Jonathan Cook: Murdoch, Petraeus and the US media matrix


The Murdoch story is one of the most important and far-reaching political/cultural stories of the past 30 years, an ongoing tale without equal. Carl Bernstein, of All the President’s Men fame, has a revealing commentary in the Guardian today, though revealing not entirely in a way he appears to understand. Bernstein highlights a story first disclosed earlier this month in the … [Read more...]

How the Government’s lies become truth

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by Dr. Paul Craig Roberts | Sabbah Report: In my last column, “A Culture of Delusion,” I wrote that “Americans live in a matrix of lies. Lies dominate every policy discussion, every political decision.” This column will use two top news stories, Iranian nukes and Julian Assange, to illustrate how lies become “truth.” The western Presstitute … [Read more...]

Israeli Lobby: US Political and Media Twisters

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Say this tongue twister quickly: How much wood could a wood chuck chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood? As much wood as a woodchuck could chuck if a woodchuck could chuck wood! That tongue twister doesn't do any damage, not even to the tongue. "Another type of twister, a tornado," says Wikipedia "is a violent, dangerous, rotating column of air that is in … [Read more...]

Media Manipulation of 9/11 Truth

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By Stephen Lendman* | Sabbah Report | In February 2003, a Florida Court of Appeals unanimously ruled for Fox News, saying no rule or law prohibits distorting or falsifying news. Just as Wall Street, war profiteers, Big Oil, Big Pharma, and other corporate favorites steal with impunity, it's OK for America's media to lie. The ruling pertained to a 1996 … [Read more...]

How Would Murdoch’s Downfall Affect Israel? Don’t Ask the US Media

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By James M. Wall * | Sabbah Report | JTA columnist Ron Kampeas has been a lone voice in sounding the alarm to his Jewish readers: "Pro-Israel leaders in the United States, Britain and Australia are warily watching the unfolding of the phone-hacking scandal that is threatening to engulf the media empire of Rupert Murdoch." The Murdoch scandal has been … [Read more...]