Category Independent Media
“The prevailing atmosphere has been shocking. I say that without hesitation; I have sat in many courts and seldom known such a corruption of due process; this is due revenge.” John Pilger
After hearing four weeks of evidence in the extradition trial of Julian Assange, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser announced on Thursday she will pronounce judgement on January 4.
“No journalist or publisher who exposes war crimes or corruption will be safe.”
Chris Hedges discusses the demise of Truthdig and the media, Julian Assange, and America now and the relationship of compassion and activism in resistance.
“There is something deeply wrong with having our news brought to us by the same corporations that bring us our killing.”
Why Did Respected Press Freedom Organization Exclude Assange From Annual List Of Jailed Journalists?
“Because CPJ excluded Assange, the organization provoked outrage and distracted from the injustice these other journalists endure.”
If you are waiting for corporate media pundits to defend freedom of the press, you’re going to be disappointed.
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?