Category Archives: alternative news media

SOMETHING TO CHERISH: FREE SPEECH TV!

Sept. 7, 2013  By Jack Jodell.  Those who have followed this blog know how justifiably critical I have been of mainstream, network TV. It has never failed to insult our intelligence by presenting, almost exclusively, shows with a pro-corporate bias … Continue reading

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FREE SPEECH TV FOR YOU AND ME!

July 21, 2013  By Jack Jodell. As those who have followed this blog for some time are well aware, I have justifiably berated our pathetic and childish mainstream media for many years. Their shallowness, repetitiveness, and propensity for featuring sensationalism and … Continue reading

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SOBERING THANKSGIVING THOUGHTS FOR ALL!

November 22, 2012  By Jack Jodell HAPPY THANKSGIVING, EVERYONE! This year, as you are enjoying the companionship of family and friends, and are sitting down to an exquisite meal of delicious turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, squash, green beans, carrots, jello, cranberries, pumpkin … Continue reading

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AN ANALYSIS OF TV NEWS – FROM 1958 (PART III)!

Aug. 14, 2012  By Jack Jodell Here is the third and final part of a truly visionary speech delivered to the Radio and Television News Directors Association by the late, great, iconic Edward R. Murrow.on October 15, 1058. I have … Continue reading

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HEROES OF AMERICAN JOURNALISM (Part One)!”

June 19, 2012  By Jack Jodell With the rise of that horrible phenomenon in recent years known as the corporate media, we in the United States have been getting an ever-increasing slant of pro-corporate, incomplete news.  In an era of … Continue reading

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FOR THOSE WHO SEEK TRUTH IN NEWS!

  By Gwendolyn H. Barry of A NEW GLOBAL MYTH (http://newglobalmyth.blogspot.com/ and Jack Jodell of THE SATURDAY AFTERNOON POST (http://jackjodell53.wordpress.com/), Feb. 2, 2012   This is a joint post by both authors which also appears at both of the above websites … Continue reading

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2011 YEAR-END MUSINGS

By Jack Jodell, Dec. 27, 2011 _________________________________________________ JUST A REMINDER: We are in the closing days of LINK TV’s year-end fundraiser to provide us with commercial-free, corporate-free programming, and they are very near their goal. If you are truly sick … Continue reading

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OCCUPY WALL STREET TOGETHER!

By Jack Jodell, Sept. 29, 2011 I hereby join my brothers and sisters over at ROUNDTREE7 blog (http://www.roundtree7.com/) as well as like-minded individuals currently protesting corporate greed in New York City and all across the planet, in the call to OCCUPY WALL … Continue reading

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