Journalists, researchers, university professors etc. have been quietly or unofficially “subsidized” for years… But who would have thought that official governments (of the US and the EU), would so quickly move forward into … Continue reading A bill to end free speech & the freedom of information
It’s one way the social network could make up for the damage it’s done to journalism. Makes sense. Local news has been decimated and the idea that Facebook should start determining what … Continue reading Facebook should consider subsidizing local news.
I think that what the papers failed to do was write the big story of the fact that Donald Trump wasn’t playing chess. It’s like the endless fact checking was a little … Continue reading How Journalists Need to Begin Imagining the Unimaginable
When Gallup first asked Americans about their trust of newspapers in 1973, 39 percent said they had a great deal of trust in them and by 1979, that number reached a high … Continue reading Americans Don’t Trust Their Institutions Anymore
CNN has the patina of objectivity and is more likely to draw those without a clear agenda — but increasingly it has a subtle point of view too, and it is allowing … Continue reading Gavin Polone: Yes, the Media Is Biased — And It’s Helping Donald Trump
The radio host had been facing charges over her reporting on demonstrations against the 1,170-mile pipeline in North Dakota in September, her lawyer said. Thankfully the judge threw this out, but unfortunately, … Continue reading Judge Rejects Riot Charge Against Amy Goodman of ‘Democracy Now’ Over Pipeline Protest
A well known journalist facing prison time for reporting on the Dakota Pipeline, and this is occurring not in Turkey, not Iran, but in the good ol’ U. S. of A. Not … Continue reading Amy Goodman Is Facing Prison for Reporting on the Dakota Access Pipeline. That Should Scare Us All.
The former NSA contractor needs to accept at least a measure of criminal responsibility for his actions. Wait a minute! As one commenter, chunli, on the article wrote: Did you just call for … Continue reading No pardon for Edward Snowden – Washington Post. What?
As an early YouTuber myself, yes, this really is a form of censorship. Source: YouTubers call out ad guidelines as a form of censorship Continue reading YouTubers call out ad guidelines as a form of censorship
It’s a new low for major news organizations to sell their brand to lobbyists and let climate truthers go unchallenged. When everything is about making money, I guess the ethics go out … Continue reading Oil Lobby Paid Washington Post and Atlantic to Host Climate-Change Deniers at RNC
“It’s a different thing” at the White House, he said. After revoking the press credentials of the Washington post after a critical article they wrote, Trump now says he wouldn’t do the … Continue reading Trump says he wouldn’t ban reporters from the White House
Rusbridger told the IBC legal conference in London: “It is the biggest threat to the press at the moment.” He noted that the fact UK police secretly access telecoms data in order … Continue reading Alan Rusbridger: Sources will die if we don’t ‘push back hard’ at snooper’s charter threat to press freedom