01.06.13

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Public Radio International One of the Latest Media Outlets to be Bribed by Bill Gates for Whitewash, Lobbying, and Propaganda

Posted in Bill Gates, Deception, Marketing at 8:25 am by Dr. Roy Schestowitz

Felons buy a “hero” status

Microsoft Jack

Summary: Bill Gates just got $7,000,000,000 richer (in 2012) while the press he had paid portrayed him as a generous giver

I generally still cover the Gates Foundation, but I do so mostly in Identi.ca due to lack of time (dents are short). This news report merits special attention because it helps keep track of future mouthpieces for Bill Gates:

The BILL AND MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION has given a two-year, $1.6 million grant to PUBLIC RADIO INTERNATIONAL. The funding is intended for a “major initiative to raise awareness, understanding and engagement around critical issues of health and development worldwide,” according to a press release from PRI, which is including the reporting from the project on its syndicated public radio show “PRI’S THE WORLD.” The GATES FOUNDATION has been supporting initiatives at PRI since 2004.

Just like The Guardian, BBC [1, 2, 3], PBS and many others, the bribe or sellout is described euphemistically. Smart people can see through it. It is estimated that Gates spends a million dollars a day just buying the press, i.e. assuring favourable coverage of his agenda. In other news, Gates got seven billion dollars richer last year. So much for “giving away” his wealth. He has a tax-exempt investment company because he paints it “charity”. Buying the press to manufacture consent? That’s just slush funds to him. It’s part of the business model of the Rockefellers, too.

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2 Comments

  1. Ian said,

    January 6, 2013 at 10:25 am

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    Who cares? PRI deserves the support.

    Needs Sunlight Reply:

    That ‘support’ comes with strings, not necessarily written but real enough anyway. Among other things the strings prevent proper coverage of technology issues including open source, open standards and sw patents.

    “Why write if you can speak, why speak if you can nod, why nod if you can wink?”

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