21stcenturywire.com / Alexander Mercouris, The Duran / FEBRUARY 12, 2017
21st Century Wire says…
Vladimir Putin weighs in on the topic of fake news recently, but not in the way one might expect. There may be something to be said for what is left unspoken and the power of appreciative analysis.
Putin sent a letter of congratulations to one of the oldest periodicals in Europe, La Stampa in Italy, on its 150th anniversary. He noted in his letter that they were exemplary on a continent ‘known for such values as freedom of expression, objectivity, impartiality and the readiness to allow any viewpoint to find its way to the reader.’
The Duran reports below on Putin’s move and the subtext for the mainstream media between the lines…
Russian President sends message to La Stampa which draws attention to the extent to which the European media has betrayed its former traditions of “freedom of expression, objectivity, impartiality and the readiness to allow any viewpoint to find its way to the reader”, accusing it of “news manipulation” on behalf of “entrenched interests”.
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