Eight Traits of the Disinformationalist by H. Michael Sweeney HMS@proparanoid.com (Revised April 2000 – formerly SEVEN Traits) 1) Avoidance. They never actually discuss issues head-on or provide constructive input, generally avoiding citation of references or credentials. Rather, they merely imply … Read more . . .
http://www.commercialalert.org/issues/culture/newspapers/coalition-queries-newspapers-on-secret-agreements-to-limit-coverage Commercial Alert website, May 31st, 2000 Coalition Queries Newspapers on Secret Agreements to Limit Coverage Commercial Alert, media scholars and activists sent letters today to The New York Times, Wall Street Journal and Washington Post to ask about their … Read more . . .
Why the media ignored 9/11 by Daan de Wit August 22, 2006 http://www.deepjournal.com/p/7/a/en/51.html [Note: The original article contains links to various sources. Those interested in the sources should read the original article, the URL of which is listed above. The … Read more . . .
Read more . . ."Allowing ourselves to be swept up in the backlash against globalization would undermine America's ability to advance its self-interests."
THE UNITED STATES FIFTY YEARS ON Fighting for communication control http://mondediplo.com/1997/09/communication Liberalism is for others. Although it insists on unlimited access for American products from the rest of the world, Washington has not hesitated since the end of the second … Read more . . .
Quiet Rage is the most authentic source available for outsiders to glimpse the pathological reactions caused by exposure of prisoners, guards and administrators to a prison environment.
Conspiracy and Closed Minds on 9/11 by Morgan ReynoldsMarch 2006 While more Americans doubt the 9/11 story every week, evidence abounds that many have a mental block against rational examination of the evidence about 9/11. The possibility that it was … Read more . . .
Crisis management: PR in a post-September 11 environment – Breakfast briefing http://www.amcham.org.eg/Operation/Committees/CommitteesBriefing2002/Marketing.asp#6American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt Weber Shandwick chairman Jack Leslie spoke at a breakfast briefing on June 17 (2002) at the Marriott Hotel about crisis management and public … Read more . . .
Mass Media Cover-up Leading Journalists Expose Major Cover-ups by Mass Media Kristina Borjesson This is a 10-page summary of revealing accounts by 20 award-winning journalists from the book Into the Buzzsaw, compiled Kristina Borjesson. All of these courageous writers were … Read more . . .
February 15, 2006 White Rose Redux By Garth Cartledge http://www.justicescholars.org/pegc/white_rose_redux.html A day or two ago I looked again at the anti-Hitler pamphlets issued by Munich university students Hans and Sophie Scholl in late 1942 and early 1943 as part of … Read more . . .
Leo Strauss and the Noble Lie: The Neo-Cons at War by John G. Mason As our Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld once noted in an off the cuff remark, strategic truths sometimes need be defended by a “bodyguard of … Read more . . .
Ugly phrase conceals an uglier truth Sydney Morning HeraldJanuary 10, 2006 … Read more . . .
ASIL Insight The UNESCO Convention on Cultural Diversity, and the WTO: Diversity in International Law-Making? By Joost Pauwelyn With surprising ease, 148 countries meeting in Paris last month signed off on a new UNESCO convention to protect cultural diversity. Commentators … Read more . . .
Telling it like it isn’t By Robert FiskROBERT FISK is Middle East correspondent for the London Independent and the author, most recently, of "The Great War for Civilisation: The Conquest of the Middle East," published last month by Knopf. December … Read more . . .
http://www.nepalnews.com.np/contents/englishdaily/ktmpost/2003/aug/aug12/features1.htm Translation : From corruption to meditation By SANGITA RAYAMAJHI The Kathmandu Post, 12 August 2003 These past two years have been years of translations for me, which I have spent translating diverse texts from Nepali into English. … Read more . . .
Is the word euphemism a euphemism? No. According to the Concise Oxford Dictionary, a euphemism is a vague expression that is used to conceal a harsh reality. In effect, euphemisms reduce precision of thought. The word euphemism, however, precisely names the … Read more . . .
Euphemism and Dysphemism : Language Used as Shield and Weapon (Book, Hardcover)by Keith Allan, Kate Burridge Book Description We all use euphemisms. We ask for directions to the "ladies room" or convey the news that someone has recently "passed away." … Read more . . .
Rendition: a dangerous euphemism The Age (Australia), March 11, 2005 Allegations that an Australian citizen has been tortured ought to be thoroughly investigated. http://www.theage.com.au/news/Editorial/Rendition-a-dangerous-euphemism/2005/03/10/1 Rendition is an opaque term coined by US bureaucrats to describe the practice of sending … Read more . . .
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2005/09/10/AR2005091001192.html Wire Fence Cuts Deeper Into Coast’s Morale Project Aims to Secure Homes From Looting By Evelyn Nieves Washington Post Staff WriterSunday, September 11, 2005; Page A13 National Guard crews are setting up double rows of coiled razor wire in … Read more . . .
U.S. "Global Leadership": A Euphemism for World Policeman by Barbara Conry Barbara Conry is a foreign policy analyst at the Cato Institute. Executive Summary "Global leadership" has gained increasing prominence as a guiding principle for American foreign policy. Yet the … Read more . . .