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 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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Dec 02

Pro-government Huffington Post may soon require paid subscription

The Drudge Report, which offers a balanced listing of headline links, is one of the world’s most-visited websites. Drudge Report frequently links to information and news which are not government approved. For several years, government trusters have sought to undermine the impact of the Drudge Report by promoting more pro-government alternatives such as the Huffington …

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Nov 23

Canadian government to fund pro-government “news media” with tax breaks

An astounding story from Ottowa, Canada. Concern that “mainstream” (code for government-supporting) newspapers are dying has led Canadian officials to propose efforts to support the government-stenographer news media. With the explosion of more truthful and critical alternatives, consumers will no longer pay to read pro-government propaganda. The proposal will give Canadians a 15 percent tax …

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Sep 27

BBC goes full Orwell: The official government TV network of Britain will no longer show climate skepticism

The British Broadcasting Company (BBC) will no longer show any content which might cast doubt on the government theory of catastrophic-manmade-global-warming-by-CO2. See here. The government network has pronounced that the issue is settled and no debate will be allowed. This despite the fact that ice in the arctic has been growing steadily over the past …

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Jul 09

Greenwald: NBC and MSNBC are essentially arms of the CIA and U.S. Military

It is well documented that most “mainstream” news is under the pay and support of the government. Now intrepid journalist Glenn Greenwald documents that MSNBC and NBC are knowingly and unapologetically publishing fake news supported by the CIA. Even when the public loudly alerts NBC and MSNBC executives about their false reporting, the networks refuse …

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