RT America -- April 17, 2015

If America wants to study ‘weaponization’ of media, it can look at its own front pages – Noam Chomsky

American media outlets are showing a growing concern over the influence of foreign media outlets, particularly the Russian media. However, in an exclusive interview, professor and philosopher Noam Chomsky says that America’s media machine has been spreading its own form of propaganda throughout the world, while at the same time refusing to acknowledge its own culpability in international conflicts. He tells Alexey Yaroshevsky more about the US manipulation of information and its effect on democracy.

WikiLeaks offers searchable data on Sony hacks

Whistleblower website Wikileaks has added a new search function which will allow users to sift through and browse the emails related to the hacking of Sony Pictures. Julian Assange, head editor of the website, says that he hopes journalists will be able to gain more information about the relationship between the government and the studio. Manuel Rapalo has more details.