Centrist Pundits Paved Way for Trump’s ‘Alt-Left’ False Equivalence
August 16th, 2017, 04:32 PM
As it turns out, there’s no way to suggest that unruly leftists are as bad as neo-Nazis without suggesting that neo-Nazis are no worse than unruly leftists.
‘This Is a Company That Is Essentially Producing Trump TV’
August 16th, 2017, 04:32 PM
"You’ve got a network absolutely going to bat for the Republican Party...using all the same talking points and language that Trump does on 'fake news.'... Then turning around and saying, OK, we’re here for our policy favors."
For Media, Driving Into a Crowd of Protesters Is a ‘Clash’
August 12th, 2017, 04:32 PM
The Washington Post, Boston Globe, AOL News, The Hill, BBC and Sky News UK all chose to frame the ramming of a car into anti-fascist protesters as “clashes.”
Kandi Mossett on Dakota Access Update, Craig Aaron on Sinclair Takeover
August 11th, 2017, 04:32 PM
Corporate media are wrong in their evident belief—if coverage is guide—that the fight over the Dakota Access pipeline is over. We have an update on a struggle that's very much alive.
‘Access Is About Knowing How to Get the Future Right’
August 10th, 2017, 04:32 PM
"The portion of the population that gets to weigh in on whether or not prisons should exist as they do, or how they’re run, is largely in the dark about what happens behind the walls."
Do Corporate Media Need to Lie to Promote Trade Deals?
August 10th, 2017, 04:32 PM
People can have reasonable differences of opinion on trade deals like the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), but why is it that the proponents have to insist, with zero evidence, that not doing the deal was an economic disaster?
Conspiracies Pushed by Atlantic’s Editor Excluded From Atlantic’s Denunciation of Conspiracy Theories
August 10th, 2017, 04:32 PM
Which “conspiracy theories” the media decide to care about and which they don’t is largely a function of who is advancing those conspiracy theories, and whose interests they serve.
‘You’re in Danger of Ignoring an Entire Section of the Population’
August 5th, 2017, 04:32 PM
"Yes, you do want to have protection for everyone. But by not focusing on the people who currently do not have those protections, you’re basically ensuring that they never will."
Remembering the Gulf of Tonkin, and the Consequences of Wanting to Believe
August 5th, 2017, 04:32 PM
US journalists reported official claims about the Gulf of Tonkin incident as absolute truths, ignoring countervailing evidence and opening the floodgates for the bloody Vietnam War and the deaths of over 50,000 Americans and millions of Southeast Asians.
Heather Ann Thompson on Prison Access
August 4th, 2017, 04:32 PM
Prisons are shielded from public view on purpose, and journalists have to work hard for access when it's possible at all. The result is a media landscape that pairs relative silence about prison life with an absurdly outsized focus on crime