Sunday, May 19, 2024

Tag: journalism


‘A sea of misery’: Gaza is unlike anything I’ve ever seen,...

Damon describes the overwhelming need for aid under Israel’s siege of the territory.

Chevron owns this city’s news site. Many stories aren’t told

In the absence of independent local news sources, Richmond residents say they rely on each other for accurate information.

Is there a journalism that doesn’t love a war?

It makes me wonder whether the media requires at least one war to cheer lead for or fret about at any given time.

House passes PRESS Act advancing press freedoms

If passed, the federal law would prohibit the government from compelling journalists and telecommunication providers to disclose sources and work product.

Former BP scientist Steve Koonin claims climate journalists are spreading ‘hysteria’

Koonin argued that mainstream climate reporters shouldn’t be linking unprecedented wildfires and hurricanes to climate change.

Israeli military’s targeted killing of journalist draws international condemnation, raises alarm...

The journalist, whose identity is being withheld due to security concerns, was not merely an accidental casualty but the specific target of a military operation.

Garland Nixon interview: An objective look at US foreign policy

We focus here on the realities of the international power struggle unfolding in real time, specifically addressing the role of the U.S. in the tensions and its capacity to reduce them. 

Sanders proposes ‘New Deal for journalism’ to ensure media serves public...

His proposal to ensure the news media acts in the interest of the general public and not wealthy corporations and powerful interest groups.

How major southeast utilities paid local media for favorable coverage

This is an example of how big money can interact with the decline in local journalism to spread false or misleading information, including about the climate crisis and appropriate solutions.

Writing on war

And the open wound of war.


Trump’s alleged $1 billion campaign deal with Big Oil: $110 billion windfall revealed

An investigation into Donald Trump’s alleged quid pro quo offer to oil executives uncovers potential tax savings of $110 billion, raising serious ethical, legal, and environmental concerns.

16 Democrats join GOP to pass controversial Israel Security Assistance Support Act

In a surprising bipartisan move, 16 Democrats break ranks to support a GOP-led bill compelling U.S. military aid to Israel, despite President Biden’s veto threat and significant human rights concerns.

Biden administration moves to reclassify marijuana: A major shift in US drug policy

President Biden’s Department of Justice takes historic steps to reclassify marijuana, aiming to end a ‘failed approach’ and recognize its medical benefits, sparking mixed reactions from lawmakers and advocates.

Florida bans sale and distribution of lab-grown meat throughout state

Florida Governor Ron DeSantis passed a ban on lab-grown meat with similar initiatives being considered in Arizona, Alabama and Tennessee.

Oil companies use paid news media partnerships to protect ‘social license to operate,’ documents...

Content created by the in-house advertising studios of major media is coming under growing scrutiny.