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The Corporate News Media at Work

The New York Times building, 2012. (Ermell, CC BY-SA 4.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Jonathan Cook / Consortium News When all we have to rely on in understanding our relationship to the news media is the media’s self-proclaimed assessment of its own role, maybe it is no surprise that most of us assume the West’s “free press” is […]

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The Media Kept Assange Behind Bars

The Guardian building in London, 2012. (Bryantbob, CC BY-SA 3.0, Wikimedia Commons) By Jonathan Cook / Declassified UK It is only right that we all take a moment to celebrate the victory of Julian Assange’s release from 14 years of detention, in varying forms, to be united, finally, with his wife and children – two boys […]