The New York Times’ Misleading Story On North Korean Missiles

By Leon V. Sigal, -

That is the ominous lede of a story by David Sanger and William Broad in The New York Times on Monday, November 12. Substituting tendentious hyperbole for sound reporting may convince editors to [...]

Don’t Buy The Establishment’s Outrage. Real Journalism Is Their Enemy.

By James Wright, -

That’s true: we must show solidarity with all journalists in the face of attacks on fundamental press freedoms. Trump went on to make up accusations that Acosta ‘placed his hands’ on a young [...]

‘That’s Not Who We Are?’ Well, You Are What You Do, Your Actions Speak For Themselves

By Michael Payne, -

How often do we hear those words, “that’s not who we are”, uttered in situations when Americans see or hear something extremely troubling or of a tragic event or action initiated by someone in [...]

“The Russians Are Coming, Again (“First As Tragedy, Then As Farce”)

By Ron Ridenour, -

The book’s title comes from the 1966 Academy Award–winning film The Russians Are Coming, The Russians Are Coming, directed by Norman Jewison, which parodies the Cold War paranoia pervading the US [...]

Phillip Cross: The Mystery Wikipedia Editor Targeting Anti-War Sites

By Media Lens, -

Apart from Cross, in the 17 years we have been working on Media Lens, only one other person has subjected us to a relentlessly negative campaign that is in any way comparable. Almost ten years [...]

Why Is The CBC Lying About Venezuela? Anna Maria Tremonti Manufactures Dissent

By Alison Bodine, -

While in New York City for the United Nations General Assembly during the last week of September the Prime Minister of Canada spoke about Venezuela. As he defended the government of Canada’s [...]

Omidyar’s Intercept Teams Up With War-Propaganda Firm Bellingcat

By Whitney Webb, -

NEW YORK — The Intercept, along with its parent company First Look Media, recently hosted a workshop for pro-war, Google-funded organization Bellingcat in New York. The workshop, which cost [...]

Longtime Friend Of Deported Guardian ‘Reporter’ Speaks Out On Their Work ‘Inhabiting The Role Of A Foreign Agent Of Imperialism’

By Max Blumenthal, -

On 1 October, Nicaraguan authorities deported Goette-Luciak, an anthropologist-turned-reporter who had published a series of factually flawed reports in the Guardian and Washington Post that [...]

Facebook’s New Propaganda Partners

By Alan MacLeod, -

Media giant Facebook recently announced (Reuters, 9/19/18) it would combat “fake news” by partnering with two propaganda organizations founded and funded by the US government: the National [...]

NYT Admits That Its “Mountain of Evidence” For Russian Collusion Is Smaller Than A Molehill

By Staff, -

The 'Russian influence' and 'collusion' between Russia and Trump are still what they were two years ago, when the campaign started - they are fake news. Unfortunately the anti-Russian and [...]

First They Came For Alex Jones, Then RT And Syrian TV

By Ann Garrison, -

Shortly after Alex Jones was kicked off Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube, New York City residents let me know via email and Twitter that Russian cable news outlet RT was no longer available to [...]

After 9/11: The Staggering Economic And Human Cost Of The War On Terror

By Benjamin Dangl, -

“Our war on terror begins with Al Qaeda, but it does not end there,” President George W. Bush announced on September 20th, 2001, following the 9/11 attacks. Bush’s “War on Terror” did not end [...]

Censored Documentary Exposes Israel’s Attack On Black Lives Matter

By Max Blumenthal, -

When the Movement for Black Lives released a platform in August 2016 that supported the BDS (boycott, divestment and sanctions) movement and identified Israel as an apartheid state engaged in a [...]

Britain Should Be In The Dock Over Skripal Saga, Not Russia

By Staff, -

The latest announcement by British authorities of two named Russian suspects in connection with the alleged poison assassination of a former Russian spy and his daughter is more absurd drama in a [...]

Spike Lee’s Film Makes Cop That Spied On Blacks Into Hero

By Boots Riley, -

This contains spoilers, so read no further if you don’t want the film spoiled. This is not so much an aesthetic critique of the masterful craftwork of this film as it is a political critique of [...]