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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Saturday, October 12, 2019
Major Media Bury Groundbreaking Studies of Pentagon's Massive Carbon Bootprint
In 2010, Project Censored found that the "U.S. military is responsible for the most egregious and widespread pollution of the planet, yet this information and accompanying documentation goes almost entirely unreported."
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Header from the Kushner "peace plan." Views
Tuesday, October 01, 2019
In Media Newspeak, a 'Peace Plan' for Israel/Palestine Is Anything US Proposes
Prior to the elections in Israel/Palestine in September—marred by blatant racism posturing as the “democratic process,” with millions of Palestinians living under varying degrees of Israeli rule unable to vote due to their ethnicity—Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu generated headlines for...
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Not only do corporate media credulously assume that the US has always been interested in peace, conveniently forgetting that the US rejected offers from the Taliban to hand Osama bin Laden over and surrender soon after the invasion. (Photo: US Marine Corps/Sgt. Mark Fayloga) Views
Thursday, September 12, 2019
On 18th Anniversary of 9/11, Media Worry About ‘Premature’ End to Afghan War
On the 18th anniversary of the September 11 attacks, the illegal US occupation of Afghanistan continues as the longest overseas war in American history. Although President Donald Trump recently declared that peace negotiations over the withdrawal of US troops with the Taliban are “dead,” reportedly...
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Monday, September 09, 2019
Biden Invokes Dead Family Members Against Medicare for All and Corporate Media Plays Along
Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden last month released a new Iowa TV ad called “ Personal ,” which recounts the former vice president’s personal tragedy of losing his wife and daughter to a car crash, and the subsequent loss of his son Beau Biden from brain cancer. Biden presented his...
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US Representatives Ayanna Pressley (D-MA) speaks as, Ilhan Abdullahi Omar (D-MN)(L), Rashida Tlaib (D-MI) (2R), and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) hold a press conference, to address remarks made by US President Donald Trump earlier in the day, at the US Capitol in Washington, DC on July 15, 2019. - President Donald Trump stepped up his attacks on four progressive Democratic congresswomen, saying if they're not happy in the United States "they can leave." (Photo: Brendan Smialowski / AFP Views
Wednesday, August 21, 2019
Corporate Media Filled With Nameless Voices Attacking Progressive Democrats
The Democratic Party establishment wants you to know that they’re not afraid of primary challenges from the Justice Democrats—a progressive political action committee that runs progressive candidates who reject campaign funding from the ultra-rich and corporations. But when the establishment...
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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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