Thursday, December 12, 2019

SeaWorld to open new park – killer whales not included

The company’s Abu Dhabi attraction is set to debut in 2020 and will use virtual reality to depict marine life, not live orcas.

A savvy news consumer’s guide: How not to get duped

A veteran media critic offers tips on where to get those grains of salt you should be consuming with your news feed.

Media complicity is key to blacklisting websites

In media and government, the journalists and officials who enable blacklisting are cravenly siding with conformity instead of democracy.

How Rupert Murdoch and Fox created the fake news industry

Fox has a long history of doctoring video, which is well documented and should have caused their broadcast license to be revoked.

Russian propaganda? The new era of mainstream conspiracy theory

While it is true that Russia, China and other rival countries engage in espionage and propaganda, their efforts to change American minds pale in comparison to the stenography of the US and other Western media.

The beginning is near: The deep north, evictions and pipeline deadlines

None of us know how this moment in history is going to work out.

Too little, too late: Weeks after election, media see Trump’s conflicts, potential self-dealings, and...

The media mostly missed this pressing story once during the campaign. They can’t afford to overlook it a second time.

Trumping The Times

Fear and servility in midtown Manhattan.

Trump’s seven techniques to control the media

Historically, these seven techniques have been used by demagogues to erode the freedom and independence of the press.