Saturday, September 22, 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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Another tax scam for the rich

It’s another big handout to the wealthy, another huge increase in the federal deficit, and it’s illegal.

New poll indicates Democratic women are most motivated voting group ahead of midterm elections

Experts are hoping that the group "most motivated" to vote above all others will "form the battle lines for this fall’s midterm elections."

Former top aide to NY Gov. Cuomo sentenced to 6yrs in prison

Although Gov. Andrew Cuomo has not been charged in the case, his administration has taken official state action to benefit large companies that paid bribes to his former top aide.

There’s a new crash coming

Skyrocketing debt, Wall Street deregulation, a fraying social safety net, and a diminished dollar could soon leave the United States looking like Greece.

Progressive Briefing for Friday, September 21

American-made bombs are being used to massacre large numbers of civilians in Yemen, ICE is arresting the sponsors of undocumented children, and more.

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