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Julie Hollar: How Much Less Newsworthy Are Civilians in Other Conflicts?

A lot less, particularly when they’re victims of the US

Julie Hollar: Biden’s Multi-Billion Afghan Theft Gets Scant Mention on TV News

Despite their wailing about the Taliban’s impact on Afghan women’s futures, few in US TV news seem concerned about those same women facing starvation as a result of US policy

Julie Hollar: Media Forget Afghan Plight as US Sanctions Drive Mass Famine Risk

Four months later, as those same citizens have been plunged into a humanitarian crisis due in no small part to US sanctions, where is the outrage?

Julie Hollar: Media Rediscover Afghan Women Only When US Leaves

For more than 20 years, US corporate media could have listened seriously to Afghan women and their concerns, bringing attention to their own efforts to improve their situation

Julie Hollar: How Not to Cover Critical Race Theory

“When we start dictating what can be taught, what can be said, and what is unsayable, we are well, well down the road towards an authoritarian regime.”

Julie Hollar: Pushing Consumers to Amazon Is Baked In to NYT’s Business Model

It’s not an Amazon ad—it’s a message from the Times, encouraging readers to sign up for alerts telling them the best ways to spend their money on Amazon‘s biggest marketing day of the year

Julie Hollar: What Is ‘Moderate’ About Opposing a Minimum Wage Backed by 3/5ths of Voters?

In corporate media, it seems, the minority view that opposes a living wage can also be the “moderate” one—so long as it’s “pragmatically” courting business interests

Julie Hollar: ‘Media Sources in the Democratic Party Tend to Be More Right-Wing’

Interview on post-election media

Julie Hollar: Corporate Media Equate Sanders to Trump

Because for Them, Sanders Is the Bigger Threat

Julie Hollar: Media Turn Support for Public Schools Into Opposition to Children of Color

It’s a classic charter (and voucher) argument that manages to paint the policy as having only the best interests of the poor at heart, even as it promotes inequality by offering access to a few lifeboats rather than repairing the ship

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