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Why did western MSM become a conduit for western elite narratives? When did the emphasis on reporting reality morph into support for the status quo? How did western MSM come to be a willing helper of Neocons?

Why is the West engaging in murder by media?
MURDER BY WESTERN MEDIA

Those of sufficient years will recall how during the Vietnam war the mainstream media of the United States nightly broadcast independent news of the war.

This reporting was instrumental in bringing the war to an end & without doubt saved many lives.
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During the Vietnam war journalists were very brave in most cases. They traveled close to the front lines & reported from there.

They were not content to receive information by phone from the @StateDept, or via briefings from them or from the @USArmy.
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What happened to the ethos of objective reporting?

Of doing the hard work by investigating in the field?

How did we reach the point where we can hardly say there are any true journalists or actual journalism across the spectrum of western MSM outlets?
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The lesson learned about media coverage of war by US political elites was that journalists must, by some means be made to mirror their narratives.

They became embedded in army units & provided w/ daily briefings.

They became controllable men & women.
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Embedding of reporters (not journalists) during US wars involved a significant change in procedure & mentality.

An ongoing relationship of dependency was formed & instant access to "usable material" for little effort.

What could possibly go wrong?
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In addition to embedding reporters & conditioning them via daily briefings there was also a change in mentality.

Journalists had been independent spirits seeking 'the truth' on the theaters of war, no matter who it offended, annoyed or blamed.

No more.
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The mentality of those who came after the independent-minded & often heroic journalists is worth inspecting.

What motivates the new breed of desk-jockeys? What makes them tick?

How removed are they from the people & issues they report & comment upon?
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We live in an age of highly paid media elites.

The days when journalists earned their pay by sending articles from the front lines are gone.

Now it is a sedentary occupation.

It is only necessary to attend briefings at the @StateDept for your "news".
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The 6-corporations setting the narratives broadcast by U.S. media need a 24 hour flow of product. The US state is more than willing to provide it to @AP or @Reuters.

Why wouldn’t they?

It is exactly the convenient tool they need to mold the narrative.
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Invitations to lunches, "special events", "exclusive" briefings for VIP media reps, all commonplace.

Opportunities for access over wine & canapes in the elite offices of the US state.

Two elites meet & find they have much in common.

They form a bond.
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Constant activity by the CIA is dedicated to molding the narrative channeled by reporters.

Face to face meeting of minds, special invitations to go over "information". Personal relationship are formed.

The grooming is subtle, persuasive & v. effective.
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Reporters belong to an elite of their own.

They live lives not so different from those in political circles they report upon.

They are in roughly the same class though of course not at the same level of wealth/status. But with as much or more influence.
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The incestuous relationship between reporters & US elites cannot be over-emphasized.

It is a relationship involving a daily ritual.

It is a symbiotic relationship of mutual self-help. Narratives are agreed.

It is a very cozy, profitable relationship.
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The media moguls & boards of directors of the six corporations controlling most mass media in the USA have an unhealthily close relationship to US politicians.

Their output is no longer feared by the US political elite as it once was.

It is used.
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US MSM is cozily, lazily & profitably in the pocket of the US state.

When a regime change target like Venezuela is chosen media cheerleaders automatically channel the “right” narrative to the millions who still think in terms of real news not propaganda.
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US media is a travesty, a compliant whore paid in information product for services to the state.

Thousands of staff are in lockstep with partners at the @StateDept who provide a living & generously save them from the hard work of investigating the facts.
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The end result?

Support for US regime change wars.

An unwavering, uncritical acceptance of all the US state says & an enthusiastic willingness to channel its narratives.

They would protest vehemently at this notion.

However, it is completely obvious.
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US media is actively working to assist Trump, Bolton & Pompeo with regime change in #Venezuela.

It is easily observable fact.

Venezuelans have died due it.

Western MSM has done all it can to assist.

It amounts observably to murder by mass media.
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