Category Archive: Fake news

Nov 19

McLatchy–one of the largest “mainstream” news chains–nears bankruptcy

Bloomberg reports that “The McClatchy Co., the storied news publisher weighed down by pension obligations and debt, could file for bankruptcy within the next year.” McClatchy operates a news service and owns the Miami Herald, the Kansas City Star, the Charlotte Observer and other pro-government (“mainstream”) papers. Its reporters and content have been repeatedly linked …

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Nov 17

Twitter’s highest censor over Europe and Africa is revealed as a British government propaganda official!

Everyone knows that major social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Google and Youtube have recently been on censorship binges–blocking, deplatforming, removing and censoring antigovernment criticism or content. Most free press advocates have been lulled into inaction regarding this because the online media platforms are private firms rather than government agencies. But now it has …

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Nov 14

Politico: “Mainstream” media is losing credibility by hiding “the whistleblower”

Eric Ciaramella is a privileged, highly-paid federal employee with a long track record of supporting pro-government extremist positions and the Democratic Party. It was apparently Ciaramella who, while working in the National Security Council in July of this year, heard that Donald Trump had talked to the Ukrainian president (via telephone) about getting the Ukrainian …

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Nov 01

Mainstream News explains Chilean riots as protests against privatized pensions!

“News” story ignores the public’s anger at government climate regulations Reuters news agency has been repeatedly exposed as funded in part by the CIA. See here and here. Now the pro-government news bureau is out with a story attempting to explain the recent riots in Chile—which saw a million Chileans take to the streets to …

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Oct 27

Mainstream media conceals the primary cause of the deadly Chilean riots: carbon taxes

This week saw major stories in many newspapers about the growth of protests and riots throughout the world. The Guardian published a detailed expose’ of protests in Hong Kong, Paris, Chile, Iraq, Ecuador and elsewhere which suggested the root cause of all these protests was young populations angry about “income inequality.” Reuters published a detailed …

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Sep 09

Be Afraid: Government News Agencies are Teaming Up Worldwide to “Fight Misinformation”

The Agence France-Presse (AFP), the world’s oldest news agency (which is affiliated with the French government) is teaming up with the British Broadcasting Company (BBC) (a branch of the British government) and other news organizations in a global initiative to combat nongovernment and anti-government news (which they call “misinformation.”) See here. These government news bureaus …

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Sep 01

Pentagon to spend massively to regulate and control the internet in preparation for 2020 election

Government claims it needs propaganda authority to fight “fake news” A truly Orwellian government press release disguised as a news story appeared on Bloomberg News on August 31, 2019. “Fake news and social media posts are such a threat to U.S. security that the Defense Department is launching a project to repel “large-scale, automated disinformation …

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Jul 27

“Fake News, Real Consequences” Conference to Shake up West Yellowstone August 9

Join Lysander Spooner University in West Yellowstone, Montana on Friday, August 9, 2019. Our one-day conference, “Fake News, Real Consequences: Journalist Ethics in the New West,” will take place at the West Yellowstone Visitors Center from 3 pm to 8 pm. Public invited. Free! (Hat may be passed.) Evol Love of Justice Travelers: “Justice and …

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Jul 25

“Mainstream” “news” continues to plunge in readership

More readers are reading more information than ever before; and more wealthy advertisers are seeking places to advertise. But increasingly, people aren’t reading “legacy” newspapers, and advertisers (knowing fewer Americans are reading mainstream news) are spending their ad dollars elsewhere. Join Lysander Spooner University at West Yellowstone, Montana on Aug. 9, 2019, where Dr. Roger …

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Jul 11

“Mainstream” news jobs have declined 25 percent in 10 years

Great news! The Hill reports that U.S. newsroom employment has fallen 25 percent in a just a decade. “Mainstream” journalism (meaning journalism which supports government and is supported by government) is in steep decline. Meanwhile alternative news is flourishing. Consumers have more access to information than ever before.

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