Media targeted ‘with impunity’ in Libya

[These are just some of the fruits of the imperialist intervention into Libya. -Uziel] Tunis (AFP) - Journalists in post-revolution Libya face the constant threat of attack and have lost even the limited freedom that existed under slain strongman Moamer Kadhafi, Human Rights Watch said on Monday.  A 54-page report by the New York-based rights... Continue Reading →

Editor says he planted stories for the CIA

by Ralph Lopez (Digitaljournal) Becoming the first credentialed, well-known media insider to step forward and state publicly that he was secretly a "propagandist," an editor of a major German daily has said that he personally planted stories for the CIA. Saying he believes a medical condition gives him only a few years to live, and that... Continue Reading →

MSNBC Contributor Slams Network For Pro-Israel Coverage: ‘We Are Ridiculous!’

MSNBC Contributor Slams Network For Pro-Israel Coverage: 'We Are Ridiculous!'by Tom Kludt  (http://talkingpointsmemo.com/livewire/drudge-obama-birther-conspiracy) An MSNBC contributor used her appearance on the cable news channel Monday to sharply criticize its coverage of the Israel-Hamas conflict. During an interview on "Ronan Farrow Daily," Palestinian journalist Rula Jebreal unloaded on Western media outlets, including MSNBC, arguing that influence... Continue Reading →

US disappointed in Yemen journalist’s release

[So much for US support for freedom of the press. --NP] US disappointed in Yemen journalist's release CAIRO (AP) — The United States expressed disappointment Wednesday in the release of a Yemeni journalist who rights groups say was detained because of his reporting on al-Qaida and alleged U.S. complicity in attacks in Yemen. Abdelela Shayie... Continue Reading →

CNN manufactures ‘news’ in Syria

Awhile back, CNN was caught with its pants down. CNN's "on the scene source Danny" in Syria was caught staging events. CNN's source and camera operator can be seen ordering gunfire and explosions in an area that is otherwise quiet. They are also heard discussing the script, which is clearly false. The Syrian government has... Continue Reading →

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