Tagged: Alternative media

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System Shock: Alternative Media, Censorship and Systematization

We're taking a brief look back into the world of alternative media, reason being recent wave of removing some alt media content creators from social networks and hosting platforms.

We argue that, although ideological censorship is omnipresent and indiscriminate - if you dare to discriminate, of course - taking down of alternative media would be not only small loss, but quite an opportunity for their creators to regain their grip on reality.

Alt media are text book example of the creation of virtual identities that are defended with almost servo mechanism efficiency by their owners, as we demonstrate with some examples from personal experience in this shady, virtual space.

Also, we point out the dialectical fulfillment both ideological mainstream and its Russian influenced alternative find in their hateful embrace.

We conclude with some remarks in "what's to be done?" department, pointing out to real life challenges we can take on which are far more difficult and, consequently, fulfilling, to oppose the mental engineering we're all being exposed to.

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Echomaniacs: Alternative Media as Postmodern Propaganda pt.1

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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Dictionary of Alternative Media

Alternative media ... how to find your way through it? Why, that's easy! Kali Tribune provides you with all the alt media prep knowledge you need: comprehensive dictionary of alt media. This is a work in progress so stay tuned.

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Death of a Conspiracy Theorist

In this video we discuss the peculiarities of "conspiracy theorist" mentality and its pitfalls - or rabbit holes, if you like - taking as a starting point passages written by "conspiracy researcher" who's apparently gone down quite a few of them at the same time and ended up on the other side - among the neo-Malthusian sustainability villains.

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Some Stupid Thing in Balkan: Demise of Yugoslavia and the Thirst for Dissolution of History (pt.1)

Kali Tribune's Department of History and Delusion Drainage proudly presents the first episode in the series of enclosures on twofold subject: history of the war in the aftermath of dissolution of Yugoslavia and already noted phenomena of prevalent urge to dissolve the reality of the past, present among the alarming number of so called "alternative media" outlets.