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Dec
01
2014

Extra! December 2014

Race Lens Forgetting Ferguson Mainstream media move on from a movement by Josmar Trujillo The 'Center' Always Holds After midterm losses, media--of course--advise Dems to move right By Peter Hart and Jim Naureckas CounterSpin Interview 'There Really Is No Recovery' Richard Wolff on the state of the economy Pro-Remorse Pundits Supporting abortion--as long as women fell bad about it by Katha Pollitt Still Killing the Messenger A feature film prompts a new round of attacks on Gary Webb by Peter Hart

Nov
25
2014

Having Their Hate and Defeating Dems Too

At Fox News Latino, immigrants go from target to target audience

By fear-mongering about Latino immigrants, Fox News Channel is able to pander to xenophobic white conservatives who make up the base of the Republican Party, while Fox News Latino, with feel-good coverage of Latino conservatives, can make a bid to expand the party by bringing in Latinos.

Nov
25
2014

Having Their Hate and Defeating Dems Too

By fear-mongering about Latino immigrants, Fox News Channel is able to pander to xenophobic white conservatives who make up the base of the Republican Party, while Fox News Latino, with feel-good coverage of Latino conservatives, can make a bid to expand the party by bringing in Latinos.

Nov
25
2014

Having Their Hate and Defeating Dems Too

The anti-immigrant reporting of Fox News Channel (FNC) comes as no surprise, considering that its viewership is similar to the base of the Republican Party—older white conservatives. The growing Latino share of the population, however, spurred the creation of the website Fox News Latino (FNL) to try to capture this audience. Fox News president Roger Ailes (New Republic, 2/11/13), who oversees both outlets, describes the Latino demographic as both a “tremendous business opportunity” and a potentially capturable segment of the electorate: “The fact is, we have a lot—Republicans have a lot more opportunity for them.” Though he corrected himself—changing “we” […]

Nov
25
2014

Ebola Story Puts Old Fears in New Virus

Ebola is less a story about a bizarre new disease and its unpredictably disastrous capacities, and more a sad old story about poverty and priorities.

Nov
25
2014

Ebola Story Puts Old Fears in New Virus

As of early November, there have been four known cases of the Ebola virus in the US: Liberian Thomas Duncan, who was brought to Dallas Presbyterian Hospital and subsequently died of the disease, two nurses who cared for Duncan (both cured), and a doctor who became symptomatic in New York City after returning from treating Ebola patients in Guinea. The epidemic has so far killed at least 4,800 people in West Africa. There is no reason to believe Ebola will or could exact analogous tolls here, because, despite ooga-booga stories about Africans carrying tainted “bushmeat” in their luggage (Newsweek, 8/21/14; […]

Nov
25
2014

Extra! December 2014

Race Lens Forgetting Ferguson Mainstream media move on from a movement by Josmar Trujillo The 'Center' Always Holds After midterm losses, media--of course--advise Dems to move right By Peter Hart and Jim Naureckas CounterSpin Interview 'There Really Is No Recovery' Richard Wolff on the state of the economy Pro-Remorse Pundits Supporting abortion--as long as women fell bad about it by Katha Pollitt Still Killing the Messenger A feature film prompts a new round of attacks on Gary Webb by Peter Hart

Nov
25
2014

Extra! December 2014

Race Lens Forgetting Ferguson Mainstream media move on from a movement by Josmar Trujillo The 'Center' Always Holds After midterm losses, media--of course--advise Dems to move right By Peter Hart and Jim Naureckas CounterSpin Interview 'There Really Is No Recovery' Richard Wolff on the state of the economy Pro-Remorse Pundits Supporting abortion--as long as women fell bad about it by Katha Pollitt Still Killing the Messenger A feature film prompts a new round of attacks on Gary Webb by Peter Hart