David Kotz on Ukraine, Anya Schiffrin on ‘Global Muckraking’

This week on CounterSpin: As the fighting continues in eastern Ukraine, Russia’s President Putin has proposed a peace plan, and NATO is meeting to discuss Ukraine, among other things. What are the prospects for peace, and how is the press doing in helping us understand the events in Ukraine? We’ll talk with University of Massachusetts professor David Kotz.

globalmuckAlso this week: Is this a golden age for investigative journalism? Anya Schiffrin has edited a new collection of global muckracking, and she sees some good news for journalism. She’ll join us to explain.


–“The Fall and Rise of Investigative Journalism,” by Anya Schiffrin (TomDispatch8/26/14)

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