mass media

Mass Media Fail to Link Heat Waves and Climate Change

August 2, 2018

Even though studies show that human-caused climate change is doubling the likelihood of heat waves, major news outlets consistently fail to make the link, which makes dealing with the problem far more difficult than it should be

RT Crackdown Escalates New Cold War and Threatens Press Freedom

November 19, 2017

The U.S. government’s forced designation of RT America as a “foreign agent” is part of a dangerous effort to brand dissenting views as “Russian disinformation,” says The Nation’s Katrina vanden Heuvel

Venezuela

June 19, 2017
Media analyst Joe Emersberger takes apart recent international media coverage of Venezuela, which is openly siding with the country’s opposition in portraying the government as a dictatorship

“Resistance” to Russia While Normalizing War

May 16, 2017

Military historian Andrew Bacevich says the incessant U.S. media and political focus on Russiagate is sidelining critical issues, including perpetual war

The Struggle for Syria

April 12, 2017
Media critic Norman Solomon says US media’s uncritical coverage of Trump’s Syria attack is typical and has its roots in ratings spikes and in economic ties to the military-industrial complex

Ukrainians Breathe Sigh of Relief As Diplomatic Efforts Continue Between West & Russia

March 6, 2014

Professor Nicolai Petro lays out how the Crimea crisis could be resolved, as tension remains between pro-EU groups and Russian supported factions

Ukrainians Protest Oligarchic Rule

February 15, 2014
Nicolai Petro: Violence persists between opposition and security forces, as opponents use culture to divide strongly nationalistic Ukrainian groups and factions identifying with Russia

Reality Asserts Itself - Frank Hammer

October 11, 2013
In the final segment of this Reality Asserts Itself with Paul Jay, Frank Hammer says all workers should face up to the dangers of climate change and insist that we move toward a green economy

Islamophobia

September 10, 2013
Deepa Kumar: Political elite have built Islamaphobia in US foreign policy to justify imperialistic ambitions