Tag Archives: Media Bias

The Press Doesn’t Cover Nonviolence : A Cautionary Tale

Creative nonviolence: street theater at the 2008 Republican Convention in St. Paul. Photo by Neal Reiter.If you want nonviolence, report it If newspaper editors are serious about wanting young people to choose nonviolence, then they must do more than pounce … finish reading The Press Doesn’t Cover Nonviolence : A Cautionary Tale

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The Media and Hamas : Vilifying the Victim

The dominant media are in high gear over Gaza. They vilify Hamas, stay silent about Gazan suffering, are mute on the crippling blockade, its devastating human toll, and practically champion Israel’s call for “all-out war” and the slaughter of defenseless … finish reading The Media and Hamas : Vilifying the Victim

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FOX and MSNBC : Waging Ideological Warfare on the Boob Toob

Class struggle lives on cable TVBy Roger Baker / The Rag Blog / October 2, 2008 See ‘A Surge on One Channel, a Tight Race on Another,’ by Jim Rutenberg; and a comment by The Rag Blog’s Thorne Dreyer, Below. … finish reading FOX and MSNBC : Waging Ideological Warfare on the Boob Toob

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Frank Rich : Last Call for Change We Can Believe In

Drawing by Barry Blitt / NYT.‘It’s time for Barack Obama to dispatch Change We Can Believe In to a dignified death’By Frank Rich / August 24, 2008 AS the real campaign at last begins in Denver this week, this much … finish reading Frank Rich : Last Call for Change We Can Believe In

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Fox News Suffers Another Debate Snub; Bloggers Take a Bow

‘Fox News has been busy airing doctored, cartoonish images of New York Times journalists, dubbing Obama hand gestures as “terrorist fist jabs”…’by Eric Boehlert / August 12, 2008 Coveted assignments for presidential debate moderators were handed out last week, and … finish reading Fox News Suffers Another Debate Snub; Bloggers Take a Bow

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MEDIA : The Mythical Obama Bias

Trust me, John McCain doesn’t know what bad press looks like by Eric Boehlert / August 5, 2008 Did you know the big bad media are beating up on John McCain? For weeks, the campaign’s media debate centered on whether … finish reading MEDIA : The Mythical Obama Bias

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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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Racism At FOX News : Rapper Nas Delivers the Goods

Hip-hop artist Nas joins members of MoveOn.org and ColorofChange.org to deliver a speech to supporters protesting FOX News coverage of Barack Obama in front of News Corp. headquarters, Wednesday, July 23, 2008 in New York. Photo by Mary Altaffer / … finish reading Racism At FOX News : Rapper Nas Delivers the Goods

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Drawn and Quartered

The Rag Blog / Posted July 15, 2008

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Karl Rove : FOX in the Hen House?

Here is a succinct statement of what’s wrong with The System, as we used to call it. Karl Rove is an election analyst for Fox News. “Fox News host Chris Wallace also came to Rove’s defense, asking rhetorically, ‘Why it … finish reading Karl Rove : FOX in the Hen House?

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Bill Moyers: "Communitainment" and Other Media Wonders

Is the Fourth Estate a Fifth Column? Corporate media colludes with democracy’s demiseBy Bill Moyers / July 14, 2008 I heard this story a long time ago, growing up in Choctaw County in Oklahoma before my family moved to Texas. … finish reading Bill Moyers: "Communitainment" and Other Media Wonders

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FOX News Smears Michelle Obama

Sorry FOX, We Won’t Let You Trash Michelle ObamaBy Robert Greenwald / July 9, 2008 You’re not going to believe what FOX is up to now—we could hardly believe it ourselves. Not only are they smearing Michelle Obama with racist … finish reading FOX News Smears Michelle Obama

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