Mainstream Media Ignore Greek Protests

Thousands of Greeks took to the streets of the capital on Wednesday
for a protest against a fresh wave of austerity measures which was marred by violence
as a general strike brought international travel and public services to a standstill.

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The walkout — Greece’s seventh general strike this year —
grounded flights,
kept ferries in ports,
halted train services
& shut down government offices and schools
while leaving hospitals to operate on emergency staffing
and causing a news blackout as journalists joined the action.

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Public transport was operating for most of the day to enable Athenians to attend demonstrations in the city center.

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Mainstream Media Ignore Greek Protests

It is interesting to see the virtual blackout on European TV about Greek protests turning increasingly violent.

As the world has started a discussion about the role of journalism
here is a good example that omission of facts is still one of the most widely used tricks in the business.

Now here’s a quiz :

Which of the 2 following videos has not been seen by EU politicians ?

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