Free Republic 4th Quarter Fundraising Target: $88,000 Receipts & Pledges to-date: $24,059
27%  
Woo hoo!! And the first 27% is in!! Thank you all very much!!

Keyword: mainstreammedia

Brevity: Headers | « Text »
  • Media bias against Kavanaugh is overwhelming

    10/03/2018 9:11:38 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 18 replies
    The Hill ^ | 10/03/18 | JOE CONCHA
    It's hard to remember a time when both sides of the aisle have been this pissed off before on one topic. In this case, we're obviously talking about the farcical confirmation process surrounding Brett Kavanaugh, who went from Supreme Court shoo-in to perhaps the most divisive figure in the country outside of anyone named Trump. This whole sordid affair is a farce with one goal in mind: Paint the Republican Party as anti-women, anti-sexual assault, anti-#MeToo. From a general political perspective, it's almost irrelevant if Kavanaugh gets confirmed. The damage is already done when the president and many in his...
  • Obama uses Denmark speech to warn against 'racial', 'nationalistic' politics

    09/30/2018 6:20:12 PM PDT · by Olog-hai · 19 replies
    TheLocal.dk ^ | 29 September 2018 01:42 CEST+02:00 | AFP
    Former US president Barack Obama on Friday warned against rising nationalism as he painted a grim picture of American and global politics on a visit to Denmark. “I’m concerned enough about the international and American trends that I thought it was important to offer my views,” he told entrepreneurs and students in the Danish central city of Kolding. “When you start seeing our politics driven completely free of facts, when you start seeing a debate that is driven solely on racial or nationalistic impulses, when you start seeing a rejection of science and expertise and logic in politics... we are...
  • 'NBC Nightly News' records lowest-rated season ever; still wins younger demographic

    09/26/2018 5:49:34 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 11 replies
    The Hill ^ | 09/26/18 | Joe Concha
    "NBC Nightly News" suffered its lowest-rated season ever, according to Nielsen Media Research, but still topped ABC and CBS in the key younger demographic that advertisers covet most. The Lester Holt-anchored program dropped to an average of 8.153 million total viewers per evening, which marks its lowest average since Nielsen began tracking via electronic data in 1991. That was still good enough for second place behind ABC's "World News Tonight" with David Muir, which delivered 8.637 million viewers for the 2017-2018 season. "The CBS Evening News" with Jeff Glor was third with 6.209 million total viewers. NBC did score 1.851...
  • Press mocks the murder of Mollie Tibbetts soon as it became an illegal alien story

    08/22/2018 4:58:32 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 39 replies
    American Thinker ^ | August 22, 2018 | Monica Showalter
    After whipping up such a brouhaha about illegal immigrants being separated from their children as a result of their lawbreaking, the press was confronted with new story about illegals to report and comment upon, and it didn't quite tug on the heartstrings the way the crying toddlers narrative did. [Snip] So instead of photoshopped Time magazine covers, howls from the on-screen punditry, and big news space doled out for a weepy open letter from Laura Bush pleading the case for illegals, we get this callous response to this actual murder from the press: [Snip] They could ignore it, of course....
  • Demise of print newspapers may have far-reaching consequences for communities and the nation

    08/18/2018 7:52:17 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 66 replies
    The Hill ^ | August 18, 2018 | Richard Benedetto
    For those of us who still love getting our news from newspapers, those inky, crinkly, thin sheets of wood pulp you hold in your hands and read, these indeed are sad times. Print newspapers, thanks in large part to the meteoric rise of smartphones and online and social media, are in serious decline. [Snip] Many media analysts believe it won’t be long before print newspapers disappear. If it happens, they in large part will be devoured by a voracious horde of online and social media, many of which have little respect for the notion that the first function of news...
  • Tweeted On Twitter...a tribute to Trump and Twitter

    08/17/2018 12:16:27 PM PDT · by Uncle Sham · 7 replies
    You Tube ^ | August 17, 2008 | Uncle Sham
    This is about Trump and Twitter to the tune of the 1960's hit "The Letter" by the Box Tops. The title is Tweeted on Twitter by We The People. Length is one minute and nine seconds. Enjoy!Tweeted On Twitter
  • Newspaper editorials take aim at President Trump, who castigates media as 'opposition party'

    08/16/2018 5:06:21 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 27 replies
    The Los Angeles Times ^ | August 16, 2018 | Kurtis Lee
    Hundreds of newspapers nationwide pushed back Thursday against President Trump’s frequent attacks on the press and his assertion that the news media is “the enemy of the people.” In a coordinated campaign, the newspapers — from Massachusetts to Hawaii — released editorials calling on Trump to curb his rhetoric about the news media. While presidents have long complained about the press, none went as far as Trump in his public derision. Trump often repeats the same words to describe the media — “dishonest,” “disgusting,” “fake,” “opposition party.” “We all — as citizens — have a stake in this fight, and...
  • 'Mainstream media’ noise aimed at disrupting POTUS Trump is a massive national security issue

    08/15/2018 6:38:33 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 6 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 8/15/18 | J. D. Heyes
    Full headline: Disgusting ‘mainstream media’ noise aimed at disrupting POTUS Trump 24/7/365 is a massive national security issue Dangerous Distractions: The ‘mainstream’ media was at it again on Tuesday, doing its level best to ignore the really important things happening in our country and the world to focus on the freak show of the week: Omarosa Manigault-Newman. The fired former White House staffer and reality TV ‘star’ has a ‘tell-all’ book to sell bashing POTUS Donald Trump, and though so much of what she claims in it has already been debunked, it doesn’t matter what’s happening in North Korea, China,...
  • ‘Mainstream’ media pushing us toward more political violence by refusing to call out Antifa

    08/13/2018 11:03:25 AM PDT · by SleeperCatcher · 14 replies
    The National Sentinel ^ | 8/13/18 | USA Features
    Epic Fail: On Thursday one hundred newspapers around the country are set to simultaneously run editorials bashing POTUS Donald Trump for his characterizing them as “fake news” and ‘enemies of the people’ — which is pretty much what they all do everyday unofficially. Because practically no one in Trump’s America trusts them anyway, the ‘mainstream’ media’s equivalent of another anti-Trump temper tantrum isn’t going to affect POTUS’ approval rating one iota — unless, of course, it will drive it up. The papers are going to whine and complain that POTUS Trump is ‘harming the First Amendment’ through alleged attempts to...
  • More than 100 newspapers will publish editorials decrying Trump's anti-press rhetoric

    08/12/2018 5:55:35 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 101 replies
    CNN ^ | August 11, 2018 | Brian Stelter
    "The dirty war on the free press must end." That's the idea behind an unusual editorial-writing initiative that has enlisted scores of newspapers across America. The Boston Globe has been contacting newspaper editorial boards and proposing a "coordinated response" to President Trump's escalating "enemy of the people" rhetoric. "We propose to publish an editorial on August 16 on the dangers of the administration's assault on the press and ask others to commit to publishing their own editorials on the same date," The Globe said in its pitch to fellow papers. The effort began just a few days ago. As of...
  • Elizabeth Warren snubbed in 'first Native American congresswoman' media coverage

    08/09/2018 1:08:59 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 22 replies
    Washington Times ^ | August 8, 2018 | Valerie Richardson
    Two Democratic candidates are each poised to become the first Native American woman elected to Congress, according to the media consensus, which has prompted the question: What about Sen. Elizabeth Warren? Democrat Sharice Davids, a member of the Ho-Chunk Nation, won her House primary race Tuesday in Kansas, prompting the Kansas City Star and others to report that she would be “the first Native American woman elected to Congress” if she prevails in November. The same has been said of Deb Haaland, a member of the Pueblo of Laguna, who captured in June the Democratic nomination for the New Mexico...
  • Dan Rather: Trump criticism of media is 'straight out of Orwell'

    07/29/2018 5:55:46 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 99 replies
    The Hill ^ | July 28, 2018 | Jacqueline Thomsen
    Veteran journalist Dan Rather said on Friday that President Trump’s false statements about and attacks on the media are "straight out of Orwell." The former longtime CBS News anchor told CNN’s Don Lemon that Trump is "authoritarian" and wants people to believe that "the one and only truth comes from him." [Snip] "As several people have said before me, he is not just attacking the truth, he wants to annihilate the truth," the former anchor added. "He wants to move us completely into the post-truth political era in which there’s no such thing as objective facts." Rather added that there...
  • Two different surveys confirm that cable companies are screwed

    07/25/2018 11:39:09 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 69 replies
    BGR ^ | July 24, 2018 | Chris Mills
    It is not a pleasant time to be a cable company. Decades of regional monopolies are being swept away, leaving us with - the horror! - actual competition. Prices on streaming bundles are so low that companies are actually struggling to make money on the $40-a-month skinny services. Any time margins are so low that telecoms giants are complaining, you know that it’s good for consumers. Unsurprisingly, people are keen to ditch cable. While traditional pay TV is still the biggest distribution method by far, a pair of new studies out this week suggest that cord-cutting is about to hit...
  • Pay TV Sees Mass Exodus As Cord-Cutters Jump More Than 30% (to date) In 2018

    07/24/2018 12:26:42 PM PDT · by Zakeet · 174 replies
    Forbes ^ | July 24, 2018 | Dana Feldman
    In its latest forecast on U.S. pay TV and OTT (over-the-top) viewership, eMarketer projects that the number of those cutting the cord will grow faster than previously expected this year, while OTT viewership also outpaces projections. [Snip] According to eMarketer’s latest forecast on U.S. pay TV versus OTT, the number of those cutting the cord will climb 32.8% this year to 33 million, higher than the 22% growth rate (27.1 million) that was originally projected in July of 2017. This number represents the cumulative number of adults who have ever cancelled a pay TV service and have opted to continue...
  • Lib media try to make Liz Warren the fresh young face for 2020 (heap big barf alert)

    07/24/2018 3:29:19 AM PDT · by Zakeet · 38 replies
    American Thinker ^ | July 24, 2018 | Ed Straker
    Is Elizabeth Warren having an extramarital affair with New York Magazine? I ask only because NYM just published a 7,200-word opus that reads like a deranged love letter to the American Native senator from Massachusetts, seeking to turn an old, wrinkled leftist with even older, more wrinkled leftist ideas into the fresh young face for America in 2020. So you don't have to read the article for yourself, I have summarized the lowlights: [Snip] As if realizing that age (currently 69) could be a vulnerability to Warren, the article shows her running, partially in midair, as if this were a...
  • Liberal Mainstream Media Meltdown Following Historic Trump-Putin Summit (VIDEO)

    07/16/2018 4:00:13 PM PDT · by davikkm · 22 replies
    IWB ^ | Chris Black
    It was glorious. Here's the break-up of the meeting, provided you don't have time to watch the "vidya". First spoketh Putin, and most importantly, he thanked God Emperor for taking care of that crazy fat kid Kim Jong-un and trying to solve the North Korea situation. Then, he promised to collaborate with his American brothers and sisters in Syria. Also, the Russian president said the two countries should cooperate more, economically speaking, yet he smacked the Donald regarding the Iran business. Putin acknowledged that Russia and America must be brought together, as per Trump's campaign promises, and, check this out:...
  • ABC's Nightline Blasts 'Controversial' Nominee Before He’s Even Announced!

    07/09/2018 9:48:58 PM PDT · by BBell · 14 replies
    https://www.newsbusters.org/ ^ | 7/9/18 | Scott Whitlock
    The new Supreme Court pick is very “controversial,” whoever he or she turned out to be. That was the consensus of ABC’s Nightline. About 90 minutes before Donald Trump announced the name of Judge Brett Kavanaugh, Nightline’s Twitter page blasted: Again, they didn’t have a name (or any news outlet for that matter), but this mysterious person was “controversial.” Later in the evening, the Nightline account weeted out a “correction” to explain what the network journalists meant to say: As the MRC’s Rich Noyes noted on Monday, networks routinely label “conservative” judges and skimp on “liberal” labels for Democratic nominees.
  • TIME Photo of Crying Child That Raised $18 Million Proven Fake, Father Says Never Taken From Mother

    06/22/2018 1:48:45 PM PDT · by Rufus Shinra · 30 replies
    Trump Conservative ^ | 6/22/2018 | Rufus Shinra
    Throughout the entire mainstream media manufactured crisis of illegal immigrant children separated from their mothers at the border there has been a constant search for that one photo of a crying child who would be the face of the media’s feigned outrage. TIME Magazine thought they had found that photo, when they published their latest issue and included a photo of a crying Hispanic child looking at President Trump with the caption “Welcome to America”. It turns out, however, the crying 2-year-old was never separated from her mother, as the girl’s father revealed yesterday that “they’re together and safe”. In...
  • shocking - Mainstream Media Wanted President Trump To Fail At North Korea Peace Summit.

    06/14/2018 11:41:11 AM PDT · by davikkm · 29 replies
    IWB ^ | Ruby Henley
    The Country and the World is a better place today due to President Donald Trump. Let the haters hate, but they look like fools at this point. Of course, I am talking about Mainstream Media. They stick out like a sore thumb, don’t they? It is difficult to watch, as they stumble over themselves trying to discredit President Trump’s achievements. So sad for this Country, as they refuse to report the news as it truly is. In fact, Mainstream Media wanted President Trump to fail at the North Korea Peace Summit. Now that the Country can see he has made...
  • David Frum: Trump Is Our ‘Punishment’ for Terrible Citizens Not Liking the News

    06/10/2018 8:04:56 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 60 replies
    MRC NewsBusters ^ | 6/10/2018 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Trump Derangement Syndrome is a very real affliction that plagues many in the liberal media and many in the anti-Trump crowd. During an appearance on CNN’s Reliable Sources on Sunday, David Frum, a faux Republican and editor for the left-leaning Atlantic, showed off how advanced his TDS was when he decried President Trump ahead of the historic North Korea summit as a cruel “punishment” against the American people for being irresponsible and hating the news media. CNN host Brian Stelter originally asked Frum to comment on President Trump’s criticism of CNN while at the press conference at the G7 summit...