Accuracy in Media’s Daily Links for March 27, 2012
AIM Original Video: Astro-Turf Protesters Argue the Constitutionality of Obamacare
Current-TV CEO Calls MSNBC A “Confused, Inauthentic Brand” – Current-TV CEO Joel Hyatt criticized the major cable news networks, taking specific aim at MSNBC, which targets the same liberal audience as Current, by calling the network a “confused and inauthentic brand.”
New claims cast Trayvon Martin as the aggressor – A slain Florida teenager and the neighborhood watch captain who shot and killed him exchanged words before the teen punched him in the nose and began banging the man’s head on the ground, according to the watch captain’s account of the confrontation that led to the shooting.
Justices take up heart of health care overhaul law [Video] – The Supreme Court is taking up the key question in the challenge to President Barack Obama’s historic health care overhaul: Can the government force people to carry insurance or pay a penalty?
UK lawmaker urges News Corp TV hacking claims probe – A British lawmaker is to demand that the TV watchdog probes new hacking claims against News Corp , piling more pressure on BSkyB chairman James Murdoch whose fitness to own a broadcast license is already under scrutiny.
Islamic Jihad: Hurry Up or Wait? – “The difference between the “radicals” and the “moderates” is that the radicals want to engage in genocide even while they are a minority, while the moderates want to wait until they are a majority.”