Albion Monitor /Commentary

Press Pursues Clinton's Private, Not Public, Deception

by Jeff Cohen As long as Clinton furthered pro-establishment, pro-corporate policies -- involving jobs, poverty, even life and death -- Washington journalists didn't seem overly concerned about the President's public honesty; indeed, the pattern of selective zeal debunks the stale myth of the "liberal media"

RIP Fred Friendly: Journalism's Champion

by Randolph T. Holhut TV journalist always believed television news was in danger "of being twisted into an electronic carnival, in which show-biz wizardry and values obscure the line between entertainment and news"

And Now... Whitewash-ington Week in Review

by Norman Solomon Scene from a news talkshow: "If I can interject: Absolutely -- well said; at least, it's hard to disagree"

TIME Magazine Rewrites History

by Norman Solomon TIME's tribute to founder Henry Luce is a sanitized history, omitting less pleasant facts

The Art of the Massacre

by Alexander Cockburn "Calley was one of several officers on the ground, there were a hundred men in the village and a couple of hundred outside, and the massacre took four hours, 7:30 to 11:30. This was an operation, not an aberration"

The Weapons in our President's Palace

by Alexander Cockburn The U.S. has a long history of researching, stockpiling, and using lethal biological weapons

In Defense of Silyaye aheace

by Dan Hamburg Former Congressman writes from Ward Valley, where protesters have occupied the site where the state of California wants to construct a "low-level" nuclear dump

The 1998 Lefty Academy Awards

by Lawrence Levi Industrial polluters, international drug cartels, a scummy Donald Trump-like real estate developer, Senator Alfonse D'Amato, boxing promoter Don King -- all in cahoots with Satan. Finally, a movie that tells it like it is


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