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Fourteen Propaganda Techniques Fox "News" Uses to Brainwash Americans. There is nothing more sacred to the maintenance of democracy than a free press.

Fourteen Propaganda Techniques Fox "News" Uses to Brainwash Americans

Access to comprehensive, accurate and quality information is essential to the manifestation of Socratic citizenship - the society characterized by a civically engaged, well-informed and socially invested populace. Thus, to the degree that access to quality information is willfully or unintentionally obstructed, democracy itself is degraded. It is ironic that in the era of 24-hour cable news networks and "reality" programming, the news-to-fluff ratio and overall veracity of information has declined precipitously.

Press Freedom Online. Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music.  Be the change you wish to see in this world. Les Bobards d'Or – à Paris le 20 mars 2012. Conspiracy Watch / Observatoire du conspirationnisme. Ness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) Your Guide to Good Journalism. These 6 Corporations Control 90% Of The Media In America. 11. The Media Can Legally Lie. CMW REPORT, Spring 2003 Title: “Court Ruled That Media Can Legally Lie” Author: Liane Casten ORGANIC CONSUMER ASSOCIATION, March 7, 2004 Title: “Florida Appeals Court Orders Akre-Wilson Must Pay Trial Costs for $24.3 Billion Fox Television; Couple Warns Journalists of Danger to Free Speech, Whistle Blower Protection” Author: Al Krebs Faculty Evaluator: Liz Burch, Ph.D.

11. The Media Can Legally Lie

Student Researcher: Sara Brunner In February 2003, a Florida Court of Appeals unanimously agreed with an assertion by FOX News that there is no rule against distorting or falsifying the news in the United States. The Error Iceberg. Reuters Photo Fraud. The Reuters Photo Scandal A Taxonomy of Fraud A comprehensive overview of the four types of photo fraud committed by Reuters, August, 2006 The recent discovery that the Reuters news agency released a digitally manipulated photograph as an authentic image of the bombing in Beirut has drawn attention to the important topic of bias in the media.

Reuters Photo Fraud

But lost in the frenzy over one particular image is an even more devastating fact: that over the last week Reuters has been caught red-handed in an astonishing variety of journalistic frauds in the photo coverage of the war in Lebanon. This page serves as an overview of the various types of hoaxes, lies and other deceptions perpetrated by Reuters in recent days, since the details of the scandal are getting overwhelmed by a torrent of shallow mainstream media coverage that can easily confuse or mislead the viewer. Internet-Manifesto. Index on Censorship. Reporters sans frontières. Media reform through education, organizing and advocacy. Center for Media and Democracy. Media Standards Trust. Columbia Journalism Review. Columbia Journalism Review. Media Reform Information Center. In 1983, 50 corporations controlled the vast majority of all news media in the U.S.

Media Reform Information Center

At the time, Ben Bagdikian was called "alarmist" for pointing this out in his book, The Media Monopoly. In his 4th edition, published in 1992, he wrote "in the U.S., fewer than two dozen of these extraordinary creatures own and operate 90% of the mass media" -- controlling almost all of America's newspapers, magazines, TV and radio stations, books, records, movies, videos, wire services and photo agencies. He predicted then that eventually this number would fall to about half a dozen companies. L’Observatoire des médias. Observatoire des Journalistes et de l'Information Médiatique. « Le Monde diplomatique » disparaît… Classement des aides à la presse. [Observatoire français des médias] Aides à la presse : les 200 titres les plus aidés. Aides à la presse en France.

Is this plagiarism? A new web extension can help answer that question. Suspicious about the origins of an article you’re reading online?

Is this plagiarism? A new web extension can help answer that question

A new browser extension and website, Churnalism U.S., claims to help detect plagiarism by comparing web content to Wikipedia and a database of press releases. Churnalism was built by the Sunlight Foundation, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit that aims to make government more transparent and accountable, and Media Standards Trust, a U.K. -based nonprofit that advocates for transparency in news. Churnalism. Churnalism Search. SourceWatch. is an interactive wiki website that depends on readers like you to improve content.


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