Category: Corporate Media

People smugglers plot to find chinks in a Shorten government’s armour

 

“A former people smuggler now living in Pakistan has been asked by his former bosses to return to Indonesia and test a future Shorten government by finding passengers willing to travel on boats to Australia.” Ch9

Media Matters: Channel bought Fairfax and has instatnly cahnged tack and taken on the Murdoch Model of business. This is a story you would have expected to see run in conservative fearmongering Herald Sun and Daily Telegraphs to gain attention. The carrot to raise numbers and make advertisersl follow. The ” people smugglers” in this article are unnamed, their “bosses” unnamed as is their location. Historic footage of a people smuggler is used. A fantasy yarn might make a great story and the conservatives happy to use it. Our MSM is a disgrace.

But Dutton was always ready to become Australia’s Paul Revere to let us know ” The boats are coming the boats are coming.” They have always been coming but  an “on the waters government secret” but then  the ELECTIONS are coming. (ODT)

“They want to push it. They want to send one, two, three, four, five, six, seven boats every week, twice a week … then I think it will be hard for the [Australian] government to handle it. All of a sudden 1000 people, or 2000 in a month or two,” he said.Ch9

via People smugglers plot to find chinks in a Shorten government’s armour

Old Dog Thoughts- Murdochian Myths

Last 5 Years Hottest on Record:  NASA, NOAA; & World Hotter than any time in 120,000 years

Andrew Bolt’s Blog,8/2/19; Climate Change Planet Earth NASA,NOAA the past120,000 years; Trump’s SOTU and Polling Data;

‘It was my error’: Sky News boss gave Cottrell interview the go-ahead

Andrew Bolt tells us their ratings are HUGE off a small base. Reality Bytes (ODT)

“This could easily happen at any time,” one Sky insider said. “We’ve got hosts who aren’t journalists and people are just trying to get the programs to air. There’s no time to have a think about whether this is a good guest or not.”

Outside the Sky News studios, there is a view management manufactures outrage in a bid to grow the 24-hour channel’s relatively small audience. But staff say this isn’t the case.

via ‘It was my error’: Sky News boss gave Cottrell interview the go-ahead

Nick Davies: ‘Churnalism has taken the place of what we should be doing: Telling the truth’ – Press Gazette| News Corp and Andrew Bolt are the great news pretenders.Our ABC is the last of real national and global news at reasonable cost.

Press Gazette has been reporting on British journalism without fear or favour since 1965. Our mission is to provide a news and information service which helps the UK journalism.

Source: Nick Davies: ‘Churnalism has taken the place of what we should be doing: Telling the truth’ – Press Gazette

Aveo: How elderly Australians are being ripped off in retirement villages

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Source: Aveo: How elderly Australians are being ripped off in retirement villages

Source: Aveo: The retirement villages that swallow vulnerable people’s money

Source: Bleed them dry until they die: the Aveo residents who suffer cruelty and neglect

The Dalai Lama Says More Hard Hitting Words About The Mass Brainwashing Of Society

It is no wonder that the 14th Dalai Lama of Tibet is often center of attention. Recently, he gave his commentary on the incidents that shook the world, like Paris’ attacks and other terrorist attacks which had left people feeling scared and desperate. He said that praying to God to save us was ridiculous and

Source: The Dalai Lama Says More Hard Hitting Words About The Mass Brainwashing Of Society

Murdoch Is Reportedly Advising Trump While DOJ Investigates Fox

Fox News owner and CEO Rupert Murdoch is reportedly advising President Donald Trump on a near-daily basis at the same time as the Justice Department is investigating his company, an ethical breach that could undermine the credibility of the inquiry.The Justice Department is currently engaged in a wide-ranging investigation of Fox News.

Source: Murdoch Is Reportedly Advising Trump While DOJ Investigates Fox

How Years Of The Right-Wing Media’s Obama Hatred Paved The Way For Trump

At noon today, Donald Trump will swear the oath of office and become president of the United States. His ascent would not have been possible without the years of vitriol that the right-wing media directed at his predecessor.That hatred of President Obama, and the related scorched-earth efforts to smother his agenda, prepared the way for Tru

Source: How Years Of The Right-Wing Media’s Obama Hatred Paved The Way For Trump

New Study: Only 6% of People Trust The News AnonHQ

A recent poll taken by the Associated Press has revealed that only 6% of news viewers actually trust the information being presented to them. Everyone is aware MSNBC essentially works for the Democrats and Fox News works for the Republicans, but these are also two …

Source: New Study: Only 6% of People Trust The News AnonHQ

Stuck In The Middle With You – Stealers Wheel

Andrew Bolt and his ilk more than any other industry are  persuaders who battle for our hearts and minds while hiding, distracting and distorting the information news and facts we need to operate as as true Democracy. The only feeling they offer the Australian public in 2016 is expresses here.

Divisive Election Bad for America but ‘Damn Good’ for Corporate Media | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Building on remarks he made to investors late last year, CBS Corporation chief executive Les Moonves said Monday that Donald Trump’s divisive, hate-mongering candidacy “may not be good for America, but it’s damn good for CBS.”

Source: Divisive Election Bad for America but ‘Damn Good’ for Corporate Media | Common Dreams | Breaking News & Views for the Progressive Community

Paid terrorism “experts” : Have you got egg on your face?

http://www.democracynow.org/2015/1/13/glenn_greenwald_on_how_to_be

Who are the so-called terrorism experts? In the wake of the Paris attacks, the corporate media has once again flooded its news programs with pundits claiming authority on terrorism, foreign policy and world events. We discuss the growing and questionable field of “terrorism experts” with three guests: Glenn Greenwald, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and co-founder of The Intercept; Lisa Stampnitzky, social studies lecturer at Harvard University and author of “Disciplining Terror: How Experts Invented ‘Terrorism'”; and Luc Mathieu, foreign affairs reporter for the French newspaper Libération.