Stories by John Stauber

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Posted on: Jan 20, 2010, Source: PR Watch

Congressional Democrats are now looking over their right shoulders, fearing a similar populist attack as the 2010 electoral season heats up.

Posted on: Jan 14, 2010, Source: PR Watch

Obama Administration and influential MIT economist Jonathan Gruber received hundreds of thousands from the White House, while promoting Obama's health care legislation.

Posted on: May 7, 2008, Source: PR Watch

With 8,000 pages of documents online for the world to see, will the networks continue their media blackout?

Posted on: Apr 25, 2008, Source: PR Watch

The Bush Administration has spent millions on deceptive PR to sell the war, as recently documented in the <i>New York Times</i>. Where's the fallout?

Posted on: Mar 14, 2008, Source: PR Watch

"No longer will public debate on the Global War on Terror be framed solely by politicians and pundits."

Posted on: Aug 23, 2007, Source: AlterNet

John Stauber: Freedom's Watch exploits Iraq veterans while the IVAW is leading the battle at home to end Bush's war of occupation.

Posted on: Sep 14, 2006, Source: AlterNet

The Pentagon hired some amateurs to create the fake news operation in Iraq that they've dreamed of having in the United States.

Posted on: Jun 13, 2005, Source: PR Watch

Last week the U.S. Secretary of Agriculture announced that an American cow tested positive for mad cow disease. Without major changes in the beef industry, it may be just the first of many.

Posted on: Nov 15, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Rather than focusing on the growing power of the conservative movement, much of the liberal rhetoric during the campaign focused on Bush's flaws and the failings of his administration.

Posted on: Aug 27, 2004, Source: AlterNet

Bush & Co. used the old "third party technique" with their Swift Boat attacks on Kerry. The technique is simple: "Put your message in someone else's mouth that the public will listen to."

Posted on: Jul 7, 2004, Source: AlterNet

The folks helping to get Nader on the ballot in Oregon and other states are the same people who brought us the conservative Heritage Foundation and the American Legislative Exchange Council.

Posted on: Apr 27, 2004, Source: AlterNet

While the GOP's lock-step strategy has helped the party achieve considerable power, its intolerance for opposing viewpoints has led to disastrous domestic and foreign policy decisions. Welcome to the one-party state.

Posted on: Dec 29, 2003, Source: AlterNet

The warnings have been there for years. Will government regulators, consumers and the meat industry now finally wake up that what worked in Europe must be employed here?

Posted on: Aug 14, 2003, Source: AlterNet

According to Bush's advisors, expecting the President to tell the truth about Iraq's alleged weapons of mass destruction is petty quibbling over details.

Posted on: Jul 27, 2003, Source: AlterNet

In true Orwellian fashion, the Bush administration has used doublespeak to sell the war to never end wars.