Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Tag: mainstream media

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.

NYT remembers David Koch more as ‘philanthropist’ than polluter

An obituary should memorialize a person, but some people’s legacies are darker than dinosaur exhibits.

Reporting on global crises like Amazon fires, media need to focus...

It doesn’t matter so much how many reports corporate media write; if the same people stay at the center of them, the story won’t change.

Media bias and movement building: Bernie Sanders’ revolutionary 2020 campaign

“Bernie Sanders makes my skin crawl. And I can’t even identify for you what exactly it is.”                                                                                              Former assistant U.S. attorney Mimi Rocah on...

Fascism then and now

A new book  I would like to announce the publication of a new book, entitled “Fascism, Then and...

Corporate media filled with nameless voices attacking progressive democrats

The Democratic Party establishment wants you to know that they’re not afraid of primary challenges from the Justice Democrats—a progressive political action...

Cornel West: Corporate media’s superficial coverage helped create “fascist Frankenstein Trump”

On Tuesday night, Senator Bernie Sanders openly criticized CNN’s handling of the debates. He told CNN’s Jake Tapper, “Your question is a...

Trump EPA claims new power plant rule would improve health of...

Media are missing the environmental justice story behind Trump's Affordable Clean Energy rule.

Think US media won’t help lead nation into war with Iran...

"Do U.S. reporters, anchors, and editors really want more Middle Eastern blood on their hands? If not, they need to fix their rather credulous and increasingly hawkish coverage of Iran—and fix it fast."

Corporate media have second thoughts about exiling Julian Assange from journalism

Corporate media dutifully laid the groundwork for the U.S. Department of Justice’s escalating political persecution of the WikiLeaks founder, and set the stage for a renewed assault on a free and independent press by the Trump administration.

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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."

800 scientists sign declaration of support for global climate justice activists

"We believe it is our moral duty to act now, and we urge other scientists to join us in helping to protect humanity’s only home."

Trump is selling out America in Syria and beyond

The most xenophobic and isolationist American president in modern history has been selling America to foreign powers for his personal benefit. That’s...

America’s dairyland may have a PFAS problem

First, there was Fred Stone, the third-generation dairy farmer in Maine who discovered that the milk from his cows contained harmful chemicals. Then...
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Homewreckers: How Wall Street, banks & Trump’s inner circle used the 2008 housing crash...

We speak with investigative reporter Aaron Glantz about his new book “Homewreckers,” which looks at the devastating legacy of the foreclosure crisis...