Democrats seek agreements with Trump administration
wsws | wsws.org | 2018-11-13
The likely leader of the new Democratic-controlled House, Nancy Pelosi, has dismissed opposition to Trump's war on immigrants, saying Democrats should not "take the bait."
Choosing Journalism over Cheerleading War: An Interview with RT America's Anya Parampil
Whitney Webb | mintpressnews.com | 2018-11-12
"As soon as I started looking closely at the inner workings of American foreign policy, I was forced to conclude my approach to producing and consuming news would never be welcome in the mainstream press." — Anya Parampil | The post Choosing Journalism over Cheerleading War: An Interview with RT America's Anya Parampil appeared first on MintPress News.
Selected Articles: Are We Heading Towards the Next World War?
Global Research News | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-12
For seventeen years, Global Research, together with partner independent media organizations, has sought Truth in Media with a view to eventually "disarming" the corporate media's disinformation crusade. | To reverse the tide, we call upon our readers to participate in an … | The post Selected Articles: Are We Heading Towards the Next World War? appeared first on Global Research.
Yemeni War Deaths Have Been Underestimated by 5 to 1
Consortiumnews | consortiumnews.com | 2018-11-12
Civilian casualties in the three-year horror in Yemen has been vastly underestimated by mainstream organizations, reports Nicolas Davies. Total Deaths in Yemen Top More Than 100,000 By Nicolas J. S. Davies An NGO responsible for reporting on war deaths in… Read more ?…
Propaganda during World War I: An Illustrated Account
Terje Maloy | globalresearch.ca | 2018-11-12
These stories are not unique cases from a remote war. The same methods are constantly rinsed and repeated, the mentality in our ruling elites is the same, and the risk of a major conflict is as great today as in … | The post Propaganda during World War I: An Illustrated Account appeared first on Global Research.
Help MintPress News Fight for Truth in the Face of Social Media Censorship
Mnar Muhawesh | mintpressnews.com | 2018-11-10
Our future depends on your support. We need your financial help to not only sustain MintPress operation costs but to help us make a comeback against the powers that be who are trying to silence us — before these social media giants wipe us off the map. | The post Help MintPress News Fight for Truth in the Face of Social Media Censorship appeared first on MintPress News.
After Massacre in California Bar, Will a Democrat-Controlled House Take Action on Gun Control?
Democracy Now! | democracynow.org | 2018-11-09
The city of Thousands Oaks, California, is mourning after a former marine opened fire at a country music bar Wednesday night, killing 12 people, mostly students. It was the deadliest mass shooting in the United States since the Parkland, Florida, school shooting in February. Police have identified the gunman as 28-year-old Ian David Long, a Marine veteran who had deployed to Afghanistan and had a history of mental health issues, including possible PTSD. The dead include 27-year-old Telemachus Orfanos, who survived the deadly Las Vegas massacre at a country music festival last year, only to be gunned down Wednesda…
The Needle and the Damage Done – When Election Night insta-handicapping goes awry
Reed Richardson | fair.org | 2018-11-08
CNN's 2016 election coverage (11/8/16) featured journalist Jessica Yellin as a hologram, for some reason. | On Election Night, what's the proper role for political journalism? | Of course, it's easy to say: Just report the election results, and put it into context. But what happens when corporate media–in their zeal to give the public the big picture (and to draw eyeballs)–get too far ahead of the actual facts? | Projecting winners in individual races based on official returns, exit polls and precincts left to report is one thing. But extrapolating early results to make broad leaps in logic about what…
Venezuela Launches Media Response Plan to Fake News Attacks
Paul Dobson | venezuelanalysis.com | 2018-10-31
The 'Zero Tolerance Media Plan' is to be run by the Foreign Office and will look to offer responses to misleading and false international coverage of Venezuela.
ShamiWitness: How Bellingcat and Neocons Collaborated with the Most Influential ISIS Propagandist on Twitter
Mark Ames | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-10-29
How some of the best known Syria regime-change hustlers and "experts" helped transform the @ShamiWitness account from a cretinous troll into a… | The post ShamiWitness: How Bellingcat and Neocons Collaborated with the Most Influential ISIS Propagandist on Twitter appeared first on Grayzone Project.
Facebook Censorship of Alternative Media "Just the Beginning," Says Top Neocon Insider
Max Blumenthal | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-10-23
At a Berlin security conference, hardline neocon Jamie Fly appeared to claim some credit for the recent coordinated purge of… | The post Facebook Censorship of Alternative Media "Just the Beginning," Says Top Neocon Insider appeared first on Grayzone Project.
Imperial-Hipster Bible VICE Did Paid Propaganda for Saudi Arabia
Ben Norton | grayzoneproject.com | 2018-10-21
Hipster media giant VICE worked with Saudi Arabia's regime mouthpiece SRMG to create a video promoting tourism and a camel… | The post Imperial-Hipster Bible VICE Did Paid Propaganda for Saudi Arabia appeared first on Grayzone Project.