Stories by Adam Johnson

Adam Johnson is a contributing analyst at FAIR and contributing writer for AlterNet. Follow him on Twitter @AdamJohnsonNYC. subscribe to Adam Johnson's feed

Posted on: Oct 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

For 10 years, the reality show "Lockup" has kept the network's ratings afloat on the weekends by exploiting prison labor.

Posted on: Sep 16, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The prison strike didn’t merit a single mention in NYT, Washington Post, NPR, CNN or MSNBC.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Hedge funder uses private foundation to fund personal police project, circumventing democratic oversight.

Posted on: Aug 31, 2016, Source: FAIR

Glamorizing a military that levels daily humiliations and violence aimed at Palestinians.

Posted on: Aug 22, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Will media pundits ever try listening to the Black Lives Matter movement?

Posted on: Aug 12, 2016, Source: AlterNet

The media should demand an ounce of proof when confronted with alleged “gang threats.”

Posted on: Aug 11, 2016, Source: AlterNet

What were they thinking?

Posted on: Jul 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Today's Carl Sagan is in league with the Pentagon.

Posted on: Jul 23, 2016, Source: FAIR

Institutional white supremacy influences the disparity.

Posted on: Jul 20, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Trump is whichever villain the media wants him to be.

Posted on: Jul 14, 2016, Source: FAIR

Here are some examples of how “copspeak” is internalized by journalists covering police violence.

Posted on: Jun 27, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Proposed legislation would create a "terrorist registry."

Posted on: Jun 18, 2016, Source: FAIR

A Washington Post video turned a computer security firm’s allegations about a DNC hack into a series of unsourced factoids.

Posted on: Jun 2, 2016, Source: FAIR

And yet they found time for ten questions about socialism and communism.

Posted on: May 3, 2016, Source: FAIR

The media seems to have confused itself with the police.

Posted on: May 2, 2016, Source: FAIR

These read like 19th century colonial dispatches.

Posted on: Apr 25, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Clinton’s super PAC is spending a bundle to counter hostile messages on social media.

Posted on: Apr 17, 2016, Source: FAIR

Certain tried-and-true trends have emerged in coverage.

Posted on: Apr 13, 2016, Source: FAIR

The problem with "Argo": Real CIA agents using film as a cover make it dangerous to work on any media project overseas.

Posted on: Mar 31, 2016, Source: AlterNet

A comparison of media mentions draws a stark contrast in coverage.