Tag Archives: Mainstream Media

disinformation as misinformation and malinformation also involves framing

By ann summers Excellent Mother Jones article on disinformation that offers an opportunity to remind us that the interpretive tools are there, but they get misused or disused. Disinformation is false information that is deliberately created with the intent to … Continue reading

Posted in History, information Technology, Logic, Media, Philosophy, Political Science, Politics, Propaganda, Society, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

“look at that view, wouldn’t that make a great condo?” Trump sells a North Korean time share

By ann summers Trump in his continuing nouveau vulgarianism pulled a real estate sales stunt at the Singapore summit with North Korea’s Kim Jong-un, showing an iPad video that crudely references the classic DPRK propaganda film series Nation and Destiny Singapore … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Celebrity, China, Foreign Policy, Government, Government Propaganda, History, Imperialism, Media, Political Science, Politics, Propaganda, Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , | 11 Comments

#TrumpRussia … President Outliar … Watergate wasn’t performed by the KGB

By ann summers There is so much there, there … so much still not known, but what is known are money-laundering, data-laundering, and more recently verification of intention to disrupt the 2016 election with a preference for Trump. And then … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Celebrity, Congress, Crime, DOJ, FBI, Financial, Government, History, Media, NSA, Organized Crime, Political Science, Politics, Presidential Elections, Presidents, Russia, Society, Treason, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , | 20 Comments

Prezident Kozyr’s diplomacy as reality-TV genre

By ann sunmers   Reality-TV rather than Realism … Nikolai Volkoff is known for teaming with The Iron Sheik, with whom he won the WWF Tag Team Championship at the inaugural WrestleMania event, and also with Boris Zukhov as The … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, Celebrity, Civil War, Foreign Policy, Government, History, Media, Politics, Ronald Reagan, Russia, Society, Television, Uncategorized, United States | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Michael Ware’s Only the Dead knows that the end of War documentaries are not snuff films

        By ann summers No one wants to see the explicit images of death and the dying, the actual rather than the Michael Bay cinematic explosions, and yet like the spectacular trainwreck of the 2016 elections season, … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election, 9-11, American History, Barack Obama, Bill Clinton, Capitalism, Christianity, CIA, Congress, Conservatives, Democracy, DHS, Documentrary Films, Fascism, Fascists/Corporatists, Foreign Policy, George H.W. Bush, George W. Bush, Government, Government Propaganda, History, Hypocrisy, Imperialism, Iraq, Islam, Liberals, Libertarians, Media, Movies, NATO, Neoconservatives, Neoliberals, NSA, Politics, Presidential Elections, Progressives, Propaganda, Racism, Religion, Society, Syria, Tea Party, Television, Terrorism, Terrorists, Uncategorized, US Army, US Military | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 3 Comments

Full Disclosure: The George Will Scott Walker Connections

By Elaine Magliaro Political pundit, Washington Post conservative columnist,  Fox News contributor, and climate change denier George Will has often been heard expounding on matters of great national import and opining about political figures on the Sunday morning nooz programs. At the end of … Continue reading

Posted in Climate Change Deniers, Climatology, Conservatives, Denialism, Media, Political Science, Politics, Propaganda, Science, United States | Tagged , , , , , , | 4 Comments

“The Face of Disgrace”: Charlie Pierce’s Brief Look at Three Failures of the Mainstream Media Since 2001 (VIDEO)

By Elaine Magliaro Today, Charlie Pierce has a post on his Politics Blog at Esquire titled The Face of Disgrace. The post is short—but points out the mainstream media’s failure to cover a few important events that occurred in this … Continue reading

Posted in Countries, George W. Bush, History, Media, Movies, Music, Politics, Propaganda, Short Video, Society, United States, War | Tagged , , | 23 Comments