Friday, June 09, 2006

MUST READ: Media Matters

Jamison Foser makes an excellent argument in her article "Media Matters" that "whatever issue you care most about, media coverage of that issue is likely a key stumbling block to real, progressive change."
"... The defining issue of our time is not the Iraq war. It is not the "global war on terror." It is not our inability (or unwillingness) to ensure that all Americans have access to affordable health care. Nor is it immigration, outsourcing, or growing income inequity. It is not education, it is not global warming, and it is not Social Security.

The defining issue of our time is the media.

What we meant by that ... was that more than any other issue, the media affect everything else...."
Read more.

Then, start to TAKE ACTION. If not us, who? If not now, when?

Thanks to Rachel Evans, Media Matters for America, for the heads up.

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