Citizen Action Monitor

Was CBC’s coverage of Juan Guaidó’s failed coup a propaganda attempt at “Manufacturing Consent”? 2/3

Can Manufacturing Consent provide criteria by which to evaluate CBC’s coverage as propaganda? No 2476 Posted by fw, May 26, 2019 In Part 1, I asked readers to reflect on … Continue reading

May 26, 2019

Was CBC’s coverage of Juan Guaidó’s failed coup a propaganda attempt at “Manufacturing Consent”? 1/3

Judge for yourself – Watch video of CBC’s coverage; Read detailed description of video; Take a look at brief intro to “Manufacturing Consent” as propaganda model. No 2475 Posted by … Continue reading

May 19, 2019

“What if Seattle is dying and we don’t even know it” – Ruination of Seattle exposed in shocking video

Seattle’s government in denial – City’s website ignores gravity of breakdown. No 2474 Posted by fw, May 17, 2019 “Breaking News leads KOMO News @ 11 p.m. on May 15 … Continue reading

May 17, 2019

Venezuela: As suffering of poorest worsens, Trudeau-Freeland blunder ahead without moral compass

Ottawa’s abetting of US-led illegal sanctions loots Venezuelan economy, contributes to deaths of 40,000 over past two years No 2473 Posted by fw, May 12, 2019 “The effort Justin Trudeau … Continue reading

May 12, 2019

When it comes to fully explaining the global predicament we’re facing, the story is totally inaccurate

Our focus on climate change as the main problem has diverted our attention from significant other resource and environmental problems. No 2472 Posted by fw, May 10, 2019 “The climate … Continue reading

May 10, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez’ vision of a Green New Deal is futile if it’s executed within a capitalist system

Any movement that doesn’t confront the power and wealth of the ruling elites will be undermined and eventually destroyed. No 2471 Posted by fw, May 9, 2019 “A Green New … Continue reading

May 9, 2019

Ottawa reaffirms support for US-led regime change in Venezuela, despite Guaidó’s failed coup attempt

Trudeau makes pitch to Cubans to cloak “savage imperialist aggression in ‘humanitarian’ and ‘democratic’ garb.” No 2470 Posted by fw, May 9, 2019 “In the wake of the failure of … Continue reading

May 9, 2019

Dimitri Lascaris exposes myths perpetrated by US, Canada, EU to support Venezuelan coup attempt

VIDEO: Lascaris’ slams PM Trudeau, Foreign Minister Freeland, and CBC’s Adrienne Arsenault for Manufacturing Consent. No 2469 Posted by fw, May 5, 2019 “The primary basis of his [Guaidó’s] presidency … Continue reading

May 5, 2019

Response to CBC Ombudsperson’s dismissal of complaints re Venezuelan coverage

Criticisms raised by complainants are valid — “CBC’s overall coverage was one-sided and tilted against Maduro,” says Helga Wintal No 2468 Posted by fw, May 4, 2019 “In conclusion, I … Continue reading

May 4, 2019

CBC Ombudsperson responds to Helga Wintal’s letter of complaint re National News Venezuelan coverage

Ombudsperson dismisses complaints, concludes CBC is making “appropriate efforts to be accurate, balanced and impartial.” No 2467 Posted by fw, May 3, 2019 Just to recap: On February 19, 2019, … Continue reading

May 3, 2019