Shadowy Manipulation

Inside the Shadowy Manipulation of American Journalists

http://readersupportednews.org/opinion2/277-75/26087-focus-inside-the-shadowy-manipulation-of-american-journalists

One of the most critical points illustrated by all of this tawdry influence-peddling is the alignment driving so much of US policy in that region. The key principals of Camstoll have hard-core neoconservative backgrounds. Here they are working hand in hand with neocon journalists to publicly trash a new enemy of Israel, in service of the agenda of Gulf dictators. This is the bizarre neocon/Israel/Gulf-dictator coalition now driving not only U.S. policy but, increasingly, U.S. discourse as well.

 

What’s the Difference Between Fox News and Oxford University Press?

http://www.commondreams.org/views/2012/04/05/whats-difference-between-fox-news-and-oxford-university-press

 

Are Therapists Seeing a New Kind of Attachment?

http://www.alternet.org/how-modern-life-making-us-addicted-and-insane?

By the early ’90s, I was aware of another increasingly potent solvent of family ties: the nonstop distraction of work and culture, which further fragmented parents’ attention into tiny shards. Even when parents were physically with their children, they were often too busy to be genuinely with them.

 

Reversing The Edward Bernays Effect

http://www.activistpost.com/2013/08/reversing-edward-bernays-effect.html

This tactic of psychological manipulation, control and deceit has spawned into a world-wide media propaganda practice (which he personally developed for the CIA) that has proven venomous and destructive, and that has been directly and indirectly responsible for the death of tens of millions of people in the past century alone.

 

“What about building 7?” A social psychological study of online discussion of 9/11 conspiracy theories.

http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/23847577

Conspiracist comments were more likely to explicitly put forward an account than conventionalist comments were. In addition, conspiracists were more likely to express mistrust and made more positive and fewer negative references to other conspiracy theories. The data also indicate that conspiracists were largely unwilling to apply the “conspiracy theory” label to their own beliefs and objected when others did so, lending support to the long-held suggestion that conspiracy belief carries a social stigma.

 

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