Journalists shape our view of the world. But the press has become partisan, circulating noble lies. Bowman gives a diagnosis: bad news for journalism & us.
A post about fear is appropriate after Halloween, especially at the climax of an election year. Today the news is all about fear. Each day journalists bombard us with exaggerated stories of imminent doom, making us weak. But we can easily stop them, and be stronger.
Some control of America's information flow - the news, the stories that shape our imagination - is necessary for any political reform to succeed. Today it is owned by liberals, a hindrance for progressives and a foe of populists.
This note by FAIR gives an example of how journalists act as a pack, using language to manipulate us.
Summary: Cold War II steadily gains momentum, despite having almost no basis in reality. Here we review a few of the many articles debunking this propaganda campaign. Let's hope Americans begin to pay attention. A people so disconnected from reality, so credulous, cannot hope to remain a Republic. "There’s really no question about Trump/Putin collusion, … Continue reading A review of Russiagate, its propaganda and hysteria