Independent journalist Mark Taylor-Canfield talks with Norman Goldman about efforts to bring back progressive and independent voices to the Northwest US media. KPTK(Seattle) & KPOJ(Portland) went off the air, sparking groups like Progressive Radio Northwest and KRXY to launch campaigns to establish new broadcast stations and networks in Washington and Oregon.
“Low-quality, extremist, sensationalist and conspiratorial news published in the US was overwhelmingly consumed and shared by rightwing social network users, according to a new study from the University of Oxford.” — source: The Guardian Comments comments
I often visit news.google.com to see top stories, and I often notice the bias in headlines. Today, there are grossly conflicting headlines about Mitt Romney’s interview with NBC’s David Gregory. The Daily Caller’s headline reads: Romney: Bill Clinton ’embarrassed the nation, breached his responsibilities as … Gregory asked Romney to respond to Rand Paul’s description […]
Newsweek, Niall Ferguson, And The Conservative Echo Chamber “Niall Ferguson’s Newsweek cover story on President Obama exemplifies a deficiency in today’s media. As criticism of Ferguson’s shoddy work mounted — both from outside and inside of Newsweek/The Daily Beast — Newsweek explained to Politico‘s Dylan Byers that Newsweek “rel[ies] on our writers to submit factually […]