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Archive for the Month of September, 2005.
Viewing Media NEWS articles 1 through 29 of 29.


September 1, 2005

New State Department Ministry Slams Alternative News - 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.
(1112 views)


September 4, 2005

Community Internet Under Attack - 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?
(1397 views)


September 5, 2005

A Death Threat: The perils of punditry: Some maniac wants to give me a permanent vacation - "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."
(1329 views)


September 8, 2005

Censored! - Project Censored presents the 10 biggest stories the mainstream media ignored over the past year.
(1205 views)


September 11, 2005

Self-Described Infidel Makes Death Threats (Again) - 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.
(2274 views)


September 12, 2005

In Defence of Michel Chossudovsky - 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.
(1906 views)


September 13, 2005

Tabloid Tried to Suppress Videotape - 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.
(1034 views)

Thanks to corporations, instead of democracy we get Baywatch - It was claimed that the internet and satellite TV would topple dictators, but commercial interest are making sure they don't.
(929 views)

Reporters face long FOIA delays - More agencies require journalists to file formal requests for info
(981 views)


September 15, 2005

Swapping Scoops: Every Night the "NY Times" and "Wash Post" Exchange Front Pages for the Following Day - 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
(1429 views)


September 20, 2005

Media policy dominated by 'cosy cartel', says report - UK media policy is dominated by a cosy cartel of politicians, government advisers and industry lobbyists, according to new research.
(1043 views)


September 21, 2005

EU moves to log Internet, phone communication - The European Commission has adopted proposals to log details of all telephone, Internet, and e-mail traffic, to combat terrorism and serious crime.
(1074 views)

Another UPI Story About the CIA Disappears - 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.
(1084 views)

New Study: Two-Year Olds Branded by TV Advertising - 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
(1043 views)

Take the Liberal Media Quiz! - Are you worried that you are being exposed to excessive amounts of liberal propaganda? Take the following quiz, then add up your points!
(962 views)


September 22, 2005

Lannan speaker delayed in Canada - 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.
(971 views)

Time To Also March On The Media? - It is time to recognize that the war in Iraq was not just a government crime. It was and is still a media crime.
(1137 views)


September 24, 2005

Is the bogus "war on terror" fading away to be replaced by the "war on porn?" - 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.
(944 views)


September 25, 2005

FBI agents paid to surf for deviant Internet porn - ...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.
(1349 views)


September 27, 2005

Hillary’s Brave New World of Internet Censorship - 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.
(3063 views)

Rather was prevented by CBS (subsidiary of Viacom) from going after the GOP document doctorers - Rather says CBS wouldn't allow him to do a follow-up story on Bush's Texas Air National Guard (TANG) files.
(1098 views)


September 28, 2005

Haiti and the Silent Voice of America - 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
(1233 views)

Disappearing Antiwar Protests - Media shrug off mass movement against war
(1267 views)

Access Denied: The Erosion of Freedom on the Internet. - 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."
(1755 views)

Internet Thought Police - 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.
(1206 views)

US government illegally utilises FM frequency defined as Palestinian "national asset" by Oslo accords - AMERICAN RADIO STATION "RADIO SAWA" ILLEGALLY TAKES OVER BROADCAST FREQUENCY OF PALESTINIAN RADIO STATION "VOICE OF LOVE & PEACE" AND IGNORES A PALESTINIAN COURT ORDER
(1085 views)


September 29, 2005

A televisual fairyland - The US media is disciplined by corporate America into promoting the Republican cause
(915 views)


September 30, 2005

FCC Releases Orders for Internet Backdoor Wiretap Access - 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.
(1728 views)

U.S. Insists on Keeping Control of Web - 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.
(1029 views)


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