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  • Katie Hopkins (UK) 'I am bored of your biased polls. Move on CNN.'

    10/27/2016 3:08:38 AM PDT · by libertarian27 · 10 replies
    Video ^ | Oct 26, 2016
    Excellent video of Katie Hopkins destroying a CNN talking head about MSM's bias coverage of the Trump campaign and supporters.
  • Hillary Clinton Presses Florida Supporters to Vote Early (tiny crowd, propaganda article)

    10/25/2016 5:43:02 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 37 replies
    WSJ ^ | October 25, 2016 | Laura Meckler
    Hillary Clinton, speaking in front of huge letters spelling out the words “Vote Early,” encouraged her supporters....
  • WaPo: Donald Trump's chances of winning are approaching zero (LOL alert)

    10/25/2016 12:19:52 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 53 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 24, 2016 | Chris Cillizza and Aaron Blake
    The election is in 15 days. And the electoral map just keeps looking grimmer and grimmer for Donald Trump. We are making three changes to The Fix map this week, all favoring Hillary Clinton. First, we are moving Nevada, where Trump had shown surprising strength for much of this year, from "toss up" to "lean Democratic" amid signs that the state is slipping away from him. ... Trump's collapse in the state is badly impacting Republicans's chances of winning Sen. Harry Reid's (D) open seat. ... We're also moving Utah - yes, Utah! - from "lean Republican" to "toss up"...
  • CBS Pushes PC Attack on Wonder Woman: ‘Large-Breasted, White' 'American Flag Motif'

    10/22/2016 4:52:04 AM PDT · by DFG · 69 replies
    newsbusters ^ | October 21, 2016 | By Scott Whitlock
    The journalists at CBS This Morning on Friday promoted a petition by “concerned” United Nations staffers against the honoring of Wonder Woman, a “large-breasted, white woman” who wears an “American flag motif.” The fictional DC comics character is being hailed as an “Ambassador for the Empowerment of Women and Girls.” Talking to Lynda Carter, the ‘70s era Wonder Woman, guest co-host Margaret Brennan insisted the character was “drawing some scrutiny because of the way you’re dressed.” Gayle King catalogued the list of complaints from outraged, dissident UN staffers: “Listen on to what they are saying though, Lynda. ‘A large breasted,...
  • New Podesta Email Exposes Dem Playbook For Rigging Polls Through "Oversamples"

    10/23/2016 4:57:05 PM PDT · by cutty · 47 replies
    Zero Hedge ^ | Oct 23, 2016 | Tyler Durden
    the obvious sampling bias in the latest ABC / Washington Post poll that showed a 12-point national advantage for Hillary. Like many of the recent polls from Reuters, ABC and The Washington Post, this latest poll included a 9-point sampling bias toward registered democrats. ... for all of you out there who still aren't convinced that the polls are rigged, we present to you the following Podesta email, leaked earlier today, that conveniently spells out, in startling detail, exactly how to rig them. The email starts out with a request for recommendations on "oversamples for polling" in order to "maximize...
  • [EXTREME BARF ALERT] On Nov. 9, Let's Forget Donald Trump Happened

    10/23/2016 2:25:01 PM PDT · by bryan999 · 45 replies
    By Noah Feldman With Donald Trump’s chances of winning the White House narrowing, it’s not too soon to ask: If Hillary Clinton wins the presidency in November, what attitude should Democrats and Republicans alike take toward Trump voters? It will be tempting to excoriate or patronize them, or to woo them to your cause. But all of these approaches would be mistaken. A much better strategy -- for both parties -- is to engage in selective memory, and to treat Trump voters as though the whole sorry episode of his candidacy never occurred.
  • Typical network news report on the election (vanity)

    10/23/2016 1:14:34 PM PDT · by ifinnegan · 27 replies
    10/23/16 | Self
    Typical network news report on the election I'm listening to the radio top of the hour news. ABC news. First story is about Trump. Frank Lutz says Trump should be polling better at this time and would be if he'd appealed to disaffected independents. That was the Trump report. Next up was the Hillary report. A new batch of Wikileaks is out about how in 2015 her campaign was discussing how to address the e-mail scandal. The main anchor says, "more from our reporter". They cut to her and I am thinking that the more detailed follow-up by the reporter...
  • Here’s What Our Biased And Totally Corrupt Media Took Away From Trump’s Awesome Gettysburg Speech

    10/22/2016 10:02:25 PM PDT · by Bratch · 42 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | Oct 22nd, 2016 | Aleister
    Trump’s speech in Gettysburg today was inspirational, completely pro-American and rich with policy details. He released all the plans he has in a point-by-point outline described as a “Contract With the American Voter.” You can read all the details here. Our lazy, biased and completely corrupt media didn’t hear any of that. They heard only one thing and they want to make sure their readers only hear what they heard. The site Memeorandum aggregates news stories and this is what the top of the site looked like about two hours after Trump’s speech: These are the same people who scoff when Trump...
  • Trump promises to sue accusers after election

    10/22/2016 9:41:20 AM PDT · by kevcol · 187 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | October 22, 2016 | Robert King
    Donald Trump promised to sue every single woman who accused him of sexual misconduct after the election is over, and blamed the media for using the allegations to attack his campaign. "Every woman lied when they came forward to hurt my campaign, total fabrication. The events never happened, never," he said during a rally in Gettysburg, Pa., on Saturday.
  • VIDEO: What's Happening Here?

    10/20/2016 9:44:06 PM PDT · by PingPongChampion · 12 replies
    Youtube ^ | October 20th, 2016 | Youtube
    Hillary handler FEEDING questions to the corrupt media. Clinton's team openly colluding with reporters using their phones. The facade really is crumbling lol Bonus: the reporter is the wife of former Federal Reserve chairman Alan Greenspan Gives "phony questions" a whole new meaning.
  • NEW VIDEO: Dear Mainstream Media

    10/20/2016 10:54:25 PM PDT · by pissant · 48 replies
    Youtube ^ | 10.20.16 | Paul Joseph Watson
    Dear MSM. Great great rant. Pass along to friends and neighbors
  • Clinton's Choice to Wear White at Debate Conveys Struggle of Suffragettes, Says Expert

    10/20/2016 9:20:43 AM PDT · by C19fan · 79 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 19, 2016 | David Caplan
    Without saying any words, Hillary Clinton sent a message to voters the moment she walked onto the stage at Wednesday night's presidential debate in Las Vegas. Or rather the Democratic presidential candidate's white Ralph Lauren pantsuit sent the message. Clinton has worn Ralph Lauren's designs often since kicking off her campaign. For example, she wore a cobalt blue Ralph Lauren suit for the campaign's opening rally last year in New York City. But it's her choice of color -- not designer -- that's significant. "The choice of a white suit for Wednesday’s debate harkened back to the not-so-distant past, when...
  • Scarborough Rips MSM’s Hypocritical ‘Freak Out’ Over Trump Refusal to Blindly Accept Election Result

    10/20/2016 5:38:08 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 48 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    Every couple of weeks, Joe Scarborough rebuilds lost conservative street cred by going on a good rant against liberals and the MSM. He did so in spades on today’s Morning Joe, comprehensively crushing libs for their hypocrisy in “freaking out” over Trump’s wait-and-see answer at last night’s debate to the question of whether he’d accept the results of the election. Excerpts: “the media got something they can absolutely freak out about and claim that he is an agent of Vladimir Putin and destroying democracy in America and it’s just another example of the media having to find a little phrase...
  • The Morning After: What All Newspapers Are Leading With After Last Night's Debate

    10/20/2016 4:34:12 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 71 replies
    ZeroHedge ^ | October 20, 2016
    Ultimately last night's third and final presidential debate boiled down to just one brief exchange between Donald Trump and Chris Wallace, the one which all newspapers are leading with today: “What I’m saying, I will tell you at the time,” he told moderator Chris Wallace when asked if he would honor the results of the election. “I will keep you in suspense.” According to the WSJ, that response was "unprecedented and will be the answer for which this debate will be remembered." Sure enough: 'Threatening to upend a basic pillar of American democracy' — Ted Bridis (@tbridis) October 20,...
  • Rasmussen: Most (more than 2:1) Say Media, Not Russians, Tilting the Election

    10/19/2016 1:08:17 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    Rasmussen Reports ^ | October 18, 2016
    Most voters aren't buying the story that the Russians are trying to manipulate the election for Donald Trump but think the U.S. media is trying to swing things for Hillary Clinton. A new Rasmussen Reports national telephone and online survey finds that 56% of Likely U.S. Voters believe it’s more likely that many in the media are working to get Clinton elected president. Just 26% disagree and say it's more likely that the Russian government is working to get Trump elected. Eighteen percent (18%) are not sure.
  • Pavlich: Scandal Is Not The Emails, It's How Hillary Clinton Mishandled Top Secret Classified Info

    10/19/2016 9:26:05 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 19 replies
    Real Clear Politics ^ | October 19, 2016 | Ian Schwartz
    Katie Pavlich on John Harwood's performance as moderator at a Republican primary debate held by CNBC in Boulder, Colorado last summer. Harwood has been under scrutiny since a recent Wikileaks drop revealed e-mails from the CNBCer gloating about the way he handled Donald Trump. "I think that you have to take a look at what John Harwood is saying here. He is perpetuating this myth that Hillary's e-mail scandal is simply about e-mails. It was never about e-mails, it was about the fact that she mishandled top-secret classified information that put lives at risk, intelligence sources on the ground like...
  • Presidential Horse Race 2016: Why Donald Trump will prevail in the only poll that matters

    10/18/2016 1:58:29 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 6 replies
    Richard Viguerie's Conservative HQ ^ | October 17, 2016 | Jeffrey A. Rendall
    As we rush towards the finish line in the 2016 presidential horse race, there’s little doubt the polls have been unkind to Donald Trump of late. As of Sunday the Real Clear Politics average showed Hillary Clinton with a five and half point lead. Despite the size and permanence of Clinton’s surpluses across the various polls, one survey has consistently bucked the trend throughout the entire race. The LA Times/USC poll currently puts Trump ahead by one point Trump Wikileaks coveragebut has stubbornly maintained that the Republican nominee was leading by bigger margins over the course of months. Needless to...
  • Organized Freep Needed: If ever there was a time, it's now!

    10/18/2016 3:23:06 PM PDT · by hawaiian · 13 replies
    Fellow Freepers, with the Okeefe revelations and the Podesta emails and all of the other Wikileaks, there is now proof positive for the public to accept and understand the reality we have known all along about Hillary's utterly corrupt nature. I propose that someone here post the contact information all of the relevant media outlets and we make a concerted commitment to call and email all of them constantly and consistently, all freepers, and demand that there be coverage of these issues. We are talking about systematic voter fraud, incitement of violence at Trump rallies, for which Trump took a...
  • CNN Host Tries to Burn Trump, Thinks Members of Congress Already Have Term Limits

    10/18/2016 4:16:17 PM PDT · by kevcol · 94 replies
    Washington Free Beacon ^ | October 18, 2016 | David Rutz
    As part of a new policy to “drain the swamp” in Washington, D.C., Trump announced Tuesday he would push for a constitutional amendment as president to impose term limits on all members of Congress. “Correct me, there already are term limits, so what does he mean?” Baldwin skeptically asked reporter Dana Bash. Indeed, Baldwin had to be corrected. Bash did so politely.
  • Wikileaks: Meet the Press's Chuck Todd holds dinner party for Clinton Comm. Dir. Jennifer Palmieri

    10/17/2016 3:22:33 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 24 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Oct 17 2016 | wikileaks via The Daily Caller
    “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd and his wife, a Democratic consultant, hosted a dinner party at their Washington D.C.-area home last year for Jennifer Palmieri, Hillary Clinton’s communications director. Read more:
  • Rigged Media: Politico’s Chief Political Correspondent Glenn Thrush Identifies Himself (truncated)

    10/17/2016 6:03:17 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 18 replies ^ | Oct 17 2016 | Dustin Stockton
    lenn Thrush, the chief political correspondent for Politico, told John Podesta that he was a “hack” for sending an entire section of an article pertaining to Podesta for approval before publication. To conceal his lack of journalistic integrity, Thrush asks Podesta to “Please don’t share or tell anyone I did this.”
  • Hide the Hillary Stuff, trumpet the Trump stuff (Zero integrity)

    10/17/2016 1:51:44 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 12 replies ^ | October 17, 2016 | Steve Jordahl
    A watchdog group says evidence is mounting that the media is on a crusade to tear down the Trump campaign and get Clinton elected. Viewers of the "Big 3" television networks who wanted to know more about Donald Trump's latest scandal involving lewd talk about women could pretty much take their pick of stories... – including this one from ABC's George Stephanopoulos. Stephanopoulos: "More fallout from the video that send Donald Trump's campaign reeling over the week and put a spotlight on his history with women." But if they wanted to hear about the WikiLeaks email scandal that rocked the...
  • Hillary Goes into Hiding – Will Ride It Out Until Election Knowing MSM Will Carry Her Water

    10/17/2016 1:14:06 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 55 replies
    MSFP News ^ | October 14, 2016
    Hillary Clinton went into hiding this week. Her campaign says she is preparing for the third and final debate next Wednesday. According to American Mirror she has nothing scheduled except fundraisers until Wednesday night. Coming off the heels of two private fundraisers in California on Thursday, Clinton doesn’t have any public events scheduled between today and the final presidential debate on October 19. That’s five days. Neither leading Clinton schedule tracking website — and — list a single event for her, as of Friday morning. Hillary knows the media will do her bidding while she is away. Yesterday...
  • Media Rigging Elections: Let's not forget what CBS tried to do in 2004 (vanity)

    10/17/2016 10:15:39 AM PDT · by God luvs America · 19 replies
    10/17/2016 | Me
    The media is attempting to laugh off Trump's claims about the rigging of the election by the media. We know its true. We have proof. We have past experience!! The Trump campaign, conservative radio, conservative websites and even us in general conversation need to pound home what they tried to do in 2004, but failed to pull off with the help of Free Republic, rigging the election with a story based on fake, manufactured documents!!!
  • Chris Cuomo: We At CNN Can Possess WikiLeaks Emails, But You Can't

    10/17/2016 8:09:46 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 38 replies ^ | October 17, 2016 | Cortney O'Brien
    CNN's Chris Cuomo lectured his viewers on Sunday that he and other journalists have the right to possess the stolen WikiLeaks emails, but you regular folks can't. Of course, he's wrong. There's something called the First Amendment. WikiLeaks called out the anchor's untrue assertion on Twitter. CNN falsely states that it unlawful for the public--but not for CNN--to search WikiLeaks #PodestaEmails— WikiLeaks (@wikileaks) October 16, 2016 Social media users are rightfully annoyed by Cuomo's assertion, suspecting he's trying to ensure Americans listen to CNN's interpretation of the hacked emails instead of letting them read the messages for themselves.On Sunday, WikiLeaks released the ninth batch...
  • NBC News: Why Trump's in Trouble: He's Underperforming Romney in 2012

    10/17/2016 7:08:57 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 58 replies
    NBC News ^ | October 17, 2016 | Chuck Todd, Mark Murray and Carrie Dann
    Our latest national NBC/WSJ poll is bad news for Donald Trump's prospects three weeks out until Election Day, and the problem for him runs deeper than the headline result showing Trump trailing Hillary Clinton by double digits. He's also underperforming Mitt Romney with key parts of the electorate, including women, men, Latinos, whites, and whites with college degrees. Just look at comparison between Trump's standing in our new poll and Romney's eventual standing in the 2012 exit poll: As NBC/WSJ co-pollster Bill McInturff (R) observes, these numbers in the poll don't align with anyone who has gone on to win...
  • Rigged Debates: Wikileaks Emails Confirm Media in Clinton’s Pocket

    10/16/2016 8:36:29 PM PDT · by Innovative · 10 replies
    The Observer ^ | Oct. 14, 2016 | Michael Sainato
    On October 12, WikiLeaks released part four and five of Clinton campaign Chair John Podesta’s emails, with part six to be released on October 13, and part seven to follow on October 14. “As soon as the nomination is wrapped up, I will be your biggest surrogate,” current Interim Chair of the Democratic National Committee (DNC) Donna Brazile, wrote to Podesta in a January 2016 email. As a Vice Chair of the DNC, Brazile was bound to neutrality per the charter, but as shown in several emails released so far, that was not the case. “I pushed back hard on...
  • Maher: ‘Can You At This Point’ Be a Good Person and Support Trump?

    10/16/2016 1:36:31 PM PDT · by brucedickinson · 76 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10-14-2016 | Ian Hanchett
    Maher said, “The people of Idaho, Wyoming, Arkansas, Oklahoma, West Virginia, Kentucky, I know they’re Republican, mostly, but they’re human, right? These are human beings? What the f*ck does it take, in this country, to have being a human being supersede being a Republican?” After former Senator Bob Kerrey (D-NE) stated that there are good people who are supporting Trump, Maher asked, “Can you at this point?” After Kerrey argued that you could, Maher stated, “I don’t get that.” He added, “If the basket fits. Well, if you’re deplorable — I mean, if you have deplorable beliefs, you’re deplorable.”
  • Jake Tapper is Shocked, S.H.O.C.K.E.D, That Donna Brazile Would Tip Off Clinton On CNN...

    10/15/2016 4:47:50 PM PDT · by GilGil · 38 replies
    Conservative Treehouse ^ | 10/15/2016 | Sundance
    FULL TITLE: Jake Tapper is Shocked, S.H.O.C.K.E.D, That Donna Brazile Would Tip Off Clinton On CNN Townhall Questions… Back in March CNN held a Town Hall event with Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton. Jake Tapper and Roland Martin were moderators. It is now confirmed that CNN’s Donna Brazile had an advance copy of at least one of the questions for Hillary Clinton and gave Clinton a heads’-up so she could prepare
  • Trump accuses SNL of being part of media conspiracy to 'rig' the election: ('hit job')

    10/16/2016 9:14:06 AM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 80 replies
    The Daily Mail ^ | October 16, 2016 | Jessica Chia & Liam Quinn
    Trump accuses SNL of being part of media conspiracy to 'rig' the election: The Donald hits out at Alec Baldwin's 'hit job,' says his portrayal 'stinks' and calls for the 'unfunny' show to be cancelled
  • Wikileaks: Clinton Campaign helps NYT write piece to discredit Clinton Cash

    10/16/2016 6:20:42 AM PDT · by hardspunned · 36 replies
  • Trump insists election ‘rigged,’ calls for drug test for him, Clinton before debate

    10/15/2016 10:42:16 PM PDT · by Beautiful_Gracious_Skies · 70 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 15, 2016 | Fox
    Donald Trump on Saturday repeated his argument that the election is rigged against him and returned to his suggestion that Democratic rival Hillary Clinton appears physically unfit to be president -- so both of them should take a drug test. “Looks to me like a rigged election,” Trump said at a rally in New Hampshire. “The election is being rigged by the liberal media to push outright lies to rig the election." Trump, the Republican presidential nominee, has since this summer hinted at the possibility of voter fraud in big, Democrat-run cities like Philadelphia swinging the election for Clinton and...
  • Media Publicly Shamed by 20,000+ People

    10/15/2016 11:14:23 AM PDT · by Hojczyk · 34 replies
    You Tube ^ | October 15,2016 | Millennial Millie
    Media Publicly Shamed by 20,000+ People
  • WSJ: 'Nation Now Has Proof' of Hillary Scandals, But Leftist Media 'Devote Its Front Pages to ...

    10/15/2016 2:33:26 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 19 replies
    Brietbart ^ | October 14, 2016
    Complete Headline: WSJ: 'Nation Now Has Proof' of Hillary Scandals, But Leftist Media 'Devote Its Front Pages to the Trump Story' The Wall Street Journal's Potomac Watch columnist Kimberley Strassel details the "devastating case against a Clinton presidency" that can be made by reviewing the WikiLeaks documents combined with what is already known in the public record. Strassel notes that although "the nation now has proof of pretty much everything [Hillary Clinton] has been accused of," the media "has almost uniformly ignored the flurry of bombshells, preferring to devote its front pages" to the story that Donald Trump "made lewd...
  • CNN's President Says It Was A Mistake To Air So Many Trump Rallies And "Let Them Run"

    10/15/2016 2:08:09 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 105 replies
    BuzzFeed ^ | October 14, 2016 | Mary Ann Georgantopoulos
    CNN President Jeff Zucker on Friday said it was a "mistake" to air so many Trump rallies "and let them run" in 2015, giving the candidate an unfettered platform to call Mexicans rapists, support bans on Muslims from entering the US, and overall grow his base, which includes white nationalists. "If we made any mistake last year, it's that we probably did put on too many of his campaign rallies in those early months and let them run," Zucker said at a talk at the Harvard Kennedy School. "Listen, because you never knew what he would say, there was an...
  • After Bashing Trump For Objectifying Women, A. Cooper & Megyn Kelly’s Scandalous Skeletons Crawl Out

    10/15/2016 6:32:33 AM PDT · by NKP_Vet · 62 replies ^ | October 12, 2016 | Lady Liberty
    CNN anchor Anderson Cooper tried his damnedest to railroad Trump the other night during the debates over the recent 2005 tape where Trump made inappropriate comments towards women. Cooper has been rather vocal in his disgust, blasting Trump for objectifying women. Yet in an ironic twist, every single person that has come out to smear Trump has some video audio, or photographic skeleton hidden in their not so-private-closet. And unfortunately for Cooper, he has quite a little scandal of his own, and in the video below you’ll see his startling hypocrisy unfold.
  • Wall Street Journal Finally Lashes Out "The Press Is Burying Hillary Clinton's Sins"

    10/14/2016 11:56:19 AM PDT · by Rusty0604 · 42 replies
    Zerohedge ^ | 10/14/2016 | Tyler Durden
    Even the Wall Street Journal is now fed up with the biased media coverage of the 2016 Presidential election as revealed by a scathing article written by Kimberly Strassel, a member of their editorial board. As Strassel points out, it's almost impossible to turn on the TV without hearing about Trump's "lewd" comments while coverage of Hillary "uniformly ignores the flurry of bombshells" inherent in the various WikiLeaks, FOIA releases and FBI interviews. If average voters turned on the TV for five minutes this week, chances are they know that Donald Trump made lewd remarks a decade ago and now...
  • What we've learned from WikiLeaks: Team Clinton treats reporters like butlers and maids

    10/15/2016 4:38:06 AM PDT · by daniel1212 · 18 replies ^ | October 14, 2016 | L. Brent Bozell III, Tim Graham
    After binging for hundreds of minutes on the Donald Trump sex-talk tape, the liberal networks are now tiptoeing around the Wikileaks revelations, but spinning it as some kind of Russian conspiracy. .. Maggie Haberman of the New York Times was singled out as a pliant recycler of their narratives: “We have has [sic] a very good relationship with Maggie Haberman of Politico over the last year. We have had her tee up stories for us before and have never been disappointed... CNBC’s Becky Quick – who also moderated the CNBC GOP debate – promised John Podesta after Sylvia Mathews Burwell...
  • A conservative scholar makes the case that Trump is the disruptive force America needs

    10/14/2016 2:30:13 PM PDT · by oblomov · 12 replies
    Vox ^ | 12 Oct 2016 | Mark Bauerlein
    After last week’s revelations of Donald Trump’s raunchy braggadocio, his opponents feel warmly vindicated. They knew it all the time. But they remain incredulous. How, they still ask, could such a vulgar jerk have ended up a nominee for president? In this, they fail to recognize a core aspect of his appeal — not his specific policies or economic acumen, but his ability to subvert social norms that many people have come to loathe. For example, early in his campaign, Trump took to making a certain terse directive a feature of his rallies. He would interrupt his monologue and tell...
  • NFL ratings plunge could spell doom for traditional TV

    10/14/2016 7:34:50 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 104 replies
    Washington Post ^ | October 14, 2016 | Drew Harwell and Rick Maese
    Football, America’s biggest prime-time powerhouse, has been thrust into a crisis this fall, with dwindling ratings sparking questions over whether it can remain a gold mine for television in an age when more Americans are abandoning traditional TV. Network executives have long used the National Football League’s live games as a last line of defense against the rapid growth of “cord-cutting” and on-demand viewing upending the industry. But now, the NFL is seeing its ratings tumble in the same way that the Olympics, awards shows and other live events have, falling more than 10 percent for the first five weeks...
  • Per Wilileaks: Correct the Record (Hillary) has 372 Media Surrogates

    10/14/2016 7:10:43 AM PDT · by TigerClaws · 50 replies
    Attachment at the above link. ACTIVITIES: • MEDIA RELATIONS: Correct The Record staff members have conducted over 900 on-the-record and off-the-record media interviews, including over 150 since CTR became independent of AB, to correct facts in stories going to print or on air, to counter-punch and balance Republican attacks on Clinton, and to kill negative stories before they are even published. • IMPACTING THE DIALOGUE: CTR has identified 372 surrogates including influential and frequent pundits on broadcast and cable news for Presidential 2016 politics and provided them around 80 sets of talking points, background materials and briefings on topical issues...
  • Obama decries 'wild west' media landscape

    10/14/2016 3:18:08 AM PDT · by PapaBear3625 · 79 replies
    Yahoo News (via Drudge) ^ | October 13, 2016 | AFP
    Pittsburgh (AFP) - President Barack Obama on Thursday decried America's "wild, wild west" media environment for allowing conspiracy theorists a broad platform and destroying a common basis for debate. Recalling past days when three television channels delivered fact-based news that most people trusted, Obama said democracy require citizens to be able to sift through lies and distortions. "We are going to have to rebuild within this wild-wild-west-of-information flow some sort of curating function that people agree to," Obama said at an innovation conference in Pittsburgh. "There has to be, I think, some sort of way in which we can sort...
  • Trump Demands NYT Retraction ( Fox News in #NeverTrump Mode)

    10/13/2016 12:18:27 PM PDT · by broken_arrow1 · 25 replies
    Fox News ^ | October 13, 2016 | Fox News
    Four women accused Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump of sexual assault on Wednesday in a series of reports, adding to the already damaging revelations about his suggestive comments about women. Trump’s campaign dismissed the allegations as having no merit or veracity, and it attacked The New York Times, accusing the media outlet of having a vendetta. In a letter from his attorneys Thursday, Trump demanded The New York Times retract what it called a "libelous article" and apologize. Trump called the story a "fabrication" Thursday on Twitter.
  • WikiLeaks: CNBC Host Rebecca Quick Promises to ‘Defend’ Obama Appointee

    10/12/2016 4:58:43 PM PDT · by Rockitz · 30 replies ^ | 12 Oct 2016 | Justin Haskins
    Since WikiLeaks began releasing once-private messages from Hillary Clinton campaign chief John Podesta, the world has had even more access to hard evidence of the mainstream media’s support for and collusion with Democratic Party operatives and campaigns. The latest example, reported now for the very first time (as are we can tell), shows CNBC’s Rebecca Quick — the co-host of the channel’s popular show Squawk Box and a co-moderator with John Harwood at a 2015 Republican primary debate — promising to support Sylvia Mathews Burwell, who had just been named the secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services....
  • Wikileaks Coverage in Major Detroit Newspaper -- PATHETIC!!

    10/13/2016 9:52:27 AM PDT · by DJ Frisat · 12 replies
    Brief summary of articles inthe Detroit News online edition | 10-13-2016 | self
    Last night, after reading details of several of the most recent and revealing Wikileaks documents via John Podesta's hacked emails, I took a look at the Detroit News online to catch up on local news. (The Detroit News is considered to be the more conservative of the two major Detroit newspapers...) To my surprise, I noted two references to Wikileaks documents, the first time I've seen anything at all on this subject in the paper. The first one note that Clinton staffers had expressed a preference in the longtime Detroit Coney Island war between the American and Lafayette restaurants. The...
  • Television News Network Lobbyists Are Fundraising For Hillary Clinton

    10/13/2016 9:35:01 AM PDT · by Califreak · 15 replies
    The top fundraisers for Clinton include lobbyists who serve the parent companies of CNN and MSNBC. The National Association of Broadcasters, a trade group that represents the television station industry, has lobbyists who are fundraising for both Clinton and Republican candidate Marco Rubio. Presidential campaigns are obligated by law to send the Federal Election Commission a list of lobbyists who serve as “bundlers,” collecting hundreds of individual checks on behalf of a candidate’s campaign. CNN’s parent company, Time Warner, is represented on Capitol Hill by Steve Elmendorf, an adviser to Clinton during her 2008 campaign, who is also known as...
  • New email shows Brazile may have had exact wording of proposed town hall question before CNN

    10/12/2016 7:39:50 PM PDT · by cba123 · 11 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/12/16 | Hadas Gold
    A new email obtained by POLITICO is shedding more light on the mystery of whether and how interim DNC chair Donna Brazile might have obtained the text of a proposed question from a town hall between Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders in advance, and possibly shared it with the Clinton campaign. And now CNN, which co-hosted the town hall with cable network TV One, is pointing the finger at its media partner for what appears to be a breach of the traditional secrecy surrounding the questions for such events. Read more: Follow us: @politico on Twitter | Politico on...
  • No Wikileaks reported in top 100 articles using Google News Today

    10/12/2016 12:27:55 PM PDT · by stocksthatgoup · 20 replies
    Google search news today ^ | October 11, 2016 | Self
    Google news today blackout on Wikileaks releases
  • WikiLeaks Podesta Files: Media Collusion with Clinton Campaign before there was a Clinton Campaign

    10/12/2016 9:24:02 AM PDT · by Dr.Deth · 37 replies
    WikiLeaks ^ | October 12, 2016 | WikiLeaks
    All – attached is the event information for tomorrow (Friday) night at Joel’s in NYC. It includes the latest RSVP list. Might change slightly by tomorrow night but won’t change dramatically. Hope it’s helpful. EVENT MEMOFR: Jesse Ferguson RE: Benenson’s Cocktails on 4.10.15 This is an off-the-record cocktails with the key national reporters, especially (though not exclusively) those that are based in New York. Much of the group includes influential reporters, anchors and editors. The goals of the dinner include: (1) Give reporters their first thoughts from team HRC in advance of the announcement (2) Setting expectations for the announcement...
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    10/12/2016 7:46:30 AM PDT · by AngelesCrestHighway · 12 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | 10/11/16 | Alex Pfeiffer
    The massive trove of emails by Clinton confidant John Podesta released by Wikileaks has exposed journalists from a variety of media organizations who are “with her.” CNBC chief Washington correspondent and New York Times political writer John Harwood is the most prominent journalist who is cozy in the emails with the Clinton camp. The CNBC anchor is also the one who should arguably be the most embarrassed.