Jim Naureckas

Jim Naureckas is editor of EXTRA! Magazine at FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting). He is the co-author of Way Things Aren't: Rush Limbaugh's Reign of Error, and co-editor of The FAIR Reader. He is also the co-manager of FAIR's website.

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The number the Washington Post should be giving us is the amount of carbon in the Canadian tar sands. (Photo: Jiri Rezac/Greenpeace) Views
Tuesday, May 6, 2014 - 7:15am
Silly Environmentalists, Getting Upset Over a Little Pipeline
In a report on congressional debates over the Keystone XL pipeline, the Washington Post 's Paul Kane ( 4/4/14 ) opines that "the pipeline's political mythology runs
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Friday, March 21, 2014 - 8:52am
Are Charter Schools Really 'Helping Poor Children'?
Richard Cohen doesn't understand why people are so down on the rich. The Washington Post columnist ( 3/18/14 ) writes: The rich are incessantly accused of being slyly manipulative and self-serving. For instance, they support charter schools. Apparently, there is nothing worse.
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Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 11:15am
Denying the Far-Right Role in the Ukrainian Revolution
Some commentators on the Ukraine crisis seem so convinced that it must be a struggle between good guys and bad guys that they're willing to ignore evidence that there's anything problematic about their chosen side.
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Friday, November 29, 2013 - 12:28pm
Pretending a Name Is Still Secret–in the Name of the Cult of Secrecy
In retaliation for a US drone strike in Pakistan that allegedly targeted a religious school, killing six people, the Pakistani political party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf
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Friday, November 15, 2013 - 1:17pm
Attributing Weather Events to Climate Change Is the Easy Part
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Friday, September 20, 2013 - 9:08am
Is Oil Industry Funding of a Fracking Study a Problem? Let's Ask an Oil-Funded Expert
The New York Times had a report yesterday ( 9/18/13 ) on a new study in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on methane releases associated with natural gas fracking .
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Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 9:02am
UN Report Provides Information, Not 'Intelligence'
The United Nations mission to investigate allegations of chemical weapons use in Syria has released its report on the mass deaths in Ghouta on August 21, and it presents compelling evidence that the killings resulted from a deliberate attack with the nerve gas sarin.
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Friday, September 6, 2013 - 9:51am
The Strange Thing About Cluster Bombs
The New York Times has an article today ( 9/5/13 ) about a Human Rights Watch report charging Syria's government with the use of cluster bombs, a "widely prohibited weapon." Cluster bombs are munitions that release hundreds of miniature explosiv
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Monday, September 2, 2013 - 9:39am
Which Syrian Chemical Attack Account Is More Credible?
Let's compare a couple of accounts of the mass deaths apparently caused by chemical weapons in the Damascus suburb of Ghouta on August 21. One account comes from the U.S.
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Monday, July 1, 2013 - 11:24am
Chalk Another One Up to Free Speech Hypocrisy
Corporate media coverage of NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden has enjoyed the supposed irony of his reportedly seeking asylum in Ecuador, a country that U.S. journalists depict as failing to measure up to their standards of freedom.
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