Category Media Criticism
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.
the essential antecedents of war are being established based on anonymous “experts” and “officials,” and hardly anyone notices, much less pushes back.
How many times does independent media have to get it right, before you acknowledge that it’s looking out for you?
No need to debate the morality or utility of the strikes, because the scene played out per usual
Exclusive: The U.S. government and the mainstream media rushed to judgment again, blaming the Syrian government for a new poison-gas attack and ignoring other possibilities, reports Robert Parry.