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It’s always entertaining when Fox News’ Andrea Tantaros tries to think, sort of like watching a kitten try to get its head out of a jar it somehow got stuck in.
Raising awareness is different from raising fears. That’s important to keep in mind as you watch or read the mainstream media coverage of the growing Ebola crisis in Africa. What’s also important to keep in mind: the mainstream media thrive on fear.
On the one hand you’ll supposedly fool the facial recognition software you can’t see. On the other, everybody you can see will stare at you.
If Stewart isn’t a real journalist and Cuomo is, who has more of a responsibility to behave like one rather than just “pretending?”
Texas State Rep. David Simpson tried to tell a roomful of his tea partying constituents to exercise compassion in the debate over thousands of immigrant children who’ve recently come across the border. Guess what kind of reaction he got.
WATCH: CNN’s Chris Cuomo and RT’s Peter Lavelle Go At Each Other on Live TV Over Russia’s Role in MH17
This morning on CNN’s New Day, RT presenter Peter Lavelle got into an explosive 11-minute-long shouting match with anchor Chris Cuomo. Cuomo took Lavelle to task about not only Russia’s continued deflection and Putin’s refusal to crack down on the pro-Russia, government-aided rebels who were more than likely responsible for the shoot-down, but also about what he claimed was RT’s refusal to be actual journalists and question the line they’re being fed by the Kremlin.
Surprise, Surprise: Greenwald Was Wrong About Why NBC Pulled an Egyptian-American Reporter Out of Gaza
So, between Greenwald’s theory and the one that takes into account the way television news actually works and sometimes doesn’t work, which do you think wound up being correct?
Another RT personality has quit — in part because of yesterday’s Malaysian Airlines tragedy and the Russian reaction to it. Earlier today, Sara Firth handed in her resignation at RT and announced that she was leaving, saying on Twitter, “I’m for the truth.”
It’s difficult to overstate just what the shooting down of a passenger plane full of innocent people means for the conflict in Ukraine — and really the world.
You know that infuriating call to Comcast customer service that’s making the internet rounds right now, the one where the guy attempts to cancel his cable and is met with nothing but nine-minutes-worth of painful, frustrating obstinance? Well this is like that if it ended with the guy getting fired.