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Longtime Reporter Leaves NBC Saying Media Is “Trump Circus” That Encourages Perpetual War

Democracy Now! Published on Jan 9, 2019 https://democracynow.org – “Prisoners of Donald Trump.” That’s how longtime NBC reporter and analyst William Arkin described the mainstream media in a scathing letter last week announcing he would be leaving the network, accusing … Continue reading

NBC News Climate Change Poll Report Shows Belief Is Partisan, Driven By Flawed Media Coverage

The United States remains the only developed democracy where The Climate Change Debate is primarily over whether climate change is real. Most places, the debate is over what to do about it. But not in the World’s Greatest Democracy, where … Continue reading

Propaganda Terms in the Media and What They Mean – Noam Chomsky

CARTA: Tool Use and Technology: Paula Tallal – Writing and Reading: The Evolution of Social Media

Media Takes Heat For Offering Climate Change Doubters A Voice

WGBH News Published on Nov 30, 2018 The debate about climate change is one the media hasn’t facilitated for some time, given the overwhelming evidence of its existence. But this week, some skeptics were given a platform to push back … Continue reading

Trump’s Attacks On Media Fuel The Rise Of Fake News

More than half of Americans say social media hurts democracy & free speech

Facebook Erases Hundreds of Alternative Media Pages in Mass Purge

TheRealNews Published on Oct 18, 2018 Facebook is erasing popular alternative media pages that had millions of likes and suspending anti-war and anti-police brutality accounts, in coordination with Twitter. Journalist Max Blumenthal says this is part of a larger political … Continue reading

Is The Media Adequately Covering Climate Change?

WGBH News Published on Oct 12, 2018 It’s a story that gets a lot of “mentions,” but not necessarily a deep dive. Take, for example, the recent United Nations report on climate change, stating that by 2040 the world will … Continue reading

Acting EPA Head Andrew Wheeler Amplified Racist & Conspiracy Posts on Social Media

Oct 10, 2018 The Huffington Post is reporting that Andrew Wheeler, the acting head of the Environmental Protection Agency, regularly engaged with right-wing conspiracy accounts on social media and “liked” a racist post featuring the Obamas in 2013. The post … Continue reading