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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

Puerto Rico, In the News for the Wrong Reasons | On The Media | WNYC Studios Activists hold up the Puerto Rican flag during a protest outside the Connecticut state Capitol on Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2018. ( Susan Haigh / AP Images ) Summary Transcript It seems that Puerto Rico gets a surge of mainstream … Continue reading

Why the Business Press Didn’t Warn Us | On The Media | WNYC Studios

September 14, 2018 Ten years ago this week, the Wall Street investment firm Lehman Brothers collapsed, setting in motion the financial crisis that devastated the world’s economy. The news coverage reflected a state of abject shock. And yet, many … Continue reading

Doomed to Repeat | On The Media | WNYC Studios

Russ Lewis covers his eyes from a gust of wind and a blast of sand as Hurricane Florence approaches Myrtle Beach, S.C., Friday, Sept. 14, 2018. ( David Goldman / AP Images ) The anniversary of a disaster gives … Continue reading

Through the Crosshairs – Media Education Foundation (MEF)

In recent years, weapon-cam footage from distant wars has invaded the screens of civilian life. Now the crosshairs of the drone, smart bomb, helicopter gunship, satellite, and sniper scope have become a dominant window through which we see and “experience” … Continue reading

The media’s failure on climate change hurts people of color the most

mediamatters4america Published on Aug 24, 2018 Extreme weather and climate disasters have the biggest effects on people of color, the poor, and women, both in the U.S. and around the world — and the media need to be talking about … Continue reading

President Trump’s contentious relationship with the media

Extreme Weather Is Exploding Around the World. Why Isn’t the Media Talking About Climate Change?

Democracy Now! Published on Aug 2, 2018 – Major corporate broadcast networks reported on July’s 2-week global heat wave at least 127 times, but mentioned climate change only once. That’s according to a report by Media Matters, which tracked … Continue reading