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: Feb 17, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Many high-profile Trump critics are fine with Trump as long as he’s bashing Middle Eastern bad guys.

Posted on: Feb 2, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Protests and boycotts are as important as ever, despite the naysayers and critics.

Posted on: Jan 25, 2017, Source: AlterNet

Their own community is under attack, yet major outlets remain decidedly pro-police.

Posted on: Jan 8, 2017, Source: FAIR

Once again the media completely failed us on an important issue.

Posted on: Dec 11, 2016, Source: FAIR

Attempts to find “balance” between Trumpism and wholly unrelated phenomena to its left were tone deaf.

Posted on: Nov 13, 2016, Source: AlterNet

There is no law of journalism requiring the press—or Democrats—treat a far-right demagogue like just another politician.

Posted on: Nov 7, 2016, Source: AlterNet

Are comparisons really that helpful?

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.