This is just one more item on the ever-growing mountain of evidence that these giant, influential social media platforms function as state propaganda, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
UK Security Services Neutralized Country’s Leading Liberal Newspaper
The Guardian has been successfully deterred from producing its former adversarial reporting on the “security state,” report Matt Kennard and Mark Curtis.
Long Before Epstein: Sex Traffickers & Spy Agencies
Elizabeth Vos reviews the unsavory history of intelligence agencies providing protection to child sex-trafficking rings.
The Epstein Case: Everyone’s a Conspiracy Theorist
The only problem with the term is the meaningless use of it as a pejorative, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Propagandists Freak Out Over Gabbard’s Destruction of Harris
Establishment narrative managers distracted attention from a notable antiwar contender, seizing instead the chance to marshal an old smear against her, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
Consortium News Target of a Malware Attack as Twitter Takes Down Assange Support Group’s Account
The simultaneous escalation of censorship of Julian Assange’s support base, alongside the latest wave of fact-free attacks on Assange and WikiLeaks‘, raises concern about a coordinated effort to smear Assange while silencing those who counter such dubious reporting.
The ‘Unconstitutional Animus’ Against UK Labour Leader
Johanna Ross spoke with David Miller, a propaganda researcher, after the recent publicity of U.K. civil service murmurings about Jeremy Corbyn’s “fitness.”
On The New York Times Cartoon Ban
Daniel Lazare looks into the Times’ overreaction to charges of anti-Semitism.
New York Times Admits it Sent Story to Government for Approval
The American paper of record just provided a major example of the symbiotic relationship between U.S. corporate media and the government, Ben Norton writes for Grayzone.
John Pilger: The Global War on Assange, Journalism & Dissent
John Pilger talks about the persecution of the WikiLeaks publisher and the rapid crackdown on investigative journalism in a wide-ranging interview with Dennis J. Bernstein and Randy Credico.