Posts Tagged ‘mass media’

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I have a similar paper on this topic, that I’ll release shortly…

Robert Parry:

NYT Shows How Propaganda Works

When the topic is Ukraine and the alleged violator is Russia, no extreme is too extreme in denouncing Russia’s President Vladimir Putin. But the concern about international law simply disappears when discussing Syria and the desirability of U.S. President Barack Obama overthrowing the government there.

… Another way that the New York Times makes itself useful as a neocon propaganda vehicle is by applying two radically different standards for proof when an accusation is made.

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James Corbett strikes again.

How conspiracy theories factor into the September 11th cover up:

Disinformation Killed 9/11 “Truth”

Newsroom Fuck Ups

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

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New York Times Warning: Trust Authorities on Boston Bombing, or You’re Nuts

Disbelieve the government when we tell you to.

Believe the government when we tell you to.

You are not qualified to think.

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Trailer: The Hurt Locker

Screening the Politics Out of the Iraq War

By David Sterritt, Ph.D.
DavidSterritt.com

The Hurt Locker, the widely praised movie about American soldiers on a bomb squad in Iraq, has arrived in theaters with enough rave reviews to fill two dozen quote ads. While the film is excellent in some respects, its politics are worrisome – not because they’re wrong, but because there are no politics in a film about the most politically fraught conflict in recent memory. And the eagerness of critics to overlook or excuse this bothers me just as much.

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