Media Literacy/Bias

Net Neutrality tops 2006 list of censored news stories

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Fit to Print: The top censored news stories of 2005-2006

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Media soft-pedals coverage of GOP robocall deception

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Demand Coverage of GOP 'Robocall' Deception
Missing coverage of the Republican Party's November Surprise

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Mark Halperin's flip-flop at ABC News

Elections coverage 06: the media's impoverished sense of responsibility

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Midterms and the Media: Was the press fair to voters?

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NPR erases history in Nicaragua

This week in Oaxaca: truth and continuing lies

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What the government and the mass media say about the struggle in Oaxaca and the peoples truth.

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The Sexist backlash against the Dixie Chicks

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A new film asks whether the Dixie Chicks paid a higher price for speaking out against Bush because they're women.

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Air America's ABC blacklist

Why media matters for women

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From content to production to policy, media is a feminist issue in election years and beyond. Jennifer Pozner of Women in Media and News looks at why feminism needs media activism, and why media activism needs an anti-racist and anti-sexist lens.

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The media's job is to interest the public in the public interest. -John Dewey