What’s The Matter With Media?
October 11, 2019 9:44 AM Subscribe
Forty-three new women came forward to describe assault and harassment by Trump. Newspapers ignored them. (Media Matters) Many mainstream news pundits have extravagant salaries, some are actual multimillionaires. Should they have to disclosure this when covering topics that impact their Wealth? (Baffler) “It’s no secret that historically, the struggles, victories, and concerns of the working class have rarely gotten the serious attention they deserve in our mainstream media. Instead, we are bombarded by reminders of the world that sits on top of ours and belongs to none of us: stories about celebrities, corporate America, and the exploits of the super-rich; squabbles between wealthy politicians; and an economy that is “booming” only for shareholders.” (The Nation ) Meanwhile, Twitter tips the scale toward incumbents by refusing the validate serious primary challengers (The Intercept)
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