Thursday, October 21, 2021

Tag: mainstream media

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.

Debunking Trump and corporate media’s WHO/China coverup conspiracy theories

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.

Media acknowledge drive to defund police—but seek to blunt its radical...

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.

Too much bull excrement!!

All those nice and decent companies want to see you through this, of course, IF you use their products or services.

Newsweek fails to note that White House reopening guidelines make absolutely...

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.

US media failed to factcheck Sweden’s herd immunity hoax

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.

In pandemic, Sunday shows centered official voices, sidelined independent health experts

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.

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6 ways restaurants can reduce their environmental impact

The restaurant industry struggles to meet consumers’ sustainability standards because of conventional management patterns.

Exposed: how Pfizer exploits secretive vaccine contracts to strong-arm governments

“Pfizer has used its monopoly on a lifesaving vaccine to extract concessions from desperate governments,” said the report’s author, urging action from the Biden administration.

99.9% of scientists agree on human-caused climate change

“Our study helps confirm that there is no remaining scientific uncertainty about the urgency and gravity of this task.”

Trump planning to run in 2024? From his jail cell?

This guy is a political crook that has been allowed to run free—so far.

What it’s like to watch a harpooned whale die right before your eyes

Author Paul Watson has no problem with critics calling him and his marine-life-defending colleagues pirates—it’s far better than helplessly standing by and doing nothing in the face of the violence against animals they have witnessed.