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Janine Jackson

Janine Jackson

Janine Jackson is FAIR's program director and and producer/co-host of FAIR's syndicated radio show CounterSpin. She contributes frequently to FAIR's magazine, Extra! and co-edited "The FAIR Reader: An Extra! Review of Press and Politics in the '90s" (2019).

Articles by this author

 

Jeff Bezos' Fake News in the Newspaper He Really Owns

Just as it was selling Post readers on the notion that it's lifting folks to a better life, Amazon was being cited by OSHA for a rate of serious workplace injuries nearly double that at other employers.

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With Biden's Jen Psaki at the Podium, Corporate Outlets No Longer Think Briefings Newsworthy

Obama briefings? Not news. Trump briefings? Always news. Biden briefings? Not news again.

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Absolving Trump Means Erasing the Harm Done to Millions

The call to coddle Trump—like the same outlets’ insistence that it would be mean to send bankers whose fraud derailed the economy to jail—is evidence of the total divorce between real people’s lives and experiences, and the puppets and caricatures in media’s narrative.

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Press Normalizes Trump's Lawlessness as Use of 'Tools of Presidency' to 'Broaden Appeal'

"Elite journalists are no doubt clearing their shelves for the awards they expect to win for the fearless and high-minded excoriations of the Trump presidency they will write…when it's over."

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Democracy Dies in Blah Blah Blah

The president of the country has declared himself an opponent of one person, one vote democracy. We already knew that, but he said it out loud, on the record. 

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Missed Opportunity to Recall a Day to ‘Perpetuate Peace’

Absent in media coverage of Veterans Day was discussion of the way to honor veteran.

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When Reporting on Global Crises Like the Amazon Fires, the Media Needs to Focus on Who’s Fighting Them

It doesn’t matter so much how many reports corporate media write; if the same people stay at the center of them, the story won’t change.

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