FAIR TV: Bipartisan Food Stamp Cuts, the ‘Real’ Romney and the Terror Trial Media Skipped

romney-revealedThis week on the show: Food stamp cuts are an encouraging sign of bipartisanship, according to some media accounts. And journalists are fascinated by the “real” Mitt Romney–we’ll talk about why that’s troubling. Plus a domestic terror trial that’s not getting much press attention, perhaps because the terror suspects aren’t Muslim–but their targets were.



About Janine Jackson

Program Director and Co-producer of CounterSpin
Janine Jackson is FAIR's program director and and producer/co-host of FAIR's syndicated radio show CounterSpin. She contributes frequently to FAIR's magazine, Extra! and co-edited The FAIR Reader: An Extra! Review of Press and Politics in the '90s (Westview Press). She has appeared on ABC's Nightline and CNN Headline News, among other outlets, and has testified to the Senate Communications Subcommittee on budget reauthorization for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Her articles have appeared in various publications, including In These Times and the UAW’s Solidarity, and in books including Civil Rights Since 1787 (New York University Press) and Stop the Next War Now: Effective Responses to Violence and Terrorism (New World Library). Jackson is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and has an M.A. in sociology from the New School for Social Research.