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Pentagon Military Analysts

SERIOUSLY?! Pentagon Finds No Fault In Its Ties To TV Analysts

New York Times | Posted 12.24.2011 | Politics

A Pentagon public relations program that sought to transform high-profile military analysts into "surrogates" and "message force multipliers" for the ...

An executive order would repeal "Don't ask, don't tell"

Irene Monroe | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Irene Monroe

This week Lady Gaga joined Maine's rally to send a message to the state's two moderate Republican senators, Susan Collins and Olympia Snowe, asking th...

Pentagon Knowingly Exposed U.S. Soldiers To Toxic Waste: Leaked Memo

Huffington Post | Stuart Whatley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The Pentagon allegedly endangered U.S. soldiers by implementing and covering-up dangerously toxic waste-incineration practices at Balad Airbase in Ira...

Jason Linkins

Scritti Politti: February 27, 2009

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

I quite liked Mark McKinnon's piece in The Daily Beast, today, about Twitter "jumping the shark." I especially liked his admonition that we all must ...

Jason Linkins

Rumsfeld On 2006 Election: "The Correction For That...Is An Attack"

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

An ongoing exploration of the documents related to the Pentagon's "message force multipliers" program has unearthed a clip of former Defense Secretary...

Jason Linkins

'Message Force Multiplier' Scandal: Networks Assailed For 'Deafening Silence'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Calderone and Avi Zenilman run down the ongoing effort to get network and cable news outlets to come clean on their use of "message force mult...

Sam Stein

Top Democrat: Investigate "Potentially Illegal" Military Propaganda Program

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

One of Congress' leading progressive figures sent a harsh letter to the Department of Defense on Friday demanding an investigation into reports of an ...

Why Big Media is Mum about Its Propaganda Habit

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Timothy Karr

The Bush administration's propaganda wouldn't have spread far if it weren't for its cozy relationship with media outlets like Fox, ABC, NBC, CBS and CNN.

Shameful Days: Why Won't The Media Pursue the Pentagon Propaganda Scandal?

Arianna Huffington | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Arianna Huffington

The near-complete blackout on the Pentagon propaganda story, self-imposed by the culpable news organizations, is a despicable abdication of their role as a constitutionally protected check on our government. Read More Probing a Political Paradox: Why the Discredited Right Still Sets the Agenda and Dominates the Debate How is it that the 28 percent of the population that continues to support George W. Bush no matter how many bodies pile up in Iraq, how many jobs disappear overseas, or how high gas prices get, continues to dominate our politics? Read More Watch Arianna On: Good Morning America, 20/20, Charlie Rose, Real Time, The Situation Room, AC 360, CNN's Election Center, and MobLogic TV

Jason Linkins

Times Let 'Pentagon Pipeline' Story Die On Its Front Page

HuffingtonPost.com | Jason Linkins | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The aftermath of the story, for the Times, has been one of scant follow-up, lost scoops, and poor comparison when set alongside similar journalistic efforts.

Obama, Clinton Respond To Pentagon Analysts Story, McCain And Networks Remain Silent

The Nation | Ari Melber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Hillary Clinton's campaign finally came out against the Bush administration's secret program to promote Iraq policy through television analysts on Mon...

Unearthed: News of the Week the Mainstream Media Forgot to Report

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Robert F. Kennedy Jr. and Brendan DeMelle

Alabama Governor Don Siegelman, fresh out of jail, talked to us about his Karl Rove-induced prosecution. He now has clear proof that his 2002 election was stolen by the GOP.

Hidden Pentagon Hand Helped Shape Network Military Analysts

New York Times | David Barstow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In the summer of 2005, the Bush administration confronted a fresh wave of criticism over Guantánamo Bay. The detention center had just been branded "...