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For several years, fake, foundation-funded “progressive” media (propaganda) have been trying to shame people into shutting up about the unsolved murder of Seth Rich. Rich worked at the DNC, where those Hillary Clinton emails originated.

You should know that Rich’s name first surfaced when Julian Assange personally mentioned him in interviews, implying that he was connected to the release of sensitive documents from the DNC. No one has ever disproven this. Period.

 

Judge Amos Mazzant of U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of Texas ruled Wednesday that the $57 million suit brought by Ed Butowsky makes plausible claims that the network may be liable for defamation for a series of online stories about Butowsky’s role in publicizing assertions that the murdered DNC staffer, Seth Rich, may have been involved in leaking Democratic emails.

Judge greenlights libel suit against NPR over Seth Rich reports

 

NPR argued that many of the claims in its reports, like assertions that Fox’s reporting on the Rich murder was “baseless” and “fake news,” amounted to opinion and not the kind of factual claims that can be the basis for a libel suit.

But Mazzant disagreed.

“The statements made by Folkenflik were made as verifiable statements of fact,” the judge wrote. “The statements at issue were not merely expressing a subjective view. Looking at the context of the verifiable facts, nothing shows the statements expressed Folkenflik’s opinion or merely offer Folkenflik’s personal perspective on disputed facts.”

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How To Create NPR Propaganda

Their attack reveals far more about who they are than who Camp is.

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Joe Giambrone

I’m not only referring to Trump’s tards (as Democrats would have instantly presumed) but to an equally malignant demographic: the smug, arrogant, pseudo-intellectual. These people think they know what they do not know and are thus rendered incapable of thought, incapacitated, intellectually stunted. Those types make great Nazis, in fact, and are arguably half of the voting population.

They are the Peace Laureate’s defenders and cheerleaders, Hillary’s people, corporate comedians like Samantha Bee, Zionists like Bill Maher, listeners of NPR, and readers of Alternet. These lobotomized partisans only oppose war when it is convenient, when a Republican is in office. Not when the warmonger is a Democrat, and that is disgusting hypocrisy. They have pushed the nation toward moral bankruptcy, a rampaging duopoly of blustering hypocrites talking around the crimes. They don’t notice nor even care about the bombs Barack Obama drops, nor the shiploads of arms he sells to the world’s most despicable tyrants.

How to understand such people?

They aren’t lacking in a worldview, and that’s the problem. Ideology supplants honest analysis, full stop. In this case, their only apparent ideology was revealed to be that they believe themselves to be a “lesser evil” than their opponents; that’s all. Clinton offered nothing except that her last name wasn’t Trump.

Constantly reinforced with finely streamlined propaganda that omits damning facts while pretending to investigate, this modern propaganda provides the illusion of knowledge, not the real thing. The model here is the ‘limited hangout.’ The pseudo-intellectual Democrats are permitted to know something about the topics, just enough to be brought to heel. They are manipulated at a slightly higher level than their sworn enemies, the willfully ignorant dumbasses who don’t care. A better brand of puppet is thus manufactured via top-shelf propaganda (CIA, NPR, State Department, NY Times, Washington Post, etc.). Few readers are sophisticated enough to challenge the claims of these organs, and so even nonsense can pass as factual and accurate most of the time—often all that is needed is one unnamed source.

The Putin Ate My Baby

As the alleged “Russian hacking” fiasco has shown, no credible evidence is even required to sell a new Cold War to Americans.

It’s easy to show that most of the coverage of the ‘Russians hacked the DNC’ story is propaganda and not journalism at all. Journalistic ethics require a real journalist to print the other side of the story and to present it to readers so that they can determine for themselves what to believe. Julian Assange and Wikileaks are the other side of that story, and they have been clear and consistent that the files they published weren’t “hacked” at all but leaked by a “disgusted” DNC insider. Any “news” story that omits that crucial part of the narrative is untrustworthy propaganda, the sort you’d expect living in the Soviet Union (ironically).

“Journalists should…

– Diligently seek subjects of news coverage to allow them to respond to criticism or allegations of wrongdoing.


– Support the open and civil exchange of views, even views they find repugnant.”
Society of Professional Journalists, Code of Ethics

The complete collapse of journalistic ethics across the spectrum, in the rush to demonize Russia in lockstep with the government, is arguably a far more serious concern than whether some Russian hacker found his way to some emails. The complete brainwashing of a superpower is frightening no matter how it is spun. Anti-Russian hysteria has been the norm as Washington surrounds Russia with NATO bases and destabilizes Russia’s allies, including Ukraine and Syria. These are provocations with body counts. They are not in the interest of the people parroting the official propaganda. The Great Game of imperial one-upsmanship benefits the war industry, not the common people.

It may end life on earth.

Granted, most of the content that western media provides is accurate but incomplete by design. Omission is the staple technique for those who would present biased narratives. At the large daily papers, omission is a high art form.

As the old propaganda system melts down, to much commotion, everyone needs to stay on top of the story. Western media has been exposed as corrupt, untrustworthy, and in a hostile war to influence the public mind.

No one really knows whom to trust anymore. It is a paranoid age, where even your friends lie to you daily by posting nonsensical memes based on no sourcing whatsoever. Laziness is at the heart of the dissemination: convenience culture (a la Idiocracy). No one bothers to check the veracity of their claims, to take responsibility for the information they put out into the world, although this may be turning around among a few.

We must all be journalists and demand corroboration: multiple credible sources. We must all be skeptical of news organizations, all news sources, trusting nothing without a thorough analysis. The specific phrasing matters. We must stop tolerating obvious gibberish, the fake news flooding Facebook that has no redeeming value. Noise drowns out the truth.

Real journalists back up their claims with extensive sourcing. Do you?

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PBS NEWSHOUR (Lies)

“The bill gained momentum after a measles outbreak that started at Disneyland and killed more than one hundred people.”

This is a fabrication at a time of increased controversy over forced vaccinations of children. One person died from complications related to measles, a woman in Washington State, the only US case in a decade. What’s more the woman WAS vaccinated against measles, putting a new spin on the manufactured hysteria:

Woman who died of measles WAS vaccinated: First patient to die of disease in U.S. for 12 years succumbed to disease because of other health problems 

Multiplying 1 death to “more than 100,” in order to scare the public, should rightly be considered unlawful propaganda. The public airwaves were just used to spread demonstrably false disinformation.

As long as those 100 fictional deaths are relevant, how about these real ones?

…as of December 14, 2014 there have been 6,962 serious adverse events reported to the Vaccine Adverse Events Reporting System (VAERS) in connection with measles vaccine since 1990, with over half of those occurring in children three years old and under. Of these events 329 were deaths, with over half of the deaths occurring in children under three years of age.

It’s not so simple, so cut and dry.

Merck, the main manufacturer of the measles vaccine is being sued in a class action suit for shitty quality and ineffectualness. Plus they rigged the tests (which the companies control rather than having independent labs as referees).

We are drowning in a sea of propaganda on every issue of any public importance. The corruption, as demonstrated, reaches right into the newsrooms of PBS.

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NPR IS LAUNDERING CIA TALKING POINTS TO MAKE YOU SCARED OF NSA REPORTING

Propagandastan is doing well these days. Don’t expect much from the powers that be, and you won’t be disappointed.

 

 

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It might surprise you that one of NPR’s biggest corporate sponsors is the American Natural Gas Alliance, a front group for some of the worst polluters in America.* (MORE)