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Friday, January 9, 2015
It was a strange article on the front page of the New York Times: A top U.S. general, Michael K. Nagata, commander of American Special Operations forces in the Middle East, was admitting that the Pentagon is at war with an enemy that it doesn't understand, and has sought out expertise outside the military to help figure out what he is up against. Washington vs Daesh: Who Is Winning The War On The Islamic State (IS/ISIL?)
Friday, December 19, 2014
New York, New York: It's been nearly 40 years since what the American media called "The Fall of Saigon" and the Vietnamese referred to as the Liberation. I saw it then as the Fall of Washington.
The ghosts of Vietnam are back, thanks to two filmmakers with very different takes. The first is Rory Kennedy, Bobby Kennedy's youngest daughter. Her one-sided account has already been nominated for an Oscar. The second is Tiana... Voices From The Ghosts of Vietnam Are Being Heard Again: Which Should We Listen To?
Tuesday, September 23, 2014
The bombing has begun changing the conversation away from climate change, argues News Dissector Danny Schechter The Quick Slide From Hope to Despair As War Returns--If It Ever Went Away
Saturday, September 20, 2014
What is driving US War Policy: calculation or chaos? News Dissector Danny Schechter offers some perspectives. Body Counts Rise As Chaos Deepens: Is There A Way Out?
Wednesday, September 10, 2014
News Dissector Danny Schechter comments As 9/11 is once again being used a pretext for war. Oh, Ye Masters of War: Marking 9/11 Again With A New Dragon To Slay
Thursday, September 4, 2014
Hitler Baiting is back in Vogue.Did it every go away. It's now Putin's latest burden, writes News Dissector Danny Schechter Bring Back Adolf: Needed, A New Furor About the Führer
Thursday, August 28, 2014
It appears that president Obama is just itching to go to war against ISIS, and why not throw Assad in as well? News Dissector Danny Schechter looks at the forces pushing for the next war. Just What We Need: Another War
Thursday, August 14, 2014
Once again, a war on Iraq is escalation with shifting pretexts, fist to protect Americans and then Iraquis. News Dissector Danny Schechter puts the story in context. Back In Iraq: We Only Want To Save You
Monday, August 11, 2014
In a second part of his essay, "Israel Is Bad For The Jews." News Dissector Danny Schechter discusses the hateful response he received to his original reflections. Israel Is Bad for The Jews, Part 2
Saturday, August 9, 2014
"Whatever Israel is "winning," the Jewish People are loosing." writes News Dissector Danny Schechter Israel Gives All Jews A Bad Name
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Israel's Iron Dome Missile System Has become a metaphor for a brutal was that has nothing to do with defense, contends News Dissector Danny Schechter The Iron Dome Inside The Heads of Israel's Leaders
Thursday, July 24, 2014
Is Israel on A Suicide Mission in Gaza driven by fanaticism and self-defeating logic? News Dissector Danny Schechter on the costs and consequences behind the bloodshed. Suicidal Bombers Over Gaza In A World Coming Apart
Wednesday, July 16, 2014
Perception Management is the strategy Israel is using it its latest war on Hamas. News Dissector Danny Schechter asks the questions our media avoids. Is the Media Selling or Telling: How Perception Management Works in Israel's War on Gaza
Thursday, July 10, 2014
As The World Cup Games End, New Political Ones Resume as Brazil turns against a source of exploitation and shame. News Dissector Danny Schechter reports The World Cup Spilleth Over: As the Soccer Games End, Political Ones Begin
Thursday, July 3, 2014
As Americans celebrate July 4th, it's time to remember the July 4th oration by abolitionist, editor and activist Frederick Douglass, says News Dissector Danny Schechter. The Call to "Restore" For This and Every July 4: Frederick Douglass' Exchoes Through The Ages
Thursday, June 26, 2014
Suddenly, after years of closed bureaus and a time to move on attitude, the networks are back in Iraq.
News Dissector Danny Schechter discusses what they are missing. What The Media Misses: "The Barbarians Are At The Gates"
Thursday, June 19, 2014
What's missing in the media picture of the new fighting in Iraq? News Dissector Danny Schecher who wrote book and made films on the subject is back as the media goes back to Iraq. Back To Iraq, And Welcome To The Suicide State
Friday, June 13, 2014
News Dissector Danny Schechter writes: Two media companies born in Canada, VICE and Real News, are emerging in the US media market. One promises a progressive but locally-based news network; the other a global fusion of reality TV and news. Canada's Media Exports of the Future--Vice and Real News--Compete for Our Attention
Monday, June 9, 2014
News Dissector Danny Schechter writes, a college Reunion confronts race as alums Remember the Civil Rights Movement Far Above Cayuga Waters: Cornell Reunion Reprises Race
Friday, May 30, 2014
News Dissector Danny Schechter asks, "Where is the rebellions we usually associate with Spring?" Where IsThe American Spring: Sunshine On A Cloudy Day?
Friday, May 23, 2014
News Dissector Danny Schechter offers a "review"that goes deeper into the cryptographic craziness that Glenn Greenwald unmasks in the obsessive world of the NSA Calling George Orwell: We Need You Now
Friday, May 16, 2014
How can we stop the growing surveillance state. News Dissector Danny Schechter discusses the battle between secrecy and privacy. Can We Stop America's Surveillance State?
Friday, May 9, 2014
The financial Crisis has not gone away even as military spending becomes our economic stimulus program, argue s Danny Schechter Tanked: The Financial Crisis is Still With Us With No End In Sight
Friday, May 2, 2014
As South Africa Goes To The Polls, There is intense rancor dividing old comrades slog with a longing for the black and white days of the anti-apartheid movement. News Dissector Danny Schechter reports. When South Africa Called, We Answered: And Now?
Tuesday, April 29, 2014
Racism Has Finally Been Expunged in Sports as The owner of the LA Clippers is Crucified for what he said in private. Danny Schechter questions the spectacle. The Owner of the Clippers Must Die For Our Sins
Friday, April 25, 2014
Has the United States Just Become an Oligarchy or has there been an "iron law" of oligarchy that predates recent attention-getting studies. News Dissector Danny Schechter discusses how the rich rule. That "Iron Law" Of Oligarchy Is Back To Haunt Us
Friday, April 18, 2014
The newspaper world recognized the Snowden surveillance disclosures with Pulitzer Prizes, but all the media was not thrilled, argues Mediachannel.org editor Danny Schechter. Major Media Does NOT All Rally Behind Pulitzers for Snowden Stories
Friday, April 11, 2014
The Oscar Pistortorious circus is South A. a frica's OJ Simpson Trial. a media delight. But the countries democracy is also on trial, argues News Dissector Danny Schechter but you wouldn't know it in our press. ‘Marching on Pistorious:’ Athlete and Democracy On Trial in South Africa
Friday, April 4, 2014
Progressives are up in arms, outraged, just outraged by the latest Supreme Court Decision. But, there's more to worry about argues News Dissector Danny Schechter Beyond McCutcheon: Deeper Questions Demand Raising
Saturday, March 29, 2014
The Federal Reserve just conducted "stress tests" on major banks. Why this exercise? Is It another financial fraud. asks News Dissector Danny Schechter Stress Tested: What Are They Trying To Tell Us?
Saturday, March 22, 2014
It is significant when major editors and writers converge for a forum to challenge threats by our national surveillance state. News Dissector Danny Schechter was there. Major Media “Rallies” In New York To Urge Press Freedom From Government Spies and Protection for Sources
Friday, March 14, 2014
An Administration That Once Vowed To Fight Mortgage Fraud Has Made It Its Lowest Priority, reports the Danny Schechter, News Dissector. When The Government Compounds Crimes Rather Than Fights Them: The Case of Mortgage Fraud
Friday, March 7, 2014
The Daily Beast has sent an operative of Empire to
discredit the Russian financed TV station as another media war erupts over Ukraine coverage. Danny Schechter of Mediachannel.org reports. A Daily Beast Ideologue Tries But Fails To Slay RT
Saturday, March 1, 2014
Glenn Greenwald is under attack again and sparring with a calculated hit job. News Dissector Danny Schechter reports. Don't Mess With Glenn Greenwald
Saturday, February 22, 2014
The Olymics are A platform for Sports and Politics.
Are you NBseeing it, asks News Dissector Danny Schechter? Skiing Dowhill At The Olympics of Distraction
Friday, February 14, 2014
When We discuss eradicating poverty, we have to recognize how our media makes the Job Harder, argues News Dissector Danny Schechter Debating Poverty Eradication At The United Nations: Why Does The Media Hate The Poor?
Friday, February 7, 2014
In our media, the Olympics are about terrorism, protest and Putin--but not about their business agenda. That's what News Dissector Danny Schechter writes about. The Olympics Are Here To Stay—And To Pay
Monday, February 3, 2014
Everyone knows Pete Seeger the singer. But did you know that he first wanted to be a journalist, reports News Dissector Danny Schechter Pete Seeger Wanted To Be A Journalist
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Was it A State of the Union Or The State of Obama.
Was the "big speech" an useless exercise, asks News Dissector Danny Schechter. State of the Union Or State Of Obama?
Thursday, January 23, 2014
Dr King Spoke of The "Mountain top" as a path to the promised land, but News Dissector Danny Schechter found todays mountain tops pinnacles of power. "I HAVE BEEN TO THE MOUNTAIN TOP:" Looking Down At The World
Saturday, January 18, 2014
The Oscars Have Snubbed The Nelson Mandela Movie Just Six Weeks After He Died. News Dissector Danny Schechter explains why we should care. Open Letter To The Movie Academy Over Snub to "Mandela" Movie
Sunday, January 12, 2014
The fate of the movie, Mandela Long Walk To Freedom says a lot about the openness of Hollywood to movies about Liberation, argues News Dissector Danny Schechter The Politics of OSCAR: Is The Mandela Movie Being Dissed?
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Happy New Year to All but will 2014 be a "happy news year?" News Dissector Danny Schechter doubts because or news culture is so flawed. Happy News Year: "The News Dissector" Looks Beyond The Top Stories of the Year to Examine the News System
Monday, December 23, 2013
Why Was Mandela Hailed The World Over? News Dissector Danny Schechter discusses a global effort to keep his memory alive. The World Unites Behind Mandela: An Unreported United Message From The United Nations
Friday, December 20, 2013
The pressures are building on the NSA --From the Courts, the Press, and Inside The Government. Its sails will be trimmed argues News Dissector Danny Schechter The Snowden Saga: The NSA WILL Be Reformed!
Saturday, December 14, 2013
Nelson Mandela will be buried Sunday. Will his burial also bury his memory, asks News Dissector Danny Schechter, author of Madiba AtoZ: The Many Faces of Nelson Mandlea. Will Mandela's Burial Bury His Memory?
Thursday, December 5, 2013
As The Nelson Mandela Movie Opens Worldwide, the question is, says News Dissector Danny Schechter, what is there for us to learn? What More Is There To Learn From Nelson Mandela
Tuesday, November 26, 2013
Afghanistan Wants To US to apologize. The government won't. says News Dissector Danny Schechter but the people can. A Citizen's Apology To Afghanistan
Friday, November 22, 2013
A mega movie about Nelson Mandela opens soon. Danny Schechter wonders if a liberation strangle can make it at the box office Nelson Mandela's Like Is Coming To A Theater Near You
Friday, November 15, 2013
CBS has Now Admitted Errors in their Benghazi Report But that has not stilled the controversy. They are now being accused of fraud, writes News Dissector Danny Schechter CBS Still Under Attack, Not for Errors But FRAUD
Saturday, November 9, 2013
News Dissector Danny Schechter salutes the tenth anniversary of Free Press while discussing the fight to save journalism. The Fight To Save Journalism
Saturday, November 2, 2013
There is an arrogance and blindness at the very top of the NSA hierarchy where arrogant believers in "information dominance" play Star Trek Games, argues News Dissector Danny Schechter. Hey, Hey NSA: How Many Leaders Have You Spied On Today?
Tuesday, October 29, 2013
Why Are Former South African Freedom Fighters Being Arrested at US Airports. Mandel's prisonmate busted at JFK. Why? He's On The List. Banned In The USA: The Insecurity of Security
Wednesday, October 23, 2013
Facebook Has Removed its objections to beheading videos in its news feeds. News Dissector Danny Schechter asks: Is this progress? Is It Time For Beheadings For Breakfast?
Thursday, October 17, 2013
Who Won, Who Lost in the Shutdown Psychodrama? News Dissector Danny Schechter warns the war will go on. So What Was It All About, Really?
Tuesday, October 8, 2013
Danny Schechter was covering the conference on sustainable development that most of the media ignored to focus on what John Kerry was wearing. The Bali Conference The Media Ignored: The One About The Environbment
Wednesday, October 2, 2013
Is the shutdown really a coup, asks News Dissector Danny Schechter? Is The Shutdown Another Name For A Coup?
Sunday, September 15, 2013
This week is being marked as the 5th anniversary of the Financial Crisis and the second of Occupy. The bottom line: we are in deep doo foo, argues News Dissector Danny Schechter On the 5th Anniversary of The Panic And Second of Occupy
Sunday, September 8, 2013
As we wait for what seems like an inevitable US directed war to salve the President's ego and "credibility," we also mark the anniversary of the financial crisis. A convergence? The Covergence: War And Economic Collapse
Saturday, August 31, 2013
There are two wars going on, the war in Syria .and media war alongside it. News Dissector looks at how big media guns are lining up behind President Obama. Is The Western Media Promoting War on Syria? Are All The Facts in? Does It Matter?
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