The Sunday Times’ Snowden Story: Journalism at Its Worst and Filled With Falsehoods

1-Edward Snowden - 6-15-15 Western journalists claim that the big lesson they learned from their key role in selling the Iraq War to the public is that it’s hideous, corrupt and often dangerous journalism to give anonymity to government officials to let them propagandize the public, then uncritically accept those anonymously voiced claims as Truth. But they’ve learned no such lesson. That tactic continues to be the staple of how major US and British media outlets “report,” especially in the national security area. And journalists who read such reports continue to treat self-serving decrees by unnamed, unseen officials – laundered through their media – as gospel, no matter how dubious are the claims or factually false is the reporting. http://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/30728-focus-the-sunday-times-snowden-story-journalism-at-its-worst-and-filled-with-falsehoods

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