(AP/Helen Allman) Protesters dressed up as Rupert Murdoch, center, with puppets of British Prime Minister David Cameron, left, and then Minister of Culture (now Health Secretary) Jeremy Hunt, demonstrate outside High Court in London, April 2012

How the mainstream media became a neo-Stalinist propaganda regime for wealthy neocons

by Nafeez Ahmed

This in-depth special report is part of the Media Reform Coalition’s ‘media democracy’ series of think pieces.
Exclusive video report based on our Media Reform Coalition think-piece

John Pilger once wrote that journalism is the first casualty of war.

In the aftermath of the Paris attacks, as governments push forward with new legislation on mass surveillance and anti-terror powers, as the drumbeat for more war in Syria intensifies, the need for journalism that operates in the public interest cannot be underestimated.

But we are far from that lofty goal.

… READ MORE: INSURGEintelligence’s full special report is published at the Media Reform Coalition website.

And above you can watch INSURGE’s accompanying exclusive video report based on this think-piece, produced by Scenes of Reason.