How to Succeed in Western Media Without Really Trying

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Feature Article by Stephen Lendman
How to Succeed in Western Media Without Really Trying

by Stephen Lendman (stephenlendman.org – Home – Stephen Lendman)

Most important is loyalty to monied interests, war-profiteers, and the imperial state – serving as their press agents, abandoning fundamental journalistic principles, learning how to lie well, along with leaving honesty and integrity at home when heading for work.

Julian Assange offered his own recommended strategy for success. It's simple, he said. Blame Russia for everything.

"You can do it" – without really trying.

"1) Pick random globally newsworthy event.

Russian press will also be reporting it by definition.

2) Write story: Russian state secretly behind globally newsworthy event as proved by their press reporting it.

3) Profit!"

Bashing Russia works, the bandwagon effect when everybody does it, following the same script.

Saying it makes it so. Repeating it ad nauseam wor
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