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Journalists Sue St. Paul, Minnesota Over 2008 Republican Convention Arrests

AP | STEVE KARNOWSKI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

MINNEAPOLIS — Amy Goodman, host of the syndicated "Democracy Now!" news program, and two of her producers filed suit against the cities of St. P...

"What Are You Reading?" Asked the LA Times Festival of Books

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

In a city known for its Hollywood glitz and climate-friendly outdoor living, what many don't know about Los Angeles is how much it reveres its book festival.

Weekly Audit: How Deregulation Fueled Goldman Sachs' Scam

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

by Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger Last week, the Securities and Exchange Commission filed fraud charges against Goldman Sachs and underscored w...

Weekly Audit: How Superhero Hilda Solis is Winning the Fight for Workers' Rights

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Zach Carter, Media Consortium blogger While the poor judgment of top-level officials at Treasury and the Office of Management and Budget frequently...

Is the Medium the Message? Discrimination and the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? Sanitization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The Dehumanization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The Politicalization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Geraldo Rivera, Tim Zagat, Amy Goodman, Stephen Cannell, and many others to see what they had to say about the changing face of our news media.

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media News

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The New Media Watchdogs

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? Trivialization of the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? The Medium is Entertainment: Hollywood and the Medium

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Is the Medium the Message? 'Freeing Up' the Press

Kimberly Butler | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Kimberly Butler

In 1964, media analyst Marshall McLuhan suggested that a given medium was more important than its message. In 2009, I sat down with Dan Rather, Gerald...

Hypocrisy NOW! With Sarah Palin...

Shannyn Moore | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Shannyn Moore

Jay Leno is in high favor with the half-term governor. Sarah, what's the difference between jokes about your daughter being impregnated by Alex Rodriguez and John Edwards? Do tell.

Weekly Pulse: Bayh-Partisanship=Giving Your Seat to a Republican

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
The Media Consortium

By Lindsay Beyerstein, Media Consortium Blogger You will be shocked, shocked to hear that a Blue Dog Democrat who made a career out of undermining his...

Weekly Audit: Don't Let Citizens United Wreck Our Economy

The Media Consortium | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
The Media Consortium

By Zach Carter, Media Consortium Blogger In a landmark decision last week, the Supreme Court ruled that corporations could spend unlimited funds to in...

Te Tremble - The Haitian Earth Trembled

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Amy Goodman

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti -- Te tremble (pron. Tay Tromblay) is Haitian Creole for "earthquake." Its literal translation: "The earth trembled." After the ...

Sick with Terror: Inadequate Health Care Kills 45,000 Americans Per Year

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Goodman

A killer that has stalked the U.S. public, claiming, by recent estimates, 45,000 lives annually. This killer is the lack of adequate health care in the U.S.

Lt. Choi Won't Lie for His Country

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Goodman

Lt. Dan Choi's pre-existing conditions -- being gay and being honest about it -- may be enough to keep him out of the Veterans Affairs health care system for life.

Trick or Treat for Climate Change

Amy Goodman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Amy Goodman

Halloween is coming, and children will be dressing up and chanting "trick or treat," their demand for candy backed up by the threat of a prank. Climate-change activists, from pranksters to presidents, are doing the same.

As A Dark Year Ends, Remember the Inspirational People of 2009

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

A celebration of the men and women who didn't slump, but realised that the worse the world gets, the harder people of goodwill have to work to put it right.

Avatar: An Anti-War Film Challenges Us to "Be All That You Can Be"

Anne Dilenschneider | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Anne Dilenschneider

An avatar is a being of matchless integrity, and every culture has examples like Abraham, Moses, Miriam, Zoroaster, Rama, Krishna, Buddha, Jesus, Mary, Mohammed, Fatimah, Chief Joseph, Nan'yehi.

The Yes Men Hoax is Nothing Compared to the 20-Year Hoax by Fossil Fuel Companies

Kevin Grandia | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green
Kevin Grandia

With a clean energy bill making its way through the Senate and the upcoming international summit on climate change in Copenhagen, you can bet the PR spin from industry and think tanks is only going to get louder.

Amy Goodman And Canada's Olympic Paranoia

Dave Zirin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Dave Zirin

The critical concern of the Canadian Border authorities was that Ms. Goodman would be discussing the 2010 Winter Olympic games in Vancouver. This is not a joke.

Kucinich Keeps Single-Payer Alive

Michael Carmichael | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Michael Carmichael

While Americans pay more for their health care than any other nation, more Americans realize that they are not getting their money's worth.