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The Incredible Belief That Corporate Ownership Does Not Influence Media Content

By Alison Rose Levy Source: FAIR.org As Sen. Bernie Sanders (CJR, 8/26/19) has recently noted, corporate ownership of media interferes with the core societal function of the press: reporting and investigating key issues at the intersection of public need and governance. … Continue reading

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EMPIRES ARE A SECRET UNTIL THEY START FALLING

By Margaret Flowers and Kevin Zeese Source: Popular Resistance In the past, we have written about the 2020s as a decade when the United States Empire will end. This is based on Alfred McCoy’s predictions (listen to our interview with him on Clearing the … Continue reading

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The Trust Project: Big Media and Silicon Valley’s Weaponized Algorithms Silence Dissent

Given the Trust Project’s rich-get-richer impact on the online news landscape, it is not surprising to find that it is funded by a confluence of tech oligarchs and powerful forces with a clear stake in controlling the flow of news. … Continue reading

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High Fives to Jimmy Dore for Laughing Russiagaters out of the Room

By John V. Walsh Source: Dissident Voice Jimmy Dore is a comic who has taken on Russiagate, a deadly serious matter.  He is one of those brave souls who count themselves as progressives but dared to call into question Russiagate. … Continue reading

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The Alt-Media Has Way More Fun than the Mainstream Media

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds The corporate-state media lives in terror that the truth will somehow leak out of the corporate-Imperial fortress, imperiling their jobs and perks. It’s not exactly news that the Alternative Media is under … Continue reading

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The Collapse of Major Media

By John Rappoport Source: NoMoreFakeNews.com As I indicated in a recent article, the B-team, or even the C-team, is now heading up the national evening news in America. These anchors’ faces and voices (Muir, Glor, and Holt) are not even … Continue reading

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The War on Fake News

By Anthony Freda Source: Cindy Sheehan’s Soapbox As it becomes increasingly clear that yesterday’s conspiracy theories are today’s real news, the call to kill the messengers just gets more shrill and hysterical. The attacks on free speech with high-tech censorship … Continue reading

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Facebook, Twitter, Western Media Attempt to Reassert Monopoly Over “Truth”

By Ulson Gunnar Source: New Eastern Outlook In a surreal and stunning example of 21st century propaganda and censorship, Google has cobbled together a coalition it is calling “First Draft” to tackle what it calls “misinformation online.”  First Draft’s “founding partners” … Continue reading

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