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OBAMA – WIPING THE SLATE CLEAN

Appearance And Reality In The Relaunch Of Brand America In 1997, the British media filled with talk of “historic” change. Blair’s victory that year “bursts open the door to a British transformation,” the Independent declared.
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CHILDREN IN THE CROSSHAIRS

Media Silent On Evidence Of Israeli Targeting Of Youngsters On the afternoon of Thursday 28 February, 2008, a group of Palestinian boys were playing football on some open ground near their homes in the Gaza
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PROPPING UP PROPAGANDA

IRAQ, CLIMATE AND THE CORPORATE MEDIA’S FEAR OF THE PUBLIC Since starting Media Lens in 2001, we have learned that corporate journalists are very often ill-equipped, or disinclined, to debate vital issues with members of
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INTELLECTUAL CLEANSING: PART 3

In Part 1 of this alert, we noted how journalists who threaten their employers’ interests – and the interests of their key political and corporate allies – tend to be unceremoniously dumped. We also described
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INTELLECTUAL CLEANSING: PART 2

Former Guardian and Observer Journalist Jonathan Cook Responds In response to Part 1 of this alert, the former Guardian and Observer journalist, Jonathan Cook, emailed us: “I woke up after four hours sleep my head
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INTELLECTUAL CLEANSING: PART 1

Keeping The Media Safe For Big Business Martin Tierney is one of a tiny number of mainstream journalists willing to review our book, ‘Guardians of Power’. In June 2006, he published an accurate outline of