Two recent massacres—one in Boston, the other in Colorado—shine a light on how the press operates, and how they're designed to present a very particular version of events for news consumers.
Whowhatwhy.com with some controversial takes on recent events. Are we even allowed to question the official version? The Marathon Bombing: What The Media Didn't Warn You About
With the media’s constant “coverage” of the Boston tragedy, it’s easy to think you are well- informed. But are you? Here is some perspective you probably didn’t get from your favorite mainstream outlet.
Just Asking: Media Outfoxed On Spate Of Bizarre Shootings?
Should the media line up behind a Fox News reporter facing jail time for her refusal to name sources? Of course. But they might also look into where reporters get those “scoops”—and how they shape public perceptions. Particularly in the cases of these “lone nut” shooters that have become increasingly common, leaks from law enforcement should not be taken at face value.
There's going to be a lot of finger-pointing and hand-wringing in the coming days as we begin to process the awful tragedy that unfolded early this morning in Aurora, Colorado. In particular, it seems that right-wingers are eager to point Read more...
Editor's note: Whowhatwhy.com is one of the best investigative journalism sites we have, and here's a roundup of this week's big stories:
Et Tu, Karzai? Afghanistan Violates US Iran Sanctions
by Nick Schwellenbach on Jan 30, 2013
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US Media Double Standard--on Uprisings In Syria And Uprisings In...the US
By Russ Baker on Feb 11, 2013
Why is torching a police kiosk an admirable thing in Syria but cause for consternation in the United States? Why is protest again corrupt Read more...