US Journalists & War-Crime Guilt Written by Peter Dyer Thursday, 16 October 2008 Editor’s Note: This year, the U.S. news media cheered the opening of the $450 million Newseum in Washington, a self-congratulatory celebration of American journalism. However, rather … Read more . . .
Buying Venezuela’s Press With U.S. Tax Dollars July 15, 2010 Jeremy Bigwood https://nacla.org/node/6663 The U.S. State Department is secretly funneling millions of dollars to Latin American journalists, according to documents obtained in June under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). The 20 … Read more . . .
Lexicon of most misleading terms in Israeli-Palestinian conflict The Israeli media is rife with false terms and statements that distort the public’s perception of reality. By Amira Hass Ha’aretz, 31 May 2010 * “Humanitarian crisis.” “There is no humanitarian crisis in … Read more . . .
CAIR (Council on American-Islamic Relations) The FBI’s use of Informants, Recruitment and Intimidation within Muslim Communities Annotated Source List: News Articles and Cases Reported to CAIR (as per 26.3.2009) Read more … Read more . . .
Manufacturing Discontent: The Case of the Danish Cartoons November 10, 2006 The Drouth, Summer 2006 The publication of offensive cartoons of the prophet Muhammad in Jyllands-Posten, a major Danish newspaper last year precipitated a bitter confrontation between Europe and the Islamic … Read more . . .
Euphemism and American Violence March 16, 2008 As Philip Weiss points out, David Bromwich’s ‘only reasonable response to Walt and Mearsheimer’ on the American Left. In the following piece Bromwich looks at the euphemisms that accompany the so-called ‘war on terror’. … Read more . . .
A Framework for Deception Final Report A Framework for Deception by Fred Cohen, Dave Lambert, Charles Preston, Nina Berry, Corbin Stewart, and Eric Thomas Executive Summary This paper overviews issues in the use of deception for … Read more . . .
December 1, 2008 World Falls for American Media, Even as It Sours on America By TIM ARANGO Shortly after the attacks on 9/11, a delegation of high-level media executives, including the heads of every major studio, met several times with … Read more . . .
TMS sends journalists home on biggest news day of year Published: Thursday, July 14, 2005 By Alyson Fixter Press Gazette (UK) Journalists at more than 60 weekly newspapers were banned from going out to report on the London bombings last … Read more . . .
HISTORICAL DOCUMENTS "HELD HOSTAGE" BY CIA http://www.fas.org/sgp/news/secrecy/2001/12/122001.html The Central Intelligence Agency recently moved to increase its control over the historical record of U.S. foreign policy by refusing to release four sets of documents to the State Department until State historians … Read more . . .
STATE DEPT MULLS "BOOK BURNING" http://www.fas.org/sgp/news/secrecy/2001/09/092101.html The Department of State is under growing pressure from the Central Intelligence Agency to destroy its inventory of an official history of U.S. relations with Greece during the 1960s and to replace it with … Read more . . .
A Case Study Of Power And Media: The Washington Post By Max Kantar 31 October, 2008 Countercurrents.org Last week’s unilateral attack on Syria and the subsequent coverage of the events by the mainstream US media give us an impeccable illustration … Read more . . .
consortiumnews.com US Journalists & War-Crime Guilt By Peter Dyer October 15, 2008 Editor’s Note: This year, the U.S. news media cheered the opening of the $450 million Newseum in Washington, a self-congratulatory celebration of American journalism. However, rather than giving … Read more . . .
Psyops Units Encouraged to Modernize Their Equipment February 2001 by Harold Kennedy http://www.nationaldefensemagazine.org/ARCHIVE/2001/FEBRUARY/Pages/Psyops_Units4289.aspx (…) Maroon Berets Most uniformed members of the 4th POG are trained paratroopers, authorizing them to wear the maroon airborne beret. "Our mission is to deploy anywhere … Read more . . .
911 and the Propaganda Model Author unknown The need to deter democracy by alienating public opinion from public policy is one that has been long understood. Back in the 1921, the highly influential political columnist and media analyst Walter Lippmann, … Read more . . .
Read more . . .The idea is simple – the media choses to interview as a representative of some issue a nutcase Neo-Nazi, sending a very clear message to the reader/listener/viewer – that anyone who questions the official discourse on that particular issue should be regarded as a holocaust denier, a lunatic, and as a potentially dangerous individual. This is media prostitution on steroids.
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 . . .
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 . . .
Ugly phrase conceals an uglier truth Sydney Morning HeraldJanuary 10, 2006 … 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 . . .