The Death Of Free Speech Is Imminent: Government Begins Censorship Of Media Through Disingenuous Means

The Death Of Free Speech Is Imminent: Government Begins Censorship Of Media Through Disingenuous Means:

The death of free speech is imminent.  Anyone with access to a computer and the internet can see that the United States mainstream media is nothing more than a propaganda machine designed to brainwash the masses into a lemming-like agreement with the government.

And now, it’s oh-so-ironic that the same government that tells the media what to report on in order brainwash the public is seeking to quiet those who disagree and label them as “propaganda.”  Some may call it fake news, others just want a different opinion rather than the left-leaning media hysteria we are accustomed to.  But now, media outlet RT (Russia Today), founded in Russia will have to register with the United States as “foreign media;” which will forever give it the inaccurate title of “propaganda.”

This doesn’t apply to merely the Russian version of the news outlet, but the American-run and operated site as well. According to The Hill, in a report on Monday, RT did not name the company that the Department of Justice (DOJ) has compelled to file paperwork under the Foreign Agents Registration Act, but blasted the edict as overreaching.

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Ohio Cop Shoots Journalist for Taking Photos of a Thunderstorm

Ohio Cop Shoots Journalist for Taking Photos of a Thunderstorm:

A police officer in Clark County, Ohio, opened fire on a journalist Monday night after he mistook the reporter’s camera equipment for a weapon.

The incident occurred around 10 pm after Andy Grimm, a photographer for the New Carlisle News who was out photographing a thunderstorm — due to pass the small town about 20 miles north of Dayton — began setting up his camera and tripod at a local traffic stop.

That’s when Officer Jake Shaw expelled two shots at Grimm, with one bullet striking him in the chest and the other grazing his shoulder, according to the New York Daily News.

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Journalist Interrogated, Fired For Story Linking CIA And Syria Weapons Flights

Journalist Interrogated, Fired For Story Linking CIA And Syria Weapons Flights:

An international journalist was interrogated by Bulgarian authorities and fired from her job after publishing leaked documents exposing “Silk Way Airlines” as a weapons transport service for jihadists in Syria and which involved the CIA.

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Pulitzer Prize Winning Editorial Writer At The Wall Street Journal, Found Dead at 34

Joseph Rago, Wall Street Journal Editorial Writer, Dies at 34:

Joseph Rago, a Pulitzer Prize winning editorial writer at The Wall Street Journal who was known for his richly reported pieces and influence on policy makers, was found dead Thursday evening at his home in Manhattan. He was 34 years old.

The New York Police Department found Mr. Rago dead in his apartment at 7:40 p.m., according to a police official. The authorities went to check on Mr. Rago after he didn’t show up for work on Thursday. Paul Gigot, the editor of the Journal’s editorial page, had alerted the paper’s security officials, who then contacted the police.

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Emmanuel Macron: My thoughts are ‘too complex’ for journalists

My thoughts are ‘too complex’ for journalists, says Emmanuel Macron:

Emmanuel Macron has sparked anger and mockery for dispensing with the French president’s traditional Bastille Day television interview because his thoughts are “too complex” for such a forum.

An Elysée official told Le Monde newspaper that the 39-year-old centrist leader’s “complex thought process lends itself badly to the game of question-and-answer with journalists” that is held every year on the July 14 national holiday.

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SHARIA-COMPLIANT AP thought police ban use of words including “Islamist,” “Refugee,” “Migrant,” and “Terrorist”

SHARIA-COMPLIANT AP thought police ban use of words including “Islamist,” “Refugee,” “Migrant,” and “Terrorist”

H/t reader kevin a.

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CNN Fires Host Who Called Trump A “Piece Of Shit”

CNN Fires Host Who Called Trump A “Piece Of Shit”:

CNN has decided to not move forward with production on the acquired series ‘Believer with Reza Aslan,’” CNN said in a statement. “We wish Reza and his production team all the best. “

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Mexicans stage ‘A Day Without Media’ to protest the killing of beloved Journalist

Mexicans stage ‘A Day Without Media’ to protest the killing of beloved Journalist:

On Monday night In Mexico City, journalists marched together in the streets and painted “In Mexico they are killing us” in front of the Angel of Independence monument. Several vigils were also planned around the county on Tuesday morning the murder of veteran journalist Javier Valdez. Javier Valdez Cárdenas was a Mexican journalist founder of Ríodoce, a newspaper based in Sinaloa, who received several international awards for his writings on drug trafficking and organized crime in the Mexican Drug War.

Several prominent Mexican news outlets went dark on Tuesday to protest the murder of journalists across the country. The brazen midday killing of Valdez has inspired many journalists in Mexico to take direct action. In Mexico, at least five journalists have been gunned down already in this year alone, and over the past 8 years, 99% of attacks on journalists have gone unpunished.

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Neocon agent provocateurs trying to start #WW3 in the Balkans. TPTB think we don’t see but we do. We’re not all drooling zombie troglodytes.

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Former Newspaper Editor Who Exposed CIA Found Dead

Former Newspaper Editor Who Exposed CIA Found Dead:

Former editor of largest newspaper in Germany revealed the CIA pays journalists in Germany, France, Britain, Australia and New Zealand to plant fake stories – and the CIA is trying to bring war to Russia

Dr Udo Ulfkotte, the former German newspaper editor whose bestselling book exposed how the CIA controls German media, has been found dead. He was 56.

Ulfkotte was an editor at Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, one of the largest newspapers in Germany, when he published Bought Journalists, the bestselling book that cost him his job and perhaps his life.

German media, who were banned from reporting on his work in recent years, are reporting he died of “heart failure”.

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In Blistering Interview, Conway Tells Chuck Todd “We Are Going To Have To Rethink Our Relationship With The Press” (Video)

In Blistering Interview, Conway Tells Chuck Todd “We Are Going To Have To Rethink Our Relationship With The Press”:

To members of the mainstream media, it would appears ‘size matters’, as the Inauguration crowd-gate debacle continues following Sean Spicer’s unusual press conference yesterday. During a combative interview this morning with NBC’s Chuck Todd, Trump top advisor Kellyanne Conway blasted media “falsehoods,” crushing Todd’s ‘size’ issues by noting that “Presidents aren’t judged by crowd sizes at their inauguration, they’re judged by their accomplishments.”

But Conway was not done with the “Meet The Press” anchor yet, as she cornered him, noting this was just more evidence of the unfair and biased treatment of the Trump administration by the media:

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