If only the president’s—and the media’s—responses to the crisis in California weren’t so utterly predictable, I might not have predicted it in 2011.
The same mainstream media that can’t get enough of the U.S. president is essentially silent on only one thing: the coverage itself.
The mainstream media should be taken to task, but not for the same reasons the president uses in his attacks on the press.
Corporate courtiers are disguised as journalists, the comedian reminded us at the White House Correspondents' Association dinner.
Perhaps members of the mainstream media didn't realize just how harsh the comedian would be at Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner.
Truthdig writers Sonali Kolhatkar and Max Blumenthal disagree with each other regarding key elements in the recent reports that the Syrian government used chemical weapons in Douma. This is Blumenthal's take on the issue.
As Americans focus on everything Trumpian, Palestinians die (or are killed) as a matter of course in Gaza. And, once again, the U.S. is complicit.
Can community newsrooms—media powered by the people, for the people—rebuild public trust in the news?
When we glom on to political labels and attach ourselves to partisan ideologies, we allow the establishment to shatter us into encampments.