Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Tag: media

Memo to the press (or how to cover Trump without Trump...

Stop treating Trump’s tweets as news. They’re not news; they’re his gut feelings at the moment.

Donald Trump: Weapon of mass distraction

Donald Trump is not only the perfect vehicle to shred regulations, he’s also a powerful distraction from the ongoing for-profit war against nature itself.

Progressive Briefing for Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Baltimore set to become first major American city to outlaw water privatization, House Democrats fight back against Big Pharma, Republicans want to give Trump the power to shut down media, and more.

How to reclaim the narrative – and power – in post-truth America

Hope plus action and investment equals revolutionary muscle. Now is the time for the progressive majority to set the terms of the conversation.

Noam Chomsky on mass media obsession with Russia & the stories...

This latest revelation in the Mueller investigation is part of a nearly 24-hour stream of headlines about Trump, Russia and the administration’s various scandals.

Race of mass shooters influences how the media cover their crimes,...

In a recent study, we explored whether the race of mass shooters influences how the media depict their crime, their motivations and their lives.

In the era of ‘fake news,’ Americans would like to change...

Does the population agree with this view?

What we can do about Trump’s escalating lies

His lies go out to tens of millions of Americans every day unmediated.

Faulty intelligence? The curious case of the murdered journalist who wasn’t

There is no question that journalists in Russia (and, for that matter, Ukraine) are under threat.

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Crunch-time: Exposing the worst leadership stunt since the divine right of kings

History’s greatest modern leadership stunt – that is, Trump playing at being president – has earned a clear dump-by date. Exposure of lawless Trumpery increases geometrically by its range, duration and interwoven criminality – plus the extraordinary number of insider sources.

Why Jeff Sessions’ final act could have more impact than expected

Just before he left, the departing attorney-general adopted a policy to limit the Justice Department’s ability to oversee abusive police departments.
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How blue states help red states

In reality, voters in red states are as dependent on the federal government as voters in blue states, and, truth be told, even more dependent.

Kyrsten Sinema flips Senate seat in Arizona in historic win

"As long as I've served Arizona, I've worked to help others see our common humanity and find common ground. That's the same approach I'll take to representing our great state in the Senate, where I'll be an independent voice for all Arizonans."

Judge halts further fracking off coast of Southern California until a full review is...

"A federal judge ordered the Trump administration to stop issuing permits for offshore fracking in federal waters off the California coast."

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