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The Night Before The Million Mask March, One Newspaper In Eureka Lets in a Guest Op-Ed. That’s all. Nothing Else.

One night before the Million Mask March, taking place in 443 locations, who knows about this event?

You might think, considering that there have been 110 news articles on “Twerking” over the past week alone, that the Million Mask March might generate some interest from America’s “professional” news media.

You’d be wrong. Following up on [...]

Million Mask March: 424 Protests in Dozens of Nations. Why No Major Media Coverage?

If you knew there were more than 400 simultaneous protests being planned worldwide for November 5 2013, would you consider that a matter worthy of a news report?

Is this wave of protests in Europe worth a blurb in the newspaper?

How about these November 5 protests planned across the United States?

[...]

As Massive Occupy Protest Takes Times Square, New York Times Covers Van Cliburn Piano Sale

A massive protest by Occupy Wall Street is underway.

Photo: ArckiiART

The New York Times (you know, “All the News That’s Fit to Print”) refuses to cover it anywhere on its front page, where over a hundred other news headlines sit.

Photo: OccupyWallStNYC

Among the stories the New York Times decides is “fit [...]

Don’t Hold Your Breatharian: Prahlad Jani “Scientist” Provides Update with No Science

Think back a few months. Do you recall the media fanfare in the spring when the 83 year-old Prahlad Jani entered into an experiment in which he was said not to eat or drink for 15 days straight? Oh, the papers and the news shows were agog. Isn’t life just miraculous?

Since then, we’ve discovered [...]

Breatharian? Prahlad Jani News Goes Silent After Six Days. It’s Day 11. Why no news?

On April 28, 2010, the London Daily Telegraph posted a news story about an experiment involving the self-proclaimed “breatharian” Prahlad Jani. He says he hasn’t had any food or drink in 70 years. The Institute of Physiology and Allied Sciences in India’s Defence Research Development Organisation began an experiment on April 22 in which Prahlad [...]

Senate and Media: Failed Oversight on DHS Unit Spying on You

Name of the Department of Homeland Security unit involved in domestic spying on peaceful groups of American citizens in 2007, 2008 and 2009: Office of Intelligence and Analysis

Name of Nominee to head the Department of Homeland Security’s Office of Intelligence and Analysis: Caryn A. Wagner

Number of members of the Senate Homeland Security and [...]

No Account of Torture Accountability Day

Today I attended a demonstration against Ohio budget cuts to libraries; it has garnered print and video coverage by professional journalists. There were perhaps two hundred people there.

I can’t tell you how many people showed up for demonstrations in eight cities as part of Torture Accountability Day. I can’t tell you because despite multiple [...]

White House Spokewoman Openly Lies About Torture, To Coverage by No One

What is wrong with our nation?

You’ll have to forgive me for sharing some late-breaking news. I say “late-breaking” not because the hour in the day is late, but because the news itself occurred last week: White House Spokeswoman Dana Perino has flatly denied that the Bush administration has inflicted or been a party [...]

Newspaper Strike Called on Bush Torture Blackout

Democrats.com has a full list of all the American papers providing coverage of the story that President George W. Bush has confessed to personally approving a U.S. Government conspiracy to commit torture. Here’s the list as of April 17:

Brattleboro (Vt.) ReformerKansas City StarSeattle Post-IntelligencerTuscaloosa (Ala.) News

If your newspaper is not on this [...]

New York Times Continues Media Blackout on Torture

The New York Times made space today for an article with the completely irrelevant news that Cindy McCain plagiarized her favorite recipes from the Food Network.

And yet, for the fifth day in a row, the New York Times has found no space whatsoever to share the news with its readers that George W. Bush [...]

Torture Conspiracy by U.S. Government No Big News to Big Media

Last week, President George W. Bush admitted that he and the following senior members of his administration planned and approved a course of U.S. Government torture:

Vice President Dick Cheney Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice Former Secretary of State Colin Powell Former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld Former CIA Director George Tenet Former Attorney General [...]