Saturday, September 25, 2021

Tag: mainstream media

The media bias no one is talking about

Today it’s democracy versus authoritarianism, voting rights versus white supremacy.

Obama wants his private presidential center on public land—and mainstream media...

Advocates say an alternate site in Washington Park is less disruptive and more beneficial to the community and the environment.

As US broils and Europe floods, media dismiss EU climate plan...

When humans seek to take aggressive action against this aggressive reality, reporters frame those goals as lofty and unlikely to succeed.

Media play up protests, play down effect of US sanctions in...

While giving the protests a great deal of coverage, the corporate press across the political spectrum consistently downplayed one of the primary causes of unrest: the increasingly punitive U.S. blockade.

How not to cover critical race theory

Critical race theory is a longstanding and specific academic lens for understanding systemic racism, but the right has transformed it into a catchall for anything that encourages talking about and addressing racism.

‘Stop interfering’: Ethiopia’s opportunity after the election

The level of condescension and interference displayed by the U.S. and others has angered many Ethiopians.

Key Assange witness recants—with zero corporate media coverage

Sigurdur Ingi Thordarson admitted that his entire testimony is false, a revelation that could be the death knell for U.S. attempts to prosecute the Wikileaks founder.

I will not yield my values: Fired AP journalist Emily Wilder...

Less than 48 hours after Stanford College Republicans began to post about me, I was fired.”

US media must scrutinize Biden presidency – not celebrate it –...

Journalists and those who hold their purse-strings will have to find a new enemy if they wish to keep their increased ratings – and maybe even their reputation of being a critical eye – intact when Biden becomes president in January.

Corporate media reverse reality by blaming BLM protesters for everything

Corporate media reports were quick to blame BLM for initiating violence, portraying them as senseless rioters in an otherwise peaceful and tranquil society.

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“We are unstoppable!” Some of the lessons from Occupy Wallstreet, 10 years later

“One of the main contributions of Occupy was ‘the 99 percent.’”

What to do with America’s nonconformist anti-vaxxers?

Final thought and a warning for nonconformists: understand that the greatest threat to your freedoms will not come from government mandates, but when the deadly virus comes after you.

China – Cultural revolution 2.0 and great leap backward?

Young people in China and America face similar problems. Both countries need a profound revolution but it must be real and ground up, not a populist sham from those in power.

How an ancient irrigation method makes sustainable life possible in the U.S. Southwest

Time-proven acequia irrigation systems already in use in New Mexico make it possible for people to thrive in arid regions.

The never ending cycle of nuclear insanity

Please repeat after me: No excuses. No compromise. No fear.