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  • Eyes are on the voters in town hall-style debates (Rigged?)

    10/15/2012 8:59:29 AM PDT · by mojito · 26 replies
    AP ^ | 10/15/2012 | Connie Cass
    ....Town halls have lost some of their spontaneity. The 80 or so undecided voters chosen for Tuesday's event must submit their questions in advance and moderator Candy Crowley of CNN will decide which people to call on. She can pose her own follow-up questions. In 1992, questions weren't screened beforehand.
  • PIERS MORGAN: I believe Mitt Romney might just save America

    10/15/2012 7:12:15 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 10/15/2012 | Piers Morgan
    An extraordinary political earthquake struck America this week. Mitt Romney, widely assumed to be the ‘best of a weak bunch’ of Republican candidates, suddenly overtook Barack Obama in election polls. Remarkably for someone with a reputation as Mr Dullard, it was his brilliant performance on October 3 at the first of three presidential debates, where he scored the biggest win ever over an oddly downcast Obama, that propelled him into the favourite’s chair. Should Romney now win on November 6, America will not only have replaced its first black President with its first Mormon President. It will also have elected...
  • Candy Crowley: ‘I’m not a fly on the wall’

    10/15/2012 8:21:50 AM PDT · by US Navy Vet · 135 replies
    POLITICO ^ | 15 Oct 2012 | By DYLAN BYERS
    The town-hall debate is the one presidential faceoff in which the audience gets to ask the questions. But don’t tell that to moderator Candy Crowley. Like any journalist worthy of the assignment, Crowley concedes that the debate on Tuesday night isn’t about her, but she just as eagerly acknowledges her role in it.
  • PIERS MORGAN FOR MITT: CNN STAR SAYS ROMNEY 'MIGHT JUST SAVE AMERICA'

    10/14/2012 4:59:51 PM PDT · by cruise_missile · 17 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | October 14, 2012
    Watch "America's Got Talent" judge turned CNN talker Piers Morgan and you can't help but notice how he badgers conservatives while hurling softballs at left-of-center guests. That hardly makes him unusual in mainstream media circles. What is unusual, though, is the column he just penned for The Daily Mail. The headline says it all,"He's one of the least principled politicians I've met. But I believe Mitt Romney might just save America." Morgan doubles down on Romney's image as a flip-flopper, but he goes on to salute Romney as a man, father and husband and remind us the GOP presidential candidate...
  • Morgan for Mitt: CNN Star Says Romney 'Might Just Save America' (Piers Morgan! WOW!!)

    10/14/2012 3:24:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 37 replies
    Breitbart's Big Hollywood ^ | October 14, 2012 | Staff
    Watch "America's Got Talent" judge turned CNN talker Piers Morgan and you can't help but notice how he badgers conservatives while hurling softballs at left-of-center guests. That hardly makes him unusual in mainstream media circles. What is unusual, though, is the column he just penned for The Daily Mail. The headline says it all, "He's one of the least principled politicians I've met. But I believe Mitt Romney might just save America." Morgan doubles down on Romney's image as a flip-flopper, but he goes on to salute Romney as a man, father and husband and remind us the GOP presidential...
  • DWS to Piers Morgan: How dare you call our entirely discredited cover story on Benghazi false

    10/11/2012 7:20:08 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 32 replies
    PIERS MORGAN: The really important horse that should be flogged is the behavior and the statements of those who were in positions of responsibility and, we would assume, knowledge. And it’s pretty un-American, pretty un-American to be putting out completely false statements before you know the facts. Isn’t it? DEBBIE WASSERMAN SCHULTZ: Piers, it is not, it is not OK for you to be saying that the administration was putting out completely false statements. They put out information that they had at the time based on the intelligence they were given and then as the days wore on and more…...
  • CNN Exposed – Emmy Winning Former CNN Journalist, Amber Lyon, Blows The Whistle

    10/10/2012 3:50:36 AM PDT · by BulletBobCo · 111 replies
    Perhaps this one of the most important discussion threads ever regarding Legacy Media manipulation. We sincerely hope you will take the time to digest the content, think about the ramifications to what is here, and then share the information with others. This is not a matter of opinion, the CNN stories are documented, attributed and cited. They are factual. Everything is verifiable within the embedded links and citations. Believe it or not, just creating this discussion thread is risky. We are unable to expand. Before getting to the CNN Amber Lyon expose’ (which is incredible and troubling) let’s first back...
  • CNN Ohio poll: Obama 51, Romney 47

    10/09/2012 3:49:30 PM PDT · by Palmetto Patriot · 90 replies
    Politico ^ | 10/9/2012 | ALEXANDER BURNS
    Even after the fallout from last week's presidential debate, Barack Obama retains a 4-point lead in the state of Ohio — and pulls a majority of the vote in a poll released this afternoon by CNN. Obama leads Romney in the state, 51 percent to 47 percent. The president has consistently led in the battleground state in credible public polling and internal surveys on both sides of the 2012 race. The results from the CNN poll underscore the continuing challenge the Electoral College poses to Romney: while he has gained in national presidential polls, Romney has only the narrowest of...
  • Bombshell: CNN takes money from foreign dictators to run flattering news stories about them

    10/08/2012 10:58:19 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 59 replies
    Natural News ^ | Thursday, October 04, 2012 | J.D. Heyes
    Those of you who are regular readers of Natural News—and your numbers are many—may not always agree with points of view expressed here, but we believe you at least consider us a trustworthy news source, a point driven home by the tens of millions of page views we receive every month. That said, how much trust would you place in us if, say, we were being paid to put out certain information or relate only a singular point of view? We're guessing that number would be much, much smaller. Yet that's what one establishment media organization—CNN—appears to be doing, according...
  • Cutter: Okay Fine, We've Been Lying About Romney's Tax Plan

    10/06/2012 4:36:53 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 51 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 6, 2012 | Guy Benson
    One of the strongest elements of Mitt Romney's spectacular debate performance was his decisive rejoinder to the president's oft-repeated allegation that the Republican plans to raise taxes on middle class families.  Obama said Romney has designs on an unpaid-for $5 trillion tax cut that would eventually necessitate higher tax bills for average Americans.  Romney flatly rejected the claim by calling it false, then explained what he actually has in mind.  But the president returned to the "$5 trillion" well on several subsequent occasions, prompting more rebuttals from his challenger.  FactCheck.org and CNN reviewed Obama's accusation, and found it wanting.  "Not...
  • PBS CEO doesn’t defend Jim Lehrer’s debate moderating

    10/05/2012 12:01:34 PM PDT · by mojito · 37 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 10/5/2012 | Joel Gehrke
    PBS CEO Paula Kerger refused to defend PBS host Jim Lehrer’s debate performance, even failing to push back against the idea that Lehrer is too old and too white for the job. “It was a very complicated debate structure, and you saw that I think in the debate last night,” Kerger said yesterday on CNN when asked to evaluate Lehrer. CNN’s Carol Costello then asked whether Lehrer should have had the job in the first place. “There was criticism when Jim Lehrer was initially named to be a moderator. People said: ‘oh, another white guy; he’s too old to be...
  • VIDEO: Muslim CNN 'journalist' vandalizes subway ad

    10/03/2012 12:28:42 PM PDT · by bronxville · 10 replies
    Atlas Shrugs ^ | 10-03-2012 | Pamela Geller
    Full Title: Pamela Geller, WND weekly column: Muslim CNN 'journalist' vandalizes subway ad Islamic supremacist journalist Mona Eltahawy was arrested last Tuesday and charged with criminal mischief after spray painting a defender of freedom who caught her in the act of vandalizing one of the pro-Israel ads my organization, the American Freedom Defense Initiative (AFDI), had placed in the New York subway stations.[...] Meanwhile, the media are fetishizing the destruction and defacement of our anti-jihad ads. They call our accurate ads “controversial” or “inflammatory” – but they offer no such criticism of the criminals destroying them. This is the morally...
  • CNN, newspapers hammered as Americans turn to mobile news

    09/28/2012 12:02:05 PM PDT · by Beave Meister · 9 replies
    The Washington Examiner ^ | 9/28/2012 | Paul Bedard
    Americans are fast turning to mobile devices to get their news, resulting in stunning viewership declines for CNN and existence-threatening readership drops for newspapers, according to a new Pew Research Center survey. The winners: social network sites, online news and websites like the Drudge Report and Yahoo. In Pew's latest look at trends in news consumption, Americans said that they have turned away from CNN. In just four years, the percentage of those who say they watch CNN has dropped from 24 percent to 16 percent. Viewership of the competing cable giants, Fox and MSNBC, has remained fairly stable with...
  • Megachuch pastor Joel Osteen dodges CNN questions on homosexuality

    09/27/2012 2:54:55 PM PDT · by NYer · 43 replies
    Life Site News ^ | September 26, 2012 | SUSANNA ROSE
    Osteen struggles to answer questions about his beliefs on homosexuality during a recent CNN appearance. September 27, 2012 (LifeSiteNews.com) – Texas Megachurch Pastor Joel Osteen squirmed under a barrage of question about his beliefs on homosexuality during a discussion on CNN’s “Talking points with Soledad O’Brien” last Thursday.  The conversation began as a discussion between Osteen and New Age self-help guru Deepak Chopra about the importance of positive thinking, but then abruptly turned to homosexuality. “Almost every time we have a pastor on, it’s a conversation we have,” CNN host O’Brien explained to Osteen. “I always wonder when you say...
  • CNN's Acosta to Romney: 'If You Somehow Win,' How Would You 'Assure Blacks You'd Be Their President

    09/25/2012 6:40:12 PM PDT · by SMGFan · 49 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | September 25, 2012
    CNN's Jim Acosta on Tuesday's Situation Room asked what many will think was a truly offensive question. "If you were to somehow beat the first African-American president, what would you say to the black community to assure them that you would be their president also?" (video follows with transcript and commentary): Read more: http://newsbusters.org/blogs/noel-sheppard/2012/09/25/cnns-acosta-romney-if-you-somehow-win-how-would-you-convince-blacks-y#ixzz27XGbKuhs
  • On CNN News Analysis Show, Host Gives 15 Seconds to 'Stunning' Distrust of Media

    09/24/2012 10:06:02 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 17 replies
    On his CNN program Reliable Sources, the one that allegedly analyzes the news business and its performance, Howard Kurtz spent 15 seconds on what he called a "stunning verdict" on the American people's distrust of the "objective" press. "I want to put up a chart," Kurtz announced on his way to a commercial break. "New Gallup poll showing distrust in the media. Look at that line, 46 percent back in 1997 had little or no confidence in the mass media. It's now up to 60 percent. It's a stunning verdict against our news business." That's it? Kurtz wanted to move...
  • CNN Reports Details of Amb. Chris Stevens’ Private Diary; State Dept. Calls it ‘Indefensible’

    09/23/2012 7:07:49 PM PDT · by Mad Dawgg · 39 replies
    TVNEWSER ^ | September 23, 2012 | Chris Ariens
    Full title: "CNN Reports Details of Amb. Chris Stevens’ Private Diary; State Dept. Calls it ‘Indefensible’; CNN Punches Back: State Dept. ‘Attacking the Messenger’" The State Department is taking CNN to task for sharing details from Ambassador Chris Stevens’ diary, before returning the journal to his family. Stevens, along with three other Embassy personnel were killed on Sept. 11 when the consulate in Benghazi came under attack. n Friday, Cooper explained how CNN came upon the diary and how it factored into Wednesday’s reporting: “The information for that report like all of CNN’s reporting was carefully vetted. Some of that...
  • Clinton: No sign that Stevens believed he was on an al Qaeda hit list

    09/22/2012 8:23:52 AM PDT · by tobyhill · 46 replies
    cnn ^ | 9/22/2012 | staff
    U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton said Thursday she has "absolutely no information or reason to believe there is any basis" to suggest that U.S. Ambassador to Libya Chris Stevens believed he was on an al Qaeda hit list. The remark came after a source familiar with Stevens' thinking told CNN that in the months leading up to his death, Stevens worried about constant security threats in Benghazi and mentioned that his name was on an al Qaeda hit list. Stevens spoke about a rise in Islamic extremism and al Qaeda's growing presence in Libya, the source said. The White...
  • US State Dept. blasts CNN report on Stevens' diary

    09/23/2012 1:49:58 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 74 replies
    Atlanta Journal-Constitution ^ | September 23, 2012 | LYNN ELBER
    CNN reported on the personal journal of slain American ambassador Christopher Stevens over objections from his family, a State Department spokesman said Saturday. The news channel, in a story posted online Saturday, said that it found a journal belonging to Stevens four days after he died in a Sept. 11 attack on the U.S. consulate in Benghazi, Libya. Three other Americans also were killed. CNN broke a pledge to the late ambassador's family that it wouldn't report on the diary, said State Department spokesman Philippe Reines, a senior adviser to U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton. In a blistering...
  • CNN obtains journal of slain ambassador....

    09/22/2012 7:31:09 PM PDT · by aquila48 · 30 replies
    yahoo ^ | Wendy Carpenter
    A personal journal belonging to U.S. Ambassador to Libya Christopher Stevens was obtained by CNN, and The Wall Street Journal is reporting that it "broadcast reports based on its contents against the wishes of the Stevens family, according to relatives and State Department officials who were asked to intervene by the family."...... On Wednesday, CNN talk show host Anderson Cooper told Sen. John McCain on "Anderson Cooper 360," that "a source familiar with Ambassador Stevens's thinking told us that in the months before his death he talked about being worried about the never-ending security threats that he was facing in...
  • Anderson Cooper admits CNN found slain ambassador's journal, 'secretly' used it in reporting

    09/22/2012 1:14:19 PM PDT · by opentalk · 67 replies
    Daily Mail UK ^ | September 22, 2012 | Snejana Farberov
    Anderson Cooper admits that CNN found slain American ambassador's journal inside U.S. consulate in Libya and 'secretly' used it in reporting (full Title).•CNN found Ambassador Christopher Stevens' personal journal on the floor at the U.S. consulate in Benghazi •Journal consisted of seven handwritten pages in a hard-bound book •Network says it notified Stevens' family at once and handed over the journal CNN host Anderson Cooper admitted on Friday that the network had come across the late Ambassador Christopher Stevens' personal journal and used parts of it in its reporting without disclosing the source. On Wednesday on his show Anderson Cooper...
  • CNN Used Slain Envoy's Writings Against Family's Wishes

    09/22/2012 12:49:13 PM PDT · by lbryce · 9 replies
    Wall Street Journal ^ | September 22, 2012 | ADAM ENTOUS And KEACH HAGEY
    <p>CNN obtained a personal journal that belonged to the slain American ambassador to Libya, Christopher Stevens, and broadcast reports based on its contents against the wishes of the Stevens family, according to relatives and State Department officials who were asked to intervene by the family.</p>
  • Freep 2 polls! (Fox and CNN

    09/19/2012 2:36:27 PM PDT · by dynachrome · 15 replies
    cnn.com ^ | 9-19-12 | CNN, Foxnews
    Fox: What do you make of Mitt Romney’s comment on Obama supporters being 'victims'? He was speaking the truth. Get over it He made a fair point about the entitlement mentality, but it was inartfully stated He wrote off half the population. It’s offensive and politically damaging CNN: How will Mitt Romney's secretly taped fundraiser remarks affect his campaign? Help him Hurt him No effect
  • NPR Brings on CNN's Toobin to Say Obama's a Conservative, John Roberts Favors Radical Change

    09/18/2012 8:56:04 AM PDT · by Olog-hai · 14 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | September 18, 2012 | Tim Graham
    NPR’s Terry Gross brought on CNN judicial analyst Jeffrey Toobin on Monday to discuss his new book on the Supreme Court (called The Oath) for 44 minutes of her program Fresh Air. Toobin proclaimed that Barack Obama is the conservative when it comes to the Supreme Court, and John Roberts is the radical revolutionary. This is the same Toobin who complained overturning ObamaCare would be "judicial activism." Toobin also claimed with a straight face (or at least an ungiggly voice) that Roberts voted to uphold ObamaCare to pave the way for more conservative decisions, to insulate the court from being...
  • CNN's Crowley to Netanyahu: "There Are Legitimate Peaceful Purposes For Enriching Uranium" (video)

    09/16/2012 8:57:41 AM PDT · by i88schwartz · 49 replies
    RealClearPolitics ^ | September 16, 2012 | RealClearPolitics
    CNN's Candy Crowley: What we know is, of course, Iran is allowed under agreements, international agreements, to go ahead and do what it's doing because there are legitimate peaceful purposes for enriching this uranium -- Benjamin Netanyahu: You think so? You think so, Candy? That's like -- let me. It's not legitimate. This is a country that talks about, denies the Holocaust, promises to wipe out Israel, is engaged in terror throughout the world. It's like Timothy McVeigh walking into a shop in Oklahoma City and saying, 'I would like to tend my garden. I'd like to buy some fertilizer.'...
  • CNN lapdog adds ‘breadbasket’ to Handbook of Racial Code Words after hearing Paul Ryan speech

    09/15/2012 11:37:50 AM PDT · by nhwingut · 79 replies
    Twitchy ^ | 09/15/2012 | Twitchy Staff
    @PeterHambyCNN: Ryan just called Florida "the breadbasket of the South" ... phrase has Civil War origins. Florida a major supplier food to the Confederacy
  • Benjamin Netanyahu on ‘Meet the Press’ and ‘State of the Union’ (9/16/12)

    09/15/2012 11:35:18 AM PDT · by onyx · 16 replies
    Orlando Sentinel (blog) ^ | Saturday, 9/16/12 | Hal Boedeker
    Unrest in the Middle East will be a major topic on Sunday morning programs. Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will be a guest on NBC’s “Meet the Press” and CNN’s “State of the Union.”
  • AWESOME – Rush: Heavily skewed CNN poll proves that Obama inevitability talk is manufactured

    09/11/2012 7:24:51 PM PDT · by sheikdetailfeather · 29 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | 9/11/2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    Great news here. Rush opened his show noting that the CNN poll which has Obama up 6 points over Romney is a joke of a poll, that it over samples Democrats by a very wide margin. Which makes his point that media is still trying to prop up Obama with these phony polls. He explains below and more:
  • CNN Commits Birth Certificate Fraud To Cover For Obama’s Constitutional Ineligibility

    09/11/2012 8:02:05 AM PDT · by ednoonan7 · 31 replies
    Obama Ballot Challenge ^ | 9-11-12 | Pamela Barnett
    CNN Commits Birth Certificate Fraud To Cover For Obama’s Constitutional Ineligibility Posted by Pamela Barnett - 11 September 2012 CNN states on their program that a picture of a real Hawaii birth certificate is Obama’s when it belongs to a Japanese-American (possibly Keith Suganuma) child born in 1960 to a father Francis (possibly last name Suganuma), 42, who was a police officer and a mother Mildred, 20. Please review screen shots from CNN’s video and help fill in the rest of the pieces. I think the mother’s middle and maiden names may be Kazuo and Yashiki respectively. Notice that CNN...
  • Did CNN Rig Its Own Poll?

    09/10/2012 9:06:24 PM PDT · by 867V309 · 15 replies
    Breitbart ^ | 10 Sep 2012 | Mike Flynn
    It is surprising, though, that Independents make up only 5% of the sample. Tellingly, Romney leads this group by 14 points.
  • Mitt Romney would lead eight in unskewed data from newest CNN/ORC poll

    09/10/2012 8:49:12 PM PDT · by reprobate · 34 replies
    examiner.com ^ | 9-10-2012 | Dean Chambers
    The latest CNN/ORC poll released today shows a wider lead for President Obama than the previous CNN/ORC poll but it is doubly skewed. It massively under-samples independents while it also over-samples Democratic voters. The CNN/Opinion Research Corp. poll official reports Obama at 52 to percent and Mitt Romney at 46 percent. Unskewed, the data reveals a 53 percent to 45 percent lead for Romney. This new CNN/ORC survey, unlike many other analyzed, not only over-samples Democratic voters, but also massively under-samples independent voters, to produce a result more favorable to Barack...
  • CNN: Obama 52% Romney 46%, but...

    09/10/2012 3:07:59 PM PDT · by smoothsailing · 76 replies
    The Hill ^ | 9-10-2012 | Christian Heinze
    September 10, 2012 CNN: Obama 52% Romney 46%, but... Christian Heinze A new CNN poll of likely voters confirms a Barack Obama convention bounce, as he now leads Mitt Romney, 52%-46%. But here's a very curious internal. Romney leads among independents, 54%-40%. That's a blowout number. Both candidates get 96%-97% of their respective parties, so this means that this sample must have leaned Democratic big-time. And of course, CNN didn't release the sampling breakdown. There's no doubt Obama got a convention bounce, but the independent number indicates a pretty severe oversample among Democrats in this poll.
  • Thousands sign petition calling on CNN to fire contributor over tweet

    09/06/2012 5:26:19 PM PDT · by SmithL · 37 replies
    SFGate: Politics Blog ^ | 9/6/12 | Drew Joseph
    More than 70,000 people have signed a online petition calling on CNN to fire contributor Erick Erickson for an offensive tweet. “First night of the Vagina Monologues in Charlotte going as expected,” Erickson, who is also the editor of RedState.com, tweeted on Tuesday, referring to the opening day of the Democratic National Convention.
  • On Night Conv Booed God, Out-of-Touch Dems Think They Won Election Because of Clinton's Speech!

    09/06/2012 2:08:39 PM PDT · by NYer · 26 replies
    Rushlimbaugh.com ^ | September 6, 2011 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: All right, here's the truth. Yesterday, including most of last night, was perhaps one of the worst, flattest, most embarrassing days for a political party at its convention in the history of conventions. And yet, the media and a lot of Democrats think the election's over because of last night. They think last night's convention was a home run, a grand-slam home run. I'm telling you, the truth is that in terms of average Americans watching what's going on, yesterday and last night was an absolute disaster for the Democrats. There must be a lot of fear...
  • CNN Fact Check: About those 4.5 million jobs ...

    09/05/2012 8:00:49 AM PDT · by bigbob · 13 replies
    CNN ^ | 9-5-12 | CNN Wire Staff
    <p>Anyone watching the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night heard the number 4.5 million several times.</p> <p>"Despite incredible odds and united Republican opposition, our president took action, and now we've seen 4.5 million new jobs," San Antonio Mayor Julian Castro, the party's keynote speaker, said.</p>
  • CNN right now is trying to make the case you ARE better off now than 4 years ago!

    09/03/2012 8:34:46 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 54 replies
    CNN | 9/3/
    No real link, just what the network is putting on...two women pointing at one of those big electronic screens....showing all sorts of statistics "proving" how the economy is doing just FINE under Obamugabe!
  • CNN Questions Use of MY GIRL at Republican Convention

    08/30/2012 12:16:10 PM PDT · by Calpublican · 24 replies
    Vanity | 8/30/2012 | Calpublican
    This a.m. CNN interviewed the last living original member of the Diamonds and asked if he minded that the RNC used My Girl after Ann Romney's speech. (Wonder if they will similarly interview musicians after the DNC Convention.) The gentleman, an Obama supporter, said he was glad the song "transcends borders." Anyone else see this?
  • '2016: Obama's America' producer says CNN rejected ad -- EXCLUSIVE

    08/29/2012 4:39:58 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 27 replies
    Posted from a phone so difficult to cut and paste text.
  • Two RNC Attendees Threw Nuts At A Black CNN Employee And Said, 'This Is How We Feed Animals'

    08/29/2012 8:46:07 AM PDT · by blam · 95 replies
    TBI ^ | 8-29-2012 | Brett LoGiurato
    Two RNC Attendees Threw Nuts At A Black CNN Employee And Said, 'This Is How We Feed Animals' Brett LoGiurato Aug. 29, 2012, 9:32 AM Two spectators at the Republican National Convention were kicked out Tuesday after allegedly throwing nuts at a black CNN employee and saying, "This is how we feed animals," according to a CNN report this morning. CNN did not have any further official comment beyond its short report. The convention released this statement this morning: “Two attendees tonight exhibited deplorable behavior. Their conduct was inexcusable and unacceptable. This kind of behavior will not be tolerated." The...
  • CNN’s domestic ratings woes mask underlying strengths (Dinosaur Media DeathWatch™)

    08/26/2012 6:05:56 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 24 replies
    Atlanta Journal Constitution ^ | August 25, 2012 | Rodney Ho
    When he announced his departure from CNN last month, President Jim Walton said the Atlanta-based news network needed “new thinking” and a plan for change. But can CNN remake itself? [Snip] Questions about CNN’s health, as well as its influence, are growing louder. Interviews with two dozen industry experts and former and current staffers of the cable news pioneer paint a picture of an entrenched organization struggling to connect with viewers and deeply wedded to a domestic news format that hasn’t retained its popularity. In some ways, those experts say, CNN has become a victim of its own success ......
  • CNN’s Anderson Cooper rips into DNC chair for misquoting Romney, L.A. Times on abortion

    08/24/2012 2:44:07 PM PDT · by NYer · 31 replies
    Life Site News ^ | August 24, 2012 | JOHN JALSEVAC
    VIDEO AT ABOVE LINK ATLANTA, August 24, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - Conservative activists frequently bemoan the liberal bias of the mainstream media, but a heated encounter between CNN’s Anderson Cooper and Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairwoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz last night, has GOP supporters cheering. During the exchange Cooper repeatedly presses Schultz about a recent fundraising letter from the DNC that attempted to link Mitt Romney to Todd Akin’s much-decried remarks about abortion and rape. The CNN anchor charges Schultz with misquoting the Los Angeles Times, misstating Romney’s position on abortion, and falsely claiming that the Romney campaign is responsible for...
  • BRUTAL: Anderson Cooper obliterates DNC Chair over her lies about Romney’s stance on abortion

    08/23/2012 6:48:32 PM PDT · by Free ThinkerNY · 94 replies
    The Right Scoop ^ | August. 23, 2012 | The Right Scoop
    This is a MUST WATCH! And it is brutal. In his “Keeping them Honest” segment tonight, Anderson Cooper completely exposed Debbie Wasserman Schultz over her lies about Romney’s position on abortion. From beginning to end, Cooper refuses to let DWS dodge the issue, holding her to account for taking reporting LA Times out of context to raise money against Romney. Seriously, watch the whole thing. It’s awesome!
  • CNN Hammering The Akin Story Home Every 15 Minutes Now

    08/21/2012 8:37:12 AM PDT · by tcrlaf · 102 replies
    Vanity | 8-21-11 | TCRLAF
    It's like it's the ONLY news happening on the entire planet. Anyone else noticing this? They are spending 3 minutes of every 15 on this, and have been, all morning. CBS Evening News devoted a FULL EIGHT MINUTES to this last night.
  • Embattled Rep. Akin Stands Up Piers Morgan and CNN

    08/21/2012 3:39:53 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 29 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 21, 2012 | Kevin Glass
    After a convoluted series of events, embattled GOP Senate nominee Todd Akin stood up CNN host Piers Morgan in prime time tonight and set the stage for a fundraising drive that Akin hopes would keep him in the U.S. Senate race in Missouri. Outraged, Morgan called Akin a "gutless little twerp" before saying that the Congressman has an open invitation to appear on the show. Both Piers Morgan and showrunner Jonathan Wald alerted the world that Akin would be appearing on CNN at 9pm to discuss his controversial comments regarding rape, pregnancy and abortion, and to discuss the widespread GOP...
  • Nothing To See Here (the enemedia)

    08/20/2012 9:13:56 AM PDT · by jazusamo · 8 replies
    PJ Media ^ | August 20, 2012 | Andrew Klavan
    There’s nothing to write about this week as no one shot anyone for any politically motivated reason at the Washington, D.C., headquarters of the Family Research Council, a group that is obviously hateful for promoting traditional views of marriage and so couldn’t be the victim of a hate crime in the first place because they’re so hateful any hate would logically have to be coming from them and not from the person who shot them. According to the Media Research Center, CBS News did not even bother to report the non-shooting at FRC that did not leave the building manager...
  • Sodom and Gomorrah

    08/18/2012 6:48:45 PM PDT · by tsowellfan · 25 replies
    victoriajacksonshow.com ^ | Victoria Jackson
    At the gym today, I plugged my ear phones into the state-of-the-art-Elliptical machine and the only news channel out of the 23 TV’s hanging from the ceiling, was CNN. So, I watched the enemy. It’s fun to see how they distort things, to watch their blatant propaganda. I’m sure some CNNies don’t know they are propagandists. They were the kids in high school who copied the captain of the cheerleader’s hairdo without asking questions. 12″ beehive. 12″ beehive. Side bangs in your eye. Side bangs in your eye. No questions asked. They are pod people. They have no soul, so...
  • The Collapse of CNN

    08/18/2012 6:54:15 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 78 replies
    The American Interest ^ | August 17, 2012 | John Ellis
    What’s wrong with CNN? Rewind to 1991, the first night of the First Gulf War. American attack planes are dropping laser-guided missiles on strategic targets in Baghdad. CNN, with Peter Arnett reporting from Baghdad and Bernard Shaw anchoring from the US, owns the story. So much so that then-NBC News President Michael Gartner gave up on his own news division’s coverage of the outbreak of war and ordered them to carry the CNN feed for the remainder of the evening. (A decision, predictably, that led to Mr. Gartner’s eventual dismissal).CNN was in that position because its founder, Ted Turner, imagined...
  • Like MSNBC, CNN Ignored Poll Showing 74 Percent of Americans Support Showing Photo ID to Vote

    08/17/2012 6:10:13 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    NewsBuster.org ^ | August 17 2012 | Matt Hadro
    In spite of a Washington Post poll showing 74 percent of Americans favor government-issued photo ID mandates at polling places, CNN skipped those numbers this past week in six separate segments on voter ID laws. As a Mediaite study noted, MSNBC aired 19 segments on voter ID laws from Monday through Thursday without mentioning the poll. While CNN's coverage was largely balanced, the poll numbers still should have been reported in their discussions on voter ID laws. In one instance of liberal bias, anchor Fredricka Whitfield teed up liberal guest Professor Jonathan Turley on Thursday by asking if ID laws...
  • Skipping Over the Shooting at FRC

    08/17/2012 4:12:17 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 37 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 17, 2012 | Brent Bozell
    Floyd Corkins, a volunteer for the last six months at the D.C. Center for the LGBT Community, marched into the Family Research Center with a gun and serious ammunition, denounced FRC's policy positions and shot a security guard in the arm before being subdued. Another hate crime, but this time against, perhaps, the pre-eminent pro-family organization in America. CBS gave the story 20 seconds. NBC spent 17 seconds. Imagine a volunteer for the Family Research Council marching into some gay group's headquarters with a gun, and after shouting his opposition to the homosexual agenda, opened fire and wounded a guard...
  • Soledad O’Brien: Me? Biased?

    08/16/2012 4:36:36 PM PDT · by Starman417 · 27 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 08-16-12 | DrJohn
    Back in March Soledad O'Brien attempted to rewrite history to protect Barack Obama and was roundly criticized for it. As noted back then, O'Brien is very obviously an Obama/liberal sycophant yet she insists otherwise. "I don't think I show bias in my TV show. I think I am aggressive with people about trying to find the facts behind what they say," O'Brien said. "Am I a liberal or conservative? I'm neither. Like most Americans, I find politics very frustrating. Like most Americans, I'd like to hear from politicians the facts. That is what drives me." Self-deception can be very cruel....