Oct 29 2015

For Halloween, NY Post Dresses Up ‘Anarchist Plot’ Warning as Journalism

Halloween masks (cc photo: Bridget McKenzie)

Keeping up the tradition of seasonal scares, the New York Post published a story about a potential “Halloween Revolt”: an attack by anarchists on police nationwide.

Oct 01 2015

Action Alert: New York Post Gets Ethel Rosenberg History Wrong

Ethel and Julius Rosenberg

The New York Post reported that ” Ethel Rosenberg…was executed with her husband for treason.” That’s just wrong, and deserves a correction.

Jun 10 2015

Concocting a Crime-Ageddon to Promote Police Power

NYPost photo: Crime Scene Do Not Cross

The media-driven conversation on policing and public safety begins with the simplistic premise that the amount and aggressiveness of policing solely determines the crime rate.

Mar 01 2013

SoundBites March 2013

Extra! March 2013

FireShot Screen Capture #042 - 'FAIR TV_ Obama's Liberal Inaugural_, Anonymous Iran Truth-Telling, PBS Drone Conflict' - www_fair_org_blog_2013_01_25_fair-tv-obamas-liberal-inaugural-anonymous-iran-truth-telling-

Extra! March 2013If It Weren’t for Those Meddling Iranians “This demonstrates the ever pernicious Iranian meddling in other countries in the region.” —unnamed U.S. official complaining to Reuters (1/28/13) about Iran allegedly sending arms to Yemen, where the U.S. is conducting a secret drone war   Extreme Weather, Unexplained NBC Nightly News (1/13/13) asked a serious question, then offered an unserious answer. Anchor Lester Holt remarked: “Strange winter: Why it is so cold where it should be warm, and so warm where it should be cold. What is going on with all this extreme weather?” Correspondent Kristen Dahlgren turned to […]