Category Archives: alternative news media

A GREAT SEASON FOR PROGRESSIVES!

June 4, 2015  By Jack Jodell.     This is shaping up to be a great summer for progressives! Yesterday. of course, marked the National Day to call your Congressperson and tell them you do NOT support the President being … Continue reading

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A CLEVER NEW WAY TO HELP TAKE MONEY OUT OF POLITICS!

Mar. 11, 2015  By Jack Jodell,   “The only antidote to organized money is organized people!” – Amy Goodman – While watching  FREE SPEECH TV recently, I saw an excellent new documentary entitled PAY 2 PLAY. It decried political corruption, … Continue reading

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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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