Hold the frontpage – The reporters are missing

Hold the frontpage – The reporters are missing

  John Pilger 26 september, 2018 The death of Robert Parry earlier this year felt like a farewell to the age of the reporter. Parry was “a trailblazer for independent journalism”, wrote Seymour Hersh, with whom he shared much in common. Hersh revealed the My Lai massacre in Vietnam and the secret bombing of Cambodia, […]

DIIS-information og trolderi

DIIS-information og trolderi

  Af Jan Øberg & Jesper Munk Jakobsen 26 september, 2018 Dansk Institut for Internationale Studier, DIIS, har netop udgivet en publikation om ”Trolde i dit feed. Russisk desinformation”, der specielt skal hjælpe gymnasieelever med at forstå fake news. Dog kun russiske. Rapporten er selv et glimrende eksempel på desinformation og fake news – eller […]

Through the Looking Glass Falsely: A World Without Facts

Through the Looking Glass Falsely: A World Without Facts

  By Gordon M. Hahn August 31, 2018 As the West has turned more and more to Soviet/Russian methods of the ‘big lie’ in order to advance democracy and its interests, the Russia-West propaganda war had produced a post-fact world in which disinformation comes to be believed by its purveyors. Both sides, forgetting the previous […]

Intro • Regime Change: Not Iran Too!

Intro • Regime Change: Not Iran Too!

  TFF launches a new educational series on regime change in the Middle East to help prevent a repetition on Iran – #NotIranToo   By Jan Oberg August 17, 2018 TFF is about to publish a series of articles on regime change in the Middle East over the last few decades. The series has a […]

Når medierne tier om Yemen forsvinder empatien for de lidende

Når medierne tier om Yemen forsvinder empatien for de lidende

20. april, 2015: Mennesker står i kø for at få vand da drikkevand næsten ikke findes. Foto: Mohamed al-Sayaghi/Reuters   Af Jesper Munk Jakobsen TFF Associate 12. august 2018 Det er en gammel floskel at kalde sommerferien for agurketid. Der er ingen historier at skrive om for de danske journalister, når erhvervslivets ledere, debattørerne og […]

Just how grey are the White Helmets and their backers?

Just how grey are the White Helmets and their backers?

  By Jan Oberg August 7, 2018     Re-posted from TFF’s earlier website on November 1, 2016 with links to later materials being added at the bottom. TFF PressInfo # 392: Just how grey are the White Helmets and their backers?       Added at the bottom of the article on November 23, […]

It’s Time For A Little Perspective on Russia

It’s Time For A Little Perspective on Russia

  By Lyle Jeremy Rubin July 26, 2018  Any Russian interference is only a small part of the “election meddling” we should care about… I think we are due for a little perspective on Russia. I was trained at NSA headquarters as a signals intelligence officer in the Marines. This was about a decade ago, […]

Seymour Hersh’s New Memoir Is a Fascinating, Flabbergasting Masterpiece

Seymour Hersh’s New Memoir Is a Fascinating, Flabbergasting Masterpiece

By John Schwarz July 11, 2018 2 Jun 2018 – At the beginning of Seymour Hersh’s new memoir, “Reporter,” he tells a story from his first job in journalism, at the City News Bureau of Chicago. City News stationed a reporter at Chicago’s police headquarters 24 hours a day to cover whatever incidents were radioed […]

Facebook propaganda – A piece of fake about “community”

Facebook propaganda – A piece of fake about “community”

    By Jan Oberg Take a look at the short video below that Facebook suddenly sends me today, Saturday June 30, 2018 about my being so important for communities and how great Facebook is at creating a community feeling worldwide. Many thanks, I guess I am supposed to say. Well, I don’t. First, I […]

Efter 7 år er TV2s og Politikens behandling af Syrien stadig under al kritik

Efter 7 år er TV2s og Politikens behandling af Syrien stadig under al kritik

  Af Jan Øberg Det er mere end 7 år siden volden brød ud i Syrien, i Daraa. Det er det, TV2 vil fortælle os om hér. Og tidligere har fortalt hér. Skønt de mange år har man desværre ikke lært den lektie, der er så enkel: At volden kun er symptom på underliggende konflikter. […]