Caitlin Johnstone: Silicon Valley Algorithm Manipulation Is The Only Thing Keeping Mainstream Media Alive

Silicon Valley Algorithm Manipulation Is The Only Thing Keeping Mainstream Media Alive The emergence of the internet was met with hope and enthusiasm by people who understood that the plutocrat-controlled mainstream media were manipulating public opinion to manufacture consent for the status quo. The democratization of information-sharing was going to give rise to a public …

Caitlin Johnstone: The Mass Media Will Never Regain The Public’s Trust

This year has marked the first time ever that trust in news media dropped below fifty percent in the United States, continuing a trend of decline that’s been ongoing for years. Mass media punditry is divided on where to assign the blame for the plummet in public opinion of their work, with some blaming it on Russia and others blaming …

Mongoose: “How Did Democrats Wind Up Believing Such Crap?” – Bill Maher Blasts Liberal Media’s COVID ‘Panic Porn’

Comedian Bill Maher used his HBO show once again to highlight some awkward ‘facts’ and ask some uncomfortable questions about media and politicians approach to COVID. He rightly decries the politicization of medicine and the manner in which the media has been a handmaiden of panic throughout. Let us hope that his monologue, transcript below, …

Caitlyn Johnstone: The CIA Used To Infiltrate The Media. Now The CIA Is The Media

Back in the good old days, when things were more innocent and simple, the psychopathic Central Intelligence Agency had to covertly infiltrate the news media to manipulate the information Americans were consuming about their nation and the world. Nowadays, there is no meaningful separation between the news media and the CIA at all. Journalist Glenn …

Stephen E. Arnold: Justice Thomas, Social Media, and Big Tech

Are social-media platforms more akin to telephone carriers or to conference halls? SCOTUS Justice Clarence Thomas likens them to the former, we learn from “Justice Thomas Argues for Making Facebook, Twitter and Google Utilities” at Protocol. On the other hand, TechDirt makes a solid, though snarky, argument that social-media companies are more like venues that …

Lynette Larson: Attention Independent Media Content Creators. You have grown soft and lazy. Get it together people!

Attention Independent Media Content Creators. You have grown soft and lazy. Get it together people! Disinformation agents are imposters who infiltrated independent media to create chaos, confuse the issues and last but not least, provide an opportunity for other content creators to discredit themselves by propagating false information. If one or more of these individuals …