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