Category Archives: Propaganda

Pence Excoriates Liberal Media ‘Fawning Over’ North Korean Family at the Olympics

Continuing to demolish the media’s Barack Obama-like fetish for the North Korean leader’s sister, Pence described the Kim family as “[a]n evil family clique that brutalizes, subjugates, starves and imprisons its 25 million people” and she’s even been sanctioned by the United States for her role in the country’s worst atrocities.

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Ottawa weighs making Canadian media official Pravdas

From Bruce Campion-Smith at the Toronto Star:

A precipitous decline in ad revenues, the shift to digital, and the domineering online presence of Facebook and Google have upset the traditional business model for Canadian news organizations. All are casting for a new model that does work. But the ensuring economic turmoil has seen newsrooms close, journalists laid off and diminished coverage, especially in local news.

On Wednesday, the Fédération nationale des communications (FNC) will hold a news conference in Ottawa to draw attention to the crisis.

Heritage Minister Mélanie Joly has hinted that the Feb. 27 federal budget will deliver some assistance to offset the financial challenges confronting news outlets.

And it appears Ottawa will use the Canadian Periodical Fund to channel the new funding. But federal officials have been quietly putting the word out that the financial assistance might not be as generous as some in the industry are hoping for.More.

Reality check: In an age when everywhere we look, someone is tippy tapping away on his phone, the necrotic Canadian media could only ever be an amplifier for government propaganda, and many of them sound like they are rehearsing for the part. The news, whatever it is, will usually be elsewhere.

See also: YouTube anti-propaganda campaign unfair to public broadcasters, say critics The obvious solution is, in a media-saturated age, that governments to quit funding “public broadcasters.” “Editorially independent independent by statute” is nonsense. They know who butters their bread and they act like it. They’re not to blame for that but there is an unbridgeable chasm between independence “by statute” and independence by “we could go out of business” reality.

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5 Terrible Things the Media Communicates to Every Potential School Shooter

In the coming days, we will hear a familiar profile about the Broward County school shooter. (No, I will not name him, for the reason below.) He was mentally deficient. He was a loner. He expressed violent tendencies. And likely, if the pattern holds, he was prescribed some kind of drugs to control his behavior.

But there is also a media behavioral profile for these situations, and it is perfectly matched to the desires of a deranged person who would like to go out in a blaze of glory.

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Rapid response will be central to new French anti-fake news law

“The measures that we will be working on from now until March are to create a law about ‘confidence in information’ that will permit us to act very quickly when a fake news story goes viral, particularly during an election period,” said Nyssen in an interview with Journal du Dimanche on February 4.

I’m pretty sure we all know where this is leading.

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GROAN: Hillary Clinton Makes Surprise Grammy Awards Cameo, Reading ‘Fire And Fury’

Failed Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton made a surprise appearance at the Grammy Awards Sunday night as part of a parade of musicians reading excerpts from “Fire And Fury,” the gossip book about President Donald Trump released just weeks ago.

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Source: Strzok Hadn’t Seen Evidence Of Collusion After 10 Months On Russia Probe

After 10 months of leading the FBI’s Trump-Russia investigation, counterintelligence official Peter Strzok had not seen compelling evidence that President Trump or high-level campaign officials colluded with the Russian government, according to a person familiar with his thinking.

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MSNBC Contributor: President Trump Is ‘An Enemy to Non-White People in America’

“The President is a white supremacist – we heard in Charlottesville the President is a terrorist sympathizer, and our President is a clear and present danger to non-white people in America….Unless the Democratic party realizes that this man is an enemy to non-white people in America – and this is not an exaggeration – everything in his rhetoric and policy has said so – we will be in danger as a sovereign nation.”

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