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Farhad Manjoo, Welcome to the Post-Text Future “Photos, videos, graphics and more are taking over our online experience. And in response, companies and publishers are all pouring money into developing even more multimedia for us to consume.” read
Jewish Oligarchs, paulcraigroberts.org , Liberal/Left Harvard Law Professor Alan Dershowitz Blows Away CNN Liars watch
Vietnam jails activist for 14 years for livestreaming pollution march read
Max Fisher, The credibility trap “I admit I am most persuaded, though, by Bacevich’s suggestion that American foreign policy professionals, regardless of gender, have been drawn to myths of American credibility that allow them to see their work, and to some extent themselves, in a more flattering and uncomplicated light…..Rather than admit that some things are beyond our control, reputation theory allows us to believe that we can prevent bad things from happening in the world simply by being truer to ourselves. It is an appealing message. Unfortunately, the world simply doesn’t work that way.” read
Charlie Warzel, He Predicted The 2016 Fake News Crisis. Now He’s Worried About An Information Apocalypse. “In mid-2016, Aviv Ovadya realized there was something fundamentally wrong with the internet — so wrong that he abandoned his work and sounded an alarm.” read
William C. Kashatus, This Was a Real “Fake News” Story – And It Landed Us in a War read
Ralph Nader, Experts for the People—Shut Out by the Mass Media “Whether it is NPR, PBS, the network news programs, the Sunday news interview shows and too often the New York Times, Washington Post, Associated Press and the Wall Street Journal their interviewees are the defenders of the status quo or those with corporatists’ viewpoints.” read
Jonathan Cook, Can We Trust the Corporate Media Banging the Regime-change Drum? read
Dave Lindorff, Washington has Engaged in Information Warfare, Including Fake News and Trolling, for Years read

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Dennis J Bernstein and Randy Credico, John Pilger: Mainstream Media and Imperial Powerread
Paul Craig Roberts. Presstitute Media at Wits End To Protect Its 18 Months of Lies About Russiagate read
Report: FBI Agents’ ‘Secret Society’ Text Appears to Be a Joke read
Jackson Lears, “Russiagate” as Religion read
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Julie Tulbert, 5 Dangerous Mistakes the Mainstream Media Made While Covering the 2018 March for Life read
Chris Sosa, 9 Explosive Claims from Michael Wolff’s Book That the Media Missed read
Eric Zuesse, Media Lies About Fake News read
Patrick Di Justo, Rhett Allain, Issie Lapowsky, Nitasha Tiku, Sandra Upson, Erin Griffith, Zeynep Tufekci, David Kline,: It’s the (Democracy-Poisoning) Golden Age of Free Speech read
John Nolte, The Breitbart News Fake News Awards read
Global Research, Challenging Mass Media: It’s Time for the Truth read
John Nolte, Media Again Betray Public Trust with Wild Conspiracy Theories About Trump’s Mental Health read
Rani Molla and Peter Kafka, Here’s who owns everything in Big Media today read
Paul Craig Roberts, In the Western World Lies Have Displaced Truth read
Is It Propaganda Or Not? Your Friendly Neighborhood Propaganda Identification Service, Since 2016 read

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Casey Coates Danson, Trump’s Allies Are Taking Over the Media and Creating Their Own Realityread
Debunking Fake News With Scott Ritter read
Jessie Van Berkel, Senator Al Franken Tells Supporters: ‘I’m Not Giving Up My Voice’ read
Jon Marshall, How a reporting mistake nearly derailed the Watergate investigation — and how journalists recovered read
Bradford Richardson , ‘Fake News’: Half of all Americans believe the media make up anti-Trump stories read
Daniel Ellsberg: Americans Have Escaped Self-Annihilation by Luck read
Janine Jackson interviewed Jeff Cohen about the documentary All Governments Lie read

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Pepe Escobar. ISIS Defeated In Syria And Iraq – Main Street Media Ignores It read
POGO, Project on Government Oversight read
POGO Applauds Effort to Protect Intelligence Community Contractor Whistleblowers read
David Masciotra, How Fake News Works: Tens of Millions of Americans Would Flunk Any Basic Civics Class read
Dave Lindorff. read
Andrew J. Bacevich, More ‘Fake News,’ Alas, From the New York Times read
Héctor Carré, Fake News and the Media read
paulcraigroberts.org CNN Exposed As Propaganda Ministry For the DNC and Military/Security Complex read
Glenn Greenwald, The U.S. Media Suffered Its Most Humiliating Debacle in Ages and Now Refuses All Transparency Over What Happened “By the end of the day, it was clear that several of the nation’s largest and most influential news outlets had spread an explosive but completely false news story to millions of people, while refusing to provide any explanation of how it happened.” read

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Partisanship, Propaganda, and Disinformation: Online Media and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election read
Paul Craig Roberts, THE WEAPONIZATION OF HISTORY AND JOURNALISM “When a country has a population among whom thare are no truths except group-specific truths, the country is so divided as to be over and done with. ..Here is Lincoln, “the Great Emancipator,” telling the South that they can have slavery if they will pay the duties and imposts on imports. How many black students and whites brainwashed by Identity Politics are going to sit there and listen to such a tale and not strongly protest the racist professor justifying white supremacy and slavery? The conflict was entirely economic and had nothing whatsoever to do with slavery, which also had existed in the North….Today our country is far more divided that it was in 1860. Identity Politics has taught Americans to hate each other, but, neverheless, the zionist neoconservatives assure us that we are “the indispensable, exceptional people.” We, a totally divided people, are said to have the right to rule the world and to bomb every country that doesn’t accept our will into the stone age.
Paul Craig Roberts, No end To Coverups read
In turn the world hates America. Washington has told too many lies about other countries and used those lies to destroy them..read
Edward Curtin, The Lies of 9/11 Miracle Workers: A Review of David Ray Griffin’s Bush And Cheney: How They Ruined America And The World read
Andrew Dugan and Zac Auter, Republicans’, Democrats’ Views of Media Accuracy Diverge (Democrats much more approving) read
Tyler Fisher, Our left-right media divide told through Charlottesville read
Two Sides to Every Issue: the Tedium Twins Debate the Crucifixion, Slavery and Cannibalism(excerpt from Alexander Cockburn and Jeffrey St. Clair, End Times: the Death of the Fourth Estate read
Why Isn’t the Mainstream Media Honest about US Torture? read
Ed Brayton, The Long, Sordid History of Bothsidesism read
Rob Faris, Partisanship, Propaganda, and Disinformation: Online Media and the 2016 U.S. Presidential Election read

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paulcraigroberts.org, Down The Memory Hole Goes The Truth “The chaos, legislative fumbling, and legal jeopardy should not obscure the ways that the administration is remaking federal policy in consequential ways.” read
James F. Tracy, English Translation of Udo Ulfkotte’s “Bought Journalists” Suppressed? read
The World’s Largest Humanitarian Crisis Is Basically Being Blacked Out by Western Media read
Olivia Solon, The future of fake news: don’t believe everything you read, see or hear read
Global Resarch, Selected Articles: Fake News? What the Mainstream Media Is Not Telling You read

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Mark Taliano, Big Lies Incorporated Critiques Democracy Now: “Numerous labels apply: Parallel Left, Imperial Left, Fake Left. Whichever label is used, however, the reality remains that people and agencies who posture as “Left” or “Progressive” on one hand, and support terrorism and illegal warfare on the other, are neither Left, Progressive, nor forward looking. They represent anti-Life embracing trajectories, and they are arguably more dangerous than the Right. In fact, their disguised ideology intersects with the war-mongering “Right”.” read
Ken Klippenstein, Seymour Hersh Dishes on New Exposé Upending the Official Story About Trump and Syrian Chemical Attacks read

Paul Craig Roberts, Deception Inside Deception: The Alleged Sarin Gas Attack read
Jonathan Cook, Hersh’s New Syria Revelations Buried From View read
Michael Snyder, CNN Is Dead: Network Loses All Credibility as Producer Admits That the Entire Russia Narrative Is Fake News read
David A. Graham,Why the Media’s Defense Against Trump Has Proven So Ineffective read
Gleb Tsipursky, Toward a Post-Lies Future read
Moshik Temkin, Historians Shouldn’t Be Pundits read
Kyle Pope, Is There a Business Model for Serious Journalism in the Age of Trump? read
Art Swift, In US, Confidence in Newspapers Still Low but Rising read
Stephen Lendman, The NYT Big Lie About US Combating ISIS read
Emmet Penney, Lectureporn: The Vulgar Art of Liberal Narcissism “So what is lectureporn? It is the media spectacle of a lecture whose audience is the opponent of the lecture’s intended target. Jon Stewart, Trevor Noah, Samantha Bee, Keith Olberman, Rachel Maddow (again, friend of Roger Ailes), Aaron Sorkin, and a whole host of others have built their careers on this form.” read
Robert Parry Wins Prize For Journalism By John Pilger read
Paul Craig Roberts, Presstitutes, Not Russia, Interfered in the US Presidential Election read
Tom Kertscher, Can Journalists Help Readers Navigate the Changing Media Landscape? read
Paul Craig Roberts, Even MSNBC Urges Democrats To Stop Talking About Russia read
The Interpreter, A column and newsletter by Max Fisher and Amanda Taub exploring the ideas and context behind major world events. read
Glenn Greenwald, Rachel Maddow’s Exclusive “Scoop” About a Fake NSA Document Raises Several Key Questions “While it is of course possible that there is some widespread, coordinated, official effort to feed news outlets false information in order to discredit stories about Trump and Russia, there is no real evidence for that theory, and this story does not offer any. Maddow’s warnings about the need for caution and authentication are important ones, but if — as seems likely — the document MSNBC received was sent by someone who got it from The Intercept’s site, then the significance of this story seems very minimal, and the more ominous theories her report raises seem to be baseless.” read
Why Mainstream Media Represents the View of Billionaires read
John Pilger; The Age of Media Mass Deception (25m) watch
David Sirota: The Role of Journalism in the Age of Trump (with Jerri-Lynn Scofield) (20m) watch
Lawrence Douglas, Fake History read
Sarah K. Burris, ‘I assume because they finally watched themselves’: Colbert explains why Fox dropped slogan read
Alexios Mantzarlis, Q. and A. With Brooke Gladstone on her Book on the Media read
Moyers & Company morning reads read
MSM ‘kneejerk cheerleading’ after Syria strike nothing new – Chris Hedges read
ProPublica and the New York Daily News today won the Pulitzer Prize for public service, honoring their joint investigation on abuses in the New York City Police Department’s enforcement of the nuisance abatement law. read

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Brandon Turbeville, Google, Corporate Press Launch Attack On Alternative Media read
TeleScur (English) watch
Gilad Lotan, Fake News Is Not the Only Problem read
RT News read
The Real News Network
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NewsGrid – Al Jazeera’s interactive news hour readc
Andrew McGill, The U.S. Media Is Completely Unprepared to Cover a Trump Presidency read

Jonathan Cook, Hillary Clinton’s Defeat and the ‘Fake News’ Conspiracy read
Ramzy Baroud, Trump’s Visit To Israel: How Palestine Disappeared From US Media Coverage read
Jaclyn Reiss, Bill O’Reilly officially out at Fox News read
Justin Gardner, Govt & Media Doing Exact Same Thing It Did To Start Iraq War, And Americans are Buying It read
Michel Chossudovsky, Who is Behind “Fake News”? Mainstream Media Use Fake Videos and Images. A large collection of videos. read
Candice Bernd, “We Don’t Have the Rule of Law”: Barrett Brown on Incarceration, Journalism and His Next Steps read
Mark Ames: When Mother Jones Was Investigated for Spreading Kremlin Disinformation read
Peter Maass, Donald Trump’s War on Journalism Has Begun. But Journalists Are Not His Main Target. read
Rachel Blevins, While The Media Used Bill Maher as a Distraction, Trump Quietly Covered Up US War Crimes read
PressTV-Trump moves to keep CIA torture report secret read
Sunday summaries of TV shows read
Matt Agorist, Mainstream Media Finally Admits Russiagate is Clinton’s ‘Conspiracy Theory read
Glenn Greenwald, Trump’s CIA Director Pompeo, Targeting WikiLeaks, Explicitly Threatens Speech and Press Freedoms read
Susan Crawford, Donald Trump’s Multi-Pronged Attack on the Internet read
Adam Johnson, Out of 47 Major Editorials on Trump’s Syria Strikes, Only One Opposed read
Journalistic Integrity: Allan Nairn vs. Julian Assange read
Callum Borchers, Why faith in the media might not be as low as polls suggest read
How Soviet Dissidents Ended 70 Years of Fake News read
Rachel Roberts, Journalist who exposed Donald Trump charitable claims and revealed ‘grab ’em by the pussy’ tape wins Pulitzer read
Philip Seib, Mainstream media outlets are dropping the ball with terrorism coverage read
Timothy Alexander Guzman, The Lie of the 21st Century: How Mainstream Media “Fake News” Led to the U.S. Invasion of Iraq read
Ben Norton and Glenn Greenwald, Washington Post Disgracefully Promotes a McCarthyite Blacklist from a New, Hidden, and Very Shady Group read
Timberg’s Tale: Washington Post Reporter Spreads Blacklist of Independent Journalist Sites read
Tyler Durden, Washington Post Appends “Russian Propaganda Fake News” Story, Admits It May Be Fake read
Neal Gabler, MEDIA, MORALITY AND THE NEIGHBOR’S COW read
Masha Gessen, The Threat of Moral Authority read
Russ Martens and Pam Martens, Wall Street Journal Goes With “Alternative Facts” in Hank Greenberg Saga read
Jenna Johnson and Matea Gold, Trump calls the media ‘the enemy of the American People’ read
Adrienne LaFrance, The Mark Zuckerberg Manifesto Is a Blueprint for Destroying Journalism read
Sam Tanenhaus, Trump and the media: shooting the messengers read
Christopher Douglas, The Religious Origins of Fake News and “Alternative Facts” “The answer to this question might have to do with the religious roots of today’s Republican Party in the Christian Right. Beginning with the Moral Majority, founded in 1979 by Jerry Falwell and Tim LaHaye, and continuing through church organizations such as Pat Robertson’s Christian Coalition and James Dobson’s Focus on the Family, conservative Christians have helped reshape the Republican Party and its policies. Its “family values” positions on abortion, the sexual revolution, gender roles, pornography, and homosexuality have been heavily influenced by its conservative Christian theology…..susceptibility to fake news has its particular historical origin in Christian fundamentalism’s rejection of expert elites…..The goal of “fake news” and “alternative facts” goes beyond providing different data. Their purpose is actually to destroy the notion that there could be impartial news and objective facts. Maria Bustillos calls this endgame “dismediation,” “a form of propaganda that seeks to undermine the medium by which it travels.”
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Ronald W. Pies, ‘Alternative facts’: A psychiatrist’s guide to twisted relationships to truth read
Glenn Greenwald: Mainstream U.S. media is culpable for disseminating fake & deceitful news on Russia read
Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales launching new site to tackle fake news read
Vanity Fair, How Deeply Do Americans Distrust Mainstream Media Really? read
Jason Easley, The ACLU Just Humiliated Trump By Calling His Religious Liberty Executive Order Fake News read
Carole Cadwalladr, Google, democracy and the truth about internet search read
Paul Craig Roberts, Truth Has Become Un-American read
John Vibes, Harvard Poll Shows USA is Woke: Majority Say Mainstream Media Publishes Fake News readJack Burns, Fmr Speaker of the House Says Seth Rich Was Assassinated as WikiLeaks Source read
Michael Barthel, Americans’ Attitudes About the News Media Deeply Divided Along Partisan Lines read
The sticking power of false narrative readHrafnkell Haraldsson, White Supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos Announces New Media Company to War Against Facts read
Hrafnkell Haraldsson, White Supremacist Milo Yiannopoulos Announces New Media Company to War Against Facts read
Barna, Media Habits in the Age of “Fake News” read
Finian Cunningham, The United States of… False Flags read
Jack Shafer and Tucker Doherty, The Media Bubble Is Real — And Worse Than You Think read
Jason Easley, Fox News Exposed By Former Contributor As A Scripted And Rigged Scam read
Bill Berkowitz, Why the Corporate Media Loves a Bombing read
Josh Jones, Animated Introductions to Noam Chomsky, Roland Barthes, Marshall McLuhan, Edward Said & Stuart Hall: 5 Heavyweights of Media Criticism watch
Matt Agorist,George Carlin Explains Exactly Why Mainstream Media is Ignoring Bilderberg watch

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Nate Silver, The Real Story Of 2016 read

Moon Of Alabama, “Blind Sheik” And The CIA – Media Again Bury U.S. Support For Radical Islamism read

Jesse Singal, This Is a Great Psychological Framework for Understanding How Fake News Spreads read

Alice Speri, Trump’s Obsession with Faux Election Fraud Sets the Stage for Federal Voter Suppression read

Renee Parsons, Reflections on a Post Election Soft Coup: “Fake News”, CIA Intervention, US-NATO Militarization on Russia’s Doorstep read

Angela Phillips, Beyond ‘post-truth’: confronting the new reality read

“Citizen Historian” Project Asks: Did Local U.S. Newspapers Cover The Holocaust? read

Piers Robinson, Fake News, Propaganda and Threats to Journalism read

Jason Easley, White House Admits Putting Out Fake News To Get Good Coverage From The Press read

The CIA is One of the Main Peddlers of Fake News: Newly-Declassified Docs. read

Eva Bartlett, Video: War on Syria: Manufactured Revolution and Fake Media Narrative read

Erin Corbett, Robert Reich urges media to ‘stop mincing words’ and call Trump out on his lies read

Jay Janson, CIA Fed False Media, Hillary Dems, Cities Bomber McCain Demand War With & Destruction Of Russia read

Claire Bernish, MSNBC Just Admitted: “Our Job” Is To “Control Exactly What People Think”

Matt Agorist, 5 Stories the Media Ignored While Obsessing Over Milo read

dianeravitch, How to Recognize Lies, Hoaxes, and B.S. read

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Sam Harris, What is True? A Conversation with Jordan B. Peterson read

Anthony Fargo, How should you read unnamed sources and leaks? read
Oliver Stone, The Russians Are Coming read

Robert Parry, How the NYT Plays with History read

Thom Hartmann, The Corporate Media Isn’t Coming Close to Holding Trump Accountable read

Adam Johnson, Mainstream media looks away as Trump era begins with arrests of journalists read

Peter Certo, ips-dc.org, The Trouble with Trump’s ‘Alternative Facts read
Bernie Sanders, How Corporate Media Threatens Our Democracy read

Trump Adviser Steve Bannon Tells Press to “Keep Its Mouth Shut” watch

Chris Hedges, The Real Purpose of the U.S. Government’s Report on Alleged Hacking by Russia read

Michel Chossudovsky, The War against the Truth, When the Lie Becomes the Truth. Is Obama Preparing War Against Russia? read

Glenn Greenwald int. by Amy Goodman read

Paul Craig Roberts, A Case Study in the Creation of False News read

ich, Officials Who Pushed the Iraq War Are Now Stirring Up Anti-Russia Hysteria read

William Binney, Emails Were Leaked, Not Hacked read

Zack Beauchamp, The key findings from the US intelligence report on the Russia hack, decoded read

Katie Bo Williams, Declassified report: Putin ordered election interference to help Trump read

theintercept.com, WashPost Is Richly Rewarded for False News About Russia Threat While Public Is Deceived read

Justin Buchler, Does nonpartisan journalism have a future? read

Now that Trump’s In Office, Media Suddenly Concerned with US Military Killing Civilians read

Jack Burns, Media Silent as a Record 250,000 Romanians March to End Govt Corruption read

Marie-Anne Valfort, The Wrong Way to Stop Terrorism read

Yeganeh Torbati and Idrees Ali, Pentagon Reportedly Failed To Disclose Up To Thousands Of Air Strikes read

Jonathan Foley, The War on Facts Is a War on Democracy read

Ray Richmond: A List I Never Thought I Would Write read
David Lindorff, Senate Hearing on Russian Election Mischief Again Fails to Prove Anything read

Stephen Lendman, New Twist on Fake News Russian Hacking Story read

Eric Zuesse, “The Russian Hacking”: How the “Leaks” From Clinton and the DNC Happened read

Paul Craig Roberts The Coup Against Truth read

Glenn Greenwald, WashPost Is Richly Rewarded for False News About Russia Threat read

Mallory Shelbourne, Conway: Spicer used ‘alternative facts’ in press briefing read

Dan Colman, “Calling Bullshit”: See the Syllabus for a College Course Designed to Identify & Combat Bullshit read

RT, ‘Fail Stream Media’: RT America special on how mainstream journalists became fake news read

Death Rattle of Mainstream Media: Multiple Corporate Outlets Now Labeling Each Other “Fake News” read

Paige Lavender, Sean Spicer Argues White House Can ‘Disagree With The Facts’ read

Paige Lavender, Sean Spicer Argues White House Can ‘Disagree With The Facts’ read

Baran Hines, Journalist Who Blew the Whistle on CIA Media Control Drops Dead at 56 read

Emma Grey Ellis, Fake Think Tanks Fuel Fake News—And the President’s Tweets read

Joe Kloc, [Public Record] : Tower of Babble, by Joe Kloc : Harper’s Magazine read

Daniel T. Rodgers, When Truth Becomes a Commodity read
Andre Vltchek, The Entire World is “Fake News” read

wjastore, How News about the U.S. Military and America’s Wars is Manipulated, Massaged, and Falsified read

NYT, Journalism That Stands Apart read

Hrafnkell Haraldsson, To Remain Free, the Press Can No Longer Afford to be Stupid About Donald Trump read

Condoleezza Rice, Torture Works . . . to Produce Fake News read

Sean Blanda, Medium, and The Reason You Can’t Stand the News Anymore. read

Media Silent as CIA Quietly Publishes Millions of Damning Govt Docs Online in Searchable Database read

Rick Perlstein, Meet the Press read

Kathy Frankovic, Belief in conspiracies largely depends on political identity read

YouGov is a new worldwide site for making information more accurate read

Lambert Strether, Does the “Countering Foreign Propaganda and Disinformation Act” Apply to American Independent or Alternative Media? read

Joe Uchill, Assange: ‘Stupid maneuver’ for Dems to dwell on Russian hacking read