Western Media Fall In Lockstep For Cheap Trump/Rubio Venezuela Aid PR Stunt

Posted on February 10, 2019 2:37 pm

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Authored by Adam Johnson via Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting,

The Trump administration’s now completely overt effort to overthrow Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro had a very successful public relations effort this week, as major Western media outlets uniformly echoed its simplistic, pre-packaged claim that the Venezuelan government was heartlessly withholding foreign aid:

Tensions Rise as Venezuela Blocks Border Bridge in Standoff Over Aid (CNN, 2/7/19)

Maduro Blocks Critical Aid Sent to Venezuela (CNN, 2/7/19)

Aid Arrives at Venezuela Border as US Demands Maduro Let It In(ABC News, 2/7/19)

Venezuela Crisis: Pompeo Demands Aid Corridor Opened (BBC, 2/7/19)