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  • CNN caught ADDING key word to Trump’s comments; Twitter ERUPTS

    09/20/2016 1:15:01 PM PDT · by Syncro · 83 replies ^ | 2:47pm September 20, 2016 | Michelle Jesse, Associate Editor
    CNN caught ADDING key word to Trump’s comments; Twitter ERUPTS It’s no longer a surprise that CNN, aka the Clinton News Network, is doing whatever it can to boost Hillary Clinton for president. It even admitted as much on air. And its actions in this presidential election continue to remove any doubt one might have had that it’s not to be viewed as an objective news source. We saw CNN hosts openly toasting and celebrating the Democrat candidate’s nomination. We’ve caught them editing out a Trump t-shirt worn by a hero — so as not to associate Trump with anything other...
  • CNN "Trump backs off false Iran video claim"

    Washington (CNN)Donald Trump backed off a false claim Friday morning, admitting he had not seen a video of a $400 million payment being unloaded from a US plane in Iran. The Republican nominee had claimed at rallies twice this week that such a video existed, saying in Maine on Thursday that it was provided by Iranians "to embarrass our president because we have a president who's incompetent."
  • George W. Bush Charged Wounded Vets Group $100k for Speech

    07/09/2015 3:22:30 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 78 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/9 | Tom LoBianco
    Former President George W. Bush is under fire for charging $100,000 to speak to a group of veterans wounded in a pair of wars he started when he was in office, just the latest front in a political battle over speaking fees that has hit both sides of the aisle. Members of the Texas-based Helping a Hero charity told ABC News that Bush charged $100,000 for his 2012 speech at a charity fundraiser for veterans who lost limbs in the Afghanistan and Iraq Wars. The former president was also given use of a private jet at a cost of $20,000...
  • 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...
  • NRA expands its role from fight for gun rights to conservative causes

    04/08/2012 5:44:56 AM PDT · by Joe Brower · 23 replies
    CNN ^ | 4/6/12 | Libby Lewis
    NRA expands its role from fight for gun rights to conservative causesLibby LewisUpdated 6:05 PM EDT, Fri April 6, 2012 Washington (CNN) -- This week, Coca-Cola and Kraft announced they are pulling their corporate memberships from a conservative group that was behind the spread of "stand your ground" laws like the one highlighted in Florida by the Trayvon Martin case. The American Legislative Executive Council, also known as ALEC, is getting attention lately for its behind the scenes work pushing conservative legislation in the states. The group has gotten even more attention since a neighborhood watch volunteer shot and killed...
  • Third News Network Admits to False Reporting on George Zimmerman

    04/05/2012 3:02:55 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 46 replies
    Rush ^ | April 5, 2012 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Safe to say that the media has destroyed George Zimmerman. They set out to destroy George Zimmerman, and they've done it. It's unconscionable what they've done. George Zimmerman doesn't have a microphone, can't fight back. He was just singled out and destroyed. The third network has come forward today and admitted that their original interpretation of a tape involving words spoken by Zimmerman may now not be correct. The third network. The first was NBC, which admitted doctoring a 911 tape. This is not an accident that takes place in the hustle and bustle of putting together...
  • A Comparison: CNN’s Vastly Different Reporting On Bush, Obama Gas Prices

    05/05/2011 10:22:49 AM PDT · by RabidBartender · 9 replies
    Big Journalism ^ | April 26, 2011 | Accuracy in Media
    A blog at today begins as follows: President Barack Obama confronted two political realities this week: – Rising gas prices are bad for a politician’s poll numbers – There is almost nothing a politician can do about it, at least in the short run. Read the article here and see for yourself how CNN defends President Obama’s actions regarding oil prices. CNN showcases Obama’s recent rhetoric about gas prices, while conveniently neglecting to fact check any of President Obama’s claims (as CNN did when covering President Bush’s gas price rhetoric in past years). Throughout the article, President Obama is...
  • CNN and the Lara Logan pic taken moments before her assault in Cairo

    02/17/2011 6:56:37 PM PST · by hole_n_one · 39 replies · 1+ views
    CNN ^ | 2/15/2011
    We have all seen the picture of CBS News /60 Minutes correspondent Lara Logan moments before she was attacked while covering the protests in Egypt's Tahrir Square..............This is how CNN has chosen to show the same picture on their website and on any CNN cable network airing............
  • The shame — and hypocrisy — of CNN (Hypocrisy is thy name MSM)

    01/09/2011 10:24:16 AM PST · by Bigtigermike · 9 replies
    HotAir ^ | Sunday January 09, 2011 | Ed Morrissey
    Yesterday’s horrific and senseless shooting of more than a dozen people in Tucson, including Representative Gabrielle Giffords, provided a look into the biases of much of the American media — and it was not just an ugly sight, but a shamefully hypocritical peek as well, as Byron York points out. In the last public mass-murder shooting fourteen months ago at Fort Hood, the media spent the first few hours scolding anyone who suggested that it might be an act of terror or that Major Nidal Hasan’s religious beliefs might be relevant before every last fact was exposed: “We cannot jump...
  • Amateur Hour at CNN: Error-Filled Chyron During Beck Rally

    08/28/2010 5:26:06 PM PDT · by Rufus2007 · 32 replies
    Newsbusters ^ | August 28, 2010 | Jeff Poor
    There is something about CNN and the people writing chyrons for the alleged "most trusted name in news" with the "best political team on television." Last week, these geniuses clarified the White House's position on President Barack Obama's religion. However on CNN Aug. 28 coverage of Glenn Beck's "Restoring Honor" rally, which CNN reporters and anchors seemingly held their nose up and reported on throughout the event, the chyron on the screen was something likened to one of those parlor games where you circle the numerous errors involved. (h/t Inside Cable News) ...more...
  • CNN Coverage of the Teaparty (3 pics- 1 Swastika and 1 militia)

    09/13/2009 8:29:50 AM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 46 replies · 1,758+ views
    CNN ^ | 9/13/2009 | Jim Spellman
    I watched a LOT of the coverage of the DC tea party yesterday, but curiously I did not see any of the signs that CNN has linked to the story. One of them is a Swastika, and another has "Start your Militia Training today". No. Absolutely no bias there/s
  • FREEP THIS POLL: Grade The Obama Administration

    08/05/2009 9:02:59 AM PDT · by joinedafterattack · 69 replies · 2,476+ views
    CNN NEWS ^ | 8-5-09 | CNN
    Let your voice be heard. Vote NOW!
  • This is what CNN didn't want to report....It's an Outrage (videos)

    06/14/2009 5:55:19 AM PDT · by nuconvert · 89 replies · 3,084+ views
    youtube ^ | JUne 13, 2009
    How many tens of thousands of people marching in protest does it take for CNN to acknowledge that it's happening? The Iranian people are outraged at the lack of coverage by CNN. The Iranian people need publicity about their plight and desire for a Free Iran in order to topple the regime. Iranians were shouting in English: "We Want Freedom". If it isn't reported, who will know? BBC reporter not afraid to show what's happening -
  • CNN: Even With Obama Gun Control Agenda, Gun Owners 'Might Even Be Paranoid'

    03/30/2009 9:35:32 AM PDT · by Pyro7480 · 101 replies · 3,255+ views ^ | 3/30/2009 | Matthew Balan
    During a segment on Friday’s Campbell Brown: No Bias, No Bull program, CNN tried to perpetuate left-wing stereotypes about gun owners, and sent mixed messages about whether or not President Obama and his administration is pushing for gun control. Correspondent Sean Callebs interviewed two Texas professionals who owned guns and concluded, “A nurse, an attorney -- not the usual portrait of Second Amendment diehards.” After asking a gun store owner if he was “profiting on this fear” of new gun control measures, Callebs expounded on the concerns of gun owners: “In fact, it may not be rational at all. It...
  • CNN [en Espanol] Reporter: Chavez 'Epitome of the Populist Leader'

    03/13/2009 9:04:14 AM PDT · by chuck_the_tv_out · 13 replies · 459+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | March 13, 2009 - 10:47 | Ken Shepherd
    Venezuelan dictator Hugo Chavez is "attractive to any journalist" because he's "the epitome of the populist leader" with "plain tastes" and "overwhelming charisma," CNN en espańol senior anchor Patricia Janiot told journalist Cristian Savio in a recent interview
  • Palin's off-script comments irk McCain aides

    10/27/2008 2:38:41 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 71 replies · 1,855+ views
    CNN ^ | 11:26 a.m. EDT, Mon October 27, 2008
    Some aides to Sen. John McCain say they weren't happy that running mate Sarah Palin went off script Sunday...Palin deviated from her prepared remarks to talk about her wardrobe controversy Sunday. ... A senior McCain adviser told CNN those comments "were not the remarks we sent to her plane." ...A Palin aide said that the governor clearly felt like she had to say something to defend herself, because "that's really not who she is." ... sources told CNN that long-brewing tensions between Palin and key aides to McCain were on the rise. McCain advisers suggested that they have become increasingly...
  • Pit Bull Turns On McMaverick

    10/27/2008 12:17:01 AM PDT · by CutePuppy · 63 replies · 2,443+ views
    New York Post ^ | October 26, 2008 | Carl Campanile and Ginger Adams Otis
    Sarah Palin is the rogue elephant in the GOP war room. The maverick mom is distancing herself from John McCain and blowing off the advice of senior Republican aides, convinced they're damaging her reputation and ruining the campaign. Things have gotten so tense between Palin and her traveling staff, an insider said, that she's overruling their advice - which was evident last week when she ignored GOP aides piling into waiting cars at a Colorado event and strolled over to the press corps for an impromptu talk. MORE: Palin Has Future Even If McCain Loses In speeches, Palin has contradicted...
  • Caught In An AP Lie: Dan Eggen/WP & Johanna Neuman/LA Times

    09/24/2008 6:29:49 PM PDT · by an amused spectator · 26 replies · 1,075+ views
    Free Republic and Online News ^ | September 24, 2008 | AP anon, Dan Eggen & Johanna Neuman
    On an earlier thread (Laura Bush: Palin lacks foreign policy experience (AP spin and not even close to accurate)), Freeper nuvista revealed that the Associated Press took a Laura Bush/CNN interview and deliberately distorted it to make a hitpiece they could spread all over the Net. Unfortunately, YouTube has a copy of the very same interview, proving beyond a doubt that the interview was distorted to make Laura Bush "say" something she didn't say: YouTube: Laura Bush: "Thrilled" About Sarah Palin Upon searching for the anonymous AP author of the hitpiece, I discovered that Dan Eggen of The Washington Post...
  • Lying with Impunity: CNN Can't Resist Fabricating Information

    07/31/2008 10:28:22 AM PDT · by Bokababe · 24 replies · 189+ views
    BSA ^ | July 31,2008 | BSA Staff
    Under the title "CNN Opens a Subway in Belgrade" Serbian RTS reported that the most viewed American news television yesterday broadcast the footage of July 30 unrests which interrupted the Belgrade rally, generously stuffing it with chunks from much more violent demonstrations which took place a year ago in Budapest, Hungary. Serbian TV commented that the impressive amount of attention the Atlanta-based broadcast giant has paid to Belgrade unrest was hampered by the fact the editors didn't have enough of sufficiently explosive visual material to justify CNN's enormous interest in Serbian demonstrations, so they once again resorted to their favorite...
  • McCain Slams CNN Over Gay General

    12/04/2007 8:23:58 AM PST · by meandog · 57 replies · 257+ views
    Newsmax ^ | November 30, 2007 | By: Newsmax Staff
    Presidential hopeful John McCain lambasted CNN for allowing a gay retired general allied with the Hillary Clinton campaign to question candidates during Wednesday’s Republican debate. “I think that should have been made public if this individual was a member of another — any other campaign, then people would, obviously, have a better way of judging the quality of the question,” an angry McCain declared on Thursday. During the debate televised by CNN, retired Gen. Keith Kerr — a national co-chair for a Clinton veterans group — asked the GOP candidates: “Why do you think that American men and women in...
  • CNN Reporter: Stacked GOP Debate 'Inexcusable'

    12/03/2007 9:30:00 PM PST · by ConservativeMajority · 121 replies · 292+ views
    CNN's chief national correspondent John King criticized his network's handing of the Republican YouTube debate that critics have called "Debate-gate" because at least ten of the supposed "undecided Republican voters" submitting video questions turned out to be Democratic activists. Responding to a question from the audience at a National Press Club program about media coverage of the 2008 presidential election Monday night, King admitted that "fundamental journalism mistakes" were made in the vetting process. King called the mistakes "inexcusable" and said that the debacle "should not have happened." So far, CNN has not announced any investigation of the circumstances surrounding...
  • Hillyer & Citizens United Threaten Legal Action Against CNN

    11/30/2007 8:59:10 AM PST · by RDTF · 35 replies · 278+ views
    Media Bistro via Drudge report ^ | Nov 30 ,2007 | not specified
    From an email sent from Hillyer to CNN Senior Producer Melissa Dunst Lipman, obtained by FishbowlDC: Dear Ms. Lipman: I write to register strenuous objections to your highly unprofessional hit piece last night (Broken Government -- "Campaign Killers," hosted by Campbell Brown ) against David Bossie and Citizens United, and to demand an on-air retraction of part of it, along with corrections made in any future showings. In particular, if a retraction of the defamatory words "fringe militia" is not offered publicly by CNN, and soon, I will advise Mr. Bossie to consider legal action. All of us here at...
  • **CNN's six "undecided voters" were all Democratic operatives**

    11/18/2007 10:42:09 AM PST · by Syncro · 368 replies · 1,954+ views
    Directorblue ^ | November 17, 2007 | Doug Ross
    Saturday, November 17, 2007 CNN's six "undecided voters" were all Democratic operatives    UPDATES BELOW - CNN hits bottom and digs: All six debate questioners appear to be Democratic Party operatives. So much for "ordinary people, undecided voters". To paraphrase Junior Soprano, CNN is so far up the DNC's hind end, Howard Dean can taste hair gel. In a nutshell, CNN's six "undecided voters" were: A Democratic Party bigwigAn antiwar activistA Union officialAn Islamic leaderA Harry Reid stafferA radical Chicano separatist Wow. This looks "rather" like a scandal. Hot Air: ...You’d think the network’s audience might want to know who...
  • CNN’s Malveaux Modifies Voter Question to Make It About Abortion

    11/16/2007 2:37:47 PM PST · by Pyro7480 · 27 replies · 348+ views ^ | 11/16/2007 | Matthew Balan
    CNN’s Suzanne Malveaux, while moderating the second half of the Democratic presidential debate in Las Vegas on Thursday night, added her own "two cents" to a question she fielded from an "undecided voter." After the voter asked the nominees what qualifications a Supreme Court nominee should possess, Malveaux directed the question to Senator Christopher Dodd, and added whether or not he would "require nominees to support abortion rights." LaShannon Spencer, who was identified as a member of the First African Methodist Church, asked the question near the top of the 10 pm Eastern hour. She highlighted how health care and...
  • "Diamond v. Pearl" Student Blasts CNN-(CNN screened and gave out questions at the debate)

    11/16/2007 1:15:17 PM PST · by tcrlaf · 93 replies · 110+ views
    Atlantic ^ | 11-16-07 | Atlantic
    Maria Luisa, the UNLV student who asked Hillary Clinton whether she preferred "diamonds or pearls" at last night's debate wrote on her MySpace page this morning that CNN forced her to ask the frilly question instead of a pre-approved query about the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository. "Every single question asked during the debate by the audience had to be approved by CNN," Luisa writes. "I was asked to submit questions including "lighthearted/fun" questions. I submitted more than five questions on issues important to me. I did a policy memo on Yucca Mountain a year ago and was the finalist...
  • Amanpour's `God's Warriors' airs on CNN

    08/20/2007 8:48:40 AM PDT · by Abathar · 53 replies · 2,356+ views
    AP via Yahoo! ^ | 08/20/07 | DAVID BAUDER
    NEW YORK - Christiane Amanpour's work on the documentary series "God's Warriors" took her directly to intersections of extreme religious and secular thinking. She watched, fascinated, as demonstrators in San Francisco accused teenagers in the fundamentalist Christian group BattleCry of intolerance in a clash of two cultures that will probably never understand each other. Understanding is what Amanpour is trying to promote in "God's Warriors," which takes up six prime-time hours on CNN this week. The series on religious fundamentalism among Christians, Muslims and Jews airs in three parts, 9 p.m. EDT Tuesday through Thursday. Many people know only stereotypes...
  • CNN International Chyron: "Bush Resigns"

    05/11/2007 12:17:00 PM PDT · by Republican Red · 33 replies · 2,147+ views
    Following up on this post: "CNN International's CNN Today program, airing at midnight Eastern, led with the graphic 'Bush Resigns.' Of course, they meant 'Blair Resigns.' Freudian slip on the part of a network accused of anti-Americanism?" did happen. Here's a screen grab from CNN International around midnight ET: This appeared on screen for 12 seconds. (Two seconds before, President Bush had appeared on screen, but the chyron accurately said "Pressure over Iraq.")
  • VANITY: First exposure to CNN in years left me dumbfounded and angry

    10/19/2006 4:03:38 AM PDT · by rlmorel · 56 replies · 2,062+ views
    I do not watch television or read newspapers. So, the last time I watched CNN news in any kind of volume (more than walking in an airport and glancing at it) was probably 10 years ago. Last night I went over to a friend's house, and he was watching CNN, and I think it was Lou Dobbs doing some kind of forum with an audience, and the graphic at the bottom was something like "ATTACK...on the Middle Class". It was unbelievable...reminded me of watching Oprah or something like that. They had some family on who was driven into bankruptcy by...
  • CNN Poll: More Americans blame Bush for 9/11

    09/11/2006 6:56:09 AM PDT · by presidio9 · 139 replies · 4,277+ views
    The percentage of Americans who blame the Bush administration for the September 11, 2001, attacks on New York and Washington has risen from almost a third to almost half over the past four years, a CNN poll released Monday found. Asked whether they blame the Bush administration for the attacks, 45 percent said either a "great deal" or a "moderate amount," up from 32 percent in a June 2002 CNN/USA Today/Gallup poll. But the Clinton administration did not get off lightly either. The latest poll, conducted by Opinion Research Corporation for CNN, found that 41 percent of respondents blamed his...
  • The News We (CNN) Kept To Ourselves [must read]

    04/10/2003 9:16:06 PM PDT · by Pokey78 · 1,557 replies · 21,009+ views
    The New York Times ^ | 04/11/03 | EASON JORDAN
    ATLANTA — Over the last dozen years I made 13 trips to Baghdad to lobby the government to keep CNN's Baghdad bureau open and to arrange interviews with Iraqi leaders. Each time I visited, I became more distressed by what I saw and heard — awful things that could not be reported because doing so would have jeopardized the lives of Iraqis, particularly those on our Baghdad staff. For example, in the mid-1990's one of our Iraqi cameramen was abducted. For weeks he was beaten and subjected to electroshock torture in the basement of a secret police headquarters because he...
  • CNN censors Danish newspaper editor

    02/08/2006 4:37:41 AM PST · by zook · 45 replies · 1,537+ views
    right now, Feb. 8 | vanity
    Moments ago, after touting the interview all morning, CNN engaged in blatent censorship of the Danish editor whose paper first published the Muhammad cartoons.
  • CNN Omits Facts in Sheehan Article

    01/31/2006 9:35:13 PM PST · by Chickenhawk Warmonger · 40 replies · 1,994+ views
    Newsbusters ^ | 2/1/06 | Robin Boyd
    In the article, "Sheehan Arrested in House Gallery", completely ignored the facts of Cindy Sheehan's meeting with President Bush in June 2004. Instead of reporting Cindy's own words to David Henson, staff writer for the Vacaville Reporter, CNN relied on talking points from Cindy's public relations team. According to CNN: "Sheehan and other relatives of troops killed in Iraq met with Bush during a visit to Fort Lewis, Washington, in April 2004, shortly after Sheehan's son was killed. During that meeting with Bush, the President refused to look at pictures of Sheehan's son, didn't want to hear about him...
  • CNN Poll

    12/18/2005 7:26:01 PM PST · by BladeLWS · 60 replies · 2,070+ views
    How do you feel about the U.S. mission in Iraq after President Bush's series of speeches? Optimistic 28% 297 votes Pessimistic 72% 748 votes Total: 1045 votes

    11/22/2005 6:11:06 AM PST · by rabair · 291 replies · 12,536+ views
    The Drudge Report ^ | 11-22-05 | Matt Drudge
    XXXXX DRUDGE REPORT XXXXX TUE NOV 22, 2005 08:25:48 ET XXXXX **Exclusive** CNN SENIOR MANAGEMENT LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION OF CHENEY 'X'; CONTROL ROOM STAFFER 'LAUGHED' WHEN X FLASHED CNN management has launched an internal investigation into how a giant black 'X' mark appeared over Vice President Dick Cheney's face -- as he delivered a speech from Washington on Monday! "We are taking this matter very, very seriously, and I can assure you no one at this network would ever deliberately place an 'X' over the vice president's face," a top CNN source, who asked not to be named at this time,...
  • CNN'er: Katrina Victims Better Off Beheaded

    09/21/2005 8:32:41 PM PDT · by InvisibleChurch · 99 replies · 2,831+ views ^ | Wednesday, Sept. 21, 2005 11:10 p.m. EDT
    CNN's "American Morning" host Soledad O'Brien said Tuesday that Hurricane Katrina evacuees housed at the Superdome were worse off than beheading victims in Baghdad. The normally mild-mannered newswoman offered the overwrought observation while speaking at Redbook Magazine's "Movers and Shakers" awards luncheon in New York. According to the New York Daily News, O'Brien blurted out: "It is a sad thing to watch military veterans cry as they tell you the beheadings in Baghdad were less horrific than what they saw as 30,000 people marched from the Superdome through a shopping mall and onto buses to who knows where." Ms. O'Brien...
  • NBC, CNN Say They're Opening Full-Time News Bureaus in New Orleans

    09/16/2005 12:34:02 PM PDT · by jmc1969 · 22 replies · 601+ views
    NEW YORK (AP) - Anticipating that the Hurricane Katrina recovery will be a big story for months to come, both NBC and CNN said Thursday they are opening full-time news bureaus in New Orleans. NBC News said its bureau will operate out of space at WDSU-TV, its local affiliate, and will help the network and MSNBC originate shows in the city. Brian Williams anchored the "NBC Nightly News" from there on Thursday in advance of President Bush's speech. Frieda Morris, currently chief of NBC's Atlanta bureau who has been living out of a trailer in Biloxi, Miss., since the storm,...
  • CNN Gains on Fox During Katrina

    09/06/2005 10:20:00 AM PDT · by sydbas · 82 replies · 2,064+ views
    NewsMax ^ | 9-6-05 | NewsMax
    CNN made significant ratings gains on Fox News during the networks’ coverage of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. From a rating of 0.5 before the hurricane, CNN rose to a 2.0 – although it still lagged behind Fox’s 2.3 rating. A particularly poignant moment in CNN’s coverage came on the Monday night following landfall, when veteran reporter Jeanne Meserve was interviewed by Aaron Brown after she had gone out into the flooded streets of New Orleans with rescuers. Meserve broke down in tears as she described hearing "people yelling for help and no one can get to them.” Said Brown:...
  • Race-Baiting by Blitzer & Brown; Race Raised by Williams & Koppel

    09/06/2005 11:17:39 AM PDT · by pookie18 · 31 replies · 1,379+ views
    Media Research Center ^ | 9/6/05 | Brent Baker
    CNN's Wolf Blitzer on Friday afternoon repeatedly prodded reluctant Congressional Black Caucus member Elijah Cummings to blame racism for delays in rescuing hurricane victims in New Orleans. Blitzer asked Cummings on The Situation Room: "Do you believe, if it was, in fact, a slow response, as many now believe it was, was it in part the result of racism?" When Cummings demurred from such a blanket accusation, Blitzer wouldn't give up: "There are some critics who are saying, and I don't know if you're among those, but people have said to me, had this happened in a predominantly white community,...
  • A Gathering Storm for the Media

    09/06/2005 1:00:10 PM PDT · by hipaatwo · 106 replies · 4,039+ views
    September 06, 2005 RALEIGH — There is a fetid stink in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, and it’s not coming just from the fouled waters flooding New Orleans. It also wafts from the putrid reporting of the disaster by the mainstream media. From the moment Katrina made landfall the media focused on anything that could redound to the detriment of President Bush or inflame race and class tensions. Reporters and commentators ignored the dismal performance of New Orleans’ Democratic mayor and Louisiana’s Democratic governor, blaming every problem that arose on the Bush administration. Racial demagogues accused Bush and his administration...
  • Blitzer slips (says his job is to MAKE news)

    08/11/2005 1:28:06 PM PDT · by omniscient · 20 replies · 904+ views
    Wolf was interviewing Bubba, trying to get him to say something controversial about Iraq. Clinton replies that Wolf is trying to get him to make news, and Wolf AGREES! Paraphrasing: "My job is to make news [as opposed to reporting it]." A classic Freudian slip here. Wolf's facade of impartiality is beginning to fall apart. Other than this moment, the interview was comprised mainly of Blitzer's predicatable fawning and orgasming in the presence of the Schlickmeister.
  • Slovakia leader hits media on Bush slant

    02/25/2005 7:03:33 PM PST · by neverdem · 30 replies · 1,396+ views
    The Washington Times ^ | February 25, 2005 | Bill Sammon
    The Washington Slovakia leader hits media on Bush slantBy Bill SammonTHE WASHINGTON TIMESPublished February 25, 2005 BRATISLAVA, Slovakia -- The prime minister of Slovakia yesterday blamed the media for unfairly turning the European public against President Bush by negatively slanting coverage on Iraq.     After meeting with Mr. Bush twice in less than a week, Prime Minister Mikulas Dzurinda told reporters that the president also blamed the press for portraying him as eager to invade Iran to eradicate its nuclear program.     "President Bush told me in Brussels: 'I am so unhappy that media creates the picture that Bush wants...
  • CNN RADIO: Lautenberg calls for investigation of Bush - Bin Laden ties

    07/24/2004 7:21:49 AM PDT · by Governor William J. LePetomane · 57 replies · 1,830+ views
    CNN Radio News ^ | n/a | n/a
    Sen. Lautenberg of New Jersey wants an investigation into whether the White House secured a plane to allow the Bin Laden family to leave the United States after 9/11. He mentioned the "cozy relationship" between the Bush family and Saudi Arabia.
  • FReep this Poll: Should marriage be legally defined as only a union between a man and a woman?

    08/04/2003 5:23:00 PM PDT · by Salvation · 81 replies · 535+ views ^ | 8-03-03 | CNN
    <p>Should marriage be legally defined as only a union between a man and a woman?</p>
  • Wolf Blitzer Crosses The Line

    03/23/2003 9:14:35 AM PST · by My Favorite Headache · 160 replies · 469+ views
    CNN | 3-23-03 | My Favorite Headache
    Wolf Blitzer just asked Donald Rumsfeld on live global television these 2 questions: Don't you feel that broadcasting the tape of the POW's would bring comfort to their families Wolf and those back home? How do you expect to win the hearts and minds of Iraqi's while terrorizing them with the shock and awe like American forces did the other night? Wolf Blitzer needs to be Freeped like never before. No wonder CNN is literally the flagship network for ANSWER.Wolf is a total bastard.