Posts Tagged ‘press’

World Celebrates Press Freedom Day, Julian Assange Remains In Belmarsh Prison

Above photo: Julian Assange. YouTube screenshot. As people worldwide celebrate the UN’s World Press Freedom Day on 3 May, WikiLeaks publisher and journalist Julian Assange remains incarcerated. The US continues to demand Assange’s extradition for his role in obtaining and publishing national defence documents from 2009 to 2011. The leaks, provided by US Army whistleblower Chelsea Manning, are known as the Guantanamo […]

Interview of Paul Craig Roberts with Russia’s “Free Press”

Posted on April 28, 2021 by martyrashrakat April 27, 2021 Note: as many of you know, I very much disagree with much of what is said in this interview.  However, I do think that this point of view deserves a careful listening to, and this is why I wanted to share it with you.  The […]

Press freedom experiences ‘dramatic deterioration’ during Covid pandemic – RSF report

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has warned in its annual report that press freedom has experienced a “dramatic deterioration” during the pandemic, with some nations using Covid to justify limiting the activities of journalists. Examining the situation throughout the past year, the group laid out how journalists, particularly in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East, have […]

PRESS Core Social Network

PRESS Core is developing a new social networking website for Canadians and PRESS Core followers. The aim is to provide Canadians and PRESS Core followers with an alternative means to connect and share important information. Germany government had Twitter suspend PRESS Core’s @presscoreca account for informing Canadians and @presscoreca followers about safe and alternative non-vaccine […]

World Press Photo: Image of Brazil nursing home hug wins 2021 award

Mads Nissen’s photograph “The First Embrace” has been chosen as the World Press Photo of the Year. It features an emotional reunion between a resident of a Brazil nursing home and their loved one after six months apart because of the pandemic. The World Press Photo Foundation, an independent organisation that has recognised the strongest […]

YCP – Kosher Press False Accusations of Russian Militarism

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Editor of Jewish Press revealed as one of the Jan. 6 Capitol rioters

The editor-in-chief of the Jewish Press, a politically conservative Jewish newspaper based in Brooklyn that serves a primarily Orthodox audience, was identified as one of the rioters who breached the US Capitol on Jan. 6. Elliot Resnick was identified in a video of the Capitol breach by an anonymous researcher and first reported by Politico.[embedded […]

Chinese Embassy Hosts Two-Hour Press Conference in Australia to Downplay Uyghur Abuses

The Chinese Embassy has hosted a two-hour press conference in Canberra on Wednesday to paint a rosy picture of the situation in Xinjiang while issuing a warning against Australia joining the EU, UK, and the U.S. in sanctioning Chinese officials. The press event comes after intense global scrutiny over the Chinese Communist Party’s (CCP) systemic […]

Iran Rejects ‘Step-By-Step’ Lifting of Sanctions – Press TV

An Iranian flag flutters in front of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) headquarters in Vienna, Austria September 9, 2019. Photo: REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger/ Iran’s government wants the United States to lift all sanctions on its country and rejects any “step-by-step” easing of the restrictions, Iranian state broadcaster Press TV reported on Saturday. The two countries […]

Amazon Hires Off-Duty Cops To Harass Workers, The Press, And Supporters

Above photo: Elijah Nouvelage/Getty Images. Bessemer, Alabama’s police chief has confirmed that off-duty officers have been hired by Amazon to act as “security” for the BHM1 facility in the middle of a historic and intense union drive. Two Left Voice reporters who were recently expelled from Amazon’s premises by the cops report from the ground. […]

Facebook bans Iran’s Press TV page

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When is Joe Biden’s first press conference?

President Joe Biden will hold his first formal news conference this week at the White House following escalating criticism from Republicans for his apparent reluctance to speak directly with reporters. The backlash comes as Mr Biden became the first president in decades to go this long without holding a formal question and answer session with […]

Israel pleads the fifth: What the press is saying after another indecisive vote

1. The after-math: Had Israel gone through four nearly consecutive elections but learned a valuable lesson about the unreliability of opinion surveys and exit polls, it may have been worth it. Alas, memory is a cruel mistress, so it was as voting drew to a close Tuesday night that TV channels started pumping up viewers […]

Jen Psaki Plays Morning Round Of Dodgeball To Prepare For Press Conference

WASHINGTON, D.C.—White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki has revealed her secret to how she so masterfully handles every White House press briefing. Her key to success comes from early morning sessions of playing dodgeball.  “Every morning I wake up at 5am to play a rigorous 3-hour game of dodgeball to warm up for press briefings,” explained […]

Father of trans teen to be kept in jail after speaking to press about resisting hormone injections for his child

A Canadian man, involved in a legal battle over his right to object to hormone treatment for his teenage trans child, has reportedly been jailed and denied bail for violating a gag order banning him from discussing the story. Robert Hoogland was denied bail by the Vancouver Supreme Court on Friday and will remain in […]

CHD v FCC – 3/22 Press Conference for Emergency Injunction

CHD v FCC – 3/22 Press Conference for Emergency Injunction Children’s Health Defense » Feed / Katrina Boudreau Press Release March 19, 2021 For immediate release Emergency Injunction Filed by Children’s Health Defense Against FCC Rule That Preempts Disability Rights Laws On March 18, Children’s Health Defense (CHD) filed a motion for an emergency relief […]

Matt Taibbi: The Sovietization of the American Press

I collect Soviet newspapers. Years ago, I used to travel to Moscow’s Izmailovsky flea market every few weeks, hooking up with a dealer who crisscrossed the country digging up front pages from the Cold War era. I have Izvestia’s celebration of Gagarin’s flight, a Pravda account of a 1938 show trial, even an ancient copy of Ogonyek with Trotsky on the […]

Diplomatic Fiasco? Israeli Press Should Wait Before Gloating

Israeli model May Tager, holding an Israeli flag, poses with Dubai-resident model Anastasia Bandarenka, holding an Emirati flag, during a photo shoot for FIX’s Princess Collection, in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, Sept. 8, 2020. Photo: Reuters / Christopher Pike. JNS.org – The gloating by several Israeli media outlets over the cancellation of Prime Minister Benjamin […]

Julian Assange Wins 2020 Gary Webb Freedom Of The Press Award

Above photo: Accepting the Freedom of Expression award, 2008. Index on Censorship. Updated: Imprisoned WikiLeaks publisher Julian Assange has been awarded Consortium News’ 2020 Gary Webb Freedom of the Press Award for courage in the face of an unprecedented attack on press freedom. Julian Assange, the imprisoned and maligned publisher of WikiLeaks, has been awarded the 2020 Gary Webb Freedom of […]

Video: Biden Again Ignores Questions About When He Will Face Press

A livid President Trump issued a statement Tuesday lamenting that the country is “being destroyed” by the Biden administration’s actions at the border, as the crisis further spirals out of control. Border crossings have surged after Biden promised mass amnesty, began allowing unaccompanied migrant children into the US again, and reversed Trump’s ‘remain in Mexico’ […]

Former press officer for Angela Merkel convicted of spying for Egypt

A former press service employee of German Chancellor Angela Merkel has been convicted of spying for Egypt. The German-Egyptian citizen, identified only as Amin K., was convicted by a Berlin court on Monday and given a suspended prison sentence of one year and nine months. The 66-year-old had been accused by federal prosecutors of espionage […]

Golden Globes: Tina Fey, Amy Poehler Lash Hollywood Foreign Press Assn. for Lack of Diversity

Comedians Tina Fey and Amy Poehler kicked off the 78th Golden Globes on an awkward note by mocking the organization behind the annual awards show while also criticizing its lack of diversity. “Even with stupid things, inclusivity is important,” Tina Fey said at the top of the NBC’s broadcast on Sunday. Watch below:  Hosts Amy […]

Cuomo’s Nursing Home Scandal Vindicates His Critics In The Press

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s moment as the “hero” of the Covid-19 crisis is fading, with revelations (New York Times, 2/12/21) that his administration covered up the scope of the coronavirus death toll in the state’s nursing homes, as one Cuomo aide “admitted that the state had withheld data because it feared an investigation by the […]

Flashback 1933: Jewish Press Runs Hit Piece Insinuating Adolf Hitler Was Jewish

To this day, there are millions of ‘conspiracy theorists’ who firmly believe that Adolf Hitler was Jewish — and that he was a front man for the Rothschilds — in reality, the first stories alleging that Hitler was Jewish — like this one from the Jewish Telegraphic Agency in 1933 — came from the Jewish […]

White House press aide who vowed to ‘destroy’ reporter quits

White House Deputy Press Secretary TJ Ducklo has quit after it was exposed that he threatened to “destroy” Politico reporter Tara Palmeri for writing a story concerning his relationship with Axios political reporter Alexi McCammond, according to White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki, Reuters reported.This follows Ducklo’s one week suspension without pay by the White House, […]

Joe Biden Deputy Press Secretary T.J. Ducklo Resigns over Scandal

President Joe Biden’s deputy press secretary T.J. Ducklo resigned Saturday, unable to survive the scandal of verbally abusing a female reporter on the phone. “No words can express my regret, my embarrassment, and my disgust for my behavior,” Ducklo wrote in his resignation statement, admitting that his conversation was “abhorrent, disrespectful, and unacceptable.” White House […]

Biden Continues Trump’s War On The Press

Just one day after a coalition of prominent civil rights groups made headlines with a letter urging the Biden administration to drop efforts to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States on espionage charges, the Biden administration has announced its intention to continue those efforts. “Justice Department spokesman Marc Raimondi on Tuesday said the U.S. government will […]

Fresh blow to press freedom in Hungary as Klubrádió forced off the airwaves

Hungary’s first independent radio station, Klubrádió, will go off the airwaves on Sunday at midnight after a court upheld a decision by media authorities not to extend its broadcasting licence. The news marks yet another setback for the independent media in the country, which has been under pressure since Prime Minister Viktor Orban’s return to […]

Press Freedom Groups Call On DOJ To Drop Assange Charges

Above photo: Rally outside the Department of Justice, Jan. 26, 2021. Two dozen major human rights and press freedom organizations are calling on the new Department of Justice to drop the charges against Julian Assange. The cosigners have written to Acting Attorney General Monty Wilkinson in a letter warning that “the proceedings against Mr. Assange jeopardize journalism that is […]

Facebook Hires NATO Press Officer as Intelligence Chief

His announcement was greeted with joy by several NATO officials but was not met with such enthusiasm by others. “More censorship on the way as the former NATO press officer turned Pentagon-funded ‘researcher’ who labeled real people as Russian bots and peddled disinformation to link Jeremy Corbyn to Russian active measures moves to big tech,” responded investigative journalist Max Blumenthal. Nimmo’s […]

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