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Old 23-09-2014, 08:20 PM   #82
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Originally Posted by iamawaveofthesea View Post
The newspapers are microcosmic pyramidal hierarchies owned by proprietors

The proprietors hire editors they know will share their decoding biases to act as their enforcers
Which proprietor's-can you name any ?...


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El Mercurio received funds from the CIA in the early 1970s to undermine the Socialist government of Salvador Allende, acting as a mouthpiece for anti-Allende propaganda..The paper played "a significant role in setting the stage for the military coup" which took place on 11 September 1973, bringing General Augusto Pinochet to power. It mobilised opponents of President Salvador Allende and the gremio movement to be active in destabilisaiton from the street, while also advocating the neoliberal policies of the yet-to-come Chicago Boys...

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/El_Mercurio
http://www.davidicke.com/forum/showp...&postcount=113

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