Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Tag: corporate media

For US corporate media, not intervening in Chinese politics is journalistically...

The issue, according to U.S. media, isn’t that a government body intended to fund these demonstrations in the first place; it’s that Pack prevented it from doing so.

Corporate media are focusing on race — and dodging class

U.S. news outlets doing decent coverage of police violence can rarely supply clarity about the “free enterprise” economic violence that is taking countless lives.

Class war — not the media hokey pokey — is what...

Maybe you don’t want to call it class war. But whatever you call it, the system always makes a killing.

Corporate media don’t think Americans paid to invade Venezuela count as...

In recent reports regarding the Bay of Pigs–style invasion, the term “mercenary” was accompanied by scare quotes, as if these men could only be seen that way from the perspective of an Official U.S. Enemy.

The fight for Bernie delegates is escalating — and could help...

Corporate media and powerful Democrats are eager to portray the 2020 Democratic presidential race as a thing of the past. But progressive activists have some very different ideas.

Pandemic doesn’t stop corporate media from crusading against universal healthcare

It’s clear that the American system of making health insurance a privilege only for those who work—or for those poor and old enough to qualify for Medicaid and Medicare—has made the U.S. especially vulnerable to Covid-19.

It’s vitally important for media to get facts right in a...

It’s so vital to provide accurate information, particularly about the outbreak’s growth, and especially when you are an outlet that officials and opinion-shapers are likely to look to for guidance when making decisions and recommendations about the drastic measures needed to halt the coronavirus.

Do media really care about money in politics?

But a deeper look at media coverage suggests that media’s concern with money in politics rarely extends beyond the catchy headline.

Media stoop to ‘Russian assistance’ to explain Sanders’ rise

Corporate media are doing their best to smear the progressive candidate that threatens their own business interests.

‘Corporate media are not observers of the electoral process; they are...

And that is a complete misunderstanding of the actual sociology of America.

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‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Disease-denying propaganda spews a pandemic of pandemonium!

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House passes $740 billion defense bill amid the major struggles of the pandemic

“In the midst of a pandemic—as people across the country struggle to make rent, to pay their bills, to survive a deadly disease—it should be unthinkable.”