Monday, September 28, 2020

Tag: corporate media

For corporate media, it’s ‘anybody but Sanders or Warren’

History is unfolding in real-time. It’s not a product on the media shelf, to be passively bought and consumed.

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who continue to refer to “more than 50 countries” calling for Maduro’s ouster all must be using the same wrong or outdated news clip or some exaggerated and dated State Department press release.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

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10 things you need to know to stop a coup

Because the best way to stop a coup is to deter it.

From superpower to failed state: Inequality and the public health crisis in America

The pandemic has shined a spotlight on the failings of leaders and elites.

The rise of Christian nationalism in America

Or maybe it's how to legislate evil and punish the poor.

Trump breaks world records for longest tax audit, if not presidential scandals

Why doesn’t every pundit and every journalist keep repeating: “Deliver the returns. Cut the audit BS. End the legal smoke and mirrors.”

How hypocrites in high places have contributed to the riots in the streets

A decades-long wealth grab by the richest Americans has left millions of Americans on the brink of poverty — and poverty begets violence.