The Spanish government and media want us to believe that fake news bankrolled from abroad, especially Russia, interfered in the Catalan election and at the same time would like us to ignore the massively expensive homegrown production of alternative facts, fake news, post truth, hysterical exaggeration and racist demonisation. You know: lies. Trump-style, they assert that any critical voice or opinion diverging from the Spanish government line are ‘fake news’.
Category: Fake news
For an international media organisation with the reputation of The Guardian to give credence to a right-wing trolling campaign while failing to report the real news is shocking. They are making light of an anti-democratic repression of human rights.
Ciutadans ha estat picant aquesta metàfora en ferro fred des del començament del partit. Aquí teniu una selecció de referències al Matrix dels seus representants, i altres. La metàfora també és un gran favorit dels blocaires feixistes.
Natural disasters, pandemics and bloody civil wars rarely get coverage like this. The clear non-unionist majority in Catalonia is not an irrelevant minority living in ‘Tractorland’. Determined to continue the punishment for Catalonia, the orange media pretends Catalonia does not exist and invents an alternative version. An orange version.
Just some of the endless Bartardia articles, posts and tweets in pictures. A concerted trolling campaign from Spanish unionists and their friends in the media, aka Bartards.
The recent resurgence of the far right in Spain is clearly related to Spanish nationalism and unionism, and brings with it a heavy dose of Catalanophobia, seemingly the only sentiment capable of uniting much of Spain.