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Canada's Coverage of the Ottawa Shootings Put American Cable News to Shame

James West writes for Mother Jones:

‘The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation today gave a master class in calm, credible breaking news reporting.

Anchored by the unflappable Peter Mansbridge, news of the… 103 more words

War On Terror

IAPA: Press Freedom Deteriorating in the Americas

The Associated Press reports:

‘Freedom of expression and the press have sharply deteriorated in the Americas over the last six months due to an increase in censorship and physical attacks on journalists, the Inter American Press Association said Tuesday. 100 more words

USA

10 Things About The U.S. News Media That They Do Not Want You To Know

Do you trust the news media?  Do you believe that the information that they are giving you is true and accurate?  If you answered yes to either of those questions, that places you in a steadily shrinking minority.  749 more words

Government

MAINSTREAM MEDIA BEING SHUTDOWN - FERGUSON SENDS CNN'S SARAH SIDNER PACKING

Is this now the way forward to stop mainstream media from lying? Close them down?

NEWS

Pew Study: Drudge Report More Trusted Than CNN, MSNBC, ABC, CBS

Independent media titan beats mainstream networks.

A Pew Research study has found that the Drudge Report, the most pre-eminent independent media source on the web, is trusted by the American public more than CNN, MSNBC, ABC, or CBS. 111 more words

US News

Banksy, my quiet hero

I already knew Banksy’s arrest was a hoax by the time The Independent published the story, but I’m happy to see an artist receive on-going international attention, even if it was due to the publication of a completely false news report. 519 more words