Stoking the fires of a new Korean war

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SPECIAL FROM MEDIALENS.ORG, A FRATERNAL SITE

WHEN IT COMES TO DISINFORMATION, AND BALD-FACED HYPOCRISY, THE BRITS HAVE NOTHING TO LEARN FROM THE AMERICANS.  IN FACT, THE ANGLO-AMERICAN MEDIA LEAD THE WORLD IN THE WILES OF SMOOTH DISINFORMATION

JUNE 8, 2009

KimJongIlCARTOON KOREA – FILTERED TO FIT

How The Media Keep Us Angry, Ignorant And Afraid

How much do you know about the increased political tensions on the Korean peninsula? The answer, even for diligent readers of the mainstream press, is likely to be ‘not much’. In place of serious, penetrating analysis the public has been sold a cartoon version of events based on a well-worn propaganda template. It is a tale spun by journalists who appear to know little of the real issues and who have internalised the key rules of ‘balanced’ reporting: do not point the finger of blame at your own government (or its allies), and do not question your government’s demonisation of official enemies (learn nothing from the past). [READ FULL ARTICLE]

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