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CounterSpin, the weekly radio program of the media watch group FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting), provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia and ableism in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.

CounterSpin Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting

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CounterSpin, the weekly radio program of the media watch group FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting), provides a critical examination of the major stories every week, and exposes what the mainstream media might have missed in their own coverage. CounterSpin exposes and highlights biased and inaccurate news; censored stories; sexism, racism, homophobia, transphobia and ableism in the news; the power of corporate influence; gaffes and goofs by leading TV pundits; TV news’ narrow political spectrum; attacks on free speech; and more.

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    Electric utilities have disconnected US households more than 4 million times since the beginning of Covid, preceding the Ukraine War.

    • 27 min
    Independent Media Need You to Get the Word Out on Social Media

    Independent Media Need You to Get the Word Out on Social Media

    Engaging with posts on social media is a meaningful way of supporting journalism organizations you are sympathetic to.

    Michael Mechanic on Underfunding the IRS

    Michael Mechanic on Underfunding the IRS

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    • 27 min
    Maurice Carney on Patrice Lumumba

    Maurice Carney on Patrice Lumumba

    Lumumba's assassination, judging by attention, has no lessons for US citizens or the press corps about the past, the present or the future.

    • 27 min
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    David Sirota on Accountability Journalism

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    • 27 min
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    Paul Hudson on Airline Meltdown, Melissa Crow on Asylum Policy

    There's an unarticulated underpinning to elite media conversation that as a consumer, you don't have anything called a "right."

    • 27 min

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