Posts Tagged: American Media

The Real Fake News


In 2017, newscaster cameos may be the only fact-fiction crossovers for which people have no difficulty keeping the two concepts apart. ...more

Fidel Castro: The Playboy Comandante


The comandante produced ideological fantasies on a mass scale within the context of the Cold War which led to an exotic, sexy, and happy vision of Cuba. ...more

Choosing Stories: On Partisanship, the Media, & American Ideology in 2016


What kind of change do I want, and what does fighting for it look like, today? ...more

He Doth Protest Too Much


I’ve begun to question my place in society, my place in a country that wants me to remain silent. Mostly, I question my choice to remain silent. ...more

Drug Violence and the Lacking American Media Response


The recent massacre at a casino in Monterrey, Mexico marks the pinnacle of drug war-related violence.

The response to this tragic episode by the American media reveal the frailties of our news coverage—this story was seriously lacking the attention it deserved across many of our media outlets, a silence that unfortunately dictates a scarcity of American tweets.