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News literacy as weapon against one-sided information of biased media

March 11, 2014

12 March 2014, 02:41     © Фото: picasaweb.google.com/PINGNews/cc-by It’s been decades since the revolution of information sources brought about the phenomenon of media wars. ...

Yanukovych to ask US Supreme Court for assessment of US govt’s illegal actions concerning Ukraine

11 March 2014, 13:27 © Screenshot: YouTube Viktor Yanukovych said during a press conference that the United States is unlawfully supporting the un-elected Ukrainian government ...

The West’s fiasco in Ukraine – Chinese editor

    by Xinhua writer Ming Jinwei BEIJING, March 7 (Xinhua) — For a brief moment, Western leaders might have stopped to congratulate themselves for ...

Ukraine: Obama’s invasions, 9-11 and mass media control

  © Photo: Facebook/ George Galloway MP The coup d’état in Ukraine and its aftermath as well all of the events leading up to it are proving ...

Considerations on Ukraine – different points of view

     By Mr.Reason   My friend Vitaliy has posted his analysis, which i.e. on a big scale resembles the western presuppositions and it’s perspective ...

Chinese media slam US, EU for “Cold War mentality” policies in Ukraine

  Фото: EPA Chinese state media lashed out at the US and the European Union for their policies in Ukraine, their “Cold War mentality” and ...

‘Putin’s demonization not a policy but an alibi for the absence of one’ – Kissinger

  Photo:RIA Henry Kissinger said he had seen four wars begun with great enthusiasm and public support, all of which the parties involved  did not ...

Kiev snipers hired by new coalition, not Yanukovych – Estonian FM to Ashton

  Photo: RIA The snipers who shot at protesters and police in Kiev were allegedly hired by Maidan leaders, according to a leaked phone conversation ...

Western attempts to isolate Russia are doomed – Russian MP

      © Photo “Voice of Russia” Western states will not be able to achieve Russia’s international isolation in the wake of the Ukrainian ...

How To Dismantle the American Empire

  Mises Daily: Tuesday, February 11, 2014 by Laurence M. Vance The WikiLeaks revelations have shined a light on the dark nature of U.S. foreign ...

The beneficiaries of Western incitement in Kiev: ‘I’ll be fighting Jews and Russians till I die’: Ukrainian right-wing militants aiming for power

  Published time: February 22, 2014 16:52 Edited time: February 22, 2014 18:30   Aleksandr Muzychko, a Right Sector group leader (Still from YouTube video) ...

Why is the Obama Administration Putting Government Monitors in Newsrooms?

The Obama Administration’s Federal Communication Commission (FCC) is poised to place government monitors in newsrooms across the country in an absurdly draconian attempt to intimidate ...

Russian Documentary “The Biochemistry of Treason” caused a review by the Washington Post the very next day. Since the US public is not watching Russian TV, why the urgency?

  The Rossiya 1 television channel put aside Olympic daily coverage Monday evening to show an 85-minutes film called “The Biochemistry of Treason,” featuring the ...

Interview with Michael McFaul about his time in Russia.

    Level of cooperation between Russia and the United States, relations with the Russian opposition, about Russian-American partnership in providing security at the Olympics ...

NBC wants the US audience to stay uninformed idiots – How a nation is castrating it’s self out of global reality due to the need to cover up it’s hidden agenda to keep the empire alive.

NBC doctors Sochi 2014 live coverage to show ‘joyless’ Russia. If they lie about Sochi, what else do they lie about when bringing news to ...

Caught red handed: Democracy as US understands it – we determine the new Government for Ukraine, Klitschko is not good enough, “F..ck the EU” The mask is off the uggggly face!

Recent comments of a leaked conversation between US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs Victoria Nuland and the US Ambassador to Ukraine ...

Western critics are not completely aware of their own controversial statutory code provisions. In US anti-gay policy are on rise: eight states have harsh ‘no promo homo’ laws

  Photo: AFP Russia has recently been seriously castigated by the international community and the US in particular for its law prohibiting gay propaganda to ...

Barring Russian media from Ashton’s press conference in Kiev violates freedom of speech – Russian Foreign Ministry

  Photo: © Flickr.com/digital-anger/сс-by-nc-sa 3.0 The fact that Russian journalists were barred from EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton’s press conference in Kiev on January ...

US silent on Saudi human rights abuses

Saudi Arabia is one of the United States’ most prominent allies in the Middle East, as well as a major trading partner. In a region where ...

US democracy: most American universities discourage free speech – report

  Photo: Flickr.com/K. Sawyer/cc-by-nc According to a new study carried out by the Foundation for Individual Rights in Education (FIRE), most US universities establish rules ...

Myths about Russia: Can one believe Western media’s ‘translations’ of Putin?

  Photo: RIA The ancient Greek philosopher Socrates, when arguing with Sophists, the PR managers of his time, tried to persuade them that BEING is ...

Lawmakers in 6 states demand NSA spying comes to an end

  © Collage: Voice of Russia Policymakers in six different states presented variants of model legislation created to refuse the NSA access to state resources ...

Abu Ghraib 2.0? Horrifying images of US Marines burning Iraqis prompt military investigation

Published time: January 15, 2014 18:31 This handout photo from SBS TV received 15 February, 2006 shows a hooded prisoner allegedly being tortured at Iraq’s ...

German Parlament debate NSA 15.1.2014 (Video, German)

Ford VP: ‘We have GPS in your car, so we know what you’re doing’

Ford Group Vice President Marketing and Communications Jim Farley. (Reuters / John Gress) Modern automobiles are logging tremendous amounts of information every single second they’re ...

The good empire (Video), analysis

  The USA – An empire or a superpower?! The path that began from Mayflower The Mayflower ship departed Plymouth, England, in September 1620 inthe ...

McAfee sponsored cyber security exhibit in UK museum sidelines Snowden leaks

A new UK museum on surveillance and cyber security has refused to include Snowden’s revelations in its installation, sponsored by famous anti-virus magnate, McAfee. The ...

Putin: I envy Obama, because he can ‘spy’ and get away with it

During an annual question-and-answer session with journalists, Putin praised Edward Snowden’s actions, saying that he was working for a “noble cause.” At the same time ...

Time to wake up’: US will have to deal with rising powers on equal terms

    ‘US President Barack Obama (L) greets Brazil’s President Dilma Rousseff.(AFP Photo / Jewel Samad)     Share on tumblr Trends In choosing Swedish ...

Russian media has provided an outlet for the censored – Rick Rozoff

On December 9 Russian President Vladimir Putin issued a decree covering major changes in Russian state run media including the Voice of Russia. Regular VoR ...

The Rise of Establishment Reporting

The Rise of Establishment Reporting How a crisis in journalism led to the cult of balance By John Nichols and Robert W. McChesney   Journalism ...

UK-Saudi-Bahrain relations report a “whitewash” – anti-arms trade groups

  David Cameron, (R), meeting with Saudi Arabia’s Foreign Minister Prince Saud Al Faisal inside 10 Downing Street, Cameron’s official residence, in London, England on ...

Journalists Protest Restrictions On Photographing Obama, Compare White House To Soviet Union

President Barack Obama speaks about his signature health care law, Thursday, Nov. 14, 2013, in the Brady Press Briefing Room of the White House in ...

Why the US is rushing to sign a deal with Iran?

There are strange things happening in the world – as if yesterday US – NATO wanted to bomb Syria to weaken the Iran – Syria ...

US plots to kill anti-spying resolution at UN

  © Photo: Flickr.com/Truthout.org/cc-by-nc-sa 3.0 The United States and its key intelligence allies are quietly working behind the scenes to kneecap a mounting movement in ...

Alarm: Obama attempting to ram through unconstitutional secret treaty

© Flickr.com/fotoserra/cc-by WikiLeaks has released part of a larger document concerning a new economic treaty that is alarming in its scope and implications and according ...

Were are the Amnesty International & Consorten? Over 3000 US prisoners serving life without parole for doing almost nothing

    Photo: EPA More than 3,200 people in federal and state prisons are serving life without parole for nonviolent crimes in this country, according ...

Russian draft UN resoluion on information security winning support thanks to Snowden

  Photo: EPA A Russian-proposed draft UN resolution calling for an international code of conduct for information security is beginning to win support as Washington ...

‘FBI pointed guns at my wife and me, took our computers’ – former NSA codebreaker

    © Collage: Voice of Russia A former NSA codebreaker reveals that more than a decade ago, he tried to expose government spying on ...

Judge defeats challenge to ‘medical gag order’ on health risks from fracking

Pennsylvania authorities have denied a doctor the right to challenge a so-called “medical gag rule” that prevents him and other physicians from warning the public ...

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