Thursday, April 18, 2019

Tag: mainstream media

Can we stop pretending now?

Donald Trump is a bullshit artist of the first order. Yet all art reflects the time in which it’s produced and Trump’s art is no exception.

Who bankrolls Tucker Carlson’s hateful propaganda? Why the Kochs of course.

Carlson’s moonlighting as an extremist at The Daily Caller is heavily bankrolled by – you guessed it – the Koch brothers.

Dog Day Amerika

Sidney Lumet's 1975 film Dog Day Afternoon is worth watching, if just for one reason. That would be the total fascination by many in...

As Mueller finds no collusion, did press overhype Russiagate? Glenn Greenwald...

"This is the saddest media spectacle I’ve ever seen, since I began practicing journalism in 2005."

The big obstacle for Bernie isn’t DNC rigging’ – it’s media...

We must confront those corporate media forces while vastly strengthening independent progressive media work of all kinds.

Cable TV news: A mere shadow of what it could and...

News reporting is, without a doubt, extremely important. But that is just not enough, we also need these T.V. channels to go a step further and expand their horizons.

Lost in TrumpWorld

Ostensibly big stories erupt, command universal attention, and then evaporate like the dewfall on a summer morning, their place taken by the next equally big, no less ephemeral story.

Forum perversion: Why progressive media should BAN climate-troll comments

Extensive reflection has produced a rather compelling case why the trolls’ climate pseudoscience comments – if not the trolls themselves – should be banned from progressive media.

Longtime reporter leaves NBC saying media is ‘Trump circus’ that encourages...

William Arkin issued the blistering critique after a 30-year relationship with NBC, calling for “Trump-free” media days and a reckoning about how the network encourages a state of perpetual warfare.

Not one network should have aired Trump’s immigration speech

The president is going to demonize the media no matter what they do. So what do they have to lose by doing the right thing?

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Third police officer sentenced to prison for framing black males

“These three police officers from Biscayne Park disgraced themselves and damaged the public’s trust in law enforcement."

Following Warren’s announcement, Sanders vows to ban fracking and all new fossil fuel projects

"If we fail to substantially cut the amount of carbon in our atmosphere in under 11 years, the human, environmental, and economic costs will be severe and irreversible."

Just after Sanders revealed Fox viewers’ approval of Medicare for All, Trump’s Medicare chief...

Media Matters labeled Verma's interview an intentional "smear" of the Vermont Independent senator's appearance and proposal.
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The 12 biggest myths about raising taxes on the rich

So the next time you hear one of these myths, know the truth.

Fossil fuel companies are enlisting police to crack down on protesters

State lawmakers across the country are advancing bills to increase penalties for demonstrators who interfere with 'critical infrastructure,' such as pipelines and gas terminals.

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