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Russian Journalist Exposes Propaganda Lies about Houla Massacre

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Russian Journalist Exposes Propaganda Lies about Houla Massacre


Washington's bloodstained hands responsible for Houla massacre.

by Stephen Lendman

Going to war depends first on selling it. Gaining public support is vital. Previous articles discussed it. Walter Lippmann coined the phrase "manufacture of consent."

Edward Herman and Noam Chomsky discussed the "propaganda model" in their book titled "Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media."

Media scoundrels use it to manipulate and control public thinking and perceptions. News and information are filtered. Acceptable "residue" only is reported. 

Dissent is marginalized. Government and dominant private interests are prioritized.

Michael Parenti explained:

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