How Mainstream US ‘News’ Media Pump Their Government’s Lies to Deceive the Public

Strategic Culture by ERIC ZUESSE   Now that finally the US government has officially terminated its arming and training of the jihadist gangs that are fighting to overthrow and replace Syria’s government, the neoconservative mainstream US ‘news’ media are disagreeing with each other over how to communicate this fact to the American people without contradicting, or otherwise violating,…

The Demonopolization Of Deceit: Fighting For Narrative In The Age of Trump

Mint Press News By Yoav Litvin   With the mainstream media busy perpetuating the lies of “Russiagate,” populist alternative media have taken up their mantle, advancing falsehoods that are allowing the right wing to dictate a new narrative. The need for accountability in reporting is now perhaps greater than ever. White House press secretary Sean…

Will ‘Big Lies’ About Syria’s Chemical Weapons Spark a New US War?

Strategic Culture by MICHAEL JABARA CARLEY   In late February 2017, the Russian Federation and China vetoed a joint, US, French and British resolution to impose sanctions on Syria over allegations of chemical weapons use. I wondered at the time why this issue was coming back. In 2014, on Russian initiative the Syrian government agreed…

Fake News: The Fake-Stream Media Devours Itself

The Great Recession Blog by David Haggith   When their Anointed One lost the election, big television news networks and primary newspapers coined the term “fake news” because they were angry at alternative media for eroding deep into their domain. It was time to expose these fakers because audiences were fleeing to alternatives to establishment media as certainly as…

Obama Quietly Signs The “Countering Disinformation And Propaganda Act” Into Law

ZeroHedge by Tyler Durden   Late on Friday, with the US population embracing the upcoming holidays and oblivious of most news emerging from the administration, Obama quietly signed into law the 2017 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) which authorizes $611 billion for the military in 2017. In a statement, Obama said that: Today, I have…