In this 2011 article, the very important issue of journalistic integrity is broached. You’ve heard the saying, “Don’t bite the hand that feeds you.” If you want further funding, either from the government in the form of grants, or in journalism, in the form of contributions, you must repeat the accepted narrative even if it’s wrong.
Better-known for its battles against global disease, the Gates Foundation has also become a force in journalism. The foundation’s contributions to nonprofit and for-profit media have helped spur coverage of global health, development and education issues. But some people worry that its growing support of media organizations blurs the line between journalism and advocacy. (See link for article)
Gates’ influence is strongly felt and is undoubtedly affecting everything the public hears about COVID-19.
- https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2020/04/21/inovio-covid-19-vaccine-uses-electricity-to-drive-dna-into-body-cells/ Inovio’s COVID-19 vaccine research has been funded by a $5M grant from the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation
On March 11, one day after Business Insider reported how Gates had been pushing for a WHO declaration of pandemic on the coronavirus — one day after Gates announced the infusion of millions of dollarsinto a WHO-partnered venture called COVID-19 Therapeutics Accelerator, that dangled the prospect of putting more regulatory powers into the hands of the global elitists — one day after that, WHO’s director-general made an interesting announcement.
On March 11, at a press conference on the coronavirus, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus said this:
“We have therefore made the assessment that COVID-19 can be characterized as a pandemic.”
In this article by a medical journalist explains Event 201, a simulation involving a factitious new coronavirus where participants addressed how to deal with “misinformation”circulating on the internet. Important quote:
Harrington also said “there needs to be a centralized response around the communications approach, that then is cascaded to informed advocates representing the NGO communities, the medical professionals, etcetera. … Centralized on an international basis. Because I think there needs to be a central repository of data, facts and key messages.” Matthew Harrington, Edelman’s Global President and Chief Operating Officer
Influential movers and shakers were in attendance such as Edelman’s global president and chief operating officer, chief of staff at NBC, past principal deputy of the NAS, and other media moguls: https://madisonarealymesupportgroup.com/2020/04/06/wheres-the-evidence-supporting-the-drastic-measures-against-covid-19/
A very crucial quote from the video states:
“Quarantines are not great to experience and certainly not popular. But they buy us — and especially the researchers working on medication and vaccination — crucial time,” the narrator assures viewers. “So if you are under quarantine, you should understand why and respect it.”