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The ultra-conservative funders the Koch brothers don't directly fund media—and they don't have to. Instead, they've successfully funded the politicians and the "experts" who create the context for what the media debates.
Don't tune in; it's not important.
Let's get a grip: the left isn't going to win every 24-hour news cycle. And that shouldn't be our goal.
How we remember Katrina is how we'll prepare for future disasters. Getting the story straight matters for justice—and for survival.
Cutting through the media's bogus bomb-Iran debate.
The Shirley Sherrod saga reveals just how entrenched the myth of reverse racism is.
Have we learned the right lessons from the mistreatment of Shirley Sherrod?
Andrew Breitbart's schtick should be familiar by now. The same techniques used to defame Shirley Sherrod and discredit the NAACP were employed to destroy ACORN.
The mainstream media's long-time kid-glove treatment of Andrew Breitbart led directly to the unjustified ouster of Shirley Sherrod.
The Sherrod controversy "was a ginned-up, fabricated story,” The Nation's Katrina vanden Heuvel explains on The Today Show. “And this country can’t afford this kind of fake journalism.”
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