Tag: mainstream media
How major southeast utilities paid local media for favorable coverage
This is an example of how big money can interact with the decline in local journalism to spread false or misleading information, including about the climate crisis and appropriate solutions.
Noam Chomsky & Vijay Prashad on Ukraine, why US must negotiate...
When it comes to continuing the war rather than negotiating a peace settlement, “the United States and Britain are pretty isolated on this.”
Dinner versus the truth: The problem with Facebook’s content warnings
The decision to prioritize our own comfort and convenience by looking away might feel easier, but it comes at a terrible cost.
Accurate science reporting influences Americans’ climate change beliefs only briefly, study...
“What we found suggests that people need to hear the same accurate messages about climate change again and again. If they only hear it once, it recedes very quickly.”
Media ignore criticism of DHS’s new ‘disinformation’ board—unless it’s from the...
The board’s stated mission would be to address “disinformation spread by foreign states such as Russia, China and Iran,” as well as “transnational criminal organizations and human-smuggling organizations.”
Western media accuse China of wanting to do what US does...
A new Cold War media blitz against China that simultaneously serves US imperialism by blessing it or denying that it exists.
Western media fall in lockstep for Neo-Nazi publicity stunt in Ukraine
In the case of the recent crisis in Ukraine, Western journalists have omitted key context about the expansion of NATO since the end of the Cold War, as well as U.S. support for the Maidan coup in 2014.
Lack of media urgency over GOP efforts to steal 2024 elections
One of the “most consistent criticisms of the political press from the left these days is that it treats politics and policy as ‘normal’ when the United States is facing an unprecedented crisis of democracy.”
The Great Disconnect Part 1…
The majority of Americans at that time, and even now, never dared to question what our government and embedded media shoveled at them.
The media’s rotten reporting on Biden’s social and climate bill (and...
The mainstream media is doing a rotten job informing America about one of the most important pieces of legislation to come along in decades.