Archiv: Seymour Hersh


18.04.2019 - 14:02 [ junge Welt ]

Seymour Hersh – Kein Präsidentenfreund

In seiner Karriere sei ihm immer bewusst gewesen, »wie wichtig es ist, große und unbequeme Wahrheiten zu enthüllen und Amerika zu mehr Wissen zu verhelfen«. Ohne Zweifel hat Seymour Hersh das erreicht, und er hat nicht nur den USA zu mehr Wissen verholfen, sondern den Menschen weltweit.

18.10.2018 - 17:01 [ John Pilger ]

HOLD THE FRONT PAGE. THE REPORTERS ARE MISSING

Although journalism was always a loose extension of establishment power, something has changed in recent years. Dissent tolerated when I joined a national newspaper in Britain in the 1960s has regressed to a metaphoric underground as liberal capitalism moves towards a form of corporate dictatorship. This is a seismic shift, with journalists policing the new „groupthink“, as Parry called it, dispensing its myths and distractions, pursuing its enemies.

02.07.2018 - 01:14 [ Truthdig ]

Seymour Hersh on the State of American Journalism (Video)

In a conversation with Seymour Hersh, the Pulitzer prize-winning investigative reporter who broke several „seismic“ stories throughout his career, reporting on U.S. involvement in Vietnam, Cambodia, Chile and Iraq, Truthdig columnist Chris Hedges wonders if the era of great journalism Hersh embodies has passed.

Hedges says, „We are sodden with fake news, hyped-up and incomplete information and false assertions delivered non-stop by our daily newspapers, our televisions, our online news agencies, our social media and our president.“