Friday, April 10, 2020

Tag: mainstream media

A million extinctions eclipsed by one royal grandbaby

Mainstream media gave more time to the royal baby’s birth in the week he was born than to all stories about the climate crisis in all of 2018.

Burned? Media bias against Bernie Sanders intensifies

Now he just has to wait for most of the media and the American political class to acknowledge and understand his movement, probably a more difficult task.

Study: Major media outlets’ Twitter accounts amplify false Trump claims on...

News outlets are still failing to grapple with a major problem that media critics highlighted during the Trump transition.

Why so many journalists are clueless about the Bernie 2020 Campaign

The elite-oriented atmosphere of media aversion to Sanders is in sync with media disregard for the power of community-based activism that could result in a Sanders presidency.

Bernie busts Uncle Joe

I am happy to point out that Bernie raised a lot of money in a single day and no one in the media (except LA Progressive and yours truly, plus a lot of tweets and Reddit postings), pointed this out.

Comcast-owned MSNBC in the tank for Joe Biden’s presidential run

Biden has already seen his share of coverage, and was the second-most-mentioned Democratic candidate on cable news during the first three months of 2019.

Fox’s Brian Kilmeade calls for armed worshipers after California synagogue mass...

Kilmeade: "I think you have to go ready to defend yourself, ready to defend the congregation who are going there."

Can we stop pretending now?

Donald Trump is a bullshit artist of the first order. Yet all art reflects the time in which it’s produced and Trump’s art is no exception.

Who bankrolls Tucker Carlson’s hateful propaganda? Why the Kochs of course.

Carlson’s moonlighting as an extremist at The Daily Caller is heavily bankrolled by – you guessed it – the Koch brothers.

Dog Day Amerika

Sidney Lumet's 1975 film Dog Day Afternoon is worth watching, if just for one reason. That would be the total fascination by many in...

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A nurse bought protective supplies for her colleagues using GoFundMe. The hospital suspended her.

How a confrontation in one of the nation’s coronavirus hotspots illustrates a troubling national trend.

Is the DNC cheating? Again?

The DNC’s candidate always gains in the counting. And that is highly suspicious.

Taxpayers paid millions to design a low-cost ventilator for a pandemic. Instead, the company...

As coronavirus sweeps the globe, there is not a single Trilogy Evo Universal ventilator — developed with government funds — in the U.S. stockpile.

Travesty averted: An uplifting poem for the pandemic

There are times when well-meaning "message poetry" captures the moment and touches heart strings.

Elizabeth Warren introduces plan to protect elections during coronavirus pandemic

"Congress must act to protect our upcoming elections, keep voters and poll workers safe, and safeguard our electoral institutions for the long haul."