CounterSpin

CounterSpin is the weekly radio program of FAIR, the national progressive media watch group.

https://fair.org/counterspin/

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Chip Gibbons on FBI vs. 1st Amendment


The ability of citizens to speak out against injustice is a living, vital tool; interference in political expression by the state cuts democracy off at the root.


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Gregory Shupak on Iran Assassination, Brett Hartl on Biodiversity Loss


The overt saber-rattling may be slowing now, but is that any thanks to media? Does it even mean an end to violence?


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Alex Lawson on Social Security & Disability, Audrey Sasson on Antisemitism


The Trump administration is pushing a rule change to take Social Security benefits out of the reach of millions of people with disabilities. Never mind that it's already hard to qualify, never mind that cutting benefits for many disabled people means t...


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Best of CounterSpin 2019


We try to bring you voices you might not hear elsewhere: activists, researchers, reporters and teachers, who can illuminate what big media are getting wrong—or missing entirely—why it matters, and what we can do about it.


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Marjorie Cohn, Dorothee Benz on Impeachment


Corporate media have failed big time, presenting a critical story about asymmetrical power as a kinda boring, "both sides," depends-who-you-believe Beltway story. And then claiming it's the public that's not interested.


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Sharon Lerner on Plastic Recycling


Corporations like Coca-Cola, Nestlé and Altria are eager to persuade the public that recycling is an adequate response to the devastating environmental impact of plastic waste, of which they are fixing to create a great deal more.


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 2019-12-13  28m
 
 

Julie Hollar on Election 2020 Coverage


Election Focus 2020: Voters are looking for substantive reporting on candidates' public records. But as we record the show, the major election story seems to be about Joe Biden's leg hair.


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 2019-12-06  28m
 
 

Wayne Barrett on Rudy Giuliani, Melissa Goodman on the PATRIOT Act


Much of media's story around Giuliani was about how cool and effective he was on September 11, 2001. And much of that story is myth.


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 2019-11-29  28m
 
 

Michael Edison Hayden on Stephen Miller, Mallory McMaster on Katie Hill


Calls are coming in for the resignation of Trump policy advisor Stephen Miller, after leaked emails show him promoting white nationalist books and ideas to the far-right outlet Breitbart.


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 2019-11-22  28m
 
 

Alex Main on Bolivia Coup


Media are celebrating the extra-legal pushout of Bolivia's first indigenous president, and welcoming the self-declared leadership of a legislator who has tweeted that she "dream[s] of a Bolivia free of satanic indigenous rites."


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 2019-11-15  28m
 
 
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