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Free Press in the West (12) – Ukraine rebels train child soldiers in the making

by on June 24, 2015

This is a nice example of a pure propaganda story. It is written by a propaganda writer Yulia Silina for AFP.

The aim of the [more…]

The free press in the West (9)

by on May 31, 2015

This is a story by Reuters about the appointment of fugitive ex-Georgian President Mikheil Saakashvili [more…]

The free press in the West (8) – who owns the Western media?

by on May 23, 2015

Russia Today is accused of spreading "propaganda". The claim is that it is owned by the Russian state and does the bidding of the Russian [more…]

Propaganda Bullhorns

by on December 24, 2014

Well, feeling like a change of scene from the "propaganda bullhorn" which is [more…]

RT not impartial enough

by on November 11, 2014

OFCOM, the body which regulates the media in the UK, has ruled that RT's News channel is in breach of its license.

The ruling is [more…]

Good journalism v. bad journalism

by on May 10, 2014

Here is an example of good journalism and an example of bad journalism. Both are reporting the same story, the upcoming referendums in Eastern Ukraine.

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