The fourth-term representative from Hawaii released a video vaguely accusing the media and the Democratic Party of conspiring against her.
--- Robert Koehler is an award-winning, Chicago-based journalist and nationally syndicated writer. Contact him at koehlercw
The Hillary story I have yet to see is the one that explains how any woman could have possibly gained the political clout she has, without being the person she is. Anything less would have made the glass ceiling impenetrable.
Circus-like media attention is good for ratings, for advertising revenues, for circulation and for Mr. Trump. It enables Mr. Trump to spin--with ever-increasing brilliance--the myth of his invincible persona.
Pozner has been on the frontlines of media activism and analysis for over two decades. She has appeared on television to discuss media equity, penned op-eds and articles, and is the author of Reality Bites Back: The Troubling Truth about Guilty Pleasure TV.
Unfortunately for the corporate media elites, the people are beginning to wake up. The people are beginning to see through the lies and talking points meant to dissuade their enthusiasm for a once-in-a-lifetime progressive candidate.
A document published by the Public Relations Society of America, discovered by DeSmog, reveals that from the onset of its public relations campaign, the oil industry courted mainstream media reporters to help it sell the idea of lifting the ban on crude oil exports to the American public and policymakers.
Jeb Bush joked that Donald Trump was the paper's mystery buyer.
The Bernie Sanders campaign has received a grand total of eight minutes of coverage -- one-fifth of Bush's time, or one-tenth of Clinton's time (one-twentieth, if you count the scandal coverage). Bernie got roughly the same amount of time as Chris Christie (polling below four percent).
Saddled with a corporate media that marches in lockstep with the government, elected officials who dance to the tune of their corporate benefactors, and a court system that serves to maintain order rather than mete out justice, Americans often feel as if they have no voice and no recourse when it comes to holding government officials accountable and combatting rampant corruption and injustice.