How Can You Expose the 9/11 Cover-up by Starting a Blog?

How Can You Expose the 9/11 Cover-up by Starting a Blog?

By Arabesque

The corporate media has proven that they are largely not interested in covering incriminating 9/11 information. Because of this, there are many reasons that 9/11 activists should run their own 9/11 blog or website. As I previously discussed, simply running a 9/11 website increases the visibility of 9/11 information when you link to other 9/11 websites, videos, and media.  What are some things that you can do by starting a 9/11 blog to bypass gatekeepers and the corporate sponsored media?    

Reporting and Citing 9/11 News, Research, and Information

Quoting excerpts of 9/11 articles increases their visibility when they are hyperlinked. As well, videos are easily re-posted on blogs and promoting a selection of media is going to attract a variety of visitors. 

When quoting articles, they should be preceded by an introduction that describes the content you are quoting.  It is essential at the very least to establish “who” is being quoted.  Longer excerpts can be shortened with (…).  It is helpful to quote excerpts and provide links to original articles for full reading. 

Example #1:

In 2002, a Bush official widely believed to be Karl Rove, explained how the media is manipulated to “create our own reality”:

“The aide said that guys like me were ‘in what we call the reality-based community,' which he defined as people who ‘believe that solutions emerge from your judicious study of discernible reality.’ I nodded and murmured something about enlightenment principles and empiricism. He cut me off. ‘That's not the way the world really works anymore… We're an empire now, and when we act, we create our own reality. And while you're studying that reality—judiciously, as you will—we'll act again, creating other new realities, which you can study too, and that's how things will sort out. We're history's actors… and you, all of you, will be left to just study what we do.’”

Ron Suskind, Faith, Certainty and the Presidency of George W. Bush, New York Times, October 17, 2004

It is helpful to cite the source in the event the link is no longer available online.

Example #2:

President Bush explains how the public is manipulated:

"See, in my line of work you got to keep repeating things over and over and over again for the truth to sink in, to kind of catapult the propaganda." George Bush, May 24, 2005

Example #3:

In a letter given in response to Scholars for 9/11 Truth and Justice and family members, NIST, the organization tasked with explaining the collapse of the World Trade Center admitted, "We are unable to provide a full explanation of the total collapse."

Shorter quotations (3 or less lines) do not have to be placed in a separate line, as seen above. 

In some cases it may be necessary to add clarification to quotations.  For example, the identity of someone referenced in a quote may be unclear.  “He said it was false” could be replaced with “[Bob] said it was false”.

Creating Transcripts of Video, Radio, and Other Media

By making transcripts of videos, radio interviews, and other media, they can be more accessible. Even partial excerpts can be very useful when long interviews or videos can have noteworthy information worthy of being highlighted.


Jersey Girl" Patty Casazza and 9/11 Family Member Bob McIlvaine: 9/11 Symposium, West Hartford Ct, 11/03/07

“The Government knew… other than the exact moment… they knew the date, and the method of which the attacks were supposed to come... And none of this made it to mainstream media. None of it made it into the Commission.

And yet, again, all of your Representatives, on the day that the Commission book came out, were on their pulpits saying, “What a fabulous job this Commission has done. A real service to this nation.” And it was anything but a service. It was a complete fabrication.”

In this example, 9/11 blogger and activist Jon Gold made a transcript of this video on  Because of this, the text shows up in search engines and those who do not have time to watch videos can read a transcript or even partial transcripts.  Particularly significant excerpts can also be highlighted with bold and italic.

Reporting Your Own Activism

By reporting your activism on a blog or website, you are making your own news. 11th day of Every Month

SAN DIEGO, Aug 11, 2008

If every activist posted all of their photos and information on one website it will only have limited exposure.  By cross posting activism on your own blog and a main site like, you are significantly increasing the visibility of your activism.  As I explained in another post, internet search engines rank websites based on how many different websites link to them.  This is apart from the obvious fact that having activism posted in more than one location makes it more visible.  If you are viewing this photo to the right, it only proves my point.  Would you come across this information if it was not actively promoted?  The cumulative effect of a virtual army of 9/11 bloggers would be dramatic, leaving gatekeepers and the corporate sponsored media in the dust. 

9/11 Research

By researching, you are increasing awareness about 9/11. Posting articles involving your own research is a great way to get involved, and it can be a challenging, but rewarding pursuit.

The whole mystique of intelligence is that you acquire this… very valuable information covertly… if truth be told, about 80%—eight, zero—of any of the information that one needs is available in open source materials.

Ray McGovern, 27-year CIA analyst in the film 9/11: Press for Truth

The craft of CIA analysis was designed to be an all-source operation, meaning that we analysts were responsible – and held accountable – for assimilating information from all sources and coming to judgments on what it all meant. We used information of all kinds, from the most sophisticated technical collection platforms to spies to open media.  Here I have to reveal a trade secret, which punctures the mystique of intelligence analysis. Generally speaking, 80 percent of the information one needs to form judgments on key intelligence targets or issues is available in open media.  It helps to have training from past masters of media analysis, which began in a structured way in targeting Japanese and German media in the 1940s. But, truth be told, everyone with a high-school education can do it. It is not rocket science.

Ray McGovern, George W. Bush: A CIA Analysis,, August 22, 2007

Although we can’t know the entire truth about what happened on 9/11 without an impartial investigation, Ray McGovern just let you in on a little secret.  80% of the information that we need to know already exists in the public domain.

This is why a resource like Paul Thompson's Complete 9/11 Timeline is particularly valuable.  When it comes to 9/11 research, I also recommend Jim Hoffman’s 911 Research.  These are two outstanding resources for 9/11 research.  With the example of Jim Hoffman’s website, his attention to detail and careful review of information should be a model for any serious 9/11 investigator.  He carefully cites his information so that researchers can go back to the original sources.  Another excellent resource is the Google search engine.  Of course, if you use this, you have to evaluate the credibility of any information you come across.  A good way to learn how to research is to look at the work of 9/11 researchers like David Ray Griffin, Michael Ruppert, and others.

It is particularly useful for 9/11 researchers to focus on information that is not covered in detail anywhere else.  Writing about topics that no one else has written about or covered in depth “fills in the gaps” of 9/11 knowledge.  For example, although many had remarked about the promotions following 9/11, I could not find a complete article anywhere that addressed all of the evidence surrounding this issue.  To remedy this situation, I wrote an article entitled, Cui Bono? The 9/11 Promotions.  As hard as it is to believe that no one wrote an article completely addressing all of the promotions following 9/11, doing a search for “promoted + Richard Myers +Ralph Eberhart +Montague Winfield + Bowman + Michael Maltbie + David Frasca” confirms that this is true.

Critical Review

By reviewing articles, research, websites, and videos, you are helping others sort through 9/11 information. Critical reviews not only increase awareness of 9/11 issues, they help others to critically evaluate 9/11 information.

Jim Hoffman, (who has written many critical reviews) explains I think quite clearly the need for critique within the 9/11 truth movement in his critical review of the 9/11 documentary, 9/11 mysteries:

“The Necessity of Critique

  • Without a method to distinguish true from false theories, investigations of the crime will remain mired in ambiguities.
  • The scientific method is the proven method of distinguishing between true and false theories.
  • The scientific method depends on critique (peer review).
  • A culture hostile to critique is antagonistic to science and to the development of a persuasive, actionable case for investigation of the crimes of 9/11/01.
  • Such a culture supports stereotypes of challenges to the official story as irrational and faith-based.”

In this same presentation, Jim Hoffman observes that, “[to] be successful [the] '9/11 community needs to create a culture conducive to critique…”

This leads to my next point.  There is a difference between critique and ad hominem.  As Hoffman explains, “Rational critique is discouraged [by some within the 9/11 truth movement] and reframed as… censorship… divisiveness… [and] infighting.” In other words, we should not confuse personal attacks with constructive critique.  As I discussed in an article about divisiveness within the 9/11 truth movement, ad hominem attacks can be exploited to disrupt the 9/11 truth movement.

A Note about Disinformation and Misinformation

Fact checking and corroborating sources is essential.  Although this may be a tedious process, by being careful you are less likely to promote misinformation.  What is misinformation?  Misinformation is the unintentional promotion of false, inaccurate, or misleading information.  Here is what I consider to be a classic example of 9/11 misinformation.  It is often reported that “no hijacker names” appear on the flight manifests.  From the 911 research website, Jim Hoffman writes:

“According to the official story, teams of four and five Islamic hijackers took over Flights 11, 175, 77, and 93. Victims lists for the four planes published by CNN and elsewhere are free of Arab names…  This fact has been highlighted as suspicious by some researchers describing the lists as passenger manifests. However, these lists are not passenger manifests, but lists of victims… CNN describes its criteria for including persons in its memorial in a pop-up window labelled ‘About this site’… ‘(Those identified by federal authorities as the hijackers are not included)… In July of 2006 a large collection of documents was published on a website containing prosecution and defense exhibits for the trial of Zacarias Moussaoui… The faxes, reproduced below, include the names of the alleged hijackers.’”

This is a perfect example of misinformation.  As you can see, referring to “victim lists” as if they were “passenger lists” is significantly misleading. 

When false information is spread deliberately in an attempt to mislead, confuse, or misinform, it is an example of disinformation.  As I argued in my article, 9/11 Disinformation and Misinformation: Definitions and Examples, the official story of 9/11 itself is Disinformation—information that is intentionally promoted to mislead through omission and distortion.  Official reports consistently fail to investigate, comment upon, or even mention blatant contradictions, contradictory timelines, contradictory evidence, and contradictory statements.


When it comes to 9/11 activism, you are only limited by your imagination.  Anyone can get involved by blogging about 9/11 information, making transcripts of 9/11 media, reporting your own activism, making your own 9/11 research, and making your own critical reviews of 9/11 news, research, and other media.

By creating a blog and posting links to 9/11 information, you are taking part in the effort to expose the truth about 9/11.  If only a small number participated in the effort to inform the public about 9/11, the results would be small.  By simply creating a 9/11 blog or website, you are increasing the visibility, search ranking, and amount of visitors who encounter 9/11 information, 9/11 websites, 9/11 activism, and other 9/11 news, video, and media.  Creating a blog or website and linking to 9/11 information is in itself taking action to expose the 9/11 cover-up. 

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This is a warning.

Do not use the comments section here to make off-topic mile-long posts to promote your interest in David Icke.

In the rules:
"Keep your comments relevant to the blog entry."


Would a few users please take a moment to vote this down?

Our pleasure.

Bloody hell.... *roll*


Link to originals and quote excerpts

Link to originals and quote excerpts

From my article:

"When quoting articles... Longer excerpts can be shortened with (…). It is helpful to quote excerpts and provide links to original articles for full reading."

Please stick to the topic of this post. Thanks.
A 9/11/2008 Resolution: Start Your Own 9/11 Blog

To Reprehensor

As I told you in a personal e-mail. please purge my membership and all my posts. I no longer wish to be a part of your feeble attempt at spreading the truth about 9/11. When you "scold" me for a simple post you are not just insulting me, you are infringing on my right to freedom of speech. The NWO boys must love guys like you. (Divide and conquer) Yes, rep, you are playing right into their hands. Wake-up pal.

Come on Maddog

Hang in there! The party just wouldn't be the same without you. Negative numbers can only hurt you if they're in your checking account. Hope you change your mind. Reps only doing what he feels is right and trying to keep things orderly etc. Peace.

... Do something positive for 9/11 truth
And my article is doing not bad on Digg.

I don't know what his intentions are, but clearly he's getting people away from the message of this thread: create your own blog and do something positive for 9/11 truth. This may or not be his intent, but that's what he is doing. Why doesn't he take my suggestion and create his own blog and blog about his own topic (instead of posting a massive off topic message)? Maybe he is just dense, or maybe he really is just trying to distract the people here from doing something positive for 9/11 truth? One thing about maddog is that he seems to keep complaining that "we will never be successful". Well we won't if all we do is sit around and complain about not being successful.

Which returns us to the relevant topic of this post--starting a new 9/11 blog will help the 9/11 truth movement be successful. Do something positive. Get involved.

If you care about 9/11 truth, you are helping the 9/11 truth movement by spreading 9/11 information with a blog. It's that simple.

I think there are a lot of great posters on 911blogger who don't have their own blogs. As I explained, there are many important reasons for starting a blog:

1. 911blogger is a great site, but there is a lot of information here. By having your information on your own site, you are making it more visible and accessible. You can present your information on your sidebar in any way that you want.
2. The more 9/11 websites there are, the most visible the 9/11 truth movement is. When you link to a site like 911blogger with a separate site, more visitors will come here, and it will show up higher in search rankings. I can't even tell you how many people come across my site with completely random keywords.
3. By cross posting information, more people will see it
4. Strength by numbers. If the U.S. government decides to declare war on 9/11 bloggers, they are going to look pretty bad when they take down 10000 websites compared to just a handful. If 9/11 blogger is taken down or attacked, the information is backed up elsewhere if you post it on your own blog as well as here.
5. Virtually any 9/11 activism you do can be spread on a blog. As I said, if everyone participating in the 11th day of every month linked to and posted their own activism on their own site, the visibility of this campaign would be significantly raised.

It comes down to links, links, links. If no one promotes 9/11 information, not many people are going to find it. By getting active and starting a blog--anybody can post links to 9/11 articles. As I recommended, even just posting SMALL excerpts (unlike the above poster), can be helpful for readers to decide if they want to read the entire article. If you're tired of gatekeeper sites--and I am, why don't you DO something about by getting involved and posting or re-posting 9/11 information? It's easy and everyone can do it.
A 9/11/2008 Resolution: Start Your Own 9/11 Blog

Well said Arabesque

Your tone is always very professional & non-colloquial on here, your blog, and on Truthaction. There is no reason for the mention of David Icke to be on this thread, period. Thanks for getting back to the point of this thread. If users want to discuss their thoughts on David Icke, they can do in his or her own blog. If the material is decent, and generally verifiable, the blog will make the front page and usually create an interesting discussion.

At any rate, it's always fun to see regular users start 'acting up' or speaking out on behalf of questionable characters. A flame war will dominate the thread, the user will be banned, and the rest of us will work together to get the job done in a reasonable and respectful conversation.

We're talking about the future of the world here! We need to get serious. For example, we should redouble our efforts as a community to prove that the NIST investigation of WTC7 is scientifcally infallible. We have yet more proof that the government is still conducting a massive cover-up, for the sake of war.

Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.

~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

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Once you have created a blog, take it a step further to help promote your blog by creating inexpensive business cards with your blog logo and address, and leave them on the table after dinning out, leave them on bulletin boards wherever they are in your area. This is quite effective from my experience.

If you have money to burn, there are business card CD-ROMs you can burn info onto to give out to people as well.

Infowar Relay Stations:

Good points

If you post on forums, message boards, and even comment sections of news articles, it's also a good idea to leave your 9/11 blog or website address in your signature. Basically anywhere you comment online. Even if you don't have a blog, you should be linking to sites like and

I hope you don't mind, but I added your blogs to the endorsement list. They look good. Nice header graphics too. I added them to my link list on my blog as well. Several websites are endorsing this and there are three new blogs so far.

Here are the new blogs:

A 9/11/2008 Resolution: Start Your Own 9/11 Blog

Sure thing

I created Zombie America because there is so much 911 information, other issues like the NWO, Fluoride, Vaccines, World Government etc... are drown out on TruthgoneWild. I feel these issues are just as important as 911 and in many ways, are connected. So access to both blogs are accessible through our blogger profile page.

Thanks for the compliment, and thanks for linking to my blogs.
Infowar Relay Stations:

2 minute video on how to set up a blog

I also posted some information on how to set up and use a blog here:

Don't Know How to Blog? Explaining Some Blog Features on
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I'd like to think I reached someone.

Do these people deserve to know how and why their loved ones were murdered? Do we deserve to know how and why 9/11 happened?

Hell yeah man

That's what's up! Keep it comin' Jon Gold!

Violence can only be concealed by a lie, and the lie can only be maintained by violence.

~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

The MSM is "terrified of the bloggers"

"Your first question about the internet and its role, there's only one thing that will move the mainstream media, and that's business, whether it starts to hurt their business, and it is, it has, they're terrified of the bloggers, and they're terrified of the internet, because they realize that it is taking business away from them, people are reading them... they're playing around with having their own reporters do blogs to try to co-opt the thing and it's not working very well, and there's a lot of crap on the internet - I would think that a large percent of what bloggers write is absolutely nonsense, and opinion without any fact, they're not trained as journalists, but the fact is that's very much the way it was at the beginning of the country, with the pamphleteers too, and a lot of it is anonymous, but there are a lot of important bloggers who are doing better work than mainstream journalists, they're doing it without pay! They're doing it because they want to show anywhere where the press is not doing its job, and they are feeling that pressure, and I hope that eventually as the newspaper business continues to die, they hire - millions of dollars they pay consultants to find ways of advertising the paper, television to get young people to read the paper - all this crap when they rather should pay journalists to go out and get stories. That's what sells newspapers. That's what always did. They seem to have forgotten this. They want just puzzles and horoscopes and comics, and whatever they can do to lure people to buy the paper. And the blogosphere is showing that there are people like Luke and others who are really starting to lead the way. And they aren’t professionals in the same sense of the training, but they are filling in where the mainstream press is failing - we've seen government run amok because of that, as you know - eight years of the Bush administration."
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A 9/11/2008 Resolution: Start Your Own 9/11 Blog