Original Air Date – 07/29/2013 on Occupy the Media Collective
Turkish courts allow destruction of #GeziPark to go forward, Cornell West calls Obama “a global George Zimmerman” due to drone policy, Brazilian military attack protesters as Pope Francis arrives, Houston follows Baltimore and San Diego County in filing suit against Bank of America, Barclays, and Citigroup for their roles in the LIBOR scandal, Hercules gas well blows out in Gulf of Mexico, London, Ontario police raid the apartment of independent journalists with The Indignants citing graffiti warrant confiscating electronic equipment and arresting three, armed guards intimidate journalist covering closing arguments of Chelsea Manning trial.
CounterSpin – Weekly round-up of the week’s news. http://www.fair.org/
Music – Corporate Welfare song by Anne Feeney
Newsboy strike, Helen Thomas dies, Alex Berkman attempts to assassinate steel magnet Henry Clay Frick.
This Week In the People’s Uprising
Protest in Egypt continue as military cracks down, Moral Mondays grow, arrests at Solidarity Sing Along in Wisconsin, PETA holds daily protests against Ringling Brothers Circus, defund the NSA action in New Orleans, Tampa Dream Defenders arrive in Tallahassee, Coalition For Justice For Trayvon Martin begins five day “Walk For Dignity”, Prisoner Hunger Striker Billy Michael Sells aka Guerro dies, ALERT! FBI informant Brandon Darby spotted at Trayvon Martin protests in Florida
EXCERPT: The Myth of the Liberal Media: The Propaganda Model of News
If you think U.S. news has a liberal bias, this assumption-shattering film from Noam Chomsky, Edward Herman, and Justin Lewis will have you thinking again.
DISCUSSION: Introduction To Media Bias
LEE CAMP: MOMENT OF CLARITY
15 Crucial Facts NEVER Heard On The Mainstream Media
EXCERPT: Anarchist kid from Charlie Chaplin’s 1957 “A King In New York”
MUSIC: Kill Your Television by Ned’s Atomic Dustbin
EXCERPT: South Park – How would you like to suck my %$#@ Mr. Garrison?
MUSIC: Mad World by Tears For Fears performed by Gary Jules