Tags: Media Disinformation

To posit that one’s government may be partially composed of unaccountable criminal elements is cause for serious censure in polite circles. Labeled “conspiracy theories” by a corporate media that prompt and channel emotionally-laden mass consent, such perspectives are quickly dispatched to the memory hole lest they prompt meaningful discussion of the political prerogatives and designs […]

The recent standoff between China and the Philippines in South China Sea has against provided an opportunity for China bashers to assert their personal opinion as news. The terrifying sound of China’s threat and aggression has once again filled the news media with creative headlines: ‘China stirs up trouble with Philippines’ (The Guardian) and  ‘China […]

On 24 of January, the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Navi Pillay said she was “shocked” at reports that 34 individuals, including two women, were executed in Iraq on 19 January following their conviction for various crimes. “Even if the most scrupulous fair trial standards were observed, this would be a terrifying number of […]