Propaganda In, Propaganda Out
There must be about 4 Americans left who still believe that our country is the pinnacle of truth and justice, but for the rest of us, here is an interesting vision of the [tag]US propaganda machine[/tag], culled from diverse sources.
In this morning’s NY Times, there is an article about [tag]TV Marti[/tag], an uplifting US-based reality TV sunbeam, lasered by special airplane down to Cuba’s huddled masses.
The federal [tag]International Broadcasting Bureau[/tag], which also operates the Voice of America, says the purpose of Radio and TV MartÃ is to broadcast â€œaccurate and objective news and informationâ€ to Cuba, where news is tightly controlled by the government.
although not all agree with this assessment:
‘The really shrill, outrageous kind of stuff they broadcast has no credibility in Cuba,’ said John Nichols, a communications professor at Pennsylvania State University who studies Radio and TV MartÃ.
Who to believe?
This interesting display of worldwide [tag]Newsweek[/tag] covers that is circulating around the ROWWW (Rest-of-World-Wide-Web) might help inquiring minds see more clearly:
Regrettably, I wasn’t able to find an example of Newsweek’s cover for Cuban distribution to complete this entry.