Friday, November 22, 2019

Tag: corporate media

The incredible belief that corporate ownership does not influence media content

As Sen. Bernie Sanders (CJR, 8/26/19) has recently noted, corporate ownership of media interferes with the core societal function of the press: reporting...

Why Bernie Sanders is correct about the Washington Post — and...

Many decades ago, the great media critic George Seldes observed: “The most sacred cow of the press is the press itself.” That...

Cornel West: Corporate media’s superficial coverage helped create “fascist Frankenstein Trump”

On Tuesday night, Senator Bernie Sanders openly criticized CNN’s handling of the debates. He told CNN’s Jake Tapper, “Your question is a...

Who knows? Who cares? If the media claim 50 countries reject...

The reporters who continue to refer to “more than 50 countries” calling for Maduro’s ouster all must be using the same wrong or outdated news clip or some exaggerated and dated State Department press release.

The big obstacle for Bernie isn’t DNC rigging’ – it’s media...

We must confront those corporate media forces while vastly strengthening independent progressive media work of all kinds.

Columnist Thiessen, in calling AOC ‘economically illiterate,’ displays own economic ignorance

After all, while the brief bio at the end of his column doesn’t mention it, the newspaper he writes for is owned by Bezos, Amazon’s founder, CEO and the world’s richest man.

Free the free press from Wall Street plunderers

Rather, the demise of the real news reporting by our city and regional papers is a product of their profiteering owners.

Profit, not free speech, governs media companies’ decisions on controversy

Government rules and regulations do little to limit what television shows, films, music albums, video games and social media content are available to the public.

As corporate media looks the other way, US-backed Saudi bombing campaign...

"Instead of providing healthcare to sick Americans or education, this is what your tax dollars are going towards. Enough is enough."

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

Fighting for America’s soul

Progressives are fighting to save the values and institutions on which their country was founded.

Sanders’ plan to fight global climate disaster too ambitious, says NYT

Until media start to treat the climate crisis with the urgency the scientific community continually tells us it requires, they will continue to be a major part of the problem.

Americans are to be the judge and jury, and pass sentence on Trump –...

The American people will be given the task of acting as judge and jury, examine all the evidence gathered; and then pass judgment, to declare Trump innocent or guilty.
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The 10 steps to impeach a president

This isn’t to say Trump couldn’t or won’t be impeached. Only that it’s a long and drawn-out process.