Tag Archives: Media Distortion

BOOKS / Lamar W. Hankins : ‘The Fox Effect’ Poisons Public Discourse

The Fox Effect:Disinformation that poisons public discourse By Lamar W. Hankins | The Rag Blog | March 26, 2012 [The Fox Effect, by David Brock, Ari Rabin-Havt, and Media Matters for America (2012: Anchor); Paperback; 336 pp; $15.] Sometimes education … finish reading BOOKS / Lamar W. Hankins : ‘The Fox Effect’ Poisons Public Discourse

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Fight Global Warming Denial : George Will Distorts the Facts

Global warming is one of the most urgent issues facing our country and the entire world. In dealing with an issue of such magnitude, the [Washington] Post has a duty to provide the truth to its readers. George Will is … finish reading Fight Global Warming Denial : George Will Distorts the Facts

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American Public Opinion Bucks Israeli PR Machine

Public opinion. Illustration courtesy of Pew Research Center.‘The same pundits who are cheerleading Israel’s assault on Gaza once sold the occupation of Iraq to America, and with a nearly identical set of arguments.’By Max Blumenthal / January 5, 2009 Almost … finish reading American Public Opinion Bucks Israeli PR Machine

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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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Shades of Whitewater : Media Attempts to Tie Obama to ‘Blagogate’

Media Frenzy by Amer Sahoury of Clio High School in Michigan, from the 2008 Congressional Art Competition.  The similarities between the media’s current behavior and their shameful performance in the 1990s doesn’t stop with their bizarre suggestions that geography is … finish reading Shades of Whitewater : Media Attempts to Tie Obama to ‘Blagogate’

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ACORN and ‘Voter Fraud’ : Bogus Issue Missreported

Top: ACORN voter registrar in New Mexico. Photo by Clayton Kennedy / ACORN. Above: Nevada investigators raid Las Vegas ACORN office looking for evidence of ‘voter fraud.’ Photo by J.C. Hong / AP.Media revive pattern of reporting on alleged “voter … finish reading ACORN and ‘Voter Fraud’ : Bogus Issue Missreported

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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 Press and the Atomic Bomb

Mushroom cloud from the nuclear explosion over Nagasaki rising 60,000 feet into the air on the morning of Aug. 9, 2008.63 Years Ago: Media Distortions Set Tone for Nuclear Age By Greg Mitchell / August 6, 2008 At this time … finish reading MEDIA : The Press and the Atomic Bomb

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