Saturday, June 6, 2020

2016 as prologue, not aberration

Our media is strangling our democracy, and without a course correction it will only get worse.

Major outlets downplay the fact that Trump’s new chief strategist ran an anti-Semitic white...

By ignoring or downplaying Bannon’s extremist history, major newspapers are not giving their readers the essential background information they deserve on a man who is soon to be one of the most influential people in politics.

The media and the earthquake

Our critic despairs of political coverage ever being put back together again.

A huge victory for online privacy advocates

As AT&T and Time Warner plan to merge, new FCC rules on broadband privacy show how today “Big Media” also means “Big Data.”

Eight ways to strengthen our democracy beyond voting

The strength of our civic life depends on what we do outside elections.

CNN fires interim DNC chair for leaking debate questions to Clinton campaign

Brazile, who took over from Debbie Wasserman Schultz as DNC chair in July, has been exposed by Wikileaks for emailing debate questions to the Clinton campaign ahead of time.

Facebook Lets Advertisers Exclude Users by Race

Facebook’s system allows advertisers to exclude black, Hispanic, and other “ethnic affinities” from seeing ads.
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WATCH: Report Back on Militarized Police Raid of DAPL Resistance Camp

"Yesterday was a really shameful moment for this country and where we stand."

The Same Day White Armed Occupiers Were Acquitted, Peaceful Native American Activists Were Tear...

Under no circumstances should it be acceptable for peaceful protesters in North Dakota to be attacked and arrested, while armed occupiers in Oregon are either left alone or amicably reasoned with.