Category: MEDIA LIES

Disinformers at work: the US media’s unrelenting demonisation of Venezuelan government

B WHELAN—Disinformers are the rule in the US media and that of vassal states—practically the entire “Western” media machine—many of whom simply translate and reproduce the lies being created and disseminated by the big US engines of propaganda. All major corporate media have stables of experienced propagandists covering foreign affairs. At CBS such group includes the likes of Elizabeth Palmer, a woman who has long perfected the sordid art of lying with a straight face, projecting faux empathy with the “victims” of a government persecuted by the Washington mafia, and of injecting innuendo and omission as a technique to suppress the truth.

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Jimmy Dore: Morning Joe attacks Tulsi for opposing war

Watch Jimmy Dore and his crew delve into the sordid labyrinthine story behind the latest disinformation campaign being disseminated by NBC, the NYTimes and other major media, in their effort to demonise as a “Russian agent” anyone disagreeing with the Deep State’s constant push for war and ever more ridiculously bloated Pentagon budgets.

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Dissidents Must Understand The Difference Between Fact And Narrative

CAITLIN JOHNSTONE—There are a lot of great alternative media outlets out there, and a lot of good dissident politicians and activists, but the problem they run into again and again is that they often stay calm and monotonous while repeating cold, hard facts. This is a problem because while they’re trying to calmly fight the status quo using raw data, the establishment is using sparkly narratives in all the right places. They’re appealing to emotions, they’re condensing their stories into catchy 20-second sound bytes, and they’re using facts only when facts help advance the narrative.

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Has Rachel Maddow Entered Her Infowars Period?

SHANE RYAN—So, again, in the absence any actual connection to actual Russian attacks on our grid, what on earth is Maddow up to here? Is she just using a nasty weather event to stoke the fear that Russia could make it worse? Because that’s definitely what it seems like she’s doing! And fearmongering on that level, with no evidence to support her wild speculation, is deeply irresponsible and extremely reminiscent of the conspiratorial ravings you’d see on Infowars or any other alternative right-wing media source. It’s building an enemy from scratch. Maddow’s insular red-baiting does no favors to anyone, on any side, and only encourages tribalistic thinking.

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