THE UNPRECEDENTED AND ILLEGAL CAMPAIGN TO ELIMINATE JULIAN ASSANGE

THE UNPRECEDENTED AND ILLEGAL CAMPAIGN TO ELIMINATE JULIAN ASSANGE

OVER THE 17 DAYS of Julian Assange’s extradition hearing in London, prosecutors succeeded in proving both crimes and conspiracy. The culprit, however, was not Assange. Instead, the lawbreakers and conspirators turned out to be the British and American...

As Schools Reopen, Teachers and Staff Aren’t Being Consulted

As Schools Reopen, Teachers and Staff Aren’t Being Consulted

Pressure is mounting on local and national officials to get kids back into schools, even as the COVID-19 pandemic shows no signs of abating. In Minnesota, the Republican-controlled state senate has refused to provide enough resources for schools to...

TEXAS VOTER SUPPRESSION TACTICS RECALL THE JIM CROW ERA

TEXAS VOTER SUPPRESSION TACTICS RECALL THE JIM CROW ERA

PAM JOHNSON GASKIN learned early last week that the election administrator in Fort Bend County, Texas, had decided to add four locations where voters can hand-deliver their absentee ballots, several of which were going to be outside to minimize voters’ chances of...

Student Work

“Home is Here” Documentary by PCIM Intern Julien Sobel

“Home is Here” Documentary by PCIM Intern Julien Sobel

“Home is Here” explores the life of Dolores, an undocumented farmworker in Upstate New York, as she talks about her experiences, her struggles, and the work she is doing to help others in situations similar to hers.  The 26-minute documentary broadcasted...

Internship: Madison Fernandez at The Ithaca Voice

Internship: Madison Fernandez at The Ithaca Voice

Madison Fernandez '21 (Journalism) has been working with The Ithaca Voice, where she's been pitching and writing lots of stories—around 40 her first month. Her favorites covered the new Odyssey Bookstore, where she conducted her first socially-distanced in-person...

The Indy Brief

Antitrust and Amazon

Antitrust and Amazon

October 9, 2020 The Park Center for Independent Media circulates the Indy Brief, a weekly selection of news stories from journalism outlets operating outside traditional corporate systems and news organizations.   The Headlines Our Stories SAVE THE DATE:...

Diagnosis and Debate

Diagnosis and Debate

  October 2, 2020 The Park Center for Independent Media circulates the Indy Brief, a weekly selection of news stories from journalism outlets operating outside traditional corporate systems and news organizations.   The Headlines Our Stories “There Was...

PCIM Exclusives

Facebook Tuned its Algorithm to Hinder Progressive Outlets

Facebook Tuned its Algorithm to Hinder Progressive Outlets

In late 2017, Facebook executives were briefed on major changes to the platform’s News Feed—the code that determines which of innumerable posts appear when a user views Facebook. The changes would reduce how much news people saw, and therefore decrease outlets’...

“There Was No Debate”—Trump & Biden in Indy Media

“There Was No Debate”—Trump & Biden in Indy Media

By Jeremy Lovelett   Tuesday’s presidential debate disintegrated into bitter chaos after a handful of minutes. President Donald Trump fostered fear and lies about violence and voting, often trampling past his time allotment to pepper insults at former Vice...

Interview: Faisal Devji on Globalized Antiracist Protests

Interview: Faisal Devji on Globalized Antiracist Protests

Faisal Devji, a distinguished scholar and historian at Oxford University, joined PCIM director Raza Rumi to discuss how the global scope of the recent Black Lives Matter protests is raising possibilities for a new global politics. Devji’s historical insights place...

Interview: Bill Fletcher Jr. on Protests against Racism

Interview: Bill Fletcher Jr. on Protests against Racism

Longtime activist and writer Bill Fletcher Jr. speaks to PCIM Director Raza Rumi about the ongoing protests in the wake of George Floyd’s murder. Fletcher says a variety of pressures exploded into a spontaneous, multiracial uprising rife with demands against not only...

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Facebook Tuned its Algorithm to Hinder Progressive Outlets

Facebook Tuned its Algorithm to Hinder Progressive Outlets

In late 2017, Facebook executives were briefed on major changes to the platform’s News Feed—the code that determines which of innumerable posts appear when a user views Facebook. The changes would reduce how much news people saw, and therefore decrease outlets’...

PCIM To Host the 2020 Izzy Award Ceremony on Oct. 28

PCIM To Host the 2020 Izzy Award Ceremony on Oct. 28

The Park Center for Independent Media will host the 12th Izzy Award ceremony on October 28 at 6:00 p.m. Named after I. F. “Izzy” Stone, the legendary 20th century journalist, this award recognizes outstanding achievement in independent media—journalism...

“There Was No Debate”—Trump & Biden in Indy Media

“There Was No Debate”—Trump & Biden in Indy Media

By Jeremy Lovelett   Tuesday’s presidential debate disintegrated into bitter chaos after a handful of minutes. President Donald Trump fostered fear and lies about violence and voting, often trampling past his time allotment to pepper insults at former Vice...

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