Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Tag: media

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.

Longtime reporter leaves NBC saying media is ‘Trump circus’ that encourages...

William Arkin issued the blistering critique after a 30-year relationship with NBC, calling for “Trump-free” media days and a reckoning about how the network encourages a state of perpetual warfare.

The new Agitprop? The Integrity Initiative exposed

Expect these evidence free smears to continue and for more well funded groups like the Integrity Initiative to appear in the future, claiming to be fighting disinformation while engaging in it themselves, often against their own citizens or those of allied countries.

Fox News hasn’t mentioned possible election fraud in North Carolina for...

Despite harping on baseless “voter fraud” myths for years, Fox News has virtually ignored this apparent case of actual election fraud.

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Peruvian innovators launch banana leaf biodegradable dishes to combat plastic consumption

Chewa Plant aims to manufacture and commercialize the disposable dishes to help reduce plastic consumption and the pollution it causes.

In a step towards justice, US Senate passes bill with funds for missing and...

Lack of sufficient data and jurisdictional issues has been a huge obstacle for finding justice for Indigenous women that are victims of violence.

Veteran journalist Bill Moyers says he fears for the nation’s survival

“All th’s needed for evil to triumph is that good men do nothing.”

Demanding Kavanaugh impeachment, law students launch nationwide strike against illegitimate justice

"We cannot accept a system that empowers a man who repeatedly lied under oath and a judiciary review process that only performs a sham of an investigation into his misconduct."

Jane Fonda leads climate protests at US Capitol for fifth week in a row

“We cannot leave it to young people to fight this fight for their future by themselves.”