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Inside the Minds of Microsoft's Media Operatives — Part IV — “Same Sort of Journalistic Bias Infecting Russia at the Moment”

Series parts:

  1. burning sources
  2. first couple of parts
  3. Part 3
  4. YOU ARE HERE ☞ “Same Sort of Journalistic Bias Infecting Russia at the Moment”

Frank X. Shaw
He came from the military and Waggener Edstrom, like many others who work for Microsoft from the outside (even Connie Snyder, Steve Ballmer's wife), aggresively censoring and trolling comments, censoring Wikipedia etc.

Summary: The military-grade propaganda of Microsoft is still, as of this moment, spearheaded by a person from DINFOS (Department of Defense Information School)

A BIT less than a week ago, in Part 3, we showed that Microsoft boosters disguised as "journalists" or "reporters" show no remorse about their professional misconduct. They misuse terms like "journalism" to give the profession a really terrible name or a stigma.

Here's how one of them tried to buy sympathy or paint himself as a victim after burning sources. He wrote (almost a week late): "Want you to know this hasn't fallen off my radar. Ended up in the ER in California last week (all good now) and now headed to Las Vegas for work (not sure which is worse) so I'm behind on things. I've started going through your past articles and want to take the time to read closely and understand them."

As we said before, he hardly even bothered clicking on links proving he had been lying at the behest of Microsoft. These people only pretend to be nice, but their sole agenda is Microsoft marketing. They're devoted to PR, not journalism. They're shameless about this. We showed more to that effect in the first couple of parts.

The sources (Microsoft whistleblowers) aren't amused; the media is infested with people whose sole goal seems to be catching dissidents and reporting them to Microsoft, ending a career for merely saying the truth.

Here's how the burned Microsoft whistleblower responded to the person who burned him -- the person who now claims to be ill and poor:

Hey ⬆⬆⬆⬆⬆⬆⬆⬆⬆⬆⬆⬆⬆,

I hope you haven’t succumbed to Vegas.

I’ve slowly been realizing that the sort of journalistic bias that I’m describing to you in big tech was employed during both Iraq wars to spin the US's various failings as victories and have subsequently been well-documented in its wake. In short, journalists were only given privileged access in exchange for fostering support for the invasion narrative while giving the military further editorial rights; high end living quarters, protection details, exclusives, and all. Meanwhile, these same narratives run contrary to international/expert opinions.

We can actually see this same sort of journalistic bias infecting Russia at the moment with similar narratives from their state run news outlets running almost contrary to all external expertise and coverage; the same was true of the US during our sieges in Iraq.

More about this bias here:

Similarly and with regard to big tech, it’s not hard to see them fostering the same dynamic. For example, it’s not a coincidence that Frank Shaw from Microsoft is an ex marine that graduated from DINFOS (Department of Defense Information School) where soldiers literally learn to foster such dynamics locally and abroad.

It’s not a coincidence that you will find countless journalists that adhere to Microsoft’s narrative while receiving all matter of perks. At events for example you can often find exclusive digs, staff dedicated to them, exclusive access to execs, extravagant food and drink menus; and that’s just at events.

It’s not a coincidence that the narratives emanating from the outlets partaking in this dynamic run almost contrary to the opinions of experts screaming into voids on their blogs

And it’s not a coincidence that people who popularize narratives that run contrary are doxxed, blacklisted by these companies, met with extreme prejudice, even doxxed by compromised outlets, and often forced to make a career change.

It’s not a coincidence that big tech is a major landing spot for spooks after they leave the DOD.

It’s not a coincidence that tech journalism outlets tend to refer to blatant monopolies as behemoths, giants, and big tech too.

That aside,

I also saw a good infographic on the spectrum of the media’s political bias and I think you’d see my point more clearly if similar was done with regard to bias/tone towards technology and tech monopolies. For example and if this were technology and the fields were Critical, Neutral, Praising, we’d likely have to scrape the internet for independent blogs from experts to fill in the critical column.

Media infographic
The infographic in question

All of which would be concerning in itself if experts and veterans are writing narratives that are essentially polar to major journalist outlets comprised of mostly non-experts that are heavily influenced by tech monopolies; from privileged treatment at events to exclusive access that critical journalists oddly don’t receive. Sure, we can find critical articles from each outlet from traditional journalists. But they are too uncommon to be effective seem to do little else than create a thin veil of unbiased objectivity and are still far out of step with critical articles from experts both in content and consistency which is all I would have to exhibit in order to prove bias.

Notice how the person who burned a source (burned for saying the truth!) pretends to be the victim in all this, using some medical condition as an excuse for receiving a "soft" treatment. This may be an attempt to invert the narratives. As we're going to show later in this series, he's just buying himself Microsoft "access".

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