The Matrix is a groundbreaking film. From the revolutionary cinematography, excellent soundtrack, mimetic trench coat and green text aesthetics, to answering the grand philosophical questions of life, it stands the test of time. But on top of that, its theme of “awakening” holds prescient lessons for the disinformation media landscape we inhabit today.

What is “taking the red pill” really about? Maybe not believing the earth is flat, but becoming aware that governments, media, teachers, and various authority figures have been deliberately pulling the wool over our eyes for too long, presenting us with a false reality. In this sense, the 1999 film pushes us to acknowledge life in 2021 as intentionally misleading, and charts our course toward uncovering a greater, more truthful reality.
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LINKS:

– Misleading Media –
https://www.washingtonexaminer.com/ten-years-after-duke-lacrosse-rape-hoax-media-has-learned-nothing
https://thefederalist.com/2018/02/13/settlement-fraternity-rolling-stonerape-hoax-saga-officially/
https://andrewsullivan.substack.com/p/when-all-the-media-narratives-collapse-650

Beyond BuzzFeed: The 10 Worst, Most Embarrassing U.S. Media Failures on the Trump-Russia Story


https://www.nbcnews.com/news/investigations/yemenis-drone-strike-turned-wedding-funeral-n5781
https://duckduckgo.com/?q=obama+halo&iax=images&ia=images
https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/dec/29/rolling-stone-rape-story-uva-five-years
https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/the-covid-19-lab-leak-theory-ive-had-death-threats-szsvcfcrb
https://www.wsj.com/articles/fact-checking-facebooks-fact-checkers-11614987375
https://thepostmillennial.com/i-am-100-antifa-alleged-portland-shooter-was-previously-arrested-and-released-for-bringing-illegal-loaded-gun-to-a-riot
https://nypost.com/2020/07/24/washington-post-settles-250m-suit-with-covington-teen-nick-sandmann/

Americans Are Wildly Misinformed about the Risk of Hospitalization from COVID-19, Survey Shows. Here’s Why


https://sharylattkisson.com/2021/06/50-media-mistakes-in-the-trump-era-the-definitive-list/

Great Myths of the Great Depression


https://www.gawker.com/the-worst-times-the-media-blamed-the-wrong-people-for-m-1746193847

– Deliberate Lies –
https://nypost.com/2021/02/24/bidens-kids-in-cages-prove-his-hypocrisy-on-immigration/
https://townhall.com/tipsheet/katiepavlich/2014/11/10/obamacare-architect-yeah-we-lied-to-the-stupid-american-people-n1916605
https://www.history.com/speeches/george-w-bush-declares-mission-accomplished
https://www.theamericanconservative.com/articles/the-myth-of-the-al-qaeda-tie/
https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1993-02-10-mn-1335-story.html
https://www.dailywire.com/news/i-was-wrong-young-turks-kasparian-admits-she-bought-into-false-rittenhouse-narrative

🧵THREAD🧵

It’s time to revisit the coverage of Kyle Rittenhouse.

With the news that he has been acquitted on all counts, don’t forget the ways that Dems and the corporate press came together to craft a false narrative in his case.

Let’s break down how we got here⤵️

— Drew Holden (@DrewHolden360) November 19, 2021


https://www.facebook.com/Logicologist/posts/%2010106001565311809

Steele Dossier: The Lie Told Around the World, Again

.@JussieSmollett is one of the kindest, most gentle human beings I know. I’m praying for his quick recovery.

This was an attempted modern day lynching. No one should have to fear for their life because of their sexuality or color of their skin. We must confront this hate.

— Kamala Harris (@KamalaHarris) January 29, 2019


https://freebeacon.com/politics/sharpton-cant-admit-tawana-brawley-hoax/
https://www.fakehatecrimes.org/
https://www.realclearpolitics.com/articles/2020/07/07/if_america_is_so_racist_why_are_there_so_many_race_hoaxes_143644.html

Is Critical Race Theory Taught in K-12 Schools? The NEA Says Yes, and That It Should Be.


https://www.marketwatch.com/story/how-can-there-be-no-inflation-if-the-things-we-are-actually-buying-are-more-expensive-2020-06-10

13 Times The News Lied To The American People And Proved You Can’t Always Trust Journalists

– Corruption –

How a Psychic Healer Blog Convinced the Government to Fund “Long Covid” Research

Journalists shower Hillary Clinton with campaign cash


https://www.opensecrets.org/news/2010/09/media-professionals-and-journalists-donate/
https://michaelshermer.substack.com/p/scientific-american-goes-woke
https://www.therichest.com/most-shocking/15-of-the-most-disgraced-journalists-in-the-world/