Jonathan Chait Upset About Diversity In Media

By: Wednesday January 28, 2015 8:00 am

And for some odd indeterminable reason, people tend not to forget images like this. RT @shani_o: pic.twitter.com/xpbPaY40CG — Ta-Nehisi Coates (@tanehisicoates) December 4, 2014 New York Magazine writer Jonathan Chait, best known for being one of the “good liberals” who promoted the Iraq War, is still mad that The New Republic will no longer be [...]

 

Search Warrants Against WikiLeaks Staff: Justice Department, Google & US Media Silence Threaten Press Freedom

By: Monday January 26, 2015 8:00 am

The United States government served search warrants on Google in March 2012 and demanded that the company hand over data from WikiLeaks staff members for the purpose of an investigation into violations of the Espionage Act, Computer Fraud and Abuse Act (CFAA), a larceny statute and a “conspiracy to commit offense or to defraud the United States” statute.

US Media Mostly Ignore Bomb Exploded Outside NAACP Office in Colorado Springs

By: Wednesday January 7, 2015 12:00 pm

A bomb was detonated late in the morning on January 6 in Colorado Springs against the exterior of a building, where a local NAACP chapter’s office is located. The FBI, including the agency’s own Joint Terrorism Task Force, and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms & Explosives were on the scene very soon afterward to [...]

In Pakistan, First US Drone Strike of the New Year Kills At Least Six People

By: Monday January 5, 2015 11:00 am

In the first United States drone strike of the new year, at least six people were reported to be killed on January 4. The strike came as Pakistan killed at least 31 alleged “militants” in an offensive the US has been helping the country’s military forces wage against militant groups the US has long maintained [...]

Blown Factcheck: Washington Post Omits Larry Summers’ Wall Street Work

By: Wednesday December 31, 2014 2:00 pm

This is a great excerpt from @IgnatiusPost's new book called "I Have Learned Nothing and Forgotten Nothing": http://t.co/dweHDEeErM — Jon Schwarz (@tinyrevolution) December 24, 2014 David Ignatius’ recent hit piece on Senator Elizabeth Warren published in The Washington Post titled “Warren’s War Against Wall Street,” makes a number of ridiculous assertions. But one of the [...]

Media Claims Afghanistan War Ends But War Continues

By: Monday December 29, 2014 11:00 am

Its one thing for the press to get spun, its another to knowingly transmit misleading statements. — James Risen (@JamesRisen) December 28, 2014 Yesterday the media declared that the war in Afghanistan is over. This will, no doubt, be a great surprise to the troops still stationed in Afghanistan who have been ordered by President [...]

NBC News Cites ‘Climate of Fear & Retaliation,’ Withholds Identity of Architect of CIA’s Defense for Torture

By: Friday December 19, 2014 11:00 am

NBC News published a story on a senior CIA official who is a “top al Qaeda expert” and a “key architect of the agency’s defense of its detention” and torture program for terrorism suspects. The official apparently developed “oft-repeated talking points that misrepresented and overstated” the effectiveness of torture. And, while the female official is [...]

For CNN, Michael Smerconish Helps Police Create Propaganda Against Ferguson Protesters

By: Monday November 24, 2014 11:19 am

Attorney and radio and television host Michael Smerconish spent a full hour on November 22 on the forthcoming grand jury decision in Ferguson, Missouri, that was expected. He committed his show to not only holding protesters accountable but also to giving a Ferguson police officer air time to spread fear by claiming that all police officers he knows have received “death threats.”

Your world, as described by Murdoch

By: Friday October 31, 2014 1:30 am

Good job Rupert…it’s all going according to plan.

Must be one of those “y-ending” days

By: Friday October 24, 2014 1:30 am

Given the unimpeachable integrity of the claimants, it is hard to believe that FoxNews failed to stretch it’s string of time without a factual error beyond the then-existing 7 consecutive minutes when this was proclaimed…

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