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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...
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,...
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...
White House Confirms Plans To Rewrite Libel Laws To Target Press By
White House press secretary Sean Spicer confirmed Monday that the Trump administration is actively—and in his words “substantively”—reviewing the nation’s libel laws as it explores ways it could more easily sidestep First Amendment protections and...
Media Downplays America’s Bombing Of Civilians In Mosul By
A March 17 US attack in the city of Mosul resulted in a massacre of civilians. The monitoring group Airwars estimated that between 130 and 230 Iraqis were killed in the incident. Iraqi media reported similar figures. Civilian victims of the US-led bombing campaign to oust...
The Washington Post’s Latest Folly Is ‘Weaponized Journalism’ By
(EDITORIAL) — Defying any sense of journalistic integrity and loyalty to the truth, the Washington Post did it again — publishing Fake News for clicks — which had the desired effect of worldwide outrage to suit a tightly-defined political agenda. This latest astounding...
Poll: CNN Is Least Trusted News Network Among Its Viewers By
MINNEAPOLIS — A recent poll of cable news network viewers found that CNN’s regular audience is far more skeptical of the political news they receive than Fox News fans. In the poll published Wednesday by Rasmussen Reports, 1,000 likely voters were asked to describe...
Edward Snowden: Stop Letting Facebook Control Your News By
In an attempt to rationalize the fact that Donald Trump has been elected as the next president of the United States, a growing movement is lashing out against “fake news sites,” even labeling them responsible for the election results. Earlier this week, a document...
Google Declares War On Alternative Media: Plans To Punish “False News” By Halting Ad Revenue By
Since the US Election’s “surprise” outcome, supporters of Hillary Clinton have been searching for who and what to blame. One of the more bizarre theories circulating has been that Google, Twitter, and Facebook, who WikiLeaks revealed were actually colluding with Clinton’s...
‘Invitation To Corruption’ Ethical Red Flags From Major News Outlets By
The Hill newspaper, for instance, which is funding events at both presidential conventions, offers sponsors special treats such as an opportunity to mingle with “a list of participants from politics, government, media, and industry,” at what they term...