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Perverted truth: How rebel mourning MH17 victims was turned into looter with trophy

Twitter is quick, but too quick sometimes – recently it burst with photos of an evil Ukrainian militiaman who took a teddy bear from the victim of Malaysia plane crash as a trophy. But the full video shows he was just paying the tribute to the dead.

Will Russia shoot down West’s lies?

They don't call it the "gutter press" for nothing. But Western so-called news media sunk to new toxic depths over the weekend in their coverage of the Malaysian airliner downed over Ukraine - and the death of all 298 people on board.

'All eyes on Putin': prejudice, speculation & more around MH17 investigation

While the investigation of MH17 crash gets underway to determine what exactly happened, Western media and politicians are doing everything they can to put the blame for MH17 crash on Russia. 

'All eyes on Putin': prejudice, speculation & more around MH17 investigation

Fox owner Murdoch wants to buy CNN parent company too

The media empire administered by billionaire Rupert Murdoch would have grown exponentially had Time Warner Inc. accepted an impressive offer last month to be bought by Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox.

CNN: Palestinians Want to Die

CNN's Jake Tapper claims Palestinians live in a culture of martyrdom and that they want to die.

Fox News misrepresents destroyed Palestinian home as destruction in Israel by Palestinian rockets

Fox News pulls a "Diane Sawyer". shows destroyed Palestinian home, labels it destruction in Israel by rockets.

Rally held in New York City against Israeli crimes

Thousands of people gathered outside the Israeli mission to the United Nations in New York City on Wednesday to protest Israel’s crimes against Palestinians.

Lost again: Geographically challenged CNN map places East Ukraine’s Slavyansk in… Crimea

CNN, already infamous for its embarrassing geography goof-ups, has mistakenly relocated the Eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk in an infographic – all the way to the Crimea peninsula.

Russia Today office in Ramallah raided by Israeli forces

Israeli forces have raided a building in Ramallah where the offices of several media outlets, including RT’s Arabic channel, are located.

RT office in Ramallah raided by Israeli forces

BBC and press ignore massive demonstration against austerity in London

It seems the BBC are capable of tracking down a single Scot in Brazil who cheered a goal against England but fail to notice 50,000 demonstrating on their doorstep.

Campaigners call for BBC strike coverage apology

Campaigners are calling on the BBC to apologise for deliberately faking the events at Orgreave to make it look as though the striking miners attacked the police, when it was actually the other way round.

‘Russian troops in Ukraine? What’s your proof of that?’ Putin’s best answers to French media

Vladimir Putin faced a barrage of tricky questions in France from the media ahead of his meeting with world leaders at the 70th anniversary of the Normandy landings. Here are his best replies on key issues: Ukraine, Crimea and relations with the US.

Washington Post Seeks US-Patrolled 'Safe Zone' in Syria

Neocons never blush at their own hypocrisies, demanding Russia respect international law and do nothing to protect eastern Ukrainians, while demanding President Obama ignore international law and create a rebel “safe zone” in Syria.

How NATO Jabs Russia on Ukraine

The U.S. mainstream media portrays the Ukraine crisis as a case of Russian “imperialism,” but the reality is that Moscow has been reacting to aggressive moves by Washington to expand NATO to Russia’s border in violation of a post-Cold War pledge, writes ex-CIA analyst Ray McGovern.

Look who’s calling voting ‘divisive’ and ‘illegal’

The rot at the core of US international affairs, domestic politics and the corporate media is evident in the American approach to the Ukraine crisis.

Editors at Le Monde newspaper quit en masse

A majority of chief editors at French daily Le Monde resigned from their posts on Tuesday amid a conflict with management over editorial reforms. The mass resignation comes while staff at another French newspaper are in uproar over plans to turn into a "social network".

Return of the Cold War Propaganda and Rhetoric, courtesy of The Daily Mail

The infantile Daily Mail headline literally screams "The bear in our backyard: Return of the Cold War as Royal Navy confronts Russian aircraft carrier group in the English Channel for the first time in years."

Silence of the Wolves: Ukraine and the Moral Stultification of the West

Although all efforts have been made by the violently-installed regime in Kiev and its sponsors in the United States and Europe to, by turns or simultaneously, ignore, downplay, obfuscate and distort the horrific events in Odessa, Ukraine on Friday, May 2, what is indisputably evident is that an estimated 46 people were killed and 200 forced to seek medical treatment after assaults by pro-government forces culminated in the burning of a trade union office building.

Avoiding the facts? Mainstream media uncertain who is behind deadly Odessa blaze

Despite clear evidence that the pro-Kiev radicals set Odessa’s House of Trade Unions ablaze on Friday killing dozens, the mainstream media is being ambiguous about the causes of the tragedy.

Ukraine: Photos show undercover Russian troops

Do a series of photos of gun-toting men wearing green uniforms prove Russian forces are operating in eastern Ukraine?

New York Times Admits It Agreed to ‘Gag Orders’ in Israel

The New York Times finally admitted, briefly and offhand, that it agreed (long ago?) to gag orders in Israeli in exchange for press credentials.

Petition fails to remove WWII Russian tanks from German Memorial

The German government rejected on Wednesday a call by two newspapers to remove Russian tanks from a World War II memorial in central Berlin in protest against spiralling tensions in Ukraine.

New Russian bill equates popular bloggers to mass media

Russian lawmakers suggest that internet authors whose works attract 10,000 or more visitors a day should be accredited as journalists, receiving all rights and responsibilities commensurate with this status.

CNN tried to rent Boeing 777 to use as prop

CNN's coverage of missing flight MH370 has been over the top, but they almost took it literally sky high. The Associated Press is reporting that CNN attempted to rent an actual Boeing 777 to use in its coverage of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight. When it turned out to be a little less than practical, the network settled for a flight simulator instead. 

CNN tried to rent Boeing 777 to use as prop

OSCE media supervisor says restrictions on mass media justified if serving basic values

Removal of broadcasters from the air is justified if the ultimate goal is to defend fundamental values, Dunja Mijatovic, a representative on freedom of the media at the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) said Thursday in a comment on suspending the broadcasts of Russian TV channels in Ukraine.

German Court: Politicians have too much power over TV

Germany’s top court ruled on Tuesday morning that politicians have too much influence over the country's state broadcaster.

The Corporate Media’s Dubious Syria Coverage

Western news media reportage on the rampant criminal activities of foreign-backed paramilitary groups operating within Syria still relies heavily on unreliable sources frequently referred to as “activists.” Such spokespersons routinely claim the Syrian military are committing atrocities against the Syrian population. The reports are often disputed by the Bashar al-Assad government and proven suspect or false when additional information is unearthed by independent researchers and alternative news media.

In US, headlines write themselves: Cold War imagery resurrected in Sochi bashing

The campaign to boycott the Sochi Olympic Games in the Western media appears to be thriving on almost the same imagery was used three decades ago, at the peak of the Cold War, to project fears of the USSR ahead of the 1980 Moscow Olympics.

'Fabricated!' NBC Sochi 'hack hysteria' exposed

‘The story was fabricated.’ Cyber security experts are calling out an NBC Sochi-hacker hit-job as a fabrication that, at best, made liberal use of assistance given to them by experts.

UK urges Spanish press to publish pieces critical of Scottish independence

Britain’s Foreign & Commonwealth Office (FCO) has asked Spanish press to publish criticisms of Scottish independence.

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