"A child's learning is the funtion more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher." James Coleman, 1972

Thursday, September 09, 2010

Challenging the Corporate Media on Education Coverage


"In Extra!, I find all the news that the Respectables find unfit to print.
It is great therapy for me; it keeps my blood pressure down and my skull from going numb."

—Studs Terkel
Extra! September 2010

Current Extra! cover Tea Party vs. U.S. Social Forum
Mass movements that matter for media—Round 2
By Julie Hollar

First, Bash the Teachers
Media find a scapegoat for educational failure
By Peter Hart

Right-Wing Tilt on Sunday Morning
The conservative records of talking-head lawmakers
By Jim Naureckas and Alyssa Figueroa

Articles only available in print:

Teach for America’s Opaque Agenda

Journalist Barbara Miner confronts a media darling
by Janine Jackson

‘A Deeper Truth Than Newspapers and Networks Are Likely to Provide’
Jonathan Kozol on media and education

‘Race to the Top’ and the Bill Gates Connection
Who gets to speak about what schools need?
by Susan Ohanian

Media’s Favorite School ‘Reformer’

D.C. Schools Chancellor Michelle Rhee
by Zein El-Amine

Right-Wing Tilt on Sunday Morning

The conservative records of talking-head lawmakers
by Alyssa Figueroa and Jim Naureckas

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