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Archive for the Month of May, 2006.
Viewing Media NEWS articles 1 through 14 of 14.

May 1, 2006

Ignoring Colbert: A Small Taste of the Media's Power to Choose the News - Media coverage of the Bush/Colbert show

The media's missing links - In pursuit of balance, wingnuts get excessive airtime and big stories don't make the newslist

May 2, 2006

The Internet is Dead, Long Live the Internet - Total regulation rules are close at hand, a new internet will kill free speech and weed out anything deemed "inappropriate"

2005 the deadliest for journalists in a decade: RSF - Paris-based Reporters Without Borders (RSF) said in its latest annual report that more than 1,300 media workers were attacked or threatened last year and more than 100 were in jail.

May 4, 2006

FCC approves Net-wiretapping taxes - Broadband providers and Internet phone companies will have to pick up the tab for the cost of building in mandatory wiretap access for police surveillance, federal regulators ruled Wednesday.

May 8, 2006

On Journalism and Media - Watching Western television or reading newspaper reports of Palestine always leaves me perplexed. If I did not live in Palestine and bear witness to Israel’s military occupation, I would be left with the impression that Palestinians and Israelis are equals – with no occupation existing – and that this conflict simply requires "concessions" on both sides.

May 11, 2006

Spying on the headlines - It's amusing to see how papers treat the latest spying news.

May 14, 2006

THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE TONY SNOW JOB - ...the element essential to the eventual fascist takeover in the U.S. that has been in place the longest is the Republican assault on the independent media.

May 15, 2006

CNN: Alligators and the Duke rape case are bigger stories than Bush spying on America's media - Nothing on CNN. Nothing at all ...

May 18, 2006

MEDIA ALERT: RIDICULING CHAVEZ - THE MEDIA HIT THEIR STRIDE - PARTS 1 and 2 - Controlling what we think is not solely about controlling what we know - it is also about controlling who we respect and who we find ridiculous.

May 20, 2006

When Journalists Manufacture a Crisis - What Decline for Social Security and Medicare?

May 29, 2006

Media Memorial Day - We remember that many Americans have lost their limbs or their lives in on-the-job accidents that might have been prevented if overall media coverage had been anywhere near as transfixed with job safety as with, say, marital splits among Hollywood celebrities.

May 31, 2006

Howard Kurtz, Unreliable Source - So, the next time you read little Howie, just remember, he certainly appears to be carrying water for his wife to ensure she stays on good terms with the Bush White House.

FCC plans relaxation of media ownership rules, watchdogs say - Move to allow more consolidation could come as soon as June 15


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