Jim Naureckas on ISIS Attacks, Janet Redman on Climate Conference Activism

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ISIS fightersThis week on CounterSpin: The Paris attacks by the group known as ISIS have dominated news outlets, but if the goal really is to prevent the recurrence of such violence, then reporting that eliminates political context can’t be the way forward. We talk about the differing ways corporate media report terrorist violence with FAIR’s own Jim Naureckas.

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Peoples Climate March, 2014 (cc photo: Stephen Melkisethian)Also on the show: In the wake of the Paris attacks, the word is that activism at the upcoming UN conference on climate change in that city may be restrained. But activism outside of these global gatherings is often the source of a clearer picture of where we stand on the problem, as opposed to where we need to be. Janet Redman, director of the Climate Policy Program at the Institute for Policy Studies, will join us to talk about that.

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As usual, we take a quick look back at the week’s press, including the New York Times‘ blood-soaked expert, David Brooks’ $120,000 vacation and police sexual assault.

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This piece was reprinted by RINF Alternative News with permission from FAIR.