Selected Articles: Mainstream Media “Fake News”, War Propaganda
MEDIA, 13 Nov 2017
12 Nov 2017 – We bring to the attention of our readers a selection of articles focusing on the obfuscation of truth through media manipulation as well as the routine dissemination of war propaganda. These articles show how media lies and fabrications are used as a justification to wage so-called “humanitarian wars”.
FAKE NEWS: BBC criticised for using Iraq 2003 photo to illustrate Syrian massacre – By Global Research, November 11, 2017
The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) has been slammed for mistakenly using a photo taken in Iraq in 2003 to illustrate the Syria 2012 massacre, in which over 100 people, including 32 children, were brutally killed.
Serbian emergency shelters for Bosnian refugees sold to the public as a concentration camp to win public support for international intervention.
The Attack on ‘Fake News’ Is Really an Attack on Alternative Media – By Dave Lindorff, November 09, 2017
These are tough days to be a serious journalist. Report a story now, with your facts all lined up nicely, and you’re still likely to have it labeled “fake news” by anyone whose ox you’ve gored — and even by friends who don’t share your political perspective. For good measure, they’ll say you’ve based it on “alternative facts.”
Who is Behind “Fake News”? Mainstream Media Use Fake Videos and Images – By Prof Michel Chossudovsky, October 21, 2017
The manipulation of videos and images is routine. In some cases, these manipulations are revealed by readers, independent media and social media. In most cases they go undetected. And when they are revealed, the media will say “sorry” we apologize: they will then point to technical errors. “we got the wrong video”.
The mainstream media (MSM) has declared war on alternative media websites labeling them “Fake News” ever since Hillary Clinton lost the election to Donald Trump.
The only photographs of the prison are taken from outer space via satellite imagery. The only other photos included in the report are of three men who allege they lost weight while imprisoned and a photo of one of eight alleged death certificates provided to family members of detainees who died at Saydnaya.
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