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Robert Jensen :
MEDIA | Journalist launches online archive to document diversity of rural India

P. Saimath’s People’s Archive of Rural India aims to make the ‘invisible India’ both visible and audible, not only to urban Indians but to the whole world. By Robert Jensen | The Rag Blog | January 19, 2015 P. Sainath … finish reading Robert Jensen :
MEDIA | Journalist launches online archive to document diversity of rural India

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Harry Targ : The Media and Ideological Hegemony

The media shape our consciousness. Image from Look for the Words.Taking on the media:Challenging ideological hegemony By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / May 16, 2011 The media and political, economic, educational, religious, and entertainment institutions shape our consciousness. … finish reading Harry Targ : The Media and Ideological Hegemony

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Jonah Raskin : Tina Brown is Blushing Bride

Blushing bride. Image from Weddingstar.READ THIS SKIP THAT:The Daily Beast weds Newsweek By Jonah Raskin / The Rag Blog / November 16, 2010 Mergers of media giants usually attract attention in the media, and for the moment the merger of … finish reading Jonah Raskin : Tina Brown is Blushing Bride

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Harry Targ : Robert Gibbs and the ‘Professional Left’

White House press secretary Robert Gibbs slammed the “professional left” for being too critical of Barack Obama. Photo by Carolyn Kaster /AP.Criticizing Obama:A dialectical look at the ‘professional left’ By Harry Targ / The Rag Blog / August 14, 2010 … finish reading Harry Targ : Robert Gibbs and the ‘Professional Left’

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Larry Ray : Hitting the Pause Button

From the land of the ‘oil geezer’:America’s round-the-clock ‘churnalism’ By Larry Ray / The Rag Blog / July 21, 2010 GULFPORT, Mississippi — This column has been on pause for almost a month. The disgust and distraction from smelly, greasy … finish reading Larry Ray : Hitting the Pause Button

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Salon et al : Romancing the Stone

On a roll: Image from Luminous Landscape.Jann Wenner and Rolling Stone:The Salon/Adobe/Oracle/Dell connection By Bob Feldman / The Rag Blog / July 3, 2010 As the recent replacement of General McChrystal by General Petraeus as military leader of the Pentagon’s … finish reading Salon et al : Romancing the Stone

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Dick J. Reavis : Texas Monthly’s ‘Where I’m From’

Erykah Badu (right) at nine years, with her sister Nayrok, six, in Dallas in 1980. Badu contributed to Texas Monthly‘s special edition. Photo from Texas Monthly.Signs of a new inclusiveness?Texas Monthly‘s special edition By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag … finish reading Dick J. Reavis : Texas Monthly’s ‘Where I’m From’

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Robert Jensen : The Collapse of Journalism/The Journalism of Collapse

Image from Knight Science Journalism Tracker.New Storytelling and a New Story:The Collapse of Journalism/The Journalism of Collapse By Robert Jensen / The Rag Blog / March 26, 2010 [A version of this essay was delivered as the Lawrence Dana Pinkham … finish reading Robert Jensen : The Collapse of Journalism/The Journalism of Collapse

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MEDIA / ACORN Hoax : Times Won’t Admit It Was Wrong

Pimp and ho: James O’Keefe and Hannah Giles went undercover at ACORN. But guess what: They weren’t dressed like this!NYT and the ACORN Hoax:Paper won’t admit its mistakes March 11, 2010 Ignoring calls from numerous critics, the New York Times … finish reading MEDIA / ACORN Hoax : Times Won’t Admit It Was Wrong

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Sarah Palin : Popularity Dropping Like a Rock

She may still be a good storyBut Palin’s poll numbers keep going south By Ted McLaughlin / The Rag Blog / February 12, 2010 The teabaggers, Republican right-wingers, political pundits, and media talking heads seemed determined to keep Sarah Palin … finish reading Sarah Palin : Popularity Dropping Like a Rock

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Comcast-NBC Merger : Controlling Content and Delivery

Image from ZeroPaid.The Comcast-NBC marriage:The importance of Net Neutrality With a monopoly on delivery, what’s to stop a new breed of ISPs/cable providers from dictating content to customers? By Jared Moya / December 10, 2009 See ‘Internet war: The fight … finish reading Comcast-NBC Merger : Controlling Content and Delivery

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PRESS / Dick J. Reavis : Texas Tribune Lacks Regional Vision

Texas Tribune. Image from UrbanGrounds.The Texas Tribune:Bells and whistles but little vision The Tribune mistakes numbers for people and information for insight. It is in no way culturally or regionally idiosyncratic. By Dick J. Reavis / The Rag Blog / … finish reading PRESS / Dick J. Reavis : Texas Tribune Lacks Regional Vision

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