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Manufacturing Catastrophe | Climate Change: Why we can’t trust mainstream media | Climate & Capitalism

Q: What’s the problem with mainstream media? A: Mainstream media outlets are (subsidiaries of) for-profit corporations acting in the system of capitalism. Therefore, their central objective is to maximize quarterly gain for their shareholders, the majority of which are multibillion-dollar … Continue reading

Right Wing Media and the Dangerous Expansion of the Disinformation Universe (April 21, 2021)

Al Franken Premiered Apr 21, 2021 If Rush Limbaugh was the Big Bang, the expanding universe of disinformation has only become bigger, darker, and more dangerous. Think Anti Vaxxers. Think QAnon… Think Tucker Carlson!

Feeling ‘Canceled’ in Academia | On the Media | WNYC Studios

Download Segment Frequently cited examples of cancel culture cover a broad range of offenses and consequences. Among the hodgepodge of endorsements lost, Substacks made, and egos bruised, is there really any evidence that cancel culture exists? Erec Smith thinks it … Continue reading

YouTube Algorithm Punishes Independent Media Outlets & US Prison Population Increased By Poverty

The Ring of Fire Published on May 20, 2021 Via America’s Lawyer: Mike Papantonio and Trial Lawyer Magazine editor Farron Cousins discuss how the YouTube platform, once revered as a user-based medium for free speech, has been banning or flagging … Continue reading

Gaza Journalist: Israel Is Deliberately Targeting the Media by Bombing AP & Al Jazeera Offices

Democracy Now! Published on May 17, 2021 We speak with Palestinian reporter Youmna al-Sayed, who was among the journalists who had to flee for their lives when Israel bombed and leveled a 12-story Gaza building that housed the offices of … Continue reading

‘Just a glorified blog’: Donald Trump launches new social media platform

FRANCE 24 English Published on May 6, 2021 IN THE PRESS – Thursday, May 6, 2021: We look at reactions in the US media after Facebook’s oversight board upheld a decision to suspend Donald Trump’s account. We also look at … Continue reading

Chris Hayes: The Cost Of Right-Wing Media’s Covid Lies | All In | MSNBC

MSNBC Published on Apr 15, 2021 “Murdoch can live in Australia—as if Covid basically doesn’t exist,” says Chris Hayes. “But the only reason that was possible is because of a government that was able to undertake the kinds of policies … Continue reading

A68: Iceberg that became a social media star melts away – BBC News

Jonathan Amos Science correspondent @BBCAmoson Twitter Published – 17 April 2021 The iceberg that was for a time the biggest in the world is no more. A68, as it was known, covered an area of nearly 6,000 sq km (2,300 … Continue reading

Noam Chomsky – The youth and the mass media’s false reality and history

RegisUniLibrary– Feb 20, 2013 Interview with Noam Chomsky on May 22, 2012, at M.I.T. Cambridge, MA conducted by Chris Steele (Filmed/Edited by Dan Banta and Trenton Cotten, translated by Christina Castaneda).

Live: WHO experts brief media on COVID-19 origins report

CGTN 2.26M subscribers World Health Organization (WHO) holds press briefing on COVID-19 origins report that will be released on Tuesday. Experts who led the investigation on COVID-19 origins, including Peter Ben Embark, the head of the WHO international team during … Continue reading