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Jul 01 2015

Zero for 40 at Predicting Attacks: Why Do Media Still Take FBI Terror Warnings Seriously?

A casual search reveals the FBI and DHS are a pitiful 0 for 40 warning of terror attacks—some of which were specifically about 4th of July threats, none of which materialized in any way.

Jul 01 2015

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About | Current Shows | Program Archives | Find a Station | Podcast | Bring CounterSpin to Your Station FAIR on the air! CounterSpin, FAIR’s radio program hosted by Janine Jackson is now aired on more than 150 stations. CounterSpin features the same hard-hitting media criticism as Extra! each and every week. Please urge radio stations in your area to air the half-hour show. Stations interested in carrying CounterSpin should contact FAIR, 212-633-6700, or better yet, email Deborah Thomas [e-mail: dthomas (at) fair (dot) org]. Learn more about bringing CounterSpin to your station or a station near you. View Larger […]

Jul 01 2015

Find a Station Near You!

About | Current Shows | Program Archives | Find a Station | Podcast | Bring CounterSpin to Your Station FAIR on the air! CounterSpin, FAIR’s radio program hosted by Janine Jackson is now aired on more than 150 stations. CounterSpin features the same hard-hitting media criticism as Extra! each and every week. Please urge radio stations in your area to air the half-hour show. Stations interested in carrying CounterSpin should contact FAIR, 212-633-6700, or better yet, email Deborah Thomas [e-mail: dthomas (at) fair (dot) org]. Learn more about bringing CounterSpin to your station or a station near you. View Larger […]

Jul 01 2015

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Jul 01 2015

Zero for 40 at Predicting Attacks: Why Do Media Still Take FBI Terror Warnings Seriously?

A casual search reveals the FBI and DHS are a pitiful 0 for 40 warning of terror attacks—some of which were specifically about 4th of July threats, none of which materialized in any way.

Jul 01 2015

Zero for 40 at Predicting Attacks: Why Do Media Still Take FBI Terror Warnings Seriously?

On Monday, several mainstream media outlets repeated the latest press release by the FBI that country was under a new “heightened terror alert” from “ISIL-inspired attacks” “leading up to the July 4th weekend.” One of the more sensational outlets, CNN, led with the breathless warning on several of its cable programs, complete with a special report by The Lead’s Jim Sciutto in primetime: The threat was given extra credence when former CIA director—and consultant at DC PR firm Beacon Global Strategies—Michael Morell went on CBS This Morning (DATE) and scared the ever-living bejesus out of everyone by saying he “wouldn’t be […]

Jul 01 2015

Zero for 40 at Predicting Attacks: Why Do Media Still Take FBI Terror Warnings Seriously?

On Monday, several mainstream media outlets repeated the latest press release by the FBI that country was under a new “heightened terror alert” from “ISIL-inspired attacks” “leading up to the July 4th weekend.” One of the more sensational outlets, CNN, led with the breathless warning on several of its cable programs, complete with a special report by The Lead’s Jim Sciutto in primetime: The threat was given extra credence when former CIA director—and consultant at DC PR firm Beacon Global Strategies—Michael Morell went on CBS This Morning (DATE) and scared the ever-living bejesus out of everyone by saying he “wouldn’t be […]