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The Nation: Slouching Towards Faux, more on mainstream media and democracy by Patricia J. Williams

Slouching Towards Faux Patricia J. Williams July 13, 2011   |    This article appeared in the August 1-8, 2011 edition of The Nation. How the media frenzy obliterated the presumption of innocence and relentlessly impugned both Strauss-Kahn and his accuser in vulgar stereotypes. Shortly after Dominique Strauss-Kahn was indicted on charges of attempted rape, his friend Bernard-Henri Lévy More

Amid Scandal, Murdoch Kills Off News of the World

Amid Scandal, Murdoch Kills Off News Of The World by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS  Posted as published by National Public Radio   NPR.org LONDON July 7, 2011, 03:15 pm ET The Murdoch media empire unexpectedly killed off the muckraking News of the World tabloid Thursday after a public backlash over the illegal guerrilla tactics it used to expose More

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