Bernie Sanders at a campaign rally in Phoenix, Arizona (Photo by Gage Skidmore)
20 Mar 2016

Blackouts, Smears, And A Trump Obsession: Sanders Struggles With Establishment Media

As the results of primaries were announced on March 15, there was one presidential candidate who delivered a speech, which the cable news networks refused to air. The networks didn’t want to cover Bernie Sanders’ speech because he planned to speak about issues instead of how his campaign planned to

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Creative Commons Photo from Flickr by Hillary For America
06 Mar 2016

Clinton Benefits From US Media’s Misleading Reporting Of Delegate Counts

The vast majority of U.S. establishment media organizations report Democratic Party “super delegates,” as if they are part of the delegate totals presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are winning in primaries. However, this is incredibly misleading, and whether intended or not, it essentially serves to strengthen Clinton’s campaign

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File: The 2010 Democratic National Committee logo projected on a screen near a podium with the American flag behind it. (Flickr / Nostri-Imago)
01 Mar 2016

A Manifesto Of Principles For Covering The 2016 Election

Random thoughts and musings on the Democratic race, as well as the entire 2016 Election and U.S. media coverage: —Tribalism has no place in what we do here. We do not care about what candidate you support in the presidential election. What we care about is the policies and positions, which

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Hillary Clinton speaks to supporters after conceding to Bernie Sanders in New Hampshire (Photo by Ted Eytan)
18 Feb 2016

The Problem With The Bourgeois Feminist Defense Of Hillary Clinton

After all, how distressing can the financial establishment be to those unaffected by its destruction?

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The front cover of the parody edition of The New York Times created by Jewish Voice For Peace and Jews Say No! One top headline includes the news that Hillary Clinton is quitting the presidential race to focus on fighting human rights abuses. (JVP / Jews Say No!)
06 Feb 2016

Jewish Voice For Peace Helps New Yorkers Imagine A More Balanced New York Times

Stories from the activist group’s fake edition of the Times included a Palestinian village awarded the Nobel Peace Prize & Congress debating aid to Israel.

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13 May 2015

Amidst Media Backlash, Key Part of Seymour Hersh’s Report on bin Laden Killing Corroborated

A media backlash against investigative journalist Seymour Hersh for his report on the raid that killed Osama bin Laden has fueled a perception that it has been wholly discredited. Yet, a key part of Hersh’s report has been corroborated by the New York Times’ Carlotta Gall, a Pakistan newspaper, and

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10 May 2015

US Establishment Press Dismiss, Shrug Off Seymour Hersh’s Story on Killing of bin Laden

(update below) Most distressing about investigative journalist Seymour Hersh’s story on the lies President Barack Obama’s administration reportedly told about the killing of Osama bin Laden is the general reaction of the United States establishment press. Hersh is an award-winning journalist best known for exposing the My Lai massacre in

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