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Ari Paul

Ari Paul is a New York-based journalist who has reported for the Nation, the Guardian, the Forward, the Brooklyn Rail, Vice News, In These Times, Jacobin and many other outlets.  Follow him on Twitter: @aripaul

 

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AP Firing Shows Right-Wing Hypocrisy, Illusion of 'Objectivity'

"Beyond the censorious power of the right, there's something else in corporate journalism's culture to blame here, and that is its obsession with 'objectivity'."

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Conservative Jewish Journalists Use False Claims of Censorship to Try to Silence Critics

The fact is that while the Jewish right claims they are being silenced or vilified in the media by the left, the Jewish right and its allies have levied harsh criticism toward liberal Jews and have in some cases attempted to deplatform them.

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Jobs Report Coverage Lacked Context, Worker Perspective

Why is it such a bad thing that workers have increased economic options in the pandemic, putting them in a better bargaining position?

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Right-Wing Judges Want to Overturn a Legal Precedent Preserving Free Speech

Without the protection of the "actual malice" standard in libel suits, political and business leaders, with their bottomless legal war chests, can simply use the threat of litigation to throw a chilling shroud over journalists and political activists.

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Murdoch Paper Gives Away the Game: Cuomo Is on Their Side

Although the media tend to view the Cuomo scandals as a Democratic problem, the political and economic stakes here involve an aggressively center-right executive against a liberal legislature.

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Guardian's Firing of Nathan Robinson Over Israel Joke Highlights Paper's Rightward Drift

"What this shows is that even at the Guardian, the editors want to very tightly police what writers say on Israel/Palestine."

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The Fawning Coverage of Psaki’s Performance Suggests Some in the Press Have Forgotten That Spin Doctors Are Not on Your Side

For all the calm Psaki is bringing into the White House press room after a four-year circus, as State Department spokesperson it was her job to justify the most imperial aspects of the Obama administration’s foreign policy.

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Ritchie Torres Rejects AOC's Squad Because He Is Much More at Home With the Democratic Establishment

The media should be honest about that, rather than making him out to be an iconoclast that he isn’t.

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