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Newsroom Fuck Ups

These are the stalwarts, the bedrock institutions that the free world turns to for important information.

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bought-journalism

German journalist reveals payola to spin the news for NATO/CIA. Udo Olfkotte says he was a non-official disinformation operative for 25 years.

“I was educated to lie, to betray, not to tell the truth.”

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garywebb-article

The war on Gary Webb is covered at The Intercept.

CIA / MEDIA COLLABORATORS DESTROYED GARY WEBB

The CIA watched these developments closely, collaborating where it could with outlets who wanted to challenge Webb’s reporting. Media inquiries had started almost immediately following the publication of “Dark Alliance,” and Dujmovic in “Managing a Nightmare” cites the CIA’s success in discouraging “one major news affiliate” from covering the [Contra Cocaine] story. 

Congressional committee:

…Contras themselves knowingly received financial and material assistance from drug traffickers. In each case, one or another agency of the U.S. government had information regarding the involvement either while it was occurring, or immediately thereafter.”

The chief of the CIA’s Central America Task Force was also quoted as saying, “With respect to (drug trafficking) by the Resistance Forces…it is not a couple of people. It is a lot of people.”

Kill the Messenger

Republicans Live

Posted: September 26, 2014 in -
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blackhole

Researcher shows that black holes do not exist

Yes, no? Maybe? Who the fuck knows?

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