Tag Archives: media reform

Boycott Trump TV

I am not the only one who has been saying all along that Donald Trump – now  president-elect pussygrabberinchief, (PGOTUS) – is just a media creation. Donald  provided cable news readily available, inexpensive to produce, sensational content, so we now … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election Campaign | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Boycott Trump TV

How Things Got This Crazy: The Republican Long-Term Strategy Gone Wrong

It is time once again to revisit the Lewis Powell Memo, the founding document of the GOP’s 45 year old strategy to save capitalism.  We think you will be shocked and horrified by what this memorandum contains, as we were.  … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election Campaign | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on How Things Got This Crazy: The Republican Long-Term Strategy Gone Wrong

Did You Hear About Clinton’s Mental Health Agenda?

Our media is not serving our democracy.  Far from it. Thom Hartmann nails it in this brief clip from his show that you can catch daily.  He is the nation’s #1 progressive talk radio host.  Click here to find a … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election Campaign, Media Bias, Media Reform | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Did You Hear About Clinton’s Mental Health Agenda?

America’s First Pseudo-Candidate

This article on BillMoyers.com explains why things feel so crazy right now.   Everything on the TV and in the media about DT has nothing to do with anything real. Media reform needs to be a national priority. Read the entire … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election Campaign | Tagged , | Comments Off on America’s First Pseudo-Candidate

People Get Ready: The Coming Fight

“If we don’t have big D Democracy very soon, we will all be serfs to corporate capitalism.” – John Nichols John Nichols and Bob McChesney started the modern day media reform movement with Free Press in 1997. They have a … Continue reading

Posted in Media Reform | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on People Get Ready: The Coming Fight

Update: Science And Green News

Give your brain a break from the Donald. There are other news sources besides CNN, MSNBC, Fox, and right-wring radio.  Thom Hartmann is one. http://www.thomhartmann.com/  

Posted in Climate Change, Environment, Media Reform | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on Update: Science And Green News

Progressive Democrats And The People’s Budget

Congressional Progressive Caucus co-chairs have released the following statement on grassroots support for the People’s Budget: “Less than one week after we formally announced The People’s Budget, more than 150,000 Americans have signed petitions in support and 47 groups representing … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election Campaign, Media Bias, Media Reform | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Progressive Democrats And The People’s Budget

Why Citizen Journalism Is Our Last Best Hope

“News journalism is no longer capable of being a watch dog for Democracy.” – Helen Thomas “Info-tainment gibberish specialists have replaced serious journalists. Citizen journalism is our last, best hope.”  – Mike Papantonio Watch this. Learn something.

Posted in Corporate Greed, Media Reform | Tagged , , | Comments Off on Why Citizen Journalism Is Our Last Best Hope

Perfecting The Propaganda State Through Dollarocracy

“America has two problems. Money and media.”  – Randi Rhodes Here’s a note from Bob McChesney To the wealthy, campaign contributions are not civic donations, they are investments. As a consequence, the USA now has a level of corruption closer … Continue reading

Posted in 2016 Election Campaign, Media Reform | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Perfecting The Propaganda State Through Dollarocracy

6 Problems With Mainstream (Corporate) Media

Please like and share. Summary: (1) Mouthpieces for the establishment; (2) Repetition; (3) Context (lack of); (4) Character assassination; (5) Concision (sound bytes only!); (6) False balance (trying to appear balanced, giving equal, undeserved exposure to arguments not backed by … Continue reading

Posted in Media Bias, Media Reform | Tagged , , | Comments Off on 6 Problems With Mainstream (Corporate) Media