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Ken Burns’ Vietnam War: An Object Lesson in the Failures of the Objective Lens

By Reed Richardson Source: FAIR If journalism resigns itself to being a “first draft of history,” Ken Burns’ popular PBS documentaries, written by Lynn Novick, have increasingly aspired to—and achieved—a coveted status as popular historical canon. This has, in part, been accomplished by … Continue reading

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Mainstream Media’s ‘Victimhood’

By Robert Parry Source: Consortium News It’s heartwarming that The New York Times and The Washington Post are troubled that President Trump is loosely throwing around accusations of “fake news.” It’s nice and that they now realize that truth does not … Continue reading

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The Media and the Corporate State

By Kevin Carson Source: Center for a Stateless Society In an interview with Cenk Uygur March 23, Bernie Sanders noted, “The media is an arm of the ruling class of this country,” going on to point out its concentrated corporate … Continue reading

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‘Corruption’ as a Propaganda Weapon

By Robert Parry Source: Consortium News Sadly, some important duties of journalism, such as applying evenhanded standards on human rights abuses and financial corruption, have been so corrupted by the demands of government propaganda – and the careerism of too many … Continue reading

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Useful Idiots: The Clueless Gooberism of First Look’s Fallen Heroes

By Chris Floyd Source: Empire Burlesque I don’t really want to go too far down the road on this when there are far more important things happening in the world, but really, take just a moment to look at the … Continue reading

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Is the Web Destroying the Cultural Economy?

By Charles Hugh Smith Source: Of Two Minds Are we entering a cultural Dark Age, where the talented cannot earn a living creating culture? Longtime correspondent G.F.B. recently sent me this 13-minute Interview with Andrew Keen. This is my first … Continue reading

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