Category Freedom of Speech
While of dubious value, it is common practice at NPR to seek perspective on wrongdoing from the wrongdoers themselves.
Militarism in the Media: On January 15, 2019, 100 participants joined our webinar featuring experts Rose Dyson and Jeff Cohen discussing the role of the media in promoting violence and warfare Militarism is the “elephant in the room,” says FAIR founder Jeff Cohen. Former TV pundit for MSNBC, CNN, and Fox, Jeff was fired for […]
“The speech he delivered in New York, on April 4, 1967, was a speech for all humanity—for the world community. “
Israel just ‘lost Cronkite’ — the struggle for Palestinian rights at ‘The New York Times’, by Robert Herbst
“Not so long ago, it was fairly rare to hear this perspective. That is no longer the case.”
Oh wait! Oddly enough, in case you hadn’t noticed, there’s one place where it’s barely talked about at all, where silence largely reigns, and to my mind that couldn’t be stranger.
Imagine if they [the mainstream corporate media] talked about important things, like all the corporate corruption of Donald Trump. How that would have resonated with voters. He’s violating the Constitution.
[Trump] has: “engaged in conduct intended to retaliate against specific news organizations and journalists whose content and viewpoints displease him. Through his actions, Trump has intentionally conveyed to all writers and journalists that …they may be subject to retaliation by the federal government. That conduct violates the Constitution.” By Steve Denning Senior Contributor Leadership Strategy Forbes October […]
Challenging the institutional racism and violence in our law enforcement culture: A Not Guilty Verdict to celebrate
These bits of fractured history are examples to me of the fact that what we accomplish is the result of not just what one or two persons do but rather the result of community action through time.
The Senate has already passed its version of the Congressional Review Act (CRA) resolution to save Net Neutrality. Now it’s the House’s turn.
“I gave them a good boy, and then sent me back a murderer.”
The persecution of Assange is part of a broad assault against anti-capitalist and anti-imperialist news organizations.
The bad news is that people can become increasingly apathetic and callous. The good news is that people can also become less apathetic and callous.
“We miss you Mr. Phil.”
“You know, the way First Amendment rights have been eroding, this jury at least believes that the government has been too restrictive with speech.”