Tuesday, August 3, 2021

Tag: mainstream media

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.

New study finds climate change denial received disproportionate media coverage for...

"Rather than marginalize self-interested voices and give prominence to expert voices, these papers did just the opposite."

NYT acknowledges need for economic change—without crediting those who would bring...

“Remember, news is what the public does not know.”

US news falsely reports that North Korea threatened to nuke US

In case it isn’t clear that U.S. News & World Report is misinforming readers with a ridiculous interpretation.

Government attacks media as people’s media reveals the truth

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

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The Right’s grotesque, negative learning curve is steadily demolishing its national brand

For a white nationalist base obsessed with “losing its country” (and dominance) to outsiders and non-whites, won’t chronic, severe political whoppers achieve exactly its worst fear?

Hundreds of activists arrested in DC during “Moral Monday”

“I am not afraid, I will fight for liberation cause I know why I was made. I am not afraid.”
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Deputy on leave after controversial arrest of mother and teen on video

A Texas sheriff’s deputy was placed on administrative leave pending an internal investigation into the incident.

Climate crisis has cost Colorado billions—now it wants oil firms to pick up the...

ExxonMobil and Suncor face lawsuits in the western state but big oil’s apologists say the U.S. consumer is to blame for emissions.

Bayer to pull glyphosate products, including Roundup, from US home and garden market

Bayer's decision comes in response to the many lawsuits related to glyphosate that it inherited when it acquired Monsanto in 2018.