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Study Finds Terror Attacks By Muslims Get 4.5 Times More Media Coverage By
“Terror attacks” carried out by non-Muslims in the United States receive considerably less media coverage than those committed by Muslims, a study has revealed, adding to an ongoing debate surrounding selective reporting...
Media Uses Attack On Mosque To Smear Mosque By
CNN, the New York Times, Daily Mail and News.com.au all decided to use last night’s horrific attack on London’s Finsbury Park Mosque welfare center as a chance to litigate the mosque’s past behavior. A 48-year-old white man rammed his van into a crowd of people outside...
How The Government Gained The Upper Hand Against Leakers By
In October 1969, a national security official named Daniel Ellsberg began secretly photocopying 7,000 classified Vietnam War documents. He had become increasingly frustrated with the systematic deception of top U.S. leaders who sought to publicly escalate a war that, privately,...
Suspected Saudi ‘Bot Army’ Enlisted In Qatar Attack By
Cyber warfare is not new in the Gulf, but the current Saudi-led onslaught against the tiny state of Qatar is seeing the most formidable instance of it yet being deployed, as Doha’s brothers-turned-enemies eye to dominate the war for narratives, in the media and on...
Washington Post’s Foreign Policy Reporting Marred By Industry-Backed Expert By
In a piece for the Just Security blog about the impact of weapons industry contributions on a Saudi arms vote, Ryan Goodman notes that “money also pollutes other policy spaces that influence congressional votes”—including the news media: “In March of this year,...
Trump-Russia Scandal Distracts From Latest Syria Bombing, Troop Surge In Afghanistan By
MINNEAPOLIS– U.S. media has been abuzz with the latest controversy to strike the Trump administration, centering around accusations that the president attempted to impede the disgraced former Director of the FBI James Comey from fully investigating the administration’s...
Gulf Nations Celebrated In Western Press While Silencing Their Own Journalists By
MINNEAPOLIS– While serving as an unabashed arms dealer to the world’s most repressive governments, the United States is also acting as their public relations agent, characterizing countries that routinely undermine freedom of the press, as well as the rights...
Why Americans Don’t Trust The Federal Government? By
The Pew Research Center has released its annual poll numbers regarding the percentage of Americans who trust the federal government. The release of these new polls add to a growing amount of evidence that the public’s view of the federal government has been in a steady...
NYT’s 100 Day Apologism Shows Danger Of ‘Both Sides’ Reporting By
(Opinion) — New York Times White House reporter Peter Baker (4/29/16) appears to have set out in earnest to write a “balanced” review of Donald Trump’s first 100 days in office. In doing so, he exposed the futility of such an exercise. Baker spins some of Trump’s...
Media Silent As U.S. Prisoners Continue To Hunger Strike Abysmal Conditions By
On Oct. 30, 2016, Robert Earl Council was found sprawled unconscious on the floor of his cell in Alabama’s Limestone Correctional Facility after being on hunger strike for 10 days. Medical staff at the prison force-fed him intravenously, as his blood sugar levels had...