Send a Tweet
Most Popular Choices
Poll Analyses
Share on Facebook 6 Share on Twitter 1 Printer Friendly Page More Sharing
Best Web OpEds    H4'ed 1/10/16

US Corporate Media Amplifies Saudi PR Machine

Author 40790
Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz
Become a Fan
  (23 fans)

The Big Lies
The Big Lies
(Image by HonestReporting.com)
  Details   DMCA

Saudi Arabia's government has been able to present its point of view free of any challenge in the western mainstream media. Its execution of 47 people, including prominent Shia cleric and dissident Nimr al-Nimr, has caused a diplomatic crisis in the region, but here in the US a well-funded Saudi public relations apparatus moved in quickly to shape how it was being covered! This included expert analysis provided for us by major publications such as the Washington Post, the Wall Street Journal, and Politico. Some of their commentators were cited without disclosing their ties to the Saudi government, says the Intercept, in an article about how Saudi Arabia Fired Up  the American PR Machine.

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At therealnews.com

 

Rate It | View Ratings

Susan Lee Schwartz Social Media Pages: Facebook Page       Twitter Page       Linked In Page       Instagram Page

I began teaching in 1963,; Ba and BS in Education -Brooklyn College. I have the equivalent of 2 additional Master's, mainly in Literacy Studies and Graphic Design. I was the only seventh grade teacher of English from 1990 -1999 at East Side (more...)
 

Go To Commenting
The views expressed herein are the sole responsibility of the author and do not necessarily reflect those of this website or its editors.
Follow Me on Twitter     Writers Guidelines
Contact AuthorContact Author Contact EditorContact Editor Author PageView Authors' Articles
Support OpEdNews

OpEdNews depends upon can't survive without your help.

If you value this article and the work of OpEdNews, please either Donate or Purchase a premium membership.

STAY IN THE KNOW
If you've enjoyed this, sign up for our daily or weekly newsletter to get lots of great progressive content.
Daily Weekly     OpEdNews Newsletter
Name
Email
   (Opens new browser window)
 

To View Comments or Join the Conversation: