We all failed Gary Webb

Consortium News
by Robert Parry

12/10/08

Though Gary Webb was horribly betrayed by his colleagues in the news business – and especially his editors at the San Jose Mercury News – he also was taken advantage of by people in the progressive movement, who sometimes exploited his celebrity by having him speak at their events for little or no money.There is a deeply troubling attitude within the American progressive movement that it bears next to no responsibility for people who speak truth to power and suffer terrible consequences, as Webb did. While sometimes progressives cheer the heroism, they rarely back it up with anything sustainable...

//www.consortiumnews.com/2008/120908.html


Informant: Thomas L. Knapp

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Remembering Gary Webb
//www.brasschecktv.com/page/27301.html

Gary Webb was completely right
//www.brasschecktv.com/page/27371.html

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Gary Webb and Media Manipulation

By Beverly Bandler

Many Americans still count on the mainstream media to define reality for them, but too often the MSM spins false narratives that protect the powerful.

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