Posts Tagged ‘media control’

China’s Coronavirus: A Shocking Update. Did The Virus Originate in the US?

March 6th, 2020 5 comments

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Japan, China and Taiwan Reports on the Origin of the Virus

The Western media quickly took the stage and laid out the official narrative for the outbreak of the new coronavirus which appeared to have begun in China, claiming it to have originated with animals at a wet market in Wuhan.

In fact the origin was for a long time unknown but it appears likely now, according to Chinese and Japanese reports, that the virus originated elsewhere, from multiple locations, but began to spread widely only after being introduced to the market.

More to the point, it appears that the virus did not originate in China and, according to reports in Japanese and other media, may have originated in the US.

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Reactions to Hong Kong tourists killed in Philippine hijack

August 29th, 2010 1 comment

On Monday, August 23, 2010, ex-policeman Rolando Mendoza hijacked a bus full of tourists from Hong Kong in Manila. A botched Philippines SWAT team rescue after a prolonged standoff resulted in eight tourists killed, including the hijacker Mendoza. Media around the world are now focused on what went wrong. Here is China Daily’s recent report, “Philippine leader vows punishment in bus hijack,” quoting President Benigno Aquino III (who took office only two months ago):

“Someone failed. Someone will pay,” Aquino said during a speech before students and faculty at a suburban university. He called the carnage “ghastly” and admitted there were “many failures.”

Personally, I think more attention needs to be paid to the Philippines media. According to this UK Guardian report, “Philippines hostage deaths draws anger from China over gunman’s TV view:”
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Chalk it up to the list of toxic exports from the U.S.

July 15th, 2008 31 comments

Rebecca MacKinnon concluded her blog entry on Chinese media control following the Weng’An riot with the following line:
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