Tag Archives: journalism
The Future of the Left, with Noam Chomsky
People power, education, persuasion, organization, persistent, action, leads to change.
News Flash, by Mr. Fish
Click to see Mr. Fish’s once again on-the-mark cartoon. The wonderful featured image about organizing is from Ricardo Levins Morales.
And who is Clark Kent when he’s at home?
Chris Hedges on the Ruling Class’ Revenge Against Julian Assange
“The whole process has really been a mockery of the rule of law. Julian is not a U.S. citizen; WikiLeaks is not a U.S.-based publication.”
Journalism under siege in Minnesota, by Mathew Ingram
“We are not worthier victims just because the fourth estate works to uphold democracy. It’s our job. And we’d do well to focus on those who don’t have the opportunity to write 800 words about their own importance afterward.”
Chris Hedges: The Empire is Not Done with Julian Assange
“WikiLeaks and you personally are facing a battle that is both legal and political,” Weinglass told Assange. “As we learned in the Pentagon Papers case, the U.S. government doesn’t like the truth coming out….”
Shredding journalistic credibility: Matt Taibbi on Chris Hedges On Contact
Marginalizing the news as propaganda for Democrats or Republicans. Igniting a 2020 firestorm. Includes traditional news sources and social media.
The Julian Assange Hearings: National Security on Trial and Plan to Spy on Assange
After hearing four weeks of evidence in the extradition trial of Julian Assange, District Judge Vanessa Baraitser announced on Thursday she will pronounce judgement on January 4.
Assange Extradition and the War on Journalism with Hedges, Ellsberg, Goodale, Udry
“No journalist or publisher who exposes war crimes or corruption will be safe.”
Why Did Respected Press Freedom Organization Exclude Assange From Annual List Of Jailed Journalists?
“Because CPJ excluded Assange, the organization provoked outrage and distracted from the injustice these other journalists endure.”
It Is Time To Kill The Espionage Act, by Thor Benson
We’re still seeing the Espionage Act used to kill free speech on a regular basis today, just over a century since its passage into law.
THE U.S. GOVERNMENT’S INDICTMENT OF JULIAN ASSANGE POSES GRAVE THREATS TO PRESS FREEDOMS
The indictment seeks to criminalize what journalists are not only permitted but ethically required to do: take steps to help their sources maintain their anonymity.
Seymour Hersh on America’s Capacity for Fascist Brutality (Audio and Transcript)
“I gave them a good boy, and then sent me back a murderer.”
Don’t Forget Michelle Wolf’s Important Message About Journalism and Truth
It is up to us, the consumers, to stop drinking from the poisoned chalice of corporate news and seek truth somewhere else.
Jurors to Decide What Constitutes Journalism in Trial of J20 Inauguration Protests
“It’s truly an Orwellian moment.”