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Justice in Tulsa?

District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler earlier this week told the World he doesn’t know what more the family could have done to avoid the tragedy.

Prosecutors had attempted to keep 61-year-old Majors in jail as he awaited trial on a host of charges including aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and protective order violation. Those charges stem from a September 2015 case in which Majors is accused of running down Haifa Jabara — Khalid Jabara’s mother — with his car on a neighborhood street.

Despite prosecutors calling him a “substantial risk to the public,” and a protective order remaining in place against him, Majors was released on bond after eight months in jail. When he was released in May, he returned home next door to the Jabara family.

Dear Cody Cain: What About the Fourth Estate?

Blogging on HuffPost and Salon Cain says that Trump has rattled our foundation and begs the question of whether the: People Can Be Trusted with Democracy. http://www.huffingtonpost.com/cody-cain/trump-rattles-our-foundat_b_9368482.html?utm_hp_ref=politics What about the media? The media has trounced on Bernie Sanders from day one and given Trump two for one in terms of coverage for every dollar he’s […]

JOURNALISM’S REAL HEROS AREN’T DRAWING OFFENSIVE CARTOONS

Two reminders: Reporters Without Borders (RSF) is appalled to learn that the body of Anabel Flores Salazar, a crime reporter for the El Sol de Orizaba newspaper, was found on the Cuacnopalan-Oaxaca road in Puebla state on 9 Feb 16, a day after the 32-year-old mother was abducted from her home in neighbouring Veracruz state. […]

Donald Trump is to Bernie Sanders as Archie Bunker is to Jon Stewart

Elite media often blur distinctions between right-wing populism and progressive populism — as though there’s not all that much difference between appealing to xenophobia and racism on the one hand and appealing for social justice and humanistic solidarity on the other.

Press Freedom in the UK, Right Laws for the Right Reasons

The British press has a world-envied tradition of first-class investigatory journalism, of asking difficult questions, of seeing past the spin to hold the powerful to account. Let’s hope they uphold that proud tradition as they report on the battle to save the HRA in coming months.

The Never Ending Stream of Refugees

Citizens of numerous European nations have divided in two camps: Pro or Against refugees. The middle ground has a hard time getting any press.

Senator Bernie Sanders: History-Making Grassroots Support

Question of Media Black Out? Is the Democratic National Committee trying to undermine the presidential campaign of Vermont Senator Bernie Sanders? That’s the charge Sanders’ team is making amid a dust-up over a breach of voter information. On Friday, the DNC suspended Sanders’ access to a critical database after finding his staffers improperly viewed front-runner Hillary Clinton’s […]

WHO OWNS MEDIA AND EDUCATION?

Here’s an addition to their litany with kudos to the huffpost media watch team for reporting that matters.

Islamophobic Media Coverage Is Out Of Control. It Needs To Stop! By Gabriel Arana

The Arabic word Islam simply means ‘submission’, and derives from a word meaning ‘peace’.

A Media Renaissance — South Of the Border By Michael Shaw

Mexico is a destination for art directors, copywriters, media buyers, account executives and the panoply of photographers, filmmakers, and international clients—the entire roadshow of creative personalities and business professionals.