Posts Tagged “news media”

Trump not the first to battle media bias

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Trump not the first to battle media bias

Trump not the first to battle media bias The news media has turned into a political party battling President Donald Trump. Journalists have hurled attacks against the president complaining about his income, nepotism, calling him a “Liar” and blaming him for racism and gender bias. Yet the news media is guilty on all counts, from outrageous…

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News media bias is primary cause of racism

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News media bias is primary cause of racism

News media bias is primary cause of racism As the nation engages in a political and partisan debate over racism and gender discrimination, the real culprit is actually fueling both. The news media has historically been the main impetus in fueling racism and gender bias in America, something that protestors are ignoring for political reasons….

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Fake vs Biased news in American political system

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Fake vs Biased news in American political system

Fake vs Biased news in American political system The mainstream news media is pushing stories about how “fake news” on social media helped elect Donald Trump president of the United States, but avoids the real issue of how “fake news” is actually no different than the “biased news” published by the biased, racist and bigoted…

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Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference

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Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference

Notes on the UNITY Chicago Conference UNITY: Journalists for Diversity will be holding a regional conference in Chicago on Friday Oct. 21. Here are notes on my remarks and information on the speakers in my panel and the schedule of the day’s events. PROGRAM UNITY: Journalists for Diversity in partnership with Loyola University has opened registration…

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It’s the News Media, stupid!

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It’s the News Media, stupid!

It’s the News Media, stupid! It’s the news media, stupid! Playing golf or politics with people’s suffering in the Donald Trump versus Hillary Clinton presidential election. The hypocrisy is screaming out loud By Ray Hanania The flood damage in Louisiana is considered one of the worst American natural disasters since Hurricane Sandy in 2012 and Hurricane…

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Arab world’s failure to use strategic communications

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Arab world’s failure to use strategic communications Saudi Gazette Newspaper, Sunday, September 29, 2013 By RAY HANANIA Immediately after the terrorist attacks on America on September 11, 2001, the US government launched a communications strategy to change how people in the Arab world view Americans. It involved creating media in Arabic targeting mainstream Arabs and…

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The Israeli-occupied Western media

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The Israeli-occupied Western media

The Israeli-occupied Western media Saudi Gazette Sunday, May 19, 2013 By Ray Hanania The Newseum was established in Washington DC to “educate the public about the value of a free press in a free society.” But this week, it became an example of how Western journalism is manipulated, unprincipled and often driven by racism. Last year,…

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Media Video Commentary: The Bias of Carol Marin

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Media Video Commentary: The Bias of Carol Marin Carol Marin is biased. She is a hypocrite. She slams and unfairly attacks people she dislikes and yet is silent on her own hypocrisies and failings in the news media. This Media Video Commentary from veteran Chicago City Hall reporter, journalist and columnist Ray Hanania. Ray Hanania…

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Baby Boomers: Did we have violence when we were younger?

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Baby Boomer Dreaming/BabyBoomerDreaming.com Did we have violence when we were younger? By Ray Hanania The news is constantly filled with reports about violence. In fact, we measure violence now with words and phrases. Those words are, in the order of magnitude, crime, violence, massacre, serial killing, assassination, and terrorism to name just a few. When…

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Jim Edwards: Good journalists few and far between

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Good journalists few and far between By Ray Hanania Southwest News-Herald Newspaper Friday Jan. 18, 2013 Two names were in the news this week, Lance Armstrong and Jim Edwards. They were so far apart. One of the characters I came to know well as a City Hall reporter was a guy named Jim Edwards. You…

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