To avoid normalising xenophobia journalists should critically analyse narratives, instead of simply reiterating them.
Following President Donald Trump’s false claim that the press purposefully fails to report on terror attacks, his team released a list of attacks that were supposedly “underreported.” The list supplied, however, was entirely devoid of attacks by right-wing extremists and those inspired by the “alt-right.”During a February 6 speech a
ISIL claims responsibility for suicide car bomb attack that also wounded dozens as violence in capital intensifies.
ABC chief global affairs correspondent Martha Raddatz demonstrated how easily journalists can normalize bigotry while hosting ABC’s This Week. Raddatz noted the anti-Muslim views of retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn at the beginning of This Week, but in subsequent discussions of Flynn she refrained from mentioning them at all.President-elect Don
Donald Trump’s relationship with the 1.6 billion Muslims currently living on planet Earth is looking more than a little bit shaky, to say the least. During his presidential campaign, he called for a total ban on Muslims entering the country. He later toned down his threat, promising instead to temporarily suspend immigration from countries that have […]
“Whatever message Hillary Clinton is putting out, all people hear is ’email’” –Washington Post writer Chris CillizzaAnd just like that, the latest Clinton email controversy evaporated on Sunday. FBI Director James Comey announced that recently discovered emails that “appear[ed] to be pertinent” to the bureau’s investigati
Why has The Canary has become one of the most successful left-wing websites, attracting both supporters and controversy?
Hillary Clinton sure didn’t look like an “awful” candidate up on the debate stage this week.“Awful” was how ABC News political analyst Matthew Dowd derided the Democratic nominee over the summer on This Week. “She is an awful candidate. Everybody knows it,” he stressed.Dowd was hardly alone. The Beltway pundit class has re
Fox News did not air several Democratic National Convention speeches from figures promoting issues that run counter to the narrative the network has pushed for years — including racial justice, reproductive rights, gun safety reform, LGBT equality, and respect for Muslim-Americans.During the second day of the convention on July 26, members of
Peta Credlin’s wish to be able to use her own voice is about to come true with one of the most talked about figures of the Abbott set to join Sky television as an election commentator.
Mainstream Media Bias: Al Jazeera Blocks Article Criticizing Saudi Arabia For Human Rights Violations
When we talk of Mainstream Media bias, we are not joking. It is real. It is happening. Some of their news contents are filled with government and corporate propaganda. What is even worse is
The Texas board of education didn’t find anything wrong with a world geography textbook that said slaves from Africa were workers, but that immigrants from northern Europe were indentured servants.…
All Trump all the time media coverage lets Trump define the discussion. It denies voters a broader, better discourse.
Second time in six months flagship Today program is censored for bias toward Israel.
The Abbott Government has a far better record than its Labor predecessor, but in politics these days successes don’t make up for mistakes. The Prime Minister needs a year of clear air.
COPENHAGEN, Feb 15 (Reuters) – The gunman believed to have attacked a Copenhagen synagogue and a free speech event on Saturday was a Danish-born 22-year-old known to police because of past violence, gang-related activities and possession of weapons, police said in a statement on Sunday.
Police said they had identified the man, who was killed in an early-morning shootout on Sunday, but did not release his name. (Reporting by Teis Jensen; Writing by Balazs Koranyi; Editing by Kevin Liffey)