The corporate media and access journalism

Corporate Media and the Trump Family In the midst of an on-going coup attempt, the Washington Post is continuing to publish puff pieces about Trump staffers and family.  The seemingly inexplicable nature of this has led some on Twitter to hypothesize that the puff pieces are pay back for individuals who previously provided access toContinue reading “The corporate media and access journalism”

the “elite industrial complex” at work

What Elie Mystal calls the “elite industrial complex” has already started, before the election(which the Democrats are convinced they are going to win) to make the case for allowing Trump and the Republican crime family escape accountability for all the crimes they have committed not least of which is an attempt to subvert democracy andContinue reading “the “elite industrial complex” at work”

The Most Dangerous Bulls in the Herd: Greg Sargent, William Barr and the Corporate Media

Yesterday, I spent hours reading about William Barr launching a criminal investigation into the origins of the Russia probe.  What struck me most forcefully was the repeated dismissal of the action by various corporate media commentators. There is a squad of normalizers out there in the corporate news world, working overtime to convince us thatContinue reading “The Most Dangerous Bulls in the Herd: Greg Sargent, William Barr and the Corporate Media”