Former employee NOS news does open book about media censorship: "We get one-sided or distorted information"
Janneke Monshouwer has altogether about 30 years at the Dutch TV. In 1965 she started as a production assistant at the NOS News (then NTS). Over the years she became increasingly wonder what world events may or may not have been made public through the media and what reasons were behind it.
As members of film crews and program and documentary filmmaker she sat with her nose on top of many startling events and new developments. She began writing about her experiences because she missed in their own words the right information via the mainstream media.
She wrote the book Other news: What the Journal did not broadcast what is behind the scenes taking place in the media and politics. "At one point I started to feel that we as a civilization not went forward, but backwards."
After working more than 30 years in the Dutch TV Monshouwer concludes that we have one-sided or distorted information and write new history books. Propaganda
When the first television pioneers were gone - retired, died or 'cleared' - Monshouwer saw more television as a propaganda tool for the benefit of big industries, in particular the shareholders. The media was increasingly taken over by economists, commissions and network managers, she says in an interview with Irma Schiffers.
"In the beginning, the NOS news was little," she recalls. "We were a team. Thus, I witnessed the entire process in all departments. Everything at that time was already censored because the news was only subscribed to certain Western news agencies: the RVD, Reuters, UPI, AP, VIS News, BBC and Reuters. All the news was so pro-America, pro-NATO, pro-Europe, anti-Soviet and pro-Israel. "
Former employee NOS news does open book about media censorship: "We get one-sided or distorted information" Janneke Monshouwer
In 1990, the Gulf War was a major CNN show, where the whole world as' meegenieten. Monshouwer realized that such a "live show" is possible only after a thorough preparation. In the late nineties she received mails from the United States on world does not come on TV, underhanded practices of banks and the "money bubble" that was created.
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