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Archive for the Month of September, 2005.
Viewing Media NEWS articles 1 through 29 of 29.
- Upon discovering the U.S. State Department's "Identifying Misinformation" site, I almost fell out of my chair laughing. "Does the story claim that vast, powerful, evil forces are secretly manipulating events? If so, this fits the profile of a conspiracy theory.
- Who might control the future of high-speed Internet? Will it be municipalities and communities that can make the Internet into a widespread and affordable public service like electricity or running water or big cable and telecommunications companies, like SBC, Comcast, and Verizon, who would redline communities and inflate prices to maximize profit?
- "Should the likes of Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Michael Parenti, Michael Moore, Ward Churchill, Dennis[?] Raimondo, et al. act out their sedition in a just-nuked America, expect their bodies to be found shot full of holes."
- Project Censored presents the 10 biggest stories the mainstream media ignored over the past year.
- It was just a couple weeks ago the psychopath George M Weinert V called for the murder of the "operators" of Counterpunch and Dissident Voice.
- During the past two weeks Professor Michel Chossudovsky, an economist, political analyst and human rights advocate of international reputation who teaches at the University of Ottawa and directs his own Centre for Research on Globalization and its widely-admired website www.globalresearch.ca, has become the object of a strange campaign of defamation.
- A former American Media executive, speaking on condition of anonymity because he signed an agreement not to talk publicly about the company, said the firm wanted to spare Schwarzenegger possible embarrassment during his gubernatorial campaign. "We were protecting him," the former executive said.
- It was claimed that the internet and satellite TV would topple dictators, but commercial interest are making sure they don't.
- More agencies require journalists to file formal requests for info
- Welcome to life under the Washington Post-New York Times swap. As part of a secret arrangement formed more than 10 years ago, the Post and Times send each other copies of their next day's front pages every night
- UK media policy is dominated by a cosy cartel of politicians, government advisers and industry lobbyists, according to new research.
- The European Commission has adopted proposals to log details of all telephone, Internet, and e-mail traffic, to combat terrorism and serious crime.
- Recently UPI posted a story with this headline: Oxford dons blast CIA student spies. When I clicked on the link, I was greeted with the news that UPI had yanked the story.
- A new study shows that children as young as two years old easily recognise brand logos and that the amount of TV they watched determined how much branding they recognised
- Are you worried that you are being exposed to excessive amounts of liberal propaganda? Take the following quiz, then add up your points!
- U.S. immigration officials refused Tuesday to allow Robert Fisk, longtime Middle East correspondent for the London newspaper, The Independent, to board a plane from Toronto to Denver.
- It is time to recognize that the war in Iraq was not just a government crime. It was and is still a media crime.
- When the going gets rough and his poll numbers are dropping, George W. plays the fear card, also known as the "war on terra." To hear him tell it, there are "terrists" right here in the US of A who are planning heinous attacks on us and they must be hunted down and "smoked out," which is why the Federal Bureau of Investigation has launched an operation to find every creator and purveyor of adult pornography.
- ...the new anti-obscenity squad, which will consist of eight agents, a supervisor, and assorted staff, will be responsible for accumulating evidence to use against those that produce and distribute criminally obscene content.
- In short, the globalist elite (including Hillary Clinton) will determine what acceptable content is and will endeavor to erect a “gatekeeping function” because the medium is increasingly used to criticize government and organize against its habitual predation.
- Rather says CBS wouldn't allow him to do a follow-up story on Bush's Texas Air National Guard (TANG) files.
- The mainstream media has maintained a uniformly constant voice when the topic of Haiti arises, which admittedly is not very often in these frantic post-Katrina, post-Rita days. Media agents appear to be simply reprinting State Department and UN press releases
- Media shrug off mass movement against war
- These may be the good old days of free speech on the internet we see slipping through our fingers. "Freedom of speech does not exist, don't try to test it. They will come bust down your door - for real - point a gun to your head and pull the trigger if you refuse to comply."
- Continuing a long battle to curb what it considers a subversive information source - the Internet - China tightened its censorship of online news services and bulletin boards.
- AMERICAN RADIO STATION "RADIO SAWA" ILLEGALLY TAKES OVER BROADCAST FREQUENCY OF PALESTINIAN RADIO STATION "VOICE OF LOVE & PEACE" AND IGNORES A PALESTINIAN COURT ORDER
- The US media is disciplined by corporate America into promoting the Republican cause
- Quietly last week, the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) released a 59-page document outlining new rules forcing broadband internet and voice-over-IP (VoIP) phone service providers to open up their systems to federal, state and local law enforcement officials.
- A senior U.S. official rejected calls on Thursday for a U.N. body to take over control of the main computers that direct traffic on the Internet, reiterating U.S. intentions to keep its historical role as the medium's principal overseer.
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