Recently, there were many interesting stories that largely went uncovered by the mainstream Corporate Media. Here are a few examples that demonstrate the inadequate nature of relying on the Corporate Media as your main news source. We urge everyone to visit the many news sources on the Internet daily.
Excellent news sources include OpEd News http://www.opednews.com , Buzzflash http://www.buzzflash.com , Raw Story http://www.rawstory.com , Consortium News http://www.consortiumnews.com , Smirking Chimp http://www.smirkingchimp.com , American Chronicle http://www.americanchronicle.com , Huffington Post http://www.huffingtonpost.com , Brad Blog http://www.bradblog.com , Common Dreams http://commondreams.org , Truthout http://www.truthout.org , etc. This list is certainly not complete. This writer recommends you try exploring links on your favorite sites for new sources of news.
The Washington Post revealed a Right Wing bias much like their rival, The Washington Times. They did this by launching a blatantly Right Wing website called Red America while not balancing this Right Wing site with any "Blue " counterpart. Nothing could be more blatantly partisan. You can read the full story at Media Matters http://mediamatters.org/items/200603210017 .
Greg Palast wrote an amazing column for The Guardian in London called Bush Didn't Bungle Iraq, You Fools: THE MISSION WAS INDEED ACCCOMPLISHED. Palast argues that the Iraq War was launched to prevent Iraqi oil from flooding the international market and keeping oil prices low. The column points to the dominate role Big Oil has in the Bush political machine. Palast discusses how the oil industry has been able to profit excessively from the huge increases in oil prices during Bush from tight supplies. This shocking column has been ignored in the Corporate Media. You can read the full story at Greg Palast.com http://www.gregpalast.com .
The growing scandal over electronic voting machine failures exploded in state after state. Voting machine failures created news from Texas to Maryland to Utah to Florida. The best place to start reading the many breaking stories is at Brad Blog. This column is simply not long enough to even begin to list the many daily breaking stories concerning the growing election voting scandal.
Written by Stephen Crockett (co-host of Democratic Talk Radio http://www.democratictalkradio.com ). Mail: P.O. Box 283, Earleville, Maryland 21919. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org . Phone: 443-907-2367.