For much of the US media the SAT changes served mostly as an opportunity to beat the drum of “Is our children learning?”
The real story is how rich kids are gaming the system
‘The market’ is doing fine—but homebuyers are still hurting
Mass surveillance uses new media to track every move you make
But proposals to put people back to work are met with yawns
When Molotov cocktails are just a ‘boy’s adventure’
TV’s one major Muslim character is a secret Al-Qaeda agent
Homeland’s key plot themes are the infiltration of the US administration by Muslim extremists (a nod to Islamophobic conspiracy theories); suspicion of ordinary Muslim Americans, especially converts; and the psychological turmoil of the leading Muslim character, who is caught between his all-American family and the pull of extremist indoctrination.
Volume 27, Number 4
Abortion coverage slump matches class & ethnic shift
A colossal wave of abortion restrictions have battered reproductive rights across the nation, leaving in its wake the greatest threat to choice in recent memory. Nevertheless, the corporate media have responded with a collective yawn, suggesting a deep-seated indifference toward the people these anti-choice provisions will harm the most—poor women of color.