Monday, December 6, 2021

Tag: journalism

The Crackdown on Dakota Access Pipeline Reporters Shows the Vital Role...

These arrests have raised issues about the complex relationship between activism and journalism.

North Dakota vs. Amy Goodman: Journalism Is Not a Crime

We will fight this charge. Freedom of the press is essential to the functioning of a democratic society. North Dakota, muzzle the dogs, not the press.

Al Jazeera America is Being Cancelled

Hundreds of jobs are soon to be lost at Al Jazeera America to shut down all operations come April.

Can Capitalism and Mankind Both Survive?

American mainstream journalism isn’t asking the big question: Can capitalism and mankind co-exist? The reason journalists aren’t asking is that they know the uncomfortable answer is: No they cannot.

Egyptian Government Arrests Three Journalists in Three Days

Earlier this month, the Committee to Protect Journalists accused the Egyptian government of holding record numbers of journalists behind bars this year. Now the CPJ is demanding Egyptian authorities immediately release three journalists who were recently arrested.

You Can’t Trust the (Corporate) Press

From operation mockingbird to wars based on official lies, you can't trust the corporate press. Democracy will only flourish when "the press can decide whether to print what it knows.”

HuffPost and Washington Post Reporters Face Charges in Ferguson

Huffington Post's Ryan Reilly and Washington Post's Wesley Lowery were charged with trespassing and interfering with a police officer a year after being detained during the Ferguson riots. This raises troubling questions about press freedom.

American Journalism’s Ideology: Why the ‘Liberal’ Media Is Fundamentalist

If we were to step back from the diversionary label of journalism and evaluate the deeper ideological commitments that shape mainstream news, what are they really? Robert Jensen evaluates an organization’s coverage of environmental news.

Journalists Face Most Deadly and Dangerous Period in Recent History

“Journalists are being caught in a terror dynamic," in which they are targeted and restricted of their civil liberties in the name of fighting terror. Is this the most deadly and dangerous period for journalists in recent history?

Journalism as Subversion

Global capitalism erases the world's stories and histories. It seeks to shut out our voices, hopes and dreams by replacing the actual and the real with fake and false. Is its ultimate goal to create a vast historical amnesia?

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The Donald also rises?

For all practical purposes, right-wing populists will have taken over the world.

As executives hike prices, US corporations rake in biggest profits since 1950

"Corporations can get away with it because they have too much power in the economy."

Former Ohio deputy charged with murder after shooting man in back

Initially on administrative leave from the sheriff’s office since the shooting, Jason Meade retired in July 2021.

“Only the people can save the people!” Xiomora Castro’s presidential win in Honduras

“I believe firmly that the democratic socialism I propose is the solution to pull Honduras out of the abyss we have been buried in by neo-liberalism, a narco-dictator and corruption.”

The coronavirus is a wake-up call for climate change

Perhaps the COVID-19 outbreak is the wake-up call the world needs to get people accustomed to the fact that because of climate change, we all now need to change our lifestyles to protect our lives.