Every year around this time, we put together a mix of some of what we felt were the most important and compelling looks behind the headlines of the mainstream news. From NSA surveillance to Iran to the ongoing economic crisis, CounterSpin heard from an array of activists, commentators and journalists, all of whom had something to say about how corporate media covered these issues.
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About | Current Shows | Program Archives | Find a Station | Podcast Bring CounterSpin to Your Station "You should tune in to CounterSpin, the program that sees things and says things about the media you'll see no place else." --Ben Bagdikian, author of The Media Monopoly CounterSpin is FAIR's weekly radio show, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall and Peter Hart. It's heard on more than 150 noncommercial stations across the United States and Canada. Click on the Map to find where CounterSpin is playing near you. CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and […]
Download MP3 This week we'll be bringing you just some of the highlights from the past year. We've had guests bringing us something other than the usual corporate media line on stories from the Arab Spring to trade policy, from Fukushima to Occupy Wall Street. We try throughout the year to bring listeners information and perspectives that they might not hear elsewhere, that might complicate or even upend the storyline they're getting from the nightly news. We do that by relying on a range of activists, artists, researchers, academics and reporters who are as critical as we are of what […]