As with Julian Assange and WikiLeaks, journalism that tells some truths that might undermine the case for war can’t be tolerated, writes Jim Kavanagh.
Tag: Mainstream Media
Political Partisanship Is a Propaganda Lubricant
Creating big psychological identity structures out of our politics makes the job of the propagandists so very much easier, writes Caitlin Johnstone.
This Time the Big Obstacle for Bernie Isn’t DNC Rigging
In the 2020 race it’s the reflexive corporate media spin against the candidate, writes Norman Solomon.
A Reuters Report on Iran That Spurred US Diatribes
This year, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo made speeches about corruption and property confiscation in Iran that borrowed animating details from a skewed, 5-year-old story that is gaining influence, writes Ivan Kesic.
The Fate of Julian Assange: Chris Hedges Interviews Consortium News Editor-in-Chief Joe Lauria
On his program “On Contact,” journalist and author Chris Hedges interviews Joe Lauria, CN editor, on the moves to prosecute Julian Assange using the Espionage Act; the media’s cravenness and the latest on Assange’s condition in London.
How to Beat a Manipulator
In our political and personal lives many of us have been conned. Here’s how to recognize how politicians and people manipulate us and how to stop them, according to Caitlin Johnstone.
Consortium News Radio— Episode 1: Peter Van Buren
INTRODUCING Consortium News Radio, an ongoing series of radio interviews with newsmakers and Consortium News writers intended to delve deeper into stories published on Consortium News.
The Media’s Brazen Dishonesty About North Korean Nuclear Violations
In its reporting of supposed North Korean “violations”, the corporate media is once again found to be pushing a political agenda, as Gareth Porter explains.
On the Criminal Referral of Comey, Clinton et al: Will the Constitution Hold and the Media Continue to Suppress the Story?
Ray McGovern reports on a major development in the Russia-gate story that has been ignored by corporate media: a criminal referral to the DOJ against Hillary Clinton, James Comey and others, exposing yet again how established media suppresses news it…
Instead of a Pulitzer, He was Fired
Don North, veteran TV reporter, looks back on his days with the late Consortium News founder and editor Bob Parry, beginning in Central America during Reagan’s wars.