Tag Archives: Media
Somehow I’ve produced a veritable flood of Russian propaganda, most of it not even mentioning Russia at all.
Engelhardt: Sometimes what matters most takes up every inch of space in the room and somehow we still don’t see it. That’s how I feel about our present media moment
PopularResistance.org These are fifteen core issues that are in crisis in the United States. This list was developed during the organizing process for the Occupation of Freedom Plaza in Washington, DC. There are solutions to each of these crises and many of them are supported by a majority of the population, but instead of considering […]
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[Video] Democracy Now! Military Industrial Pundits: Conflicts of Interest Exposed for TV Guests Who Urged Syrian War
Published on Oct 18, 2013 democracynow http://www.democracynow.org – New research shows many so-called experts who appeared on television making the case for U.S. strikes on Syria had undisclosed ties to military contractors. A new report by the Public Accountability Initiative identifies 22 commentators with industry ties. While they appeared on television or were quoted as experts 111 […]
August 23, 2013 Moyers & Company Bill talks with journalist Mark Leibovich about his latest book,This Town, a city where money rules the day and status is determined by who you know and what they can do for you. “If you can sell yourself as someone who knows how Washington works, someone who has these […]
Nygaard Notes Independent Periodic News and Analysis Number 534, July 25, 2013 On the Web at http://www.nygaardnotes.org/ ****** 1. “Quote” of the Week: “What Americans Want to See and Hear When They Watch the News” 2. Thinking Dualistically Leads to Confusion: Here’s How 3. Why Study Media? ****** Now available on the Web at http://www.nygaardnotes.org/
It’s never going to be easy. There’s going to be repression. There’s going to be backlash. But that’s the way society moves forward. Noam Chomsky> The Modern Success Interview By Michael S. Wilson May 31st, 2013 www.modernsuccess.org Everyone knows what one looks like. They’ve got the leather boots. Maybe some chains. Trench-coats. They wait in dark […]
democracynow Published on May 30, 2013 http://www.democracynow.org – Filmmakers Tia Lessin and Carl Deal say plans for their new documentary to air on public television have been quashed after billionaire Republican David Koch complained about the PBS broadcast of another film critical of him, “Park Avenue: Money, Power and the American Dream,” by acclaimed filmmaker Alex Gibney. Lessin […]
In era of “most aggressive government assaults on press freedom,” new open source dropbox provides “secure route” for leaks Lauren McCauley, staff writer May 19, 2013 CommonDreams.org Kevin Poulsen and Aaron Swartz working out the kinks of their open sourced safe house. (Photo via The New Yorker) One month before his January 11th suicide, web pioneer […]
Mistakes, Miscues, & Islamophobia Thom Hartmann TheBigPictureRT· Published on Apr 24, 2013 Barry Nolan, Journalist/Filmmaker joins Thom Hartmann. In the near wall-to-wall coverage of the Boston terrorist attack and subsequent manhunt last week – the mainstream media once again missed the mark. Did the media fail the American people – and will there ever be […]
Jon Stewart Comedy Central Click to watch a video of the show: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart ESTHER ZUCKERMAN APR 25, 2013 The Atlantic Wire On The Daily Show last night, Jon Stewart explained how, in the wake of the Boston bombing and at the beginning of the controversial prosecution of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, Fox News went all willy […]
Amy Goodman: Corporate Media No Longer Mainstream, But Extreme “This is no longer a mainstream media, but an extreme media beating the drums for war,” journalist Amy Goodman tells the National Conference For Media Reform meeting in Denver. Published on Apr 7, 2013 Subscribe or “Follow” us on WAMMToday.org. For the TC EVENTS calendar and the ACTIONS AND […]
“Shadows of Liberty”: New Film Explores How Corporate Control of Media Erodes Press Freedoms DemocracyNow.org Jean-Philippe Tremblay, A London-based filmmaker originally from Quebec. He directed the film “Shadows of Liberty,” which had its U.S. premiere last night here at the National Conference for Media Reform in Denver. His past films include “Journey” and “Rock Bottom […]