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from Khalidi Tape to ‘Nut Job’
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Mainstream Media Propaganda,
from Khalidi Tape to ‘Nut Job’

Breitbart Big Journalism, by Joel B. Pollak

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Posted By:earlybird, 5/19/2017 9:15:13 PM

The common element in nearly all the major New York Times and Washington Post stories about President Donald Trump this week is that they are based on source documents the outlets cannot authenticate, do not possess, admit are partial, and refuse to share. Friday’s supposed “bombshell” stories follow the same pattern. The Times reports that Trump told the visiting Russians that former FBI director James Comey was a “nut job,” and that firing him had eased “pressure” in his ability to conduct foreign policy — though the Times takes Trump to mean the legal pressure of the investigation. (That spin makes

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: earlybird, 5/19/2017 9:17:36 PM     (No. 11259228)

FTA:

In their effort to impugn Trump, the Times and the Post violate the most basic journalistic standards. Publishing parts of a document that you do not possess and cannot verify, and timing the release to cause maximum political damage (right after the president leaves the country), is not investigative journalism. It is political propaganda.

It is the mirror image of what the Los Angeles Times did in April 2008, when it published a story referring to a speech then-State Senator Barack Obama gave at a farewell celebration for radical Palestinian-American academic Rashid Khalidi in 2003. The Times was given a video of the speech, but refused to publish the video. Instead, it offered a mere summary, raising suspicions that the Times had sanitized the event to protect Obama’s presidential campaign.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: DonQuijote, 5/19/2017 9:45:20 PM     (No. 11259236)

Deep State coup in progress.

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