THE OTHER SIDE OF THE NEWS

*NO FREE PRESS. It has long been recognized that a free country depends on a free press. While there is no government censorship of the press ill the U.S.A. and the general public lakes for granted that the news media is, indeed free, the fact is that the entire media is under the influence and control of one segment of our society. This is recognized t)), observers in other countries who sometimes speak of our Zionist-controlled press. For example, Mathathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia, said, "The Western press is not free, as they have to bow to Zionist interests. It is clear the foreign press is under greater domination because of the Zionist influence than the Malaysian press, which is trader control of the government."

General George Brown, when he was chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff in 1974, called attention to "excessive Jewish influence" in the media, banks and Congress. President Ford publicly reprimanded him, and he was removed from his position. Manachem Shalev, member of the Israeli Consulate, admitted Jewish power over the media and over Congress when he said, "Journalists, editors, and politicians for that matter, are going to think twice about criticizing Israel if they know they are going to get thousands of angry calls in a matter of hours. The Jewish lobby is good at orchestrating pressure ... Israel's presence in America is all - pervasive .... "

When Jews expressed concern about whose side the American media was on, Tom Brokaw said, "'You have nothing to worry about." (Mother Jones, Feb/87) Consistent with his promise, the media spent two years vilifying Kurt Waldheim for alleged war crimes. After intensive research a panel of six historians, including three Jews, found "Waldheim innocent of any war crimes, but the American Media never apologized. Meanwhile, our "'free" press steadfastly declined to criticize Israeli leaders for terrorism and war crimes against Palestinians.

The media consistently distorts the truth. From 1 / 87 to 10/11/87, only 9 percent of the victims in AIDS stories on nightly TV news programs were identified homosexuals, whereas they actually constituted at least 73 percent. The news portrayed 9 percent as black or Hispanic, versus an actual 39 percent. (Center for Media and Public Affairs. Wash.. DC) Several businesses, including Maybelline, threatened to boycott Ted Turner's CNN if it continued running an ad about former Representative Paul Findley's hook "They Dare To Speak Out". In it Findley said Israel "'... is able to stifle free speech, control our Congress, and even dictate our foreign policy." Findley himself was defeated by Jewish influence because he insisted on a lair foreign policy in the Middle East

(All above from the Christian Defense League report. No. 112) The Witness.