"Many people, especially
ignorant people, want to punish you for speaking the truth, for
Never apologize for being correct, or for being years ahead of
If you're right and you know it, speak your mind.
Even if you are a minority of one, the truth is still the truth."
COMMITTED TO THE TRUTH
"In many respects, the
Fourth Estate has become the fifth column of democracy, colluding
with the powers that be in a culture of deception that subverts
the thing most necessary to freedom, and that is the truth."
Frank Scott / Mateo Pimentel / Greg Maybury / Roberto Sirvent
"In the United States,
concentrated media - Big Media - may have replaced Big Brother
as the principal danger to the open public dialogue that makes
Martin Kaplan, 2007
Tim King / John Rachel / Anthony James Hall / Sylvain Laforest
"TV has long been trapped
in an oppositional format. Conflict makes for drama. Actual intelligent
discussion is too boring. If somebody is not shot or defamed every
thirty seconds the audience may turn the channel. It's amazing
that millions of human beings still tune into this trash."
Leonard Savin / Brian Becker / Carey McWilliams / Marga Osman
"A Truth Emergency reflects
cumulative failures of the fourth estate to act as a truly free
press. This truth emergency is seen in inadequate coverage of
fraudulent elections, pseudo 9/11 investigations, illegal preemptive
wars, torture camps, doctored intelligence, and domestic surveillance.
Reliable information on these issues is systematically missing
in corporate media outlets, where the vast majority of the American
people continue to turn for news and information."
Peter Phillips and Mickey Huff
Donald Liebich / Neal Barnard, MD / John Chuckman / Michael K
"Americans have been manipulated
by the elites in government and its allies in state propaganda
(otherwise known as the "mainstream media") to accept,
particularly post-9/11, the deeply anti-American proposition that
we must yield our privacy and Constitutionally-guaranteed civil
liberties to a government that promises it will not abuse its
increased power over us but will only use it to keep us safe.
These promises have been over and over again proven to be lies.
Government is not targeting terrorism or terrorists: they are
targeting average American citizens"
"The media is a Counter-Intelligence
organisation. The media backs every war. The role of the media
and embedded historians is to surround the truth with a bodyguard