Thursday, May 13, 2021

Tag: media

Media evasions on racism and the role of Derek Chauvin

The main perpetrators and beneficiaries of systemic racism include powerful corporations that sponsor news outlets that have aimed a bright spotlight at this killer cop.

‘Divisive’: How corporate media dismiss ideas unpopular with elites

All too often, words such as “divisive,” “contentious” or “controversial” are used merely as media codewords meaning “ideas unpopular with the ruling elite”—what FAIR calls “not journalistically viable.”

Biden promised to end standardized testing in schools—it was never going...

In education policymaking in Washington, D.C., the “bean counters” are still in charge.

How Biden’s agenda is shaped by the corporate class

A national government that represents corporations and routinely lies to its voters needs Silicon Valley and the corporate press to maintain a stranglehold over the dissemination of information.

Murdoch paper gives away the game: Cuomo is on their side

Gov. Andrew Cuomo's decade in office has been marked by resisting taxation of the wealthy and an adversarial stance against public sector labor unions.

Rush, Roger, Rupert, and the Donald may ride forever

Have the Four Horsemen of our media apocalypse—Rush Limbaugh, Roger Ailes, Rupert Murdoch, and Donald Trump—ridden roughshod over us this past half-century?

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.

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A pesticide linked to brain damage in children could finally be banned

A court has ruled that the EPA must ban the controversial pesticide chlorpyrifos—or prove its safety.

What America can learn from China—Lessons from the pandemic

While the China model cannot be transplanted to the West, there’s a lot that America can learn from China.

Fracking 101: What you should know

Modern fracking emerged so quickly, faster than its impacts were understood.

In blow to NRA, federal judge dismisses group’s bankruptcy case

The judge ruled that the powerful gun lobby declared bankruptcy in an attempt to avoid facing a New York state lawsuit that accuses the organization of fraud and seeks to disband it.

Corporate media oppose Afghan control of Afghanistan

Establishment reporting over the future of Afghanistan after Biden’s announcement demonstrated the imperialist mindset of corporate journalists.