New York Times and the New McCarthyism

New York Times and the New McCarthyism:

The New Cold War and its fellow-traveler, the New McCarthyism, are arriving on the hawkish wings of The New York Times and other mainstream U.S. media outlets…

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“What Is Aleppo?” While Ridiculing Gary Johnson, New York Times Reveals They Don’t Know Either

“What Is Aleppo?” While Ridiculing Gary Johnson, New York Times Reveals They Don’t Know Either:

The NYT exhibits a serious lack of knowledge in a piece that is supposed to ridicule a politician for his lack of knowledge.

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Mark Zuckerberg Accused of Abusing Power After Censoring ‘Napalm Girl’ Photo

Mark Zuckerberg Accused of Abusing Power After Censoring ‘Napalm Girl’ Photo:

Norway’s largest newspaper has published a front-page open letter to Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg, lambasting the company’s decision to censor a historic photograph of the Vietnam war and calling on Zuckerberg to recognize and live up to his role as “the world’s most powerful editor”.

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CIA Abuses “Journalist” Cover to Spy on al-Qaeda, Endangers Real Journalists

CIA Abuses “Journalist” Cover to Spy on al-Qaeda, Endangers Real Journalists:

NBC just mentions that “U.S. personnel were dispatched”. That sounds like a bureaucrat drove to the border to help the “journalist” to enter Turkey. But that “U.S. personnel” consisted of two armed drones and several military helicopters which flew in the area over several days while the exfiltration of Snell was ongoing. Has anyone ever heard of any journalist for whom the U.S. military would launch such an extensive operation? The Turkish media had made no secret of what happened.

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Ukraine and the Dumbed-Down New York Times Columnist

Ukraine and the Dumbed-Down New York Times Columnist:

I don’t know what knowing that Ukraine shares a long border with Russia has to do with knowing Russia supposedly invaded the place in 2014, but in any case, Russia never invaded Ukraine. Only in the New York Times would you read such bullshit propaganda.

Egan apparently doesn’t know that there has been no evidence of Russian troops fighting in Ukraine, though there are NATO troops, including US ones, there.

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Provoking Nuclear War by Media

Provoking Nuclear War by Media:

The exoneration of a man accused of the worst of crimes, genocide, made no headlines. Neither the BBC nor CNN covered it. The Guardian allowed a brief commentary. Such a rare official admission was buried or suppressed, understandably. It would explain too much about how the rulers of the world rule.

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New York Times Again Misleads Readers on Iran, Russia

New York Times Again Misleads Readers on Iran, Russia:

Like with many of its other reports on Syria and Iran this NYT piece was again nearer to fiction than fact.

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What a Hit Piece Against WikiLeaks Looks Like

What a Hit Piece Against WikiLeaks Looks Like:

Maybe she didn’t mean it to be a hit piece against WikiLeaks, I can’t speculate as to her motives – but it’s exactly what a hit piece against them would look like.

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NYT Covers Up Complicity In Iran Spy’s Execution

NYT Covers Up Complicity In Iran Spy’s Execution:

Does Sanger feel regret about having outed the man, now that he has been executed?

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Reporter Trolls State Department After Israeli Forces Steal Palestinian Child’s Bike

Reporter Trolls State Department After Israeli Forces Steal Palestinian Child’s Bike:

In a surreal moment in the daily press briefing on Thursday, a reporter asked the U.S. State Department spokesperson about the theft of the bicycle of a crying 8-year-old Palestinian girl by Israeli occupation forces….

The incident highlights the daily oppression endured even by young Palestinian children living under Israel’s illegal 49-year military occupation.

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