JEFF COHEN - Media Critic/Educator

President-Elect Biden: Time for YOU to Follow the Science (11/17/20)
"Which Opponent Do You Want in the White House?" (Interview, 11/1/20)
Earth to Presidential Debate Moderators: "I'm Burning Up" (9/24/20)
Rewrite That List of Debate Topics, Chris Wallace. And Put the Climate Crisis at No. 1. (Interview, 9/24/20)
Four Years Ago, We Warned That Trump Could Win. Now, We're Warning Again. (9/1/20, with Norman Solomon)
Democratic Leaders Have Blocked Real Healthcare Reform for Decades. Time to Give 'Em Hell. (7/28/20)
Politicians of Color Should Not Be Immune From Criticism (7/3/20)
Just Saying "Systemic Racism" Doesn't Expose Systemic Racism (6/17/20)
"My Misadventures in Corporate Media" (Interview, 6/12/20)

Jeff Cohen, media critic and lecturer, was founding director of the Park Center for Independent Media at Ithaca College, where he was an associate professor of journalism. He founded the media watch group FAIR in 1986, and cofounded the online activist group in 2011. Cohen has coproduced documentary movies, including "The Corporate Coup D'Etat" and "All Governments Lie: Truth, Deception and the Spirit of I.F. Stone." He is the author of Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media. He has been a TV commentator at CNN, Fox News and MSNBC, and was senior producer of MSNBC's Phil Donahue primetime show until it was terminated three weeks before the Iraq invasion. His columns have been published online at such websites as HuffPost, CommonDreams and Truthout--and in dozens of dailies, including USA Today, Washington Post, Los Angeles Times, Boston Globe, Atlanta Constitution, and Miami Herald.


Cable News Confidential: My Misadventures in Corporate Media

WATCH Jeff on Democracy Now! about Cable News Confidential
WATCH Jeff on The Real News Network on Democrats, Progressives and Obama

*LISTEN: "Information Wars" on corporate media (from Jackson Browne's album Looking East)

Wizards of Media Oz
Behind the Curtain of Mainstream News
w/Norman Solomon
Common Courage Press

The Way Things Aren't
Rush Limbaugh's Reign of Error
w/Steve Rendall et al, New Press

Through the Media Looking Glass
Decoding Bias and Blather in the News
w/Norman Solomon
Common Courage Press

Adventures in Medialand
Behind the News, Beyond the Pundits
w/Norman Solomon
Common Courage Press