Stories by Rory O'Connor

Filmmaker and journalist Rory O'Connor is now completing AlterNet’s first-ever book, which is on the subject of right-wing radio talkers like O’Reilly, and will be available early in 2008. O'Connor also writes the Media Is A Plural blog. subscribe to Rory O'Connor's feed

Posted on: Oct 10, 2013, Source: AlterNet

A filmmaker's father came to believe the extreme right-wing lies of Rush Limbaugh and other conservative media mavens.

Posted on: Oct 16, 2012, Source: Media Is A Plural

Data-mining techniques used by large corporations to find out about you have emerged as powerful weapons in the battle for the American presidency.

Posted on: Apr 23, 2012, Source: City Lights

In his new book "Friends, Followers and the Future," Rory O'Connor explains how social media helps us form broader connections and stay aware of opposing views.

Posted on: Sep 21, 2009, Source:

The most alarming thing about the spoofy newspaper was that the news within it came from a spooky — but official — NYC report.

Posted on: Mar 6, 2009, Source: AlterNet

Veteran Democratic political operative James Carville concurred, saying forthrightly, "It's great for us, great for him, great for the press.”"

Posted on: Aug 20, 2008, Source: AlterNet

Plus: read the article that got O'Reilly all worked up.

Posted on: Dec 21, 2007, Source: Media Is Plural

A glaring factual error was apparently edited out of the transcript in an attempt to spare top executives embarrassment.