Corporate Media Admits Its Own 'Russian Propaganda' Story May Be 'Fake News' Washington, D.C. – In what amounts to the Washington Post attempting to maintain a semblance of credibility after running a propaganda piece labeling numerous websites, including The Free Thought Project, as “Russian propaganda,” Post editors on Wednesday attempted to distance themselves from the story by attaching to the top of the article a disclaimer that among other things claims that the Post cannot “vouch for the validity of PropOrNot’s finding regarding any individual media outlet.”
Here is the Editor’s disclaimer recently added to the story: Editor’s Note: The Washington Post on Nov. 24 published a story on the work of four sets of researchers who have examined what they say are Russian propaganda efforts to undermine American democracy and interests. The Anonymous Blacklist Promoted by the Washington Post Has Apparent Ties to Ukrainian Fascism and CIA Spying.
Photo Credit: Max Borge, Flickr Last month, the Washington Post gave a glowing front-page boost to an anonymous online blacklist of hundreds of American websites, from marginal conspiracy sites to flagship libertarian and progressive publications.
As Max Blumenthal reported for AlterNet, the anonymous website argued that all of them should be investigated by the federal government and potentially prosecuted under the Espionage Act as Russian spies, for wittingly or unwittingly spreading Russian propaganda. My own satirical newspaper was raided and closed down by the Kremlin in 2008, on charges of “extremism”—akin to terrorism—which I took seriously enough to leave for home for good. What the Washington Post did in boosting an anonymous blacklist of American journalists accused of criminal treason is one of the sleaziest, and most disturbing (in a very familiar Kremlin way) things I’ve seen in this country since I fled for home.
The CIA and the Press: When the Washington Post Ran the CIA’s Propaganda Network. Image by Nathaniel St.
Clair Last week, the Washington Post published a scurrilous piece by a heretofore obscure technology reporter named Craig Timberg, alleging without the faintest evidence that Russian intelligence was using more than 200 independent news sites to pump out pro-Putin and anti-Clinton propaganda during the election campaign. The ultimate weapon against dissent. A lone protester in Dallas for the 50th anniversary of the JFK assassination in 2013.
(LA Times photo) “Now it’s conspiracy – they’ve made that something that should not even be entertained for a minute, that powerful people might get together and have a plan. WikiLeaks Just DUMPED EVERYTHING – This is HUGE – Historic Activity by Wikileaks – Read and Share before it is taken down! NOTICE: This is a developing story, it is being actively updated as information comes available.
Please check back for updates. Last Updated 4:54PM GMT (12:54 PM Eastern United States) UPDATE 4:54PM GMT (12:54PM EST) Information circulating that suggests there are more members of @Wikileaks impacted. CNN Reporter DIDN'T KNOW She Was STILL ON THE AIR, ADMITS OBAMA PAID THEM TO LIE - VIA| If you happen to watch CNN, you’ll know that the network has become a front for the Clinton Campaign and a bastion for spreading liberal nonsense.
Now, a report by one of its own journalists has found that CNN has also taken bribes from foreign countries. The CNN reporter who blew the lid on this issue was none other than Amber Lyon, formerly employed by CNN and an “award winning reporter.” Yesterday, Lyon “blew the cover” on the network’s suspicious business practices. Lyon claims that CNN “is paid by the U.S. government for reporting on some events, and not reporting on others.” Lyon also told us that the network is a tool for the Obama Administration to manipulate the information the American Public gets to see.
Lyon claims that Obama has been controlling what we know through CNN, her former employer. In 1967, the CIA Created the Label Conspiracy Theorists. Brendan D.
60 Minutes Casts Snowden, Manning As Traitors. The television program, “60 Minutes,” aired a segment on Sunday in which it assassinated the character of Chelsea Manning and Edward Snowden, and even went so far as to question their loyalty to America.
The two whistleblowers were compared to the Washington Navy Yard shooter, who killed twelve people. It was part of an examination of what U.S. government officials perceive to be serious flaws in the process by which the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) reviews security clearances granted to government employees, but the framing made it seem like architects of “insider threat” programs from U.S. security agencies and politicians, who support total surveillance of government employees in the workplace and while they’re at home, had produced the segment.
The Mossad Caucus Exposed - Antiwar.com Original by. Once again, a scandal involving spying and the state of Israel is rocking Capitol Hill, with one big difference.
This time, instead of the usual scenario where Israel is spying on us, the tables are turned and it’s those usually hapless Americans who have been secretly looking over the shoulder of their “ally.” The Wall Street Journal reports that the National Security Agency (NSA) not only eavesdropped on the private communications of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, but that “The National Security Agency’s targeting of Israeli leaders and officials also swept up the contents of some of their private conversations with U.S. lawmakers and American-Jewish groups.
How Walmart Keeps an Eye on Its Massive Workforce. The retail giant is watching.
By Susan Berfield | November 24, 2015. Walmart Is Working with the FBI and Lockheed Martin to Spy on Striking Workers. How Covert Agents Infiltrate the Internet to Manipulate, Deceive, and Destroy Reputations. One of the many pressing stories that remains to be told from the Snowden archive is how western intelligence agencies are attempting to manipulate and control online discourse with extreme tactics of deception and reputation-destruction.
It’s time to tell a chunk of that story, complete with the relevant documents. Over the last several weeks, I worked with NBC News to publish a series of articles about “dirty trick” tactics used by GCHQ’s previously secret unit, JTRIG (Joint Threat Research Intelligence Group). Exclusive: 50 Spies Say ISIS Intelligence Was Cooked. It’s being called a ‘revolt’ by intelligence pros who are paid to give their honest assessment of the ISIS war—but are instead seeing their reports turned into happy talk.
More than 50 intelligence analysts working out of the U.S. military’s Central Command have formally complained that their reports on ISIS and al Qaeda’s branch in Syria were being inappropriately altered by senior officials, The Daily Beast has learned. The complaints spurred the Pentagon’s inspector general to open an investigation into the alleged manipulation of intelligence. The fact that so many people complained suggests there are deep-rooted, systemic problems in how the U.S. military command charged with the war against the self-proclaimed Islamic State assesses intelligence. Time to Blame the Right People for the Refugee Debacle.
Let’s get this straight, up to 6 million refugees are waiting to get into Western Europe. This is life and death for them, no Arab country wants them and the irony of six million people dying in Israeli concentration camps is unavoidable. This is an unprecedented human disaster with 300,000 murdered already. First we can very simply describe who killed them, starting with ISIS and al Nusra murder squads. That alone covers 90%. Co-Opting Consciousness at Awakening’s Door : Waking Times. Zen Gardner, GuestWaking Times. FBI Had 12-Page File On George Carlin Because He Made Jokes About Government. George Carlin's extensive FBI file just recently surfaced Comedian George Carlin is known as one of the most controversial and outspoken entertainers of his time, and as far as the government is concerned, he could have possibly been a terrorist. Carlin was not a violent or criminal person in any way, but he said things during his routines that struck at the root of the problems in our society.
He went into great detail about corruption in government and business. During the 1978 Supreme Court case, FCC v Pacifica Foundation, the government cited Carlin’s work as an example of profanity. 1975 Video: CIA Admits to Congress the Agency Uses Mainstream Media to Distribute Disinfo. JFK to 911 Everything Is A Rich Man's Trick.
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Statues Destroyed In ISIS Videos Are Confirmed Fake. Last month, alleged ISIS soldiers were shown on video destroying ancient relics and statues. The videos created a global uproar, and deepened western animosity towards the Islamic State. However, according to recent reports the whole thing was a hoax, and the ancient statues and relics were exact replicas of the real thing. Senate endorses retroactive FISA immunity for warrantless wiretapping. Bush wins hard-fought battle after Senate immunizes telecom companies that illegally opened their networks to the Feds. Page 4 of Article: How the CIA made Google. INSURGE INTELLIGENCE, a new crowd-funded investigative journalism project, breaks the exclusive story of how the United States intelligence community funded, nurtured and incubated Google as part of a drive to dominate the world through control of information.
Alternative media continues to ignore Alex Jones’ Stratfor connections. Open Letter to the Alternative Media. Obama administration drops investigation into CIA spying on US Senate. Will Potter: The Shocking Move to Criminalize Nonviolent Protest. Investigative journalist Will Potter shares his personal experiences and insights about the government’s use of power to silence truth and suppress dissent (including nonviolent protests) regarding what some large corporations are doing to harm the environment, animals, whales, and more. Full transcript below: From Ancient Egypt to Modern America, Spying Has Always Been Used to Crush Dissent. Source: Washington’s Blog.