Search Results for: Rania Khalek

Jan 12 2015

Extra! January/February 2015

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  SoundBites Gender Focus Hillary Clinton and the Feminism of Exclusion Media don’t ask which women she crusades for by Rania Khalek Cover Story At AP, Black Lives Don’t Matter Police feelings mean more than the death of Eric Garner by Jim Naureckas Media and the ‘Melting Pot’ Putting a harmonious spin on gentrification by Aaron Cantú Spinning Tuition Hikes as a Clash of Politicians California’s privatization drive escapes scrutiny by Caroline Kao CounterSpin ‘Obama Is Trying to Get Congress to Give Him a Blank Check’ Lori Wallach on Trans-Pacific Partnership

Jan 1 2015

Hillary Clinton and the Feminism of Exclusion

Media don't ask which women she crusades for

Hillary Clinton as secretary of State: Which women did she represent? (Photo: Chad McNeeley/DoD)

Hillary Clinton’s version of feminism is one of exclusion, serving state power and capital under the banner of gender equality.

Nov 1 2014

Drone-Strike Feminism

Using the oppression of women to sell another Iraq War

Saudi Arabian beheading

US corporate media outlets have acted as cheerleaders and stenographers, allowing the US government to hijack the deterioration of women’s rights as a selling point for perpetual war.

Sep 2 2014

Extra! September 2014

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Articles Available Only to Subscribers: SoundBites Letters to the Editor Remembrance Casey Kasem: Top Foe of Media Bias Gender Focus Missing a Killer’s Connections Misogynistic murders also fueled by racism-and a hateful online community by Rania Khalek CounterSpin Interview ‘A Chain of Desperation’ Laura Carlsen on the crisis of refugee children At Elite Media, ‘Scientific’ Racists Fit in Fine Nicholas Wade’s NYT science writing thrilled white supremacists by Steve Rendall Computer Error ‘Turing test’ press release fools media into thinking it’s news by Neil deMause

Sep 1 2014

Missing a Killer’s Connections

Misogynistic murders also fueled by racism—and a hateful online community

Elliot Rodger, New York Post

Media outlets whitewashing reality are doing a disservice to their readers and help guarantee that Elliot Rodger’s perverse combination of violent racism and sexism will live on with little challenge.

Jun 2 2014

Extra! June 2014

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Articles Available Only to Subscribers: SoundBites Letters Gender Focus Why Muslim Feminists Aren’t Celebrating Hirsi Ali Islamophobia is not a defense of women’s rights by Rania Khalek Schools ‘Failing’—but for Which Students? Missing the issue of charters’ selective enrollment by Molly Knefel Capital Punishment A book that takes on inequality rallies friends of the 1 Percent by Peter Hart Cover Story Advertising, Death Anxiety and Speculative Black Holes Media’s obsession with the missing Malaysian plane by Yosef Brody  

Jun 1 2014

GENDER FOCUS: Why Muslim Feminists Aren’t Celebrating Hirsi Ali

Islamophobia is not a defense of women's rights

Megyn Kelly, Ayaan Hirsi Ali

After an outcry from students, faculty and civil rights groups in early April, Brandeis University withdrew its invitation to honor notorious Islamophobe Ayaan Hirsi Ali at its 2014 commencement.

Apr 1 2014

The War on Poor Women of Color

Abortion coverage slump matches class & ethnic shift

Unpacking the structural inequalities underlying the abortion gap.

A colossal wave of abortion restrictions have battered reproductive rights across the nation, leaving in its wake the greatest threat to choice in recent memory. Nevertheless, the corporate media have responded with a collective yawn, suggesting a deep-seated indifference toward the people these anti-choice provisions will harm the most—poor women of color.