From Daily Kos: Networks won't air presidential address because they consider it too 'political'

See the full story at: http://www.dailykos.com/story/2014/11/20/1346220/-Networks-won-t-air-presidential-address-because-they-consider-it-too-political
Eight years ago, President George W. Bush delivered a prime time address on immigration, carried by all the big broadcast networks.
On Thursday, President Barack Obama will do the same thing, but three of the broadcasters, ABC, NBC, and CBS have signaled that they won't be carrying it.

DemocracyNow! - No Debate: Antiwar Voices Absent from Corporate TV News Ahead of U.S. Attacks on Iraq & Syria

A new analysis of corporate TV news has found there was almost no debate about whether the United States should go to war in Iraq and Syria. The group Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting found that of the more than 200 guests who appeared on network shows to discuss the issue, just six voiced opposition to military action.

From Thom Hartmann: Why the MSM Is Gung-Ho On War & Silencing Anti-War Voices

Corporate media's addiction to infotainment is stifling debate in our country.

According to a new study by Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR), the corporate-controlled mainstream media completely failed to present both sides of the story in the build-up to increased U.S. action against ISIS in Iraq and Syria. FAIR found that during the key moments leading up to increased U.S. military intervention, it was nearly impossible to find an anti-war guest on the airwaves.

From Thom Hartmann: Should public radio program in the public interest?

Oct. 29, 2014
By Thom Hartmann

NPR is supposed to be our national public radio, but they're barely covering climate issues that are in the public's interest.

Only one month ago, a national New York Times/CBS News poll found that half of all Americans think that global warming is already having a serious impact. Sixty percent of those surveyed even said that protecting our environment should be a priority “even at the risk of curbing economic growth.”

From Thom Hartmann: The Real Rick Scott Debate Scandal

Read the story at: http://www.thomhartmann.com/blog/2014/10/real-rick-scott-debate-scandal#...

The state of commercial media in America today is that "if it bleeds, it leads." Rather than provide us with real news, our corporatized media gives us ratings-driven infotainment drivel, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. They go for the bright and sparkly stuff, instead of the substance.

From Fox Insiders To The Secret Service – Top 20 Insults Directed At Fox News

Washington's cynical misinformation game

Commentary: distortion now a standard part of political discourse on health care

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Here is more proof that Meet the Press’ David Gregory is but a Republican shill

From Daily KOS




If you blinked, then you missed it. Rick Santorum was on the panel on Meet the Press. The panel was discussing the Republican suit against the president.

Why Did Fox News Cease ALL Coverage Of The Las Vegas Tea Party Cop Killers?

From Thom Hartmann: The End of Choice...

Posted in Thom Hartmann's Monday Newsletter:

NPR and everyone else, please stop lying to us. And please stop
reading corporate press releases to us and calling them news. This
morning, NPR took a stab at covering the proposed AT&T-DirecTV
merger that was officially announced this weekend.
 

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