Think tanks are important institutions that provide information and analysis to both policy-makers and the public. But when they court donations, it can become unclear whether that analysis is tainted by donor agendas.
While supporting the president and almost exclusively attacking the GOP and the Tea Party, Al Sharpton shields the president from accountability not only as a TV host, but as a representative of black America.
Blameless Factory Owners, Advice for Obama, Defiling Mass Media
The April edition of Public Radio International’s monthly program America Abroad Media, “Global Energy and Innovations,” was essentially an infomercial for the natural gas industry and fracking, under the guise of news.
A true re-examination would ask: What is it about media institutions that makes them so willing to write off millions of mainly black children?
Sharpton’s Partisan Politics
Civil rights activist, MSNBC host and Obama cheerleader
by Josmar Trujillo
Re-Examining ‘Crack Baby’ Myth—
Without Taking Responsibility
Media manufactured a racist canard
by Janine Jackson
Public Radio’s Pro-Fracking Spin
Brought to you by Qatar and Chevron
by Emily Masters
Think Tank Spectrum 2012
Range of debate narrows as the status quo holds
by Michael Dolny