U.S. Media Suffered Most Humiliating Debacle In Ages

By Glenn Greenwald, theintercept.com -

Friday was one of the most embarrassing days for the U.S. media in quite a long time. The humiliation orgy was kicked off by CNN, with MSNBC and CBS close behind, with countless pundits, [...]

Reporters Without Borders Tries To Shut Down Press Event

By Brandon Turbeville, transcend.org -

By Brandon Turbeville for Transcend Media Service - 28 Nov 2017 – Self-proclaimed “press freedom watchdog” Reporters Without Borders launched a new campaign that it deemed of urgent importance – [...]

Thank CNN For The Slave Auctions In Libya

By Danny Haiphong, blackagendareport.com -

By Danny Haiphong for Black Agenda Report - On November 14th, CNN produced an "exclusive" report about the slave trafficking of migrants in Libya. The report detailed the devastating conditions [...]

Eight Things Money Can’t Buy You This Black Friday

By Staff, medium.com -

By Staff of The Rules - While the US holiday of Thanksgiving indisputably stems from a celebration of the massacre of hundreds of Pequot Indian men, women and children, the origins of ‘Black [...]

The Thanksgiving Myth

By Cliff DuRand, globaljusticecenter.org -

By Cliff DuRand for The Center for Global Justice - In many ways the Thanksgiving celebration is a unique festivity. As harvest festivals go it’s not particularly unusual: families gathering for [...]

False News: 60 Minutes Treats US As Yemen Savior

By Adam Johnson, fair.org -

By Adam Johnson for FAIR - In one of the most glaring, power-serving omissions in some time, CBS News’ 60 Minutes (11/19/17) took a deep dive into the humanitarian crisis in Yemen, and did not [...]

Fake News On Russia & Other Enemies: New York Times, 1917–2017

By Edward S. Herman, blackagendareport.com -

By Edward S. Herman for Black Agenda Report - It has been amusing to watch the New York Times and other mainstream media outlets express their dismay over the rise and spread of “fake news.” [...]

The Press’s Pathological Refusal To Report ‘The President Lied’

By Reed Richardson, fair.org -

By Reed Richardson for FAIR - It is a truism to say that everyone lies to someone. Since public officials entrusted with power in our democracy are no exception to this human trait—as historical [...]

Russia Meddling ‘Expert’ Lobbying U.S. Gov To ‘Quell Information Rebellions’

By Max Blumenthal, alternet.org -

By Max Blumenthal for AlterNet - Nearly a year after the presidential election, the scandal over accusations of Russian political interference in the 2016 election has gone beyond Donald Trump [...]

Why Science Says You Should Be Reading Small Independent Media

By Jo Ellen Green Kaiser, yesmagazine.org -

By Jo Ellen Green Kaiser for Yes! Magazine - Google, Facebook, and Twitter were hauled in front of Congress last week to explain how Russian bots were able to spread fake news on their platforms. [...]

‘CNN Should Register As Agent Of Capitalism’

By Staff, rt.com -

By Staff of RT - In a linked article, Baraka, a noted black rights activist, wrote that a “new McCarthyism in America is being led by centrist and liberal Democrats utilizing the almost comical [...]

Freedom Rider: Putin, Trump And Manafort

By Margaret Kimberley, blackagendareport.com -

By Margaret Kimberley for Black Agenda Report - The American propaganda campaign being waged against the Russian Federation and its president Vladimir Putin has reached a stage of perverse [...]

Sorting Out The Russia Mess

By Robert Parry, consortiumnews.com -

By Robert Parry for Consortium News - That’s in part because his credibility has already been undermined by his guilty plea for lying to the FBI and by the fact that he now has a motive to [...]

American Psychosis

By Chris Hedges, truthdig.com -

By Chris Hedges for Truth DIg - Reality is under assault. Verbal confusion reigns. Truth and illusion have merged. Mental chaos makes it hard to fathom what is happening. We feel trapped in a [...]

Comments Supporting Gas Exports Rule Are Recycled Industry Copy-Pastes

By Steve Horn, www.desmogblog.com -

By Steve Horn for Desmog - A review of the comments submitted to the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) on its proposed rule to fast-track the export of small-scale liquefied natural gas (LNG) shows [...]