The self-aggrandizing “factchecking” brigade that emerged to confront the Trump administration is suddenly nonexistent as it rolls out a transparent, cynical PR strategy to delegitimize a Latin American government it’s trying to overthrow.
Disagreement is treason. Divide and rule. The Big Lie. Weasel words. Spectacle over substance.
The new PR campaign was launched last weekend at the Red State Gathering 2016. It is classic disinformation straight out of Big Tobacco’s playbook.
If the U.S. government were actually serious about trying to change how it is perceived around the world, it would change its behavior around the world.
They can call it anything they want, but the CIA tortured its prisoners. And that's a crime against humanity.
Have the LA Times editors called for the criminal prosecution of Leon Panetta, and John Brennan, and other officials who leak not (as Snowden did) to inform the public but in order to propagandize them?
The presentation of events by Israeli spokesmen is geared to giving the impression that Israel wants peace with the Palestinians, when all the evidence is that it does not.
Kevin Gosztola The Dissenter http://dissenter.firedoglake.com/2013/10/10/how-obama-administration-controlled-media-is-used-to-avoid-scrutiny-from-the-press/ What makes the crackdown on leaks, increased denials of Freedom of Information Act requests and surveillance of journalists even more pernicious is how this conduct by President Barack Obama’s administration has taken place as the administration simultaneously uses its own media to pump out its...