Jul 8 2013

To Millionaire TV Host, ‘Anybody Who Gets a Paycheck’ Makes More Than $200,000

Jan 28 2013

Why Do Poor People Living in an Abandoned Skyscraper So Outrage the New Yorker?

New Yorker article on Hugo Chavez
Sep 27 2012

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Sep 27 2012

CounterSpin, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall and Peter Hart


FAIR’S weekly radio show highlighting biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism and homophobia in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more

Apr 1 1999

The Media After Monica

Monica Lewinsky testifies

“Feeding frenzy” was a term that kept coming up whenever media critics dissected the collective behavior of the television press during the never-ending year of Monica news. You saw the pictures: camera crews surrounding grand-jury witnesses, hurling questions, often blocking their way to get a closer shot. Many witnesses needed escorts to get through what often looked like a pack of wild animals, shouting, shoving or even pawing the people they were there to cover. With the Republicans breathlessly in pursuit of Bill Clinton’s political scalp, TV coverage often functioned like an echo chamber, resounding with self- righteousness, moralizing and […]