A report just exposed how establishment media pushed Tory 2019 election lies

A campaign group has released a report. It details the extent of the Conservative Party’s use of “disinformation” during the 2019 general election campaign. The detail is staggering. But so far, the report has barely made a ripple in the media; probably because the establishment press is implicated in it. Defending the truth Truth Defence …
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The mainstream media shows its usual racial bias around Covid policing

You will have probably seen the recent news headlines about two women, Jessica Allen and Eliza Moore, who were surrounded by Derbyshire police when going for a walk just ten minutes’ drive from their homes. The pair were told that they were breaching coronavirus lockdown rules, and were each fined £200: Derbyshire police sent seven …
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The media barely remembered to tell you that NHS staff are still fighting for better pay

In November 2020, 14 health unions representing 1.3 million NHS workers came together to campaign for a pay rise. Unions in support of the demands include the British Association of Occupational Therapists, College of Podiatry, Federation of Clinical Scientists and UNISON. Coronavirus (Covid-19) cases are surging and the UK’s official Covid death toll has passed …
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A Brexit petition to protect bees just blew up on social media

A petition to do with post-Brexit changes in the UK has blown up on Twitter, and a phrase from it was trending on Sunday 10 January. “Stop the UK” was across people’s timelines. But “stop the UK” from what, you may ask? “Stop the UK” from… trending on Twitter? On 10 January, the phrase “Stop …
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Juan González: Mainstream Media Has Missed the Real Story About Latinx Voter Turnout

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: This is Democracy Now!, democracynow.org, The Quarantine Report. I’m Amy Goodman. We continue to look at this year’s historic election. We turn now to Democracy Now! co-host Juan González, professor at Rutgers University. He looks at how the corporate media …
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Juan González: Mainstream Media Has Missed the Real Story About Latinx Voter Turnout

About 160 million voters cast ballots in this election, setting a new record, and President-elect Joe Biden’s lead in the popular vote has jumped to over 6 million. Much of the increased turnout was powered by people of color, while the total number of votes cast by white Americans barely increased from the last presidential …
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As 2020 Sets Grim Record for Trans Killings, Advocates Call for Holistic & Uplifting Media Coverage

At least 37 transgender and gender nonconforming people were violently killed in 2020, making it the deadliest year for trans and gender nonconforming people on record, according to a new Human Rights Campaign report. Of those killed, 22 were Black, and seven were Latinx. More than 200 trans and gender nonconforming people have lost their …
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As 2020 Sets Grim Record for Trans Killings, Advocates Call for Holistic & Uplifting Media Coverage

At least 37 transgender and gender nonconforming people were violently killed in 2020, making it the deadliest year for trans and gender nonconforming people on record, according to a new Human Rights Campaign report. Of those killed, 22 were Black, and seven were Latinx. More than 200 trans and gender nonconforming people have lost their …
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Juan González: Mainstream Media Has Missed the Real Story About Latinx Voter Turnout

This is a rush transcript. Copy may not be in its final form. AMY GOODMAN: President-elect Joe Biden’s lead in the popular vote has jumped to over 5 million as President Trump continues to refuse to concede. About 160 million voters cast ballots. This is a new record. Much of the increased turnout was powered …
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Juan González: Mainstream Media Has Missed the Real Story About Latinx Voter Turnout

About 160 million voters cast ballots in this election, setting a new record, and President-elect Joe Biden’s lead in the popular vote has jumped to over 5 million. Much of the increased turnout was powered by people of color, while the total number of votes cast by white Americans barely increased from the last presidential …
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