Tag Archives: Mass Media

Murray Polner :
The Ukrainian mess: Where are the skeptics?

is this another replay of the Vietnam and Iraq eras when our mass media merely echoed government spokespeople? By Murray Polner | The Rag Blog | September 9, 2014 Poor Katrina van den Heuvel and husband Stephen Cohen, she the … finish reading Murray Polner :
The Ukrainian mess: Where are the skeptics?

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Sociologist Todd Gitlin on the State of American Mass Media

Todd Gitlin. Image from Pew Forum. Rag Radio podcast: Sociologist and author Todd Gitlin on  the state of mass media in America We discuss the so-called ‘Golden Age’ of journalism highlighted by the distinguished coverage of the Watergate scandal, as … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Sociologist Todd Gitlin on the State of American Mass Media

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RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Sociologist, Author, and New Left Pioneer and Critic, Todd Gitlin

Todd Gitlin. Photo by David Shankbone / Wikimedia Commons. Rag Radio podcast:Sociologist, media critic, author, and SDS pioneer Todd Gitlin Our discussion with the renowned scholar and author ranges from the legacy of the Port Huron Statement and Gitlin’s critical take … finish reading RAG RADIO / Thorne Dreyer : Sociologist, Author, and New Left Pioneer and Critic, Todd Gitlin

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Tom Hayden : Trayvon Martin and the Super-Predator Myth

Photo by Joshua Trujillo / AP Images / SeattlePI.com The super-predator myth: Trayvon died for our sins The evidence of a violently divided America can be understood in the failure of the criminal justice system, where rationality and objectivity are … finish reading Tom Hayden : Trayvon Martin and the Super-Predator Myth

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Steve Russell : Unfriendly Fire at Fort Hood

Police car outside judicial hearing at Fort Hood, Texas, July 9, 2013. Photo by Tony Gutierrez / AP. Workplace violence: Unfriendly fire at Fort Hood, Texas I am gobsmacked by a particular elevation of form over substance being practiced before … finish reading Steve Russell : Unfriendly Fire at Fort Hood

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Richard Raznikov : From Berkeley to London, a Word From Our Sponsors

The Free Speech Movement at the University of California at Berkeley, 1964. Image from the New SDS Website. From 60’s Berkeley to the London ‘riots’: A word from our sponsors Whoever controls the media controls the story the public sees … finish reading Richard Raznikov : From Berkeley to London, a Word From Our Sponsors

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Cole on the "Swift-Boating" of Climate Change Science

Advice to climate scientists on how to avoid being Swift-boated and how to become public intellectuals By Juan Cole / February 28, 2010 Climate Scientists continue to see persuasive evidence of global warming and climate change when they speak at … finish reading Cole on the "Swift-Boating" of Climate Change Science

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BOOKS / Covering for the Bosses : Labor and the Southern Press

Dixie Media Versus Unions How Southern media have strengthened the region’s corporatocracy. By Roger Bybee / August 26, 2009 [Covering for the Bosses: Labor and the Southern Press by Joseph B. Atkins, 224 pp, University Press of Mississippi, July 1, … finish reading BOOKS / Covering for the Bosses : Labor and the Southern Press

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