Gilbert Doctorow ~> What is wrong with Russian state television news reporting on the Ukraine war

Gilbert Doctorow

In Western mainstream media and in Western expert journals, we find the nearly universal characterization of Russian news reporting on the Ukraine war as “disinformation.”

The reader will not be surprised when I say this is all rubbish: what they are saying in the West is state sponsored propaganda and nothing more.

When these same Western journalists and experts speak about specific Russian television hosts and programs, they frequently attack the talk show host Vladimir Solovyov and the presenter of News on Sunday, Dmitry Kiselyov. Both present the most watched news programs in the country, and Western observers uniformly condemn them for supporting Vladimir Putin and his “war of aggression” in Ukraine. These condemnations cost Solovyov his villa in Italy, where authorities have sanctioned him and suspended his property rights. It is hard to think of any other case globally where a mere journalist in another country has been…

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About michael burgwin

A child of the peace and antiWar movements, a Truther with self-diagnosed Opposition Defiance Disorder, formerly politically liberal tho now politically marooned, and Post-Doomer, on any issue, I trend to the conspiracy side, sort through the absurd, fantastical and insane, until I find firm ground usually located just the other side of the censorship firewall of propaganda and orthodoxy, dogma, and other either / or thinking.
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