14 iunie 2018

Pity the Immigrant Warrior: How NPR Elides Facts to Further Hegemony

counterpunch.org

Photo by Timothy Vollmer | CC BY 2.0 It’s universal. We all gripe about how news media—TV and radio network news, newspapers, and Internet news sites—intentionally distort and selectively oversimplify reality, and we like to say so in letters to the editor and online comments. Complaints about media bias are as old as the town crier, and today are institutionalized online. A bunch of watchdog groups, such as FAIR and Media Matters on the left (progressive foes of corporate media) and Media [...]