NYT: Don’t Be Progressive, Be A ‘Liberal’

By Jim Naureckas, Fair.org -

Its ostensible subject is why Democrats should call themselves “liberals” and not “progressives.” But in making that case, it hits most of the main points of the New York Times‘ ideology—one that [...]

New York Times Sides With Israel As It Kills Gaza Marchers

By Michael F. Brown, Electronicintifada.net -

The New York Times quickly put its spin on the Great March of Return by Palestinians in Gaza. Writing from Jerusalem, Isabel Kershner dismissed Palestinian nonviolence and emphasized a rapid [...]

CBS Interview With Saudi Arabia’s Mohammed Bin Salman Was A Crime Against Journalism

By Mehdi Hasan, Theintercept.com -

“AT JUST 32, Mohammed bin Salman seems fearless and determined. He has quickly become the most dominant Arab leader in a generation.” That’s how “60 Minutes” began its interview with, and profile [...]

Don’t Believe Media Hype About Saudi Prince Mohammed Bin Salman

By Medea Benjamin, Codepink.org -

Saudi Arabia’s 32-year-old Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman, heir to the Saudi throne after eliminating his rivals, is on a two-week whirlwind visit to the United States starting March 19. He [...]

Building The Iron Wall

By Chris Hedges, Truthdig.com -

Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, along with 18 members of the House of Representatives—15 Republicans and three Democrats—has sent a letter to Attorney General Jeff Sessions demanding that the Qatari-run [...]

Syria War: What Mainstream Media Isn’t Saying About Eastern Ghouta

By Rania Khalek, Rt.com -

As Syrian government forces battle Jaysh al-Islam to retake Eastern Ghouta, Western media outlets have totally ignored the atrocities of the insurgents, preferring to blame all the violence on [...]

America’s Troll Farm Media

By Gerald Sussman, Counterpunch.org -

Despite all the smoke and mirrors, most Americans seem to see where the stenographers of corporate capitalism are taking us. A recent Gallup poll found that while 84% of Americans see media as [...]

Experts For The People—Shut Out By The Mass Media

By Ralph Nader, Nader.org -

Ever wonder how the television, radio and newspaper people select whom they are going to interview or get quotes from when they are reporting the news or producing a feature? I do. What I’ve [...]

Victims Of Propaganda Do Not Know It Exists

By Ian Sinclair, Morningstaronline.co.uk -

Guardian columnist and leader writer Natalie Nougayrede wrote an op-ed last month examining propaganda in our supposed age of “lies and distortion.” Focusing on “Russian propaganda” and “Russian [...]

Media And Mueller Indictment: Conspiracy Theory To End All Conspiracy Theories

By Patrick Martin, Wsws.org -

The announcement Friday by the US Department of Justice that a federal grand jury has returned criminal indictments against 13 Russian citizens and three Russian companies, charging illegal [...]

Media Ignoring Puerto Rico’s ‘Shock Doctrine’ Makeover

By Reed Richardson, Fair.org -

Nearly five months after Hurricane Maria struck Puerto Rico, more than a hundred thousand US citizens there still lack clean drinking water, and almost one-third of the island has no reliable [...]

MSNBC Ignoring U.S.-Backed Carnage In Yemen While Obsessing Over Russia

By Staff, Accuracy.org -

Sponsors of a petition with 22,784 signers and 4,474 individual comments — asking MSNBC to remedy an extreme imbalance of news coverage — announced Wednesday that the network and its primetime [...]

10 Reasons Why American Trust In The Media Is At An All-Time Low

By Knight Foundation, Medium.com -

As the debates over trust in media, misinformation and control over information rage, a new Knight-Gallup survey of more than 19,000 U.S. adults shows that Americans believe that the media have [...]

The Biggest Secret

By James Risen, Theintercept.com -

BUNDLED AGAINST THE freezing wind, my lawyers and I were about to reach the courthouse door when two news photographers launched into a perp-walk shoot. As a reporter, I had witnessed this [...]

Russia-Gate’s Litany Of Corrections

The U.S. mainstream media’s year-long hysteria over Russia’s alleged role in the election of Donald Trump has obliterated normal reporting standards leading to a rash of journalistic [...]

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