Mainstream Media Lying
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AARONS, Mark. Aarons & Loftus: "The hidden parts of history, the covert sides, are far more orderly and rational, but can be seen and understood only if you are told where to look. The holes in history are what makes sense of the thing"
ADAMS, John. US second president: "Liberty cannot be preserved without a general knowledge among the People ... [re] the characters and conduct of their rulers"
ATWOOD, Margaret. Canadian novelist: “Powerlessness and silence go together"
AUSTEN, Jane. Great English novelist: "Could they [atrocities] be perpetrated without being known, in a country like this, where social and literary intercourse is on such a footing, where every man is surrounded by a neighbourhood of voluntary spies, and where roads and newspapers lay everything open?" [Yes!Yes!Yes!]
AUSTRALIAN ABC holocaust ignoring over 4.4 million victim Iraqi Holocaust and Iraqi Genocide: when is holocaust ignoring holocaust denial and massive lying?
Australian ABC ignores holocaust and genocide atrocities
AUSTRALIAN MSM IGNORE horrendous Australian child sexual abuse - 4.4 million Australian adults have been sexually abused as children
BALLARD. John Graham. In science fiction writer J.G. Ballard's story “The secret history of World War III” this huge event is buried in day-to-day media reportage
BRADBURY, Ray. Science fiction story character on reading newspapers: "But then I saw what I was doing: I was believing what I read"
BURCHETT, Wilfrid. Famous Australian journalist: "To be able to speak to Russians, Chinese, Vietnamese, Koreans, Cambodians as a friend but completely independent, enables me to do and say things others may not"
BURKE, Edmund. Attributed to British writer and orator Edmund Burke: “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing”
CAREY, Peter. Top Australian writer: "If you really want to know what's happening [in] the world, you go out and get drunk with journalists and they will tell you what isn't in the papers"
DELANE, John Thadeus. "The Times" editor on war reportage (1854): "Continue to tell as much truth as you can"
ETHICAL WRITERS expose egregious Mainstream media lying
FEELEY, Tom. Tom Feeley's "Information Clearing House" exposes "how the presstitutes lie to America"
FORNA, Aminatta. British-Sierra Leone author on lying by omission, "A version of the truth that puts them in a good light...The silent lie”
HANSEN, James. Top US climate scientist: "Today most media, even publicly-supported media, are pressured to balance every climate story with opinions of contrarians, climate change deniers, as if they had equal scientific credibility"
HEMINGWAY, Ernest. Nobel Prize-winning author slams lying malreportage and propaganda ignoring the butchery of World War 1
HERSH, Seymour. Top US journalist: "pathetic" US media & re alleged killing of Osama bin Laden: "it’s one big lie, not one word of it is true"
HUGHES, Robert. Expatriate Australian art critic on the nature and cultural consequences media and politician lying about the horrors of World War 1
INFORMATION CLEARING HOUSE: "How The Presstitutes Lie To America. Example: How The Press Has Become A Tool Of Our Government"
JEFFERSON. Thomas. American Founding Father on the unacceptability of silence: “All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent”
JESUS CHRIST: "Beware of false prophets, which come to you in sheep’s clothing, but inwardly they are ravening wolves. Ye shall know them by their fruits"
KING, Martin Luther. Great American civil rights leader: “Our lives begin to end the day we become silent about the things that matter”
KINGSOLVER, Barbara. US writer: "newspapers have a duty to truth... [but] they tell the truth only as the exception"
KJELDSEN, Matt. US writer & composer: "the details of the critical events shaping our destinies are being systematically edited and the good people of this country are being blatantly lied to and deceitfully programmed"
LENDMAN, Stephen. Humane US commentator on Mainstream media lying: "Readers, viewers and listeners are systematically betrayed. They’re lied to."
LINCOLN, Abraham. Abraham Lincoln: “To stand in silence when they should be protesting makes cowards out of men”
LLOYD GEORGE, David. UK WW1 PM about Western Front: "If the people really knew [the truth] the war would be stopped tomorrow. But of course they don't know and can't know"
MACGREGOR, Jim. Scots doctor exposes lying corporate media as key agents of neo-fascism (corporatism)
MAINSTREAM MEDIA PRESSTITUTES. Journalist, politician and corporate presstitutes endlessly deceive the public
MENCKEN, H.L. Great US writer: "The men that American people admire most extravagantly are the most daring liars; the men they detest the most violently are those who try to tell them the truth."
MILLAR, Robert C. Journalist on false reports in war "released for publication even though the people responsible knew they were untrue"
MILLER, Arthur. "Society must somehow make sense ... And so the evidence has to be internally denied."
MOLIERE. Great French playwright: "It is public scandal that constitutes offence, and to sin in secret is not to sin at all"
MONTAIGNE, Michel de: great French Renaissance sceptic essayist : “In plain truth, lying is an accursed vice. We are not men, nor have other tie upon one another, but by our word. If we did but discover the horror and gravity of it, we should pursue it with fire and sword, and more justly than other crimes"
MOORE, Richard K. "From that [truth-delivering] red-pill perspective, everyday media-consensus reality--like the Matrix in the film--is seen to be a fabricated collective illusion"
NASH, Paul. British World War 1 soldier and war artist on using art to tell the "bitter truth" to warmongers
OPEN LETTER to the ABC (Australia's BBC) about censorship by the ABC and The Conversation of numerous eminent anti-racists wanting human rights for Palestinians
ORWELL, George. Devastating quotes from the author of "1984" and "Animal Farm".
PECK, Morgan Scott. US psychiatrist: “Any group will remain inevitably potentially conscienceless and evil until such time as each and every individual holds himself or herself directly responsible for the behavior of the whole group"
PILGER, John . Top journalist on good journalists: "those who retain pride in our craft of truth-telling, no matter how unpopular and unpalatable the truth. The rest is not journalism"
POLYA, Gideon. Dr Gideon Polya: "subversion of the Western democracies that have become neo-fascist, corporatist Murdochracies (Big Money buys public perception and votes) and Lobbyocracies (Big Money buys politicians, parties, policies and elections)"
ROBERTS, Paul Craig. US "Father of Reaganomics": "Americans live in a rigged system in which propaganda determines the public’s awareness and consciousness. Americans, or most of them, live in the Matrix... Washington’s phony wars based on lies and phony economy based on rigged statistics"
ROY, Arundhati. Famed Indian writer: "the ultimate privilege of the élite is not just their deluxe lifestyles, but deluxe lifestyles with a clear conscience"
RUSSELL, William Howard. One of first war correspondents: "Am I to tell these things? or am I to hold my tongue?"
SARAMAGO, José. Nobel laureate writer on history & unanswered inquiry: "because he wouldn’t know or because he doesn’t want to"
SHADOWS OF LIBERTY - a major new film exposes how oligopoly corporate mainstream media (MSM) lies, censors and covers up the Awful Truth
SINCLAIR, Upton. Great US writer: “It is difficult to get a man to understand something if his salary depends upon his not understanding it”.
STONE, I.F. Outstanding US journalist: "about being a journalist all you have to remember is two words: governments lie"
SUGIMOTO, Yoshio. Sociologist: "[Government- and organization-provided] kisha kurabu (reporters' clubs)... obliquely control the way in which it [information] is reported to the public"
SWANN, Ben. Award-winning US journalist: "Our culture is truth deficient. The historical centers of truth have broken down""
SWINTON, John. US editor on journalists: "We are the jumping jacks, they pull the strings and we dance. Our talents, our possibilities and our lives are all the property of other men. We are intellectual prostitutes"
TWAIN, Mark. Great American novelist on "the silent lie - the deception which one conveys by simply keeping still and concealing the truth"
VENTURINI, Georgio (George). Outstanding Australian professor on media oligopoly, constraint on effective free speech & censorship in neo-fascist Murdochracy Australia
VIDAL, Gore. Famous US writer slams lying: "Unlike most Americans who lie all the time, I hate lying...television which could just perpetrate lies everywhere into this society and does and did"
VOLTAIRE critique of corruption of English freedom of speech by "party feeling and party spirit"
WASHINGTONSBLOG. US blog exposing Mainstream media lying
ZINN, Howard. Anti-racist Jewish American historian on moral action: “There is no act too small, no act too bold. The history of social change is the history of millions of actions, small and large, coming together at points in history and creating a power that governments cannot suppress"