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United States Silently Lifts Propaganda Ban

For decades, a so-called anti-propaganda law prevented the U.S. government's mammoth broadcasting arm from delivering programming to American audiences. But on July 2, that came silently to an end with the implementation of a new reform passed in January. The result: an unleashing of thousands of hours per week of government-funded radio and TV programs for domestic U.S. consumption in a reform initially criticized as a green light for U.S. domestic propaganda efforts. So what just happened?

Until this month, a vast ocean of U.S. programming produced by the Broadcasting Board of Governors such as Voice of America, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty and the Middle East Broadcasting Networks could only be viewed or listened to at broadcast quality in foreign countries. The programming varies in tone and quality, but its breadth is vast: It's viewed in more than 100 countries in 61 languages

http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2013/07/12/us_backs_...

There was a ban? Could have fooled me.



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is this an Onion article?

is this an Onion article?

Is it possible to read that article

without that ginormous popup asking you to log in? It makes it impossible.

Highly disturbing

and should be prohibited immediately

holy crap

This should be stopped immediately. Next thing you know the news media will exclude Ron Paul completely!.....oh wait...

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I was gonna say holy crap on my post too

but if it wasn't propoganda that brought us into Iraq, then what was else was it?

Holy mofo.

NCIS Los Angeles

Is the worse. Then a close second is Persons Of Interest, trying to make us believe spying can be used for good.

To my Liberal Trolls:
"Really Don't mind if you sit this one out. Your words but a whisper, your deafness a shout. I may make you feel, but I can't make you think."
Ian Anderson 1972

you can add NCIS- respect of

you can add
NCIS- respect of authority, ALWAYS
Continuum - Pre Prism propaganda if you think about it (maybe coincedental), although that "quality" show is still not "decided" if its for or against, i suspect, that will be dragged on for a bit
Morning BBC presenters
Season 2 of the Newsroom is up in the air, although i hope that one IS liberty orientated, not holding my breath though
Cops - enough said
Army adverts
Popcorn army movies
When was the minority report released
Minority report

and those are just the ones a remember at the moment, not to mention a rare line or two in tv and movies that go completely against the vibe of said tv or movie, well, those that arnt trying to be subtle about it

LOL.....NBC, ABC, CNN, MSNBC = Soviet Propaganda

:)

Seriously though they've been at this a long time and documents going back to the 1980's prove that.

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"Take hold of the future or the future will take hold of you." -- Patrick Dixon

Oh yeah, just "now" they'll be able to use propaganda

pfff hahahaha! what a joke. I guess this means everything prior to this was all truth. LMFAO!! Oh look, I'm just gonna snort some fluoride and go back to being asleep.

;) shhhhh

"We are not human beings having a spiritual experience; we are spiritual beings having a human experience"—Pierre Teilhard de Chardin