Search Results for: Jim Naureckas, FAIR Blog

Feb 11 2016

Sanders a Bourgeois Deviationist, Washington Post Declares

Bernie Sanders in Reuters video accompanying Dana Milbank's column

The day before the New Hampshire primary, the Washington Post ran a column headlined “Bernie Sanders Is No Revolutionary”—written by Dana Milbank, that noted expert on revolutionary movements.

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

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 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

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 […]

Jan 8 2016

Daily Kos Cites FAIR on WaPo’s Trump Hype

Daily Kos: WaPo's Chris Cillizza Exhibits His Anti-Bernie Bias

Meteor Blades of Daily Kos (1/8/16) excerpted Jim Naureckas’ FAIR post (1/6/16) on how the Washington Post hyped Donald Trump’s crowd numbers.

Dec 31 2015

Best of CounterSpin 2015

Highlights of interviews with Keane Bhatt, Jim Naureckas, Carlos Miller, Felicia Kornbluh, Dean Spade and Laura Flanders

Janine Jackson

Selections from interviews from the year just gone that illustrate the practices and policies of elite news media that make it an unlikely arena for a full, vital debate on issues that matter.