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LABSN Editor’s Note: I thought this take on how a news item is reported was very important. FAIR has a reputation for making news reporters think about what they write from a different point of view.
These stories are typically shared for the purposes of poor-shaming, typically under the guise of inspirational life advice. A healthy press would take these anecdotes of “can do” spirit and ask bigger questions, like why are these people forced into such absurd hardship?
LABSN Editor’s Note: This documentary moved me.
<p><a href=”https://vimeo.com/168846622″>WE LIVE THIS</a> from <a href=”https://vimeo.com/h5m”>HAYDEN 5</a> on <a href=”https://vimeo.com”>Vimeo</a>.</p>
A new short film paints a humanizing portrait of four young “showtime” performers.
John Oliver buys up $15 million in medical debt, then pays off the debt for 9,000 people in hardship
LABSN Editor’s Note: This is a very long video, but worth watching.
How Media Turned Right-Wing ‘Willing to Kill’ Extremists Into Peaceful ‘Rancher’s Rights Protesters’
LABSN editor’s note: Here’s another view on the Oregon story and how media is treating it. Having worked for a newspaper for 45 years, I totally agree with the people at FAIR and media’s slanted coverage.
FAIR is the national progressive media watchdog group, challenging corporate media bias, spin and misinformation.
LABSN editor note: This is hilarious. Have to watch the video.
Some may consider the charter school movement good for education, but it could lead to a very heterogenous society.