Alternative media … truth movement … citizen journalists … sounds good? Well … we’ll see about that. In this two part analysis we lay out what seems to be the true nature of alt media as a new form of propaganda – a veritable self-propaganda – ripe for internet age. The specimen we focus on are pro-regime pro-Syria activists and intellectuals and their understanding of reality as exemplified by their treatment of other historical events: in this case war in the aftermath of dissolution of Yugoslavia. We claim that the whole batch of alt media indicates to a rather sinister tendency – an attempt to erase the past; an attempt that, now that the means of virtualization are ready at hand, could just succeed.
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