Whistleblower Craig Murray Sentenced To 8 Months In Prison

By Mohamed Elmaazi, The Dissenter. -

Former UK diplomat-turned whistleblower Craig Murray was sentenced to eight  months in prison at the High Court in Edinburgh for contempt of court resulting from his coverage of the trial of [...]

We Can Defeat The Corporate Media’s War On Independent Journalism

By Jonathan Cook. -

I wanted to use this opportunity to talk about my experiences over the past two decades working with new technology as an independent freelance journalist, one who abandoned – or maybe more [...]

The Israel Narrative Is Crumbling

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

Social media is teeming with viral video footage of police assaulting peaceful worshippers in the Al-Aqsa Mosque compound, of Israelis cheering and chanting “Yimach shemam (may their names be [...]

Media Ignores The Anti-Vax Movement’s White Supremacist Roots

By Nora Loreto, Read Passage. -

Earlier this year, CBC Marketplace journalists attended a “$623 Mastering Vaccine Info Boot Camp.”  The session’s host was Sherri Tenpenny, a woman who has built an empire based on convincing [...]

The Leaked Zarif Tape: What Western Media Heard And What He Actually Said

By Navid Zarrinnal, Mintpress News. -

Tehran, Iran - On April 25, the Saudi-funded and U.K.-backed “Iran International” released a leaked audio recording of Iran’s foreign minister, Javad Zarif, in conversation with Iranian economist [...]

Why Black Women Are Often Missing From Conversations About Police Violence

By Alex Samuels, Dhrumil Mehta and Anna Wiederkehr, Five Thirty Eight. -

When Lajuana Phillips was shot and killed by a police officer in late 2018, she was a mother of three children, a daughter and a cousin who was described by family as “a hard worker,” according [...]

Why Have Media Gone To Such Lengths To Silence Mumia Abu-Jamal?

By Janine Jackson, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Philadelphia public broadcaster WHYY (4/24/21) was one of the few outlets to report on an April 24 rally seeking the release from prison of Mumia Abu-Jamal. The story included important [...]

Study Of Unionized Newsrooms Finds Gender And Racial Pay Gaps

By Angela Fu, Poynter. -

The median salaries of women and people of color at 14 unionized Gannett newsrooms was at least $5,000 less than those of their male and white colleagues, a new study by the NewsGuild Gannett [...]

The Dirty Campaign Underlying Ecuador’s ‘Free And Fair’ Election

By Medea Benjamin and Leonardo Flores, Popular Resistance. -

Ecuador’s April 11 election that led to a 5-point victory by conservative banker Guillermo Lasso over progressive candidate Andrés Arauz was not what it appeared to be. On the surface, it was a [...]

The CIA Used To Infiltrate The Media

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

Back in the good old days, when things were more innocent and simple, the psychopathic Central Intelligence Agency had to covertly infiltrate the news media to manipulate the information [...]

Journalists Learn They Spread A CIA Fraud About Russia

By Glenn Greenwald, Substack. -

That Russia placed "bounties” on the heads of U.S. soldiers in Afghanistan was one of the most-discussed and consequential news stories of 2020. It was also, as it turns out, one of the most [...]

Media Once Again Trolling US Withdrawal From Afghanistan

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

I don’t write much about the specific individuals who drive the oligarchic empire because individuals are not the problem, the system is. Right-wing conspiracy analysts prefer to focus on [...]

The Myth Of Black Buying Power Is Robbing Black People Of Their Power

By Margaret Flowers, Clearing the FOG. -

The myth of black buying power - that black people collectively hold trillions of dollars in wealth and that they could improve their economic status if only they 'spent their money more wisely' [...]

How Bellingcat Launders National Security State Talking Points

By Alan Macleod, Mintpress News. -

Investigative site Bellingcat is the toast of the popular press. In the past month alone, it has been described as “an intelligence agency for the people” (ABC Australia), a “transparent” and [...]

Western Media Incite Anti-Asian Racism

By Johua Cho, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Over the past few weeks, the subject of anti-Asian racism has received an unusual degree of Western media attention, ever since a video showing the January 28 killing of Vicha Ratanapakdee, an [...]