Fourteen Propaganda Techniques Fox "News" Uses to Brainwash Americans. There is nothing more sacred to the maintenance of democracy than a free press.
Access to comprehensive, accurate and quality information is essential to the manifestation of Socratic citizenship - the society characterized by a civically engaged, well-informed and socially invested populace. Thus, to the degree that access to quality information is willfully or unintentionally obstructed, democracy itself is degraded. It is ironic that in the era of 24-hour cable news networks and "reality" programming, the news-to-fluff ratio and overall veracity of information has declined precipitously. Take the fact Americans now spend on average about 50 hours a week using various forms of media, while at the same time cultural literacy levels hover just above the gutter.
Press Freedom Online. Reviews and Ratings for Family Movies, TV Shows, Websites, Video Games, Books and Music. Be the change you wish to see in this world. Les Bobards d'Or – à Paris le 20 mars 2012. Conspiracy Watch / Observatoire du conspirationnisme. Ness & Accuracy In Reporting (FAIR) Your Guide to Good Journalism. These 6 Corporations Control 90% Of The Media In America. 11. The Media Can Legally Lie. CMW REPORT, Spring 2003 Title: “Court Ruled That Media Can Legally Lie” Author: Liane Casten ORGANIC CONSUMER ASSOCIATION, March 7, 2004 Title: “Florida Appeals Court Orders Akre-Wilson Must Pay Trial Costs for $24.3 Billion Fox Television; Couple Warns Journalists of Danger to Free Speech, Whistle Blower Protection” Author: Al Krebs Faculty Evaluator: Liz Burch, Ph.D.
Student Researcher: Sara Brunner In February 2003, a Florida Court of Appeals unanimously agreed with an assertion by FOX News that there is no rule against distorting or falsifying the news in the United States. Back in December of 1996, Jane Akre and her husband, Steve Wilson, were hired by FOX as a part of the Fox “Investigators” team at WTVT in Tampa Bay, Florida.
According to Akre and Wilson, the station was initially very excited about the series. FOX appealed the case, and on February 14, 2003 the Florida Second District Court of Appeals unanimously overturned the settlement awarded to Akre. The Error Iceberg. Reuters Photo Fraud. The Reuters Photo Scandal A Taxonomy of Fraud A comprehensive overview of the four types of photo fraud committed by Reuters, August, 2006 The recent discovery that the Reuters news agency released a digitally manipulated photograph as an authentic image of the bombing in Beirut has drawn attention to the important topic of bias in the media.
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L’Observatoire des médias. Observatoire des Journalistes et de l'Information Médiatique. « Le Monde diplomatique » disparaît… A l’évidence, il s’agissait d’une anomalie.
Classement des aides à la presse. La ministre de la Culture Aurélie Filippetti envisage de réformer le système d’attribution des aides à la presse pour mettre en place une aide sélective.
[Observatoire français des médias] Aides à la presse : les 200 titres les plus aidés. Aides à la presse en France. Un article de Wikipédia, l'encyclopédie libre.
Le système des aides à la presse en France, inventé par Pierre Laval en 1942, a été progressivement mis en place pour tenter de favoriser un certain pluralisme du paysage médiatique, donnant ses chances aux nouveaux titres et un choix réel aux lecteurs. Is this plagiarism? A new web extension can help answer that question. Suspicious about the origins of an article you’re reading online?
A new browser extension and website, Churnalism U.S., claims to help detect plagiarism by comparing web content to Wikipedia and a database of press releases. Churnalism was built by the Sunlight Foundation, a Washington, DC-based nonprofit that aims to make government more transparent and accountable, and Media Standards Trust, a U.K. -based nonprofit that advocates for transparency in news. The organizations previously created a U.K. version of Churnalism that compares web content to articles from the U.K. national press and the BBC. Churnalism. Churnalism Search. SourceWatch. SourceWatch.org is an interactive wiki website that depends on readers like you to improve content.
If you want to help us grow SourceWatch with well documented research and become a volunteer editor, click here for more information. National Restaurant Association Excerpt from a longer SourceWatch article on the National Restaurant Association: The National Restaurant Association (NRA) is a trade association for the $600 billion  restaurant industry and has an annual revenue of over $91 million, according to its 2011 Form 990.  NRA has been a major force in keeping the federal tipped minimum wage at $2.13 for restaurant workers for 20 years. As discussed below, NRA and its member companies represent a lobbying powerhouse working against state minimum wage increases and paid sick leave for workers. With nearly 750 employees, the group represents 500,000 restaurant businesses.  Before it's News. Media Watch.