CounterSpin

CounterSpin, the weekly radio program of the media watch group FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting), provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia and ableism in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.

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Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 27m. Bisher sind 359 Folge(n) erschienen. Alle 2 Tage erscheint eine Folge dieses Podcasts.

Gesamtlänge aller Episoden: 4 days 1 hour 18 minutes

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‘The Haitian People Aren’t Looking for Foreign Powers to Impose a New System’


"We have to stand up against these calls for occupation, these calls for intervention. And we have to support the Haitian people's right to self-determination."


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Bianca Nozaki-Nasser on Anti-Asian Bias


Media's prescription of law enforcement as the primary response is called by many Asian Americans a problem presenting itself as a solution,


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Chris Bernadel on Haitian Assassination, Michael Carome on FDA Alzheimer’s Investigation


The long history of the US using state force to kill Haitians and their aspirations is sufficient and appropriate context for current events.


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William Dodge on Nestle Slave Labor, Michael Ratner on Donald Rumsfeld


Nestle's profitability relies on a chocolate supply chain that includes literal slave labor in the Ivory Coast.


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Vera Eidelman on Fourth of July Freedoms, Vivek Shandas on Addressing Climate Change


How do we protect our society from campaigns to stop people from voting or speaking or going into the street to protest things that are wrong?


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Laura Carlsen on Biden’s Central America Policy, Greg LeRoy on Texas Corporate Subsidies


The notion of real change after Donald Trump is undermined by a close look at Biden's actual immigration policy.


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 2021-06-25  27m
 
 

TV News Coverage of Southern Border Lacks Refugee Sources, Historical Context 


TV news coverage of the southern US border largely ignores the experiences and voices of those most impacted by the immigration system.


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 2021-06-19  n/a
 
 

Andrew Perez on the Filibuster


The filibuster is the crucial backdrop to any conversation about the Biden agenda, though media don't always bring that point home.


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 2021-06-18  27m
 
 

Jaisal Noor on Worker Co-Ops, Duncan Meisel on Fossil Fuel Greenwashing


In the way they balance worker health and company success, worker co-ops complicate corporate media's economic storyline.


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 2021-06-11  27m
 
 

Joseph Torres on Media & Tulsa Massacre


Journalism has been central to public reckoning with the Tulsa massacre ever since that late May night 100 years ago.


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 2021-06-04  27m