Wednesday, August 12, 2020

How broadcast networks covered climate change in 2016

The networks failed to devote significant coverage to climate-related policies, but they still found the time to uncritically air climate denial.

Poetry: 4 12-liners for political times

It never occurs to us that we've come to appear much like the devils that we ourselves fear.
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Chris Hedges explains the importance of ‘robust’ public broadcasting

Hedges elaborates on why airtime for these “dissident voices” is more crucial than ever before.

The public is clueless about the federal budget and it’s the New York Times’...

We should be able to get reporters to do their jobs and report budget numbers in a way that means something to their audience.

Former house intel chief counsel: Rep. Nunes’ actions were a breakdown of the oversight...

Jeremy Bash: "The job of the committee is to do oversight over the executive branch," not political cover for the president's tweet storm.

There won’t be another Jimmy Breslin, but we need more like him in the...

It's not that good journalists aren't out there, they just don't get published.

Memo to the media: How not to cover the president

What J-School never taught you.

This is the Fox News appearance that may have doomed the Muslim ban –...

Trump’s executive order would be designed to “have the same basic policy outcome” as Trump’s original rejected Muslim ban.

I am an enemy of the people

If Trump cracks down on journalists, there might be less uproar than you'd think.

Federal judge: FBI can keep secret rules on warrantless espionage of reporters

“Whether it’s the Obama administration or the Trump administration, the government should not be able to keep its rules for spying on journalists without a court order secret.”