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CounterSpin: CounterSpin: Brendan deMelle, Rachel Maddow

Apr 07, 2012: 6pm - 6:30 pm
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From FAIR, hosted by Janine Jackson, Steve Rendall, and Peter Hart.

This week on CounterSpin: You've heard the gas industry PR—their ads are all over television and public radio. And the message—that gas drilling is a safe, affordable path to energy independence—is being echoed by some pundits. Anti-fracking activists sure think otherwise, and they're challenging the media-industry line. We'll talk about this with Brendan deMelle of DeSmog Blog. Also on CounterSpin today, MSNBC host Rachel Maddow has a new book taking a critical look at U.S. military power. But how critical? And what lessons can we draw about exactly what kind of critique the corporate media will allow? Author and peace activist David Swanson will join us to talk about that. From FAIR.