We stand with Haitian journalists!

Tuesday, 15 November 2022 — Peoples Dispatch

Over 160 journalists and media outlets from across the world, including Atilio Borón, Vijay Prashad, Hermela Aregawi, Rania Khalek, Eugene Puryear, and Carlos Aznarez signed a letter to express solidarity with their Haitian colleagues and demand justice.

by Peoples Dispatch

This year alone, eight journalists have been killed by police and paramilitaries in Haiti, according to data from the Inter-American Press Association (IAPA). This increase in violence against press professionals at a time of mass uprising has been widely condemned by civil society and human rights organizations in the country and internationally.

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Peter Beinart Leads Charge to Cancel Palestinian American Journalist Mnar Adley

Friday, 11 November 2022 — MintPress News

Mnar adley

The latest victim of cancel culture wave is MintPress News founder and editor-in-chief Mnar Adley. Adley had been booked to host and moderate an event discussing anti-Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) laws in the United States, and how Palestinians are under increasing pressure to silence themselves, when she was herself, ironically, removed from the panel at the behest of a shady advisor.

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Emily Maitlis is right about BBC bias – but for the wrong reasons

Tuesday, 6 September 2022 — Jonathan Cook

Journalists aren’t too deferential and timid, as the ex-Newsnight presenter claims. They are only too ready to bare their teeth when it serves establishment interests

Jonathan Cook

Middle East Eye – 6 September 2022

It took no great powers of prognostication for Emily Maitlis to predict in her recent MacTaggart lecture to the Edinburgh Television Festival that critical comments about her former employer, the BBC, would plunge her into controversy. Maybe that was the point.

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Court orders Deutsche Welle to reinstate second Palestinian journalist

Tuesday, 6 September 2022 — The Electronic Intifada

Ali Abunimah

A woman stands with arms foldedFarah Maraqa, a Palestinian-Jordanian journalist, stood up to Deutsche Welle and won.

Monday was a “date for celebrations,” Farah Maraqa wrote.

The Palestinian-Jordanian journalist had just won her lawsuit against Deutsche Welle.

The German state broadcaster was ordered by the Berlin labor court to reinstate her and pay all her legal costs.

The decisive victory “suggests that the court recognized that Farah’s termination, based on a controversial investigation and unfounded allegations of anti-Semitism related to reports published before her employment contract, was illegal,” said the European Legal Support Center.

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Journalists who challenge NATO narratives are now ‘information terrorists’

Vanessa Beeley 

We will have to answer to the ‘law’ as ‘war criminals’

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A US state department sponsored round table on ‘countering disinformation’ was recently held at the National Security and Defence Council of Ukraine. 

“Information terrorists should know that they will have to answer to the law as war criminals” Andrii Shapovalov

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The ‘Fact-Checking’ Liberal Media

Friday, 26 August, 2022 — The New Dark Age

Sam Husseini flags an unhinged exchange between NPR’s Terry Gross and New York Times Magazine writer Robert Draper.

By Sam HUSSEINI

In a remarkably unhinged analysis, NPR host Terry Gross and New York Times Magazine writer Robert Draper claimed that Russia is a communist country — as they went on about how detached from reality rightwing Republicans are.

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BBC assault on antiwar academics was apparent product of UK intel plot

Sunday, 21 August 2022 — The Grayzone

Leaked emails expose the fingerprints of UK intelligence all over a factually challenged BBC special that aimed to deprive antiwar academics of their jobs and destroy their reputations.

On May 31, BBC Radio initiated an embarrassing imbroglio when it broadcast a factually challenged, overtly propagandistic documentary special called Ukraine: The Disinformation War.

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What do the New York Times, Kiev Independent, Euromaidan Press, Twitter, Facebook, Reddit, and TikTok All Have in Common?

Monday, 22 August 2022 — CovertAction Magazine

By John Parker

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They are all funded by or staffed by Western and U.S. intelligence members pushing the U.S. narrative about the war in Ukraine. This is why Struggle-La-Lucha.org organized a fact-finding mission to Ukraine and Russia to report on the suppressed information that challenges the narrative of NATO and its member states, led by the U.S.

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Various Points On Ukraine And Media

Monday, 15 August 2022 — Moon of Alabama

Let me start today’s write up out with two reading recommendations.

Lambert Strether and Yves Smith at Naked Capitalism discuss a piece on the Russian operation in Ukraine that had been printed in the Marine Corps Gazette and of which facsimile pictures were published two weeks ago on Twitter and later in full at Reddit and by Southfront.
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Independent Journalist Facing 3 Years Prison in Germany For Reporting Truth From Ukraine

2 July 2022 — News Punch

Baxter Dmitry

German independent journalist Alina Lipp has been defying mainstream media by bravely reporting from Ukraine’s Donbass region. Now the reporter, who has been based in Ukraine’s eastern Donbass region for six months, is facing three years in prison in her home country for her “crimes.”

CBS Wanted To Do Critical Reporting On Ukraine’s Government But Ukraine’s Government Said No

Wednesday, 10 August 2022 — Caitlin Johnson

Caitlin Johnstone

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Following objections from the Ukrainian government, CBS News has removed a short documentary which had reported concerns from numerous sources that a large amount of the supplies being sent to Ukraine aren’t making it to the front lines.

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