May
23
2014

FAIR TV: Chinese Spies, Western Wildfires and Meeting (Some of) America

ABC News: Spies RevealedThe TV networks went big with the accusations of Chinese economic espionage–but somehow failed to note the glaring US hypocrisy. Fires in California were also big news–but climate change was barely mentioned.

Meeting AmericaAnd NBC's Meet the Press has a new series that tries to get out of the Beltway to find the real America. But so far its vision of the country is a remarkably narrow one.

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About Janine Jackson

Program Director and Co-producer of CounterSpin
Janine Jackson is FAIR's program director and and producer/co-host of FAIR's syndicated radio show CounterSpin. She contributes frequently to FAIR's magazine, Extra! and co-edited The FAIR Reader: An Extra! Review of Press and Politics in the '90s (Westview Press). She has appeared on ABC's Nightline and CNN Headline News, among other outlets, and has testified to the Senate Communications Subcommittee on budget reauthorization for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting. Her articles have appeared in various publications, including In These Times and the UAW’s Solidarity, and in books including Civil Rights Since 1787 (New York University Press) and Stop the Next War Now: Effective Responses to Violence and Terrorism (New World Library). Jackson is a graduate of Sarah Lawrence College and has an M.A. in sociology from the New School for Social Research.