The War Nerd dissects reporting on Saudi Arabia to show how the corporate media cares more about a dead Washington Post columnist than a quarter of a million Yemenis killed in a Western-backed war.
By Gary Brecher
Continue reading “How many dead Yemenis does it take to equal one Washington Post contributor?”
Gary Brecher is John Dolan is the War Nerd. He is the host of Radio War Nerd and the author of “The War Nerd Iliad” and “Pleasant Hell.”
A disinformation campaign aimed to justify the assassination of Qassem Soleimani by painting him and Iran as willing enablers of al-Qaeda. The propaganda operation relied heavily on a shoddily sourced book, “The Exile.”
By Gareth Porter
Continue reading “Washington’s tall tale of Iranian-Al Qaeda alliance based on questionably sourced book ‘The Exile’”
Gareth Porter is an independent investigative journalist who has covered national security policy since 2005 and was the recipient of Gellhorn Prize for Journalism in 2012. His most recent book is The CIA Insider’s Guide to the Iran Crisis co-authored with John Kiriakou, just published in February.
Media bias against Nicaragua’s Sandinista government is unremitting, and international NGOs are feeding it by misreporting a violent land dispute in the Bosawás nature reserve.
By John Perry
Continue reading “While Nicaragua returns to peace, media and international NGOs conjure epidemic of violence with dubious reporting”
John Perry is a writer based in Masaya, Nicaragua whose work has appeared in the Nation, the London Review of Books, and many other publications.