Posts Tagged “news media”

News media silent on Israel’s killings of Gaza civilians

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News media silent on Israel’s killings of Gaza civilians

News media silent on Israel’s killings of Gaza civilians Mainstream American and Israeli news media fuel the killings of Arab and Muslim journalists by their immoral silence, while only caring about journalists abused in countries where they have political comfort. Israel has killed or seriously wounded 22 journalists covering their sniper killings of civilians on…

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The passing of a giant of Chicago City Hall journalism, 30 years ago

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The passing of a giant of Chicago City Hall journalism, 30 years ago

The passing of a giant of Chicago City Hall journalism, 30 years ago Chicago City Hall Journalist Harry Golden Jr., died on May 1, 1988, 30 years ago having documented Chicago’s rollercoaster political scene, and bringing to a final end the era of Front Page journalism. Golden was one of the best journalists in America…

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Movie Review: “The Post,” when newspapers had more respect

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Movie Review: “The Post,” when newspapers had more respect

Movie Review: “The Post,” when newspapers had more respect The new movie “The Post” is a powerful film that takes Americans back to 1971 when journalism was a profession dominated mostly by principle. Truth outweighed political partisanship. But in watching the movie this week, it only made me sad. Because it reminded me how badly…

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Al-Jazeera abandoned commitment to fairness, coddles extremists

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Al-Jazeera abandoned commitment to fairness, coddles extremists

Al-Jazeera abandoned commitment to fairness, coddles extremists In their confrontation with Qatar, the Gulf Cooperation Council has demanded that Al-Jazeera close its doors. That may sound tough and extreme to some given its many years of battling racism and discrimination in America. But in recent years, Al-Jazeera’s has made a steady downward slide away from…

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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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