Thursday, May 23, 2019

Tag: media

HuffPost and Washington Post Reporters Face Charges in Ferguson

Huffington Post's Ryan Reilly and Washington Post's Wesley Lowery were charged with trespassing and interfering with a police officer a year after being detained during the Ferguson riots. This raises troubling questions about press freedom.

Poor-Shaming 2.0

Why do Republicans insist on humiliating low-income households when it comes to their qualification for aid to access the Internet? It's shameful that GOP officials continue to demean people in need.

American Journalism’s Ideology: Why the ‘Liberal’ Media Is Fundamentalist

If we were to step back from the diversionary label of journalism and evaluate the deeper ideological commitments that shape mainstream news, what are they really? Robert Jensen evaluates an organization’s coverage of environmental news.

How Mainstream Is Bernie Sanders Really?

A democratic socialist and all, Bernie Sanders isn't being taken seriously by the corporate media. But to mainstream media's surprise, Sanders’s positions are quite mainstream to the stances of the general American public.

Fox News Anchor Bill O’Reilly Reportedly Abused His Wife in Front...

“You can't be a real man if you don't look out for your kids. They need you.” But is Bill O'Reilly "a real man" after he allegedly physically abused his wife in front of their young daughter?

Seymour Hersh Details Explosive Story on Bin Laden Killing and Responds...

While the White House claims that Seymour Hersh's explosive story is "riddled with inaccuracies," Hersh sits down in an exclusive interview with Democracy Now to discuss the assassination of Osama bin Laden and responds to criticism.

As Video Captures Officers’ Fatal Shootings of Unarmed Men, Knowing Your...

As video proves decisive in holding police accountable for police brutality across the country, it's important you know your rights when filming a police officer. Democracy Now answers questions regarding people’s rights with Jay Stanley, a senior policy analyst.

Hiding America’s War Crimes in Laos, While Reporting on the Grim...

The NY Times recently reported on the “Secret War” by the U.S. against Laos, but it failed to mention that this bombing and strafing campaign was targeted. Did the NY Times coverup Washington's war crimes committed in Laos?

Media’s Email Hysteria: Why Are Republicans Exempt?

If a private email account is so shocking to mainstream media, why was there barely any talk about the millions of emails that disappeared during the Bush years? The current hysteria seems to reveal the intense press prejudice against Hillary Clinton by several well-placed Washington journalists.

TV Meteorologists Should Say It Loud and Clear: Climate Change Is...

Climate change is here and it is real. It's time TV Meteorologists state the cold, hard facts: it is a planetary threat and there is plenty we can do about it.

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American corporations are helping fund the war on women

These corporations say they are all for gender equality but their political contributions say otherwise.

‘The time is now:’ Over 200 economists send a letter to Congress endorsing Medicare...

"We encourage Congress to move forward with implementing a public financed Medicare for All plan to achieve the equitable and affordable universal health care system that the American people need."

Johnson & Johnson ordered to pay $25M in baby powder cancer verdict

According to Judge Manuel Mendez, who is presiding over the trial, Johnson & Johnson placed “corporate profits and reputation over the health and safety of consumers.”

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

China’s global leadership list

What should the U.S. do to try and keep up with China?

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