Wikispooks. Corporate Media Admits Its Own 'Russian Propaganda' Story May Be 'Fake News' 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. Smearing a progressive journalism icon. The Fake News Witch-Hunters At The Washington Post. The Washington Post is pushing a campaign to censor alternative media sources.
The One Franklin Square Building on K Street NW in Washington, Friday, Dec. 11, 2015, home of the Washington Post newspaper. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais) No one outside of a few obsessed cranks would’ve noticed it if the Washington Post hadn’t given it front page prominence last week: a formerly obscure web site, propornot.com, which purports to identify a “Russian active measures” campaign with some very specific goals in mind As Post “reporter” Craig Timberg put it: “The flood of ‘fake news’ this election season got support from a sophisticated Russian propaganda campaign that created and spread misleading articles online with the goal of punishing Democrat Hillary Clinton, helping Republican Donald Trump and undermining faith in American democracy, say independent researchers who tracked the operation.” “You’ve seen reports. And what about Mrs. Did you cheer on Brexit? © Antiwar.com Print This Story. Washington Post: Breaking News, World, US, DC News & Analysis.
Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say. 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.
One of them was PropOrNot, a group that insists on public anonymity, which issued a report identifying more than 200 websites that, in its view, wittingly or unwittingly published or echoed Russian propaganda. A number of those sites have objected to being included on PropOrNot’s list, and some of the sites, as well as others not on the list, have publicly challenged the group’s methodology and conclusions. Citizens for the Republic. Citizens for the Republic. “Sunlight is the best disinfectant” The Sunlight Project’s mission is to ferret out corruption that wastes taxpayer dollars and continually undermines the American people in favor of the powerful and profitable.
Each of these sectors has one thing in common: they all receive favorable treatment from the government thanks to political contributions, cronyism, and a revolving door of executives who become government officials. The American people demand accountability and fairness instead of having their tax dollars and their financial futures being sold in sweetheart deals that get little attention from the media. Big Banks In 2008, the American people were forced to bail out the largest financial institutions because they were deemed “too big to fail.”
Big Energy The Solar industry has been a pet-industry of the Obama Administration and those who claim to care about the environment. When Solyndra, Ener1, and others get government tax breaks, the American people need to know. Russia is Manipulating US Public Opinion through Online Propaganda. EU Declares War On “Fake News,” Votes To Counter “Propaganda” Critical Of Its Policies. The EU parliament just voted to “respond to information warfare” while German Chancellor Angela Merkel blamed “fake news” for manipulating public opinion.
Credit – capreform.eu It seems long gone are the days when the corporate media could label anti-establishment information as a “conspiracy theory” if they wanted their viewers to ignore it. The Fake Epidemic of Fake News. Fake news on social media has gotten so bad that it threatens democracy itself, according to President Obama and a host of other deep thinkers.
Why, a recent study by Buzzfeed concludes that fake news beat out real news during the past three months of the election. And we all know how that turned out. There are at least two problems with this. False, Misleading, Clickbait-y, and Satirical “News” Sources. REVEALED: The Real Fake News List - Ron Paul Liberty Report. Obama Joins the War Against “Fake News”
By Derrick Broze | Activist Post In his last days as President of the United States, Barack Obama has decided to join the chorus of mainstream voices taking a stand against “fake news.”
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