Tag Archives: Jeff Cohen

The Biggest Threat to Free Speech No One Is Talking About, by Robert Reich

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.

Andrew O’Hehir: From Gary Webb to James Risen: The struggle for the soul of journalism

Two courageous reporters dug up dark government secrets. Only one was betrayed by his peers. Why did it happen? Jeremy Renner as Gary Webb in “Kill the Messenger” (Credit: Focus Features) By ANDREW O’HEHIR   SALON.com  October 25, 2014 In thinking about the cases of Gary Webb and James Risen, two famous investigative reporters aggressively persecuted for […]

Cohen and Solomon: The Martin Luther King You Don’t See on TV

It’s become a TV ritual:  Every year in mid-January, around the time of Martin Luther King’s birthday, we get perfunctory network news reports about “the slain civil rights leader.” By Jeff Cohen and Norman Solomon  January 17, 2014  (January 4, 1995)  FAIR.org The remarkable thing about this annual review of King’s life is that several years […]

Jeff Cohen on Media Missing the Costs of Militarism

“We can have raging debates in mainstream media about issues like gun control and gay marriage and minimum wage, but when the elites of both parties agree on military intervention–as they so often do–debate is nearly nonexistent.” By Steve Rendall   April 12, 2013  FAIR BLOG  (Photo: United for Justice With Peace) FAIR founder Jeff Cohen’s latest piece […]

NCMR 2013 Interview with Jeff Cohen, Park Center for Independent Media

 freespeechtv·1,951 videos Published on Apr 5, 2013 Jeff Cohen, founder of Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting and the Park Center for Independent Media talks with David Pakman about the future of media on Friday during the National Conference for Media Reform 2013 in Denver. Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS […]