How Feel Good Stories Let A Broken System Off The Hook – Second Thought

We’ve all seen those “heartwarming” stories about kids with cancer selling lemonade to pay for their chemo, or janitors being gifted a car because they’ve walked ten miles to work every day for twenty years, or all the other sugar-coated dystopian failures of our capitalist system. In this episode, we’re going to talk about that.Continue reading “How Feel Good Stories Let A Broken System Off The Hook – Second Thought”

Let’s talk about how the media covers foreign policy – Beau of the Fifth Column

About a dozen OAN employees have quit in recent months as some staffers don’t believe the stories run on air, report says

The New York Times reported that about a dozen staffers have recently exited One America News. According to the report, some One America News employees are skeptical of their own network’s reporting. The network leans heavily in favor of ex-President Donald Trump and has peddled false claims. Employees of the cable network One America News doContinue reading “About a dozen OAN employees have quit in recent months as some staffers don’t believe the stories run on air, report says”

Can You Trust the Media? | Manufacturing Consent Explained – Second Thought

The term “fake news” is thrown around without much thought, but with more and more people losing faith in the media, honesty in news broadcasting is something we need to consider. In this episode, we’ll take a look at whose interests the corporate media serves, and evaluate whether we should trust mainstream news. Note fromContinue reading “Can You Trust the Media? | Manufacturing Consent Explained – Second Thought”

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