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Oct 26 2021
There’s a misconception that legacy media is an arm of the Democratic Party. There’s also a misconception that legacy media is pro-corporate. It’s true that legacy media is almost always pro-Democrat and almost always pro-corporate. But last week’s Netflix dust-up clarified something important.
In recent weeks, Matt Taibbi and Katie Herzog have documented the egregiously bad coverage ofThe Federalist
Feb 04 2021
There’s a big push right now among corporate media, Democrats, and NeverTrumpers to establish a narrative that the Republican Party is being torn apart in a bitter civil war between its establishment wing and its supposed QAnon wing. It’s about as true as your garden-variety QAnon conspiracy theory, but it’s politically useful, which is why you’re seeing it crop up all over the media right nowThe Federalist
Jan 04 2022
Alengthy New York Times editorial over the weekend has set the stage for this week’s Jan. 6 anniversary coverage. “Every Day Is Jan. 6 Now,” declare the Times editors, warning that Republican lawmakers in 41 states “have been trying to advance the goals of the Jan. 6 rioters — not by breaking laws but by making them.”
The argument itself, that tweaking state election law is somehow aThe Federalist
Dec 27 2016
Three weeks after the election of Donald Trump, Sen. Bernie Sanders spoke at the Free Library of Philadelphia as part of his "Our Revolution" book tour. He spoke harshly about the corporate media. "What media does and what media loves is conflict and political gossip and polls and fundraising and all that stuff," Sanders said.Democracy Now!
May 29 2022
Despite the proliferation of fringe ideologies on YouTube—and the availability of truly alternative information there—the video hosting service’s anti-establishment status may be overblown. A FAIR analysis of the 100 most-subscribed YouTube news channels worldwide found that the majority of the top news channels on the platform are not independent.
YouTube has a reputation for hostingFAIR
Jul 27 2022
Viral Instagram post: "If every person on earth just recycled, stopped using plastic straws, and drove an electric car, 100 corporations would still produce 70% of total global emissions."
PolitiFact's ruling: False
Here's why: If you're on the climate doom side of the internet, you may have seen claims that blame 100 corporations for producing 70% of all the harmful emissionsAustin American-Statesman
Nov 27 2019
Presidential candidates have called out more than 80 companies across 30 industries on Twitter over the past six months — mostly in a negative context — according to data compiled by High Lantern Group and provided exclusively to Axios.
Why it matters: From Amazon to Lyft, many of these companies are facing populist attacks from candidates including Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth WarrenAxios
Apr 19 2021
Without evidence, America’s corporate media spent weeks hoaxing the American public with the lie Capitol Hill Police Officer Brian Sicknick died after an anti-vote-fraud protester smashed him in the head with a fire extinguisher during the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol.
After the fire extinguisher hoax was debunked, the corporate media spread the lie that Sicknick probably died asBreitbart News
Jun 10 2022
Even though more companies than ever are proclaiming that they’re powered by renewable energy, those claims are usually exaggerated, new research shows. That disconnect between a company’s claims and reality could jeopardize global efforts to stop climate change.
The problem stems from companies’ reliance on Renewable Energy Certificates (RECs) to back up their green claims. A companyThe Verge
Aug 25 2020
The Republican National Convention’s first night included all the usual partisan spin. That, of course, is why these occasions exist. But in 2020, the Republican narrative is a commodity, giving the RNC an allure with exasperated corporate media consumers who recognize they aren’t being served by mainstream journalists.
I have no idea how big this audience is, or whether it’s largeThe Federalist