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.

Sep 26

Democrats have almost never trusted media more; Republicans have almost never trusted media less

Major media institutions such as the New York Times, ABC, CBS and NBC have pushed a steady stream of pro-government and pro-socialist messaging in recent years. (And numerous investigations have found that these media institutions are often secretly government-funded.) Now a shocking new Gallup poll shows that just 13% of Americans say they trust the …

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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 23

U.S. Senate Testimony: Google probably swayed 2.6 to 10 million voters to vote more pro-government in 2016

This should have been front page news worldwide, but it received almost no coverage. Last week, during a hearing on Google censorship, a prominent psychology professor named Dr. Robert Epstein testified before the U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on the Constitution that Google’s search engine is shifting millions of votes toward the most pro-government political candidates …

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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.

Jun 13

Big Journalism laments: almost no one will voluntarily pay for pro-government “news”

In the digital age there are more reporters, bloggers, and information providers than ever before. And almost all of it is free. Big Journalism–the government-supporting (and supported) “mainstream” news complex–is beside itself with anger and frustration. Every investigation into major news sources such as the New York Times, the Washington Post, NBC, ABC, CBS and …

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Jun 05

Press freedom is in a downward spiral worldwide

More governments are taking over news publishing and distribution. Even as alternative media is flourishing in some corners of the globe, governments everywhere are seeking to license, monitor and control what is said. The Russian government has purchased the largest national newspaper, infusing it with pro-government bias. China’s Communist Party has sought to expand its …

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Mar 18

Two days after alleged New Zealand Mosque Shooting, authorities team with tech sector to massively ban images

LARGEST CENSORSHIP EVENT IN WORLD HISTORY On March 15, a Muslim-hating gunman supposedly livestreamed his mass murder spree at a Christchurch, New Zealand mosque. But a day later, governments around the world–in virtual total collusion with “private sector” companies such as Google, Facebook, Instagram, Youtube and Twitter–have banned all postings of any video or any …

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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.

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