Who needs accountability in the journalism world when that would just get in the way of Zakaria’s important job as dancing circus poodle for warmongers, neoliberals and multinationals. In other words, those who, like Zakaria, escaped accountability for their failures (and their thieving).
New York Observer Picks Up S.H.A.M.E. Project Exposé On NPR Host Adam Davidson’s Conflicted Ties To Wall Street Sponsors
The New York Observer picked up the S.H.A.M.E. exposé on NPR host Adam Davidson last week, and came to the conclusion that S.H.A.M.E. “made a compelling case that Davidson is—if not complicitly, then inherently—conflicted.”
Adam Davidson’s Journalistic Corruption: NPR Host Boosts for Wall Street, While Taking Undisclosed Banking Money
Little attention has been given to Davidson’s corruption. His numerous financial conflicts of interest seriously undermine his claims to being a journalist, and instead reveal Davidson as a glorified product spokesman for his Wall Street sponsors.
The HuffPo Business Model: Deliberately Obliterating the Separation Between Paid Advertising and Real Reporting
HuffPo is not a news organization at all, says Huffington Post’s president and chief revenue officer. It is a “social-media company” that exists to “help our marketers beam their messages throughout the internet, across the galaxy, the internet, and the world.”
We made a few major updates to two S.H.A.M.E. profiles. Malcolm Gladwell’s profile has been updated with information about the undisclosed paid speaking gig he did for Philip Morris in 2005, as well as his attempt to dodge the fact when confronted with it by email. We also updated Gladwell’s list of known corporate speaking […]
Malcolm Gladwell praises former roommate Jeffrey Goldberg’s 2006 book Prisoners, which is about Goldberg’s experience as a prison guard at Israel’s largest detention camp for Palestinian political prisoners . . .
The S.H.A.M.E. Project had a great first month that’s exceeded our expectations—and we couldn’t have done it without help from eXiled readers like you. Already a major media figure is showing signs of cracking.
Malcolm Gladwell Contacts S.H.A.M.E., Asks Yasha Levine to Recognize “Delicious Irony” of His Pro-Tobacco Propaganda…
Last week, I got an email from Malcolm Gladwell. He told me he read the S.H.A.M.E. report I wrote about him a few weeks ago, and asked if I had time to answer a few of his questions . . .
S.H.A.M.E. Releases Profile on Jeffrey Goldberg: Prison Camp Guard, War Booster & Israeli Apartheid Apologist
Jeffrey Goldberg is a propagandist of the worst, most disastrous kind. For the past ten years-plus, he has peddled war propaganda, fronted for the military-industrial machine and played a key PR role in drumming up unfounded terrorist fears to push America into war with Iraq.
S.H.A.M.E. Profile: Freakonomics Author Steven Levitt is an Anti-Labor, Pro-Prison Neoliberal Extremist
Levitt is a dyed-in-the-wool Chicago School neoliberal who believes in the sanctity of “the market” and a small government whose function is restricted to protecting property rights.