Mainstream Media Finally Concedes Defeat on Yemen, Ends Blackout Of Coverage

(CJ Opinion) — Last month, an article by Fair.org went viral in republications by popular alternative media outlets ranging from Salon to Zero Hedge to Alternet to Truthdig, among many others. The article was initially titled “ACTION ALERT: It’s Been Over a Year Since MSNBC Has Mentioned US War in Yemen”, but many subsequent republications went with variations on the more attention-grabbing headline, “MSNBC has done…

‘He Belongs in the Hague’: MSNBC Slammed for Handing Erik Prince Megaphone to Sell War

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(CD) — Amid reports that President Donald Trump is “showing renewed interest” in Blackwater founder Erik Prince’s plan to hand the war in Afghanistan over to a private army led by an “American viceroy,” MSNBC on Friday happily gave the notorious war profiteer a cushy platform to make his nonsensical and dangerous pitch to the president almost entirely unchallenged. “Shame on MSNBC for giving Erik…

US Military Spending Bill Could Force Al Jazeera to Register as ‘Foreign Agent’

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(ANTIWAR.COM) — Foreign-owned media outlets that don’t always tow the line in the US could find themselves under dramatically increased scrutiny under the 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA), with analysts predicting that Al Jazeera will be the first news media outlet to fall victim. The NDAA provisions were designed by groups openly hostile to Al Jazeera,…

The Media’s Only Problem With Endless War Is That Trump Didn’t Thank John McCain

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(SP) — President Donald Trump signed a $717 billion military spending bill on August 14. What made headlines was not the size of the bill or what is in the bill. Rather, most were upset that Trump did not thank Senator John McCain, whose name was put on the bill by his colleagues in Congress to honor…

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