The Pentagon Wants More Control Over the News. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

The Pentagon is using the moral panic over “fake news” to gain influence over the domestic news landscape by Matt Taibbi edited by O Society August 7, 2019 If there’s a worse idea than the Pentagon becoming Editor-in-Chief of America, I can’t remember it. But we’re getting there: From Bloomberg over Labor Day weekend: Fake … Continue reading The Pentagon Wants More Control Over the News. What Could Possibly Go Wrong?

The Press are Members of the 9.9 Percent Reporting for the 0.1 Percent

edited by O Society August 17, 2019 by Bernie Sanders Let's discuss an issue that gets far too little attention — for obvious reasons. In our campaign we are taking on Wall Street, the insurance companies, the pharmaceutical industry, the fossil fuel companies, the military industrial complex, the prison industrial complex and the 1 percent. … Continue reading The Press are Members of the 9.9 Percent Reporting for the 0.1 Percent

Exposé in “The Hill” Challenges Mueller & Media

The claim would-be key Russiagate figure Konstantin Kilimnik is a longtime American informant might be a game-changing story – in a country with a real press corps by Matt Taibbi Untitledgate edited by O Society June 9, 2019 John Solomon of The Hill just came out with what could be a narrative-changing story. If news organizations that heavily … Continue reading Exposé in “The Hill” Challenges Mueller & Media

How American Mass Media Poisons Us with Hate

Chris Hedges interviews Matt Taibbi  Truthdig edited by O Society June 11, 2019 https://youtu.be/8_vla4l-AX8 In the latest episode of "On Contact," host and Truthdig contributor Chris Hedges sits down with Matt Taibbi of Rolling Stone for a two-part series on American media, which Hedges calls a "purveyor of hate." They explore the ways in which Fox … Continue reading How American Mass Media Poisons Us with Hate

The Intelligence Community Needs a House Cleaning

by Matt Taibbi edited by O Society John Brennan and the CIA claim lives will be endangered if their work is declassified. This excuse only works so many times   https://youtu.be/VuE_jqYNi3c “If I told you, I’d have to kill you.” It’s been a tired pop-cliché meme for ages. Way back in 2000, when Adam Garcia tried … Continue reading The Intelligence Community Needs a House Cleaning

We’ve Hit a New Low in Campaign Hit Pieces

by Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone edited by O Society May 25, 2019 Last week, the Daily Beast ran this headline: “Tulsi Gabbard’s Campaign Is Being Boosted by Putin Apologists” This, followed by the sub headline: “The Hawaii congresswoman is quickly becoming the top candidate for Democrats who think the Russian leader is misunderstood.” The Gabbard … Continue reading We’ve Hit a New Low in Campaign Hit Pieces

The Press Will Learn Nothing From the Russiagate Fiasco

by Matt Taibbi Rolling Stone edited by O Society April 27, 2019 https://youtu.be/nLgM1QJ3S_I On February 15, 2016, the National Review took unprecedented action. In an all-out plea to Republican voters to stop Donald Trump before it was too late, the magazine enlisted 22 of the right’s most prominent voices to band together and throw support … Continue reading The Press Will Learn Nothing From the Russiagate Fiasco