Sunday, January 19, 2020

Tag: mainstream media

What do we want? Unbiased reporting! When do we want it?...

Protests identify legitimate grievances in society, and often tackle issues that affect people who lack the power to address them through other means.

How do we cover Iran better in the news? Include more...

“Without an Iranian to parse out information—who truly understands that identity—the American consumer is not getting the story. And their opinions and voting habits will be swayed in a direction that is misinformed.”

To corporate media, an exercise bike ad is more newsworthy than...

Even when media did choose to cover the NDAA, the majority of these outlets chose to focus on the main victory that was negotiated by Democrats.

‘Afghan Papers’ wouldn’t be needed if we had a real independent...

Embedded journalists and news organizations that hire retired generals for commentary don’t give the true picture.

Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

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.

Record inequality and corporate profits are what media call a ‘strong...

It makes little sense if one assumes corporate journalists are primarily concerned with informing the public.

Max Blumenthal arrest exposes hypocrisy of western media and ‘human rights’...

Here’s an idea for media outlets and NGOs concerned about the appeal of Russian public relations efforts: start doing your jobs by holding your own authoritarian politicians and politicized police forces to account.

The revolution isn’t being televised

Media uninterested in protest movements around the world.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

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In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Ex-pharma lobbyist embedded in White House tanked drug pricing bill, while his former employer...

Trump’s top healthcare adviser, former Gilead Sciences lobbyist Joe Grogan, strenuously lobbied within the White House and on Capitol Hill against price negotiations.

Embracing Islamic terrorism

Ever wonder why we never go to war against or impose sanctions on these sponsors of terrorism? Heck, we don’t even condemn them!

Trump’s loosening of pork inspection regulations fails to protect consumers from illness and death...

"Food safety is one of the most important protections in our country and gifting the slaughter industry self-regulation powers will mean pork eaters in this country will be facing higher threats of disease.”

Our country, the United States, is a rogue nation and our leaders are criminals

Should we fear for the future of this rogue nation and of the world?