Category Archive: Government-supported media

Governments worldwide have always sought to control discourse. CIA analysts report that it is cheaper for governments to buy a journalist than to buy a hooker.

Feb 09

Polar bears multiply, invade Russian town; media blame ‘melting ice’ (in the dead of winter)

Polar bear populations have grown by thousands since 2000. Arctic ice has expanded for years and is now at its highest level in a decade. And it’s the dead of winter when it is impossible for Arctic ice to melt. Yet when large numbers of polar bears recently began invading a Russian settlement, breaking into …

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Feb 08

Deep state journalism’s gatekeeper attacks alternative news for lack of ethics and professionalism; writes book filled with plagiarism, factual errors

by Roger Roots Mainstream journalism is in its death throes. In the information age, consumers just won’t pay for tired news content extolling the virtues of big-government establishment institutions. ‘Mainstream news’ is becoming so marginalized that it isn’t even, well . . . mainstream anymore. It is the voice of a small minority of elitist …

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Feb 03

Venezuela’s internet goes down during anti-government speeches and protests

Venezuela’s socialist government regulates and licenses all internet providers. During recent anti-government protests and speeches by President Maduro’s political challenger, the internet went down for most of the country’s subjects. See here.

Feb 02

McClatchy Newspapers announces 500 job cuts

McClatchy has been an organ of government deception and propaganda for years The McClatchy newspaper chain, which owns the Miami Herald and many other government-supporting newspapers, continues to lose subscribers and influence. This week the newspaper chain announced it is cutting 500 jobs–ten percent of its workforce. The chain has pushed socialism, taxes, and government …

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Feb 02

Wall Street Journal publishes article on federal employees “considering leaving government work”; can’t identify A SINGLE employee who actually left

During the recent federal “government shutdown,” hundreds of news stories reported on the tearful plight of federal “workers” who were temporarily laid off. Hundreds of good samaritans, charities and businesses offered free goodies and giveaways to the furloughed government workers. Many municipalities, school districts, and universities held job fairs specifically aimed at getting alternative jobs …

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Jan 24

“Mainstream” journalism sheds another thousand jobs

With the rise of credible “alternative” news sources, consumers will no longer pay for pro-government “mainstream” “news” content. Yesterday, Verizon Media announced cost-cutting efforts at a wide variety of its media holdings. Buzzfeed, Gannett, AOL, Yahoo, HuffPost and other “mainstream” (meaning government supported and supporting) all laid off employees. See here. On a related note, …

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Jan 21

Nicaragua’s most famous journalist flees to Costa Rica

Nicaragua’s socialist government has been terrorizing newspaper and TV reporters for the past two years. Armed raids of news stations has become a fixture of life in Nicaragua. Now even Carlos Fernando Chamorro–the most famed reporter in the country, and an heir to the prominent conservative family which formerly ruled the country–has gone into exile …

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Jan 14

London’s Independent newspaper has scrubbed its most downloaded article in its history–“Snowfalls are now just a thing of the past”

“Climate science” is an area of relentlessly shifting claims, predictions, and threats. Hundreds of bizarre, apocalyptic claims have been made by governments and government-supported scientists pursuing the catastrophic-manmade-global-warming-by-CO2 theory. Now the innovative journalist James Delingpole reports that the most ludicrous “news” article in the history of London’s Independent newspaper–the March 2000 article with the headline …

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Dec 24

U.S. government–which has repeatedly been caught secretly subsidizing “news” media–launches investigation into Chinese relationship with AP

The Associated Press (AP) has partnered with Chinese government “news” agencies in order to operate within China. Now a committee of the U.S. Congress is investigating. “We need to be certain that this MOU [memorandum of understanding between AP and Chinese “news”] is not an IOU,” [Congressman Brad] Sherman [D.-Ca.] told [Josh Rogin of the …

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Dec 11

Nicaraguan Reporters face assaults, violence, and death threats

The safest job in the world is that of a pro-government reporter; the most dangerous job in the world is that of an anti-government reporter.  Dozens of courageous journalists have faced violent threats and attacks in the past year as they have reported on life under the repressive government.  One journalist who has reported on …

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