As the GOP actively tries to dismantle our democracy with violence and fascistic laws, the media would have us believe it’s just politics as usual. And it's only deepening the divisions in the country.
The Washington Post and The New Yorker may preach about democracy dying in darkness. But they have found new ways to turn out its lights: Fire the women whistleblowers.
As we watch lawmakers finally hold would-be insurrectionists to account, the news desks are pontificating on the mediagenic nature of witnesses and whether the hearings are entertaining enough to engage the American viewer.
"Liberal media” is a myth. Since Trump's presidency, mainstream news has embraced, employed, and laundered conservative propaganda, and it shows no signs of letting up.
The news out of Uvalde is worse with each passing day—and just the latest example of legacy media's failure to be critical of law enforcement.
Cis-male pundits have entered the chat on abortion, and pushed out the women who have been on the front lines of the fight from the conversation.
The goal of newspapers is to inform the public. But increasingly, they are publishing opinion pieces as fact, misleading and confusing readers, and undermining their own agenda—and quite possibly, our democracy.
Thanks to this administration, our job numbers are booming, international diplomacy is being restored, and we have our first Black woman Supreme Court justice. And yet the D.C. press corps portrays Biden as a worse president than his criminal predecessor.
Does the New York Times’ executive editor Dean Baquet really expect us to believe that he didn’t realize white Trump supporters are racist?
If democracy dies in darkness, then why are the Washington Post and New York Times so intent on hastening its demise with their myopic focus on white GOP voters?