Washington Post Caught Blatantly Lying To Their Readers Yet Again

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  1. Horhey

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    "It is hard to imagine how anyone could doubt that Iraq possesses weapons of mass destruction. Mr. Powell offered a powerful new case that Saddam Hussein's regime is cooperating with a branch of the al Qaeda organization that is trying to acquire chemical weapons and stage attacks in Europe."

    -The Washington Post Editorial Board, Feb 2, 2003

    Washington Post Caught Blatantly Lying To Their Readers Yet Again


    The corporate media never misses a chance to point out that RT is funded by the Kremlin but they never mention that the Washington Post is linked to the Central Intelligence Agency. The owner of the Post, Jeff Bazos, has a $600 million contract with the Agency. However, the paper never discloses these ties when it reports on CIA-related issues.

    Ownership of WaPo by CIA Contractor Puts U.S. Journalism in Dangerous Terrain


    Indeed, the paper has long record of publishing false stories involving Russia, including proven war propaganda and pieces accusing various independent media of producing "Fake News" for Kremlin interests:
    Another conflict of interest within the paper:
    Let alone the paper's ties to Corporate America, financial institutions, weapons manufacturers, US oil majors, health insurance companies, the Department of Defense, and the like:
     
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    Did Bazos own the paper in 2003?
     
  3. Horhey

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    No, but what's your point? The paper has always been a propaganda organ for power.

    What I wrote in Wikipedia:
    Kill The Messenger: How The Media Destroyed Gary Webb (w/ Ryan Grim)

     
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