John Pilger: Propaganda Has Buried Journalism

Corruption, Cultural Intelligence, Media
John Pilger
John Pilger

Propaganda Has Triumphed over Journalism, and the Consequences Are Enormous

We need a press that teaches the young to be agents of people, not power.

EXTRACT

The times we live in are so dangerous and so distorted in public perception that propaganda is no longer, as Edward Bernays called it, an “invisible government”. It is the government. It rules directly without fear of contradiction and its principal aim is the conquest of us: our sense of the world, our ability to separate truth from lies.