The US Corporate Media are Essentially Propaganda Organs of the US Government
by Dave Lindorff
Posted November 24, 2015
Can the US corporate media, particularly when it comes to foreign affairs, but also when it comes to matters like intelligence and domestic spying, be trusted to present the truth? Are the American corporate media largely propaganda organs, or news organizations?
Here are a few points to consider, and then you the reader can decide. Check out how one should objectively answer these questions below, and then check how the US corporate media generally answer them:
1. If ISIS or Al Qaeda deliberately attacks a civilian venue as in Paris, killing dozens of civilians indescriminately, is it terrorism?
Objective answer: Yes– US media answer: Yes
2. If the US deliberately attacks a a civilian venue as in the case of the Doctors Without Borders hospital in Kunduz, Afghanistan, killing dozens of civilians indiscriminately, is it terrorism?
Objective answer: Yes —
US media answer: No