A U.S. or U.S.-backed attack on Iran seems to be a foregone conclusion if we simply look at how the U.S. media covers the issue. FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting) recently had this to report while looking at U.S. media, "Do TV Networks 'Practice' for War?" 02/13/2012 by Peter Hart Alexander Cockburn's latest piece at CounterPunch (2/10/12) included this from a … [Read more...] about U.S. Media Preparing Americans for Invasion of Iran
Is the West building a case for the invasion of Iran?
Remember the 1990s and early 2000s hunt for WMD in Iraq headed by the former director-general of the IAEA, Hans Blix? No WMD has been found, but during that period, the propaganda within the NATO countries arguing for war ultimately led to the 2003 Iraq invasion. Now, fast forward to 2011. I get the sinking feeling we are witnessing the repeat of that. Remember the … [Read more...] about Is the West building a case for the invasion of Iran?
(Letter from raventhorn4000) Honduras, Iran, and China
Honduran President was forced into Exile by a group of military soldiers who stormed his house and forced him onto a plane at gun point. The reason? He tried to push for a referendum to extend his terms of office. His replacement was quickly sworn in, but massive protests have broken out. US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton had this to say: "Our immediate priority is to … [Read more...] about (Letter from raventhorn4000) Honduras, Iran, and China
Iran & China: Is World Press Coverage Similar or Different?
Events of the last week in Iran have been widely reported by the world press. Not long before, the press also reported on the 20th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square incident of 1989. Were these two distinct events reported in a similar manner or were they treated as different and unique events? Let's take a look at each and see what we can find. 1) Who are the good guys and … [Read more...] about Iran & China: Is World Press Coverage Similar or Different?