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    NPR and the Eagerness of White Guy Sources

    Fri, 07/11/2014 - 15:23
    To the extent that Anya Kamenetz's tweet reflected "innocence," it's of a sort people of color and women can ill afford from journalists,

    When Does the 'Cycle of Violence' Start?

    Thu, 07/10/2014 - 18:53
    Coverage of the violence between Israel and Palestine often reduces the conflict to a "cycle of violence" that periodically flares up (FAIR Action Alert, 6/30/06; FAIR Blog, 12/19/08). The same is true now, with corporate media embracing the narrative that Israel’s attacks against Palestine are "retaliations," implying that it is solely the fault of Palestinians for provoking and initiating the deadly attacks on Gaza (FAIR Blog, 7/2/14). But determining when such a "cycle" begins is a political act. The current conflict is usually traced back to the kidnapping and killing of three Israeli teenagers on the West Bank (CNN, 7/7/14). […]

    Why ABC Thought Suffering Palestinians Were Israelis

    Thu, 07/10/2014 - 10:44
    ABC misidentified a suffering Palestinian family as being Israeli. It shouldn't be seen as just an honest mistake.

    ABC Recommends Dinesh D'Souza

    Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:17
    Why did ABC grant airtime to a right-wing crank's latest film?

    Obama, Inequality and Wall Street Donors

    Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:03
    Is Obama's decision to stop talking about inequality really about a debate within the Democratic Party? Or is it about not losing Wall Street donors?

    Bolivian President Isn’t Radical Enough for Corporate Media

    Wed, 07/09/2014 - 13:20
    Vilifying left-leaning Latin American and Caribbean leaders is nothing new from the US media--from Chile's Salvador Allende to Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti, from Venezuela's Hugo Chavez to Mauricio Funes of El Salvador. Bolivian President Evo Morales is no exception, as he caught the attention of the website Vox, a new outlet that sets out to "explain the news" with an emphasis on data analysis.
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