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  • MRC’s Brent Bozell: If CNN Won’t Report the News, ‘It Should Collapse’

    12/13/2019 10:01:53 PM PST · by conservative98 · 20 replies
    NB ^ | | December 13, 2019 10:34 PM EST | NB Staff
    MRC President Brent Bozell appeared on Trish Regan Primetime on Friday and called out CNN and journalists who won’t do the basics of investigating controversies like Hunter Biden’s role in the Ukrainian company Burisma. Talking about the media’s resistance to covering the story (and forced mentions of it by Republicans during impeachment hearings), Bozell blasted, “They are upset that the Republicans are bringing this up. They are having to cover the Republicans live. But if it were up to them, and in fact when it has been up to them, they haven't said a thing.” The MRC President connected it...
  • Nancy Pelosi says the media have become Trump's 'accomplices': 'All they do is enable him'

    12/12/2019 4:02:05 PM PST · by workerbee · 92 replies
    Fox ^ | 12/12/19 | Sam Dorman
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., views the media in a way that will likely make conservatives' heads turn, portraying them in a new interview as "accomplices" of the president. "I do think that he was assisted by the communications industry, not just Hollywood, but the press as well, because all they do is enable him, and that is really a sad thing," she told The Hollywood Reporter in an interview published Wednesday. She added that she calls her friends in the press "accomplices" and seemed to push back on the idea that Trump's words should make news. "I've said to...
  • Time Person of the Year: Climate crisis activist Greta Thunberg.

    12/11/2019 5:23:11 AM PST · by carriage_hill · 152 replies
    CNN Business ^ | 12/11/2019 | Kerry Flynn
    Time magazine has chosen Greta Thunberg, a Swedish climate crisis activist, as person of the year. Each year, the magazine features the most influential person, group, movement or idea of the previous 12 months. Last year, it was "The Guardians," a group of journalists who have been targeted or assaulted for their work. In 2017, it was "The Silence Breakers," the group of people who came forward to report sexual misconduct. Past Persons of the Year include Adolf Hitler, Ayatollah Khomeini and Joseph Stalin.
  • New York Times Flunks Fact Checking 101: Their Star 'Trump Voter' Never Voted in 2016

    12/08/2019 8:49:02 AM PST · by PJ-Comix · 19 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | December 8, 2019 | Tim Graham
    The nation's leading newspapers have asserted their role as the most important "independent fact-checkers" in politics. So why do they fail to fact-check their own interviewees? On Twitter, Jeryl Bier noted The New York Times had to add an embarrassing correction to a two-month old story on Friday. Reporter Trip Gabriel did an entire story on a Trump voter iin Erie, Pennsylvania changing his mind....except records showed the man never voted. The original story on October 7 began: "Mark Graham, a real estate appraiser in this faded manufacturing hub, sat with friends at a gym named FitnessU on the morning...
  • Trump Calls on CNN to Retract 'Totally False' Story About Trump's Use of Personal Cell Phone

    12/07/2019 12:35:35 PM PST · by Kaslin · 20 replies ^ | December 7, 2019 | Bronson Stocking
    CNN has updated its report that President Trump continues to use his personal cell phone to make calls, despite repeated concerns expressed by his staff that such phone calls leave the president vulnerable to surveillance by foreign governments.  In a tweet on Saturday, President Trump called upon "Fake News" CNN to retract the story that he describes as "totally false information and reporting." Trump also tweeted that he hasn't "had a personal cell phone for years" and only uses "government approved and issued phones."  Fake News @CNN is reporting that I am “still using personal cell phone for calls despite...
  • Why Trump is Bad for Business

    12/07/2019 12:57:14 PM PST · by Bon mots · 42 replies
    Fortune ^ | November 18, 2019 | Geoff Colvin
    <p>Within moments of Donald Trump’s upset victory in the 2016 election, investors began stampeding into the shares of America’s steelmakers. After all, this was a business he had explicitly pledged to rescue. “Your steel industry—we’re bringing it back, bringing it back, folks!” he had promised a wildly cheering crowd in Pittsburgh the previous April. So when trading opened the morning after election day, the buy orders were stacked high and prices began to rocket. By week’s end the S&P 500 was up 2%, but Steel Dynamics was up 13%, Nucor up 14%, Pittsburgh’s own U.S. Steel up 23%. For a Rust Belt industry in distress, deliverance had apparently come.</p>
  • CNN Has Succeeded in Destroying Itself

    12/06/2019 2:19:43 PM PST · by Kaslin · 52 replies
    Rush ^ | December 6, 2019 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Let’s look at CNN. What do you think CNN is gonna cover Monday, the Horowitz report or the impeachment hearings? They’ll cover the impeachment hearings. They’ll ignore the Horowitz report. Speaking of CNN, the bottom has fallen out. This is another reason why I tell everybody not to worry. If you want to look at “media strongholds,” quote-unquote, that are leading with this “Trump’s gotta go” story, CNN’s totally all in on, “Trump’s got to go. CNN Has Succeeded in Destroying Itself Dec 6, 2019 RUSH: Let’s look at CNN. What do you think CNN is gonna cover Monday,...
  • Washington Post blasted over column urging journalists to 'reach the undecided' on impeachment

    12/05/2019 5:52:11 PM PST · by Bogle · 17 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12/05/19 | Joseph A. Wulfsohn
    The Washington Post is taking heat over a column urging journalists to "reach the undecided" in the country who have yet to be swayed on the topic of impeachment.
  • Julian Castro and MSNBC Agree: Media Held Kamala Harris to a Different Standard

    12/04/2019 12:05:11 PM PST · by C19fan · 14 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | December 4, 2019 | Mike LaChance
    Now that Kamala Harris has dropped out of the 2020 race, Julian Castro, whose campaign is also fading fast, is blaming the media in part for holding Harris to a double standard. As everyone knows, if there’s one thing every Democrat has to worry about at election time, it’s bias from the mainstream media. At least, when journalists aren’t helping you pick out clothes at a boutique.
  • MSNBC Meltdown: ‘Can’t Survive’ ‘Machine Gun’ GOP and ‘Four More Years’ of Trump (AWWWW!)

    12/04/2019 7:13:13 AM PST · by rktman · 21 replies ^ | 12/3/2019 | Scott Whitlock
    Sometimes, MSNBC analysts manage to pack an unbelievable amount of stupid into a short amount of time. Such was the case on Tuesday as Donny Deutsch ranted about Republicans bringing metaphorical machine guns to the impeachment fight, the country not surviving Donald Trump, and how the “facts” and “laws” “are not going to protect us. Replying to Deadline: White House guest Heidi Przybla, Deutch fumed that simple “facts and the laws are not going to protect us right now” from Trump. So, what should be done instead? He continued, using violent imagry: “And the point being for the Democrats, we...
  • Forget ‘Michelle for President’

    12/03/2019 6:31:41 AM PST · by Kaslin · 41 replies
    American ^ | December 3, 2019 | Eric Geogatos
    Our betters in the MSM, and related ruling-class mouthpieces, have set the narrative: the lackluster, too-crazy pack of Democrat presidential candidates, even with a few token billionaires, will ultimately give way to the entry of Michelle Obama into the race. The former First Lady, author of an apparently best-selling memoir, will inject palpable blue energy throughout the nation, return black America to a 95+% Democrat voting bloc, consolidate the Obama voting coalitions that won two presidential elections, and the evil interloper Trump will be sent packing. Don’t buy this narrative. In a country of 320+ million people, there is always...
  • BREAKING: Trump Campaign Will No Longer Credential Bloomberg News Reporters

    12/02/2019 9:39:49 AM PST · by Pollard · 62 replies
    GP ^ | 12/2/2019 | Eric Blair
    Bloomberg News Editor-in-Chief John Micklethwait released a memo last week saying the news agency will not “investigate” Michael Bloomberg, who has entered the 2020 race for the presidential nomination. “We will continue our tradition of not investigating Mike (and his family and foundation) and we will extend the same policy to his rivals in the Democratic primaries. We cannot treat Mike’s Democratic competitors differently from him,” Micklethwait wrote. Bloomberg News, though, will continue to investigate President Trump and Republicans. That doesn’t sit well with the Trump campaign. “The decision by Bloomberg News to formalize preferential reporting policies is troubling and...
  • Sharyl Attkisson compiles list of 101 notable media mistakes on Trump

    12/02/2019 7:40:18 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    American Thinker ^ | 12/02/2019 | Thomas Lifson
    As the dominant media in the United States have degenerated into propaganda organs for the Left, a few honest reporters have distinguished themselves by sticking to the truth, even as it has cost them their high-visibility posts.  Sharyl Attkisson, a three-decade veteran of MSM broadcasting who was spied on by the Obama administration (her computer was intruded upon) and is fighting back (she needs your support!), is holding her former MSM colleagues responsible for their excesses in attacking President Trump. Now she is compiling a growing list of notable media mistakes in reporting false stories about President Trump.  It's the Fake News Follies.  In...
  • MSNBC’s Malcolm Nance: ‘Cowardly’ Trump Thinks Having ‘Brutal Foot Soldiers Around Him Is Macho’

    12/01/2019 2:39:43 PM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 74 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 1 Dec 2019 | Pam Key
    FULL TITLE: MSNBC’s Malcolm Nance: ‘Cowardly’ Trump Thinks Having ‘Brutal Foot Soldiers Around Him Is Macho’ During an appearance on Sunday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” national security analyst Malcolm Nance commented on reports that President Donald Trump wanted to campaign with Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher and pardoned Army Veterans Clint Lorance and Matthew Golsteyn. Nance said, “Donald Trump decided he likes war criminals, and he calls the warfighter and a new word he adopted. Need I remind you that he’s a five-time draft dodger. He refused to serve in a war which would have tested his level as a...
  • Univision Now Reporting That Trump Gives Immigrant Women Heart Disease

    12/01/2019 3:08:19 PM PST · by kevcol · 33 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | December 1, 2019 | Jorge Bonilla
    The nation’s leading Spanish-language news network continues to inject its opposition to President Donald Trump into every possible angle. The most recent instance of institutional bias is reflected in a report on a recent study by the American Heart Association.
  • (Chuck) Todd: Bad Impeachment Polling Not ‘Organic’, GOP ‘Bullying’ Dems

    12/01/2019 11:37:19 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 53 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | December 1, 2019 10:13 AM EST | Nicholas Fondacaro
    With the way forward on impeachment not looking so hot, NBC political director and Meet the Press moderator, Chuck Todd did some venting during an appearance on Sunday Today. According to him, polls showing the public’s sourness on impeachment or declining support were not “organic” because of political ads running on TV. Then there was his complaint that House Republicans were somehow “bullying” their Democratic colleagues by pointing out the flaws in the Democratic-led process. Amid their discussion, Sunday Today host Willie Geist shifted gears to talk about how poor the polling for impeachment was, since the public didn’t appear...
  • UPDATED: Newsweek fires reporter who wrote inaccurate story on Trump's Thanksgiving Day plans

    11/30/2019 4:53:16 PM PST · by COUNTrecount · 37 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 30, 2019 | by Mike Brest
    The Newsweek reporter who wrote an inaccurate story about President Trump's Thanksgiving Day plans has been fired. The outlet's original story claimed the president only planned on tweeting and golfing during his holiday break, neglecting to mention his trip to Afghanistan. Newsweek’s Jessica Kwong, whose Twitter handle identifies her as a political reporter "covering Trump administration and family," initially published the article Thursday morning, before the president's trip to Afghanistan was announced publicly. The story's initial headline was, “How is Trump spending Thanksgiving? Tweeting, golfing and more.” “Newsweek investigated the failures that led to the publication of the inaccurate report...
  • Carole Simpson: Nets Feared Military Coup During Nixon Resignation Address

    11/24/2019 11:30:54 AM PST · by governsleastgovernsbest · 38 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    How paranoid were the Nixon-hating TV networks during Watergate? Far enough out there that, according to liberal former ABC correspondent Carole Simpson, they feared that instead of resigning, President Nixon would announce a military coup supporting him. [snip] CAROLE SIMPSON: I have to tell you, though, on the night he gave the resignation speech, I was a baby reporter then. But they had me out in Chicago, we were in major cities across America waiting for the riots or whatever that's going to happen after his announcement because people weren't sure that he wasn't -- the camera wouldn't pull back...
  • BREAKING: Devin Nunes To Take Swift Legal Action Against CNN For ‘Demonstrably False’ Story

    11/23/2019 6:12:56 AM PST · by McGruff · 39 replies
    Dailywire ^ | November 23rd, 2019 | Ryan Saavedra
    House Intelligence Committee Ranking Member Devin Nunes (R-CA) announced Friday night that he is filing a lawsuit against CNN over a report that they published the same evening that alleged an indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani was willing to testify to Congress that Nunes met with a former Ukrainian prosecutor last year to discuss digging up dirt on former Vice President and current Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden. “The attorney, Joseph A. Bondy, represents Lev Parnas, the recently indicted Soviet-born American who worked with Giuliani to push claims of Democratic corruption in Ukraine,” CNN reported. “Bondy said that Parnas was...
  • John Bolton Begged By MSNBC Anchors To Take Down Trump During Impeachment

    11/21/2019 9:29:17 PM PST · by Kevin in California · 70 replies
    Big League Politics ^ | 11/21/2019 | Jose Nino
    Could John Bolton be the key to removing Donald Trump? Jason Easley of Politics USA wrote on a new angle that MSNBC is pushing to get President Donald Trump out of office. Nicole Wallace of MSNBC argued that former national security adviser John Bolton has the power to compel the U.S. Senate to convict and remove Donald Trump from office.