The sad news of Bob Simon’s death this week had us reflecting on Bill’s interview with him for the show ‘Buying the War,’ about the media’s cheerleading role leading up to the 2003 Iraqi invasion. Continue reading
- February 13, 2015 | Media
- February 9, 2015
TV stations end dispute with FCC over public’s access to who’s writing checks for political ads. Continue reading
- February 6, 2015
This is more than just bad journalism, it’s an affront to all who lost their lives in a brutal and bloody deception.
- February 5, 2015
Although the nations involved in the TPP negotiations create a huge amount of economic activity, only PBS and MSNBC have devoted any significant coverage. Continue reading
- February 1, 2015 | Updated February 22, 2015
Washington Redskins, Cleveland Indians, Atlanta Braves — Indian mascots and nicknames have historically been first draft picks in American sports. But for Charlene Teters, a Spokane Indian, transplanting cultural rituals onto the field is a symbol of disrespect. Continue reading
- January 26, 2015
You don’t learn too much else about Joni Ernst, picked to rebut the State of the Union address, from media profiles — nor do you get the impression that corporate media think you need to know much.
- January 19, 2015 | Perspectives
There is a widely-held myth constructed by the right that the people who struggle to make ends meet don’t want to work. But in reality, people are working harder and harder for less and less. Continue reading