6:30 PM Pacific Time: Sundays
CounterSpin provides a critical examination of the each week’s major news stories, and exposes what the mainstream media may have missed in their own coverage. Combines lively discussion and thoughtful critique. Produced by the national media watch group FAIR (Fairness and Accuracy In Reporting).
Adele Stan & Elliot Mincberg on John G. Roberts As we record this show, his nomination is only one day old, yet the Washington Post has already reported Democrats "increasingly resigned to the notion that they cannot stop" the appointment of John Roberts to the US Supreme Court. Those expecting some sort of enlightening debate … Continued
Rosa Brooks on Judith Miller, Patrice O’Neill on The Fire Next Time This week on CounterSpin: New York Times reporter Judith Miller, whose faulty reporting helped the White House take the country to war in Iraq in 2003, has became a sort of First Amendment martyr when she was jailed for refusing to divulge sources … Continued