Breaking News from Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting:
- New York Times Provides Cover for Austerity Cranks
Incredibly, instead of pointing out that the advocates of austerity have been shown wrong, most reporting continues to treat their policies as being credible, and in fact often works to hide evidence… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- Venezuela Coverage Takes Us Back to Golden Age of Lying About Latin America
The US administration and corporate media have resorted to the most extreme lying about Latin America that has been seen since the Reagan administration wars of the 1980s.
- ‘The Afghan Government Is as Corrupt as Governments Come’ – CounterSpin interview with Phyllis Bennis on Ending the Afghan War
"How much better is it for women under areas not controlled by the Taliban, controlled by what I believe to be an incredibly misogynistic gang of ruthless warlords that's called the Afghan g… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- Neil deMause on Amazon’s Retreat, Nina Besser Doorley on Women’s Healthcare Restrictions
Surprisingly, some media followed the lead of community organizers and questioned the Amazon deal—questions Amazon pulled out over rather than engage.
- US Media Erase Years of Chavismo’s Gains
Venezuela's years of social gains have been almost entirely written out of media coverage of the effort to overthrow the Venezuelan government by the US, Canada and their right-wing partners in V… (Click on article title to continue reading)
Breaking News from the Center for Media and Democracy:
- The Koch Brothers' Freedom Partners Group Spends $115.2 Million in 2017
- Heavy-Handed Industry Maneuver to Crush Soda and Grocery Taxes Is on Oregon Ballot
- Democrats Reintroduce DISCLOSE Act to Combat Dark Money "Poison"
- Coal Lobbyist Hosted Fundraisers for Senators Evaluating His Nomination for Top EPA Post
- Koch Demands Corporate Welfare From One of America’s Poorest Cities
Breaking News from Columbia Journalism Review:
- How Esquire lost the Bryan Singer story
On February 11, news broke that Millennium Films was delaying Bryan Singer’s Red Sonja, which was to begin production this year. This was, on the face of it, a remarkable turn of events. Singer’s Quee… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, it’s a journalism ethics quandary!
The most famous journalist of all time is also the most famous superhero. For the past three-quarters of a century, with a few exceptions, his alter-ego, Clark Kent, has been working as a reporter for… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- Virginia blackface scandal: Journalists share their experiences
On February 4, Virginia residents gathered outside the governor’s mansion in Richmond to call for Ralph Northam’s resignation. A racist image from his medical school yearbook page had surfaced on a ri… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- Podcast: Who is going to pay for journalism?
ON THIS WEEK’S EPISODE, CJR Editor and Publisher Kyle Pope and Mathew Ingram, CJR’s chief digital writer discuss The Cairncross Review, a report published in the UK, and the role of tech companies lik… (Click on article title to continue reading)
- When the story comes before the survivor
In late 2017, on the shores of southern Bangladesh, hundreds of thousands of Rohingya people completed a grueling march to escape the campaign of rape and murder by Myanmar’s military. As they settled… (Click on article title to continue reading)