Skip to comments.The Media Insights of FAIR Compared with those of Leon Trotsky
Posted on 01/05/2011 11:20:45 AM PST by Nachum
Heres Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR), from the section of their website called Whats Wrong with the News?
With U.S. media outlets overwhelmingly owned by for-profit conglomerates and supported by corporate advertisers, independent journalism is compromised
The owners and managers of dominant media outlets generally share the background, worldview and income bracket of political elites.
Heres Trotsky as recounted in this 1927, pro-communist book:
In America, freedom of the press for the working class amounts to the right to buy for two cents a newspaper produced by bourgeois journalists in the interests of capitalists
Later in the same chapter, the author describes the work of the Russian Foreign Office this way:
The Foreign Office maintains that its censorship is solely in the interests of fairness and accuracy and that it never censors opinion.
All just a coincidence of course.
Nice find, thanks for sharing.
How about the communist affiliation of almost all the so-called 'journalism school' graduates of Columbia University and all of its 'competitors'.
How cany there be anything but 'compromised journalism' when they are almost all communist staffers and editors?
As far as being 'for profit', I have seen over and and over again that these entities prize their hard-left ideological purity over catering to the wishes of the market...and the PEOPLE... every time,
E.g., the subscription and financial declines is graphically illustrated by such as the New York Times, NBC/MSNBC and CNN, Newsweek, and many, many others...including our own local Minneapolis Star Tribune which ONLY will allow a fellow leftist to buy them out.
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