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Story from The Listening Post – “Reporting labour in the US media” (2017)

August 29th, 2017 · No Comments

  Report from Al Jazeera English’s Listening Post media criticism program. Produced and reported by Will Yong, and released Aug. 27, 2017. With Michelle Chen, Mike Elk, Cora Lewis, and Christopher Martin. (9:37)

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Tags: Christopher R. Martin · Cora Lewis · Journalism · Journalism Ethics · Labor News · Listening Post · Michelle Chen · Mike Elk · Politics · Television News · Will Yong · Working Class

Why Analyzing Labor Coverage Is Important

April 3rd, 2013 · No Comments

The Newspaper Guild/Communication Workers of America released Tuesday a summary report of their new “Labor & Unions in National TV Network News.” The CWA and Newspaper Guild funded the study directed by Federico Subervi of the School of Journalism & Mass Communication at Texas State University. The report is important. There is a big story […]

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Tags: Consumerism · Journalism · Journalism Ethics · Labor News · Media Economics · Newspapers · NPR · Occupy Wall Street · Politics · Television News · Working Class

Why Does Anyone Take Andrew Breitbart Seriously?

July 24th, 2010 · No Comments

Andrew Breitbart has a job to do and he does it well. Breitbart’s job is to lie and distort the truth in order to advance a right-wing agenda, embarrass liberals, and undermine the Obama administration. Breitbart is not a journalist, researcher, or pundit. He is a propagandist.

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Tags: ACORN · Cable Television · Elections · Internet · Journalism · Journalism Ethics · Politics · Television News

Tea Party — A Case in Unproportional News Coverage

February 7th, 2010 · 1 Comment

Seriously, 600 people showed up at the first-ever National Tea Party Convention at the Opryland complete in Nashville and this makes page A1 of the New York Times?  Four times as many paying people (2,435) attended my journalism educators convention in Boston last year, and I can tell you we didn’t get any mention in […]

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Tags: ACORN · Politics · Television News