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CounterSpin interviews with Robin Kelley, Malkia Cyril and Richard Rothstein on whether black lives matter to media
How Media Turned Right-Wing ‘Willing to Kill’ Extremists Into Peaceful ‘Rancher’s Rights Protesters’
Of all extremist groups, the far right is consistently given the kindest news coverage in US corporate media. This weekend, the world witnessed a prime example of such friendly treatment in action. Armed far-right anti-government militants occupied a federal building in Oregon late on January 2 and announced they would remain there indefinitely. Although the armed occupation was ostensibly organized to protest the imprisonment of ranchers on arson charges, the ultra-conservative militants made it clear from the beginning that they were willing to use violence, and hoped to inspire a larger anti-government uprising. Major US media outlets ignored these basic […]
Police feelings mean more than the death of Eric Garner
Using the oppression of women to sell another Iraq War
But will Ferguson shift media ideas on ‘fixing’ black men?
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