Bias ‘Packaged as ”News” and Endlessly Discussed’

The Women’s Media Center has a new action (7/10/09) asking you to support “Media Justice for Sotomayor” against the fact that ,”since the announcement of [her] nomination to the Supreme Court, some in the media have engaged in sexist and racist attacks against her” which are “often packaged as ‘news’ and endlessly discussed in mainstream media outlets”: The Women’s Media Center is releasing its new video, “Media Justice for Sotomayor.” It documents some of these racist and sexist comments already delivered on high-profile television programs, radio, print and online outlets. As Judge Sotomayor’s confirmation hearings approach on July 13, the […]