counter war propaganda
This interview actually gets to the nub of why Julian Assange (and David McBride) are being persecuted and why most Australians and the mainstream press have almost no idea of what is going on. McBride , who is a professional soldier and lawyer, and served in Afghanistan, lends credibility to John Shipton's explosive analysis.
The classic test for editorial/journalistic bias is whether the news agency/agent interviewed both sides. In the Ukraine-Russia situation the Australian media has almost never interviewed the other side. Other tests include whether journalists make statements without giving examples, or personalise their attacks. Most Australian media also fails this test.
In 2005, British journalist, Patrick Lancaster, documented the breaking of the Minsk Agreements from a trench, while Ukraine forces opened fire on the Luhansk People's Republic (LPR) positions with artillery, sniper fire, and small arms. He writes, "We were in the LPR trenches when intense battle erupted.
British journalist, Graham Philipp's counter-propaganda channel on youtube, has been covering the Ukrainian civil war for years and continues to cover current conflict. We introduce his work with his 2021 film about how the BBC went from slanted reporting on the region in 2014 to total propaganda.
Clare Daly is an Irish Member of the European Parliament (MEP). Here is a transcript and video of her speech of 6 April 2022.