Thursday, August 13, 2020

Tag: mainstream media

To corporate media, an exercise bike ad is more newsworthy than...

Even when media did choose to cover the NDAA, the majority of these outlets chose to focus on the main victory that was negotiated by Democrats.

‘Afghan Papers’ wouldn’t be needed if we had a real independent...

Embedded journalists and news organizations that hire retired generals for commentary don’t give the true picture.

Malignant normality silently takes hold in America

The national media should free itself from this president’s constant demand for exposure and attention.

For corporate media, it’s ‘anybody but Sanders or Warren’

History is unfolding in real-time. It’s not a product on the media shelf, to be passively bought and consumed.

Record inequality and corporate profits are what media call a ‘strong...

It makes little sense if one assumes corporate journalists are primarily concerned with informing the public.

Max Blumenthal arrest exposes hypocrisy of western media and ‘human rights’...

Here’s an idea for media outlets and NGOs concerned about the appeal of Russian public relations efforts: start doing your jobs by holding your own authoritarian politicians and politicized police forces to account.

The revolution isn’t being televised

Media uninterested in protest movements around the world.

What George Carlin taught us about media propaganda by omission

George Carlin’s quip reminds us to demand the other score: the horrific cost of our unequal and unsustainable status quo.

NYT remembers David Koch more as ‘philanthropist’ than polluter

An obituary should memorialize a person, but some people’s legacies are darker than dinosaur exhibits.

Reporting on global crises like Amazon fires, media need to focus...

It doesn’t matter so much how many reports corporate media write; if the same people stay at the center of them, the story won’t change.

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Donald the Dunce: He flunked Poli Sci 101

It’s hard to cheat when the whole world is watching...

House Dems bring forth new bill defending the USPS

“Millions of people rely on the Postal Service every day to communicate, to access critical medications, and to vote.”
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You can fight voter suppression–Here’s how

It’s easy to get angry or worried and throw your hands up, but there is something you can do right now.

Reactionaries in ragged retreat: A wingnut brew of bottom-dwellers

Trump politics are in shambles, whatever he and lackeys try boomerang, and why should anything change in the next five months?

Lawsuit filed after police handcuff 8-year-old boy on video

“My son has a disability and the authorities tried to make him a criminal.”