Category Archives: Media Literacy

To Conspiracy Theory or to Not Conspiracy Theory (That is the Question)

By Scott Owen Source: CounterPunch Ever since the words were first introduced, conspiracy theories have carried the weight and stigma of mysterious enigmas wrapped in multiple layers of intrigue, deception, black-ops and lies. The very notion of conspiracy theories is … Continue reading

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Reuters, BBC, and Bellingcat participated in covert UK Foreign Office-funded programs to “weaken Russia,” leaked docs reveal

New leaked documents show Reuters’ and the BBC’s involvement in covert UK FCO programs to effect “attitudinal change” and “weaken the Russian state’s influence,” alongside intel contractors and Bellingcat. By Max Blumenthal Source: The Grayzone The UK Foreign and Commonwealth … Continue reading

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The Q-Word: Weapon of Choice for Smearing Opponents

By Trevor Scott FitzGibbon Source: Consortium News One of the most effective information-operation weapons during the 2016 presidential election was to smear political targets as “Russian bots” working on behalf of the Kremlin. Journalists were de-platformed, presidential candidates were smeared, and lives were … Continue reading

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ACCORDING TO THE FATHER OF PROPAGANDA AN INVISIBLE GOVERNMENT CONTROLS OUR MINDS WITH A THOUGHT PRISON

By Sigmund Fraud Source: Waking Times “Who are the men who without our realizing it, give us our ideas, tell us whom to admire and whom to despise, what to believe about the ownership of public utilities, about the tariff, … Continue reading

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Social Media’s Threat to Free Speech is Real

By Peter Van Buren Source: We Meant Well The interplay between the First Amendment and corporations like Twitter, Google, Amazon, Apple and Facebook is the most significant challenge to free speech in our lifetimes. Pretending a corporation with the reach … Continue reading

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“At First I Thought it Was a Joke”: Academic Media Censorship Conference Censored by YouTube

The entire video record of the conference — estimated at around 24 hours of material — was mysteriously disappeared from YouTube say conference organizers. By Alan Macleod Source: Mint Press News An academic critical media literacy conference warning of the … Continue reading

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Newspeak in the 21st Century: How to Become a Model Citizen in the New Era of Domestic Warfare

By Cynthia Chung Source: Strategic Culture Foundation With President Biden’s inauguration many feel that they can finally breathe a deep sigh of relief. At last sanity has been restored and we can all go back to our predictable lives knowing … Continue reading

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Mainstream media goes full Orwell telling readers they’re using the word ‘Orwellian’ wrong

By Helen Buyniski Source: RT.com Complaining about authoritarian government intrusion into one’s life or surreptitious rewriting of history no longer qualify as “Orwellian,” according to an article that ironically embodies the concept in trying to redefine it. News outlet USA … Continue reading

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