Discredited Russian Bounty Story Exposes Media’s Role In Status Quo

By Danny Sjursen, ScheerPost.com. -

It is an old journalistic trope: no one reads the correction … or the retraction. No matter how serious the error or profound the implications of the misreporting. Like, let’s say the entire [...]

Saving Local Newspapers Squeezed By Hedge Funds

By Steven Waldman, Journalism and Liberty. -

The conversation about the crisis in local news has tended to focus on two solutions: helping create local news startups and supporting local newspapers still in existence. Each approach has [...]

Throw Sand In The Gears Of The Machine

By Caitlin Johnstone. -

Humanity will continue along its self-destructive trajectory until the masses use the power of their numbers to force real change. Humanity will not use the power of its numbers to force real [...]

It’s Time For The West To Sit Down, Shut Up And Listen To ‘The Others’

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

We were always told what to think; what is correct and what is wrong. By the white dudes living in or coming from Europe and North America. They knew everything. They were the most [...]

WikiLeaks, Still Revealing Truths About Power

By Patrick D. Anderson, Black Agenda Report. -

WikiLeaks is among the most important organizations of the twenty-first century. It has profoundly affected the world by disrupting countless geopolitical, economic, journalistic, and [...]

We Gawk At Nonsense Political Theater While The Real Enemies Go Unnoticed

By Lee Camp, Consortium News. -

Donald Trump speeches. Celebrity tweets. Corporate news repetition. Chaos. Vapidity. Manufactured dissent. Graphic fighting sports. This is what fills our field of vision. It consumes our [...]

Update On Navalny’s ‘Poisoning’

By Moon of Alabama. -

If Navalny was poisoned - which is not established - the next question must be how Navalny came into contact with a cholinesterase inhibitor. Was the contact caused by himself or by someone else? [...]

Is Movement Journalism Needed During Reckoning Over Race And Inequality?

By Tina Vasquez, Nieman Reports. -

Last summer I found myself at the M.W. Stringer Grand Lodge in Jackson, Mississippi. Considered “the epicenter of the civil rights movement,” the well-worn building was once the training site for [...]

Calls To Drop ‘Absurd’ Charges Against Journalists Covering Protests

By Lisa Newcomb,  Commondreams. -

The Committee to Protect Journalists on Monday called for authorities to drop charges against members of the news media who were arrested while covering Black Lives Matter protests across the [...]

Catapulting Russian-Meddling Propaganda

By Ray McGovern, Consortium News. -

The fresh orgy of anti-Russian invective in the lickspittle media (LSM) has the feel of fin de siècle. The last four reality-impaired years do seem as though they add up to a century. And no [...]

US Postal Service Employees Ordered Not To Speak To Press

By Sarah K. Burris, The New Civil Rights Movement. -

While the U.S. Postal Service is under attack, everyone from letter carriers to union chairs and those working behind the doors in processing facilities has sounded the alarm about what they’re [...]

At Washington Post, Defunding Police Is A Step Too Radical

By Oivia Riggio, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

Since the May 25 murder of George Floyd by the Minneapolis police, calls across the US  to defund police departments—shifting resources from law enforcement to social services—have grown louder. [...]

Saying Iran Is Paying Bounties To Kill Americans Is Pure Parody

By Scott Ritter, RT. -

It was Russia in June, now it’s Tehran. Don’t US analysts understand that Taliban fighters really don’t need any more motivation to target American troops? This is simply politicized [...]

Jimmy Lai Arrested, And Long Live Hong Kong

By Andre Vltchek, Popular Resistance. -

The 71-year-old Lai, originally from Mainland China, owns a right-wing tabloid Apple Daily. He is known for dutifully echoing media salvos that are being fired by Western governments and media [...]

As Bolivian Regime Delays Elections A Third Time, Media Continue To Ignore Coup

By Bryce Greene, Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting. -

After both of the nation’s leading papers admitted that the reason for declaring the October election a fraud was itself a fraud, few have asked the critical questions about why the OAS and the [...]