Category Archives: Journalism

One Year Ago — “Journalists for Hire : How the CIA Buys the News”

“I’ve been a journalist for about 25 years and I was educated to lie, to betray and not to tell the truth to the public. The truth will come out one day, the truth won’t die.” Dr. Udo Ulfkotte — … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The Washington Post rewrites History

“President Ronald Reagan didn’t seek congressional approval when he bombed Libya in retaliation for a bombing of a Pan Am flight over Lockerbie, Scotland.” Amber Phillips — Washington Post (April 7 2017) “The result is post-truth discourse. In our new … Continue reading

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Slovak Journalist Jan Kuciak Murdered For His Work

“It’s unacceptable today in the European Union that a journalist can be killed in the course of his work.” European Parliament President Tajani “The protection of freedom of speech and the safety of journalists is our common priority and that … Continue reading

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Remembering American Investigative Journalist Robert Parry (June 4 1949 – January 27 2018)

“The people who succeeded and did well were those who didn’t stand up, who didn’t write the big stories, who looked the other way when history was happening in front of them, and went along either consciously or just by … Continue reading

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Remembering Dr Udo Ulfkotte (20 January 1960 – 13 January 2017)

“I’ve been a journalist for about 25 years and I was educated to lie, to betray and not to tell the truth to the public. The truth will come out one day, the truth won’t die.” Dr. Udo Ulfkotte: German … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — “Trump Dossier”: Can Intelligence officials ‘legally’ disclose classified information to members of the press?

“I think it was disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake out. I think it’s a disgrace.” US President-Elect Donald Trump “Let me tell you, you take on the intelligence … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — The “Trump Dossier”: A Clever Fabrication?

“I think it was disgraceful – disgraceful that the intelligence agencies allowed any information that turned out to be so false and fake out. I think it’s a disgrace… and that’s something that Nazi Germany would have done and did … Continue reading

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Edward S. Herman (April 7, 1925 – November 11, 2017) & Lockerbie

“The propaganda system allows the U.S. leadership to commit crimes without limit and with no suggestion of misbehavior or criminality; in fact, major war criminals like Henry Kissinger appear regularly on TV to comment on the crimes of the derivative … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — Spooks & The Media

“The CPJ — Committee to Protect Journalists — has demanded that the Turkish authorities release Snell.  We call on the government to end its harassment of reporters crossing the border from Syria.” Nina Ognianova– CPJ Europe and central Asia programme … Continue reading

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One Year Ago — German Bill will allow BND to Spy on Foreign Journalists

“The increasing surveillance capabilities on journalists is a clear threat to media freedom. This draft law runs counter to the very core of fundamental freedoms such as media freedom and freedom of expression.” Dunja Mijatovic  — OSCE Representative on Freedom … Continue reading

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