Thursday, July 9, 2020

Tag: mainstream media

Glenn Greenwald: Mainstream U.S. media is culpable for disseminating fake &...

"Any story that bolsters the prevailing D.C. orthodoxy on the Russia Threat, no matter how dubious, is spread far and wide."

‘Fake news’ in America: Homegrown, and far from new

The corporate state created this monstrous propaganda machine and bequeathed it to Trump.

Corporate media’s “fake news” war is backfiring by showing the world...

This battle has literally nil to do with fake news – or even Russia – and everything to do with the power of dissent.

Media complicity is key to blacklisting websites

In media and government, the journalists and officials who enable blacklisting are cravenly siding with conformity instead of democracy.

Russian propaganda? The new era of mainstream conspiracy theory

While it is true that Russia, China and other rival countries engage in espionage and propaganda, their efforts to change American minds pale in comparison to the stenography of the US and other Western media.

Too little, too late: Weeks after election, media see Trump’s conflicts,...

The media mostly missed this pressing story once during the campaign. They can’t afford to overlook it a second time.

Trumping The Times

Fear and servility in midtown Manhattan.

Trump’s seven techniques to control the media

Historically, these seven techniques have been used by demagogues to erode the freedom and independence of the press.

Libeled by the Washington Post in a ‘false news’ McCarthyite attack...

Is the Pentagon behind this massive hit on independent journalism?

And so it begins: Normalizing the election

The media must not excuse the racism, misogyny, nativism, anti-Semitism and Islamophobia because we think Trump voters have legitimate gripes.

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Trump, Tulsa, and the rise of military dissent...

President Trump threatens to cut federal funding for schools who do not fully reopen...

The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy. The Trump administration believes pushing for a nationwide open for in-person classes come fall will be a critical move to just-start the suffering economy.

Why Trump wants to kill the biggest environmental law you’ve never heard of

NEPA is one of the biggest federal policies ever enacted to protect our environment. But Trump is out to gut it — here's why.

His own worst enemy, Trump drowns in his own swamp

Thus does Trump bring down the very doom and gloom, if not carnage, on himself invoked by his own lies and fear-mongering.

Fossil fuels’ ‘net-zero’ carbon emissions scam is something humanity doesn’t have time for

Why vague commitments by fossil fuel corporations to “zero out” carbon emissions don’t add up.