The suicide of Orlando Zapata Tamayo is a tragedy. But to the corporate media, it is only useful in the media war against the Cuban government.
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At the intersection where social media and entrepreneurship meet technology and racial issues, you will find Latoya Peterson hard at work changing Ame...
For months the punditry and chattering classes have promised a democratic debacle on November 2. If we sit on our hands, they will be proven right, de...
American elections decided by foreign interests or noisy potato chip bags. Hey, it's a no-brainer, babe. Everybody eats potato chips. Another proud moment for our corporate media.
What does it mean that the New York Times, upon the occasion of President Obama's announced drawdown of forces in Iraq last week, called our seven and...
The film was a warning to the media industry that was beginning to go off the rails. Chayefsky understood the trajectory it was taking and painted an apocalyptic landscape to make his point.
Futurology is no more reliable than economics -- it's a black art, and a truly ephemeral one at that. Working out what might be different in the future doesn't have a great track record.
One big take-away from the recent Colorado U.S. Senate election (and others) is the fact that only the moneyed elite, or those backed by moneyed elite, can run for office.
Any Democrat who appears on Fox is supporting a financial structure that allows for Republican gain. And claiming the cover of "fair and balanced" is now as convincing as claiming that money doesn't matter in politics.
The American corporate media culture challenges our freedom in a sophisticated and seductive fashion. We are saturated with images and rhetoric by which we willingly morph our identity.
The game the right and their corporate media enablers are playing goes like this. "We support religious freedom but these nasty Muslims are not being sensitive to the feelings of the 911 survivors.
Tea Party "Movement" Biggest Mass Deception Since WMDs
by Trish Nelson
Remember, back in April when we said on Blog for Iowa that the tea party movem...
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Wikileaks serves a singularly crucial role in keeping humanity informed about the doings of its institutions. It deserves far more attention that it has received.
Bayh masked his craven capitulation to corporate lobbyists with a veneer of bipartisanship and moderation. If he sold out to enough special interests, he could claim that he was on both sides.
Meanwhile, back in Reality, the national unemployment rate continues to rise while property prices continue to deflate, wiping out further billions in multi-decade-inflated homeowner equity.
Today's Supreme Court decision in Citizens United, led by corporate enthusiast and Bush appointee Chief Justice John Roberts has fully removed the pre...
I'm positive that Obama thinks that he's doing his best to bring about as much change as he can within the limits of this system. But is he a true progressive or a corporatist sell out?
What's to be done about the growing terrorism hysteria spreading through Washington and the corporate media?
Why is Huffpo attacking the Obama administration with the same zeal with which they went after the Bush administration? It's not like they're the same...
That Rep. Waxman and Rep. Harman stress her devotion to Israel as the catalyst for her re-election underscores to what extent their policies focus on the welfare of Israelis and not Americans.
Truth is often lost when we fail to distinguish between opinion and fact, and that is the danger we now face as a society.
In response to Fox's childish and embarrassing ad in the Washington Post that challenged competitors' coverage of the 9/12 teabaggers, CNN is airing this equally chilidish and embarrassing ad.
David Von Drehle's article is a clinic for journalism students who wish to learn about faux balance, false equivalencies, straw men, and omissions of important facts.
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