The mainstream media mocks the Green New Deal and patronizes young climate activists while taking money from Big Oil and special interests. Is it any wonder the U.S. leads the world in climate denialism?
Industry buzzwords like “diversity” and “inclusion” are meaningless unless and until newsrooms start hiring more Black and Brown editors and journalists to publish the stories that affect their lives.
News outlets are obsessed with Beto and Buttigieg, but it’s the five veteran female lawmakers running for the Dem presidential nomination who deserve deeper coverage. Where is it?
Now more than ever, we need the media to seek truth, report facts, and hold those in power accountable. But without a major overhaul, is the press even up to the job?
Attacks on the press, protected by the First Amendment, are an attack on our individual rights to read, write, and think independently.
When women and people of color are told what words to use, and how to use them, it’s more than mere political correctness gone awry. It’s a form of silencing that sustains a moral, class, and racial hierarchy.
When local media fail to do their jobs by checking facts, corroborating sources, or simply asking follow-up questions as they did in Sioux Falls, SD, following a bomb scare, they're the ones creating "fake news."
The millions of dollars paid in hush money or severance packages to make up for the bad behavior of a few men could have single-handedly given the ailing media industry a boost.
Politicians have always manipulated language to fit their agenda. But when journalists validate and repeat it, they're introducing it into the national idiom.
The Tesla CEO is calling for a credibility rating system for journalists. What he doesn't know about the media is … a lot.