A report of poverty and systemic failures becomes a tale of individual moral failings.
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This past week, NBC News, ABC News, Fox and CBS News ran a total of 1 min 40 seconds of coverage of the 48,000-strong California University system…
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It turns out media content isn't simply an organic expression of consumer demand.
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Billionaire “philanthropy” as transparent PR device.
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The Musk Twitter meltdown shows how warped notions of who has power and who doesn’t define right-wing grievance politics.
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We routinely accept that large chunks of the public are misled about key political issues. Why is crime off limits for similar criticism?
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Other political assassination attempts are not put in the context of broader local crime statistics. So why was this one?
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A popular media mode of punching left involves inventing a theoretical Republican attack line, or “swing voter concern,” and repeating it over and over…
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