I originally posted the following information and commentary onto my Facebook wall…
When Mubarak’s ruling party headquarters was torched and set on fire, Al Jazeera maintained a live feed, while mainstream news in America remained glaringly silent.
Corporate US Media’s Woeful, Sanitized Egypt Coverage Amounts To Censorship:
(Steve Watson, Prisonplanet.com) While the ailing dictatorship government in Egypt is busy rounding up and arresting Al Jazeera journalists in an attempt to control the release of footage and accounts of the mass uprising going on throughout the entirety of the country, the disgraceful corporate American media has once again shown itself to be just as strictly regulated in terms of the content it provides to viewers.
In Britain and Canada anyone interested in following the mass unrest in Egypt can simply turn on the television and tune into the English version of Al Jazeera, which has round the clock reports and uninterrupted live footage from journalists on the ground in Cairo and around the rest of the country.
The channel has been running and offering its content worldwide since 2006, yet unless you live in certain parts of Ohio, Vermont or Washington, D.C., you cannot even access the channel in the US, because the cable carriers are not interested in allowing you to see it.
(Read entire article here…)
My Commentary: This is why the internet has become such an important tool of free speech and free press for all of humanity, and why the cowards-that-be should never be allowed to take full control of it! People have become fed up with the GATEKEEPING tactics, ALARMISM and FLUFF PIECES perpetually delivered by America’s mainstream media monopoly, and are HUNGRY for some TRUTH!