Leid-Stories

Leid Stories – 03.16.15

Mayhem, Murder, Madness, Money and Media Myopia

Leid Stories takes a look at a few major stories that illustrate how U.S. news outlets willingly toe ideological, political and racial lines in their coverage, and how this in turn shapes and controls our views of the world and our place in it.

Media literacy is a regular feature of Leid Stories.

Mark Riley Show

The Mark Riley Show – 03.11.15

RIP Cardinal Egan, Windell Middlebrooks, the Lite Beer guy, and NY Times reporter Claude Sitton Top Stories Democrats deplore Republican letter to Tehran on nuke talks. What else are they supposed to do, embrace it? This is no doubt one of the dumbest things I’ve ever seen a group of lawmakers do. What were they thinking? Does their hate of …

Netanyahu

The Mark Riley Show – 03.04.15

In Congress, Netanyahu faults bad deal on Iran Nuclear program. Or…..Bibi goes to Washington. Aside from what the president said, which was that the Israeli PM’s speech contained nothing new, you might want to ask yourself what his actual solution is. A nation that has nukes (but won’t admit it) wants no negotiations at all to stop another country from getting them. Remember, Bibi said Iran was days away from the bomb more than 20 years ago…