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At Washington Post, mumís the word on JournoList
The Washington Examiner ^ | 07/21/2010 | Byron York

Posted on 07/21/2010 1:14:14 PM PDT by OldDeckHand

f any large publication stands to suffer from the JournoList controversy, it’s the Washington Post. The paper hired JournoList founder Ezra Klein from the left-wing publication The American Prospect, and Klein continued to run JournoList while at the Post. In June, the paper quickly accepted the resignation of David Weigel, whom it hired from the left-wing publication The Washington Independent, over comments made on JournoList. (Klein announced he was shutting down the list-serv shortly thereafter.) It is not known whether other Post writers, some of whom also came to the paper from left-wing publications, took part in JournoList; I have asked a couple, and they haven’t yet responded.

Now, courtesy of the Daily Caller, we’ve had a peek inside the discussions on JournoList, and it reveals some writers and staffers at left-wing publications like the Nation, as well as ostensibly mainstream outlets like NPR and Bloomberg, making intemperate remarks about conservatives, advocating that some conservatives be arbitrarily branded as racists, drawing parallels between Tea Partiers and Nazis, and appealing to fellow journalists on the list-serv to ignore the controversy over then-candidate Barack Obama and the Rev. Jeremiah Wright.

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2008electionbias; americanprospect; cabal; conspiracy; cultureofcorruption; davidweigel; dbm; ezraklein; howtostealanelection; jlistgate; journalist; journolist; journolistgate; media; mediablackout; mediagate; msm; pravdamedia; washingtonindep; washingtonpostbias; yellowjournalism
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To: OldDeckHand

“Now, that very same principle - an insider leaking “confidential” information to the outside - is being exercised in the media world, with the Washington Post up to their collective asses in it.”

Well stated. Thanks for posting. Finally seeing a little satisfaction that some of the proverbial chickens are coming back to roost.


21 posted on 07/21/2010 1:48:06 PM PDT by corvus
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To: MarineMom613
They should be giving us who, what, when, etc.

They are.

They are giving us who, what, when, where they were racists.

-PJ

22 posted on 07/21/2010 1:49:17 PM PDT by Political Junkie Too ("Comprehensive" reform bills only end up as incomprehensible messes.)
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To: OldDeckHand

Delicious,isn’t it?


23 posted on 07/21/2010 1:51:31 PM PDT by Mears
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To: OldDeckHand
Scratch my comments about someone acting in the interest of earnest and fair journalism.

It's a quaint notion.

24 posted on 07/21/2010 1:52:35 PM PDT by Tex-Con-Man
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To: Political Junkie Too
"All the news that fits, we print?"

I think it's all the news that fits their agenda.

25 posted on 07/21/2010 1:53:59 PM PDT by GOPJ (..Liberalism is Intolerance..- - Freeper Eric in the Ozarks)
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To: Deb

In the Journolist discussion (which has 240+ members of the liberal press among its ranks), one makes mention that George Soros’ Media Matters “watchdog” group are their friends.

Mention that the next time Media Matters fabricates a controversy.

More quotes were leaked out today.

Drip

Drip

Drip


26 posted on 07/21/2010 1:55:26 PM PDT by a fool in paradise (I wish our president loved the US military as much as he loves Paul McCartney.)
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To: a fool in paradise

At least we’re finally getting some weapons to fight back against the Soros octopus with.


27 posted on 07/21/2010 2:01:02 PM PDT by Deb (Beat him, strip him and bring him to my tent!)
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To: Political Junkie Too

Facts that don’t push the story line are ignored.

Maybe it’s where the Washington Post and other MSM outlets got the idea for subtle bias from... “if it don’t fit, don’t print.”


28 posted on 07/21/2010 2:05:15 PM PDT by GOPJ (..Liberalism is Intolerance..- - Freeper Eric in the Ozarks)
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To: MarineMom613
I would really like to know if there is anything about the BC or his meager past history. Leak some of the posts/emails.

Now THAT would be a bombshell.
29 posted on 07/21/2010 2:05:37 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: Deb

Wonder what the soros parallels are to back when Rockafeller had the USA by the shorthair?


30 posted on 07/21/2010 2:18:04 PM PDT by dusttoyou (Remember come November)
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To: a fool in paradise

Oh don’t you mean “All the news WE CAN CONTROL that is fit to print”?


31 posted on 07/21/2010 2:45:41 PM PDT by chris_bdba
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To: BubbaJunebug

“good spelling eh...I’d think I’d been drinking...well I have”

Well, i’ve been down-scaled to drinking cheap beer and $4 a gallon white lightning made by “good ol’ boys” in the southern hollows. (God bless ‘em)

You got names, addresses and pictures of these “Journo-lists?” I need them for a research project I’m writing titled “Monkey See, Monkey Do: A Wholly Reasonable Dissertation on the Evils of Drinking Rat-Infested Kool-Aid.”


32 posted on 07/21/2010 3:55:21 PM PDT by sergeantdave
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