Wednesday, July 17, 2024

As Coasts Flood, Why Isn’t the Corporate Press Asking Candidates About Climate Change?

It is also possible that corporate capitalism, which both runs the candidates and runs the so-called “news” companies, is about as good at dealing with a rapidly changing environment as the dodo was.

How the Media Enabled Donald Trump by Destroying Politics First

The mainstream media is to blame for Donald Trump’s rise, but not for the reasons most people think.

Craft Beer vs. Budweiser: How Small-Brewers Are Winning Back the Neighborhood

Good beer comes from collaboration, not competition. By working together, small-brewers everywhere are giving corporations a run for their money.

Pundits Across Political Spectrum Blast Trump For Declining To Disavow Support From KKK

Media are lambasting Trump for not unequivocally distancing himself from the support of white supremacists, saying his failure to do so "is disqualifying,"

Consumer Group USRTK Calls on Jon Entine to Reveal Funding, Ties to Industries He...

Jon Entine is attacking Columbia University's Journalism school for "smearing Exxon." Who is paying Entine and where do his loyalties lie?

Myths And Facts About HB 2 — The Anti-Choice Law That Could Overturn Abortion...

In covering Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, some media outlets have relied on right-wing media talking points purporting false claims. Here are the facts.
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Leonardo DiCaprio Uses Oscar Speech to Spread Awareness on Climate Change

DiCaprio, who has been nominated several times but won for the first last night, accepted the award for Best Actor for his film The Revenant.

Oscar Shoutouts Roundup

Several winners at last night's awards ceremony used their acceptance speeches to speak out on causes meaningful to them.

McDonald’s Black History Month Gambit Can’t Obscure Its Inequitable Practices

McDonald’s can blow its sizeable PR budget trying to convince its customers otherwise, but its corporate actions speak for themselves.

How Best to Train the Next Generation of Activists? Give Them Chores

Teaching kids to leave things better than they found them work not only on bedrooms and kitchens, but also on the world's bigger messes.