The Fake News of CNN

Washington Free Beacon | November 28, 2016   Days after Donald Trump was elected to the White House, CNN launched a crusade against “fake news.” CNN has joined the New York Times in labeling fake news as a threat to the country. Washington Free Beacon reporter Bill McMorris wrote about how the Times exposed its readers to numerous fake news stories before the election. CNN followed…

Washington Post Disgracefully Promotes a McCarthyite Blacklist From a New, Hidden, and Very Shady Group

The Intercept | 27 Nov 2016 THE WASHINGTON POST on Thursday night promoted the claims of a new, shadowy organization that smears dozens of U.S. news sites that are critical of U.S. foreign policy as being “routine peddlers of Russian propaganda.” The article by reporter Craig Timberg — headlined “Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts…

Washington Post Names Drudge, Infowars, & Ron Paul As Anti-Clinton “Sophisticated Russian Propaganda Tools”

Zero Hedge November 25, 2016 The desperate flailing of a mainstream-media struggling through the five stages of grief continues as no lesser unbiased foundation of the fourth estate than The Washington Post pushes ahead with its “fake news, blame the Russians” narrative for why their candidate failed so miserably. Citing “two teams of independent researchers” (who surely…

What to Do About ‘Fake News’

Robert Parry | 18 Nov 2016 In the wake of Donald Trump’s victory, a hot new issue – raised by President Obama in an international setting on Thursday and touted on The New York Times’ front page on Friday – is the problem of “fake news” being disseminated on the Internet. Major Internet companies, such…

Provoking Nuclear War by Media

John Pilger | 23 Aug 2016 The exoneration of a man accused of the worst of crimes, genocide, made no headlines. Neither the BBC nor CNN covered it. The Guardian allowed a brief commentary. Such a rare official admission was buried or suppressed, understandably. It would explain too much about how the rulers of the…

‘Making a Murderer’ conviction overturned

BBC | 13 Aug 2016 A US federal judge has overturned the murder conviction of Brendan Dassey, whose case was examined in Netflix’s popular Making a Murderer documentary. Dassey, 26, will be released within 90 days, unless the state decides to retry him or there is an appeal. Dassey, who has learning difficulties, and his…