In this special episode of Media Roots Radio Robbie Martin interviews journalist and writer Whitney Webb about her recent ‘NewsGuard’ expose for MintPress News. NewsGuard is the most recent iteration of the neocon/neoliberal/corporate agenda to soft-censor alternative news and status-quo-challenging viewpoints on the internet. First, there was ‘Prop or Not’ then there was ‘Alliance for Securing Democracy’ now there is ‘NewsGuard’.
Feature Photo | Primedia chairman and CEO Tom Rogers, left, talks with Newsguard CEO Steven Brill after a New York news conference announcing Brill as the chairman and CEO of Media Central, Jan. 4, 2001. Ed Bailey | AP
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