Deia Schlosberg
18 Oct 2016

Journalist Facing Felony Charges For Filming Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Speaks Out

Deia Schlosberg, a climate journalist and filmmaker, faces 45 years in prison for covering a major demonstration against the Dakota Access pipeline.

New York Times building. Photo by Scott Beale / Laughing Squid on Flickr.
17 Oct 2016

Objectivity Is A Fraud: New York Times Admits Bias, But For Whom?

The issue is not the mainstream media admitting its bias against Trump, but their refusal to admit their bias in favor of the neoliberal status quo.

Fake image suggesting #TrumpWon started in Russia, which went viral and was initially treated as reality by multiple media outlets.
29 Sep 2016

Establishment Media Caught Promoting Fake Russian Story On #TrumpWon Hashtag

There is a specter haunting the establishment media, the specter of a Trump presidency. This idea is apparently so terrifying that no unethical and hypocritical action is too extreme for “mainstream” journalists to take if it they believe it will damage Trump’s presidential prospects. Enter the Russian threat. Russian President

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07 Sep 2016

The Derangement Of Journalists Against Transparency

Journalists who argue for limiting FOIA so emails are protected betray a great tradition of watchdog journalism.

25 Aug 2016

WATCH: Mara Einstein Discusses Her Book, ‘Black Ops Advertising’

Mara Einstein discusses a fundamental shift in advertising—how it is getting harder to tell difference between content and ads.

Clinton campaign operative David Brock has close ties to partisan outlets, Blue Nation Review and Think Progress.
27 Jun 2016

Partisan Media Is Worthless

Social movements, not the work of political parties, are the key to forcing the powerful to make concessions.

Left: Still from "Washington Forum." Right: Photo of Jamie Kirchick from Wikipedia.
16 Jun 2016

US State Media Runs Hit Piece On Bernie Sanders

For reasons still unknown, a US government owned and operated media outlet, Voice of America, published a hit piece on Senator Bernie Sanders.

Still from video of the 2016 Nevada Democratic Convention. Video by Chachi1984 on YouTube
23 May 2016

2016 Election Needs More Journalism, Way Less Political Gossip

We take the concerns of Sanders supporters and research them. And it turns out there has been a lot of merit to those allegations.

Screenshot from Knight Foundation survey of US news editors.
21 Apr 2016

US News Editors Find It Increasingly Difficult To Defend First Amendment

A survey of editors from print and online publications found most news organizations struggle to defend the right to freedom of the press.

Photo By CartoonDiablo own work, released under Public Domain. [Public domain], via Wikimedia Commons
06 Apr 2016

Was Corporate Media Too Dumb To Understand Sanders Bank Breakup Plan?

The usual suspects in infotainment claim Sanders somehow blew an interview with The New York Daily News and does not understand how to breakup the banks.