Saturday, October 08, 2016

What the National News Media Failed to Tell You about the Election, Hurricane, and Haiti


Long ago when I worked for the federal government I learned that often the foreign press tells a much different story than the American news media when it comes to politics in America.  So I began checking the foreign news on a daily basis and compared it to the USA news media coverage.

Not only is the difference remarkable, our Constitution and the guarantee of individual freedom and freedom of the press has no real impact in determining the truth.

In over fifty years of monitoring the media, however, there has never been such a dramatic breakdown in telling the truth as this year.  The good news is the public is highly skeptical of both candidates and parties so few believe the news media version either.

In the past media outlets tended to be ideologically linked to a political party or a political philosophy and often both.  This year you can throw out history because the lines of demarcation between the warring parties has been blurred, compromised, twisted and turned.

Perhaps Bush had to endorse Clinton

Forget truth, it does not stand a chance.  At the same time polarization has achieved such a miserable level that the difference between political parties is even blurred as both are addicted to massive corporate funds.

Once upon a time networks sought and told the truth.  Sadly, that day is far behind us.  More truth comes from illegally hacked emails than from politician's mouths.  More truth comes from the downtrodden and often forgotten than from the powerful special interests who rule America.

In the interest of passing on truth to you, the following links, most to foreign media outlets, will give you another side of the campaign our media media fail to identify.  Yes the world is watching, and the first thing they notice is the institutional bias, deception, and manipulation of the news.

Hurricane Matthew and Haiti Coverage

The Independent UK
Hurricane Matthew: In Haiti the death toll stands at 877 but the US media does not seem to care

Al Jazeera News

Horrors left by Hurricane Matthew become clear in Haiti

Haiti and Clinton Foundation

Telesur News of Latin America

Hillary Clinton Already Has Destructive Legacy in Latin America

Politico News
The Clintons’ Haiti Screw-Up, As Told By Hillary’s Emails

Huffington Post
The Clintons’ Haiti Screw-Up, As Told By Hillary’s Email

National Review
How the Clinton Foundation Got Rich off Poor Haitians

Democratic Underground
The Clinton-Bush Fund has closed up shop in Haiti

Hacked Email Story

BBC World News

Hillary Clinton's Wall St speeches published by Wikileaks


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