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    ABC: ISIS Possibly Scarier Than Al-Qaeda–Due to Social Media

    Mon, 09/15/2014 - 17:46
    A key element in the shift in US public opinion toward attacking ISIS is the idea that the country could be attacked by the group. Where do people get this idea? TV news might be one place.

    CBS: 'We Have No Choice' but to Attack ISIS 'Before We All Get Killed'

    Mon, 09/15/2014 - 16:59
    CBS host Bob Schieffer believes that ISIS poses a threat to the American "homeland" and tells viewers: "This evil must be eradicated. These forces must be destroyed."

    FAIR TV September 14, 2014

    Fri, 09/12/2014 - 18:06
    War drums for ISIS, Kissinger confronted, Fox's non-apology.

    Cutting Pensions and 'Responsible' Politics

    Fri, 09/12/2014 - 17:51
    Anything that hurts labor unions, workers and moves Democrats to the right must be something to cheer about.

    And Now, a Word From Henry Kissinger…

    Wed, 09/10/2014 - 17:50
    Henry Kissinger is making the rounds again--mostly reminding us that elite media love to fawn over Henry Kissinger.

    To NYT, 'Full Range of Views' on War Is Pretty Narrow

    Wed, 09/10/2014 - 16:28
    What does a "full range of views" look like to the New York Times? Powerful people who worked for Republicans and Democrats.

    Fracking Away the Climate Crisis

    Tue, 09/09/2014 - 18:08
    The New York Times and PBS NewsHour present very different looks at fracking. What's missing from both? Climate change.

    New NPR Boss: 'We're Going to Be Talking About Brands That Matter a Little Bit More'

    Mon, 09/08/2014 - 22:47
    The new boss at NPR says you should expect to hear more corporate advertising-- no wait, that's not it. You'll hear more about "brands that matter."

    FAIR TV, September 8, 2014: USA Today Poll Distortion, Chris Christie's 'Gaffe'

    Mon, 09/08/2014 - 19:18
    Are corporate media banging the war drums in 2014 just like they did in 2003? USA Today promotes a poll that they say shows the public wants a more 'muscular' foreign policy. But is that really the message the public is sending? Plus the New York Times remembers a Chris Christie foreign policy 'gaffe'-- saying something accurate about the occupation of the West Bank.

    Our New War Will Be Different Because…

    Mon, 09/08/2014 - 17:34
    The New York Times seems to suggest that the ongoing wars in Yemen and Pakistan are limited to attacks on "leaders." That is "a totally false statement," one analyst notes.

    Anonymous Sourcing and the Ghost Threat

    Mon, 09/08/2014 - 11:59
    The use of unnamed sources is widespread, even in places where it's not necessary. But allowing an unnamed source to levy a threat, without having to put on the record who's making the threat, is new to the sports venue game.
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