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RSS Consortium Report

  • There is no Fake News; there are only False Stories
    Election 2016 saw the rise of a new meme: “fake news.” This label was used to refer to patently untrue stories put out mainly by pop-up foreign sites looking to monetize gullible U.S. voters, and spread via Facebook and right-wing sites eager to promote the Trump campaign. Post-election, however...
  • Our Response to the New Trump Era
    Here at the Media Consortium, we thought the next president would be a neoliberal feminist; instead, we awoke on November 9 to a race-baiting, sexist president-elect with fascist tendencies, a solidly Republican Congress and what we expect will soon be a right-leaning Supreme Court. Now more than ev...
  • Mass Media Has Failed Us –Once Again
    Today’s headlines about CNN commentator Donna Brazile’s leak of debate questions to presidential candidate Hillary Clinton underscore once again the entanglement of mass media with the institutions of power. Hiding behind “balance,” CNN instead pandered to both parties. Brazile was CNN’s l...
  • #WhoCounts?
    Media Consortium Launches Who Counts? A Reporting Project Centering Immigrant Voices on Voting Rights Come to one of our events! WhoCounts Chicago: October 5 WhoCounts NewYork: October 8 WhoCounts Durham: October 14 The Media Consortium, a network of progressive independent media organizations, anno...
  • TMC Impact Awards 2016
    2016 Impact Awards Recipients “This year, what stood out for us was the sheer number of edgy, sustained, and deeply relevant pieces of investigative journalism included in the award submissions. To be perfectly honest, we were a little bit on edge ourselves in settling on our final choices, and so...