Long before ‘the propaganda model’ flew off Edward Herman’s keyboard and into ‘Manufacturing Consent’, the book he co-authored with Noam Chomsky, Leo Tolstoy had captured the essence of non-conspiratorial conformity: ‘One man does not assert the truth which he knows, because he feels himself bound to the people with whom he is engaged; another, because the truth might deprive him →
We live in a war-like society; one that supports, and is in league with, the world’s number one terrorist threat: the United States of America. Corporate media propaganda plays a key role in keeping things →
On the face of it, Peter Oborne is impossible. It’s not possible to be educated at Sherborne independent school, at Cambridge University, to work as political editor of the Spectator, as chief political commentator of →
The Insiders In a 2002 interview with the Observer, the BBC’s John Cody Fidler-Simpson CBE of Kabul, to give him his full name and title, was asked to define the ‘essential qualities’ of a journalist. →
Last week, Jeremy Corbyn humbled the entire political and corporate media commentariat. With a little help from Britain’s student population. And with a little help from thousands of media activists. Without doubt this was one →
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Thank you @deepa_driver for organising this important event, starting tomorrow #InternationalFestivalOfWhistleblowers: will be discussing the OPCW whistleblower scandal and associated mainstream media failures. @aaronjmate @Tim_Hayward_ @_taylorhudak https://twitter.com/smaurizi/status/1390591285728358400
‘Following careful evaluation Amnesty International has decided to re-designate Alexei Navalny as a “Prisoner of Conscience”.’ Does this mean @amnesty is ready to designate #Assange “Prisoner of Conscience” too? @NilsMelzer @StellaMoris1 @DEAcampaign https://www.amnesty.org/en/latest/news/2021/05/statement-on-alexei-navalnys-status-as-prisoner-of-conscience/