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The untold story of Jeffrey Goldberg & Meir Kahane, Brooklyn's bin Laden

On August 15, 2012, in West Jerusalem, a small group of Palestinian teenagers was attacked by a mob of Israeli youths. The New York Times described it as an “attempted lynching.” The Israelis, who had apparently planned on lynching someone that night, set their sights on a couple of Palestinian kids hanging out at a busy city square, chased one of them down and then beat him until his heart had stopped. His name was Jamal Julani, a 17-year-old resident of East Jerusalem. He only survived because a medical student happened to be on the scene and was able to resuscitate him in time. The beating took place in full view of hundreds of people, who stood by and watched without intervening. According to an eye witness in account in The Jerusalem Post, ”People who tried to resuscitate the Arab were mocked by the crowd of Jewish youths.” (more…)

Posted on: October 28th, 2012 | Comments (16)

Recovered History: How Wall Street-Funded Self Help Propaganda Greased the Real Estate Bubble

I was passing through the Mojave Desert and by chance stopped by a local thrift store in Joshua Tree. I’m glad I did, because I spotted a book that I just had to own. At $0.50, it was priced to sell….

Posted on: October 19th, 2012 | Comments (56)

Do Your Part: Help SHAME the Media Establishment

Ever since our launch just a few months ago, the SHAME Project has been running like a buzz saw through the media establishment . . . it just needs support from readers and fans like you to keep up the pace. Can you help?

Posted on: October 8th, 2012 | Comments (11)

Megan McArdle’s Fake Full Disclosures: What the Daily Beast Correspondent Doesn’t Want You To Know About Her Koch Work

There have only been a handful of instances over the years when Megan McArdle felt compelled to issue a “full disclosure” about her journalism conflicts of interest. And every time, these “full disclosures” have been used as smokescreens to give readers the false impression that McArdle was being up-front about her conflicted relationships.

Posted on: October 1st, 2012 | Comments (29)

Barry Ritholtz Calls S.H.A.M.E.’s Expose of Megan McArdle “One of the Most Brutal Takedowns I Have Ever Seen” and “Absolutely Must Read Material”

This past Friday, S.H.A.M.E. Project’s expose of Megan McArdle got a shout out from financial blogger/commentator Barry Ritholtz, who called our profile of the Newsweek/Daily Beast hack “one of the most brutal takedowns I have ever seen.” Ritholtz—author of the excellent…

Posted on: September 24th, 2012 | Comments (23)

The Daily Beast’s Megan McArdle: A Covert Republican Party Activist Trained By the Billionaire Koch Brothers

S.H.A.M.E. just published a brand new shill profile. Its latest subject: Megan McArdle, who was just hired on this September as Newsweek/The Daily Beast’s “special correspondent on economics, business and public policy.” In case you’re wondering, yes, that’s her in the image…

Posted on: September 19th, 2012 | Comments (34)

Freakonomics Author Steven Levitt: Enemy of Chicago School Teachers

On Monday, September 10, the Chicago Teachers Union—the oldest teachers union in America—went on strike. Teachers are striking for better pay, smaller class sizes and more job security. They are striking against school privatizations, teaching to standardized testing and the general…

Posted on: September 12th, 2012 | Comments (52)

HuffPo America: From Arianna Huffington’s Unpaid Massage Therapists to Obama’s Bridge to Work Program

This article is cross-posted from In These Times Since its inception, the Huffington Post has relied heavily on unpaid bloggers. Huffington Post co-founder Ken Lerer said in 2007 that a key part of the plan of the website was to…

Posted on: September 3rd, 2012 | Comments (14)

Media Bum Fights: Iraq War Liar Jeffrey Goldberg Accuses Iraq War Cheerleader Fareed Zakaria of Plagiarizing Him, Too…

As we previously reported, Fareed Zakaria was reinstated by CNN/Time magazine to his post of corporate lackey. But at least one of Zakaria’s colleagues is not happy about it. About a week ago, Iraq War liar/Palestinian prison camp guard Jeffrey Goldberg…

Posted on: August 21st, 2012 | Comments (2)

Watch: Mark Ames and Yasha Levine Talk To RT’s Kristine Frazao About S.H.A.M.E.’s Expose of NPR Host Adam Davidson

Earlier today, eXiled editors Mark Ames and Yasha Levine talked to RT’s Kristine Frazao about the S.H.A.M.E. Project’s recent expose of NPR host and New York Times columnist Adam Davidson. Watch the segment below:

Posted on: August 20th, 2012 | Comments (25)

SHAME BLOG: TIME & CNN Restore Fareed Zakaria’s Most Favored Corporate Lackey Status

Who needs accountability in the journalism world when that would just get in the way of Zakaria’s important job: Being a dancing circus poodle for warmongers, neoliberals and multinationals. In other words, those who, like Zakaria, escaped accountability for their failures (and their thieving).

Posted on: August 17th, 2012 | Comments (23)

New York Observer Picks Up S.H.A.M.E. Project Exposé On NPR Host Adam Davidson’s Conflicted Ties To Wall Street Sponsors

In case you missed it: The New York Observer picked up the S.H.A.M.E. exposé on NPR host Adam Davidson last week, and came to the conclusion that S.H.A.M.E. “made a compelling case that Davidson is—if not complicitly, then inherently—conflicted.”

Posted on: August 15th, 2012 | Comments (16)

Adam Davidson’s Journalistic Corruption: NPR Host Boosts for Wall Street, While Taking Undisclosed Banking Money

While Adam Davidson has recently come under increasing scrutiny for using his NPR platform to promote the narrow interests of the super-wealthy in this country, little attention has thus far been given to Davidson’s corruption—his numerous financial conflicts of interest that seriously undermine his claims to being a journalist, and instead reveal Davidson as a glorified product spokesman for his Wall Street sponsors.

Posted on: August 10th, 2012 | Comments (4)

NPR’s “Planet Money” Mired In Adam Davidson’s World of Corruption

Over the years, Davidson has whitewashed the occupation of Iraq, praised sweatshop labor, attacked the idea of regulating Wall Street and argued for “squeezing the middle class”–all while taking undisclosed money from banking interests.

Posted on: August 7th, 2012 | Comments (26)

The HuffPo Business Model: Deliberately Obliterating the Separation Between Paid Advertising and Real Reporting

HuffPo is not a news organization at all, says Huffington Post’s president and chief revenue officer. It is a “social-media company” that exists to “help our marketers beam their messages throughout the internet, across the galaxy, the internet, and the world.”

Posted on: July 20th, 2012 | Comments (30)

Mutual Hack-Scratching: Malcolm Gladwell and Jeffrey Goldberg

Malcolm Gladwell on his former roommate Jeffrey Goldberg’s 2006 book Prisoners, which is about Goldberg’s experience as a prison guard at Ktzi’ot, Israel’s largest detention camp for Palestinian political prisoners: “Goldberg has . . . found some hope in the rubble of the Middle East . . . “

Posted on: July 13th, 2012 | Comments (25)

S.H.A.M.E. Project – First Month Review

The S.H.A.M.E. Project had a great first month that’s exceeded our expectations—and we couldn’t have done it without help from eXiled readers like you. Already a major media figure is showing signs of cracking…

Posted on: June 27th, 2012 | Comments (43)

S.H.A.M.E. REPORT: Malcolm Gladwell Contacts S.H.A.M.E., Asks Yasha Levine to Recognize “Delicious Irony” of His Pro-Tobacco Propaganda…

Last week, I got an email from Malcolm Gladwell. He told me he read the S.H.A.M.E. report I wrote about him a few weeks ago, and asked if I had time to answer a few of his questions . . . Well, well. What an unexpected surprise!

Posted on: June 24th, 2012 | Comments (63)

S.H.A.M.E. Releases Profile on Jeffrey Goldberg: Prison Camp Guard, War Booster & Israeli Apartheid Apologist

The latest S.H.A.M.E. Profile demonstrates, Jeffrey Goldberg is a propagandist of the worst, most disastrous kind. For the past ten years-plus, he has peddled blatantly false war propaganda…

Posted on: June 18th, 2012 | Comments (31)

S.H.A.M.E. Profile: Freakonomics Author Steven Levitt Is An Anti-Labor, Pro-Prison Milton Friedman Extremist

Steven Levitt is a dyed-in-the-wool Chicago School neoliberal who believes in the sanctity of “the market” and a small government whose function is restricted mostly to protecting property rights. He has used “objective” economic research and mainstream credibility as cover, while attacking teachers’ unions, advocating for the privatization of prison labor . . .

Posted on: June 8th, 2012 | Comments (60)

Malcolm Gladwell Unmasked: A Look Into the Life & Work of America’s Most Successful Propagandist

Gladwell has shilled for Big Tobacco, Pharma and defended Enron-style financial fraud, all while earning hundreds of thousands of dollars as a corporate speaker…

Posted on: June 6th, 2012 | Comments (34)