Saturday, October 24, 2020

Tag: NBC

Previewing the democratic debates: Every flavor of NBC, trusting corporate media...

The Democratic National Committee has announced the lineups for its first two presidential primary debates, which will be hosted by NBC on June 26...

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.

NBC fires Matt Lauer for sexually harassing coworkers

Lauer’s dismissal follows several others in the media for similar misconduct.

Americans like the resistance a lot more than they like Trump

They don’t like you, Mr. President. They really don’t like you.

Moderation in Pursuit of Truth Is the Media’s Vice

But neither NBC News nor The New York Times public editor knows it.

Matt Lauer Ignores Trump’s Lies

NBC host didn’t challenge Trump’s false claims about Iraq and Libya.

NBC’s Presidential Forum Continued the Shameful Corporate Coverage of the Great...

It was a low, wretched performance, by the network and both candidates, full of fluff and posturing and Alice in Wonderland statements of policy along with an almost complete derogation of authority by the anchors.

Winners and Losers in Our New Media Moment

The winners of the latest version of the news and election cycle won’t be the American people or the electoral system or a deeper knowledge of how our world works.

Williams Incident: Reagan and Bush Lied About Military Records but Got...

Many conservatives are currently criticizing NBC nightly news anchor Brian Williams for embellishing an experience he had at the beginning of the Iraq War. These same conservatives, however, continue idolizing Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush who “embellished” a lot of stories in wartime.

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The dangerous calls for ‘herd immunity’

As we’ve seen over decades with climate change, we are sure to begin to see actual experts like epidemiologists debating highly paid public speaking shills about herd immunity on cable news in the months ahead.

Ten uplifting teaching moments from President Fiasco

How to achieve peace in our time, universal happiness, and healthy goodwill towards our neighbor.

Ocean-Based Climate Solutions Act introduced in Senate

“This is the bill we have been waiting for. It draws on the latest science to tap the treasure-trove of ocean solutions to accelerate progress on climate change. The outcome? People win, the economy wins, nature wins.”

Why the Founders Would Decry What America has Become

If the Founding Fathers saw what the United States has become, they would be devastated. Poverty, income inequality, suppression of speaking ones mind, crime, war, and oligarch like behaviors all make up this new U.S. It is far from being the democracy it was created as.

To prevent voter intimidation, Michigan has banned open carry guns at polling places

“The presence of firearms at the polling place, clerk’s office(s), or absent voter counting board may cause disruption, fear or intimidation for voters, election workers and others present.”