The New York Times Mocks Skepticism Of The Government’s Syria Sarin Claims

The New York Times and other major media have ruled out any further skepticism toward the U.S. government’s claim that Syrian President Assad dropped a sarin bomb on a town in Idlib province, reports Robert Parry.

Editorial cartoon by Leon Barritt, circa 1898 shows newspaper publishers Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst pushing against opposite sides of a pillar of wooden blocks that spells WAR. This is a satire of the Pulitzer and Hearst newspapers' role in drumming up USA public opinion to go to war with Spain.

In the old days of journalism, we were taught that there were almost always two sides to a story, if not more sides than that. Indeed, part of the professional challenge of journalism was to sort out conflicting facts on a complicated topic. Often we found that the initial impression of a story was wrong once we understood the more nuanced

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Google Puts CNN, Washington Post, NYT In Charge Of Fact-Checking News

Currently, the growing list of 115 organizations includes the likes of CNN, The Washington Post, NBC, CBS, and The New York Times, to name a few.

A man walks past a building on the Google campus in Mountain View, Calif. Google recently noted ‘Usage of our services have increased every year, and so have the user data request number.’

Google announced Friday that it’s adding a special feature to its news service — Fact Check. Searchers will now know who checked the validity of a news story and the conclusion they arrived at. The Fact Check tag “identifies articles that include information fact checked by news publishers and fact-checking organizations.” Each Fact Check

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The Mainstream Media’s ‘Victimhood’ Complex

Just weeks ago, mainstream U.S. media decried “fake news” and backed a blacklist of independent news sites over “Russian propaganda.” Now, under fire from President Trump, the MSM loves a free press, writes Robert Parry.

The Washington Post's front page displaying it's new motto: "Democracy dies in darkness."

It’s heartwarming that The New York Times and The Washington Post are troubled that President Trump is loosely throwing around accusations of “fake news.” It’s nice and that they now realize that truth does not reliably come from the mouth of every senior government official or from every official report. The Times is even taking out full-page

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New York Times Admits Bias, But For Whom?

Many find the establishment media’s rather open conspiracy against Donald Trump’s candidacy to not only be acceptable, but laudatory. And, why not?

New York Times building. Photo by Scott Beale / Laughing Squid on Flickr.

Published in partnership with Shadowproof. In August, Jim Rutenberg of The New York Times admitted the establishment or “mainstream” media could not be objective when covering Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump. Rutenberg claimed this was Trump’s fault for having an abnormal campaign style and questioning establishment consensus views

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AT&T Hosts Massive Caller Database For DEA

Code-named the Hemisphere Project, it allows investigators armed with subpoenas to quickly mine the company’s vast database.

SEATTLE  — For at least six years, federal drug and other agents have had near-immediate access to billions of phone call records dating back decades in a collaboration with AT&T that officials have taken pains to keep secret, newly released documents show. The program, previously reported by ABC News and The New York Times, is called the

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