• All governments lie, but disaster lies in wait for countries whose officials smoke the same hashish they give out.

  • I.F. Stone

vrijdag 6 januari 2017

Western Media Cheer Al Qaeda

In Syria, Western Media Cheer Al Qaeda

The Syrian government—a dictatorship known for imprisoning, torturing and disappearing dissidents—is easy to vilify. And over the last five years of Syria’s civil war, it has committed its share of atrocities. But there is more than one side to every story, and US media coverage has mainly reflected one side—that of the rebels—without regard for accuracy or basic context.
As the Syrian government recaptured East Aleppo from rebels in recent weeks, media outlets from across the political spectrum became rebel mouthpieces, unquestioningly relaying rebel claims while omitting crucial details about who the rebels were.

2 opmerkingen:

  1. Civil war? Zo zei Eva Bartlett recentelijk dus " As for the agenda of some corporate media.....it's the agenda of regime-change.... How can the New York Times..... or how can Democracy Now maintain until this day that this is a 'civil war' in Syria......"