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Hear no evil, speak no evil and see no evil- MSM at it's best.

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posted on Oct, 20 2013 @ 08:08 AM

Several leading American mainstream journalists say that the US government is lying about 9/11 and the so-called war on terror. Unfortunately, media owners and editors won’t let them report their findings.

The tighter you close your fist , the more slip through the cracks.

Seems whistle-blowers are tooting their whistle at how corrupt the M.S.M is.

“You don’t see any serious questioning by the mainstream media. I thought one of the tip-offs that it was a put-up job was when a cameraman from a little weekly in Pennsylvania went to the site where this airliner had supposedly crashed (on 9/11). And he said, ‘I didn’t see any airliner. I saw a hole in the ground. I didn’t see any bodies. I didn’t see any luggage.’ All right, maybe that guy just made this up. But I don’t think so. I think he was just doing his job. And then at the Pentagon, you had the claim that airliner hit it. But again, there was no wreckage. Reporters who worked in the Press Room at the Pentagon went out there on the lawn, and they couldn’t see any airliner. So, over and over again, you have manufactured lies that the press largely is not reporting.”

So how much more bull excrement are you still willing to sit and watch and then go on quoting it as the source of the best information?

One of the worst things that ever happened (to America) was when President Clinton allowed five companies to concentrate the American media. That destroyed its independence. And ever since Clinton permitted that, which was totally against all American tradition, and totally against the antitrust law … but in the United States, as we’ve seen, law doesn’t mean anything anymore. The minute these five conglomerates concentrated the media, the independence of the media disappeared. It’s no longer run by journalists, it’s run by corporate advertising executives. The value of these media conglomerates resides in their federal broadcast licenses. And so they can’t dare offend the government. Their licenses may not get renewed, and the entire multi-billion-dollar value of the companies would disappear. So, the so-called mainstream media is no longer the media. It doesn’t tell you anything. It’s a propaganda ministry – the Ministry of Propaganda. Gerald Celente calls them ‘presstitutes.’”

Quite frankly there is a lot of rubbish in the alternative media also at times , but unlike the M.S.M , alternative news hasn't got a price tag hanging on it .

Just one example to chew on :-

New research shows many so-called experts who appeared on television making the case for U.S. strikes on Syria had undisclosed ties to military contractors. A new report by the Public Accountability Initiative identifies 22 commentators with industry ties. While they appeared on television or were quoted as experts 111 times, their links to military firms were disclosed only 13 of those times. The report focuses largely on Stephen Hadley, who served as national security adviser to President George W. Bush. During the debate on Syria, he appeared on CNN, MSNBC, Fox News and Bloomberg TV. None of these stations informed viewers that Hadley currently serves as a director of the weapons manufacturer Raytheon that makes Tomahawk cruise missiles widely touted as the weapon of choice for bombing Syria. He also owns over 11,000 shares of Raytheon stock, which traded at all-time highs during the Syria debate. We speak to Kevin Connor of the Public Accountability Initiative, a co-author of the report.

edit on 20-10-2013 by Pinkorchid because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 20 2013 @ 08:15 AM
reply to post by Pinkorchid

I believe that it is pretty hard to get the whole story in a 15-30 second soundbite especially when it is buried within hours by the next soundbite. That's why I read profusely and try to get the story from as many angles as I can.

I can't watch the news anymore. It infuriates me with the stupidity of what they call journalists these days.

posted on Oct, 20 2013 @ 08:21 AM
The media? Bias? Nawwww... They vigorously hunt down and ruthlessly weed out bias of all .....well, of most..... err... Okay, of SOME kinds.

Local St. Louis news anchor Larry Conners was fired on Wednesday for what the station called "taking a personal political position [that created] an appearance of bias."

After news broke about the IRS targeting Tea Party groups during the 2012 election, Conners took to his KMOV Facebook page to air a personal concern about the scandal. According to the St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Conners, who spent 27 years as an anchor at KMOV, suggested that he might have been targeted by the IRS after interviewing President Obama in 2012.
Source: Larry Conners, KMOV Anchor, Fired Over IRS Comments

This was fairly well covered and outrageous as an example of how silly they can get with it. See though, they stomp out bias. They even say so...
(errr.... )

posted on Oct, 20 2013 @ 08:40 AM
None of this should be surprising, and, if anything, actually expected.
It's been going on since ancient history.

One prime example we can see with The Battle of Kadesh between The Egyptians under Ramses II and the Hittites under King Muwatalli around 1274BC.

Records on both sides claim victory where stelle and monuments erected by Ramses II to trumpet the occasion (cover up an embarrassing defeat) are generally more embroidered and fantastic in detailing his personal exploits in killing dozens and hundreds of the enemy personally (like the god he was, of course).

In reality, the battle was a stalemate with the Hittites holding strategic advantage, as well as not losing any territory to Ramses designs on gaining Kadesh.
Ramses II, could even be considered as losing since the army he led was purpose built for the invasion with all brand new shiny equipment, the largest professional army ever assembled by Egypt up to that time; all ready and trained to take Kadesh. They, however, went to Kadesh, fought, and came back empty handed and minus half the soldiers.

We see these blatant lies and propaganda campaigns perpetuated all through history.
Often, the victor writes the story we're led to believe, but, sometimes, we get alternative stories from several other sources detailing the same events and new stories arise.

What to believe?
To the layman, and common man, it really doesn't matter. The Pharaohs, Kings, Emperors, Presidents, Generals, Politicians, and other Elite and power entitled will always play their games and spin their stories to whatever ends and designs they have.
There's little if nothing anyone can really do about it except make noise on conspiracy websites about things you can't do anything about.

What can you do to get a bigger picture?
Learn your History.
Subscribe to multiple news outlets from every corner of the planet, large, small, independent, blatantly biased, and otherwise.
Sometimes the most obviously biased stories can give a reader something to chew on by what they DON'T say.

edit on 10/20/2013 by AliceBleachWhite because: (no reason given)

posted on Oct, 20 2013 @ 10:43 AM
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so I'm temporarily in Indianapolis from California and the apartment community I live in has a gym with a tv in there. As I run on the treadmill I happen to stare at the zombie maker as run. It has nothing informative. Last time I remember they were showing a baby tiger, a dog pushing the door open for another dog. It is absolutely disgusting. Lol don't know how they call it news. Lol seriously its garbage. I hate tv
been hand full of years since I've sat down and actually watched it.

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