Friday, July 31, 2009

The Art of Race Baiting

class sketch study in charcoal

Only instead of sporting tattoos and shaved heads they wear suits and look at ratings.

Trying to scare the white folk

"What happens when America's airwaves fill with hate? BILL MOYERS JOURNAL takes a tough look at the hostile industry of "Shock Jock" media with a hard-hitting examination of its effects on our nation's political discourse."

""It is appalling that less than a year after America elected the first black president, racially motivated fearmongering is allowed to stand in for substantive commentary," Media Matters

Racial Hate Group Activity on the Increase

Southern Poverty Law Center
"is internationally known for its tolerance education programs, its legal victories against white supremacists and its tracking of hate groups."

Shock Jocks Exposed


Linda Moran said...

Thank you for a much needed post and set of links.

Bill Evertson said...

These links are important examples on many levels. Taking sponsors and advertisers to task is an important step. Thanks Corrine.

Leanne Pizio said...

First, I love this drawing so much.
Second, I second Linda. This is a much needed post. I can't even write a comment about this. I get too mad.

Undaunted said...

Me too. Sorry, but I couldn't look at the links.