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Migration Expert Urges Immediate Action as Millions Are Already Displaced by Climate Change

Democracy Now! Published on Nov 16, 2017 https://democracynow.org – Researchers here at Bonn warn Pacific Islanders may be among the first to be forced to migrate due to climate change, as sea level rise threatens to make whole islands uninhabitable. … Continue reading

Jen Senko: How Right Wing Media Divided the Country and Brainwashed My Dad – 2/19/17

New York Society for Ethical Culture Published on Feb 19, 2017 Documentary MakerJen Senko explains how Right Wing Media divided the country, created mistrust and invented fake news to gain their objectives.

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FCC Opens Way For A Media Company’s Dominance | Here & Now

https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.megaphone.fm/BUR4472524893.mp3 Sinclair Broadcast Group, the biggest owner-operator of TV stations in the country, seeks to acquire Tribune, another media giant. While the FCC hasn’t approved the merger, it’s paved the way for Sinclair to control more and more local stations. … Continue reading

FCC Rolls Back Decades-Old Rule Blocking Broadcast Media Mergers | Here & Now

https://dts.podtrac.com/redirect.mp3/traffic.megaphone.fm/BUR8058682507.mp3 The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to repeal a 42-year-old rule regulating the way broadcast media companies are bought and sold. The original regulations were put in place to reduce media consolidation and ensure diversity on air and in … Continue reading

Media Critic and “Manufacturing Consent” Co-Author Edward Herman Dies

Nov 14, 2017 View story: And the professor Edward Herman has died at the age of 92. He was author of many books, including “Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media,” which he co-authored with Noam Chomsky. This … Continue reading

Between The Lines – Julianne Tveten: Battle Against ‘Fake News’ Marginalizes Progressive Media Outlets

Posted Oct. 25, 2017 Interview with Julianne Tveten, journalist, conducted by Scott Harris http://btlonline.org/2017/mp3/171103a-btl-tveten.mp3 As congressional committees and Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation seeks information and evidence on charges that Donald Trump’s presidential campaign had colluded with Russian government operatives … Continue reading

How social media exacerbates the racial divide

http://play.publicradio.org/api-2.0.1/o/marketplace/tech_report/2017/11/01/tech_20171101_pod_128.mp3 https://www.marketplace.org/2017/11/01/tech/how-social-media-propaganda-exacerbates-racial-divide Representatives from Facebook, Google and Twitter are testifying before Congress this week about propaganda on their networks. Misinformation on social media has been aimed at creating division and unrest, especially around race. And as Facebook’s general counsel said … Continue reading

What the JFK Conspiracy Theories Say About Us – On The Media – WNYC

https://www.podtrac.com/pts/redirect.mp3/audio.wnyc.org/otm/otm102717_cms808249_pod.mp3 Oct 27, 2017 Thousands of previously classified documents related to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy were released this week, while President Trump ordered a review of a few hundred files that were withheld for national security concerns. … Continue reading

Next System Media: An Urgent Necessity

https://thenextsystem.org/learn/stories/next-system-media-urgent-necessity October 12th, 2017 Movement Strategy & History Democratic Ownership A personal introduction In the interest of full transparency, this essay is personal. When it comes to journalism, I’ve been on a career-long search for an effective, sustainable alternative to … Continue reading