Friday, July 3, 2020

Tag: mainstream media

Government attacks media as people’s media reveals the truth

For the last decade, stories produced and amplified by the democratized media have put the power structure at risk.

Debunking Trump and corporate media’s WHO/China coverup conspiracy theories

Persistent myths are allegations of Chinese manipulation of the World Health Organization (WHO), and blaming Chinese secrecy for the ack of early action on containing the coronavirus.

Media acknowledge drive to defund police—but seek to blunt its radical...

Today, even as ideas for police reform that barely surfaced in corporate media in the past are becoming part of the mainstream conversation, media continue to try to steer that conversation away from its radical edge.

Too much bull excrement!!

All those nice and decent companies want to see you through this, of course, IF you use their products or services.

Newsweek fails to note that White House reopening guidelines make absolutely...

It’s critically important that media provide accurate reporting on what our governments are choosing to do, and what price we are likely to pay for their choices.

US media failed to factcheck Sweden’s herd immunity hoax

This is especially important as “herd immunity” has become a popular stalking horse among certain right-wingers seeking to argue that infecting broad swathes of the population is the best way to return the world — and the world economy — to normal.

In pandemic, Sunday shows centered official voices, sidelined independent health experts

While the Sunday shows have always leaned heavily on politicians, other public officials, and their surrogates, this skew is more pronounced than FAIR has found in the past.

First came interesting times—then came the mother of all curses

Taking a look at the pandemic through a different kind of lens—here's a serious point the mainstream media has overlooked for the most part.

Corporate media setting stage for New Cold War with China

Corporate media distortions and bombast are priming the American public to see China as a treacherous villain that has to be forcefully confronted, perhaps with violence.

It’s crucial to distinguish between can’t and won’t—with a million lives...

It’s not a law of microbiology that requires that we allow the coronavirus to infect hundreds of millions of people, but a choice made by governments.

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The USPS is the only organization that was forced to pre-pay for health benefits...

“The Postal Service's $15 billion debt is a direct result of the mandate.”

Senate kills amendment to withdraw US troops from Afghanistan

“The pandemic clearly shows that expensive endless wars that cost $6 trillion from taxpayers make Americans less safe as they take funds from critical needs like healthcare.”

House passes massive infrastructure bill, Senate Majority Leader calls it ‘nonsense’

The $1.5 trillion package includes investing in clean energy, public lands, and transit systems and focused less on building new roads.

Future US presidents must not be allowed to manage any type of pandemic

We can’t keep doing things “the old way’, especially when they don’t work. It’s time to make this critically important change.

Medicare for All over militarism

Although it doesn’t seem to interest most American voters, militarism is now as much of a domestic as it is a foreign policy issue.