In 2017, we examined CNN and Democracy Now!’s coverage of the Dakota Access Pipeline protests at Standing Rock, North Dakota, to understand how the market orientation of two news organizations influenced the production and distribution of their protest coverage.
A Wild Ride Gets Wilder… and #BlackLivesMatter
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Money should go to the local independent news outlets the digital giant has hurt worst
Want to know what's going on across the country? You won't find out from watching cable news. You need to hit the sources on the ground in all the cities. These outlets have you covered ...
In times like these, we turn to more than 100 other weekly cousins across the US for critical info. United under the Association of Alternative Newsmedia (AAN) banner, we are survivors who are well equipped to cover this sort of complete mess.
Launching new programs to help revive local journalism
They thought we were just a bunch of fuckin’ scumbags putting out a paper, having a good time, smoking a bunch of pot. But they couldn’t give up that ultimate control and let us go nuts.
Although most African Americans are Democrats today, our disaffection from the GOP only led us to FDR’s Democratic party after Republicans reneged on their formerly strong civil rights plank.
Through the fog of nobodies, MSNBC show host and hoagie hound Chris Matthews managed to get access; “Just hang on,” he whispered in his trademark brassy brogue to the minion flanking his effort, “she’ll get us in.”