File: The silhouettes of activists holding signs seen in shadow on pavement. (Modified from Flickr / Vikalpa)
01 Mar 2017

Making The Best Of A Trump Situation

Journalists struggle in a rapidly deteriorating media economy that is focused narrowly on Washington, D.C., and overlooks news in other parts of the country

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Image adapted from "Shadows" by kdigga on Flickr
28 Feb 2017

Statement On Oz Katerji’s Request To Be Given A Platform After ‘No-Platforming’ Rania Khalek

For the past days, those who follow my journalism may have noticed exchanges between Oz Katerji, a freelance writer and journalist, and me. I confronted and berated Katerji for attacking a colleague, Rania Khalek, and playing a role in getting her speaking event at the University of North Carolina canceled.

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Journalist and co-host of "Unauthorized Disclosure," Rania Khalek
27 Feb 2017

Advocates For Syrian Rebels Convince Student Group To Cancel Event With Journalist Rania Khalek

After pressure from zealous faction, the UNC Students for Justice in Palestine chapter cancelled speaking event with journalist Rania Khalek.

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Unauthorized Disclosure
27 Feb 2017

‘Unauthorized Disclosure’ Weekly Podcast – Guest: Ben Norton

Hosts Rania Khalek and Kevin Gosztola are joined by Ben Norton, a journalist for AlterNet’s “Grayzone Project.” Norton provides a brief overview of the terribly under-covered and mostly ignored war in Yemen. He talks about recent developments involving a CIA-backed warlord in Libya, who banned women under 60 years-old from

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New DNC Chair Tom Perez. Photo by Edward Kimmel (mdfriendofhillary) on Flickr.
25 Feb 2017

With Perez Elected DNC Chair, Establishment Democrats Stifle Grassroots Pressure To Transform Party

Obama and Clinton supporters in DNC survive push from the grassroots to transform the Democratic Party into a real and actual opposition party.

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White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer. Still image from White House livestream.
24 Feb 2017

Let Trump Ban Establishment Media And Strike Deadly Blow Against Access Journalism

The real grist for stories will continue to come from sources in the Trump administration, who make disclosures to the press.

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The seal of the U.S. Central Intelligence Agency inlaid in the floor of the main lobby of the Original Headquarters Building. (Wikimedia Commons / Duffman)
22 Feb 2017

Trump Administration Plans To Invoke State Secrets In Case Against Psychologists Behind CIA Torture Program

The Trump administration plans to invoke the state secrets privilege to prevent two witnesses from testifying about psychologists behind CIA torture program.

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Guy Blakeslee, Entrance (Photo by Sid Sowder)
21 Feb 2017

Protest Song Of The Week: ‘Not Gonna Say Your Name’ By Entrance

Multiple efforts led by musicians have launched since President Donald Trump’s inauguration to raise funds for organizations involved in efforts to defend those who will be most impacted by Trump’s agenda. This week’s featured protest song comes from one of those efforts. “Our First 100 Days” is a project, where

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Photo by Joe Brusky on Flickr.
21 Feb 2017

Interior Department Produced Memo On Dakota Access Pipeline That Trump Doesn’t Want Public To Read

Interior Department’s top lawyer produced memo in December detailing how Dakota Access pipeline violates treaty rights of Native Americans.

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CAPTION: In collaboration with NPR, Out of Gitmo tells the dramatic story of a Gitmo detainee released from the controversial U.S. prison after 14 years, and the struggle over freeing prisoners once deemed international terrorists. Also in this two-part hour, a second segment with Retro Report explores the untold history of the Guantanamo Bay prison. This image shows the outside of Camp VI at the Guantanamo Bay prison. Photo Credit: FRONTLINE 2017
20 Feb 2017

Frontline Documentary Tells Riveting Story Of Guantanamo Prisoner’s Kafkaesque Resettlement In Serbia

Premiering February 21, the first part of this documentary profiles the isolated and agonizing life of Mansoor Dayfi after release from Guantanamo

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