Category Media Criticism
For the American public, trying to make sense of the most disruptive moment in American politics since Vietnam and Watergate, little is accomplished.
The political media has failed to reckon with its biggest, most enduring challenge, which it has nothing to do with revenue or audience growth or cord-cutters. The political press is facing a crisis of substance—and it’s not just poisoning the public’s perception of journalism, it’s playing right into Trump’s hands.
Driven by profits, broadcasters have lobbied to weaken the public’s access to quality information about their elected representatives.
The Journalist and the Fixer: Who Makes the Story Possible?
If we’re going to prevent future wars, it cannot be about us the victims; it has to be about us and our government as perpetrators.
The role of independent media in journalism.
…the point is that we don’t know the truth and neither does The New York Times
“Put away those rainbow flags, guys—you’re just riling up the neo-Nazis.”
Journalism and media must be placed in the context of the generalized struggle against US imperialism. Independent media thrives in periods where peoples’ movements are vibrant and strong.