[Marxism] Fwd: [Critical-Syria] Re: NYU professor's FB postings

Clay Claiborne clayclai at gmail.com
Fri Sep 30 10:23:41 MDT 2016


What professor are you talking about?

Clay

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On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 7:53 AM, Andrew Pollack via Marxism <
marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:

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> who is the professor under discussion?
>
> On Fri, Sep 30, 2016 at 10:49 AM, Clay Claiborne via Marxism <
> marxism at lists.csbs.utah.edu> wrote:
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> > FYI: This is the #NeverHillary Left.
> >
> >
> > Clay Claiborne, Director
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> > ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> > From: Terry&Andy <terryandy87 at gmail.com>
> > Date: Thu, Sep 29, 2016 at 12:44 PM
> > Subject: Re: [Critical-Syria] Re: NYU professor's FB postings
> > To: Clay Claiborne <clayclai at gmail.com>
> > Cc: Nader Hashemi <naderalihashemi at gmail.com>, Ella Wind <
> > ella.cwind at gmail.com>, Critical Syria <critical-syria at googlegroups.com>
> >
> >
> > Yes, that's the point - these sites are supporting Trump.  They are
> > pro-Assad, pro-Russia, pro-Trump.  They exchange each others' articles
> and
> > memes.  Some of them have no board of directors, no funding sources, no
> > ads.  Some like globalresearch.ca have been around for awhile but others
> > have just been around a couple of years.  They have influenced how people
> > think on Syria and it seems they are also influencing people regarding
> the
> > elections.  I have progressive friends who have occasionally posted one
> of
> > their articles smearing Hillary.  They have contributed to increasing the
> > negatives around Hillary with their hundreds of exaggerated stories.
> >
> > Where does their money come from?  You need staff to do a webpage,
> facebook
> > page with new articles and memes every day.  The Anti-Media lists 22
> people
> > on their "team" and they have no ads, no grants, no visible sources for
> > their funding.  Former staff from Mint Press thought the hundreds of
> > thousands funding the organization came from the editor's father-in-law's
> > Iranian connections.
> >
> > Russia does have a history of disinformation campaigns.
> > http://www.nytimes.com/2016/08/29/world/europe/russia-
> > sweden-disinformation.html?smid=fb-share
> >
> > We need articles that look at the disinformation on these sites and at
> > least question where their funding comes from.
> >
> > Terry
> >
> >
> >
> > On Wed, Sep 28, 2016 at 5:29 PM, Clay Claiborne <clayclai at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > > As you know, there are more sites like these - progressive on
> everything
> > >> but Syria.  The Anti-Media, Free Thought Project are two.  Lately
> > they've
> > >> been bashing Hillary with lots of crazy conspiracy theory stuff,
> > claiming
> > >> she's armed ISIS, etc.   They equate Hillary with Trump and push
> Stein.
> > >>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > > When they push Stein in progressive circles they are supporting Trump.
> > > Its binary logic #NEVERHillary==POTUSTRUMP
> > >
> > > Clay Claiborne, Director
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> > >
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> > >
> > > On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 8:35 PM, Nader Hashemi <
> > naderalihashemi at gmail.com>
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > >> There are a lot of very sick people in this world....and this
> professor
> > >> is one of them. Sadly, many on the Left are suffering from the same
> > ethical
> > >> illness....
> > >>
> > >> On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 1:45 PM, Terry&Andy <terryandy87 at gmail.com>
> > >> wrote:
> > >>
> > >>> It's interesting to note that his posts come from Russian sources
> (RT,
> > >>> Sputnik) and then some of the fake progressive sites that have always
> > been
> > >>> pro-Assad.  TheDuran.com, 21st Century Wire, Mint Press News, Counter
> > >>> Punch, Consortium News, Global Research, Your News Wire.  I know most
> > of
> > >>> you are aware of the problems with these sites.  It would be great if
> > we
> > >>> could get some articles exposing their pro-Assad/pro-Russia stance,
> > lack of
> > >>> any journalism standards, lack of transparency about funding.  They
> are
> > >>> effective propaganda.
> > >>>
> > >>> Mint Press is located here.  Former staffers contacted me after I
> wrote
> > >>> criticisms of Mint Press.  There is a lot of money behind it.  The
> > staffers
> > >>> guess Iranian because the editor's father-in-law is a well-connected
> > >>> Iranian.  In 2013 there were 10 people on staff with reporters being
> > paid
> > >>> $38,000 a year.  https://www.buzzfeed.com/rosi
> > >>> egray/the-inside-story-of-one-websites-defense-of-assad?utm_
> > >>> term=.qdxkjVEZB#.wgQVPpW1v
> > >>>
> > >>> As you know, there are more sites like these - progressive on
> > everything
> > >>> but Syria.  The Anti-Media, Free Thought Project are two.  Lately
> > they've
> > >>> been bashing Hillary with lots of crazy conspiracy theory stuff,
> > claiming
> > >>> she's armed ISIS, etc.   They equate Hillary with Trump and push
> Stein.
> > >>>
> > >>> They have been very effective in shaping the narrative on Syria (and
> > >>> lately on Hillary).  They overwhelm the more objective news on Syria
> by
> > >>> their sheer volume.  When there are so many stories claiming the U.S.
> > >>> created, armed and funded ISIS, the more complex truth gets lost.
> > Where do
> > >>> these sites get their funding?  Some of them have been around for
> > awhile -
> > >>> Counter Punch, Consortium News, Global Research - but a lot of the
> > others
> > >>> have been around only a couple years.  They don't have ads or
> > foundations
> > >>> or fundraisers.  Mint Press claims to be citizen funded but it took
> > them a
> > >>> couple months to raise just $7,000  - where have they gotten the
> other
> > >>> hundreds of thousands?  https://www.indiegogo.com/pro
> > >>> jects/behind-the-headline-w-mnar-muhawesh-indie-tv-show-
> news#/updates
> > >>>
> > >>> Somehow we need to expose the propaganda that is influencing how
> people
> > >>> think about Syria.
> > >>>
> > >>> Terry
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>>
> > >>> On Tue, Sep 27, 2016 at 1:51 PM, Ella Wind <ella.cwind at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > >>>
> > >>>> That's really a shame. He's been one of the strongest faculty allies
> > in
> > >>>> the fights to unionize various workers at NYU. Always the most
> > >>>> disappointing when someone who is so much on the right side of other
> > issues
> > >>>> holds such terrible views.
> > >>>>
> > >>>> On Monday, 26 September 2016 19:33:34 UTC-4, Idrees Ahmad wrote:
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> This fellow is a professor of media at NYU and has appeared in docs
> > >>>>> and events alongside Chomsky, Edward Said et al. This is only a
> > selection
> > >>>>> of his posts from the past 3 hours.
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> [image: Inline image 5][image: Inline image 3][image: Inline image
> > 8][image:
> > >>>>> Inline image 9][image: Inline image 12][image: Inline image
> 1][image:
> > >>>>> Inline image 6][image: Inline image 11][image: Inline image
> > 10][image:
> > >>>>> Inline image 7][image: Inline image 2][image: Inline image 4]
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>> --
> > >>>>> Dr. Muhammad Idrees Ahmad
> > >>>>> Lecturer in Digital Journalism
> > >>>>> Communications, Media & Culture
> > >>>>> School of Arts & Humanities
> > >>>>> University of Stirling
> > >>>>> Stirling, FK9 4LA, Scotland
> > >>>>> *http://wp.me/PpCFZ-8VK <http://wp.me/PpCFZ-8VK>*
> > >>>>>
> > >>>>>   P U L S E
> > >>>>> W: http://pulsemedia.org
> > >>>>> Contact Me [image: Facebook]
> > >>>>> <http://www.facebook.com/pages/P-U-L-S-E/76009623980>[image:
> > Twitter]
> > >>>>> <https://twitter.com/im_PULSE>[image: Blog RSS]
> > >>>>> <http://feeds.feedburner.com/pulsemedia>
> > >>>>> <http://fanonite.org/>
> > >>>>>
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