2020-01-28: News Headlines

Juan Cole (2020-01-28). Palestinian Rejection: End of Oslo Peace Process and the Trump-Netanyahu Apartheid "Steal of the Century" globalresearch.ca The

Juan Cole (2020-01-28). Price of Trolling Impeachment. zcomm.org End of Oslo Peace Process and Trump-Netanyahu Apartheid "Steal of the Century"

Rep. Ron Paul (2020-01-28). A Million Iraqis Asked Us to Leave. We Should Listen. globalresearch.ca You wouldn't know it from US mainstream media reporting, but on Friday an estimated million Iraqis took to the streets to protest the continued US military presence in their country. What little mainstream media coverage the protest received all reported …

Global Research News (2020-01-28). Selected Articles: How Far Can Imperialism Go? globalresearch.ca A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer" | | | If, like us, this is a …

WSWS (2020-01-27). French "Yellow Vests" rally for Julian Assange outside London's Belmarsh Prison. wsws.org The protest testified to the global scope of the support for Assange, despite the relentless lies and slanders that have been directed against him by the corporate media.

Eva Bartlett (2020-01-27). US to Grant $35 Million to Promote Its "Fake News Bubble" in Syria and Control Local Media. globalresearch.ca Although Western media has a shoddy track record of lying on Syria (and Libya, Iraq…), the US State Department will pump $35 million more into future war propaganda on Syria, under the guise of promoting honest reporting. | A US State …

Fred Gardner (2020-01-27). NewsGuard Can Save You From Putin! counterpunch.org The New York Times headline was an attention grabber worthy of Sen. Joe McCarthy: "How Amazon, Geico and Walmart Fund Propaganda." A subhed explained: "Algorithms are sending ads by American brands onto Russian disinformation sites." The op-ed by L. Gordon Crovitz, a former publisher of the Wall St. Journal, culminated in a sales pitch for

WSWS (2020-01-27). Trump tweets threats as impeachment defense begins. wsws.org Senate Republicans seem determined to bring the trial to an end by Friday of this week.

Julie Hollar (2020-01-27). Corporate media equate Sanders to Trump—because for them, Sanders is the bigger threat. mronline.org As Bernie Sanders emerged as a threat to Hillary Clinton's presidential nomination in 2016, media began liberally tossing around articles equating Sanders and Donald Trump (FAIR.org, 4/15/16, 12/9/16). |

Alan Macleod (2020-01-27). North Korea: Kim Jong-un's Aunt Appears Alive After Six Years of Media Saying He Killed Her. mintpressnews.com There was, as there usually is when it comes to coverage of North Korea, little self-reflection as to how and why the media had reported fake news for six years.

RT (2020-01-24). Lee Camp straightens out 'sewage' NYT article that claims Russian bots 'sowed confusion' in South America (VIDEO). rt.com American comedian Lee Camp issued a scathing retort to a New York Times piece alleging that Russian bots stoked tensions in South America, jokingly noting that it would take several years to fully dissect the baseless report. | The host of Redacted Tonight marveled at how the piece, titled "As Protests in South America Surged, So Did Russian Trolls on Twitter, US Finds," was based on data provided by not-very-objective State Department 'analysts'. For Camp, this raised a number of obvious red flags. | He argued that, contrary to the US government-sourced piece, Washington and its cheerleaders in the media are…

Anya Parampil (2020-01-23). The Grayzone's Anya Parampil slams mainstream media's anti-Sanders bias on Tucker Carlson Tonight. thegrayzone.com The Grayzone's Anya Parampil joined Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News to discuss the media and democratic establishment's attack on…

Staff (2020-01-22). "The Senate Voted for a Cover-Up": GOP Senators Tilt Impeachment Trial in Trump's Favor. democracynow.org After the first marathon day leading up to President Trump's impeachment trial, we speak with Vince Warren and Baher Azmy, executive director and legal director, respectively, of the Center for Constitutional Rights. In a 13-hour session, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate approved rules for the impeachment trial that Vince Warren says are tantamount to a "cover-up." Under the rules, each side will be given 24 hours over a three-day period for opening arguments. Senators also agreed to automatically admit evidence from the House inquiry into the trial record. Republicans rejected 11 amendments from Democrats t…

Anya Parampil (2020-01-22). Busting Cold War propaganda: What China is really like. thegrayzone.com Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Danny Haiphong, a contributing editor at the Black Agenda Report, about his recent,…

Ramzy Baroud (2019-12-02). The War on Truth: How Israel's Social Media Trolls Conquered Facebook. zcomm.org Israel may have found a way to circumvent the influence of Facebook on the discussions pertaining to Palestinian rights and the Israeli occupation…

Jeff Cohen (2019-12-02). What George Carlin Taught Us about Media Propaganda by Omission. zcomm.org Corporate TV news outlets serve up a series of partial scores. Call it "propaganda by omission"

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Palestinian Rejection: End of Oslo Peace Process and the Trump-Netanyahu Apartheid "Steal of the Century"
Juan Cole | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-28
The Palestinian leadership has entirely rejected what is known of the Trump plan for Israel and Palestine, and warned that they see it as destroying the Oslo Peace accords. The Trump administration did not consult the Palestinians in drawing up …
globalresearch.ca/price-trolling-impeach…

Price of Trolling Impeachment
Juan Cole | zcomm.org | 2020-01-28
End of Oslo Peace Process and Trump-Netanyahu Apartheid "Steal of the Century"
zcomm.org/znetarticle/price-of-trolling-…

A Million Iraqis Asked Us to Leave. We Should Listen
Rep. Ron Paul | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-28
You wouldn't know it from US mainstream media reporting, but on Friday an estimated million Iraqis took to the streets to protest the continued US military presence in their country. What little mainstream media coverage the protest received all reported …
globalresearch.ca/million-iraqis-asked-u…

Selected Articles: How Far Can Imperialism Go?
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-28
A future without independent media leaves us with an upside down reality where according to the corporate media "NATO deserves a Nobel Peace Prize", and where "nuclear weapons and wars make us safer" | | | If, like us, this is a …
globalresearch.ca/selected-articles-how-…

French "Yellow Vests" rally for Julian Assange outside London's Belmarsh Prison
wsws.org | 2020-01-27
The protest testified to the global scope of the support for Assange, despite the relentless lies and slanders that have been directed against him by the corporate media.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/27/yell…

US to Grant $35 Million to Promote Its "Fake News Bubble" in Syria and Control Local Media
Eva Bartlett | globalresearch.ca | 2020-01-27
Although Western media has a shoddy track record of lying on Syria (and Libya, Iraq…), the US State Department will pump $35 million more into future war propaganda on Syria, under the guise of promoting honest reporting. | A US State | …
globalresearch.ca/us-grant-35-million-pr…

Corporate media equate Sanders to Trump–because for them, Sanders is the bigger threat
Julie Hollar | mronline.org | 2020-01-27
As Bernie Sanders emerged as a threat to Hillary Clinton's presidential nomination in 2016, media began liberally tossing around articles equating Sanders and Donald Trump (FAIR.org, 4/15/16, 12/9/16). | Source…
mronline.org/2020/01/27/corporate-media-…

NewsGuard Can Save You From Putin!
Fred Gardner | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-27
The New York Times headline was an attention grabber worthy of Sen. Joe McCarthy: "How Amazon, Geico and Walmart Fund Propaganda." A subhed explained: "Algorithms are sending ads by American brands onto Russian disinformation sites." The op-ed by L. Gordon Crovitz, a former publisher of the Wall St. Journal, culminated in a sales pitch for…
counterpunch.org/2020/01/27/newsguard-ca…

NewsGuard Can Save You From Putin!
Fred Gardner | counterpunch.org | 2020-01-27
The New York Times headline was an attention grabber worthy of Sen. Joe McCarthy: "How Amazon, Geico and Walmart Fund Propaganda." A subhed explained: "Algorithms are sending ads by American brands onto Russian disinformation sites." The op-ed by L. Gordon Crovitz, a former publisher of the Wall St. Journal, culminated in a sales pitch for…
counterpunch.org/2020/01/27/newsguard-ca…

Trump tweets threats as impeachment defense begins
wsws.org | 2020-01-27
Senate Republicans seem determined to bring the trial to an end by Friday of this week.
www.wsws.org/en/articles/2020/01/27/impe…

North Korea: Kim Jong-un's Aunt Appears Alive After Six Years of Media Saying He Killed Her
Alan Macleod | mintpressnews.com | 2020-01-27
There was, as there usually is when it comes to coverage of North Korea, little self-reflection as to how and why the media had reported fake news for six years.
mintpressnews.com/north-korea-kim-kyong-…

Lee Camp straightens out 'sewage' NYT article that claims Russian bots 'sowed confusion' in South America (VIDEO)
rt.com | 2020-01-24
American comedian Lee Camp issued a scathing retort to a New York Times piece alleging that Russian bots stoked tensions in South America, jokingly noting that it would take several years to fully dissect the baseless report. | The host of Redacted Tonight marveled at how the piece, titled "As Protests in South America Surged, So Did Russian Trolls on Twitter, US Finds," was based on data provided by not-very-objective State Department 'analysts'. For Camp, this raised a number of obvious red flags. | He argued that, contrary to the US government-sourced piece, Washington and its cheerleaders in the media are…
rt.com/usa/479076-lee-camp-nyt-russian-b…

Insurance Lobby Talking Points Don't Come With Warning Labels
Joshua Cho | fair.org | 2020-01-24
Ever since The Intercept ( 11/20/18) found several planning documents by the Partnership for America's Healthcare Future (PAHCF), a benign-sounding corporate alliance formed to prevent any kind of reform and prop up the dysfunctional US healthcare system's profits, corporate media have been reporting on…
fair.org/home/insurance-lobby-talking-po…

The Grayzone's Anya Parampil slams mainstream media's anti-Sanders bias on Tucker Carlson Tonight
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-23
The Grayzone's Anya Parampil joined Tucker Carlson Tonight on Fox News to discuss the media and democratic establishment's attack on…
thegrayzone.com/2020/01/23/the-grayzones…

Busting Cold War propaganda: What China is really like
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-22
Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Danny Haiphong, a contributing editor at the Black Agenda Report, about his recent,…
thegrayzone.com/2020/01/22/busting-pro-w…

Busting Cold War propaganda: What China is really like
Anya Parampil | thegrayzone.com | 2020-01-22
Red Lines host Anya Parampil speaks with Danny Haiphong, a contributing editor at the Black Agenda Report, about his recent,…
thegrayzone.com/2020/01/22/busting-pro-w…

How Western Left Media Helped Legitimate US Regime Change in Venezuela
Lucas Koerner | fair.org | 2020-01-22
In Jacobin ( 2/5/19)… | It's been a year since Juan Guaidó began his US-anointed mandate as "interim president" of Venezuela. | Following the opposition leader's failure to secure reelection as National Assembly president this month, Washington and its corporate media stenographers have hysterically decried a "coup" (FAIR.org, 1/10/20) against the coup…
fair.org/home/how-western-left-media-hel…

"The Senate Voted for a Cover-Up": GOP Senators Tilt Impeachment Trial in Trump's Favor
Staff | democracynow.org | 2020-01-22
After the first marathon day leading up to President Trump's impeachment trial, we speak with Vince Warren and Baher Azmy, executive director and legal director, respectively, of the Center for Constitutional Rights. In a 13-hour session, the Republican-controlled U.S. Senate approved rules for the impeachment trial that Vince Warren says are tantamount to a "cover-up." Under the rules, each side will be given 24 hours over a three-day period for opening arguments. Senators also agreed to automatically admit evidence from the House inquiry into the trial record. Republicans rejected 11 amendments from Democrats t…
www.democracynow.org/2020/1/22/impeachme…

The US's Inalienable Right to Violence
Gregory Shupak | fair.org | 2020-01-21
This Washington Post headline ( 1/7/20) is probably true. | Even when critical of US actions, media commentary on recent US bombings and assassinations in the Middle East is premised on the assumption that the US has the right to use violence (or the threat of it) to assert its will, anytime, anywhere. Conversely, corporate media coverage s…
fair.org/home/the-uss-inalienable-right-…