OEN contributors often target the US media for not providing adequate or accurate news about the rest of the world, but it's difficult to identify precise examples of a failure. Today's Global Public Square, Fareed Zakaria's signature Sunday program, provides a glaring indictment of US media practices.
The Russian president's answer to Zakaria's questions were translated simultaneously, but the answer to the question about the reason for anti-Russian sanctions was cut and spliced several times, turning it into gibberish. After you listen to CNN, go to this link, https://www.rt.com/news/347236-putin-quotes-petersburg-forum
/ to read what Putin actually said and you will have an idea of the lengths to which the US media goes to distort US-Russia relations. Putin said that the coup in Ukraine was to justify NATO's existence.
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