The “Dangerous to Our Democracy” Viral Video and its Hypocritical Media Coverage

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A video compilation proving that countless local news networks read the same exact scripts around the United States is a chilling reminder of the Orwellian, heavily controlled nature of mass media. Even more chilling: The media coverage of this video.

Yes, what is happening in this video is indeed “extremely dangerous to our democracy”. The viral video, posted online by Deadspin, mashes together segments from a variety of television stations owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group – the largest television station operator in the United States. Dozens of newscasters, reduced to the state of word-parroting drones, are seen reciting the same script, one that obviously came from “above”. The creepy, Orwellian vibe emanating from the video and its clever editing clearly highlights the fact that mass media is owned by a few mega-companies.

In a twist of irony, the script read by the newscasters ominously warns viewers about “fake and biased news circulating on social media”, the same way Big Brother frowns against “thoughtcrime” in Orwell’s 1984.

While the video highlights the propaganda function of mass media, it was spun by mass media to generate … propaganda.

Media Spin

Shortly after the video went viral, major news outlets responded with engineered outrage and disgust. It did not take long before the blame was put on Sinclair, a “conservative, pro-Trump media conglomerate”.

A headline about the video using the words “pro-Trump” and “conservative” to deflect the true nature of the problem.
A CNN headline about the compilation video.

Superstar newscaster Dan Rather published an angry tweet about the video.

The video, which highlights a major problem that is rampant across all mass media, is used to attack one specific company: Sinclair Broadcast Group. CNN is already reporting that Kentucky Democrat candidate Amy McGrath is pulling ads from Sinclair stations and is calling for a boycott. Is Sinclair the only company guilty of such news tampering? Of course not.

The fact that media sources are attempting to frame this issue in a liberal vs conservative debate only highlights the mediocrity, the lack of objectivity and the complete bias of modern journalism. If journalists were actually about “unbiased” facts, they would point out that all media sources are owned by a handful of conglomerates which are connected to the same world elite.

Not About Liberals vs Conservatives

If one closely watches the above video, one can easily note that the same script was read on CBS, ABC, NBC, and FOX networks. That means it was read on EVERY major television network in the United States, and these stations are owned by mega companies that are represented in elite organizations such as the Council on Foreign Relations, the Bilderberg group and so forth. NBC is owned by Comcast; CBS is owned by Viacom; ABC is owned by the Walt Disney Company; Fox TV stations are owned by 21st Century Fox which was sold to … the Walt Disney Company.

The fact that the local news are scripted from above is far from new. This has been happening for decades. Here are a few examples from several years ago.

Mass media is currently spinning the story in order to turn it into a political debate and to attack one specific company.

By doing so, it purposely ignores the core truth about the video. The news segment was about not trusting “fake news on social media”. Mass media created the term “fake news” to censor and suppress real, factual news that go against the elite’s interests and that reveal unflattering truths (i.e. pedogate).

In recent years, a growing number of people have been learning important facts through “alternative” news. This has struck the elite with intense fear and panic, causing it to use all of its mass media control to deliver Orwellian warnings about “fake news”. This is what the newscasters were forced to recite on the news. This is not about liberals versus conservatives. This is about truth-seeking journalism versus elite-sponsored propaganda.


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DeeLish
DeeLish

Another great article, VC!

I really appreciate that you put an emphasis on the fact that this is NOT a right versus left issue. It is an US vs THEM and we cannot let them win.

We’ve been a divided nation for too long and if we don’t come together soon, it could be the end of us. So spread the love around!

Stay woke Vigilant Citizens!!

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We are a divided people all over the world. It is the same scripting and programming in Europe and the rest of the continents. How come? Because globilazation is nothing new, othing from the last decades, no, it started centuries ago. We are all the umpth generation of manipulation and abuse. That leads to this : we are the one who can make a difference. Because we are still alive.

Harbinger
Harbinger

That’s because it is a right vs left issue and you don’t need to mention that it is. There is no right wing in the msm, academia, politics, entertainment (music, sport’s TV&Film). It is all 100% completely left wing (cultural Marxism). Republicans are not right wing, if anything they are left leaning liberals (classic British liberalism). It’s the same here in the UK. The Conservatives who are supposed to be right are Liberals. They do not conserve British culture at all, quite the contrary, they destroy it. ‘They’ are left in their views upon life – state authority over all, the creation of the group mentality and destruction of the individual. And the majority of ‘US’ are also left wing, promoting a democratic society (having thrown out the freedom loving republic) wishing to be under the ‘safety’ of the state, which is nothing more than an authoritarian hive creating drones and designating what people can and cannot do in their lives. Our society is in the mess that it’s in because the left wing got into power in 60’s and obtained more and more until eventually today it completely dominates 100% of everything. It is completely intolerant, unlike the right… Read more »

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It has been decades since I have heared the comparison of The Conservatives and Conservation. They just don´t.
Why lay so much importance of the right-left-thing? It is, there is no middle ground between them. Right left only works on split levels on paper, not in humans or our society.

Harbinger
Harbinger

You clearly misunderstand what I’ve stated.
There is a battle and it is THE LEFT vs THE RIGHT.
It has nothing to do with the phony left-right paradigm of politics. I’m talking about the left-right way of life. That is, the left that wants a state controlled society, where people have no choice in life versus the right who want freedom for the individual and no state authority over their lives.
This is the real left and right. As I have stated Labour, Conservative, Democrat and Republican ARE ALL Left wing, in that they’re full of Marxists. The right wing, political parties were infiltrated a long time ago.
As Lenin said – The best way to beat the opposition is to control them.

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What I read is that you state that that ‘right’ does not want total control, but they do, with merges and economy-based politics to keep the target-profits highest in importancy-ranks in various communities. Companies – so called rightwing? – are changing our democracies with backroom-taxdeals. Now that is directly a hit on a society > less taxes is less money for care, transports, watersupply, roadwork.
Why do you think the company merges are so big that they gain power over a village or a country’s policies? Profit at the costs of their customers. Nameless shareholders seem to have more impact on our cities than the people living there.
It that the society you see as preferable? Left vs right is a concept.

Dirk
Dirk

Left or right, we will all pay our taxes, consume as much as we can, and can die the day we start costing money. Viva inflation. Nowadays there is no social nor humanitarian aspect in left or right politics. As they all tend to divide people into separate groups. Which is okay, because everybody is different, right? But lets agree to disagree and then look for a solution, rather then spending time blaming one or another. The real problem is that we are about to meet the boundaries of our ecosystem. The elite is, next to making a lot of money, trying to preserve or at least damage control the situation in a very wicked way. The end goal is written in the georgia guidestones, what more is there to say? What do these things have in common with this article and the discussion going on above? The amount of control that is already being exerted on us. In every aspect of life we are forced to contribute in our labour and way of thinking. Lastly, its amazing how happy people can be with just a goat, a cow, and some land to grow their own crops on. Its amazing… Read more »

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Damage controll. By disturbing the envirement they are supposed to live in theirselves? Spraying veil-clouds and disturbing the geneology of natural growing food in the wild?
Humans are cattle, breed them in the millions then pick the best. To manage them use fairytales and conceptual spin. Distract and delete. No?
Competition starts early, with a Cupcake-Race to be the one and only best child on television, for example, or the zillion talentshows. People seem to love talentshows. Very good to sell them toiletpaper and plastic accessories during the breaks, too.
Yeah, a bit more back to nature, I am all for that. Let’s start with being human, instead of being a believer.

Harbinger
Harbinger

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Again you misunderstand everything that I have written. THERE IS NO RIGHT in politics. It doesn’t exist.
The left is the new right and the extreme left is now the left.
There has been a colossal paradigm shift in politics.
More so, you are also ignorant of what the difference between left and right is.
Liberalism is centrist in politics, that is classic British liberalism. Communism, Fascism, Nazism are all left wing ideologies. Conservatism, Libertarianism into eventual anarchy are right wing. Therefore there is NO state control within the right. Anarchy is a land with rule/rulers.
Corporation is not right wing. It never has. It is 100% left wing, in that it is global and authoritarian.

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The one-sided non-left-world you seem to prefer is not an option I would prefer. As if the so-called non-left world you seem (to me) to prefer is non controlling? Get a grip, mass-control is not left or right, it is, just is.

Harbinger
Harbinger

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And again, you have a knack for this don’t you?
We disagreed on homosexuality and now this.
I’m beginning to understand that you are a left wing troll.

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Vc-rules prohibit me from using words to descibe what I think ”right” now. Maybe for the better.

Real
Real

Why are you letting this guy get to you? The only ones preaching L vs R or one side being better than the other ARE THE TROLLS. ARE THE ROBOTS. You cannot have a war, cannot have drama, cannot feed…THEM….if you aren’t getting emotional or using your brainwaves to constantly ponder the battle between two sides, which is necessary to keep the pendulum of the clock ticking back and forth…back and forth…

my 2 cents
my 2 cents

And it’s not the environment, which is just the “macguffin,” something to focus on, to take territory, rights, and money from working people in the First World and redistribute it to the globalists, who will degrade our living to benefit the Third World — not in the sense of justice, but to break down democratic Republics…they want everyone under global control, and it doesn’t matter to them if they use communism or islam to institute fascism, the end goal.

my 2 cents
my 2 cents

The confusion is — “the right” is not “business” — it is big corporations, the global kind. Small business owners are what they are trying to break down. So that is not the right, although people confuse them.

We’re using “right” and “left” to mean totalitarian/elitist/globalist vs. the people.

my 2 cents
my 2 cents

I know exactly what you mean, as do most people who have been closely following events. We know about the attempted coup, the failure to hold others responsible — HRC, BO, Holder — the FBI and DOJ, corrupt from the top down — no one getting arrested, while the media is pushing fake news and the tech giants do their part by censoring. We know because it is evident that Comey, McCabe, Mueller — Wray, Sessions, Rosenstein — all these people are turning a blind eye not just to Hillary but to the fact that BO is planning himself a memorial — yes, like the Washington memorial — in DC. The media is in on all this, reporting the leaks and fake stories pushed to them by the “intelligence community.” They are trying to overthrow the election — the president — to nullify the votes of ordinary Americans just like they are trying hard to silence speech and take away the 2nd amendment. Look at how Kerry is getting away with private dealings with Iran. In my state, the are trying to impeach the Trumpian, young, ex-SEAL governor on fake charges. In Europe, the continent is taken from the people… Read more »