Noam Chomsky – “Propaganda is to a democracy what the bludgeon is to a totalitarian state.”
Welcome to BaldPolitiKs, where we take an alternative look at the world of politics and give a voice to the unheard.
I’m Peter Kearney and this is the 7 December 2016 where the world focus is on the media coverage of the 2016 USA Presidential elections and in particular an interview with Jim Naureckas for Fair.org the media watchdog body in the USA.
They have been offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986 and they scrutinise media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints. Recently I spoke to Jim to ask him about media coverage of the recent US Presidential elections and what we can expect from a Trump Presidency.
But before we get to that let’s have a look at some significant happenings on this day the 7 December. Read more…