Edward Curtin: Why is Everything Broken?

Edward Curtin: Why is Everything Broken?

Edward Curtin June 9, 2022 “Begin then with a fracture, a cesura, a rent; opening a crack in this fallen world, a shaft of light.” Norman O. Brown, Love’s Body Being sick for the past few weeks has had its advantages. It has forced me to take a break from writing since I could not concentrate enough […]

Whitewashing Nazis Doesn’t Help Ukraine

Whitewashing Nazis Doesn’t Help Ukraine

Members of Ukraine’s Azov Regiment march in Kyiv, Ukraine, in 2019. Their flags display the group’s Wolfsangel logo, a variant of that used by the Nazi SS. (Goo3 / Wikimedia Commons) Branko Marcetic April 29, 2022 The same Western media that once documented and decried Ukraine’s far right is now playing it down and even […]

School History: Operation Mockingbird

School History: Operation Mockingbird

School History November 13, 2021 Originally posted on School History Key Facts & Summary Operation Mockingbird indicates the CIA’s involvement in the manipulation of the news published in the United States and across the world. Today, one can identify such manipulation with fake news Operation Mockingbird commonly refers to the CIA’s involvement in journalism during […]

The cynical hypocrisy of the world’s No1 propagandist: US pledges $300mn to fund massive global anti-China media machine

The cynical hypocrisy of the world’s No1 propagandist: US pledges $300mn to fund massive global anti-China media machine

File photo. A portrait of China’s President Xi Jinping in Beijing, China © AFP / Wang Zhao Tom Fowdy April 28, 2021 Chinese- and Russian-funded journalism is ‘disinformation,’ but when Washington spends millions on ‘independent’ news outlets and buying journalists to get favourable coverage of its policies, it’s called ‘spreading information.’ The US Senate last […]

Forskellen mellem beskyldninger om dis- og misinformation er afgørende

Forskellen mellem beskyldninger om dis- og misinformation er afgørende

Jesper Munk Jakobsen 6. maj 2020 COVID19 har udviklet sig til en krig mellem Vesten og Kina om en fortælling. Hvem kan tildeles skylden, så man selv kan gå fri? Kina bliver i den her tid anklaget for mere end normalt at udføre misinformationskampaner. Senest er der kommet en beskyldning fra EU, og nu skulle […]

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, […]