More Reasons Not to Trust the News!

Hitler and Stalin had the media in their countries under their brutal thumbs. Is this the direction in which we’re heading? Ominous signs are emerging, as Larry Sparano explains in this On Target Editorial:

Deny Science –Spread Covid-19

Although Trump is right about using hydroxychloroquine to effectively combat Covid-19, he’s been dead wrong about his initial non-scientific conclusions that the Coronavirus was overblown, and under control. In this conversation with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York, Larry Sparano talks about how Science Denial is being used by politicians to further their own agendas:

 

 

Ministries of Propaganda: The State of News Today?

Wherever you turn for news today, analysts and commentators, often disguised as “reporters” are yelling, screaming, and distorting what is supposed to be real information. Why is this happening, and how much worse will it get? That’s what On Target’s Larry Sparano and veteran AP newsman Bryant Thomas are chewing on today:

Manufacturing Consent: Brainwashing now in High Gear

It’s been more than three decades since Noam Chomsky and Edward Herman published their landmark book, “Manufacturing Consent.” It exposed how media shapes thought and how news outlets and reporters are used to carry the party line and control dissent in the U.S. and other nations. Has anything changed in the years since? Is media now less or more controlled by the power elites? Here’s On Target’s Larry Sparano, in discussion with Kent Garrett of WIOX Radio New York:

Trump and Hannity

Trump’s “State News” –Just Fox, or All the Networks?

Trump and Hannity, pictured above: That pretty much says it all about the incestuous relationship between Trump and Fox News. In a recent article in the New Yorker magazine Jane Mayer details that relationship, which she says is the closest we’ve come to official “State News.” Here’s a discussion on that article between On-Target’s Larry Sparano and Kent Garrett of Wiox Radio New York: