How the mainstream media became a neo-Stalinist propaganda regime for wealthy neocons
by Nafeez Ahmed
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.