Sunday, July 25, 2021

Tag: corporate media

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.

US media must scrutinize Biden presidency – not celebrate it –...

Journalists and those who hold their purse-strings will have to find a new enemy if they wish to keep their increased ratings – and maybe even their reputation of being a critical eye – intact when Biden becomes president in January.

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.

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Federal judges blocks Arkansas abortion ban

This law “is categorically unconstitutional, and plaintiffs have demonstrated that they are likely to succeed on the merits.”

Undercover investigations expose brutal wildlife killing contests

Welcome to the cruel world of wildlife killing contests, family events where children play amidst piles of slaughtered animals—and legal in 42 states.

Ethiopian Renaissance Dam: A unifying Peoples Project

Ethiopians are faced with a choice: unite and prosper or withdraw into ethnic rivalries and fall into further conflict and discord.

Player or pawn? Luke Harding’s Russiagate ‘scoop’

The reporter’s involvement in the persecution of Assange alone would be enough to make people question his honesty.

How a powerful US lobby group helps big oil to block climate action

“I think it’s fair to say that API and its prominent member companies have a broadly shared goal, which is to keep the social license of the oil and gas industry operating, and therefore enabling them to continue to extract oil and gas for as long as possible, as profitably as possible.”