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Why did ABC grant airtime to a right-wing crank's latest film?
Is Obama's decision to stop talking about inequality really about a debate within the Democratic Party? Or is it about not losing Wall Street donors?
Vilifying left-leaning Latin American and Caribbean leaders is nothing new from the US media--from Chile's Salvador Allende to Jean-Bertrand Aristide of Haiti, from Venezuela's Hugo Chavez to Mauricio Funes of El Salvador. Bolivian President Evo Morales is no exception, as he caught the attention of the website Vox, a new outlet that sets out to "explain the news" with an emphasis on data analysis.
CBS--which has a record of doing puff pieces about corporate CEOs--wants viewers to believe that an overpaid CEO who's bold and risky enough to try and fix a company by firing tens of thousands of employees deserves a lot of attention.
Nicholas Wade was a leading New York Times science writer for three decades. He left the paper weeks after the May publication of his book, A Troublesome Inheritance: Genes, Race and Human History, a book many reviewers say is a full-throated defense of "scientific racism."
Israeli airstrikes in response to the murder of 3 teenagers are framed as retaliation--even though those targeted may very well have had nothing to do with the tragedy.