Editor’s Note: The article following is republished from an underground so-called alternative news site titled ‘The Daily Sheeple” which is a US-based conservative news website.
It is from a website such as this one that references are checked for news items published by mainstream media by i2P and it appears, a very large number of people in the US and around the world do the same.
Some of these particular news sites are ranked by traffic as some of the largest sites on the Internet.
The popularity of these sites grew enormously during the recent US presidential elections, and one in particular, infowars.com has been credited with having had a major impact on the election result and the stunning win by Donald Trump.
Mainstream media, with all of its fake news, misrepresentation and misreporting woke up to the potency of these media sites when their own news, predictions, polls and non-sources were suddenly exposed to the general population as being rigged in favour of Hillary Clinton, and an assault on the underground sites was immediately mounted in an attempt to stop the steep decline that has begun to appear in the readership ranks of their own publications.
What mainstream media has been guilty of over a long period of time in the fake news department, it accuses the underground sites of doing.
Part of this assault includes co-opting Google search engine to identify the underground sites listed as being dubious sources and possibly unreliable.
The assault also represents an open attack on the freedom of speech, which in all democracies represents one of the major platforms that sustains a democracy.
Australian pharmacists have already experienced the effects from mainstream media misreporting and publishing fake news items to distort the image of the pharmacy profession.
Public perceptions of pharmacy are negatively influenced and serve the corrupt ambitions of major corporations that are behind this type of news manipulation.
Politicians are also manipulated in a similar fashion to support legislation that benefits global corporations, and the “no jab-no pay” coercive legislation is one such instance, and the conflict of interest involved with politicians who brought this legislation into being goes right to the top.
So it would seem that a purge is under way supported by citizens of democratic countries who represent sufficient numbers to overturn the restriction of liberties,the falsification of news and the payments to politicians who support immoral agendas such as opening new coal mines and allowing fracking by gas producers that destroy some of the most fertile and beautiful countryside of Australia – all issues that are not agreed to by the majority of the voting population.
Donald Trump has done Australia a big favour by denouncing the Trans-Pacific Partnership Agreement that would have allowed corporate rape of Australian and US taxpayers.
i2P has yet to appear on the hit list of alternative sites but hopefully, mainstream media will destroy itself completely before it gets to us.
Meanwhile, if you want to use a good alternative search engine try goodgopher.com
This is no longer about having a different opinion or being labeled a conspiracy theorist.
This is about 100% online censorship of viewpoints, ideas, and information that governments (and the megacorporations they are in bed with) do not want you to see online.
It’s bad enough that just six megacorporations control 90+% of the media society consumes:
Note that Time Warner changed its name to “Spectrum” and then got bought-out by AT&T. Their icon is a hypnotic eyeball:
As previously reported, there’s a reason Google’s new parent company is named “Alphabet”. They will literally be controlling the exchange of information and online communication in the future.
The Wild West of the Internet is coming to an end.
It was just reported that Google/Alphabet and Facebook were going to be clamping down on so-called “fake” news sites.
Like clockwork, floating around on the Internet now is a list of these “fake” sites authored by Melissa Zimdars, assistant professor of Media and Communications at Merrimack College.
It just so happens to include almost every major alternative news site you can imagine.
She has deemed all of these sites as “false, misleading, clickbait-y, and/or satirical ‘news’ sources”.
This list, she claims, is for educational purposes only (think about what viewpoint those college students are paying to be taught), but it is being shared everywhere including by the LA Times like it’s an authoritative list from a valid, vetted, unbiased source.
It has been so revered that it might as well be the final, official list from the mouth of Google itself. In fact, the way this list is being spread is actually in a false, misleading way (oh the irony).
Zimdars has broken everything down into four categories, and even satire websites like “The Onion” on there because quote, “1.) They have the potential to perpetuate misinformation based on different audience (mis)interpretations and 2.) to make sure anyone who reads a story by The Onion, for example, understands its purpose.”
Like we live in a world where everyone is on the exact same educational and experiential level that when they read a story, we are all going to understand it in the same way. That doesn’t even make any sense and it isn’t the job of Google or the government to make sure your grandma knows whether or not a story in “The Onion” is “real” or not.
She also tells people to check information out with Snopes, which has been caught blatantly lying and using logical fallacies in its so-called “fact checking,” and Wikipedia, which can be altered by anyone anywhere at any time, to find out if a website is a good source of information or not.
On top of that, she says the sources that she trusts include government-funded NPR, Bilderberg attendee The Washington Post, Council on Foreign Relations partner The Atlantic, and blatantly biased (especially in its 2016 election coverage) The New York Times.
How does that make her qualified to create such a list when she’s obviously biased to begin with?
Using Wikipedia to fact check information was a huge no-no back when I was in college… I remember one lesson in a journalism class specifically reinforcing that Wikipedia was not a reliable resource, as did many of my English courses on paper writing.
Zimdars goes on to note that The Huffington Post and Fox News are not yet included on the list (when they quite obviously should be), but she never once mentions MSNBC or CNN — clearly exposing her political leanings, as both lean full left. Both are biased through and through, and both completely misrepresented coverage of Hillary Clinton during the election just like NYT, while both have conversely censored information in the past about topics like the CDC whistleblower and the revelations of Wikileaks’ Podesta emails (except to misleadingly blame the leak on Russia, an establishment talking point which has never been proven).
Here’s the list below. You will notice right away that mainstream media sources are glaringly absent, even though Wikileaks and other sources have proven over time how biased and dishonest many mainstream sources are.
Talk about living in George Orwell’s 1984…
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Melissa Dykes is a writer, researcher, and analyst for The Daily Sheepleand a co-creator of Truthstream Media with Aaron Dykes, a site that offers teleprompter-free, unscripted analysis of The Matrix we find ourselves living in. Melissa and Aaron also recently launched Revolution of the Method and Informed Dissent. Wake the flock up!