Some control of America's information flow - the news, the stories that shape our imagination - is necessary for any political reform to succeed. Today it is owned by liberals, a hindrance for progressives and a foe of populists.
This note by FAIR gives an example of how journalists act as a pack, using language to manipulate us.
Summary: It is easy to get lost in the webs of tales about political crime and scandal that the media spin for us. Here James Bowman puts the stories about Trump in a useful larger context, so that we can better understand whatever comes next. "New directions in scandalology." By James Bowman. From his website, 31 … Continue reading James Bowman’s explains Trump’s scandalology
Summary: Here are a few of today's big stories that have gotten too little attention. At the end are suggestions about places to find interesting or useful insights not found in the mainstream news. I'm often asked what sources I use for news, and what are the big stories of the day. Here some major … Continue reading Important breaking stories with too little news coverage
Summary: Immigration is one of the big -- perhaps the biggest -- story of our time. Yet we know little about it, in part because the news media filter what we see. Only fringe sources give us glimpses of truth, albeit with their own biases. Here is one, conveying a litany of bad news. "Let … Continue reading The Gatestone Institute tells us the hidden dark stories about immigrants in Europe