Thursday, January 5, 2017

Glenn Greenwald: Russia and WikiLeaks

Glenn Greenwald, Amy Goodman (, Jan. 5, 2017); Wisdom Quarterly

Mainstream media disseminates fake, deceitful news about Russia
S glenn wapo splitGlenn Greenwald, Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and one of the founding editors of The Intercept, has a new article headlined: "Wash Post is richly rewarded for false news about Russia threat while public is deceived."

In it, he writes, "Any story that bolsters the prevailing D.C. orthodoxy on the Russia Threat, no matter how dubious, is spread far and wide. And then, as has happened so often, when the story turns out to be false or misleading, little or nothing is done to correct the deceitful effects." More

  • There's a "dearth [lack] of evidence" linking Russia to WikiLeaks release of DNC emails Greenwald: The Senate Armed Services Committee holds a hearing on alleged Russian cyber-attacks, and top intelligence officials are briefing Pres. Obama on a review of evidence that Russia hacked the email servers of the Democratic National Committee (DNC). President-elect Trump will be briefed on Friday. This comes as he is supporting statements by WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange that Russia was NOT the source for the mass leak of emails from the Democratic Party. More
Who cares now? I got a memoir book deal!

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