The Knives Come Out As Greenwald Splits From The Intercept

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Glenn Greenwald, co-founder of investigative news outlet The Intercept, very publicly resigned from his position yesterday. The immediate trigger for his decision was a refusal to publish his [...]

Activist Voices Missing From Corporate Coverage Of Uprisings

By Loretta Graceffo, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Since the brutal police murder of George Floyd, protesters for racial justice have mobilized across the country, attracting a frenzy of media commentary. To gauge who got to take part in this [...]

US-Led Nicaraguan Opposition Inflates COVID19 Death Lists

By  Nan McCurdy, Popular Resistance. -

The US is still trying to overthrow the democratically elected president of Nicaragua who won with 72% of the vote – this time it is a Covid-19 related coup attempt. The US-led opposition is [...]

Five Myths About The Venezuelan Opposition

By Tatuy TV & -

The latest video produced by VA and Tatuy TV explores the "myths" that sustain the mainstream media's favorable coverage of the Venezuelan opposition. The corporate media is almost unanimous in [...]

Turn Out The Lights, Russiagate Is Over

By Ray McGovern, Consortium News. -

Seldom mentioned among the motives behind the persistent drumming on alleged Russian interference was an over-arching need to help the Security State hide their tracks. The need for a [...]

‘Corporate Media Are Not Observers Of The Electoral Process; They Are Participants’

By Janine Jackson, -

From debates that encouraged sparring over substance, to evidence-free declarations about electability or momentum, to the insistence—bordering on gaslighting—of the fringiness of ideas that in [...]

WSJ, NYT Celebrate ‘Shale Revolution’ For Investor Class, Despite Its Leading To Our Doom

By Joshua Cho, -

It’s not hard to figure out that corporate media represent the perspectives and interests of a small elite investor class of the US population, rather than its vast working class majority. Simply [...]

Spooks Turned Spox: US Media Now Filled With Former Intelligence Agents

By Tyler Durden, -

After years in the shadows overseeing espionage, kill programs, warrantless wiretapping, entrapment, psyops and other covert operations, national security establishment retirees are are turning [...]

Believe Absolutely Nothing The US Government And Media Say About…Anything

By Glen Ford, -

There was a time, not so long ago, when most Black Americans of all classes were highly skeptical of every word that emanated from the mouths of white folks in power in the United States. A [...]

Freedom Rider: Protest And The Corporate Media

By Margaret Kimberley, -

Corporate media always let us know who is in with the in-crowd and who is on the outs with the United States government. They don’t do so with any transparency, but by promoting some stories and [...]

Western Media Losing Enthusiasm For Failing Coup In Venezuela

By Lucas Koerner and Ricardo Vaz, -

When previously unknown Venezuelan opposition politician Juan Guaidó stood up in an East Caracas plaza and declared himself “interim president” of the South American country, Western corporate [...]

NY Times Admits It Sends Stories To US Government For Approval Before Publication

By Ben Norton, -

The New York Times has publicly acknowledged that it sends some of its stories to the US government for approval from “national security officials” before publication. This confirms what veteran [...]

The Trust Project: Big Media And Silicon Valley’s Weaponized Algorithms Silence Dissent

By Whitney Webb, -

Given the Trust Project’s rich-get-richer impact on the online news landscape, it is not surprising to find that it is funded by a confluence of tech oligarchs and powerful forces with a clear [...]

Why We Need The New Yorker To Correct Its Error On Venezuelan Inequality

By Jim Naureckas, -

My hat is off to Keane Bhatt, NACLA blogger and occasional Extra!contributor, for his tireless efforts to prod one of the United States’ most prestigious media outlets to live up to its professed [...]

The Western Media Is Key To Syria Deceptions

By Staff, -

By any reckoning, the claim made this week by al-Qaeda-linked fighters that they were targeted with chemical weapons by the Syrian government in Idlib province – their final holdout in Syria – [...]