Posts Tagged ‘FAIR’

“Defending Arizona: It’s U.S.’s Fault for Not Wrecking Lives, Damaging Economy”

Saturday, May 8th, 2010

Jim Naureckas critiques a New York Times columnist criticizing critics “impugning the motives” of the new Arizona immigration law, which has been denounced as a “Nazi” or “near-fascist” law, a “police state” intervention, an imitation of “apartheid,” a “Juan Crow” regime that only a bigot could possibly support.

Uh Oh!

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FAIR Media Advisory: Lou Dobbs Quits CNN

Thursday, November 12th, 2009

FAIR:

TV host Lou Dobbs abruptly quit his CNN program yesterday, bringing a sudden end to a television program most notable for its remarkably one-sided presentation of immigration issues. Full FAIR Article.

Dobbs’ nativistic preaching and preening in front of the camera was more than “remarkably one-sided.” He engaged, loathingly, in news demagoguery and got away with it for way tooooooo long. Roberto Lovato, one of the co-founders of Presente.org, was quoted in the New York Times as saying, “We are thrilled that Dobbs no longer has this legitimate platform from which to incite fear and hate.”

Action Alert – FAIR

Friday, September 25th, 2009

USA Today, AP Mislead on Honduran Coup - 9/24/09: This week, ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya returned to Tegucigalpa – though not to office. Unfortunately, press accounts are still misreporting the story behind his ouster, relying on those who supported the coup to supply the explanation for their actions.

More here.

FAIR: Did Parent Company General Electric Stifle MSNBC’s Keith Olbermann?

Friday, August 7th, 2009

August 7 – In the wake of an August 1 expose in the New York Times, an agreement reportedly reached by executives at the parent companies of Fox News Channel and MSNBC to rein in the networks’ two stars’ criticism of each other seems to have fallen apart. The behind-the-scenes deal-making, though, still illustrates the corrosive effect on media of corporate ownership.

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Tell the News Media to Get It Right

Friday, July 24th, 2009

Keep up the pressure for a media debate on healthcare reform that includes single-payer.

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Tell TV Networks to Stop Censoring Health Care Debate – FAIR

Tuesday, July 21st, 2009

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Help FAIR, Healthcare Now!, Physicians for a National Health Program and the Raging Grannies deliver a message to the news media: “Include Single-Payer in Healthcare Debate” Petition delivery, Tuesday, July 28, noon – 1 p.m., ABC News, 77 West 66th St., between Central Park West and Columbus Avenue, NYC.

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