Why Mainstream Media – including small, “independent” outlets – all pretty much tell the same story

Now is as good a time as any to reacquaint ourselves with a rare moment of honesty from a Western journalist, as relayed by Swedish conflict correspondent Gunilla Von Hall, at a panel discussion held at the UN in Geneva in August 2012. In her statement, she explained just why Western Media has neither the resources, the inclination nor the … Continue reading

Apophenia Digest #5 – 21 November 2016

The good old days when only one part of the propaganda spectrum used to reach us, unwashed masses, are gone. Now the public in the West has access to news reports coming from countries it is not supposed to sympathize with – including news reports on Middle East conflicts; and Western Mainstream Media do not like this. Not one bit. … Continue reading

Apophenia Digest #4 – 21 October 2016

  Good day: in this episode we look at three news segments, all linked together by a common thread: ‘F’ for Fake! Pro Syrian armed militants staging a protest in Amsterdam, dressed up as war victims, fake AlQaeda propaganda videos commissioned and paid for by the Pentagon + a fake group, posing as Syrian Civil Defense, known as White Helmets … Continue reading

Apophenia Digest #3 – 3 October 2016

Good day everyone: if hot shot jurists around the world have taught us anything – I refer to those celebrity jurists who make the rounds on chat shows and sign autographs on the lawns of various NATO-supported International Tribunals – is that there’s genocide and GENOCIDE. Meet Amal Clooney, who is determined to Take ISIS To Trial Over Human Trafficking … Continue reading

Apophenia Digest #2 – 20 September 2016

Welcome to Apophenia Digest: in this episode we take a look at the latest on Western hypocrisy, propaganda and selective humanitarianism. See below for episode references and related links: Michael Doran, William McCants, and Clint Watts: The Good and Bad of Ahrar al-Sham: An al Qaeda–Linked Group Worth Befriending There are No Moderate Syrian Rebels Syrian rebel eats heart, threatens … Continue reading