Tuesday, October 19, 2021

Tag: corporate media

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.”

Corporate media’s leaked Chinese documents confirm China didn’t hide Covid-19

It is important for American journalists to combat these misperceptions, so that the U.S. can learn from China’s response on how to better deal with the current crisis.

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Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

Trump’s suicidal gut instinct at work: ‘Fix those ‘rigged’ elections or we won’t vote.’

Trump can’t stand that he can't punch one hole in one state’s tabulations, thus his ever-tiresome "rigged election" lies, taking the untenable to the unthinkable.

Toxic Clichés

Our students will be facing challenges beyond what we can begin to imagine, if these past few years are any indication, crises that require far-ranging intelligence, imagination, sensitivity.

Manchin fumes after Sanders op-ed in West Virginia paper calls out obstruction of Biden...

"Congress should proceed with caution on any additional spending and I will not vote for a reckless expansion of government programs."

Follow Alabama’s lead on child care

If one of our poorest states can rise to meet this basic human need, why can’t Congress?