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Court Ruling: Citizen Journalists Have Same First Amendment Protections as Major Media Outlets

Written by on February 2, 2014 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
Court Ruling: Citizen Journalists Have Same First Amendment Protections as Major Media Outlets

Citizen journalists and bloggers share the same rights as established journalists, according to the Ninth Circuit Court. The ruling came as a result of a defamation suit brought in Oregon against blogger Crystal Cox by the Obsidian Finance Group after she alleged they were guilty of fraud and other crimes.

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Pete Seeger, Champion of Folk Music and Social Change, Dies at 94 (Plus Pete Sings “Forever Young”)

Written by on January 28, 2014 in Conscious Art, Films and Music, Conscious Living with 0 Comments
Pete Seeger, Champion of Folk Music and Social Change, Dies at 94 (Plus Pete Sings “Forever Young”)

Pete Seeger, the singer, folk-song collector and songwriter who spearheaded an American folk revival and spent a long career championing folk music as both a vital heritage and a catalyst for social change, died on Monday in Manhattan. He was 94.

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Incredible Timelapse Birth of a Rose Flower and a Water Lily in Bloom

Written by on January 28, 2014 in Conscious Art, Films and Music with 0 Comments
Incredible Timelapse Birth of a Rose Flower and a Water Lily in Bloom

Incredible time-lapse video footage showing the birth of a rose flower and a water lily in bloom

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Conspiracy Theorist vs. Coincidence Theorist and The Importance of Alternative Media

Written by on January 27, 2014 in Media & Arts with 3 Comments
Conspiracy Theorist vs. Coincidence Theorist and The Importance of Alternative Media

The impact and significance of alternative media continues to grow every day. Critics from the mainstream like to discard it as an outlet for conspiracy theories and amateur journalism. Is it really this simple? Or is the mainstream media becoming aware of this fast-growing underground movement that seems to start threatening their very existence? What is conspiracy and what is coincidence? And which alternative media project is the boldest so far?

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“The News” [Juice Rap News]

Written by on January 26, 2014 in Media & Arts with 0 Comments
“The News” [Juice Rap News]

“The News”. It’s the most viral meme of reality on the planet: if it’s not on “the News” it didn’t happen – right? Welcome to Season 2 of Juice Rap News, in which intrepid anchorman Robert Foster embarks on a new era of adversarial rap journalism by casting a critical eye on the paradigm that shapes our collective reality each night; featuring a smorgasbord of guests, from the stalwart General Baxter and Terence Moonseed having a friendly chat on about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), to our special correspondents in Russia and the Colonies.

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Operation Mockingbird Exposed: Congressional Hearing Proves The CIA Controls Mainstream Media!

Written by on January 25, 2014 in Corporate Controlled Media with 5 Comments
Operation Mockingbird Exposed: Congressional Hearing Proves The CIA Controls Mainstream Media!

In 1948, the Office of Policy Coordination, would would become the covert action branch of the CIA. It was under this program that Operation Mockingbird, a domestic propaganda campaign aimed at promoting the views of the CIA within the media, began. All in all, 25 major publications would provide cover for CIA operatives, with 400 operatives being a low estimate to the number of people employed by the operation. Journalists would plant fabricated stories, and cover international events with a purpose of casting the CIA’s agenda in a positive light.

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