How The Associated Press (AP) Gutted Its Own Scoop On The Venezuelan Coup D'etat
Posted: Thursday, April 25, 2002
By Jared Israel
Does the Western media deliberately distort the news to serve the interests of the foreign policy establishments of the NATO countries, especially the US?
Based on much research, Emperor's Clothes says: yes, but not entirely.
Journalists sometimes - perhaps often - write accurate pieces. However, when the issues are important, foreign policy stories get edited or replaced, with the end result supporting a slant which is so consistently in tune with the long-term goals of the US foreign policy elite that it is possible, by analyzing news stories, to predict positions which will be adopted by the US government. MORE