Friday, April 12, 2013

NEWS BLACKOUT


BROKEN NEWS ALERT!


 NEWS BLACKOUT
Johann Wagener 4-12-13


That’s how the headline read on the front page of the Tucson Sentinal.com.
My question is; Why is a story of global impact that affects millions of people around the world not even get a mention in the main stream media? Where is FOX, NBC, CBS, ABC, CNN, MSNBC, The Times, The WS Journal, and the hoards of “investigative journalists who claim to be reporters of news.

Is the following not considered news worthy?

ICIJ’s investigative series on offshore secrecy — which draws from a cache of 2.5 million secret records — has ignited reactions around the globe.

In the few days since the initial release of stories by the ICIJ and its media partners across the world, public officials have issued statements, governments have launched investigations, and politicians and journalists have been debating the implications of the records and the reporting.

Among the reactions and responses: 

Read more here; Release of offshore records draws worldwide response