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New York Times: Distorting and Suppressing Truth for Power

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The New York Times: Distorting and Suppressing Truth for Power - by Stephen Lendman

The New York Times functions as a state propaganda service.

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Imagine winning 106 Pulizer Prizes awarded for excellence in journalism, more than any other broadsheet, for delivering managed, not real news, information and opinion.

Imagine doing it since 1851. Imagine being called the "newspaper of record," producing "All the News That's Fit to Print."

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Imagine an establishment publication representing wealth and power, backing corporate interests, cheerleading imperial wars, ducking uncomfortable issues too sensitive to report, and functioning as an unofficial ministry of information and propaganda.

Imagine relying on it for real information and analysis at a time it's vanishing except online. 

At first, its Occupy Wall Street Coverage was scant, then mostly dismissive and offensive. 

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A previous article discussed Ginia Bellafante's September 23 article headlined,   "Gunning for Wall Street, With Faulty Aim," mocking real grievances.

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