Monday, March 1, 2021

Tag: media

That time private US media companies stepped in to silence the...

A relatively new medium was harnessed to inject hateful ideas into American society for political gain.

As far right storms Capitol, media need to look at their...

“Responsibility for this act of sedition lies squarely with the president, who has shown that his continued tenure in office poses a grave threat to U.S. democracy.”

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.

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.

Class war — not the media hokey pokey — is what...

Maybe you don’t want to call it class war. But whatever you call it, the system always makes a killing.

It’s vitally important for media to get facts right in a...

It’s so vital to provide accurate information, particularly about the outbreak’s growth, and especially when you are an outlet that officials and opinion-shapers are likely to look to for guidance when making decisions and recommendations about the drastic measures needed to halt the coronavirus.

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.

“Don’t hate the media, be the media”: Reflections on 20 years...

Let’s look at how the 20th anniversary of protests in Seattle that shut down a meeting of the World Trade Organization also marks the time when the first Independent Media Center came to life.

Standing on the brink—the President’s war on the press

The freedom we cherish in America owes a great deal to the symbiotic relationship between “the news”—free-wheeling journalism, warts and all—and an accountable government.

What media like best about Elizabeth Warren: She’s not Bernie Sanders

When the Washington Post‘s Paul Waldman (9/18/19) recently attempted to explain Elizabeth Warren’s rise in the Democratic primary polls, he attributed it in part to...

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Urgent news: Demand the immediate release of imprisoned activist journalist Mumia Abu-Jamal.
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The only way Democrats will get anything done

With Vice President Kamala Harris now serving as the tie-breaking vote, Senate Democrats can and must abolish the filibuster.

Senators question DHS and ICE on abuse allegations against migrants

"The allegations of violence and brutality against vulnerable refugees seeking safety here in the United States are unlawful and disturbing.”

2021 update: Half of America in or near poverty

The facts and numbers from numerous sources reflect the reality of deprivation in America, and help to confirm what has been called the "sharpest rise in the U.S. poverty rate since the 1960s."

‘Held to ransom’: Pfizer demands governments gamble with state assets to secure vaccine deal

“Pfizer and BioNTech are firmly committed to working with governments and other relevant stakeholders to ensure equitable and affordable access to our Covid-19 vaccine for people around the world.”