Tag: mainstream media
Protests identify legitimate grievances in society, and often tackle issues that affect people who lack the power to address them through other means.
“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.”
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.
Embedded journalists and news organizations that hire retired generals for commentary don’t give the true picture.
The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.
History is unfolding in real-time. It’s not a product on the media shelf, to be passively bought and consumed.
It makes little sense if one assumes corporate journalists are primarily concerned with informing the public.
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.
George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.