Fake News: the Unravelling of US Empire From Within

CounterPunch by Prof. John McMurtry   Photo by Alan Cleaver   Setting the Stage of the Press-President War US ruling ideology and Washington power have become unstuck as never before.  A war of opposing certitudes and denunciations is waged day to day between the long-ruling US corporate media and the White House.  Both continuously proclaim… Read More Fake News: the Unravelling of US Empire From Within

FBI Probing “Far-right” News Sites Such as Infowars, Breitbart

The New American by Alex Newman   It seems the establishment and its propaganda organs are still smarting after being exposed as fringe and weak this election. Now, the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is supposedly investigating whether popular alternative media outlets were involved in an alleged “Russian cyber operation” in the 2016 election to… Read More FBI Probing “Far-right” News Sites Such as Infowars, Breitbart

Newly-Declassified Documents Show that a Senior CIA Agent and Deputy Director of the Directorate of Intelligence Worked Closely with Owners and Journalists with Many of the Largest Media Outlets

Washington’s Blog   Newly-declassified documents show that a senior CIA agent and Deputy Director of the Directorate of Intelligence worked closely with the owners and journalists of many of the largest media outlets: The United States Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities found in 1975 that the CIA submitted… Read More Newly-Declassified Documents Show that a Senior CIA Agent and Deputy Director of the Directorate of Intelligence Worked Closely with Owners and Journalists with Many of the Largest Media Outlets

NOTHING NEW: ‘Fake’ & Weaponized News Has Long Haunted Our War-Weary World

21st Century Wire by Mark Anderson   Hearst vs Pulitzer battle for the yellow journalism title (Image Source: US Library of Congress) Today’s ‘fake news’ crisis is by no means a recent phenomenon born during the Presidential campaign of Donald J. Trump, as the mainstream media would have us believe, even while big media outlets hypocritically… Read More NOTHING NEW: ‘Fake’ & Weaponized News Has Long Haunted Our War-Weary World

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… Read More Fake News: The Fake-Stream Media Devours Itself

The Entire World is “Fake News”

New Eastern Outlook by Andre Vltchek   Imperialist demagogues, as well as religious fanatics, are known to live in their grotesque realities. They erect huge sand castles, invent mascots, and bombard the public relentlessly with self-promoting messages. Those who refuse to listen and believe, those who dare to doubt and resist, are sidelined, starved to… Read More The Entire World is “Fake News”

From ‘Fake News’ to ‘Fake Intelligence’

Strategic Culture by WAYNE MADSEN   Never in the history of the Central Intelligence Agency has it and its surrogates so blatantly and boldly interfered in a U.S. election. The U.S. media, in a matter of hours, altered course from concentrating on «fake news» about innocent pizzerias being linked to child sexual exploitation to spotlighting… Read More From ‘Fake News’ to ‘Fake Intelligence’