12 Things That The Mainstream Media Is Being Strangely Quiet About Right Now As the mainstream media continues to be obsessed with Anthony Weiner and his bizarre adventures on Twitter, much more serious events are happening around the world that are getting very little attention. In America today, if the mainstream media does not cover something it is almost as if it never happened. Right now, the worst nuclear disaster in human history continues to unfold in Japan , U.S. nuclear facilities are being threatened by flood waters, the U.S. military is bombing Yemen, gigantic cracks in the earth are appearing all over the globe and the largest wildfire in Arizona history is causing immense devastation. But Anthony Weiner, Bristol Palin and Miss USA are what the mainstream media want to tell us about and most Americans are buying it.
fernando fonseca Copyright © 1999-2012 GoDaddy.com, LLC. All rights reserved. *One FREE .COM, .CO, .NET or .ORG with purchase of a new 12-, 24- or 36-month website builder plan. Plus ICANN fee of $0.18 per domain name per year. You must add the domain name into your cart before purchase, and you must select a domain term length equal to or less than the term length of your website builder plan to qualify for the free domain offer. Like It or Not, WikiLeaks is a Media Entity: Tech News « The past week has seen plenty of ink spilled — virtual and otherwise — about WikiLeaks and its mercurial front-man, Julian Assange, and the pressure they have come under from the U.S. government and companies such as Amazon and PayPal, both of which have blocked WikiLeaks from using their services. Why should we care about any of this? Because more than anything else, WikiLeaks is a publisher — a new kind of publisher, but a publisher nonetheless — and that makes this a freedom of the press issue. Like it or not, WikiLeaks is fundamentally a journalistic entity, and as such it deserves our protection.
WikiLeaks sites ordered by outages Note: Outage times display the minimum outage time which may understate each outage by up to 15 minutes, which is the sampling frequency. If you are researching prospective hosting locations, or performing competitor analysis and would like to buy bespoke performance monitoring of sites of your choice, or access to historical data, please mail us at email@example.com Interpreting the Tables SOPA, PIPA Stalled: Meet the OPEN Act SOPA and PIPA may have been put on hold -- thanks to possibly the most contentious uproar seen on Capitol Hill and in the tech world ever -- but other legislation was introduced this week to combat online piracy. Rep. Darrell Issa (R-California) introduced H.R. 3782, the Online Protection and Enforcement of Digital Trade Act in the U.S. House of Representatives on Wednesday, the same day as an Internet protest when a number of high-profile websites such as Wikipedia went dark. Issa says the new bill delivers stronger intellectual property rights for American artists and innovators while protecting the openness of the Internet. Senator Ron Wyden (D-Oregon) has introduced the OPEN Act in the U.S.
VIDEO: Minister Farrakhan: 'That's a Murderer in the White House' Minister Louis Farrakhan (Getty Images) A YouTube video of Minister Louis Farrakhan taking President Obama to task over the war in Afghanistan and the bombing of Libya is making its way around the Web. In the video, Farrakhan admonishes the president for turning into someone else. Farrakhan says, "We voted for our brother Barack, a beautiful human being with a sweet heart, and now he's an assassin. They turned him into them." State Department To Columbia University Students: DO NOT Discuss WikiLeaks On Facebook, Twitter UPDATE: On Monday, John H. Coatsworth, the SIPA Dean, reversed the university's earlier position, affirming that students "have a right to discuss and debate any information in the public arena...without fear of adverse consequences." Wired obtained the email: Freedom of information and expression is a core value of our institution. Thus, SIPA's position is that students have a right to discuss and debate any information in the public arena that they deem relevant to their studies or to their roles as global citizens, and to do so without fear of adverse consequences
Awareness Shift: ACTA Explained by Anonymous Update: 13 April 2012 - GREAT NEWS! Following our 2.5 million strong campaign against the ACTA attack on our Internet freedom, the politician in charge of pushing the bill through Europe's Parliament has called for its rejection! Let's keep the pressure up -- sign and share now! 28 February 2012 - Amazing! NBC Affiliate KMIR Reports on Chemtrails/Geoengineering KMIR, the NBC affiliate in Palm Springs, CA has recently aired a segment on chemtrails/geoengineering. I picked up the coverage at the kaua’i sky blog. Here is a great opportunity for some Quantum Activism.
WikiLeaks and Julian Paul Assange The house on Grettisgata Street, in Reykjavik, is a century old, small and white, situated just a few streets from the North Atlantic. The shifting northerly winds can suddenly bring ice and snow to the city, even in springtime, and when they do a certain kind of silence sets in. This was the case on the morning of March 30th, when a tall Australian man named Julian Paul Assange, with gray eyes and a mop of silver-white hair, arrived to rent the place.
us-watson1-2010 01/13/2010 FM AMEMBASSY REYKJAVIK TO RUEHC/SECSTATE WASHDC PRIORITY INFO RUEHZL/EUROPEAN POLITICAL COLLECTIVE PRIORITY RUEKJCS/SECDEF WASHDC PRIORITY RHEHNSC/NSC WASHDC PRIORITY RUEATRS/DEPT OF TREASURY WASHINGTON DC PRIORITY SIPDIS TREASURY FOR SMART AND WINN, NSC FOR HOVENIER, DOD FOR FENTON E.O. 12958: DECL: 01/13/2020 TAGS: ECON, EFIN, IC, PGOV, PREL SUBJECT: LOOKING FOR ALTERNATIVES TO AN ICESAVE REFERENDUM REF: REYKJAVIK 9 Classified By: CDA SAM WATSON FOR REASONS 1.4 (B) AND (D) 1. (C) Summary. CDA met with Ministry of Foreign Affairs Permanent Secretary Einar Gunnarsson and Political Advisor Kristjan Guy Burgess January 12 to discuss Icesave.
Norwegian newspaper Aftenposten claims to have been leaked all 251,287 cables I'm a Norwegian with good intel on the media world, and can clear some things up for you guys. AFTENPOSTEN is a responsible quality newspaper with a staff of good journalists. It used to be moderat right wing, today it's in the political center, but it has for the last few decades held journalistic standards above any political leanings. It did at first have limited access through a Swedish newspaper. Its seems however that since then, they have been leaked the entire database.
The American Economy is "Dead": The Illusion of Economic Recovery Last Friday (January 27) the US Bureau of Economic Analysis announced its advance estimate that in the last quarter of 2011 the economy grew at an annual rate of 2.8% in real inflation-adjusted terms, an increase from the annual rate of growth in the third quarter. Good news, right? Wrong. If you want to know what is really happening, you must turn to John Williams at www.shadowstats.com. What the presstitute media did not tell us is that almost the entire gain In GDP growth was due to “involuntary inventory build-up,” that is, more goods were produced than were sold.