Apr
20
2009

Index: A

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Aarons, Leroy

Beyond balance: thorough coverage of gay controversies is still the exception (Ott), 1-2/02;27

Abbas, Mahmoud

Nixed signals [when Hamas hinted at peace, U.S. media didn't take the message] (Ackerman), 9-10/06;10

ABC. see also Nightline

ABC does "something useful" [programs on poor children], 11-12/91;19

ABC erased protesters [at the Oscars], 6/99up;3

ABC News goes for the gold, 9/92;16

ABC's 1984 cover-up for the gipper, 3-4/90;15

ABC's antiwar "reality check": world news tonight minimizes support for withdrawal (Hart and Naureckas), 10/05up;4

ABC's military analyst calls for "excessive force": CSIS's cordesman advocates brutality against Palestinians (Ackerman), 1-2/01;23

ABC's one-color TV, 5-6/91;19

Ad for This Week in Washington Post, 3-4/96;5

Amplifying officials, squelching dissent: FAIR study finds democracy poorly served by war coverage (Rendall and Broughel), 5-6/03;12

Balanced Ellen's coming oupt with The Day After, 6/97up;2

The best—and worst—of an imbalanced lot, 5-6/03;13

Beware: "Disinfotainment," 10-11/89;3

On biotech issupe, 8/00up;2

Bliley almost succeeds in cancelling show exposing him, 4/96up;2

Bob Grant's hate speech on ABC Radio, 1-2/94;11

Capital Cities/ABC: No. 2, and trying harder (Henwood), 3-4/90;8

Channel One, Joe Camel, potato chips and ABC: meet the largest corporations taking over the classroom with commercials (Manilow), 7-8/96;18

Contributes more to Republicans, 6/03up;2

Covering the wrongly convicted: journalism as lifeline for innocent inmates (Stephen), 3-4/04;26

Desperately seeking difference: ABC finds biology is destiny (Spencer), 5-6/95;21

Dial "H" for hate: neo-Nazi recrupitment an ABC's flagship, 6/95up;4

and Disney—joys of synergy, 9-10/96;5

"Ethnic and racial advice" [by Sliwa], 10/97up;2

Exploding ABC's unabomber hoax, 6/96up;1

FAIR's Bob Grant success, 6/96up;3

Fear & Favor 2001: how power shapes the news (Jackson and Hart), 3-4/02;20

Fear & Favor 2007 [how power still shapes the news] (Hart and Jackson), 3-4/08;20

"flagrant misconduct," 6/92;4

Focuses on AIDS and gay men, 10/99up;3

Food Lion's line, 4/97up;2

Give us a break!: the world according to John Stossel (Hart), 3-4/03;10

Good Morning America reports on Bush's beltbuckles rather than policies, 9-10/99;5

Greed [with John Stossel] is bad reporting, 4/98up;4

Has ABC news given up on accuracy? Stossel special filled with Limbaughesque distortions (Ackerman), 11-12/99;18

Hightower gets the Mickey Mouse treatment, 12/95up;4

Justifying the crackdown (Coen), 11-12/00;7

MacGyver muzzled, 11-12/88;15

Make room for Dolly, 7/87;11

and Matt Drudge, 9-10/99;5

The media and the summit: continuing the cold war legacy, 12/87;1

Media lick the hand that feeds them: does Wal-Mart's money buy more than ads? (Hart and Jackson), 12/05;21

Media puppets [sock interviewed on ABC for Disney-owned pets.com], 5-6/00;5

A note of bias [ABC's Mark Halperin calls for purge of newsrooms] (Naureckas), 1-2/07;9

A nuclear conflict of interest? 20/20 blurs the lines (Grossman), 1-2/94;12

Pro-choice not networks' choice: abortion rights ads too "contoversial" for TV (Pozner), 9-10/00;20

Protesters rain on ABC's parade (Naureckas), 3-4/01;7

Rejects ad for Mother Jones, 12/94up;2

Self-censorship at ABC, 10/00up;2

Spinning the dead [of Iraq], 8/03up;2

The Stossel beat (Stossel sick of doing consumer reporting), 11-12/96;4

Stossel explains the free market, 1-2/95;4

The Stossel treatment: selective editing and other unethical tactics (Coen), 3-4/03;15

From the top: what are the politics of network bosses? (Naureckas), 7-8/98;21

TV on Social Security: it's broke, fix it. A 13-month survey of network news coverage (Henwood), 5-6/99;8

U.S. media favor radical health reform—for Canada: ABC, New York Times distort problems of single-payer system (Ackerman), 5-6/00;7

Vietnam lessons? (Hart), 11-12/07;18

Where have all the the bodies gone?: As toll mounts, US casualties are nearly invisible (Arnow), 8/05;18

Abortion/abortion rights coverage. see also Birth control

Abortion coverage leaves women out of the picture (Devitt), 92(sp);18, 3-4/91;5

Abortion rights and media wrongs, 3-4/89;3

Anti-abortion terrorists on TV, 10/94up;3

Can men spot sexist premises in abortion debate?, 9/92;26

Choosing to call Giuliani "pro-choice" (Hart and Naureckas), 1-2/08;7

"Collision of causes?", 4-5/93;5

Far-right militias and anti-abortion violence: when will media see the connection? (Flanders), 8-9/95;11

Framing the abortion ruling [religious right's terms leave women out of the issue] (Hollar), 7-8/07;9

The great abortion "compromise" (DeMause), 9/92;25

Is murder moral? (Cohen), 9-10/94;2

Issue described as worrisome for Bush rather than women, 3/92;5

Media turned population debate into Pope vs. Veep (Flanders), 11-12/94;5

Misleading the public is "not a correctable error" (Pozner), 5-6/01;8

Mobilizing "God's Army": the media power of the Christian right (Diamond), 10-11/89;4

Partial truth abortion coverage: media adopt rhetoric of "fetal rights," 3-4/00;24

Press distortions in the battle over abortion, 7-8/90;11

Pro-choice not networks' choice: abortion rights ads too "contoversial" for TV (Pozner), 9-10/00;20

Self-gagged on gag rule: coverage of family-planning restrictions incaccurate, incomplete (Pozner), 5-6/01;7

The social issue shuffle (Jackson), 7-8/98;20

Ten great labor stories the media are missing (Tasini), Summer/90(sp);11

Terms of the debate (Hollar) [on late-term abortions], 8/04;13

"Terrorists" attack ski lodges, not doctors, 12/98up;1

Walking the abortion plank: what the Republican platform really says, 8/96up;1

Abrams, Elliott

Are you on the Nightline guestlist? (Hoynes and Croteau), 1-2/89;1

Putting the facts in escrow, 1-2/88;16

The return of Elliott Abrams (Ackerman), 9-10/07;21

Scandal? What scandal?: Bush's Iran-contra appointees are barely a story (Allen), 9-10/01;10

Abu Ghraib prison scandal

20 stories that made a difference: for better or worse (Rendall, Hart, and Hollar), 2/06;23

My lie [Powell conducted sham investigation of My Lai], 6/04up;2

Torturing language: definitions, defenses and dirty work (Bacon), 8/05;14

When journalists call for self-censorship: prominent pundits say CBS should have spiked the Abu Ghraib photos (Williams), 8/04;21

Abu-Jamal, Mumia. see Mumia, Abu-Jamal

Abunimah, Ali

After the fact, 2/01up;2

Ali Abunimah on Gaza ["It's the exact opposite of a coup"], 7-8/07;20

Accuracy in Media (AIM)

AIM's love affair with GE, 8-9/87;13

Meeth the myth makers: right-wing media groups provide ammo for "liberal media" claims (Hart and Rendall), 7-8/98;26

Misplaced AIM: moves further to the right, 3-4/02;5

and the New York Times on mass graves in El Salvador, 1-2/93;23

Welcome to the Reed Irvine Show, 7/87;11

Achille Lauro hijacking

From the folks who gave us the Reagan myth . . . Here's Ollie (Cohen), 8-9/87;3

Oliver North: journalist's friend, 8-9/87;4

Ackerman, Seth

The great WMD hunt: the media knew they were there—but where are they?, 7-8/03;10

Where did all the weapons go?: before the war, media overlooked a key story, 5-6/03;15

ACLU

An aggressive conservative vs. a "liberal to be determined": the false balance of Hannity & Colmes (Rendall), 11-12/03;19

John Ashcroft needs help: attorney general seeks media's aid in selling Patriot Act (Hart and Coen), 8/03up;3

ACORN

CNN, Fox hype ACORN threat (Ward), 12/08up;1

Activism/activists

Help put the public back in public TV (Deterline and Leeds), 9-10/93;24

N G L T F: taking media activism to the grassroots (Penn), 6/93;10

The struggle for the soul of public radio: listeners & activists vs. "professionals" (Kirsh), 4-5/93;27

Adbusters Quarterly

and Absolut ads, 6/92;4

A Different Kind of War: The UN Sanctions Regime in Iraq (book)

The poisoned chalice [media and double standards] (Chomsky), 7-8/07;16

Advertising/advertisers

Absolut influence, 7-8/93;4

Ad & alcohol industries target Latinos (Yanez), 7-8/92;24

Ads are main news source on single-payer initiative (McMillan), 1-2/95;9

Ads gone mad: trampling the line between commercials and content (Jackson), 9-10/02;6

Ads on screen, 7-8/90;13

Ads that don't add up (McDonald), 9/92;14

CBS subsidiary, Infinity Broadcasting is set to Buy U.S.'s no. 1 billboard company, 8/99up;2

Channel One, Joe Camel, potato chips and ABC: meet the largest corporations taking over the classroom with commercials (Manilow), 7-8/96;18

Coca-Cola's ad placement requirements, 6/98up;2

The commercialization of children's television: PBS's ads sell toys, drugs and junk food to your kids (Pohlman), 5-6/00;13

Corporate messages, 9-10/93;5

The corporization of public TV: why labor's voice is seldom heard on PBS (Aufderheide), 11-12/88;12

Discounting the elederly: why TV slights its most faithful viewers (Vinzant), 3-4/97;21

Doctors say food ads unhealthy for kids, 9-10/91;10

Fear & Favor 2000: how power shapes the news (Jackson and Hart), 5-6/01;15

Fear & Favor 2001: how power shapes the news (Jackson and Hart), 3-4/02;20

Fear & Favor 2002: how power shapes the news (Jackson, Hart and Coen), 3-4/03;18

Fear & favor 2003: more examples of media's vulnerability to power (Hart and Hollar), 6/04;20

Fear & favor 2004: how power shapes the news (Hart and Hollar), 4/05;24

Fear & favor 2005: outside (and inside) influence on the news (Hollar, Jackson and Goldstein), 4/06;15

Fear & Favor 2006 [institutionalizing conflict of interest] (Jackson), 3-4/07;19

Forbes's and Fortune's advertisers, 3-4/96;5

Ford Motor Co. wants to be portrayed as environmentally conscious, 12/99up;2

Fort Worth Star Telegram: don't incite advertisers, 9-10/01;5

Frontiers of free enterprise (Jackson), 3-4/07;20

Giving advertisers what they want: the economics of women's magazines (Grand), 3-4/96;26

Glassman praises tobacco and liquor advertising, 2/97up;2

Health debate in quarantine, 7-8/93;22

How to be stupid: the lessons of Channel One (Miller), 5-6/97;11

Integrating the all-white world of real estate ads (Williams), 11-12/95;23

Is there life after advertising: Ms magazine's publishing gamble (Southworth), 3-4/91;15

Judgment reserved to judgment reversed: Swift Boat, NARAL ads show media double standard (Hollar), 12/05;16

Larry Grossman proposes advertising on public broadcasting, 8/97up;2

The Media and the menopause industry: adverstising has muted the dangers of estrogen therapy (Seaman), 3-4/97;24

Muscling magazines (Soley), 7-8/97;12

News for a captive audience: an analysis of Channel One (Hoynes), 5-6/97;11

No news is bad news: political ads overwhelm election news on local TV (Klite), 1-2/99;5

The online threat to independent journalism: on the Web, where does news end and ads begin? (Williams), 11-12/96;22

People as products: media's business is selling audiences to advertisers (Kilbourne), 7-8/00;23

Pro-choice not networks' choice: abortion rights ads too "contoversial" for TV (Pozner), 9-10/00;20

Pro-smoking censorship in women's magazines, 3-4/91;7

Public service, private ideologies: non-profit commercials are selling the status quo (Rhodes), 7-8/91;14

Pushing cigarettes overseas is bad ... but pushing cigarettes at home is okay, 9-10/88;3

Readers for sale!: what newspapers tell advertisers about their audience (Cole), 5-6/95;6

Real-estate sections: where advertisers find a home, 10/91(sp);7

Road to ruin: sports utility vehicles and the greening of environmental destruction (Andersen), 9-10/98;22

Smoking as liberation: the tobacco industry targets women (Kilbourne), 3-4/91;7

The Sponsored Life: Ads, TV, and American Culture, by Leslie Savan (Naureckas), 5-6/95;27

Strategic publicity and media activism: the keys to success for grassroots campaigns (Deterline), 9-10/97;26

Strictly personal (Jackson), 4/06;19

"The power of the press has a price": TV reporters talk about adverstiser pressures (Soley), 7-8/97;11

truth on advertising, 12/97up;1

TV in the classroom: news or Nikes? (Murray), 9-10/91;5

When is a commercial not a commercial?: when it's noncommercial TV (Jackson), 9-10/93;17

Who owns the airwaves—the public or the ad-men?, 8-9/87;14

"You're soaking in it," 11-12/93;5

Advertising Age

Larry Grossman proposes advertising on public broadcasting, 8/97up;2

Advocate

Reversing course: FEMA allows Katrina victims to speak to news media (Naureckas), 8/06up;3

AEI. see American Enterprise Institute

Affirmative action

Affirmative action coverage ignores women—and discrimination: a six-month study of media coverage (Jackson), 1-2/99;6

Affirmative action: it's a black thing...or is it? (Horne), 7-8/92;21

Angry [white] rewrite man (Hirshman), 5-6/95;11

The left's affirmative reaction, 12/97up;3

Media preferences: the myth of popular opposition in the affirmative action debate (Muharrar), 5-6/98;6

No "preference" for affirmative action [at the New York Times], 12/97up;2

The Right has a dream: Martin Luther King as an opponent of affirmative action (Rockwell), 5-6/96;13

"Spinning the press" [on affirmative action] (Muharrar), 5-6/98;7

White man's burden: how the press frames affirmative action (Jackson), 9-10/95;7

Afghanistan. see also Post-9/11 war on

See no evil: PR war, not death toll, is nightly newscasts' focus (Coen), 1-2/02;6

"Accidents" will happen [excusing civilian deaths in Afghanistan] (Hart), 8/07up;3

Afghan famine on and off the screen: aid workers mostly quoted when U.S. likes their message (Ackerman), 5-6/02;6

Afghanistan atrocities: the other side of the story (Galster), Summer/89;32

Behind the Pentagon's propaganda plan (Coen), 4/02up;1

CBS/Afghan update, 1-2/90;2

Civilian deaths aren't news for Fox News (Hart), 12/01up;3

Forgotten coverage of Afghan "freedom fighters": the villains of today's news were heroes in the '80s (Gibbs), 1-2/02;13

Fox at the front: will Geraldo set the tone for future war coverage? (Hart and Naureckas), 1-2/02;9

Humanitarian propaganda? (Hart), 11-12/01;17

Indirect from the battlefield (Hess), 2/02up;4

Invasion newspeak: US & USSR (Chomsky), 12/87;12

It's not just the veil: media need to look deeper at women's role in Afghanistan (Flanders), 1-2/02;10

Letting Rumsfeld set the ruples (Naureckas), 12/03up;3

New York Times bupries story of airstrikes on civilians (Coen), 2/02up;3

From Nicaragua to Afghanistan: the long arm of Reverend Moon (Clarkson), 12/87;11

"No spin zone?" (Hart), 11-12/01;8

The op-ed echo chamber: Little or no space for dissent from the military line (Rendall), 11-12/01;14

The press and the patriarchy: understatement marks coverage of the Taliban's gender apartheid (Flanders), 11-12/00;22

Print media protect Rather: biased Afghan coverage at CBS, 10-11/89;1

The propaganda of silence [losing interest in Afghanistan's plight] (Ingalls and Kolhatkar), 11-12/06;18

SoundBites [various], 11-12/01;5

The war in Afghanistan through the looking glass of Soviet TV (Shinkle), 12/87;10

What do people have to do with it, anyway?: guardians of "democracy" unclear on the concept (Mahajan), 7-8/03;19

When the "killers" do most of the dying (Naureckas), 8/05;12

When the victims are far away: a very different media response to Moscow bombings (Ackerman), 11-12/01;28

AFL-CIO

The labor press: Glasnost needed (Tasini), Summer/90(sp);9

Ten great labor stories the media are missing (Tasini), Summer/90(sp);11

Africa coverage

Africa reporting through the years, 7-8/91;10

Africa's persecuted press (Fitzgerald), Summer/89;53

Africa through Western lenses (Herman), 11-12/93;25

Bono, I presume? [covering Africa through celebrities] (Hollar), 5-6/07;21

Charity cases (Hollar), 5-6/07;24

Covering AIDS when Africans can be blamed (Toufe), 11-12/02;16

Follow-up: hunger in Africa—a story still untold (Askin), 9/92;5

human rights and the media: an overview (Lee), Summer/89;2

Hunger in Africa: a story untold until too late (Hunter and Askin), 7-8/91;8

Let them eat cake: TV blames Africans for famine (Toufe), 11-12/02;14

Reader's Digest condenses Africa: a continent reduced to right-wing cliches (Summa), 7-8/91;12

Today in Africa: a new vision for network news (Askin), 3/93;12

"Tribal" label distorts African conflicts [ethnic framing may obscure political contexts] (Hollar), 5-6/08;23

African National Congress (ANC)

Buthelezi: Apartheid opponent or client? (Benz), 7-8/91;11

Buthelezi boosterism, 9-10/91;11

Mandela's walk to freedom (McKinney), 3-4/90;10

Reader's Digest condenses Africa: a continent reduced to right-wing cliches (Summa), 7-8/91;12

What's in a label?, 3-4/90;11

Agassi, Andre

Limbaugh's doupble fauplt, 8/00up;3

AGE (organization)

The generation gambit: the Right's imaginary rift between young and old (Riemer and Cuomo), 3-4/97;14

Age Beat

Split personality: some reporters cover Washington politics—others cover old people (Kleyman), 3-4/97;19

Ageism

Ageism in America [Editor's note] (Naureckas), 3-4/97;2

Bogus crisis, bogus solution: debate on Social Security privatization reflects a narrowing of options (Henwood), 3-4/97;6

"Changing the images makes a big difference": Gray Panther Lydia Bragger put ageism on the agenda (Tanenbaum), 3-4/97;22

Discounting the elederly: why TV slights its most faithful viewers (Vinzant), 3-4/97;21

Finding gold in grey hair (Hess), 1-2/92;28

Geezer-bashing: media attacks on the elderly (Hess), 7-8/91;4

The generation gambit: the Right's imaginary rift between young and old (Riemer and Cuomo), 3-4/97;14

Here we go again: can Social Security survive another "rescue"? (Hess), 3-4/97;4

The op-ed assault [on the elderly], 7-8/91;5

Split personality: some reporters cover Washington politics—others cover old people (Kleyman), 3-4/97;19

Agnew, Spiro

Agnew's back, 7/87;7

AIDS/AIDS coverage

ABC focuses on AIDS and gay men, 10/99up;3

ACT UP: zapping media silence and sensationalism (Beer), 6/93;13

AIDS in Cuba: a matter of human rights, Summer/89;19

Albert Jonsen on social impact of, 10-11/92;4

Beyond "death voyeurism: Laurie Garrett on AIDS and media, 3-4/01;17

Covering AIDS when Africans can be blamed (Toufe), 11-12/02;16

The Fumento mythology: Hudson Institute fellow twists science to minimize AIDS (Husseini), 11-12/99;20

Gore, AIDS and greed (Jackson), 9-10/99;6

News transmission about AIDS puts facts at risk (Benz), 1-2/92;11

Newsweek's AIDS coverage: the exception is the rule (Grover), 3-4/89;4

Star power trumps history in AIDS coverage [a love letter to two "Bills"] (Jackson), 9-10/06;6

Women & AIDS: scant coverage of a growing epidemic (Devitt), 7-8/93;10

Aid to Families with Dependent Children (A.F.D.C.)

Too many kids and too much money: persistent media myths about welfare (Nahata), 7-8/92;18

Ailes, Roger

To be head of Muprdoch's 24-hour news channel, 4/96up;2

Don't cross Fox [says Bill O'Reilly], 12/04;3

Limbaugh even louder: did TV show violate election rules?, 1-2/93;13

The most biased name in news: Fox News Channel's extraordinary right-wing tilt (Ackerman), 7-8/01;10

new show on Fox News, 5-6/96;5

"Willie Horton" cable?, 11-12/93;5

AIM. see Accuracy in Media (AIM)

Air America Radio

Air America: facts and fictions, 11-12/90;11

CNN red-baits Air America, 6/04;5

The pitfalls and promise of progressive talk [surviving and thriving on the left end of the radio spectrum] (Halper), 1-2/07;15

Self-inflicted wounds? (Rendall), 1-2/07;14

The trials of Air America [the unlearned lessons of right-wing radio] (Rendall), 1-2/07;13

Airlines/air disasters

Clyde Haberman on TWA flight 800, 9-10/96;5

KAL 007 and Iran Air 655: comparing the coverage, 7-8/88;1

Media bomb on TWA crash: despite Oklahoma City, journalists still played guessing game (Husseini), 1-2/97;20

Nightline shoots down objectivity [KAL 007 vs. Iranian passenger jet], 7-8/88;7

Ajami, Fouad

Can you believe what CBS says about Arabs?: Dan Rather, Fouad Ajami and Henry Kissinger in Arab-bashing Israeli fundraiser (Husseini), 10-11/92;13

Gulf war coverage: the censorship was at home, 5/91(sp);3

Akre, Jane

Mystery milk, journalistic debacle: court rules against FOX TV in BGH case (Gordon), 1-2/01;29

News you can trust: breaching the public inte

rest in broadcasting (Charman), 7-8/03;6

Alar

Alar-mists: how industry propaganda clouds the history of a "health hoax" (Rampton and Stauber), 1-2/01;26

Alaska

Nader on Alaskan public TV, 8/00up;2

Albright, David

The great WMD hunt: the media knew they were there—but where are they? (Ackerman), 7-8/03;10

Albright, Madeleine

Human life: cheaper by the million [editorial], 11-12/02;2

Press sanctions famine, 6/98up;4

Alcohol/alcoholism

Drinking buddies: the New York Times' hidden alcohol-industry sources (Austin and DeJong), 9-10/95;12

"Male-friendly": are sexual assaults and alcohol abuse good for Men's Health? (Pozner), 11-12/00;15

Setting the record straight, 1-2/96;4

Aldrich, Gary

The right and the media: unlimited access?, 8/96up;3

Alexander, Jane

Adrienne Rich on art, politics and media [interview], 9-10/97;9

Alger, Horatio

Making rags out of riches: Horatio Alger and the tycoon's obituary (Zweigenhaft), 1-2/04;27

Ali Agca, Mehmet

The real Ali Agca connection: media miss U.S. ties to Turkish terrorists (Lee), 9-10/00;25

Al Jazeera

I was right all along: you can look it up—but better not (Hart), 6/05;9

The other side of the gun: non-embedded journalists sometimes became targets of U.S. forces (Naureckas), 5-6/03;20

Patriotism & censorship: some journalists are silenced, while others seem happy to muzzle themselves (Hart and Ackerman), 11-12/01;6

That's militainment!: the Pentagon's media-friendly "reality" war, 5-6/03;6

All Things Considered

No children in Palestine (Hollar), 2/05up;4

Texans, Republicans—same thing, 9-10/00;5

al-Maliki, Nouri Kamal

Meanwhile in Iraq... (Dreier), 9-10/08;18

al-Qaeda

The great emancipator: media credit Bush for "democratization" of the Mideast (Hart), 6/05;8

Saddam and Osama's shotgun wedding: Weekly Standard beats a long-dead horse (Ackerman), 1-2/04;17

The Times' tortured terminology (Naureckas), 6/04up;3

Al-Saidi, Saher

Error in the heartland (Cohen and Solomon), 6/95up;1

Alter, Jonathan

Pro-pain pundits: torture advocates defy U.S., international law (Rendall), 1-2/02;17

Alternative media

Alternative media: going beyond police sources to uncover police abuse (Deterline), 7-8/93;23

How alternative is it?: feminist media activists take aim at the progressive press (Flanders), 5-6/96;6

"Making the invisible visible": antipoverty activists working to make their own media (Spencer), 1-2/03;21

Not Channel Zero: media producers, media critics (Deterline), 3/93;22

Alternative Radio

Alternative broadcasts counter one-sided news, 5/91(sp);23

Amanpour, Christiane

NATO and me: Amanpour returns to Kosovo, 12/99up;3

Amazon (Brazil)

Amazon rain forest: missing the people for the trees (Hecht and Cockbuprn), Summer/89;16

Amazon.com

Fear & Favor 2001: how power shapes the news (Jackson and Hart), 3-4/02;20

American Association of Retired Persons (AARP)

That fuzzy gorilla [AARP] (Hess), 3-4/97;4

American Colonization Society (ACS)

Sins of omission and commission: press coverage of Liberian history (Bacon), 11-12/03;16

American Council on Science and Health (ACSH)

Alar-mists: how industry propaganda clouds the history of a "health hoax" (Rampton and Stauber), 1-2/01;26

American Enterprise Institute (AEI)

Checkbook analysis: corporation support think tanks—and the favor is returned (Husseini), 5-6/00;23

Look for the corporate label (Herman), 5-6/94;26

Need an anti-Jackson soundbite? call American Enterprise, 3-4/88;3

New survey on think tanks: media favored conservative institutions in 1996 (Dolny), 7-8/97;24

The Right's "race desk": American Enterprise Institute finds profit in prejudice (Toler), 3-4/99;13

Slouching toward bigotry: AEI's racial fellows (Toler), 3-4/99;14

Think tanks Y2K: progressive groups gain, but right still cited twice as often (Dolny), 7-8/01;6

American Farm Bureau Federation (AFBF)

Right-wing business in farmer's overall: the American Farm Bureau Federation (Johnson and Husseini), 3-4/00;26

American Indian Movement (AIM)

"Renegades, Terrorists & Revolutionaries": the government's propaganda war against the American Indian Movement (Churchill), 10-11/92;22

Americans for Democratic Action

Called "uncool liberals" by AP, 8/96up;1

Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)

ADA case no win for Eastwood [letters], 1-2/01;2

A right, not a favor: coverage of Disability Act misses historic shift (Jackson), 11-12/00;13

AmeriCares

Press sanctions famine, 6/98up;4

America's Defense Monitor (TV show)

Taking offense at America's Defense Monitor, 9-10/91;11

America's Most Wanted (TV show)

takes credit for a killing (Gordon), 9/92;21

Americas Watch

Labor abuses in El Salvador and Nicaragua: a study of New York Times coverage (Herman), Summer/89;24

Amnesty International

Amnesty International's annual bad news (Spencer), Summer/89;34

human rights and the media: an overview (Lee), Summer/89;2

Will CBS report Amnesty's war crime charges?, 8/00up;3

Amtrak

The railroading of Amtrak: trains, planes and automobiles held to different standards (Ott), 7-8/02;29

Andersen, Robin

That's militainment!: the Pentagon's media-friendly "reality" war, 5-6/03;6

Anderson Cooper 360°

"They didn't even know this was Mardi Gras" (deMause), 7-8/06;18

Anderson, Jack

Anderson's fairy tale (Ranftel), 11-12/88;14

Anderson, Marion

Cooking the books at Business Week, 6/92;6

Anderson, Zeke

Tour of duty: Vietnam war returns to TV (Gibson), 12/87;13

Angola

The Cold War Guerilla: Jonas Savimbi, the US Media, and the Angolan War (by Windrich) (Herman), 11-12/93;25

It's a proxy world: reporting the war in Angola (Bowles), 11-12/88;6

Revising Angolan history, 1-2/88;10

Animals/animal rights

Color blind news, 7/87;12

Peter Jennings cries wolf: ABC special mislead viewers on wildlife controversy (Naureckas), 11-12/02;22

Riding, roping—and editing: ESPN censors rodeo cruelty (Charman), 5-6/02;25

60 Minutes: chooses sides in animal rights debate (Hohauser), 4-5/93;9

The Washington Times' hair-raising tall tale: lynx fur "hoax" story shows the power of right-wing media (Tolme), 5-6/02;23

Wrong-headed Reader's digest, 3-4/89;14

An Inconvenient Truth (book)

The climate change gap [U.S. media fiddle with Earth burns] (deMause), 7-8/07;22

Annan, Kofi

"An ouptrage"—bupt is it trupe? CNN's Dobbs attacks Annan for calling Iraq war "illegal" (Hart), 10/04up;3

New York Times "taking the heat" for, 9-10/01;5

A timely scandal: oil-for-food charges coneniently tarnish U.N. (Ackerman), 8/04;23

Annenberg family

Farewell to the Annenbergs (Ranftel), 9-10/88;16

Anthrax

Anthrax attacks: journalists as targets (Naureckas), 11-12/01;22

Anti-Arab bias

Anchorman David Grossman reveals official translations at Israeli radio, 12/97up;2

"Arabs stone Jewish worshipers" . . . or did they?, 1-2/91;14

The Arab stereotype: a villain without a human face (Shaheen), 7-8/92;26

Can you believe what CBS says about Arabs?: Dan Rather, Fouad Ajami and Henry Kissinger in Arab-bashing Israeli fundraiser (Husseini), 10-11/92;13

Dirty journalism, dirty poetry (Perrin), Summer/89;52

Error in the heartland (Cohen and Solomon), 6/95up;1

Gestapo vs. Jihad, 12/95up;2

Images of Arabs on the screen (Shaheen), 1-2/88;13

Inhumane metaphors (Husseini), 7-8/92;26

Remember all the victims of violence, 10/97up;4

Steven Emerson: a journalist who knows how to take a leak (Hunter), 10-11/92;16

Steven Emerson's crusade: why is a journalist pushing questionable stories from behind the screen? (Sugg), 1-2/99;17

truth on advertising, 12/97up;1

"Uncivilized" media characterizations of Arabs (McPherson), 7-8/92;27

What's in a name?: In Jerusalem story, terminology takes sides (Husseini), 9-10/97;25

Anti-Semitism

The anti-Semitic roots of Eastern European nationalism (Quigley), 5-6/90;6

Anti-Semitism in Nicaragua, 6/87;3

Confusing Israel criticism and anti-Semitism (Rendall), 6/05;26

The Crown Heights story: ethnic rift widened by press bias (McPherson), 1-2/92;23

Food Lion's line, 4/97up;2

The GOP-Nazi connection, 9-10/88;5

"Jews own the news": the lie that won't die (Miller), 9-10/96;18

Joe Sobran and, 3-4/96;4

Lie: the Sandinistas are anti-Semites who have persecuted Nicaraguan Jews, 10-11/87;13

The mainstreaming of anti-Semitism: few raise alarms when media bigs attack Jews (Rendall), 6/05;25

Patrick Buchanan, equal opportunity maligner, 11-12/90;14

Thjavascript:insert_tags('content','','','');e Philadelphia Inquirer's new spectrum: from centrism to anti-Semitism (Naureckas), 11-12/95;27

Savage anti-Semitism: radio host takes ethnic aim at Jewish enemies (Rendall), 7-8/03;25

Der Spiegel: racial nationalism goes mainstream in a German newsweekly (Jensen), 7-8/92;32

Can you hear us NOW? [anti-war march gets more coverage—but the message is still muted] (Whittelsey), 3-4/07;11

Antonion, Gene

An aggressive conservative vs. a "liberal to be determined": the false balance of Hannity & Colmes (Rendall), 11-12/03;19

AOL Time Warner

AOL & Time Warner: "more important than government"?, 2/00up;1

Fear & favor 2003: more examples of media's vulnerability to power (Hart and Hollar), 6/04;20

"Getting their money's worth," 4/01up;2

The Titanic sails on: why the Internet won't sink the media giants (McChesney), 3-4/00;10

"Working for AOL" at PBS (Myall), 3-4/00;13

AP. see Associated Press

Suspect sources behind tales of mayhem (Yassin), 12/05;10

A

pple, R.W.

Bloody journalism, 11-12/90;3

Sex, polls and campaign strategy: how the press misses the issues of the '92 election (Jackson), 6/92;8

Aquino, Corazon

Covering the Philippines: Aquino gets the teflon treatment (Bedford), Summer/89;59

Arab-Americans

Inside the cable beast: a journalist recalls an atmosphere of ignorance and bigotry (Ismail), 9-10/03;24

"This isn't discrimination, this is necessary": amid pleas for tolerance, some call for profiling—and worse, 11-12/01;19

Arab-Israeli talks. see also anti-Arab bias; Israel

Key facts missing in the reporting on Mideast talks, 1-2/92;19

Mideast coverage ignores U.N. consensus (Husseini), 11-12/91;11

Arabs. see Anti-Arab bias

Arafat, Yasir

Arafat—a tourist with little to say (McGuire), 9-10/88;13

As described by Mort Zuckerman in U.S. News & World Report, 8/96up;2

False images, lost context (Yassin), 2/05;29

Is there anyone to negotiate with?, 1-2/88;11

The myth of the generous offer: distorting the Camp David negotiations (Ackerman), 7-8/02;11

New York Times disguises Palestinian success as setback (McGuire), 9-10/88;13

Arar, Maher

Hollywood's media—and Washington's [rendition highlights the limits of torture discussion] (Andersen), 1-2/08;24

Argentina

Adolfo Pérez Esquivel on the New York Times Argentina coverage, 7/87;6

Arias, Oscar

Media put Reagan spin on Arias plan (Cohen and Lee), 8-9/87;1

Nicaragua update: what's in a label?, 12/87;14

Aristide, Jean-Bertrand

Enemy ally: the demonization of Jean-Bertrand Aristide (Naureckas), 11-12/94;6

Ignoring murder in post-coup Haiti (Sprague), 7-8/06;26

Arizona Republic

Fear & favor 2003: more examples of media's vulnerability to power (Hart and Hollar), 6/04;20

Arms. see Weapons

Armstrong, Scott

Scott Armstrong on the media & contragate, 7/87;1

Army (U.S.). see Military

From self-censorship to official censorship [ban on images of wounded GIs raises no media objections] (Arnow), 3-4/07;9

Arnett, Peter

That's militainment!: the Pentagon's media-friendly "reality" war, 5-6/03;6

Arnold, Robert

In their own words: veteran labor reporters talk about labor coverage (Tasini), Summer/90(sp);6

Arthur Kill, Alaska

The media and the Arthur Kill spill (McDonald), 3-4/90;7

Arts & entertainment

Adrienne Rich on art, politics and media [interview], 9-10/97;9

Movie reviews reviewed (Rapping), 10/91(sp);10

State of the arts page (Reid), 10/91(sp);9

Ashcroft, John

Another stealth assault on liberties?: muted media response to Ashcroft's proposed Patriot Act II (Coen), 3-4/03;9

Behind the Pentagon's propaganda plan (Coen), 4/02up;1

Birds of a feather? [gags McVeigh on death row], 7-8/01;5

John Ashcroft needs help: attorney general seeks media's aid in selling Patriot Act (Hart and Coen), 8/03up;3

Patriotism vs. jingoism [editorial] (Naureckas), 1-2/02;2

Southern partisan: "setting the record straight": Attorney General nominee praised white supremacist magazine, 2/01up;3

The victories that weren't: in the "war on terror," media slight facts for spin (Pein), 5-6/03;27

Ashrawi, Hanan

"Uncivilized" media characterizations of Arabs (McPherson), 7-8/92;27

Asia

Hupmbling Asia, 2/98up;1

Asian-Americans

"Asian invasion" cliches recall wartime propaganda (Funabiki), 7-8/92;13

Associated Press (AP)

20 stories that made a difference: for better or worse (Rendall, Hart, and Hollar), 2/06;23

AP calls Americans for Democratic Action "uncool liberals," 8/96up;1

AP's psychic scoop, 8/01up;2

Digging too deep at No Gun Ri: AP's massacre exposés survived corporate pressure and criticism—but not apathy (Ackerman), 9-10/00;10

East Timor on the wires: AP, Reuters transmit Indonesia's official version (Mercier), 5-6/99;22

Journalists find "calm" when only Palestinians die (Somberg), 10/03up;4

Media's false balance (Naureckas), 10/04up;1

our man in Bolivia: AP correspondent resigns amid major conflicts (Rendall), 2/01up;3

Saddam's "bluff": failure to find WMDs leads to interesting theories (Hart), 1-2/04;19

The smoking caption (Ackerman), 3-4/01;20

Vieques spin I, 1-2/00;2

Atlanta Olympics bombing

In FBI we trust, 12/96up;2

Journalists as gamblers, 10/96up;4

Atlantic Monthly

Tracking political activism (Wilpert), 11-12/06;27

The Atlantic

Zuckerman unbound: a developer brings his influence to the Daily News (Husseini and Naureckas), 1-2/93;18

AT&T

With General Motors, Pfizer, and Procter & Gamble join together to control television shows, 10/99up;3

Audience Network (broadcasting organization)

FAIR to Congress: give the public access to airwaves, 7-8/91;7

Audubon Society

Exxon, Ford, Domino's Pizza: GUARDIANS OF THE FIRST AMENDMENT?, 10-11/89;16

Augusta National Golf Clupb

Fabricating a story [Mnookin], 2/03up;2

Australia

Global monoculture meets resistance, 11-12/88;8

"Mr. Smith" goes to Washington: history down the memory hole in coverage of foreign-money scandal (Solomon), 9-10/97;10

Austria

As Europe's far right surged, U.S. press shrugged: playing down the fascist ties of Austria's Haider (Lee), 3-4/00;22

Ayoub, Tarek

The other side of the gun: non-embedded journalists sometimes became targets of U.S. forces (Naureckas), 5-6/03;20

Aziz, Tariq

Saddam's "bluff": failure to find WMDs leads to interesting theories (Hart), 1-2/04;19