Biased? Paid Media Partners Praise Vaccine, GMO Programs Led by Bill Gates
When Does Sponsored Positive, Uncritical Coverage of Controversial Global Medical, Food Programs Become a Conflict of Interest?
January 31, 2012
Reports commonly say Bill Gates– through his philanthropic foundation work– is ‘saving lives’ and ‘feeding the world’s poor.’
But there’s no mistaking the genocidal undertones. Hundreds of millions if not billions are living on the edge of starvation at the start of the 21st Century, while a new era of GMO-proliferation and Big Agra domination pose other grave threats– both economic and vital. Thus, it is extremely important that we collectively decide on the best solutions for the future– or at least avoid the worst outcomes; it could prove far too costly in hindsight to pander to the wrong development.
So why has “the media” been so positively-glowing about Gates’ singular heavy-hand pushing GMO crops on the developing world (see AGRA partnership with Rockefeller Foundation and Monsanto http://www.rockefellerfoundation.org/what-we-do/current-work/strengthening-food-security-alliance/
) while vowing to lower population numbers (Bill Gates Admits Vaccines Are Used for Human Depopulation
) through his global vaccination campaign (see GAVI alliance with Rockefeller Foundation http://www.oldthinkernews.com/?p=27
), all while helping consolidate ownership in the food market now driving up prices (see global food security http://fsi.stanford.edu/news/gates_foundations_jeff_raikes_and_cargills_greg_page_on_improving_global_food_security_20110325
under Gates Foundation, Cargill and others)?
Among these organizations are big name news media, including the BBC, NPR and AllAfrica.com, as well as numerous university and global outlets, and of course, many press clubs and training grounds for tomorrow’s journalists. Further recipients include many centers that write or train for the writing of medical research and journal publication:
BILL & MELINDA GATES FOUNDATION MEDIA-RELATED GRANT RECIPIENTS:
BBC World Service Trust
Crosscut Public Media
Editorial Projects in Education
Education Writers Association
Foundation for Public Broadcasting in Georgia
Institute for Advanced Journalism Studies
International Center for Journalism
International Center for Journalists
International Women’s Media Foundation
Johns Hopkins University
Learning Matters, Inc.
Lincoln Square Productions, LLC
Link Media, Inc
Mater Medical Research Institute
National Conference of Editorial Writers Foundation
National Journal Group
National Press Foundation
National Public Radio (NPR)
New Venture Fund
Overseas Development Institute
President and Fellows of Harvard College
Project Hope (to publish papers on global health issues)
Public Library of Science
Public Radio International
Regents of the University of California Berkley
Steps International Foundation
Teachers College, Columbia University
Aspen Institute, Inc.
Henry J. Kaiser Family Foundation
United Nations Foundation
Unity Journalists of Color, Inc.
WGBH Educational Foundation
Washington News Council
World Health Organization