On FAIR TV this week: CBS covers the Edward Snowden and the NSA scandal by asking Bush-era NSA chief Michael Hayden for help. And NPR wonders if media coverage of marriage equality is too tilted in favor of… equality? Plus network TV doesn’t cover Obama’s climate speech–but the fake newscast at Comedy Central does.
3 August 2013 — FAIR Blog
This week: The corporate media finally paid attention to the Bradley Manning trial–but NBC botched some of the history. Plus the New York Times tries to show how Democrats are moving ‘away from the center.’ But how do they define the center anyway? And we look at an MSNBC debate over Walmart and a living wage that could have used more debate.
2 August 2013 — GRTV
Press TV has conducted an interview with Michel Chossudovsky, Centre for Research on Globalization (www.globalresearch.ca) from Montreal about Britain’s recent announcement that the al-Nusra Front group in Syria as an al-Qaeda terrorist group (inc. partial transcript).
26 July 2013 — FAIR Blog
The cover of Rolling Stone (8/13), featuring a self-portrait of Dzhokhar Tsaernav taken weeks before the Boston bombing, has fueled a strong backlash. Discussing the cover, Fox News‘ Lisa Daftari (7/18/13) said:
In the aftermath of 9/11, if you look back over a decade ago, this country had an awakening, an understanding, that we have a new ideological threat that is on our soil. People became aware. But we’ve since gone very far from that, almost gone too far from that. We are almost becoming overcompensating, for fear of being Islamophobic. Political correctness is leading us to put a terrorist on the cover of a national magazine like this.
17 Jul, 2013 — History Commons
WTC Evacuation Orders, 9/11-Style Movies, and More
A large number of entries have been added to the Complete 9/11 Timeline at History Commons, most of which provide new details about the events of the day of September 11, 2001. Other entries are being posted in the US Civil Liberties project on campaign finance, voting laws, and the 2006 US Attorney purge
6 July 2013 — FAIR Blog
7 July 2013 — Global Research
Interview with Michel Chossudovsky
Press TV has conducted an interview with Michel Chossudovsky, Centre for Research on Globalization, Montreal about the coup d’état by the Egyptian military that has deposed the elected Morsi government after large anti-government protests arose.
29 June 2013 — williambowles.info
29 June 2013
‘Bradley Manning leaked classified info cables to WikiLeaks’
Hindu Business Line
US Army Pfc. Bradley Manning disclosed potentially damaging classified information in at least 117 of the more than 250,000 US State Department cables he has acknowledged sending to WikiLeaks, according to evidence prosecutors presented at his …
13 June 2013 — williambowles.info
Greece faces political crisis over state TV closure
ATHENS — Greece faced a new political crisis on Wednesday as the government was hit with a storm of public protest and a looming general strike over its shock decision to shut down state broadcaster ERT. The socialist and moderate leftist parties …
Humanitarian Crisis in Syria: “The West should Pay War Reparations to Syria”. Interview with Michel Chossudovsky
9 June 2013 — Global Research
“What we must now tackle at an international level is war reparations. The war is over unless of course the West decides to continue this war e.g. with a no fly zone. That would be an extremely dangerous option at this stage because Syria has an advanced air defense system.”