Ken Larsen's website - Propaganda Tactics of Right Wing Conservatives


The Conservative Right Wing faction uses a multiplicity of tactics to promote their cause and denigrate Left Wing Liberals.  Here is a timeline of the players and their tactics:


1 Rupert Murdoch Rupert Murdoch (born March 11, 1931) is a right wing conservative from Australia.  He has become a naturalized U.S. citizen.  He and the Koch brothers developed an elaborate scheme to use their wealth to turn TV and radio stations into propaganda machines to brainwash Americans into supporting far right wing causes.  This elaborate scheme was concocted solely so that Murdoch and the Koch brothers could expand their wealth by not paying taxes ... reducing taxes on the very wealthy.  This plan has worked brilliantly.

Murdoch purportedly is worth $ 15 billion.
2 Koch Brothers  
3 Fairness Doctrine [details] This once was a policy of the FCC.  It was created in 1949.  The FCC eliminated it in 1989.  Removal permitted media moguls such as Rupert Murdoch to convert a station into a propaganda machine without fear of reprisal.
4 Telecommunications Act of 1996 This was the first major overhaul of telecommunication law in almost 62 years.  One controversial aspect was some de-regulation which permitted media companies to greatly expand their ownership of TV and radio stations. 

This act permitted people like Rupert Murdoch to buy large numbers of TV and radio stations and convert each into a propaganda machine.
5 Sinclair Broadcast Group This is a conservative conglomerate that owns 173 TV stations and is on the verge of acquiring 42 more.  They use those TV stations to promote their conservative agenda.  Each one operates like a Fox News station.

[PBS story:  How Sinclair Broadcasting puts a partisan tilt on trusted local news]
6 Fox News Created in 1996 by Murdoch, this "news" station is a bullhorn to dispense fake news and denigrate liberals.  It is yellow journalism.  [examples]

[September 28, 2018] I use Parental Controls to block Fox News on my TV.  I don't regard them to be a legitimate news station.  They are a propaganda machine to manipulate the gullible public into embracing far right wing views. 
7 Sock puppets An online identity created solely for the purposes of deception.
8 Russia St. Petersburg, Russia is the home of hackers and sock puppets who try to sow dissent and chaos in the U.S. by promoting anti-immigration beliefs.
9 Donald Trump Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential election not because he was the better candidate.  He won because millions of Americans had been brainwashed by the aforementioned propaganda machine.


(February 2018) If you don't think you're being manipulated by right wing "news" networks, do I have begun doing:  I've begun reading the Fox News website on a regular basis to see how they report current events.  Then, I switch to the CNN, MSN, and Al Jazeera websites to see how they cover the same events.  The omissions and attacks by Fox News demonstrate that they have become masters at manipulation.  See "Fourteen Propaganda Techniques Fox "News" Uses to Brainwash Americans" (January 2, 2018)



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