Posts Tagged ‘Center for Media and Democracy’

The Truth about SourceWatch

Tuesday, October 4th, 2011

Source:  Popular

SourceWatch is a propaganda site funded by an extreme left-wing, anti-capitalist and anti-corporate organization, the Center for Media and Democracy. Just like the untrustworthy Wikipedia the content can be written and edited by ordinary web users. Users who all conveniently share an extreme left-wing bias. SourceWatch is frequently cited by those seeking to smear individuals and organizations who do not share their extreme left-wing bias since they cannot find any legitimate criticisms from respected news sources. (more…)

The Source of Sourcewatch

Tuesday, February 15th, 2011
Source:  Wattsup
Poptech says:
February 11, 2011 at 3:25 pm

@Patrick Davis

I take it you are new to all this as Sourcewatch is not a reliable resource,

Sourcewatch (Discover the Networks)

A project of the Center for Media and Democracy (CMD), […]

These “exposes,” which tend to be critical of their subjects, deal predominantly with conservative entities… […]

As with the online reference Wikipedia, the contents of SourceWatch are written and edited by ordinary Web users. Says SourceWatch: “You don’t need any special credentials to participate — we shun credentialism along with other propaganda techniques.” While stating that it seeks to maintain fairness in the profiles and articles appearing on its website, SourceWatch does acknowledge that “ignoring systemic bias and claiming objectivity is itself one of many well-known propaganda techniques.” […]

…The perspectives are mostly leftist; the entries rely heavily on leftist and far-leftist sources.

Center for Media and Democracy (Discover the Networks)

An anti-capitalist, anti-corporate organization that seeks to expose right-wing “public relations spin and propaganda”. (more…)