A ‘Sudden Interest’ in ‘Amplifying Grassroots Concerns’

Between the Lines executive producer Scott Harris (8/14/09) has a new Q & A featuring FAIR’s own Peter Hart discussing how “Media Coverage of Healthcare Debate Emphasizes Drama Over Substance.” Asked to assess “corporate media’s coverage of the U.S. healthcare reform debate and conservative activists’ disruption of congressional town hall meetings,” Hart replies: You wonder where the media got this sudden interest in listening to and amplifying grassroots concerns. I’ve never known this to be very, very typical of the corporate media to care so much about what protesters think. But suddenly they’ve found protesters here, I think, that been […]