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The Anonymous Blacklist Promoted by the Washington Post Has Apparent Ties to Ukrainian Fascism and CIA Spying

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. It’s now been a few days, and the shock and disgust is turning to questions about how to fight back—and who we should be fighting against. Smearing a progressive journalism icon WaPo’s key source was an anonymous online group calling itself PropOrNot (i.e., “Propaganda Or Not”). Related:  Media PropagandaInfluence on Journalism and Mainstream MediaInformation War, Disinformation to Support War

Intelligence Officer Who Personally Met the Democratic Email Leaker Confirms Leaker Is with AMERICAN INTELLIGENCE Services The former intelligence analyst, British Ambassador to Uzbekistan, and chancellor of the University of Dundee, Craig Murray, wrote yesterday: As Julian Assange has made crystal clear, the leaks did not come from the Russians. As I have explained countless times, they are not hacks, they are insider leaks – there is a major difference between the two. *** I know who leaked them. I’ve met the person who leaked them, and they are certainly not Russian and it’s an insider. In other words, Murray – a close friend of Julian Assange – says he knows for a fact that there were no hacks at all … instead, an American insider leaked the information to Wikileaks. Today, Murray writes: If you set up the super surveillance state, hoovering up all the internet traffic of pretty well everybody, that is not just going to affect the ordinary people whom the elite despise. And Murray confirmed to Washington's Blog by email that Binney "was on the mark." It wouldn't be the first time. And see this.

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. 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 Clinton Fan Manufactured Fake News That MSNBC Personalities Spread to Discredit WikiLeaks Docs The phrase “Fake News” has exploded in usage since the election, but the term is similar to other malleable political labels such as “terrorism” and “hate speech”: because it lacks any clear definition, it is essentially useless except as an instrument of propaganda and censorship. The most important fact to realize about this new term: those who most loudly denounce Fake News are typically those most aggressively disseminating it. One of the most egregious examples was the recent Washington Post article hyping a new anonymous group and its disgusting blacklist of supposedly pro-Russia news outlets – a shameful article mindlessly spread by countless journalists who love to decry Fake News, despite the Post article itself being centrally based on Fake News. Now we have an even more compelling example. The most damaging such claim came from MSNBC’s intelligence analyst Malcolm Nance.

ABC News Caught Staging Fake Crime Scene ABC News has been caught staging a fake “crime scene” for reporter Linsey Davis to report from in a ... ABC News has been caught staging a fake “crime scene” for reporter Linsey Davis to report from in a segment broadcast on Good Morning America. Viewers were presented with the sight of Davis standing in front of yellow police tape with the words “SHERIFF’S LINE DO NOT CROSS” and ABC News, reporting from the site for hours, claimed Davis was in the middle of an active crime scene. But she wasn’t. The ABC News report had more in common with a Hollywood production than a breaking news report. Linsey Davis was actually standing in a field in Woodruffe, South Carolina – not at the crime scene she was claiming to be reporting from. Sources with knowledge of the matter say the sheriff’s tape was placed there by the ABC News crew for the purpose of its inclusion in the live shot. Busted – and ABC know it. Fake Sheriff’s Tape, Fake News But ABC News’ recent behavior gets even worse. 1.

Who's the Biggest Peddler of Fake News? Everyone’s Talking About “Fake News” Everyone’s talking about “fake news” … Google Trends shows that – starting in late October – that phrase absolutely exploded in terms of internet searches: In the last month, Obama, Merkel, CNN, the New York Times, Washington Post and many other mainstream media have warned about the dangers of fake news. There certainly is a lot of fake news. And some of it is by anti-establishment types trying to discredit American institutions with false reports. But – as we document below – the government and mainstream media are by far the biggest purveyors of fake news. The Government’s Been Deploying Propaganda On U.S. The United States Senate Select Committee to Study Governmental Operations with Respect to Intelligence Activities found in 1975 that the CIA submitted stories to the American press: Wikipedia adds details: After 1953, the network was overseen by Allen W. In 2008, the New York Times wrote: Famed Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein wrote in 1977: Lt. Why?

untitled Today, the Department of Homeland Security and FBI released a report alleging Russian hacking. It’s important to note what the report does NOT say … It does NOT allege any of the following: It doesn’t claim that it’s accurate. It doesn’t mention Wikileaks … not even once. In other words, the report really doesn’t say much of anything … Disclaimer: The contents of this article are of sole responsibility of the author(s). contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. For media inquiries: Prominent U.S. 'Journalist' in Syria Serves as Mouthpiece for Violent Extremists Editor's Note:Watch Stacy Bannerman deliver her testimony for The People's Tribunal on the Iraq War here, video provded by The Real News. During the final days of rebel control over the eastern areas of Aleppo, the Western media depended almost entirely on a handful of English-speaking, self-described activists to relay news of the situation to a captivated public. These figures served a dual purpose, acting as spokespeople for the beleaguered Syrian opposition while deflecting attention from armed insurgents dominated by extreme Islamists. Nestled among them was an American, Bilal Abdul Kareem, who may be one of the most remarkable characters of the Syrian civil war. Bilal Abdul Kareem is from New York City and claims to have enjoyed a career as an actor, an anti-AIDS activist and a standup comedian before parachuting into Aleppo. Abdul Kareem has helped produce a series for CNN, and has also produced reports with the U.K.' Defending extremist groups Giving a platform to al-Qaeda

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. Under the breathless headline, “Russian propaganda effort helped spread ‘fake news’ during election, experts say,” Timberg concocted his story based on allegations from a vaporous group called ProporNot, run by nameless individuals of unknown origin, whom Timberg (cribbing from the Bob Woodward stylesheet) agreed to quote as anonymous sources. ProporNot’s catalogue of supposed Putin-controlled outlets reeks of the McCarthyite smears of the Red Scare era. For the subjects of hit-and-run journalism such as this, however, it’s often a different matter entirely. Now it appears that the paper is circling round for yet another drive-by. Trento writes that

Popular Show "Breaking the Set" Listed as One of the Justifications for Russia Punishment Washington, D.C. – In what amounts to nothing more than a speculative assessment — which contains no actual evidence of Russian hacking — the much anticipated “Declassified Intelligence Community Assessment of Russian Activities and Intentions in Recent US Elections” report from the Intelligence Community was released yesterday. The report is sorely lacking in any hard evidence, providing nothing new to support their dubious politicized claims of “Russia hacking the election,” and instead devoting a majority of the report to speculative claims about Russian motives and criticism of the Russian television station RT. As Daniel McAdams of the Ron Paul Institute for Peace and Prosperity succinctly noted: What’s the $80-plus billion dollar per year US Intelligence Community’s big beef with RT? Taking the IC report to task, McAdams went on to note: The Kremlin funds RT to the tune of $190 million per year, states the report, and its audience keeps growing. So there you have it.

"The CIA owns everyone of any significance in the major media" "The CIA owns everyone of any significance in the major media" - attributed to Former CIA director, William Colby. Step 0 - Check to see if it's already been de Well, that was easy. Thanks BasqueArch! 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. By Craig McKee It has been called the “conspiracy theory” conspiracy. But it’s not just a theory, it’s a fact. It is known as CIA dispatch #1035-960. Not only was the CIA worried that too many people did not believe that Lee Harvey Oswald acted alone (a poll was mentioned indicating that 46 percent of Americans had doubts about this), but they were also reacting with alarm to suspicions that the agency itself – or even then Vice-President Lyndon Johnson – might have been involved. Thanks to the early work of researchers like Mark Lane, author of Rush to Judgment, the holes and impossibilities in the official version of the JFK coup were being exposed. The dispatch even used the word “ploy” to describe the plan. You get the idea.

The CIA and the Media: 50 Facts the World Needs to Know This article by Professor James Tracy first published in August 2015 is of particular relevance in relation to the “fake news” campaign directed against the alternative media. In a bitter irony, the media coverup of the CIA’s covert support to Al Qaeda and the ISIS is instrumented by the CIA which also oversees the mainstream media. Since the end of World War Two the Central Intelligence Agency has been a major force in US and foreign news media, exerting considerable influence over what the public sees, hears and reads on a regular basis. CIA publicists and journalists alike will assert they have few, if any, relationships, yet the seldom acknowledged history of their intimate collaboration indicates a far different story–indeed, one that media historians are reluctant to examine. When seriously practiced, the journalistic profession involves gathering information concerning individuals, locales, events, and issues.

Proof That Your Government Is Lying To You And The Media Is Helping Them Welcome. In this article I’m going to be focusing on the Bana Alabed psy-op, explaining what it is and why it proves undeniably that your government is lying to you with the help of the mass media to manufacture consent for a regime change in Syria. For my regular readers this will be largely familiar territory with a lot of material from my other writings on the subject, and if this is the case with you I encourage you to share this around with your less-woke friends. This article is built primarily on video evidence, so you don’t have to take my word for any of this; just watch the videos and think good and long about what they mean for your ideas about your country, your worldview, everything they taught you about your nation’s government in school, your entire way of thinking about how the world works, and what this all means for who you are as a person. Watch this video. So it’s obvious what the “interview” footage was to be used for. Yikes. So there’s that. I don’t think so.

Newslogue Debate I enjoy a good conspiracy theory as much as the next peddler of anti-establishment vitriol. If you can hold them loosely, conspiracy theories can keep you conceptually and ideologically fluid so you don’t settle into any single set of perceptual or cognitive habits with this political stuff, and as an added bonus they tend to consistently infuriate all the worst kinds of people at all the right times. But this article is not about conspiracy theory. What I’ll be sharing with you here are verifiable matters of public record which I encourage you to independently investigate if anything you read here is new to you. In 2005, President George W. A lot of my readers probably tuned out from mainstream media long ago, as did I, but as the manipulators of the political establishment become more desperate their movements are becoming a lot more obvious, and they’ve been giving us a lot of valuable information lately. CNN’s Chris Cuomo is an absolute wizard with this trick. It’s a magic trick.