Joshua Cho

Joshua Cho

Joshua Cho is a journalist, recent graduate of Boston College, and former intern at Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting

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New York Times depiction of flooding in Valmeyer, Illinois. (Photo: Hilary Swift/New York Times) Views
Tuesday, June 11, 2019
According to NYT, 'Relentless Flooding' in Midwest Just Happens
The New York Times ’ 2,400+ word report ( 6/3/19 ) by Julie Bosman, Julie Turkewitz and Timothy Williams on the historic flooding in the Midwest—amidst the wettest 12 months ever since recording began 124 years ago—is an illustrative example of how not to do disaster coverage. Recalling the Great...
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The most egregious part of Strobel’s report is its whitewashing of Haspel’s disturbing record in the CIA by uncritically transmitting glowing endorsements by other CIA officials. (Photo: FAIR) Views
Friday, June 07, 2019
WSJ Says CIA Chief Wouldn't Do Anything 'Inappropriate'—Despite Record of Torture and Coverup
A Wall Street Journal report ( 5/25/19 ) by Warren Strobel whitewashed CIA Director Gina Haspel’s career and put a positive spin on the CIA’s insulation from public accountability with its turn towards its greatest opacity “in decades.” While one might expect CIA officials to support greater...
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Saturday, May 18, 2019
For Corporate Media, Space Belongs to Washington
Another day, another opportunity for our perpetually “behind” and “vulnerable” military/industrial/media complex to assert the need for yet another military upgrade–this time in outer space! The Wall Street Journal ( 5/10/19 ) published an excerpt from an upcoming book by CNN ’s chief national...
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Washington Post depiction (3/27/19) of a “Border at ‘Breaking Point'” Views
Friday, April 19, 2019
Outlets Denounced as ‘Enemies of People’ Still Promote Trump’s Anti-Immigrant Narratives
If you keep up with all the various xenophobic “crises” and “threats” propagated by corporate media—depicting the United States as an overwhelmed nation, besieged by teeming swarms of scheming foreigners intent on stealing jobs and seizing scarce public benefits from across the southern border—you’...
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A serious discussion about terrorism that would permit questions over whether aspects of American foreign policy can qualify as terrorism would strike at the core of the media’s own preferred ideological narrative. (Photo: FAIR) Views
Wednesday, March 13, 2019
‘What Is Terrorism?’ NYT Asks—but Offers No Answers
“What is terrorism, and who is a terrorist?” the New York Times ( 3/7/19 ) asked in a recent report on the hindering of peace negotiations between the United States government and the Taliban in Afghanistan—without suggesting any possible answers to these questions. When the headline of a story...
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"People are correct to be outraged that the American Health Care Act is estimated to cause an additional 22 million people to be uninsured by 2026, but under the Affordable Care Act right now, there are 28 million people who are priced out of health insurance markets and remain uninsured." Views
Friday, June 30, 2017
The Cynical Opposition of Some Democrats to Universal Health Care
After strong opposition from Americans concerned with the potential repeal of the Affordable Care Act and opposition from Senate Republicans forced Mitch McConnell to delay the Senate vote on the American Health Care Act, and growing support across the country for a single-payer health care system...
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