Articles by Bryce Greene

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As Bolivian Regime Delays Elections a Third Time, Media Continue to Ignore Coup
Bryce Greene | FAIR-Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - TRANSCEND Media Service, 17 Aug 2020

6 Aug 2020 – When a country’s military oust a sitting president by force, that is a military coup. Referring to it simply as a “resignation”–as in the Washington Post’s 11/10/19–fails to capture the nature of the overthrow. Describing Morales’ ouster as merely happening “amid widespread unrest” is a way of telling readers: “This sort of thing happens all the time in this part of the world. No need to look into it.”

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NYT Blames Maduro for Healthcare Horror, Downplays US Role
Bryce Greene | FAIR-Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting - TRANSCEND Media Service, 20 Apr 2020

The New York Times (10 Apr 2020) published an article describing the horrendous shape of the Venezuelan healthcare system. The piece fumbled the most important aspect of the story: how and why the system is as bad as it is. In true “manufacturing consent” fashion, it downplayed the US role in destabilizing the Venezuelan economy, and instead pointed to President Nicolás Maduro’s “authoritarianism” as the primary cause of the crisis.

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