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British Media Threatened with Prosecution for Revealing NSA Leak

A British Defense Ministry press advisory committee, reacting to a flurry of revelations in the American press about massive warrantless US government electronic surveillance programs, quietly warned UK organizations Friday not to publish British national security information.

Defiance of the advisory could make British journalists vulnerable to prosecution under the Official Secrets Act.

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Media Severely Stifled in Turkey (Video)

The Turkish media is getting flak for its coverage of the protests.

Social Media Linked to Lower Academic Performance

The widespread use of media among college students — from texting to chatting on cell phones to posting status updates on Facebook — may be taking an academic toll, say researchers with The Miriam Hospital’s Centers for Behavioral and Preventive Medicine.

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According to a new study, freshmen women spend nearly half

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Russian Prime Minister Medvedev Mentions Aliens, was he Joking?

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It doesn’t look like he’s joking Could the media have run “damage control” to turn it into a joke, like this below post from huffington post…

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev speaks during live televised interview from Moscow’s Ostankino TV Center on Friday, Dec. 7, 2012. (AP Photo/RIA Novosti, Dmitry

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News: Most Under Reported by Mainstream Media

The expanding police state tops the annual list of stories under reported by the mainstream media

People who get their information exclusively from mainstream media sources may be surprised at the lack of enthusiasm on the left for President Barack Obama in this crucial election. But that’s probably because they

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Questions the Mainstream Media is Not Asking

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Why is there so little trust in the mainstream media these days? CNN ratings have been hovering close to record lows over the past few months. A recent Gallup survey found that 60 percent of all Americans “have little or no trust

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Trust in Mainstream Media Almost Nil

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Only 8 percent of Americans say they have a “great deal” of trust in the news media, according to a new Gallup poll.

That is down from 11 percent a year ago and is a record low for the 40 years that Gallup has been polling on the question.

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Most U.S. Media Controlled by 6 Corporations

This infographic created by Jason at Frugal Dad shows that almost all media comes from the same six sources.

That’s consolidated from 50 companies back in 1983.

NOTE: This infographic is from last year and is missing some key transactions. GE does not own NBC

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News Media Eerily Silent on Major Issues

If the talking heads on television don’t tell us about something that happens, does it make that event any less real? Of course the answer to that question is quite obvious, but unfortunately way too many Americans allow their realities to be defined by what they hear from the mainstream media. Way too many people

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Mainstream Media Ignores Changing Orbits

Huge earth changes are taking place at this time. L.A. had a record cool summer and a few days after summer is over, they shoot up to a record high 113 degrees. Parts of Brazil and Bolivia shattered record cold temps and were colder than Antarctica for much of July, killing millions of fish, and

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U.S. Pays Afghan Media to Make Nice

Buried among the 92,000 classified documents released Sunday by WikiLeaks is some intriguing evidence that the U.S. military in Afghanistan has adopted a PR strategy that got it into trouble in Iraq: paying local media outlets to run friendly stories.

Several reports from Army psychological operations units and provincial reconstruction teams (also known as PRTs,

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Hypocritical Statements About Bloggers from News Anchors

Anchors Kyra Phillips and John Roberts discussed the “mixed blessing of the internet,” and agreed that there should be a crackdown on anonymous bloggers who disparage, discredit and basically put down others on the internet, who the hell do they think they are, they are ” supposed” to be pillars of free speech, can you

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Pentagon, DHS Turn Up Media Hype

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On Issues of Domestic Terrorism and Cyber Security we have seen a rash of blatant over the top Pentagon fed news pieces and headlines into the main stream media with in this last week.

For example on Monday Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Janet Napolitano said that “She is afraid

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Media Ignores Cheney Assassinations

Investigative reporter Seymour Hersh is best known for breaking the shocking My Lai massacre story during the Vietnam war, in which hundreds of unarmed civilians in a Vietnamese village were slaughtered by U.S. soldiers in March 1968. His courageous reporting on this sad chapter in history won him a Pulitzer Prize.

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Can we Trust a Chinese CNN

China is about to embark on a multibillion dollar media expansion overseas, including the establishment of a 24-hour English language all-news channel modeled after CNN. These are only the most recent steps in a methodical strategy for Chinese state media to “go global” and make “the voice of China better heard in international affairs” —

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U.K. Intelligence Wants to Censor Media

Britain’s security agencies and police would be given unprecedented and legally binding powers to ban the media from reporting matters of national security, under proposals being discussed in Whitehall.

The Intelligence and Security Committee, the parliamentary watchdog of the intelligence and security agencies which has a cross-party membership from both Houses, wants to

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Obama Shown Favor in the Press

Apparently, but not surprisingly it is being reported by a media insider that Barack Obama is being heavily favored by the news media in general, including newspaper and television outlets. Many of course call this political control through unfair means, considering that the media is supposed to be unbiased in its reporting and fact gathering,

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