Wednesday, January 26, 2022

Tag: corporate media

Primetime abortion case sources lack diversity

Better primetime reporting on abortion would require abandoning journalists’ over reliance on official sources who have more connection to policy than to its real-life implications.

The media’s rotten reporting on Biden’s social and climate bill (and...

The mainstream media is doing a rotten job informing America about one of the most important pieces of legislation to come along in decades.

Bernie Sanders explains why most media coverage of reconciliation fight is...

"When we talk about big money controlling this country, it's not only the direct political process but it's how we even learn about what's going on in this country."

To avert failure, Biden should listen to the “radicals” – not...

The Biden administration will fail unless he listens to voices of change, even Schumer’s, rather than corporate voices urging timidity.

Manchin’s coal conflict of interest not of interest to corporate news

None pointed out the conflict of interest.

Media play up protests, play down effect of US sanctions in...

While giving the protests a great deal of coverage, the corporate press across the political spectrum consistently downplayed one of the primary causes of unrest: the increasingly punitive U.S. blockade.

Key Assange witness recants—with zero corporate media coverage

Sigurdur Ingi Thordarson admitted that his entire testimony is false, a revelation that could be the death knell for U.S. attempts to prosecute the Wikileaks founder.

Israel/Palestine coverage presents false equivalency between occupied and occupier

Corporate media have presented Israel’s killing spree as defensive, as a reaction to supposed Palestinian aggression.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.

‘Divisive’: How corporate media dismiss ideas unpopular with elites

All too often, words such as “divisive,” “contentious” or “controversial” are used merely as media codewords meaning “ideas unpopular with the ruling elite”—what FAIR calls “not journalistically viable.”

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Want to understand Manchin and Sinema?

If you want the whole answer, you need to look at the single biggest factor affecting almost all national politicians I’ve dealt with: Big egos.

Exploring the consequences of the urban-rural cultural divide in America

There are many political and cultural differences that push false narratives.
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NY cop pleads guilty to violating handcuffed man’s civil rights

If the Court accepts the plea agreement, Officer Matthew Felitto will receive a sentence of probation along with a $7,500 fine.

Earthquakes. Drought. Geysers. Permian oilfield water woes pile up in west Texas

At 8:00 a.m. Eastern on January 21, a magnitude 3.4 earthquake shook Culberson County in West Texas midway between Odessa and El...

Biden must take on Big Pharma over cancer drug that costs $189,000 per year

The United States government should be using its investments in medical research and innovation to benefit all Americans, not just the shareholders at a few corporations.