Search Results for: Jim Naureckas

Feb 3 2016

As Much as Media Would Like Them to, Trump’s Supporters Are Unlikely to Evaporate

Donald Trump rally (cc photo: Gage Skidmore)

The people who are most enthusiastically behind Trump have real problems with real consequences; they’re not likely to forget about them because Ted Cruz had a better get-out-the-vote operation in Iowa.

Feb 1 2016

‘The Way Corporate Media Use the Word “Center” Is Not the Way Ordinary People Use It’

BradCast: Bernie Sanders & Donald Trump

Brad Friedman of the BradBlog wrote up his interview with FAIR’s Jim Naureckas for his radio show the BradCast.

Jan 31 2016

Where Did the Years Go? NYT Dismisses Experience of ‘Fringe’ Candidates

New York Times: Bernie Sanders volunteer in Iowa

The dichotomy the New York Times draws between the “experienced” and “proven” candidates and presumably inexperienced, unproven outsiders doesn’t stand up to much scrutiny.

Jan 31 2016

CNN’s Double-Dealing in Des Moines

Chris Cuomo confronts Bernie Sanders at CNN town hall (Image: Young Turks)

The kind of question CNN’s Christopher Cuomo asked Bernie Sanders at CNN’s Iowa town meeting were quite different from the kind Cuomo asked Hillary Clinton.

Jan 28 2016

Solomon: Naureckas Offers ‘Strong Critique’ of ‘Escalating Media Assault’ on Sanders

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In a column published by numerous outlets, FAIR associate Norman Solomon offered FAIR’s Jim Naureckas as a rebuttal to the “escalating media assault” on Bernie Sanders.

Jan 26 2016

Chicago Tribune Warns Voters Away From ‘Socialism’ Cliff

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Capitalist institutions like giant media conglomerates tend to see an aversion to socialism as normal and healthy.

Jan 11 2016

David Bowie, Media Critic

David Bowie as Ziggy Stardust

Among many other things, Bowie was a shrewd observer and sharp critic of the media–from his earliest hit, 1969’s “Space Oddity,” in which Major Tom is told that “the papers want to know whose shirts you wear.”

Jan 11 2016

Richard Prince: ‘Media Critics Registered Admiration’ for Bowie

Hello!: David Bowie, Iman and child

Media blogger Richard Prince (Journal-isms, 1/11/16) quoted from Jim Naureckas’ review of David Bowie’s media criticism (1/11/16) in his roundup of reactions to Bowie’s death: Media critics, too, registered their admiration. “It’s hard to think of an artist who has used the media as part of their art more than David Bowie did,” Jim Naureckas wrote for Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting. “To me the classic example is 1972’s The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders From Mars: As an obscure singer/songwriter, Bowie wrote and recorded an album about an obscure singer/songwriter who rises to superstardom, succumbs […]