A 10-minute miscommunication on Slack between journalists at the Associated Press resulted in an erroneous report last week that appeared momentarily to bring tensions between NATO and Russia to their highest point since the Cuban Missile Crisis.
AP fired a reporter after a dangerous blunder. Slack messages reveal a chaotic process.
Related (Pattern of Behavior?!:
Marine Corps bans journalist and veteran James LaPorta from Camp Lejeune base
On 5 February 2017, you participated in inappropriate and unethical activities by attempting to interview a victim of an alleged crime aboard Marine Corps base, Camp Lejeune, (MCB CAMLEJ); which is in violation of [a regulation], by gathering information/taking photographs/videotaping/exposing TV motion picture film within the Camp Lejeune area without prior approval of the Consolidated Public Affairs Office. Additionally, you violated [another regulation]; which states “Personal interviews and telephonic communications between prisoners and media representatives is not authorized, unless a determination is made that such an interview serves the legitimate public interest, or is in the best interest of the military.
Based upon the serious nature of your misconduct, you are being debarred from MCB CAMLEJ. I have determined that your presence aboard MCB CAMLEJ is detrimental to the security, good order and discipline of the Installation. Accordingly, you are hereby notified, upon the receipt of this letter, that you are ordered not to reenter, or be found within the limits of MCB CAMLEJ.
Ukrainian President Vladimir Zelensky says he has granted a petition demanding that the government take action against popular opposition news website Strana.ua.
Zelensky cracks down on popular news outlet as repressions against media intensify in Ukraine
Zelensky instructed Danilov to deal with the blocking of the website Strana (Ukrainska Pravda)
Also, on 30 December 2021, the National Security and Defence Council made a decision to block access by internet providers to web resources/services located on the strana.ua, strana.news, strana.one, strana.digital, strana.today, and other domains and subdomains web resources/services that provide access to the Strana.ua portal, a web resource/service that is similar (identical) in terms of content, as well as restriction by electronic service providers (social network services) of access from the territory of Ukraine to content posted on web pages/ in the channels Facebook.com/gazetastranaua, @strana.ua, vk.com/stranaua, ok.ru/stranaua.
Terror on Crimea Bridge forces Russia to unleash Shock’n Awe
By Pepe Escobar – October 10 2022
The western narrative of a ‘losing Russia’ has just been decimated by Moscow’s blitzkrieg against Ukraine and its foreign-backed terror operations
It was a plan by the British MI6, says this source, without offering further details. Which, he elaborates, Russian intel, for a number of reasons, is shadow-playing as “foreign special services.”
EXPOSED: Before Ukraine blew up Kerch Bridge, British spies plotted it
By Alfred de Zayas
On 31 August 2022, the last day of Michelle Bachelet’s 4-year tenure as UN High Commissioner for Human Rights, the Office released a 46-page document, which I believe should be discarded as propagandistic, biased, and methodologically flawed. This document, which was not mandated by the Human Rights Council and responds to pressures on OHCHR by Washington and Brussels, bears the superficially neutral title “Assessment of human rights concerns in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region”
The Flaws in the “Assessment” Report of the Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights on China
Xinjiang-Related Report Shows OHCHR ‘Serves US & EU Geopolitics,’ Ex-UN Independent Expert Says
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