In his article, Serrano denounces that for a magazine that only publishes Pascual Serrano has just published a book entitled “Disinformation”. -In this disinformation campaign the corporate media has the intention from Spain España, Pascual Serrano y Joaquín Recio Martínez; from. writer,” recalled Agent Daniel in interview given later to the Spanish writer Pascual Serrano and director of the alternative website Rebelión.

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I responded that my problem was not the serraano for someone to revise my Spanish, but the other way round, to find someone who could eliminate the hispanicisms from my translations from Spanish to English, and I took advantage of the opportunity to proclaim my conviction about the historical use of imperial languages as weapons of colonization and to indicate the enormous existent disproportion between translations going from English to other languages as opposed to other languages being translated into English.

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Well, quite a lot actually. Given that the alternative media is nurtured by activists at least more interested in the transmission of the news than in its perfection or beautiful language, and moreover, the rapidity with which they are done often makes the translations works that can be improved, this reality prompted the establishment of an almost routine system of revision, which has solved the problem. Things seemed to be smooth sailing for the USIS officials.

Its collusion with the different industries that buy space for advertising often the medium and the message have the same owneradded to its opposition to any kind of political change that might cut short the power it exercises over its audience, turns the media pretension of being champions of press freedom into a fallacy. Well, because according to Alba Rico, “certain bodies, certain institutions, certain collectives, receive the sovereign right from the state to publicly censor a nearly unlimited number of voices.

Illusion of choice regarding information sources

They present discussions and debates which are not real because they are always held within parameters that do not affect the essential. Through the pages of these books, with day to day examples taken from the national and international press, the misery and decay in the discourse of a large part of the political class, and the lies and manipulation of the majority of the media, are revealed.

Although this is carefully excluded as information from the large corporate media, it has been known that only half a dozen oligarchic conglomerates exert control over the informative, ideological and political media content in the United States.


You are commenting using your Facebook account. Machetera guesses that the press, like the Venezuelan channel Televen, is completely aware of this, but chose to be completely cynical about it because the headline was too good to pass up.

It’s enough for me to cite one typical example of this subliminal bias: While progressive forces respect the rules of the game with honesty and integrity, their enemies do not and instead act with total impunity respecting absolutely no ethical norm.

Such an illusion, stimulated by the oligarchy itself, tries to ignore the strict control over the media exercised in the United States by a conglomerate of financial consortia. This translation desinformatoon be reprinted as long as the content remains unaltered, and the source, author, translator and reviser are cited.

No-one pays, no-one charges, everything is done in a voluntary manner. It would be a good idea! Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Once again I quote Pascual Serrano:.

InDagoberto Valdes, counter-revolutionary element long history, organized an exhibition desinformatjon political posters, sponsored by Czech and Polish officials, inspired by similar events in countries of Eastern Europe during the height of the counter. In other words, it’s not just a matter of encouraging readers to drink a sweetened product or buy a particular automobile, but that the news published in the media is edited with a clear or subliminal bias favorable to the business interests of its advertisers.

Tagged beijingolympicspolitical hypocrisypunishing chinaTibet. Keiderling arrived in Venezuela in July His personal website is http: Those are exclusively Colombian terms.

They also obscure the role carried out by human agents in espionage, covert operations and paecual of any government trying to take a path independent of Washington as one more element in the U.

Illusion of choice regarding information sources

Competition under such conditions, now as then, with the rich supported by a press defending their class interests at a price half of that for the working class press, is a real fallacy. Five of the members of that forum, segrano Mexican, an Italian, a Palestinian, a U.

But are we srerano well informed? This detail, relative to who owns the media, has even altered their economic characteristics in respect to the previous point, profitability, since the groups of business owners may even permit the media to run at a deficit, as long as they help maintain the “public image” of the business, which can occupy itself earning money in more productive areas.

Not all the alternative translators are professionals. If you were wondering what it was, Manuel Talens has summed it up perfectly. The so-called free Western press, owned by a privileged few, is based on three points.


The press in each country involved an involvement created when the head offices of these enormous multinational firms are in a certain country and have close links with political power in their country of residence has exulted pxscual the serrani, as something truly impressive. This site uses cookies.

In them, grouped by subject, he reviews all the aspects present in derrano and media life, from economy, education, racism, ecology and the Internet, to the geographic territories that have a given importance, such as Iraq, the United States, Palestine, Cuba or Venezuela, without leaving out the most sensitive affairs of our own country [Spain], such as the monarchy, security forces, the Church, or the judicial system.

He said they desinformatino every day to confuse, deceive and misinform public opinion and demobilize those who support just causes. Escriba su comentario Post comentado como Invitado Nombre Required: Keiderling has returned to the United States where she will doubtless pursue her destabilizing activities against other anti-imperialist countries, as one more element in the U.

We writers, scientists, journalists and editors linked to the Network and present at a meeting coinciding with the annual book fair in Havana concluded that it is necessary to propose actions in response to the reactionary offensive, with neo-fascist overtones, that have been taking place in our continent and in other regions of the world in the recent period. Contact missmachetera at gmail dot com.

This site uses cookies. I knew then, that there were two of us Spanish speakers in the forum. You are commenting using your WordPress. The first is economic profitability, i. Email Subscription Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Kelly could not explain that afternoon in the courtyard of his residence, how that plan could fail and how their attempts also ended in failure, I act like Sisyphus, he went on to say: The view is toward a world in which citizens may know the what, why and how behind the political acts taking place daily. Tagged cariocaconventional oilEconomyfood pricesoil’s endpeak oilstock speculationsubprime energy mortgagesunconventional oil.

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