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Project Censored in the Classroom: A Critical Media Literacy Webinar, December 8, 2020

ProjectCensored Dec 17, 2020 This webinar introduces Project Censored’s Validated Independent News exercise, and explains how teachers can use this assignment to develop their students’ critical thinking and digital media literacy skills. The webinar features: Allison Butler, Senior Lecturer, Department … Continue reading

69: Debunking Media Lies About COVID & The 2020 Election With Data Expert Justin Hart!

The Ann and Phelim Scoop Published on Dec 2, 2020 Our dear friend and data expert Justin Hart has joined us on the Scoop again to debunk some of the media’s biggest lies about COVID-19 and the 2020 election. Do … Continue reading

Coronavirus: WHO holds social media Q&A answering questions on the Covid-19 pandemic – watch live

Guardian News Started streaming 5 minutes ago World Health Organization (WHO) is expected to hold a live event on social media with Maria Van Kerkhove, WHO technical lead for COVID-19, and Mike Ryan, WHO’s top emergency expert

As Trump Plummets, Niece Mary Trump Tells Media To Stop Pretending He’s ‘Normal’ | MSNBC

MSNBC Oct 20, 2020 Mary Trump joins MSNBC’s Ari Melber to discuss Trump’s debate strategy ahead of the final presidential debate, asserting “the moderator issue is an extension of a problem that we’ve been experiencing for a really long time.” … Continue reading

Fauci on his media restrictions, Trump contracting COVID, masks, voting and more

60 Minutes Oct 18, 2020 In a wide-ranging 60 Minutes interview, Dr. Anthony Fauci expresses his frustration with a Trump campaign ad; explains why, early in the pandemic, masks were largely recommended for health care workers; and says whether he … Continue reading

We need IMMEDIATE action to stop extinction crisis, David Attenborough – BBC

BBC Sep 23, 2020 Stream original BBC programmes FIRST on BBC iPlayer With a million species at risk of extinction, Sir David Attenborough explores how this crisis of biodiversity has consequences for us all, threatening food and water security, … Continue reading

Has The Media Learned Nothing from 2016?

GBH News Sep 18, 2020 James Fallows’ latest article in The Atlantic accusing the media of repeating the same ‘failures’ it did in the 2016 election has generated heated discussion among journalists. What does Fallows get right and what does … Continue reading

“The Social Dilemma:” Lies Spread 6x Faster Than Truth on Social Media | Amanpour and Company

Amanpour and Company Sep 11, 2020 Does our growing dependence on social media have a dark side? A new docudrama, “The Social Dilemma,” warns that it is breaking down our shared reality. Director Jeff Orlowski joins Hari Sreenivasan to discuss … Continue reading

Comedian Sarah Cooper Parodies Trump And Urges Americans To Vote at DNC | NowThis

NowThis News Published on Aug 20, 2020 ‘Donald Trump doesn’t want any of us to vote, because he knows he can’t win fair and square.’ — Comedian Sarah Cooper calls on all Americans to vote this November

Millions Facing Eviction and Joblessness Get No Immediate Help from Trump’s New Executive Orders

Democracy Now! Published on Aug 10, 2020 President Trump’s latest executive orders to extend unemployment benefits and defer payroll taxes may be unconstitutional. Democrats had hoped to extend a program to give unemployed workers an additional $600 in weekly benefits … Continue reading