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Black, Hispanic and Ethnic media owned outlets provide a voice for everyone.

BLACK OWNED MEDIA MATTERS

Who gets to tell the story matters. Minority voices are underserved as white billionaires expand their media empires. That’s why it is so important to support independent, minority owned media channels. Ethnic news outlets to inform and engage diverse audiences on broader public issues to build a more inclusive participatory democracy. “The ethnic media sector …

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Why are right wing media billionaires attacking Gigi Sohn nomination to the FCC

Why are right wing media billionaires smearing Gigi Sohn?

Smear campaigns aren’t cheap. What’s driving the one against Gigi Sohn’s appointment to the FCC? Billionaires have a lot of power through their own media outlets to shape public influence. Influence elections. Promote politicians who will give them tax cuts. Spread conspiracy theories, racism and hate speech. The FCC regulates communications from radio, TV, satellite, …

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Republicans unveil their extremist agenda to ban abortions, cut taxes for billionaires and ignore the truth. Follow along with this free pictorial guide!

GOP Agenda – Illustrated Edition

Republicans unveil their extremist agenda to ban abortions, cut taxes for billionaires and ignore the truth. Follow the agenda with this free pictorial guide! The just released “GOP Agenda – Illustrated Edition” explains: GOP AGENDA – Illustrated Edition Highlights Endless investigations Now that Republicans have secured a House majority, what will they do with their …

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Trace Zuckerberg Trump Kavanaugh connections to see what influences decisions

How are Zuckerberg, Trump and Kavanaugh connected?

Facebook considering whether to allow Trump to return – CNN Sometimes it is hard to trace the personal relationships that might influence a decision. That’s where a network map comes in handy. Check this network map for some of the connections between Facebook, Republicans and the Supreme Court. True or false? (Answers below). Trace Zuck’s …

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Google monetizes hate with YouTube Smartchat

How Google monetizes hate with YouTube Super Chats

There’s money to be made in peddling hate. See how Google does it. Google’s motto used to be ‘Do no evil‘. That’s been abandoned in the pursuit of profits at any cost. The new Google motto (borrowing from Animal Farm) seems to be “Do no evil, unless you can make money from it“. YouTube’s Super …

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Friends don't let friends advertise on Twitter

Friends don’t let friends advertise on Twitter

“A fake tweet sparked panic at Eli Lilly and may have cost Twitter millions” – Washington Post How has Twitter become such a toxic platform for advertisers? How can hackers impersonate corporations to send out fake tweets? Should advertisers advertise on Twitter with few content controls, when it is so easy for hackers to harm …

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Don't feed the Twitter trolls by buying a Tesla

Don’t feed the Twitter trolls by buying a Tesla

Fed up with the hate speech on Twitter? Speak up with your pocket book. A car is the ultimate self-expressive benefit brand — you are what you drive. Do you want to support what Musk is doing? Support the Republican regime that’s stripping you of your freedoms? Speak up with your pocketbook. Boycotts are powerful, …

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Republican BS detector helps spot doublespeak

Republican BS Detector

Do you understand what Republicans really mean? Test yourself with this quiz. Doublespeak is language that deliberately obscures, disguises, distorts, or reverses the meaning of words. Doublespeak disguises the nature of the truth. It’s like FOX News claiming to be ‘Fair & Balanced‘ while spewing extreme right-wing talking points. Or Elon Musk claiming Twitter is a ‘public town square’ …

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Top newsletters on organizing, progressive politics and fighting disinfo

Top newsletters on organizing, progressive politics and fighting disinfo

Stay in the know with these amazing newsletters. There’s a lot happening and if you don’t move fast, you may miss it (Ferris Bueller). How can you cope with people trying to overload you with nonsense (Steve Bannon)? Stay informed with these newsletters about organizing, progressive politics, fighting disinformation and more. The Fundamentals of Organizing …

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Responsible local journalism counters corporate owned mainstream media propaganda

Responsible local journalism counters billionaire owned mainstream media propaganda

Responsible local journalism delivers useful information from the community – not what billionaires are pitching through their media outlets. Fox News stokes a constant sense of outrage among its base of viewers, largely by highlighting narratives of white resentment and threats to Christianity. This in turn forces Republican politicians to follow suit. It’s a positive …

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