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Hordes of Central American minors, families continue to illegally cross the U.S. border

A national firestorm was created in 2014 when tens of thousands of migrant children, along with some adults and families – chiefly from the Central American nations of Honduras, Guatemala, and El Salvador – poured across the U.S. 338 more words

National News

Media Inflate Threat With ‘ISIS Plots’ That Don’t Actually Involve ISIS

Adam Johnson writes for Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting:

‘Last Friday, the FBI announced another harrowing, 11th-hour capture of Americans plotting to join “ISIS” and launch attack within the United States. 225 more words

USA

Anti-Iran Media Drumbeat, Fueled by Israel, Increases as Deal Deadline Nears

By Richard Silverstein | Tikun Olam | March 31, 2015

As the deadline looms for the P5+1 nations to achieve a framework for a nuclear deal with Iran, the steady drumbeat of hostile coverage directed at Iran in the media increases.

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RIP Danny Schechter: Media Pioneer Who Covered Apartheid South Africa, Occupy and Kissinger

Editor’s Note: This is a 15 minute excerpt. You can watch the full segment at Democracy Now!.

‘We speak with two close colleagues and friends of the pioneering author, filmmaker and media reform activist Danny Schechter, who died last week of pancreatic cancer at the age of 72, and play excerpts from different points in his career. 203 more words

USA

Is Israel getting its very own version of Fox News?

Nati Tucker reports for Haaretz:

‘Israel’s Channel 20, which broadcasts under a license as a Jewish heritage channel, has plans to set up its own news company with right-wing leanings, similar to Fox News. 60 more words

Middle East & North Africa

Speak To Truth!

I am always saying that the media is the people’s worst enemy….it tells us everything but the info we need to know……it keeps us doped up with sex and gossip…..and the result is we elect mental midgets like the crop just elected last November…… 13 more words

Society