Category Archives: Journalism

Eric Frein: The Unheralded ‘Terrorist’

Accused cop killer and terrorist Eric Frein and the many unanswered questions regarding his case Accused Pennsylvania state trooper killer Eric Matthew Frein, 31, appeared in a Pike County courtroom last Monday. The Judge ordered that Frein stand trial on the charges for first degree murder and other charges such as terrorism. Eric Frein was No. 2 on the FBI’s Most Wanted List during the time law enforcement conducted a… Read More »

Truth has No Name; Truth has No Face

The truth can be nameless and faceless through social media Truth; The first obligation of journalism. The obligation to truth has been heavily neglected and discarded through the death of editorial independence, since corporate media’s primary goal appears to be the ‘bottom line’ and political access rather than presenting truthful reporting to the public. Disinformation brings profits and maintains the status quo. Platforms that empower the public to transcend mainstream… Read More »

Firebrand: The Definition

The definition of a firebrand What do we refer to as a firebrand? One dictionary gives several definitions (based on the Random House Dictionary) for the word firebrand: Firebrand (fire-brand) [fahyuhr-brand]  Noun 1.    a piece of burning wood or other material. 2.    a person who kindles strife or encourages unrest; an agitator; troublemaker.   The first definition of a firebrand: Something that’s used to bring about light in a dark… Read More »

Joe the Plumber May Be Right About Gun Control

Joe the Plumber may be right for being against new gun control legislation Samuel J. Wurzelbacher, famously known as ‘Joe the Plumber,’ had some choice words for Richard Martinez whose son was one of the fatalities in Elliot Rodger’s shooting massacre in Isla Vista, California, along with the parents of the other five students who were shot and killed. In “an open letter” to the parents of the victims murdered… Read More »

Defamation: Truth Not Absolute Defense

Cases where courts found defamation for truthful speech I was reading a blog by Itai Maytal that was about a defamation claim, where a blogger was ordered to pay $60,000 in damages to a plaintiff over truthful information. From my knowledge, the First Amendment protects all speech that is based upon “truth.” Maytal confirmed my assertion of  speech rights in the following statements: One of the first things I learned… Read More »

Knockout Game: How Real Is It?

Knockout Game phenomenon being used for anti-white propaganda There are some serious problems with the ‘Knockout Game’ phenomenon. If ‘hate crimes’ are crimes based on some form of extreme bigotry or racial hatred, how does the system prove the intent of the attacker, unless they do or say something specifically targeting certain groups? Nothing  in the ABC report indicates or shows any proof that this attack on a Jewish man… Read More »

Glenn Greenwald: Can He Save Journalism?

Glenn Greenwald to bring investigative journalism to the forefront Glenn Greenwald is on fire. He now has the resources to bring social justice and investigative journalism to the frontline. Ebay founder Pierre Omidyar has submitted $250 million to journalist Glenn Greenwald, for the prospect of a news organization to help defend press freedoms. Omidyar stated in his blogpost, “I developed an interest in supporting independent journalists in a way that leverages… Read More »

Feinstein: An Enemy of Journalism

Senator Feinstein pushes to end real journalism Senator Dianne Feinstein thinks that Congress has the authority to decide who and what a ‘real journalist’ is. Along with supporters such as Senator Dick Durbin (D-Ill), Senator Feinstein has proposed an amendment to the Media Shield law that would define who a journalist is and not what they do. This is an attack on the First Amendment and creates a limitation as… Read More »

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Chomsky: Interview About US Current Events

  A Firebrand Central interview with Noam Chomsky Below is the recording of my telephone interview with emeritus professor of MIT, world-renowned intellectual, and political dissident Noam Chomsky. This was my first interview for Firebrand Central and my first interview of a public figure of this magnitude. Needless to say but I was in awe and little nervous, to say the least. This interview was conducted on February 1st, 2013.… Read More »

Gary Webb Exposes CIA Drug Trafficking

Journalist Gary Webb reveals CIA involvement in drug trafficking in the U.S. Gary Webb: “Investigative reporting is being sort of squeezed out of the picture, and I think intentionally, because it tends to ruffle feathers and it’s good investigative reporting that does ruffle feathers, and it draws lawsuits and it gets newspapers in trouble.” These words of the late journalist Gary Webb, who was a reporter for the San Jose… Read More »

TEA Party Savior: Andrew Breitbart

TEA Party indebted to Andrew Breitbart On the morning of March 1, 2012, conservative blogger and TEA Party loyalist Andrew Breitbart died at the age of 43, of unexpected natural causes. That same afternoon on the floor of Congress, Rep. Louie Gohmert (R-Texas) payed tribute to Breitbart in which he refers to as a “marvelous gift” from God. He also claims Breitbart “gave a good dose of chemotherapy to the… Read More »

Press Failed Us in Their Coverage of 9/11

Mainstream press failed; Two-thirds of U.S. wrong about who attacked us on 9/11 In the video below (2006), Cenk Uygur, host of The Young Turks (TYT), is infuriated about the mainstream press and media’s coverage in regards to who was responsible for the 9/11 attacks. Uygur vehemently insists that the mainstream press failed the public, since over half the U.S. believed in a lie 5 years after the 9/11 attacks:… Read More »

ACORN Dismantled Unconstitutionally

ACORN back in review: ACORN unconstitutionally defunded, still being used as ‘bogeyman’ by conservatives As many of  you have already heard, ACORN (Association of Community Organizations for Reform Now) was the community organizing group that was forced to dismantle, due to lack of funds for legal services in defending the organization against close to 50 state, federal, and local investigations, but worst of all, the ‘Defund ACORN’ Act passed by… Read More »