Category Propaganda

DND computers used to change Wikipedia site – Politics – CBC News

As first reported in a story by Postmedia, Wikipedia traced the edits to computers owned by Defence Research Development Canada’s Ottawa offices. Wikipedia locked down the entry, labelled the changes as vandalism and only allowed recognized editors to work on the page.In one entry, all information outlining the criticism of the jets and the plan […]

REPORT: New York City Television Stations Give Lopsided Coverage To Black Crime | Research | Media Matters for America

Coverage Of Cases Involving Black Suspects Outpaced Historical Arrest Rates From NYPD Statistics. In stories where race could be identified, the percentage of African-American suspects in murders, thefts, and assaults covered by WCBS, WNBC, WABC, and WNYW was well above the percentage of African-American suspects who have been arrested for those crimes in New York […]

The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب: Look at the first angry propaganda sentence in an article by NYTimes Israel bureau chief

“Hamas is the party that keeps extending this summer’s bloody battle in the Gaza Strip, repeatedly breaking temporary truces and vowing to endlessly fire rockets into Israel.”  This sentence really makes Fox News to be truly fair and balanced in comparison. via The Angry Arab News Service/وكالة أنباء العربي الغاضب: Look at the first angry […]

AdDetector will make sure you never mistake a sponsored story for a real one | The Verge

Google engineer Ian Webster is now trying to solve that problem with a browser extension called AdDetector, which searches out native ads and drops a bright red bar over the top of the page announcing that what you’re viewing is a paid promotion. The extension doesn’t work flawlessly, but it did detect most of the sponsored […]

DoD: Military Equipment Helps Local Police Do Their Job

“By and large — and I’m speaking like any American citizen, and I’m sure you guys would agree with me — that law enforcement all over the country has a hard job to do,” Pentagon press secretary Rear Adm. John Kirby told reporters, as quoted by Politico. “And 99 percent of them all do it […]

IDF Continues ‘Acts of Genocide’ Against Indigenous Arab Palestinians Under ‘Operation Protective Edge’ As the International Community Observes | APNS Novaĵagentejo

US-Supported Israel Defence Forces Continue ‘Acts of Genocide’ Against Indigenous Arab Palestinians Under ‘Operation Protective Edge’ As the International Community Observes  APNS /North America [08.06.2014] – As the State of Israel began extracting its ground troops from the Gaza Strip on Tuesday morning in observance of another (72-hour) ceasefire, the SOI and factions representing the […]

De-Manufacturing Consent- The Snowden-ISIS Hoax

We discuss the “Snowden-ISIS hoax,” the false “news” story that has been circulating through the internet over the past few weeks that claims former NSA contractor Edward Snowden released documents proving the CIA/MI6/Mossad are running the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria ISIS and its leader Al-Badhdadi.We explain the origins of this story, why it’s […]

Hillary Clinton’s Bizarre Critique of U.S. Foreign Policy – Peter Beinart – The Atlantic

What I found when I became secretary of state is that so many people in the world—especially young people—they had no memory of the United States liberating Europe and Asia, beating the Nazis, fighting the Cold War and winning, that was just ancient history. They didn’t know the sacrifices that we had made and the […]

Hit song ‘La Bestia’ about Mexican death train released by US border agency to deter prospective migrants from making the trip north – Americas – World – The Independent

Pablo Izquierdo, the vice-president of Elevation, told The Independent that the song’s warnings about the dangers of migration would be less effective if its listeners were aware of its links to the US government. “It’s not that we’re trying to deceive people,” he said. “The message itself is the goal, and we don’t want to […]

andrewledvina.com: 10 ways Facebook is actually the devil

There has always been a lot of ethical discussions around experiments being run. From the simplistic, i.e. will this be disruptive in a way that would simply annoy users, to the more complex, i.e. is the perceived benefit from the understanding that we will get from this test worth the potential negative effect on users […]

Pentagon preparing for mass civil breakdown | Nafeez Ahmed | Environment | theguardian.com

Launched in 2008 – the year of the global banking crisis – the DoD ‘Minerva Research Initiative’ partners with universities “to improve DoD’s basic understanding of the social, cultural, behavioral, and political forces that shape regions of the world of strategic importance to the US.”Among the projects awarded for the period 2014-2017 is a Cornell […]

The CIA’s cute ‘first’ tweet can’t cover its bloody tracks | Owen Jones | Comment is free | The Guardian

Of course, the CIA is far from alone in trying to lighten up its image: PR offensives are all the rage among tyrants, too. Are you a bloodstained despot who wants to polish your sullied reputation? Your first port of call is surely Bell Pottinger, run by Thatcher’s publicity guru, Lord Bell. The dictatorships of […]

Department of HS Brands ThisCantBeHappening! a ‘Threat’ | NationofChange (W/ News Links)

While this document and the mentality it represents are deeply disturbing, ThisCantBeHappening! is at the same time proud to be recognized by the Washington intelligence nexus as posing that kind of threat to the emerging United States police state, of which the DHS and its Fusion Centers are a critical element. Sadly though, although our article and […]

Report: The deaths of 8 soldiers attributed to POW Bergdahl is false | FreakOutNation

But an archive of military reports logging significant activities in America’s war in Afghanistan offers a contemporaneous written record of events in Paktika that summer. The archive was made public by Chelsea Manning, formerly known as Pvt. Bradley Manning, who is serving a 35-year prison sentence for the leak.The first two deaths the critics link […]

San Francisco Bay View » ‘COINTELPRO 101’: an interview wit’ filmmaker Claude Marks

“COINTELPRO 101” is a recently released documentary that takes a long hard look at the deeds of the U.S. government under the FBI’s Counter Intelligence Program. We are featuring this interview because it was the government’s program to crush resistance that led to the deportation of Marcus Garvey, the assassinations of Malcolm X, George Jackson, […]

Unprecedented Push for Whistleblowing Is Set to Launch; Ellsberg to Join with NSA Whistleblowers in Announcement | Accuracy.Org

Ellsberg is joining with NSA, State Department, EPA, Justice Department and British GCHQ whistleblowers to help launch the new organization, which will be part of the Institute for Public Accuracy. Several of those whistleblowers will be at the news conference Wednesday, speaking briefly and answering questions from reporters. Ellsberg’s full video statement will be released […]

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