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  • University of Virginia associate dean sues Rolling Stone magazine for debunked gang rape story

    05/12/2015 12:25:56 PM PDT · by dware · 11 replies
    Fox News ^ | 05.12.2015 | AP via Fox News
    RICHMOND, Va. – A University of Virginia associate dean is seeking more than $7.5 million from Rolling Stone magazine in a defamation lawsuit stemming from a debunked account of an alleged gang rape on campus. The suit was filed Tuesday by Nicole Eramo, who is the top administrator dealing with sexual assaults at the Charlottesville school.
  • Brian of Arabia: Brian Williams Also Fibbed About Arab Spring

    04/25/2015 9:10:12 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 15 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | April 25, 2015 | P.J. Gladnick
    NO ROOM SERVICE! That was actually the greatest danger facing Brian Williams as he reported about the Arab Spring protests at Tahrir Square in Cairo, Egypt in February 2011. Williams shortly afterwards told Jon Stewart on the Daily Show (45 second mark of video below) that he made eye contact with the man on the lead horse of a pro-government group on horseback and camels whipping the protesters. Unfortunately for the viability of Brian Williams' fib, the New York Times reported yesterday he was actually reporting in relative safety from a balcony near Tahrir Square.
  • NBC News finds Brian Williams embellished at least 11 times (MASSIVE internal investigation)

    04/25/2015 9:59:13 AM PDT · by Libloather · 38 replies
    Washington Post via MSN ^ | 4/25/15 | Paul Farhi
    A months-long internal investigation of Brian Williams by NBC News has turned up 11 instances in which the anchorman publicly embellished details of his reporting exploits, according to a person familiar with details of the probe. NBC undertook the examination of Williams’ statement after he apologized in early February for saying on “NBC Nightly News” that a military helicopter in which he was traveling at the start of the Iraq War had been damaged by rocket fire. His account was challenged by soldiers who were on the flight, leading to a furor that prompted NBC to suspend Williams for six...
  • New York Times Kicks off NRA Convention Coverage with Massive Lie

    04/10/2015 3:48:44 PM PDT · by OttawaFreeper · 6 replies
    National Review Online ^ | April 10, 2015 9:35 AM | Charles C.W. Cooke
    The NRA Convention starts today, in Nashville, Tennessee. And so, rather predictably, the New York Times has started its day by lying about it.
  • Brian Williams thought brain tumor may be behind tall tales, report says

    04/07/2015 7:17:08 AM PDT · by kingattax · 43 replies
    Embattled news anchor Brian Williams couldn’t bring himself to admit he lied about coming under fire on a chopper in Iraq — so he instead wondered aloud if he had a brain tumor, a new report claims. Several NBC News insiders told Vanity Fair that the fact-challenged Williams — who was suspended without pay for six months from his “Nightly News” gig — had trouble explaining what had happened. “(He said,) ‘Did something happen to (my) head? Maybe I had a brain tumor, or something in my head,’” a source told the magazine in its upcoming piece. “He just didn’t...
  • 23 Republicans at Selma despite media claims of zero

    03/08/2015 5:24:29 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 48 replies
    Yesterday, the media and leftists kept whining about there being zero Republicans at Selma for the anniversary march. As is typical for the media and leftist progressives, there were actually 23 Republicans in attendance yesterday. Even George W. Bush, the devil to the media and the left was at the march, though you wouldn’t know it if you saw today’s New York Times with George Bush and Laura Bush cropped out of their photo.
  • Walker Would End Campus Rape Reports (Another Liberal's head explodes!)

    02/27/2015 2:37:47 PM PST · by Cincinatus' Wife · 13 replies
    The Daily Beast ^ | February 27, 2015
    Neatly hidden in his new budget that slashes hundreds of millions of dollars from the public university system, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker has proposed that universities no longer be required to report the number of sexual assaults on campus to the Department of Justice. It also includes language to, “Delete the requirement that any person employed at an institution who witnesses a sexual assault on campus or receives a report from a student enrolled in the institution that the student has been sexually assaulted report the assault to the dean of students.” No explanation for the deletions is given.
  • Truth-Telling and the News Media [Former TV Journalist Gives a Christian Perspective]

    02/14/2015 3:47:34 PM PST · by SoFloFreeper · 3 replies
    Ligonier ^ | 2/13/15 | Lee Webb
    Truth-Telling and the News Media from Lee Webb Feb 13, 2015 Category: Articles NBC announced Tuesday that it suspended its lead news anchor Brian Williams for six months without pay. Network brass concluded that Williams embellished his experiences covering stories over the years; most notably that he was in a U.S. Army helicopter that was hit by enemy fire during the Iraq War in 2003.I’ve taken more than a passing interest in the story since I share a couple of things in common with Mr. Williams. First, before coming to Ligonier Ministries, I spent nineteen years in a position similar to his,...
  • The space-time continuum called The News

    02/10/2015 7:17:52 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 23 replies
    Jon Rappoport's Blog ^ | February 10, 2015 | Jon Rappoport
    The space-time continuum called The News by Jon Rappoport February 10, 2015 http://www.nomorefakenews.com “The news isn’t a just a thing, a person, a message. It’s a hallucination pretending to be real, as if a dreamer has suddenly risen and broken through the surface of the ocean, and now he can see the shore and the glittering buildings…and when he reaches the beach, he can walk into the city and actually watch very important people doing very important things all around him…and that’s supposed to be the up-to-the-minute news. But actually, it’s the reverse. The news is the dream, not the...
  • How do I get a blog referral published here?

    01/26/2015 8:51:02 AM PST · by Reverend Saltine · 139 replies
    How does one get a blog posted here?
  • US First Lady Praised for Style, Warmth in China

    03/23/2014 7:29:07 AM PDT · by Oldeconomybuyer · 36 replies
    ABC News ^ | March 23, 2014 | By DIDI TANG and LOUISE WATT
    ... Mrs. Obama has been photographed at famous spots including the Forbidden City and Great. She has won compliments for her elegant clothing and her interactions with ordinary people. She visited part of the Great Wall in the northern Beijing suburbs. There, the first lady and her daughters walked a stretch of the wall that looks out to a massive rock inscription on a hillside that reads in Chinese: "Loyal to Chairman Mao." T-shirts of President Barack Obama in a Mao hat that are common at Beijing tourist sites were absent from souvenir stalls Sunday, although at least one vendor...
  • Katty Kay: 'Amazing How Quickly We Are Starting to See the Obamacare Story Change its Tone'

    02/14/2014 5:17:51 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 22 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    You know this is the story the liberal media is dying to tell: Obamacare--The Triumphant Comeback! So like the dove returning to the Ark, there was the BBC's Katty Kay, guest-hosting today for Mika Brzezinski on Morning Joe, first to proclaim the good news. Based on the latest enrollment numbers, Kay enthused "amazing how quickly we are starting to see the obamacare story change its tone." Really? Tell us, Katty: of the people who have enrolled in Obamacare, how many have actually paid their premiums? And what percentage were healthy young people, needed to avoid an actuarial disaster? Take your...
  • AR-15: Anti-Gun Narrative Blows Up In Face of CNN, Daily News [ Shotgun used not AR15 ]

    09/17/2013 10:12:15 AM PDT · by NoLibZone · 74 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | Sept 17 2013 | John Nolte
    The FBI has just confirmed that a shotgun and two pistols were recovered, and that the "gunman was NOT armed with [an] AR-15."
  • Syrian Woman Rips Into McCain At Town Hall For His Support For Bombing Syria 9 5 2013

    09/05/2013 8:58:30 PM PDT · by hcmama · 42 replies
    Youtube ^ | September 5, 2013
    You can watch it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8x_vusWz33c
  • GOP Rep. Yoho doesn’t have courage of his Birther convictions (Bashir: Arpaio "an idiot")

    09/05/2013 6:55:51 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 9 replies
    MSNBC ^ | September 5, 2013 | Martin Bashir
    The Washington Post’s Jonathan Capehart and The Huffington Post’s Ryan Grim discuss why Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Florida, will admit his Birtherism to voters, but not on-camera... (video transcript) Bashir @1:44: I'd have more respect for these guys if they actually had the courage of their disgusting convictions...a man who thinks it's impressive to join an idiot like Sheriff Joe Arpaio? Ryan Grim @2:10: This is what you get when you have representative democracy tilted by Gerrymandering...because there are, you know, millions of people out there who don't think that the president is legitimate...think he was born in Africa or Asia...
  • USCIS Scrubs Webpage Confirming Native-Born And Natural-Born Are Separate Subsets Of Citizen.

    09/05/2013 10:36:52 AM PDT · by Cold Case Posse Supporter · 56 replies
    U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services ^ | 9-5-2013 | Cold Case Posse Supporter
    Back on April 2, 2013 I posted a thread titled 'Listen Up: Here Is Proof Native-Born Citizens And Natural-Born Citizens Are Separate'. In that thread I provided a link to the U.S. Citizenship And Immigration Services website page that stated the following: The Immigration and Naturalization Service: “Interpretation 324.2 Reacquisition of citizenship lost by marriage.” Interpretation 324.2(a)(7): “(7) Restoration of citizenship is prospective . Restoration to citizenship under any one of the three statutes is not regarded as having erased the period of alienage that immediately preceded it. The words “shall be deemed to be a citizen of the United...
  • Birtherism, cont.: Florida Rep. Yoho isn’t sure Obama is American ("No comment" to Chris Matthews)

    09/04/2013 10:37:07 PM PDT · by Seizethecarp · 28 replies
    MSNBC ^ | September 4, 2013 | Aliyah Frumin
    Matthews...asked if Yoho questioned Obama’s legitimacy. Yoho said “No. He’s been under enough scrutiny. We need to move on from that,” and even pointed to a recent town hall meeting in which the president’s birth certificate came up. Matthews asked Yoho: “So you accept the fact that he’s a born American,” to which the Sunshine State pol said “no comment.” “No comment?” Matthew said. “In other words, you question the president’s legitimacy.” When pressed further, Yoho said “I haven’t studied it enough to spend the time on it to come back with an intelligent answer, so I will not respond.”...
  • natural born Citizens: Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal, Ted Cruz

    09/03/2013 10:18:04 AM PDT · by Lakeshark · 351 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 9/3/13 | William Jacobson
    Article II, Section 1, of the Constitution provides, in pertinent part: No Person except a natural born Citizen, or a Citizen of the United States, at the time of the Adoption of this Constitution, shall be eligible to the Office of President; neither shall any person be eligible to that Office who shall not have attained to the Age of thirty five Years, and been fourteen Years a Resident within the United States.**snip**This political season, the eligibilities of Marco Rubio, Bobby Jindal and Ted Cruz are the subject of debate. As much as we want certainty, the term “natural born...
  • BBC News uses 'Iraq photo to illustrate Syrian massacre'

    09/02/2013 8:00:29 AM PDT · by Timber Rattler · 23 replies
    The Telegraph ^ | September 2, 2013 | Hannah Furness
    Photographer Marco di Lauro said he nearly “fell off his chair” when he saw the image being used, and said he was “astonished” at the failure of the corporation to check their sources. The picture, which was actually taken on March 27, 2003, shows a young Iraqi child jumping over dozens of white body bags containing skeletons found in a desert south of Baghdad. It was posted on the BBC news website today under the heading “Syria massacre in Houla condemned as outrage grows”.
  • LA Times claims Democrats led passage of Civil Rights Act; Larry Elder rebuts

    08/30/2013 9:21:42 AM PDT · by shove_it · 20 replies
    Twitchy/Drudge ^ | 30 Aug 2013
    As Newsbusters reported, the Los Angeles Times is claiming that Democrats led the way for the Civil Rights Act of 1964. Talk show host Larry Elder sets the record straight: `snip~ According to the article linked by Elder above, Only 64 percent of Democrats in Congress voted for the 1964 Civil Rights Act (153 for, 91 against in the House; and 46 for, 21 against in the Senate). But 80 percent of Republicans (136 for, 35 against in the House; and 27 for, 6 against in the Senate) voted for the 1964 Act. Wikipedia, which has been known on occasion...
  • Update: Fmr CNN Producer Exposes Multiple Obama Birth Certificates; Alabama Supreme Court

    08/28/2013 10:41:04 AM PDT · by Cold Case Posse Supporter · 86 replies
    Obama Release Your Records ^ | 8-28-2013 | Kevin Powell
    Make no mistake, if you or I robbed a bank would we keep the money if caught? In a word, NO! For CNN to say it is a “moot point” whether or not Barack Hussein Obama AKA Barry Soetoro / Soebarkah is eligible to hold the Office of the United States Presidency is a travesty to the nation! CNN is fully aware that an official law enforcement investigation spanning more than 23 months by the duly authorized Cold Case Posse for the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Department in Arizona led by the Constitutionally elected Sheriff Joe Arpaio has determined that the...
  • CATO Institute & Daily Caller Declares Foreign-Born Persons Eligible To Be President

    08/27/2013 2:27:12 PM PDT · by Cold Case Posse Supporter · 215 replies
    Obama Release Your Records ^ | 8-27-2013 | llya Shapiro
    As we head into a potential government shutdown over the funding of Obamacare, the iconoclastic junior senator from Texas — love him or hate him — continues to stride across the national stage. With his presidential aspirations as big as everything in his home state, by now many know what has never been a secret: Ted Cruz was born in Canada. But does that mean that Cruz’s presidential ambitions are gummed up with maple syrup or stuck in snowdrifts altogether different from those plaguing the Iowa caucuses? Are the birthers now hoist on their own petards, having been unable to...
  • Lou Dobbs Rips Media Birther Bias: (Asks) Why'd It Take Obama So Long To Release Birth Certificate?

    08/22/2013 1:00:19 PM PDT · by Cold Case Posse Supporter · 12 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8-22-2013 | Lou Dobbs
    Must See TV: Fox News' Lou Dobbs Defends Birthers; Why'd It Take Obama Years To Release Birth Certificate - See more at: http://obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com/2013/08/lou-dobbs-rips-media-birther-bias.html#sthash.DRpXM6U7.dpuf
  • Fox News' Bret Baier: Dual Citizens Can't Be President (Finally They Get It Right!)

    08/22/2013 11:52:50 AM PDT · by Cold Case Posse Supporter · 169 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8-21-2103
    TEAM OBAMA FLASHBACK: “When Barack Obama Jr. was born on Aug. 4,1961, in Honolulu, Kenya was a British colony, still part of the United Kingdom’s dwindling empire. As a Kenyan native, Barack Obama Sr. was a British subject whose citizenship status was governed by The British Nationality Act of 1948. That same act governed the status of Obama Sr.‘s children. Since Sen. Obama has neither renounced his U.S. citizenship nor sworn an oath of allegiance to Kenya, his Kenyan citizenship automatically expired on Aug. 4, 1982.” - Obama's Fight the Smears and Factheck.org. - See more at: http://obamareleaseyourrecords.blogspot.com/2013/08/bret-baier-reports-obama-cruz-not-eligible.html#idc-container
  • Congressman Steve Stockman Questions Obama Birth Certificate; Foreign Student?

    08/20/2013 1:39:34 PM PDT · by Cold Case Posse Supporter · 57 replies
    WASHINGTON – To hear Rep. Steve Stockman, R-Texas, describe it, the difference between President Obama and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas – on the question of their eligibility for the highest office in the land – may be a case of comparing apples and oranges. ~ The congressman said with Cruz, it is a legal question of whether he is eligible to serve as president – whereas the issue with Obama is not really about where he was born, but whether his documentation is authentic. ~ Obama, on the other hand, is the subject of Stockman’s proposed legislation calling for a...
  • Jake Tapper: Obama learned extent of Egypt violence Thursday morning

    08/15/2013 11:59:44 AM PDT · by don-o · 54 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | August 15, 2013 | ASHE SCHOW
    CNN host Jake Tapper said President Obama's decision to speak about the violence in Egypt on Thursday came after a phone call that morning where he was informed about the severity of the situation. Tapper said the news came from a senior White House official, who said Obama was briefed on the situation by National Security Adviser Susan Rice on Wednesday. Apparently, the woman who had blamed the September 11, 2012, attack on Benghazi on a Youtube video did not fully inform the president during his vacation about the violence taking place in Egypt. "But this morning, the president had...
  • CNN Goes Birther On Ted Cruz: After 4 Years They Mention Natural Born Citizen. (Deceptive Report)

    08/14/2013 11:33:42 AM PDT · by Cold Case Posse Supporter · 31 replies
    This CNN news report by Wolf Blitzer is very deceptive. The investigative reporter Athena Jones lies in the video by stating Ted Cruz said personally he is eligible to be president. For the record, Ted Cruz has never admitted he is eligible to be president. Ted Cruz has never admitted he is a natural born Citizen. Ted Cruz has only admitted he is a U.S. Citizen since his mother is a U.S. Citizen. This report and many recent other reports on Cruz is meant to obfuscate facts and confuse the public. It is about traction being gained on revealing the...
  • AFTERBURNER w/ BILL WHITTLE: The Lynching

    07/22/2013 10:10:41 AM PDT · by ladyL · 9 replies
    http://www.youtube.com ^ | Published on Jul 19, 2013 | PJ Media
    Here is proof to all Americans that the Media has LIED about the Zimmerman trial. These facts were not brought out about Trayvon and should have been. They provide a motive for why Trayvon beat Zimmerman. The Media LIES and this needs to go viral to prove it. Do you think George Zimmerman was a racist out to kill poor little Trayvon? Watch this. This needs to go viral and get to every household in America. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebu6Yvzs4Ls&feature=youtu.be
  • The Attempted Lynching of George Zimmerman

    07/20/2013 12:15:40 PM PDT · by Dick Bachert · 41 replies
    PJTV ^ | 7/19/2013 | Bill Whittle
    Bill Whittle doesn't just hit this one out of the park, he's hit this one so hard that, 24 hours later, it still hasn't landed!!! If you want to know the TRUTH about the attempted Zimmerman LYNCHING, please watch this and help make it go viral. This 10 minute video peels back the rot at the core of the efforts by obozo and holder to foment increased racial tension here for the purposes of their own sick agenda! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ebu6Yvzs4Ls&feature=youtu.be
  • ABC, CBS media linked to the Obama administration, NBC link uncovered today

    06/02/2013 2:55:27 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 54 replies
    GOP The Daily Dose ^ | 6/1/2013 | CHRISTOPHER COLLINS
    Richard Grenell, a political consultant and media commentator reported today via Twitter that NBC’s Mark Murray, senior political editor for NBC News wife, Sasha is an Obama appointee but never publicly disclosed it. Grenell asked Murray yesterday if he was married to an Obama appointee and why it was not disclosed. Murray told him that he hasn’t publicly disclosed that his wife is an Obama appointee because he told NBC officials and they didn’t care. Murray also told Grenell that his first wife worked for Ray Lahood so disclosing her as an Obama appointee wasn’t necessary. Murray’s wife, Sasha Johnson...
  • Beck Makes Promise (from Friday)

    04/22/2013 5:25:16 AM PDT · by don-o · 250 replies
    Vimeo ^ | April 19, 2001
    Time to put up, Glenn. From Friday
  • Washington Post Falsely Claims Conservative Media Ignored Gosnell

    04/15/2013 3:21:15 PM PDT · by Morgana · 6 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    The Washington Post ignored the murder trial of abortion practitioner Kermit Gosnell until pro-life advocates raised such a ruckus it was forced to acknowledge it. Now the newspaper that acts as a frequent apologist for the pro-abortion movement is blaming conservative news outlets with a pro-life editorial stance for not covering it. The only problem is the Post has its facts wrong. It’s so wrong the Post may deserve a couple of Pinocchios or more, as it is famous for giving to politicos who bend the truth. As the newspaper claims: The charge of liberal media bias is perhaps undercut...
  • CNN's Piers Morgan Falsely Claims Newtown Shooter Was an NRA Member

    03/28/2013 5:34:08 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | March 28, 2013 | Matt Vespa
    Note to Piers Morgan: Journalism isn't rocket science and making a few phone calls can go a long way. Giddy about a Newtown search warrant that showed there was an NRA certificate found in the Lanza household,  Morgan tweeted giddily:  I want to hear Wayne LaPierre explain what checks they made on Adam Lanza before sending him a @nra certificate. #Newtown — Piers Morgan (@piersmorgan) March 28, 2013 Yet, this is an abject lie. Emily Miller of the Washington Times noted today in a piece responding to Morgan’s egregious and misleading tweets that: In the search warrants of the Lanza’s...
  • Cyprus Right in Line with Washington Post

    03/25/2013 2:31:05 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 2 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 258, 2013 | Bruce Bialosky
    Cyprus, an island most people have forgotten exists, became the center of the world when they put forward a bizarre plan to solve their economic crisis. The leaders of Cyprus proposed a wealth tax that would take funds directly from people’s bank accounts. The plan was abandoned, but the idea behind it still lives on. A recent run-in that we had with the Washington Post shows just how far they are willing to go to foist a bad idea upon us. The Left has been churning some ideas to change our society, most of which will expand the reach of...
  • Why Did Some Local Media Edit Out Anti-NRA, Pro-Obama Portions of Cop-Killer’s Supposed Manifesto?

    02/09/2013 7:55:45 PM PST · by NKP_Vet · 48 replies
    http://www.theblaze.com ^ | February 7, 2013 | Madeleine Morgenstern
    The supposed manifesto of a fired Los Angeles police officer being sought in several slayings contained praise for President Barack Obama and gun control and disdain for the National Rifle Association in portions apparently redacted at the request of the LAPD. L.A. Fox affiliate KTTV-TV published a portion of Christopher Dorner’s writing that left out his political views. Other local news outlets including KTLA-TV and KFI AM 640 did the same
  • A Scandal Too Far: Steve Capus Terminated as NBC News President

    02/02/2013 6:56:57 AM PST · by Mozilla · 26 replies
    http://theothermccain.com/ ^ | February 2, 2013 | John Nolte/Robert Stacy McCain
    The New York Times spins it this way: The longest-serving president of any of the three network news divisions, Steve Capus of NBC News, stepped down from his position on Friday, six months after Comcast restructured its news units in a way that diminished his authority. Exactly how voluntary was this “stepping down”? John Nolte points to the scandal-plagued tenure of Capus at NBC News: 1. During last year’s presidential election, Andrea Mitchell was caught manufacturing a Romney gaffe where none existed. 2. During last year’s GOP primary, Ed Schultz edited video of Texas Governor Rick Perry to make him...
  • MSNBC Fails to Apologize for Deceptive Video of ‘Hecklers’ of Newtown Father

    01/30/2013 5:15:24 PM PST · by Kaslin · 9 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | January 30, 2013 | Jeffrey Meyer
    For the third time in the past year, NBC News has been caught selectively editing video for political gain, with the most recent instance coming on the Monday, January 28 Martin Bashir program.  Bashir ran heavily edited video showing Neil Helsin, whose 6-year-old son was killed in the Newtown shooting, appearing to be heckled by audience members during a legislative hearing on gun control. The chorus of criticism from media critics on the right and left forced MSNBC to backtrack, but not apologize. On the Wednesday, January 30 Bashir program, liberal fill-in host Ari Melber of The Nation magazine offered...
  • Vanity: Lincoln Was Wrong

    11/07/2012 3:04:27 AM PST · by canuck_conservative · 13 replies
    Exclusive to FR | Wednesday, November 7, 2012 | cc
    2008 - "You can fool all the people some of the time ..." 2010 - "...and you can fool all of the people some of the time..." But in 2012, Obama and Big Leftist Media managed to fool all of the people all the time! Now it's official, the freeloaders have taken over the country.
  • ABC, NBC Enable Obama's Libya Lie, Day 3; Media Cover-up Continues Ahead of Foreign Policy Debate

    10/19/2012 9:13:50 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 19, 2012 | NB Staff
    Analysts at the Media Research Center -- the parent organization of NewsBusters -- have found that both ABC and NBC continue to cover up President Obama’s lie about Libya during Tuesday night’s debate. In fact, neither network covered Libya at all during their evening broadcasts last night. Instead, both ABC and NBC followed the Obama campaign's theme of the day in emphasizing the effort to win over women voters. ABC touted Barbara Walters' "pointed question" about abortion posed to Ann Romney on The View, while NBC's Andrea Mitchell talked about Mitt Romney's "'binders full of women' stumble in the debate.”...
  • Media Make Unsupported Claim Romney Supporter Wore Racist T-shirt at Rally

    10/14/2012 6:38:07 PM PDT · by kristinn · 90 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | Sunday, October 14, 2012 | Kristinn Taylor
    A photograph taken by Getty Images on Friday of a man wearing a racist t-shirt at a Mitt Romney rally in Ohio has caused controversy over Getty’s unsubstantiated claim the man is a supporter of the Republican presidential nominee. The photo showed a tight shot of the back of a bald-headed white man wearing a black t-shirt emblazoned with all-capitalized white lettering that said, “Put the white back in the White House.” Above the lettering at the nape of the man’s neck a Romney-Ryan sticker was neatly applied to the t-shirt. Getty captioned the photo: LANCASTER, OH - OCTOBER 12:...
  • Media Claims 18K People Attended Obama Event At 5K Seat Arena

    09/24/2012 1:24:44 PM PDT · by massmike · 13 replies
    http://nation.foxnews.com ^ | 09/24/2012 | n/a
    Obama is having trouble drawing large crowds on the campaign trail. At the Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, his campaign was forced to move his acceptance speech from the 74,000-seat Bank of America Stadium to the 20,000 Time Warner Cable Arena, citing weather as the excuse. But the media are always eager to help--for example, putting 18,000 people inside a 5,000-seat arena at an Obama event in Milwaukee on Saturday. The contradiction was first noted by battlegroundwatch.com. Local media, including the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel, reported that Obama had addressed "supporters who filled the 5,000-seat BMO Harris Pavilion, along with thousands more...
  • Chris Matthews Says 'Unemployment Was Well Past 10%' When Obama Took Office - It Was Only 7.8%

    09/22/2012 9:31:14 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 28 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | September 22, 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    "When your guy left town, Dubya - who nobody asked him to come back by the way at the Republican convention - unemployment was well past ten percent and skyrocketing." So falsely said MSNBC's Chris Matthews to conservative talk radio host Roger Hedgecock on HBO's Real Time Friday (video follows with commentary): Chris Matthews Says 'Unemployment Was Well Past 10%' When Obama Took Office - It Was Only 7.8% Well past ten percent? Hardly! According to the Labor Department, the unemployment rate was 7.8 percent in January 2009 when George W. Bush left office. It didn't get to ten percent...
  • BenSmithing Paul Ryan: BuzzFeed Story Undermines Its Own Headline (more media tall tales)

    09/14/2012 7:16:26 AM PDT · by bronxville · 7 replies
    breitbart.com ^ | 09-14-2012 | John Nolte
    This morning as the Middle East burned while Obama fundraised in Vegas and our genius president told the world he had lost Egypt as an ally (whoops!), BenSmithing BenSmither John Stanton over at BuzzFeed Politics wrote an hysterically desperate hit-job against Paul Ryan and House Republicans. The BenSmithing troll-tastic goal here is obviously to manufacture the idea that there's some kind animosity brewing between Ryan and his House colleagues. Not because Ben Smith or BuzzFeed or Stanton actually believe there's bad blood. What this is is just another shiny distraction fabricated to keep everyone's eyes off the fact that there...
  • George Will Calls Out Washington Post Fact-Checker

    09/03/2012 6:01:18 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 34 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | September 3, 2012 | Noel Sheppard
    Since Wednesday, the Obama-loving media have been working overtime trying to disprove a number of statements made by Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan during their respective speeches at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. On ABC's This Week Sunday, George Will called out Washington Post fact-checker Glenn Kessler for claiming Ryan had mislead Americans about a GM plant closing in Janesville, Wisconsin (video follows with transcript and commentary):George Will Calls Out Washington Post Fact-Checker MATTHEW DOWD, REPUBLICAN STRATEGIST: From my perspective, what happened at this convention is that nobody is calling on it, or maybe a few people are calling...
  • Media Overstate Gay Marriage Support Among Young Americans

    08/12/2012 2:43:19 PM PDT · by Mrs. Don-o · 33 replies
    First Things ^ | August 9, 2012 | Matthew Schmitz
    Young voters are abandoning social issues and focusing on fiscal ones, the New York Times informs us in a hopeful voice. They present scant evidence for this contention, ignoring data from the General Social Survey showing that young voters—who through the 70′s, 80′s, and 90′s were the most pro-choice cohort—became the most pro-life cohort around the year 2000 (even more pro-life than senior citizens). This difference in opinion is massively amplified by an “intensity gap” between pro-life and pro-choice young people. A 2012 NARAL survey found that 51 percent of pro-life voters age 30 or younger feel abortion is a...
  • The Top 10 Most Outrageous Media Attacks Against Paul Ryan

    08/12/2012 4:28:23 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    NewsBusters.org ^ | August 12, 2012 | Randy Hall
    Now that Representative Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) has been named Mitt Romney's running mate in the upcoming presidential election, we can expect the Democrats and the media to set new lows in their attacks on him. Unfortunately, over the years, liberally biased journalists have had plenty of practice. Here's our look at the top 10 most outrageous media attacks on Paul Ryan.10. Ryan, GOP House wasting time making budgets On the April 1 (no fooling) edition of “The Diane Rehm Show” on National Public Radio, the host could not bear to hear any Republican receive praise -- especially Paul Ryan. After...
  • Weekly Jobless Claims Fall Slightly

    05/24/2012 6:42:07 AM PDT · by John W · 49 replies
    Reuters via FOX Business ^ | May 24, 2012 | Reuters
    New U.S. claims for unemployment benefits fell slightly last week, government data on Thursday showed, suggesting the labor market continues to expand at a moderate pace. Initial claims for state unemployment benefits slipped 2,000 to a seasonally adjusted 370,000, the Labor Department said. The prior week's figure was revised up to 372,000 from the previously reported 370,000. Economists polled by Reuters had forecast claims unchanged last week. Claims have barely budged in the past four weeks indicating a marginal improvement in the pace of job creation after April's disappointing 115,000 gain in nonfarm payrolls.
  • Politico Publishes False Headline About Rush Ratings

    05/23/2012 6:39:52 PM PDT · by Nachum · 19 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | 5/23/12 | John Nolte
    Monday, Politico's "media analyst" Dylan Byers's posted what at first glance looked like bad news for radio talk show giant Rush Limbaugh, who has been the target of a boycott after apologizing for comments he made about about pay-for-my-birth-control crusader Sandra Fluke. Byer's headline reads: "Limbaugh takes post-Fluke ratings hit." According to Paul Bond's reporting at the Hollywood Reporter, there's only one problem with Byers' headline: it isn't true. Byers: Rush Limbaugh took a significant ratings hit in some key radio markets last month in the wake of the Sandra Fluke controversy.
  • Still at it: Dan Rather insists Bush’s National Guard service in question (with Video)

    04/30/2012 10:54:00 AM PDT · by servo1969 · 91 replies
    The DailyCaller.com ^ | 4-30-2012 | Jeff Poor
    It’s been nearly eight years since Dan Rather’s long career at CBS came to a close after he ran a story that could have derailed President George W. Bush’s 2004 reelection. Instead, the story about Bush’s supposedly questionable National Guard service wound up giving the media a black eye after some of the documents used to in the report turned out to be fake. Nonetheless, Rather is still at it, making the case that he was in the right and that the only reason he was forced out at CBS was because of pressure from his corporate superiors. Rather made...
  • WaPo Author who Tied Romney to KKK Resigns over Plagiarism Scandal

    04/18/2012 7:46:37 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 30 replies
    breitbart.com/ ^ | April 18 2012 | by Tony Lee
    When Washington Post journalist Elizabeth Flock wrote a post last year falsely accusing Mitt Romney of using a Ku Klux Klan slogan in his campaign speech, she was not fired or disciplined. But when Flock stole from the work of another mainstream organization and did not properly attribute, she abruptly “resigned” from the Washington Post conveniently and coincidentally before another editor’s note went up on her post that described it as having “serious factual errors” and “a significant ethical lapse.” Flock told AFP that “she resigned on Friday before the Post published a second editor's note about her work and...