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The unstraight scoop from NPR, Chuck Todd, NYT; Trump's everyday outrages; Female anchors fight back; AI and the election; SCOTUS social media crackdown

Media Bits and Bytes - June 18, 2019

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Byron Allen v. Comcast goes to SCOTUS; Rightist Media Power; T-Mobile-Sprint Merger; Tech Economy Brings Inequality; Media Workers Unionize; "When They See Us"; Readers Call Out NYT Warmongering

All of Donald Trump's Lies

Bill Moyers Bill Moyers and Company
Last weekend, a full page New York Times op-ed itemized, day by day, the lies Donald Trump has told since taking office. The effort deserves the Pulitzer Prize for Public Service.

NYT: Unlike Russian Wars, US Wars ‘Promote Freedom and Democracy’

Adam Johnson Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
Trump evokes America’s sins not to challenge them, but to apologize for those of the Russian president and, preemptively, his own. But to insist that the United States is, in fact, on a higher moral plane than Russia serves to legitimize our government’s crimes.

Friday Nite Videos -- February 5, 2016

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Jesus Reads Quotes From Republican Candidates. Six Responses to Bernie Sanders Skeptics. Movie 'Requiem For The American Dream.' New York Times Parody Edition. President Obama Speaks at the Islamic Society of Baltimore.

New York Times Parody Edition

Ten thousand copies of a special supplement of The New York Times created by Jewish Voice for Peace focused on Israel and Palestine.

Recommended Summer Reading: Alternative Lists

Hope Wabuke; Liberty Hardy
The New York Times and NPR recently released their summer reading recommendations. Their lists might lead you to believe that only white authors are writing books worthy of summer reading. Here are two alternative lists from The Root and Book Riot.

The New York Times Doesn’t Want You to Understand This Vladimir Putin Speech

Patrick L. Smith Salon
Putin has just delivered a speech every American deserves to hear and consider. Few will have done so for the simple reason that our media declined to tell you about the Russian leader’s presentation to an annual gathering of leaders and thinkers called the Valdai International Discussion Club, a Davos variant. Readers can now decide: What they think of the speech and what they think of the American media for not reporting it.

NY Times calls for exchange of Cuban Five and Alan Gross

New York Times Editorial Board New York Times
In an editorial published in the print edition of the New York Times, Monday, Nov. 3, 2014, in English and Spanish (appearing online the evening of Sun. Nov. 2), the Editorial Board has called for a prisoner exchange of the three remaining members of the Cuban Five for Alan Gross, who is serving a 15-year sentence in Cuba.
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