The establishment media's bias towards maintaining the status quo, or finding excuses for it, has to be challenged. Alex Bainbridge urges you to help Green Left continue to provide a platform for activists challenging injustices.
Exaggerated coverage of Anthony Albanese’s supposed day one “gaffe” in this election campaign, including by the ABC, help disguise the lack of difference between the two parties and tips the scales towards the Coalition, argues Alex Bainbridge.
The mass media plays a big role in reinforcing prejudices and limiting capacity for independent thought, argues William Briggs. It is happy to condemn Russia's war on Ukraine, as it should, but it downplays US and NATO's meddling and provocations.
More and more, people own less and less when it comes to digital technology. Aleks Wansbrough looks at how the privatisation of communication technologies has serious social consequences.
While Kevin Rudd’s petition for a “strong” and “diverse” news media has proved to be very popular, Alex Bainbridge suggests a royal commission won't solve the fundamental problem.
This election win for the Establishment is the expected result that comes from “manufacturing consent” through the use of propaganda in some covert media campaigns.
We must take control back over our narrative or forever be silenced. We must not allow ourselves to be directed by corporate media monopolies. Because their fundamental nature is to be self-serving, which is completely at odds with democracy.
Corporate media outlets in Australia and internationally are overwhelmingly campaigning in support of the United States’ regime change push in Venezuela. This is another reason to support Green Left Weekly.
Much has been made in the corporate media of a humanitarian crisis on Venezuela’s borders having been caused by a flood of refugees leaving the country.
Here, Joe Emersberger takes down a recent example of the kind of crude propaganda that the corporate media has been running in its campaign against Venezuela.