Real News meets Truthdig Paul Jay speaks with Robert Scheer Robert Scheer of Truthdig talks about the state of the world. Bottom line: Enough about Trump and Russia. We’ve got real problems that need addressing. Are we going to start analyzing things intelligently or are we going to forever play “gotcha” with the other side? Brasscheck TV needs your help Brasscheck TV relies on viewer contributions to keep going Donate...Read More
Category: The war against journalism
From Upton Sinclair to cyberspace An old story with a new chapter today Brasscheck’s founder talks about the 100 year war on independent journalism, right up to the present day. Now the battleground is the Internet. We start with the story of Upton Sinclair’s book “The Brass Check”, the finest critique of the US news media ever written. At the time he published it, Sinclair was one of the most popular writers on earth with his work being translated into over twenty languages. In retaliation for “outing” them, the mass media commenced a multi-decade attack on his reputation, blunting...Read More
The new press censorship in the US The gloves come off Real reporters can’t get their work on mainstream news. So they create their own channels on the Internet. Corporate America has found a new way to shut them down: Work with crooked cops, judges and prosecutors to arrest them on charges that put them at risk of DECADES in jail. Note: I’m not a big “global warming” guy because I see that battle cry as a scam to set us up to accept a carbon tax. That said I am well aware of the predations of the oil...Read More
“Willful disruption of government process” Obama got the ball rolling on this Reporter arrested for asking questions. The charge: “Willful disruption of government process.” Obama got the ball rolling on this kind of thing and Trump & Co. is taking it to the goal line. We’re seeing this kind of thing with greater regularity, but it’s nothing new. Journalist Greg Palast was looking into the 73,000 person prison-like camp set up next to an Exxon oil refinery for levee failure victims from New Orleans. He was charged by Homeland Security with a CRIMINAL complaint for trespassing and filming ‘”critical...Read More
How to help Support Brascheck TV Click here to learn how you can support BrassheckTV Because we have been around longer than almost any independent news source on Internet – 20 years this years… …We have been subject to more dirty tricks than most, but a lot of this is new to relative new comers. Now the gloves are off and the corporate state is dropping the hammer on all of what’s left of alternative news on the Internet. There’s only one way outlets like Brassheck TV can survive… Click here to learn how you can support BrassheckTV Brasscheck...Read More
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