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“Whitening of the Media”: As Pandemic Cuts Ravage Newsrooms, Diversity Is “First Thing That Goes”

Democracy Now! May 19, 2020 At a time when many journalists are risking their lives to cover the coronavirus, media companies are slashing jobs and salaries. Over the past week, hundreds of journalists at Vice, Quartz, The Economist, BuzzFeed and … Continue reading

Former Australian PM describes Murdoch media empire’s ‘assault’

  Reliable Sources Kevin Rudd, a former prime minister of Australia, has been outspoken about what he considers the toxic influence of Rupert Murdoch’s media properties. He tells Brian Stelter, “To call the Murdoch media empire a journalistic organization committed … Continue reading

The Right-Wing Media’s Assault On Dr. Tony Fauci | Deadline | MSNBC

MSNBC May 13, 2020 Fox News hosts attack Dr. Fauci after his stark warning on reopening, as new polls show most Americans still do not feel safe returning to normal. Aired on 05/13/2020.

“Shadows of Liberty”: New Film Explores How Corporate Control of Media Erodes Press Freedoms

Democracy Now! Published on Apr 5, 2013 The new documentary “Shadows of Liberty” had its U.S. premiere last night at the National Conference for Media Reform in Denver. Using individual cases of journalists whose attempts to tell their stories have … Continue reading

COVID-19 in Africa: watch a joint media briefing with WHO and WEF

World Economic Forum Streamed live 2 hours ago Hear directly from WHO’s regional director in Africa, and experts, about the latest status of the novel coronavirus across the continent, and their answers to journalists’ most pressing questions. Supported by the … Continue reading

Trump attacks media, says he doesn’t want 350 million Americans tested for coronavirus

Guardian News Mar 25, 2020 Donald Trump shot down suggestions his push to ‘re-open’ the USA by Easter is to boost his election chances, despite contradictory advice from health officials. The president also talked down the idea of testing all … Continue reading

Calling for immediate global ceasefire – UN chief on COVID-19

United Nations Watch LIVE @UN Secretary-General @antonioguterres will hold a virtual stakeout on #COVID19.

Coronavirus: Donald Trump steps up attacks on China and the media

Guardian News Mar 19, 2020 The US president has sought to deflect criticism of his handling of the coronavirus pandemic by attacking China and the media for their coverage of it. Speaking at his daily taskforce briefing, Trump accused Beijing … Continue reading

Facts Tell: Exposing Western media’s double standards on COVID-19

CGTN Mar 20, 2020 The coronavirus is now officially a pandemic, steadily spreading around the world. Many governments around the world have decided to follow suit with Italy for example locking down the entire country. As restrictions on people’s movement … Continue reading

What Happens When You Explain To World Leaders The Urgent Climate Threat? Why Is Some Media Ignoring the Reality of the Changing Climate?

The Real Truth About Health Mar 17, 2020 What Happens When You Explain To World Leaders The Urgent Climate Threat? Why Is Some Media Ignoring Climate Change? Energy, Climate, and Human Health: Young People’s Burden and Opportunities by James Hansen, … Continue reading