Tag Archives: Corporate Media

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METRO EVENT | Second chance to see landmark film about the American media monopoly

‘Shadows of Liberty’ asks why we have let a handful of powerful corporations write and manipulate the news. Event: Screening of ‘Shadows of Liberty’ What: Documentary film about failures of corporate journalism When: Thursday, March 5, 2015, 6-7:45 p.m. Presented … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Second chance to see landmark film about the American media monopoly

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Michael Corcoran :
Crisis at Pacifica Radio

The iconic Pacifica Radio network, one of the last remaining broadcast outlets for progressive voices, is facing an increasingly uncertain future. By Michael Corcoran | Truthout | February 2, 2015 Pacifica Radio, one of the most iconic and last remaining … finish reading Michael Corcoran :
Crisis at Pacifica Radio

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METRO EVENT | Acclaimed documentary ‘Shadows of Liberty’ to screen at UT-Austin

‘Shadows of Liberty’ reveals the extraordinary truth behind the news media: censorship, cover-ups and corporate control. AUSTIN — The University of Texas at Austin Journalism School and the Texas State Employees Union are presenting a free screening of the internationally … finish reading The Rag Blog :
METRO EVENT | Acclaimed documentary ‘Shadows of Liberty’ to screen at UT-Austin

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Robert Jensen :
The ideology problem: Thomas Patterson’s failed technocratic dream for journalism

Paterson’s new book is an excellent account of contemporary journalism’s struggles — as long as one defines excellence within the narrow confines bounded by the ideology of the powerful. By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | January 22, 2014 … finish reading Robert Jensen :
The ideology problem: Thomas Patterson’s failed technocratic dream for journalism

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BOOKS / Leslie Griffith : Dan Rather’s ‘Rather Outspoken’

Dan Rather is Rather Outspoken Reporters had best be careful when they set about the business of digging up news. Dan Rather’s unsettling ‘push under the bus’ is an instructive case in point. By Leslie Griffith / Reader Supported News … finish reading BOOKS / Leslie Griffith : Dan Rather’s ‘Rather Outspoken’

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Death at Three Mile Island : The Corporate Media’s Iron Curtain

Three Mile Island Nuclear Generating Station, 1979. Thirty years after the Pennsylvania melt-down, a Soviet-style Iron Curtain has formed between the corporate media and the alternatives, with nuclear power at its center. By Harvey Wasserman / April 1, 2009 Chernobyl … finish reading Death at Three Mile Island : The Corporate Media’s Iron Curtain

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Newpapers Distribute Fear DVD : Delivering Propaganda, As If It is Toothpaste

‘Dozens of local newspapers in “swing” election states — from Altoona to Las Vegas (and my own Charlotte Observer) — have been paid to distribute a film designed to spread fear about our national security.’By William E. Jackson, Jr. / … finish reading Newpapers Distribute Fear DVD : Delivering Propaganda, As If It is Toothpaste

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BushCo and Fox : Colluding in Blatant Lies About Murder in Afghanistan

The government, the media and AfghanistanBy Glenn Greenwald / September 11, 2008 On the night of August 22, the U.S. committed what Chris Floyd, in a richly detailed and amply documented piece, calls an “atrocity” in the Afghan village of … finish reading BushCo and Fox : Colluding in Blatant Lies About Murder in Afghanistan

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Dem Convention Protesters: "Fuck Fox News"

Boy, how right did the protesting youth get this? Fox News, “fair and balanced,” deserves every bit of abuse that anyone cares to dish them. “Fair” refers to their disdain for the facts, while “balanced” reflects their racism and hatred … finish reading Dem Convention Protesters: "Fuck Fox News"

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Are the Rest of Us to Be Mere Bystanders?

On the anniversary of the dropping of the atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, John Pilger describes the ‘progression of lies’ from the dust of that detonated city, to the wars of today – and the threatened attack … finish reading Are the Rest of Us to Be Mere Bystanders?

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Just Another "War on Terror" Conspiracy Theory

Vital unresolved anthrax questions and ABC NewsBy Glenn Greenwald The FBI’s lead suspect in the September, 2001 anthrax attacks — Bruce E. Ivins — died Tuesday night, apparently by suicide, just as the Justice Department was about to charge him … finish reading Just Another "War on Terror" Conspiracy Theory

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Presidential Campaign : "Liberal Media Bias" Debunked

Cable talking heads accuse broadcast networks of liberal bias — but a think tank finds that ABC, NBC and CBS were tougher on Barack Obama than on John McCain in recent weeks.By James Rainey / July 27, 2008 Haters of … finish reading Presidential Campaign : "Liberal Media Bias" Debunked

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