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Nov 03 2014

Extra! November 2014

Extra! November 2014

Articles Available Only to Subscribers: SoundBites Letters CounterSpin Interview ‘We Can’t Defeat Extremism by Dropping More Bombs’ Raed Jarrar on ISIS Narrowing Our Options Hillary Clinton’s ‘inevitability’ and the media/electoral complex by Sarah Jaffe To subscribe and get the whole issue–in print or digital form–click here.

Nov 01 2014

Narrowing Our Options

Hillary Clinton's 'inevitability' and the media/electoral complex

Hillary Clinton on CNN

When well-heeled centrist politicians like Hillary Clinton are fetishized by the savvy press, it is real issues that are kept out of the news—and out of the electoral process itself.

Jul 04 2014

Dave Zirin on World Cup, Sarah Jaffe on Supreme Court


Much of the world is tuned into the World Cup. And while the drama on the field is on our TV screens, what about the wrenching political and economic upheaval in host country Brazil that has inspired millions to protest? That’s the World Cup story Dave Zirin has been reporting, he’ll join us to talk about it.

Also this week: The Supreme Court rulings in Hobby Lobby and Harris, though reportedly narrow, may have far-reaching impacts. Particularly as both almost exclusively affect working women. We’ll talk with Sarah Jaffe of In These Times.

May 01 2014

Whose Recovery Is It, Anyway?

‘The market’ is doing fine—but homebuyers are still hurting

The housing crisis is reported to be over - but that doesn't mean people can afford homes.

Like much of the reporting on the rest of the economy, coverage of housing is coverage of housing markets, rather than of the circumstances that all too many people still face.

Mar 21 2014

Sarah Jaffe on NY Charter Schools, Carla Murphy on FCC Diversity Study


Coverage of the “tug of war” between Mayor Bill de Blasio and Governor Andrew Cuomo over charter schools tells us more about political alliances than it does about education. And what’s the real story behind the right’s claim that the White House was planning to send government monitors into newsrooms?

Sep 08 2013

FAIR NYC Event: Dollarocracy–Big Money, Big Media, Bad News


Join FAIR to celebrate the release of the new book Dollarocracy: How the Money and Media Election Complex Is Destroying America, by John Nichols and Bob McChesney. Nichols and McChesney will be joined by two very special guests: –Amy Goodman, the award-winning host of Democracy Now! –Jeremy Scahill, independent investigative journalist, author of Dirty Wars Hear all four speak about the press, the threat to independent journalism and the state of American democracy. Also appearing: Independent journalist Sarah Jaffe  and Allison Kilkenny of Citizen Radio. Monday, September 16 Judson Memorial Church 55 Washington Square South New York, NY Doors open: […]