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Fake News about ‘Fake News’ – The Media Performance Pyramid

By Media Lens

In the wake of Brexit and Trump, ‘mainstream’ media have done the formerly unthinkable by focusing on media bias. The intensity of focus has been such that the Oxford Dictionaries have  2,760 more words


A Warning that Should Be Heeded

A couple of very thoughtful friends have chided me occasionally because I have had the temerity to post partisan pieces to social media. But despite my professional communications background, I do regard much of mainstream media with profound ambivalence. 368 more words

U.S. Politics

Fake News: The Latest Effort to Destroy Alternative Media

On this edition of The Geopolitical Report, we cover the establishment’s effort to characterize alternative news as Russian propaganda. We look at the government’s use of lies to start wars and how the establishment media parrots these lies. 60 more words


Vegan sites part of ‘fake news propaganda’?

Source: RTAmerica
December 6, 2016

ionel of Lionel Media joins RT’s Ed Schultz to discuss the absurdity of Washington Post’s claims that sites promoting veganism and other apolitical topics are part of fake news propaganda, much of which it alleges is promoted by Russia. 20 more words

Mainstream Media & Propaganda

Washington Post Just Blew The Lid On #PizzaGate Big League

If you thought PizzaGate had run its course, think again: Is the Washington Post just a phenomenally biased, poorly run newspaper, or is it some kind of ingenious meta-media troll? 49 more words


The might in disbelieving

When I wrote “You are mighty.,” I forgot to include one especially significant way you can fight injustice: by supporting independent media.

When you support independent media, media not sponsored by one of the half-dozen conglomerates that now control almost all U.S. 261 more words


Senator Warren roasted by the Boston Herald for walking away from the 21st Century Cures Act

Ideological purity can absolutely be a powerful and admirable asset, something that can protect others from making egregious errors in judgment. The #NeverTrump and the Bernie or Bust movements tried in vain to stop the nominations of Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton, but there were valiant fights worth waging. 178 more words

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