The Fetishization of the Corporate Media

by CJ Hopkins Consent Factory Jan 21, 2019 So the corporate media have gone and done it again. As they have, repeatedly, for the last two and half years, they shook the earth with a “bombshell” story proving beyond any reasonable doubt that Donald Trump colluded with the Russians to steal the presidency from Hillary … Continue reading The Fetishization of the Corporate Media

Seymour Hersh: ‘RussiaGate’ is a CIA-Planted Lie

https://youtu.be/gYzB96_EK7s   During a phone-call with the world’s greatest investigative journalist, Seymour Hersh, he presents “a narrative [from his investigation] of how that whole fucking thing began.” His narrative tells us who is actually behind the manufactured political drama known as ‘RussiaGate,’ and what the purposes are of this manufactured drama. In a youtube video … Continue reading Seymour Hersh: ‘RussiaGate’ is a CIA-Planted Lie

67 Media Mistakes in the Trump Era: The Definitive List (3)

by Sharyl Attkisson Jan 18, 2019 We the media have “fact-checked” President Trump like we have fact-checked no other human being on the planet—and he’s certainly given us plenty to write about. That’s probably why it’s so easy to find lists enumerating and examining his mistakes, missteps and “lies.” But as self-appointed arbiters of truth, … Continue reading 67 Media Mistakes in the Trump Era: The Definitive List (3)

Beyond BuzzFeed: The 10 Worst, Most Embarrassing U.S. Media Failures on the Trump/Russia Story (1)

by Glenn Greenwald  Intercept Jan 20, 2019 BUZZFEED WAS ONCE notorious for traffic-generating “listicles”, but has since become an impressive outlet for deep investigative journalism under editor-in-chief Ben Smith. That outlet was prominently in the news this week thanks to its “bombshell” story about President Trump and Michael Cohen: a story that, like so many others of its kind, … Continue reading Beyond BuzzFeed: The 10 Worst, Most Embarrassing U.S. Media Failures on the Trump/Russia Story (1)

BuzzFeed’s big scoop and the media’s giant factual loophole

Call them “four-sourced clovers” – unverifiable scoops. by Matt Taibbi Hate Inc Jan 19, 2019 On Friday, January 18, Special Counsel Robert Mueller took the unusual step of releasing a statement essentially shooting down the latest “bombshell” in the Russiagate story, which had been released by BuzzFeed earlier that day. The BuzzFeed story said Donald … Continue reading BuzzFeed’s big scoop and the media’s giant factual loophole

The Case for Impeachment: once an impeachment inquiry begins, a president loses control of the public conversation

Starting the process will rein in a president who is undermining American ideals—and bring the debate about his fitness for office into Congress, where it belongs. by YONI APPELBAUM  Atlantic March 2019 On january 20, 2017, Donald Trump stood on the steps of the Capitol, raised his right hand, and solemnly swore to faithfully execute the … Continue reading The Case for Impeachment: once an impeachment inquiry begins, a president loses control of the public conversation

Putin Asks And Trump Delivers – A List Of All The Good Things Trump Did For Russia

by O Society Jan 16, 2019 Someone pointed us towards this article: All Signs Point the Same Way:  Vladimir Putin Has Compromising Information of Donald Trump" by Tom Nichols in USA Today. Nichols' thesis is Trump often takes the same positions Putin takes. Examples include: 1.  Russia did not interfere in the U.S. election; 2.  The … Continue reading Putin Asks And Trump Delivers – A List Of All The Good Things Trump Did For Russia