Operation Mockingbird 2.0? Former CIA Director Planting Conspiracy Theories: Trump is an “Unwitting” Russian Agent By Timothy Alexander Guzman

12 August 2016 — Silent Crow News

Timothy Alexander Guzman, Silent Crow News– Are we are now experiencing Operation Mockingbird 2.0? The CIA has been collaborating with the Main-Stream Media (MSM) for some time is now selling one of the most ridiculous “Conspiracy Theories” in recent years (Obama’s “I killed Osama Bin Laden” Hoax tops the list). Former CIA director, Michael J. Morell has claimed that the Republican presidential candidate, Donald J. Trump is an “Unwitting Agent” of Russia.

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How Media Distorted Syrian Ceasefire’s Breakdown

11 August 2016 — FAIR

Coverage of the breakdown of the partial ceasefire in Syria illustrated the main way corporate news media distort public understanding of a major foreign policy story. The problem is not that the key events in the story are entirely unreported, but that they were downplayed and quickly forgotten in the media’s embrace of themes with which they were more comfortable.

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NYT Reveals Think Tank It’s Cited for Years to Be Corrupt Arms Booster

12 August 2016 — FAIR

NYT: How Think Tanks Amplify Corporate America's InfluenceThe New York Times (8/7/16) reveals the corporate influence behind some of its most-used sources.

A recent New York Times article (8/7/16) detailed, in often scathing terms, what many media critics already knew: that think tanks are frequently not objective, neutral arbiters of information, but corporate- and government-funded agenda-promoters with an academic veneer to give the appearance of impartiality.

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Tell INEOS not to frack the UK!

12 August 2016 — SumOfUs

Petrochemical giant INEOS is planning to flood the UK with fracking wells. And this week we learnt how the government plans to bribe people with cash payments to allow fracking in their community.

Billionaire businessman Jim Ratcliffe left the UK in 2010 to avoid paying taxes. Now he’s back, and he has big plans for the UK — and for his company, INEOS.

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NSA: U.S. Policy in Argentina Declassified

10 August 2016 — National Security Archive

  • Obama Releases Formerly Secret Documents on Policy and Human Rights Violations During Military Dictatorship, 1976-1983
  • 1000 Pages of Records from Presidential Libraries Turned Over to Argentines
  • National Security Archive Applauds Administration’s “Act of Declassified Diplomacy” 

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