articles tagged "Media"

Mainstream Media Coverage of Ukraine Crisis

Thursday, 1 May 2014 | A Public Affair
A pro-Russian militant is interviewed by Bulgarian journalists in Slovyansk. Photograph: Scott Olson/Getty Images

Are you troubled by the ways in which the mainstream media have been framing the ongoing Ukraine crisis? Do you notice that the major press outlets have been working to shape public opinion in preparation for an increasing confrontation with Russia? Are you trying to get a better handle on what all the media surrounding the Ukraine crisis means, at least another angle? Interested in another perspective other than what you’re getting from “the News” — the stenographers of power”? more »

Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy

Thursday, 21 February 2013 | A Public Affair

On Thursday February 21st, host Allen Ruff kicked off the Pledge Drive with an in-depth interview with author and professor Bob McChesney. They discussed McChesney’s recently published book, “Digital Disconnect: How Capitalism is Turning the Internet Against Democracy.” more »

Economic Democracy Conference

Thursday, 11 October 2012 | buzz
Economic Democracy Conference

In this special pledge drive edition on Thursday October 11, Tony Castaneda spoke with Norman Stockwell, who will be speaking at and taking part in the Economic Democracy Conference, taking place in Madison this Oct 11 – 14.   This is “the first ever conference of its kind” explains Stockwell, “Madison is really…a very appropriate place to have this [conference] because Dane County… has the highest concentration of co-ops and collectives in the country. So we really have been a laboratory for economic democracy right here in Madison… probably for about 150 years.” With the growing disillusionment of the economic structures we are faced with today, the vast array of organizational structures and collectives that are …. more »

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