Video: Out-FOXed: What’s NOT happening in Moscow — RT

8 December 2011 — FOX, lies & the wrong videotape: What’s NOT happening in Moscow — RT

With so much going on in the world today, one can see how easy it would be to get confused. Are those pictures of the war in Iraq or Afghanistan? Poverty in Somalia or Congo? And what’s a news program to do if there aren’t any good pictures?

So producers all over the world search, and talk to their own crews or news agencies who provide feeds for everyone, and find the best shots to grace their air time.

Or – in some cases – ANY shots that look more or less similar to the covered topic. Case in point: protests in Russia and the ever-blundering FOX News.

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Video: Out-FOXed: What’s NOT happening in Moscow — RT

8 December 2011 — FOX, lies & the wrong videotape: What’s NOT happening in Moscow — RT

With so much going on in the world today, one can see how easy it would be to get confused. Are those pictures of the war in Iraq or Afghanistan? Poverty in Somalia or Congo? And what’s a news program to do if there aren’t any good pictures?

So producers all over the world search, and talk to their own crews or news agencies who provide feeds for everyone, and find the best shots to grace their air time.

Or – in some cases – ANY shots that look more or less similar to the covered topic. Case in point: protests in Russia and the ever-blundering FOX News.

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Video: Mainstream media vs. Occupy Wall Street – the battle — RT

13 October 2011 — Mainstream media vs. Occupy Wall Street – the battle — RT

While the mainstream media criticizes the demonstrators for being anarchist hippies, corporate media outlets don’t actually go into the crowd that much to listen to what the frustrated people have to say.

­Reporters go live from across the street. TV satellite trucks are on stand-by for violence and arrests. The independent and foreign channels are the ones covering the important issues from within the action. RT’s Anastasia Churkina takes a look at media coverage of Occupy Wall Street.

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The Anti-Empire Report #98 By William Blum: The crime of making Americans aware of their own history

4 October 4th, 2011 — www.killinghope.org

The crime of making Americans aware of their own history

Is history getting too close for comfort for the fragile little American heart and mind? Their schools and their favorite media have done an excellent job of keeping them ignorant of what their favorite country has done to the rest of the world, but lately some discomforting points of view have managed to find their way into this well-defended American consciousness.

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