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    USA Today Changes Its Mind About Ferguson Police

    Thu, 08/14/2014 - 15:33
    USA Today's original headline: "Police Seek Order as Ferguson Furor Builds."

    Ferguson Case Poses Test for Corporate Media

    Thu, 08/14/2014 - 12:35
    The surprise has been the extent to which some media seem to be taking the outcry seriously, talking about the militarization of police--brought home by the rough treatment given to reporters--and the criminalization of black people.

    NPR Presents CIA-Backed Group as Independent Expert on Snowden's 'Harm'

    Wed, 08/13/2014 - 22:58
    Greenwald called the NPR report "a pure and indisputable case of journalistic malpractice and deceit." It's hard to say he doesn't have a point.

    Death in Gaza: Some Counts More Controversial than Others

    Tue, 08/12/2014 - 18:14
    When it comes to the death toll in Gaza, the Washington Post and New York Times both work hard to muddy up the picture.

    If Only Obama Had Bombed More, and Sooner

    Tue, 08/12/2014 - 15:24
    More US bombing is a message corporate media are eager to amplify.

    NY Times and Torture: A Decade Too Late?

    Fri, 08/08/2014 - 17:18
    Ten years later, the New York Times will call torture by its name. But does the paper's reasoning make any sense?

    FAIR TV: How US TV Treats Palestinian Guests, Africa Expert Michael Bloomberg, Correcting a NY Times Correction

    Fri, 08/08/2014 - 15:09
    This week's show: Palestinian guests are asked to condemn Hamas. Do Israeli guests face similar treatment? Plus CBS goes to Michael Bloomberg for Africa analysis and the New York Times publishes a correction that makes a bigger mistake the article it was correcting. Watch:

    Do Palestinians Living in Israel Count?

    Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:35
    If a poll of a country's population excludes 20 percent of the people who live there, journalists should make that clear.

    And Now, Our Expert on Africa… US Billionaire Michael Bloomberg

    Thu, 08/07/2014 - 14:37
    African leaders are in DC for a big summit, so CBS Face the Nation turns to noted Africa expert...Michael Bloomberg?

    Fox, Bill O'Reilly and "Young Black Men"

    Wed, 08/06/2014 - 16:39
    Fox hosts rush to the defense of a local reporter who blamed a pervasive "anti-cop mentality" on "young black men growing up without fathers."

    Gaza, Cease-Fires and Stenography

    Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:22
    An announced cease-fire in Gaza on August 1 broke down almost immediately, with claims that Hamas militants–including one with a suicide vest–had attacked Israeli troops and had kidnapped a soldier. But almost every aspect of the story was questionable, if not false. According to some early reports, Hamas broke the cease-fire with an attack on Israeli troops who, under the terms of the agreement, were allowed to continue military operations in Gaza. As the New York Times reported it (8/1/14):  Palestinian militants sprang from the ground and confronted Israeli soldiers Friday morning, as they have repeatedly in recent days. This […]

    Did New Gaza Cease-Fire Start With an Israeli Airstrike?

    Wed, 08/06/2014 - 12:17
    The New York Times reported that Israel launched an airstrike moments after it announced a cease-fire. But then the paper changed the story dramatically.
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