Monday, March 30, 2020

Tag: media

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...

Denouncing misleading attacks and lack of ‘fact-based analysis,’ Sanders campaign fires...

Sen. Bernie Sanders has never been shy about criticizing MSNBC, but the senator's 2020 Democratic presidential campaign is becoming increasingly vocal in calling out...

Ola Bini, Ricardo Patiño, Correa & Glas: The Moreno regime escalates...

This further illustrates the cruel irony of “justice” under neoliberalism – the jailing of activists, journalists and progressive leaders, as the cover for an implementation of the policies of austerity, and a distraction for the corrupt personal dealings of the ruling political elite.

Defending Julian Assange; Defending the Truth

On 11 April 2019, WikiLeaks editor Julian Assange was dragged from the Ecuadorian Embassy in London by UK police and arrested for...

Paper or digital, political posters matter as much as ever

“Print is not dead!” Lincoln Cushing exclaims. And digital is not always the ideal alternative – with social media algorithms set up to silo people into comfortable bubbles, these posters might not travel to unlikely audiences.

Guns, climate denial and conspiracies: Al Jazeera captures Australian far right...

The exchange with the petrochemical giants, from September 2018, is part of a blockbuster hidden-camera investigative series released by Al Jazeera.

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Is the DNC cheating? Again?

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

Set to approve $4.5 trillion to bail out corporations, Trump White House objects to...

"As governors and local leaders around the country are making clear, private efforts without more extensive government support are proving far from sufficient to meet the current and anticipated needs."
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Yale study says Medicare for All would save US $450 billion, prevent nearly 70,000...

The study in The Lancet found that Medicare for All, supported by Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren, will save money and is more cost-effective than “Medicare for All Who Want It."

Who will win the US presidential election 2020: A prediction as to the winner...

There is no doubt that Bernie will give a tough competition to Trump but if Russia provides any kind of data support to trump, he will outplace Bernie.