Skip to comments.Nine Big Stories the Mainstream Media Missed in 2009
Posted on 12/31/2009 8:29:44 AM PST by martin_fierro
Nine Big Stories the Mainstream Media Missed in 2009
From radical advisers in the Obama White House to hacked e-mails showing questionable work by climate scientists, 2009 has seen its share of scandals. But if you only followed the mainstream media, you might have missed some of the biggest stories of the year. Here's a list of the top nine stories the mainstream media ignored in the past year.
White House Green Jobs adviser Van Jones resigned from his post in September after weeks of pressure over his radical past. A former self-avowed Marxist and anarchist, Jones signed a 2004 petition that suggested the U.S. government was involved in the Sept 11. terrorist attacks. The New York Times and Washington Post ignored the story until Jones' resignation, which occurred in the middle of the Labor Day weekend.
Filmmakers James O'Keefe and Hannah Giles, posing as a pimp and a prostitute, went undercover to the offices of the community organizing group ACORN in the summer. They secretly videotaped employees instructing them in how to falsify tax forms and seek illegal benefits for 13 "very young" girls from El Salvador whom the pair said they wanted to import to work as child prostitutes. New videos emerged daily, but the mainstream media ignored the growing scandal for days, even as federal agencies began severing their ties with the group and members of Congress cried for an investigation.
Science Czar John Holdren
President Obama's "science czar," John Holdren, floated a number of lethal policies to shrink the human population -- including compulsory abortions and other Draconian measures -- in science textbooks he published in the 1970s. Though the news spread widely through the blogosphere, the mainstream media never touched the controversy.
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Fox isn’t a REAL news reporting network. /s
They couldn’t have rounded it off at 10...or 50?
Our negligent partisan media is a bigger threat to our liberties than any Jihadist.
Why are all of Obama's travel, education, and birth records sealed, being defended by a Martyr's Brigade of private and government lawyers, and why did Nancy Pelosi and the DNC in every state commit fraud and possibly perjury to keep them all invisible?
The MSMwhores didn’t “misss” these stories. They ignored them. There’s a difference.
well, they did mention the tea party protests, but mostly as a tax day event. What about 9-12? Only the largest march ever on Washington DC...
Well, the MSM may have missed them, but Free Republic didn’t!