Category Media Criticism
Graduates of Elite Universities Dominate The New York Times and Wall Street Journal Study Finds, by Zaid Jilani
The researchers were hesitant to comment on what the findings of their study mean for the way journalism is produced. But the homogeneity of perspectives and experiences in a newsroom can have the effect of limiting a newsroom’s scope of reporting…
It is up to us, the consumers, to stop drinking from the poisoned chalice of corporate news and seek truth somewhere else.
Palestinians are not merely a ragtag collection of refugees; they are a people purposefully kept from their homes by an army of occupation.
It’s a closed system. It’s a narrow system. What FAIR has talked about for decades is, we have a corporate spectrum: It goes from General Electric to General Motors. It goes from hawk to dove, but the doves are hawks, and the hawks are super-hawks. So you have this narrow spectrum, and if you don’t […]
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.