Category Independent Media
In the era of fake news, a cottage industry of startups is competing to turn media credibility into a booming business. Do we really want that?
What can Congress do about the FCC rulings and the mainstream corporate media.
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 […]
Attempts at limiting freedom of expression continue apace, while attacks on alternative media outlets by institutions of power grow.
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.
Assange is on his own. Each day is more difficult for him. This is by design. It is up to us to protest. We are his last hope, and the last hope, I fear, for a free press.
If you are a supporter of fast, fair, open, and affordable networks, November will be a bad month. And December will be, too. So, keep calling your representatives and senators and tell them that you oppose pretty much everything this FCC is doing.
The role of independent media in journalism.
Who REALLY owns the media? You will be amazed, but perhaps not really surprised.
Assange speaks today from the Ecuadorean Embassy in London
How many times does independent media have to get it right, before you acknowledge that it’s looking out for you?
“WashPost Is Richly Rewarded for False News About Russia Threat While Public Is Deceived.”
…the rhetoric of foreign affairs serves to discipline and support domestic identity as much as to fend off actual military threat
“If you come from too radical perspective, your right to report is somehow in question, because you’re outside the ideological frameworks”
#1 U.S. empire and military madness
Four years after Julian Assange passed through the gates of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London, asking for asylum, people from all over the world join their voices in order to ask that this unbelievable persecution is brought to an end.
Appelbaum further slammed international media over their reporting on Assange and accused those in the U.S. of being propagandists. “Julian is a political prisoner who has been demonised in the press,” he said.