By citing prominent rights groups that often express an imperial perspective, the corporate media seem to provide critical assessments that are independent of Western officialdom. Don’t buy it.
In coverage of Israel’s recent mass shootings in Gaza—which have killed over 30 Palestinians and injured more than 1,100—the word “clashes” is used to euphemize snipers in fortified positions firing on unarmed protesters 100 meters away.
In opinion coverage of the Trump-Kim meeting, the people with the most to lose and gain from it were almost uniformly ignored.
The biggest U.S. media outlets that helped sell Mohammed bin Salman as a feminist have published no follow-up commentary on his recent arrests of women’s rights campaigners.
If what the U.S. government and media are saying about Iran seems vaguely familiar, it's because we've heard it all before.
Recent developments between North and South Korea have been met with widespread optimism and praise from the latter's public. Judging by U.S. media coverage, one would hardly know this.
What is taking place there should serve as our wake-up call. We are one bad decision or miscalculation away from Armageddon.
Donald Trump, whom we meet in the media every hour of every day, blots out much of the rest of the world and what’s meaningful in it.
The new National Defense Strategy all but declares a new Cold War on Russia and China, but neither country has the power or malign intentions ascribed to it.
Since the outbreak of mass protests in Iran, U.S. media have busied themselves with the question of not if we should “do something,” but what, exactly, that something should be.