Posts Tagged ‘journalists’

‘US didn’t kill Gaddafi’ cry journalists & Democrats, fine with blaming Trump for Ukrainian jet that crashed in Iran

It all began with White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley arguing that “Democrats did not ask or care” when President Barack Obama “killed” Muammar Gaddafi – or Osama bin Laden, or American citizen and jihadist preacher Anwar al-Awlaki, for that matter – without congressional approval, despite no threat of “imminent attacks,” which was the […]

Bolivia’s New Right-Wing Government Intensifies Crackdown on Journalists, Doctors

The U.S.-backed right-wing coup government of Jeanine Añez continues its moves against media and other dissenting voices. The latest victim of the crackdown was Marcelo Hurtado, president of the ATB media network. Hurtado was paraded before cameras; handcuffed and forced to wear a vest labeled “arrested.” He was flanked by two black clad, masked and […]

Committee to Protect Journalists Excludes Assange From Annual List Of Jailed Journalists

Committee to Protect Journalists Excludes Assange From Annual List Of Jailed Journalists Above Photo: Kati Marton and Joel Simon at CPJ’s 2019 International Pess Freedom Awards (Photo: Barbara Nitke) The decision by the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) not to include Julian Assange in their annual list of jailed journalists undermines their credibility and could hurt […]

Twitter SUSPENDS Journalists who Report on Pensacola Shooter’s ‘Jihadist’ Motivation

Twitter has begun suspending journalists who expose the jihadist motives behind Pensacola shooter Mohammed Alshamrami. Following the Pensacola Navy Base shooting on Friday that left three dead, the FBI have officially deemed the incident an “act of terrorism“. Despite this, journalists who report on the details around the shooter’s manifesto are finding that their accounts […]

Border Patrol Agent Reveals Targeting of Journalists At Border

Derrick Broze breaks down the story of a Border Patrol whistleblower. Sources: Government Secrets: Why and How A Special Agent-Turned-Whistleblower Uncovered Controversial Border Surveillance Tactics https://www.nbcsandiego.com/investigations/Government-Secrets-Why-and-How-A-Special-Agent-Turned-Whistleblower-Uncovered-Controversial-Border-Surveillance-Tactics-565169932.html Podcast https://art19.com/shows/nbc-7-investigates/episodes/f6f706a2-ab22-4b1b-abad-6832f736058b Support the Future of The Conscious Resistance: https://fundrazr.com/consciousresistance3 Support our work AND get a free ounce of Kratom to help with fatigue, stress, addiction, and pain: https://bit.ly/30CbdLD […]

Israel cannot hide the occupation by silencing Palestinian journalists

Last Friday, Palestinian photographer Moath Amarnih headed out to document a protest by the residents of Surif in the occupied West Bank. It was the second time in two weeks that they tried to demonstrate against the theft of their land by settlers. Shortly after the nonviolent protest began, a few young men began throwing […]

Journalists need ‘national security’ training to stop flow of embarrassing but true NATO stories, defense-backed think tank warns

A British defence think tank with close, high-level links to the armed forces, defence contractors, foreign governments and huge multinational corporations is suggesting military-backed media training for Western journalists to stop Russia using their own reporting against them. The Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), located over the road from 10 Downing Street in London, hoovers […]

Ideology trumps facts? Journalists have lost their moral compass, study reveals

Ideology, speed, and novelty have nudged veracity and honor out of the way at the ethical core of the journalist’s trade. Journalists have become so estranged from the morality that once imbued them with a sense of purpose that the black hole where their profession’s honor used to be was actually measured in a recent […]

Guardian journalists are Kremlin and Qatari agents: Russian tycoon trolls newspaper after ‘KGB agent’ smear job

   After a sensational headline in The Guardian dished the dirt on UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s meeting with an “ex-KGB agent” in Italy, the Russian businessman involved has hit back, with some trolling accusations of his own. “Boris Johnson met an ex-KGB agent during a highly controversial trip to attend a party two days […]

Israel cannot hide the occupation by silencing (or killing) Palestinian journalists

The global solidarity campaign following the blinding of a Palestinian photographer by Israeli security forces is a reminder that try it might, Israel won’t be able to stop Palestinian journalists from telling the story of the occupation. By Omri Najad Palestinian journalists take part in a solidarity campaign with Moath Amarnih, a Palestinian photographer who […]

Journalists stand in solidarity with Palestinian photographer shot in the eye

The shooting of a Palestinian journalist in the occupied West Bank has sparked local and international outrage against the Israeli military, which has been documented as frequently targeting journalists across the territories. 32-year-old Muath Amarneh was hit with a bullet in his left eye while he was covering clashes between Palestinian youth and Israeli border […]

The next generation of journalists wants to comfort the comfortable & afflict the afflicted

The purpose of journalism is “comforting the afflicted and afflicting the comfortable,” according to a quote frequently attributed to newspaper baron William Randolph Hearst. At Northwestern University – home to a renowned journalism school – the profession’s task seems to be comforting the comfortable, while belittling the afflicted. University paper The Daily Northwestern printed a fulsome apology […]

Fact-checking Trump’s dog tweet shows once again MSM journalists don’t understand memes

It all began when President Donald Trump tweeted out a meme created by the Daily Wire. The image depicted him giving a medal to the brave dog that helped corner the recently deceased Islamic State leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi. The picture is clearly fake and is just Trump having some fun celebrating a successful military […]

Mainstream journalists who refuse to defend dissident journalists are worshippers of power

   Alternative media circles have been buzzing for the last two days ever since news broke about the arrest of Grayzone journalist Max Blumenthal, who was reportedly jailed for two days after a SWAT-style police team showed up threatening to break his door down last Friday. Blumenthal is charged with simple assault alleged to have […]

JOHNSTONE: Mainstream Journalists Who Refuse To Defend Dissident Journalists Are Worshipers Of Power

Alternative media circles have been buzzing for the last two days ever since news broke about the arrest of Grayzone journalist Max Blumenthal, who was reportedly jailed for two days after a SWAT-style police team showed up threatening to break his door down last Friday. Blumenthal is charged with simple assault alleged to […]

‘Pegasus’ spyware attack: Indian journalists & activists targeted on WhatsApp, lawsuit claims

The Indian journalists and activists are among some 1,400 people worldwide believed to have been targeted in cyberattacks in April and May, as stated in a lawsuit filed by WhatsApp against Israeli surveillance software company NSO Group in US federal court in San Francisco on Wednesday.  Hackers exploited a major vulnerability in the messaging application […]

Guerilla journalists sneak onto Jeffrey Epstein’s ‘Pedo Island’

   A group of guerilla journalists from We Are Change snuck onto Jeffrey Epstein’s island, Little St. James, where they recorded the island’s features in high-definition. Founder Luke Rudowski and a crew were able to book a ride onto the deceased pedophile’s island, where they found a series of “satanic gargoyles” and explored landmarks such […]

Israel committed 415 violations against Palestinian journalists in past year

Palestinian journalist Zaki Awadallah after he was shot by Israeli forces in July 2018. (Photo from his Facebook page.) Reposted from IMEMC, Sept 27, 2019 The Israeli government is  deliberately targeting Palestinian journalists in both the Gaza Strip and the West Bank. The Ministry of Information, on the International Day of Solidarity with Palestinian journalists, reported […]

Journalists call on Labour to restore Asa Winstanley’s press pass

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 30 August 2019 “Ordinary Labour members now feel that they are forbidden from talking freely about their support for Palestinian human rights,” says Asa Winstanley. Hannah McKay Reuters More than two dozen prominent journalists have launched a petition calling on the Labour Party to restore the press pass of The […]

Journalists call on Labour to restore Asa Winstanley’s press pass

Ali Abunimah Rights and Accountability 30 August 2019 “Ordinary Labour members now feel that they are forbidden from talking freely about their support for Palestinian human rights,” says Asa Winstanley. Hannah McKay Reuters More than two dozen prominent journalists have launched a petition calling on the Labour Party to restore the press pass of The […]

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