From: UFO UpDates - Toronto <post.nul> Date: Sun, 29 Jul 2012 14:44:12 -0400 Archived: Sun, 29 Jul 2012 14:44:12 -0400 Subject: Sheaffer Doubts U.S. Uses Media To Debunk UFOs Source: Frank Warren's UFO Chronicles http://tinyurl.com/cprxgo9 Sunday, July 29, 2012 CSI Skeptic Robert Sheaffer Doubts The U.S. Government Uses The Media To Debunk UFOs By Robert Hastings www.ufohastings.com In a recent blog post, Robert Sheaffer, a leading spokesman for the Committee for Skeptical Inquiry (CSI), apparently dismisses the idea that the U.S. government might be using the media to help debunk UFOs. However, those who have actually studied the facts say otherwise. Anyone wishing to have an informed view about all of this should read the definitive expos=E9 on the subject, journalist Terry Hansen=92s The Missing Times: News Media Complicity in the UFO Cover-up, which has just been republished as an e-book. While the CIA=92s infiltration of mainstream news organizations, to serve its own purposes, was first divulged during the U.S. Senate=92s Church Committee hearings in 1975, and further exposed by The Washington Post=92s Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein two years later, Hansen credibly documents decades-long efforts by the intelligence community and the Pentagon to spin or suppress objective media coverage=97in both news and entertainment programming=97directly relating to the UFO phenomenon. Significantly, Hansen discusses in detail information suggesting a government infiltration of Sheaffer=92s own group by persons whose motives are other than their publicly-stated skepticism of UFOs. CSI (formerly known as the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal, or CSICOP) has a well-established track record of attempting to influence media coverage of the phenomenon, ostensibly for =93rational=94 and =93scientific=94 reasons. Hansen proposes that this is merely a smokescreen and writes: [More at site... thanks to Robert Hastings for the lead] Listen to 'Strange Days... Indeed' - The PodCast At: http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/sdi/program/ These contents above are copyright of the author and UFO UpDates - Toronto. They may not be reproduced without the express permission of both parties and are intended for educational use only.
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