I’m Joining The Amber Lyon Fan Club

 

I'm Joining The Amber Lyon Fan Club

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 I’m Joining The Amber Lyon Fan Club

Amber Lyon Exposes Main Stream Media and  CNN

Somehow I missed this.

Heard an interview with Amber Lyon on Coast to Coast – host John B. Wells.

This is one gutsy gal and she deserves to be followed on her website: amberlyonlive.com

Check out what she has to say re. the total corruption of the state run main stream media, and especially CNN.

 

 I’m Joining The Amber Lyon Fan Club

Published on Sep 29, 2012

Infowars.com

The Amber Lyon story is just the latest in a series of articles that expose the total Joseph Goebbels like censorship rampant in mainstream media today. The first one I posted several weeks ago exposed how the NY Times basically just regurgitates whatever government officials tell them, while the other showcased how an NPR reporter covering D.C. had to leave and do her own thing out of frustration. This is precisely why alternative media sites are taking off. They provide the only outlets left for genuine journalism.http://www.amberlyonlive.com/

So back to Amber. Back in March 2011, CNN sent a four person team to Bahrain to cover the Arab Spring. Once there, the crew was the subject of extreme intimidation amongst other things, but they were able to record some fantastic footage. As Glenn Greenwald of the UK’s Guardian writes in his blockbuster article from today:

“In the segment, Lyon interviewed activists as they explicitly described their torture at the hands of government forces, while family members recounted their relatives’ abrupt disappearances. She spoke with government officials justifying the imprisonment of activists. And the segment featured harrowing video footage of regime forces shooting unarmed demonstrators, along with the mass arrests of peaceful protesters. In sum, the early 2011 CNN segment on Bahrain presented one of the starkest reports to date of the brutal repression embraced by the US-backed regime.

Despite these accolades, and despite the dangers their own journalists and their sources endured to produce it, CNN International (CNNi) never broadcast the documentary. Even in the face of numerous inquiries and complaints from their own employees inside CNN, it continued to refuse to broadcast the program or even provide any explanation for the decision. To date, this documentary has never aired on CNNi.

Having just returned from Bahrain, Lyon says she “saw first-hand that these regime claims were lies, and I couldn’t believe CNN was making me put what I knew to be government lies into my reporting.”
http://www.infowars.com/former-report…
Michael Krieger
Liberty Blitzkrieg.com

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