Media

US news media shifted to feelings over facts – RAND report

BATTLE FOR WORLD / RT | May 17, 2019: The video highlights that over the past several decades, the United States news media have shifted towards advocacy and emotional appeals, according to a RAND Corporation study. 

We are in a situation where we (the American public) are being shown news where we’re not sure what is true or not. And we are not really sure where to go to find that factual information.

And TV news reporting shows are being replaced with opinion-based shows led by pundits.  The news has basically become entertainment playing up to mass-appeal audience.

(In the Silent Revolution Of Truth, Compilation Edition, Volume 1, “enhanced”, the free PDF book: Download and read about the fake news era we’re now in, was foretold in 1948, about journalists and the public media working together to spread lying stories to slander the true truths, leading people into unreal and away from the truth using lies and deceitful facts, page 1098. Note: Use the page number display located at top right to find the correct page. Free Book, PDF Format – Links: Book Summary | and Download Book – Volume 1)

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Ex-CNN analyst: Major news outlets ‘Zionist organizations’

BATTLE FOR WORLD / JEWISH INSIDER | July 16, 2019: The article highlights that Former CNN commentator Marc Lamont Hill claimed that news outlets like NBC and ABC were “Zionist organizations” that produced “Zionist content,” during a panel on Friday (July 12)  at the annual Netroots Nation summit held by progressive activists in Philadelphia. 

Hill lost his job with CNN after calling for a “free Palestine from the river to the sea,” during an appearance at the United Nations. The statement by him was interpreted by many that’s pro-Israel as a call for the elimination of Israel, something Hill denied.

In a question from the audience, Hill responded: choices are faced by young journalists when they tell stories about Palestinians.

“They’re like, I want to work for Fox, or I want to work for ABC or NBC or whoever. I want to tell these stories,” said Hill. “You have to make choices about where you want to work. And if you work for a Zionist organization, you’re going to get Zionist content. And no matter how vigorous you are in the newsroom, there are going to be two, three, four, 17, or maybe one powerful person – not going to suggest a conspiracy – all news outlets have a point of a view. And if your point of view competes with the point of view of the institution, you’re going to have challenges.”

T-shirt sales at the panel summit drew condemnation from Jonathan Greenblatt, the CEO of the Anti-Defamation League (ADL). In a statement to Jewish Insider, Greenblatt said “Zionism is nothing like white supremacy. And that anyone who offensively claims Zionism is a white supremacist project is ignorant of the tremendous diversity of modern Israel and seeks to negate the millennia-old connection of Jews to the Land of Israel.”

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White House Mulls Executive Order to Tackle Anti-Conservative Bias of Social Media Giants

BATTLE FOR WORLD / SPUTNIK NEWS | August 8, 2019: The article highlights that the White House is reportedly circulating drafts of a proposed executive order to address allegations of anti-conservative bias by social media companies after US President Donald Trump calls to explore “all regulatory and legislative solutions” – taking a serious look at using the federal government’s power against Silicon Valley, said Politico.

“If the internet is going to be presented as this egalitarian platform and most of Twitter is liberal cesspools of venom, then at least the president wants some fairness in the system,” said the White House official. “But look, we also think that social media plays a vital role. They have a vital role and an increasing responsibility to the culture that has helped make them so profitable and so prominent.”

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Trash TV making people dumber

BATTLE FOR WORLD / NIEMAN LAB | July 30, 2019: The article highlights that the growing stream of fake news reporting is negatively affecting the public. 

“They used accessible language. And that can potentially be very powerful.” A raft of new research released shows that watching junky cable and other lowbrow TV is actually making people dumber – literally lowering their IQs and will make public discourse continuingly difficult. Maybe this is the plan? To degenerate the public into feuding gangs

“The language codes that were popularized by TV also made people much more susceptible to the populist party because they used very simple language,” said Ruben Durante, one of the research’s coauthors.

Today’s information technologies particularly social media, virally spread disinformation, cybersecurity breaches, and terrorist propaganda. People are being put on the edge into fear and snappy.

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Exposed! US official lies about Russian media

BATTLE FOR WORLD / RT | July 16, 2019: The video highlight John Lansing, CEO and director of the US Agency for Global Media, accusing RT of dishonesty and propaganda during his testimony to the House Committee on Appropriations.

 

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17 states in the US enacting laws against free speech

BATTLE FOR WORLD / RT AMERICA | May 24, 2019: The video highlights that since President Trump’s inauguration, at least 17 states have introduced laws to punish pipeline protestors, citing the need to “critical infrastructure.” RT America’s Michele Greenstein joins to discuss the constitutionality of anti-protest laws and the growing pushback against free speech.

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“War on journalism” – Media groups slam new charges against Julian Assange

BATTLE FOR WORLD / RT UK | May 25, 2019: The video highlights “War on journalism”, a direct assault on the first amendment as Media groups slam new charges against Julian Assange. Some say the case against him will decide the future of media in the United States.

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U.S. Broadcaster Under Scrutiny for Disseminating Propaganda

BATTLE FOR WORLD / WSJ | April 25, 2019: The article highlights that federal officials are scrutinizing the U.S. government’s Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty news service after complaints it has distributed foreign propaganda favorable to authoritarian regimes in Central Asia, according to network employees and an internal U.S. State Department memo. The news service was established to promote democratic values abroad. 

The State Department officials forward a six-page memo to the leaders of Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty earlier this year (2019) criticizing a pro-government stance by the service’s Tajikistan news network and urging them to intervene following repeated complaints by U.S. diplomats, network employees and academics specializing in Central Asia. That the network was providing programming favorable to Tajikistan’s president, Emomali Rahmon, his government and family.

(BattleForWorld: The U.S. government and the country of Tajikistan have been feuding for years – appears to be another case of regime change plotting. And the Tajik government had revoked the accreditation of six radio journalists working for the U.S.-government-funded broadcaster Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty in 2016.)

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Mainstream media has lied to you for years

BATTLE FOR WORLD / FOX NEWS | March 26, 2019: The video highlights that the left, the anti-Trump media, has been pushing the collusion narrative and conspiracies throughout the investigation probe by Robert Mueller, manipulating the public non-stop 24-7 to turn against the president.

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After Blocking Zero Hedge And Others, NZ Telcos Demand Big-Tech Censorship Surge To “Protect Consumers”

BATTLE FOR WORLD / ZEROHEDGE | March 20, 2019: The article highlights that in the wake of last week’s terror attacks at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand leaving 50 dead, several websites reported on the incident, hosted footage of the attacks, or have simply allowed people to engage in uncensored discussion such as Dissenter or Zero Hedge, have been partially or completely blocked in both New Zealand and Australia for the sake of “protecting consumers,” according to the CEOs of three New Zealand telcos. 

The shooting was broadcast over Facebook Live by accused gunman Brenton Tarrant to an initial audience of just 200 viewers (none of whom reported it) and had 4,000 overall views before it was taken down – Facebook deleted 1.5 million videos of the attack, of which 1.2 million were blocked at the time of upload. 

A video of the attacks is still freely available to anyone who wishes to download it from bittorrent.

Twitter has also been aggressively censoring content related to the Christchurch shooting – perhaps most egregiously forcing journalist Nick Monroe to delete a large number of tweets as he covered the incident in real time, just one of which had links to footage of the shooting. Document hosting website Scribd, meanwhile, has been deleting copies of Tarrant’s 74-page manifesto. 

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Soros & Democrats pay out $2 million for new “collusion report” for media push

BATTLE FOR WORLD / CALEB MAUPIN | March 16, 2019: The video highlights that top Democratic Party donors and Soros are using contractor Christopher Steele and the company Fusion GPS to write another fake-news dossier for the corporate media to push, unleashing a new wave of scandal on Trump about Russian collusion and the 2016 election.

The old dossier told lies about Michael Cohen, Trump’s attorney, sending him to jail.

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CBS staffers panic over call for $100 Million in cuts

BATTLE FOR WORLD / NYPOST | March 16, 2019: The article highlights that CBS’ renewed call for $100 million in cuts has caused staffers at the broadcast company in a tizzy over who’s in and who’s out.

Interim CEO Joe Ianniello told analysts at Deutsche Bank Media and Telecom conference in Palm Beach, Fla., on Tuesday (March 12): “We are reorganizing and thinking about functions that go across multiple divisions.” And said: “We expect to … get $100 million in cost savings.”

Staffers of CBS’ news division are questioning who might be on the chopping block, especially as ratings for its morning and nightly news shows fall. And Gayle King of “CBS This Morning” is reported to be looking to at least double her $6 million salary!

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$12 Billion Defamation Suit Hits Major Media Outlets

BATTLE FOR WORLD / MEDIAITE | March 16, 2019: The article highlights that failed Republican Senate candidate Don Blankenship has filed a massive defamation lawsuit on Thursday (March 14) against dozens of news outlets and media personalities for referring to him as a “felon” during his 2018 run in the West Virginia primary.

Blankenship, the former CEO of Massey Energy, note the article, spent a year in federal prison after a misdemeanor conviction for conspiring to violate safety regulations prior to a deadly mining disaster in 2010, he was acquitted of all felony charges.

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8 fired at TV, radio station after report calling Soros ‘anti-Semitic’

BATTLE FOR WORLD / MIAMI HERALD | February 26, 2019: The article highlights that four additional staffers at Radio and TV Martí have been fired over a controversial report broadcast last year that referred to Jewish philanthropist George Soros as “anti-Semitic” — bringing to eight the number of dismissals at the station so far following a month’s long internal investigation by the Office of Cuba Broadcasting (OCB), which oversees the Martí stations, as well as the Martínoticias digital site.

The Martí report aired by Isabel Cuervo for the Antena Live program, spoke about conspiracy theories regarding Soros, who is identified as a “left-wing billionaire of Hungarian-Jewish origin” and a “nonpracticing Jew of flexible morals.” The broadcast was aired in three separate segments, included an interview that was posted on YouTube by RT.com.

Cuervo and former News Editor Wilfredo Cancio were dismissed immediately after then US Senators Jeff Flake and Bob Menéndez demanded an investigation.

(BattleForWorld: Radio and TV Martí is located in Miami, FL and is financed by the Federal government of the United States through the U.S. Agency for Global Media, which transmits news in Spanish to Cuba. The media company, some have speculated is partaking in psychological warfare on the Cuban people so they can rebel against their communist government and bring about American-style democracy [i.e capitalism exploitation and usury] where the people further divide into haves and have nots with rampant crime and corruption by the ruling elites where their flunkies use lawyers tongue to further stupefy the people.)   

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Trust in media hits bottom; 60% say sources pay for stories

BATTLE FOR WORLD / WASHINGTON EXAMINER | February 26, 2019: The article highlights that in the United States the confidence in media has hit rock bottom, because many news consumers believe that reporters write articles before knowing the facts and 60 percent are under the impression that sources pay for stories, according to a depressing news survey by American journalism.

The poll also confirmed the pending death of print: newspapers and magazines; and the shift to social and online media for sources of news.

The grim findings that journalism faces, some key areas were listed as: The traditional press led institutions of trusting news, to which the public had the lowest confidence. The survey says: 40 percent get their news from television; 40 percent use online and social media sources to get news; a low 6 percent get their news from the traditional newspapers and magazines; 60 percent share the believe that sources pay reporters; 41 percent say they do not believe stories with anonymous sources; and 42 percent of Democrats polled believe that the media isn’t biased, while a low 10 percent of Republicans said the same.

So the traditional news media platforms are in a state of uncertainty, with trust issues, as news stories become more politically driven with some form of character assassination in sight or scores to settle. The current state of news media thuggery expanding.

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Hannity: My message to the media

BATTLE FOR WORLD / FOX NEWS | February 17, 2019: The video highlights that President Trump is ‘not happy’ with the border deal from Congress and has declared a national emergency freeing up additional $8 billion.

The president said that what we want to do is simple and not complicated. We want to stop drugs, criminals and gangs from coming into our country. That the U.S. is being invaded with drugs and criminals coming through the border and a wall would make the process of stopping the inflow easy. 

The Democrats have threatened to take Trump to court over the building of the southern border wall.

CNN’s Acosta asked Trump a question

Acosta: What do you say to your critics who say that you’re creating a national emergency. That you’re concocting a national emergency here in order to get your wall, because you couldn’t get it any other way.

Trump: I asked the Angel Moms… Do you think I am concocting something? … Ask these incredible women who lost their daughters and sons, OK. Because your question is a very political question, because you have an agenda – you’re CNN, you are FAKE NEWS.

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Media Shift: Jimmy Dore says MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow is the ‘new Alex Jones’

BATTLE FOR WORLD / RT AMERICA | February 19, 2019: The video highlights Jimmy Dore, host of “the Jimmy Dore Show” joins Rick Sanchez to discuss establishment media’s shift to pro-war propaganda. He balks at how the smartest broadcast journalists of NBC and CNN have been reduced to “Alex Jones level conspiracy theorists” and is particularly appalled at their smear campaign against presidential primary candidate and US Representative Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii).

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The arrest of Roger Stone and CNN shows up

BATTLE FOR WORLD / TRUNEWS | February 4, 2019: In this video highlight Rick Wiles starts out with the arrest of Roger Stone:

We all knew it was coming, but the thing that was bizarre is the heavy handed gestapo tactics. We said in the opening a dozen agents, but I thought I heard Roger say 29.

Edward Szall: Twenty-nine agents, seventeen cars. They are treating him like he’s a gestapo.

Rick Wiles: Twenty-nine agents heavily armed to arrest a senor citizen who posed no threat.

Doc Burkhart: At six in the morning.

Rick Wiles: That quinky dink that you like to talk about, CNN was there with their cameras at 6AM. Isn’t that amazing that CNN just, a lucky guess, they just decided: probably it’s going to be Friday morning at 6AM that Roger Stone gets arrested. We are just going to go there and stake out the front of his house and just see if our hunch is right. Now you know, without a doubt that the FBI, the Robert Mueller team tipped off CNN. It starts to look like CNN is actually a branch of the Federal Government. They work together. And think about how frightening that is. That we have a police state in this country (the USA). What happened today (January 25), we have turned a page in American history, you now go to prison for your political views and your political activity. That’s where we are at now in America. If you are on the wrong side of a political debate you may go to prison.

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Mueller Probe Leaks to CNN

BATTLE FOR WORLD / GRABIE NEWS | February 4, 2019: The article highlights the craziness and stupidity regarding the investigation being conducted by former FBI director Robert Mueller (Muller), accusing President Trump of Russia collusion, and on Friday (January 25) saw the grand jury he impaneled hand down an indictment.

One news organization had the scoop: CNN exclusively reported the major development Friday night, citing anonymous sources connected to the probe. …

As of publication, the media outlets reporting the story are sourcing it back to CNN, but about 24 hours after the news first broke, NBC News on Saturday confirmed the report. …

CNN, meanwhile, did not disclose who affiliated with the Muller probe offered these updates. The network’s report began with a reference to “sources briefed on the matter” but never said who those sources are.

“There are very, very strict laws on grand jury secrecy,” New Jersey Governor Chris Christie said Sunday, during an appearance on CNN’s State of the Union. “And so depending upon who leaked this to CNN, that’s a criminal violation potentially. …”

(BattleForWorld: If CNN is actually a branch of the Federal Government, it is highly doubtful anything much will come of the leak to CNN by the FBI.)

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‘CNN doesn’t cover Mueller, they work for him’: Tucker Carlson on Roger Stone’s arrest

BATTLE FOR WORLD / RT | February 5, 2019: The article highlights that the Fox host Tucker Carlson offered his take on CNN filming a surprise FBI raid on Roger Stone’s house, saying that the CNN channel has turned into the “PR arm” of Robert Mueller, “the single most powerful” – and unelected – man in the US.

The Fox anchor said it’s crucial to raise some questions before the arrest of Roger Stone – an associate of Donald Trump – fades from the headlines. Stones’ arrest was almost entirely devoted to a CNN crew being conveniently present at the early-morning FBI raid on Stone’s Fort Lauderdale house.

And the question is being asked: “How did CNN know about a raid that was supposed to be a secret? Did they learn from [Robert] Mueller’s team?” Carlson asked. Shortly after the raid, likened to “a military assault,” speculation began to spread that the network had an inside track with the FBI or Mueller’s team.

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Alex Jones: Roger Stone and CNN

BATTLE FOR WORLD / PRISONPLANET | February 5, 2019: The audio highlights that Roger Stones’ neighbors confirming that CNN was setting up 30 minutes before the arrest by FBI. And that Senator Graham is launching an investigation.

Roger Stone: This is indisputable proof that CNN producer was sent a draft copy of my indictment which was sealed a day prior, to my address.  Leaks by the Special Counsel’s Office to the media or anyone are specifically illegal. …This had been proven by the metadata tag to be a draft of my indictment that was sent to CNN; and this explains why CNN was at my home roughly fifty minutes before I was arrested. …This I think destroys the idea that they were operation on a hunch. And my lawyers figured this out…and they have forwarded to Senator Graham, to Congressman Mark Meadows, to Congressman Jim Jordan, to Congressman Matt Gates; members of the House Judiciary Committee. And this I think indisputable prove what I said last week – that CNN was allowed to film the public humiliation of not only Roger Stone, but his 71 year old wife who’s charge with no crime whatsoever, but made her stand in the street barefooted in her nightgown after this stunning predawn raid at my house. CNN is busted. Prior to this it was an allegation: This absolutely proves that there has been a violation of the law.

Gerald Celente: There’s no media anymore. They get paid to put out…by their corporate johns and Washington (DC) whore masters and there can’t be any clearer evidence than this. The whole Roger Stone indictment was nothing more that a Trump attack. …

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US media coordinating with FBI? Latest Trump leaks indicate cozy relations

BATTLE FOR WORLD / RT CALEB MAUPIN – January 22, 2019: The video highlights, asking the question: Is the FBI coordinating with the US media against President Trump?

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U.S. propaganda unit telling Americans what to think

BATTLE FOR WORLD / RT AMERICA | February 8, 2019: The video highlights, RT America’s Dan Cohen, reporting for the News with Rick Sanchez on the ominous development of internal propaganda in the United States. The State Department’s “Global Engagement Center,” created by the Obama Administration in 2016 to counter Islamic State, has resurfaced under the Trump Administration taking aim at Russia and China.

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Ex-Fox News, CIA Officer to Lead U.S. State Dept’s Counter-Propaganda Team

BATTLE FOR WORLD / SPUTNIK NEWS | February 8, 2019: The article highlights that the US State Department announced this week (first week in February) that former Fox News reporter and ex-CIA operations officer Lea Gabrielle would be employed as the head of its “Global Engagement Center,” in charge of countering foreign propaganda and disinformation.

Robert Palladino, the US State Department’s deputy spokesperson, told reporters on Thursday (February 7) during a press briefing that Gabrielle would provide the agency with the “permanent leadership we have needed to bolster the global engagement center’s operations.”

Gabrielle adds to the list of Fox News personalities to be employed by the Trump administration, and follows the likes of Heather Nauert, who was appointed recently as the next US ambassador to the United Nations. And also Bill Shine, former Fox News executive, presently serving as the White House deputy chief of staff for communications.

Brett Bruen, the former director of the Global Engagement Center during the Obama administration was disappointed with the decision and told CNN that Gabrielle is inexperienced and not right for the task. And that “Her appointment endangers our elections, our public discourse and potentially our economy.”

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How Much Power Does Israel Have in America?

BATTLE FOR WORLD / TRUNEWS | February 8, 2019: The video highlights an old interview with the Shah of Iran, being interviewed in 1976 by Mike Wallace. The Shah spoke about media control and by whom, and later a revolution was brought about in his country in 1979 and he was removed.

TruNews claims that Youtube is shadow-banning their videos.

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British media regulator to consider sanctions against Russian TV channels

BATTLE FOR WORLD / TASS | February 12, 2019: The article highlights that British media regulator Ofcom is considering the introduction of sanctions against Baltic Media Alliance Ltd, the license-holder of two Russian TV channels (NTV Mir Baltia and NTV Mir Lithuania) over their failure to be impartial in covering, according to the regulator’s report released on Monday (February 11).

The British regulator said “this is the sixth time that the Licensee breached the due impartiality rules in the Code on its channels NTV Mir Lithuania and NTV Mir Baltic since November 2014.”

Ofcom complaints targeted two broadcasts on NTV Mir Baltia on April 2 and 3 last year (2018). According to the regulator the violation occurred in the Segodnya news program, where a discussion was held on April 2 on the poisoning of Russian ex-Colonel Sergei Skripal and his daughter Yulia in Salisbury.

In that program, said Ofcom, the news stations quoted a statement by Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov, who said that the British colleagues’ “inability to answer the questions on Skripal case would mean only one thing: that all of this is fabrication or, specifically, a rude provocation.”

(In the “enhanced”, Silent Revolution Of Truth, Compilation Edition, the free PDF book, and read about how the European Union and the USA are plotting to start a war with Russia, pages 1409, 1411, 1412, 1414. Meddling in Russia’s internal affairs was the murder of the Russian monk Rasputin by the British Crown, page 349.  And the British meddling in Russia’s internal affairs continues in our current time with the poisoning of the Skripals, page 1543.  Note: Use the page number display located at top right to find the correct page.  Free Book, PDF Format Links: Book Summary | and Download Book)

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‘Not the Reality’: Pro-Coup MSM Narrative About ‘Chaos’ in Venezuela is Fiction

BATTLE FOR WORLD / SPUTNIK NEWS | February 12, 2019: The article highlights that Western media has tried to paint a picture of a Venezuela on the verge of a collapse, coup or catastrophe, in which Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro increasingly desperately clings to power against the wishes and needs of his own people. However, two reporters inside the country told Sputnik this is very far from the truth.

The reality is that three quarters of the international community is behind Maduro, and the country is operating more or less as normally as it was before Juan Guaido, the speaker of the country’s National Assembly, declared himself to be interim president on January 23.

Maduro’s caution and skepticism of the Trojan horse of international humanitarian aid is completely justified, given the figures in Washington who are overseeing it, two journalists in Venezuela told Sputnik Monday (February 11).

Link to articles: The Invasion Of Venezuela By The US

Listen to “Trump & Democrats Push “Fake News” About Venezuela” on Spreaker.

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