Wednesday, October 27, 2021

Tag: mainstream media

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.

US media can’t think how to fight fires without $1-an-hour prison...

The main difference: Unlike prison laborers, regular citizens have to be paid more than pittance wages.

When it comes to the truth of opinion columns, it’s reader...

Normally, there is at least the assumption, among professional journalists and readers alike, that the opinion pieces are held to some basic standard of factual accuracy.

At Washington Post, defunding police is a step too radical

With the Post’s prominence as a leading publication for political coverage, it’s no wonder Americans are resistant to the idea of defunding: The news they’re reading is telling them to resist it.

NYT urges Biden to shun his party’s ‘left-leaning brand’

Election season is finally heating up again—which means it’s time for corporate media to get back to flogging their “move to the center” horse when covering Democrats.

Tell me the truth

So the question is: who do you believe when you need information?

On right-wing violence in Texas, media’s silence sends message

Is this sending a message to would-be future attackers that there will be no consequences for their actions?

Mainstream news prioritizes big business and opponents of climate action –...

“Whether we’re talking about social advocacy groups or businesses, I’m finding that most messages these groups put out are in favor of climate action.”

Worries about foreign ‘hacking’ of vaccine research place corporate profits ahead...

The Times fully admits that this alleged hacking would not harm U.S. public health, but only the profits of U.S. pharmaceutical companies.

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Bogus “rugged individualism” corrodes our social fabric, fueling violent protest & pandemic mayhem

Either “rugged individualism” is exposed as a mistaken, scam mythology, disrupting and exploiting what’s good for the many -- or we face something closer to “rugged extinction.”

Oklahoma Supreme Court puts temporary hold on 3 abortion laws due to go into...

“All of these laws have the same goal: to make it harder to get an abortion in Oklahoma.”
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Don’t believe corporate America’s ‘labor shortage’ bullshit. This is an unofficial general strike.

What’s really happening is more accurately described as a living-wage shortage, a hazard pay shortage, a childcare shortage, a paid sick leave shortage, and a health care shortage.
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Minneapolis cop charged after killing innocent man with patrol car

The Hennepin County Attorney’s Office announced that Officer Brian Cummings has been charged with felony counts of second degree manslaughter and criminal vehicular homicide.

Personal interview: Abby Martin what are the prospects for peace?

Abby Martin is an American journalist, TV presenter and activist who continues her work opposing imperialism and promoting peace, as an independent filmmaker and journalist.