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  • Media Malpractice? Media Bias And The 2016 Election

    11/20/2016 5:35:59 PM PST · by Hojczyk · 24 replies
    IBD ^ | November 18,2016 | TOM WESTERVELT and RAGHAVAN MAYUR
    The People's Repudiation Of Media Influence Thus, despite the media's best efforts to defeat Trump through a barrage of negative news stories, most Americans appeared not to be swayed by media coverage. Election Day provided the most definitive proof of both the media's bias against Trump and the people's repudiation of its attempts to influence the election narrative. Heading into the day of the vote, most news outlets were confident that Clinton would become the 45th president of the United States, as they pointed to poll after poll showing the former secretary of state comfortably leading Trump. This coverage seemed...
  • VIDEO: Larry King Slips Up in Interview... Reveals SERIOUS Media Malpractice

    04/25/2015 1:11:21 PM PDT · by StevenCrowder · 31 replies
    LouderWithCrowder.com ^ | 04/25/2015 | Steven Crowder
    There's nothing that I could write which isn't better explained by Larry's own words in the video. But everybody, and I mean everybody, should be talking about this interview with Larry King. It is the most revealing slip-up into the mindset of liberal journalists, and the perversion of media that I've ever seen. And he doesn't even realize it...
  • Media Malpractice – Report false criminal accusations... but not contrary judicial rulings

    06/20/2014 7:02:52 AM PDT · by afraidfortherepublic · 8 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | 6-19-14 | William A. Jacobson
    Multiple judges have found there was no crime even if what prosecutors claim was true. (Update – Walker interview added) The big breaking news in the “John Doe” anti-Conservative Wisconsin investigation is that the 7th Circuit Court of Appeals released previously sealed court exhibits detailing accusations made at the time the Wisconsin prosecutors commenced the proceeding. p So you get screaming headlines such as these: What is not being reported, is that multiple judges have found that the alleged criminal conduct was not in fact criminal even if the factual allegations were true. Here is part of Federal Judge Renda’s...
  • MSNBC Map Puts Every City in the Wrong Spot

    08/14/2013 12:17:02 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 58 replies
    New York Magazine ^ | 8/14/3013 | Dan Amira
    There are four cities on this map of President Obama's upcoming bus tour of New York and Pennsylvania, which was shown on MSNBC's Martin Bashir yesterday afternoon. And all four cities are in the wrong place. They're not even close! Here's where those cities are actually located: Bashir later called the errors an "honest geographic mistake" (obviously?), but he doesn't explain how this map turned out so terribly inaccurate. Did they literally just guess? You shouldn't just guess.
  • Did ABC News Deceptively Edit Zimmerman Juror’s Controversial Interview?

    07/26/2013 3:57:58 PM PDT · by Ben Mugged · 48 replies
    The Blaze ^ | Jul. 26, 2013 | Jason Howerton
    ABC News is being accused of deceptively editing, or at least misrepresenting (intentionally or not), some of the comments made by Juror B29, the lone “nonwhite” juror in the George Zimmerman murder trial. Further, the media as a whole are being accused of manipulating some of her statements. These allegations come not from a conservative news source, but rather from Slate.com. The key phrase latched onto by most media outlets, due to its sensational nature, was “George Zimmerman got away with murder” — words that were, in fact, said by Juror B29. But the full unedited video of the comment,...
  • ABC defends editing Michelle Obama’s ‘automatic weapon’ claim

    02/26/2013 6:11:23 PM PST · by Nachum · 23 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | 2/26/13 | Michal Conger
    ABC is defending its decision to edit out an apparently erroneous claim by Michelle Obama in its broadcast of the first lady’s interview on Good Morning America today, saying it made the changes “solely” for the sake of time. As The Washington Examiner reported this morning, the first lady claimed during an interview with Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts that 15-year-old Hadiya Pendleton, who was killed in Chicago shortly after performing during the President’s Inauguration, was shot because “some kids had some automatic weapons they didn’t need.” In fact, Chicago Police reported Pendleton was shot by a man who “opened...
  • Univision Employee Calls Marco Rubio 'Token Slave Boy'

    02/08/2013 5:57:46 PM PST · by chessplayer · 25 replies
    In what has become a recurring theme for the Spanish language network Univision, one of their employees took to social media recently to smear Senator Marco Rubio (R-Fla.). According to the Miami Herald, a top assistant to a Univision news boss criticized Rubio being chosen as the Republican response to the State of the Union. The employee at the center of the controversy is one Angelica Artiles who took to Facebook to post the following vicious attack: "Oh, wow, the loser is going to speak after our President. Anything to get publicity. Ask him to do us a favor and...
  • ABC Gives Sen. Menendez Six Minute Interview With No Questions About FBI's Hooker Investigation

    01/27/2013 11:17:56 AM PST · by JohnPDuncan · 24 replies
    News Busters ^ | Noel Sheppard
    On Friday it was revealed that the FBI is investigating Sen. Robert Menendez (D-N.J.) for allegedly sleeping with underage prostitutes in the Dominican Republic. Despite this, when Menendez was given a six-minute interview with Martha Raddatz on ABC's This Week Sunday, he was not asked one question about the investigation or the allegations (commentary follows with full transcript at end of post): Raddatz began the interview asking Menendez about what Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) had previously said on the program concerning immigration. She followed this up by asking Menendez what he wanted to hear from the President about this issue....
  • Andrea Mitchell Corrects Guest Who Called Herself "Pro-Life": ....

    01/09/2013 6:42:10 PM PST · by Kaslin · 25 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 9, 2013 | Greg Stengler
    My (rhetorical) question is this: Why would a pro-abortion--or, "pro-choice" if you're looking for something more value neutral--advocate like Andrea Mitchell want the issue of life and death to be "value-neutral"? Here's a little nugget I came across today from Pastor John MacArthur: "They keep saying, 'A school is supposed to be a safe place!' Yeah well so is a womb. Andrea Mitchell Corrects Guest Who Called Herself "Pro-Life": "Anti-Abortion Is More Value-Neutral"
  • ABC and CBS Skip News of Tim Scott’s Historic Senate Appointment

    12/17/2012 6:24:04 PM PST · by chessplayer · 20 replies
    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley on Monday announced she will appoint Republican U.S. Representative Tim Scott to the U.S. Senate to replace the departing Senator Jim DeMint, but though he will become the “first African American U.S. Senator from the South since Blanche Bruce of Mississippi in 1881” and the only black -- Democrat or Republican -- in the current Senate, neither ABC nor CBS mentioned the news Monday night. Yes, the newscasts were dominated by the aftermath of the Newtown, Connecticut tragedy, yet the NBC Nightly News managed to squeeze in 24 seconds to note Scott’s historic appointment.
  • Chicago reporter congratulates Obama on reelection in presser

    11/14/2012 2:18:21 PM PST · by Arthurio · 11 replies
    A reporter for the Chicago Tribune congratulated President Obama on winning reelection during a press conference Wednesday at the White House. Obama called on Christi Parsons, the White House reporter for the Chicago Tribune. "Thank you, Mr. President," Parsons said. "And congratulations, by the way." Obama then noted Parsons was there "when I was running for state Senate." "That's right, I was," Parsons replied, adding that she had "never seen you lose. I wasn't there that one time."
  • Axelrod's Next Project: Inspiring Young People to Become 'Journalists'

    11/11/2012 8:46:46 PM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 31 replies
    CNS News ^ | November 11, 2012 | Terence P. Jeffrey
    President Barack Obama's senior campaign adviser David Axelrod said on CBS's "Face the Nation" on Sunday that his next project will include inspiring young people to become "journalists." "What do you do next?" CBS's Bob Schieffer asked Axelrod. "I'm going to spend part of my time starting an institute of politics at the University of Chicago," said Axelrod. "My feeling is if I can help inspire some young people to get into this arena as candidates, as strategists, as journalists, then that would be a great contribution to make."
  • Good Bush economy attacked, bad Obama economy ignored by media

    10/31/2012 4:43:06 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 6 replies
    Fox News.com ^ | October 31, 2012 | Fox News.com
    Twenty-three million people unemployed or underemployed, a $16-trillion debt and repeated trillion-dollar deficits. Boo. The scariest thing this Halloween has nothing to do with witches and goblins or even the Munsters remake (ugh). The scariest thing in America right now is the continued awful economy. An incumbent president running for re-election in a down economy – we’ve heard that story before. Only when we heard it last time, George W. Bush was running for re-election in 2004 and the economy was in remarkably fine shape. That horror story hasn’t been told by the major media according to a soon-to-be-released report...
  • Emails shed light on Ryan, Walker relationship

    10/27/2012 4:47:49 AM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 29 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | October 27, 2012 | SCOTT BAUER w/ Ted Bridis, Jack Gillum and Andrew Miga in Washington/Roger Schneider in Milwaukee
    ...The emails reviewed by the AP offered an unusual, behind-the-scenes glimpse of the interpersonal relationship between Ryan and Walker. Although as a congressman Ryan's emails are exempt from disclosure under the U.S. Freedom of Information Act, messages sent by Ryan or his aides to Walker or the governor's staff are subject to Wisconsin's open records law. The week after Ryan was tapped as Romney's vice presidential candidate, the AP requested all such emails since Walker was elected in November 2010. It received 1,037 pages of them late Friday....
  • Networks, AP changing exit poll strategy

    10/25/2012 6:39:49 PM PDT · by markomalley · 5 replies
    A growth in early voting and tough economy for the media are forcing changes to the exit poll system that television networks and The Associated Press depend upon to deliver the story on Election Night, all with the pressure-filled backdrop of a tight presidential race. The consortium formed by ABC, CBS, CNN, Fox News Channel, NBC and the AP is cutting back this year on in-person exit polls while upping the amount of telephone polling. This is to take into account more people voting before Nov. 6 and households that have abandoned land lines in favor of cell phones. "It...
  • Romney-linked voting machine company to count votes in Ohio (Woo Hoo!)

    10/23/2012 10:27:48 AM PDT · by dead · 15 replies
    salon.com ^ | 10/23/2012 | Craig Unger
    Voting machine provider Hart Intercivic will be counting the votes in various counties in the crucial swing states of Ohio and Colorado and elsewhere throughout the country come November 6 — even though it has extensive corporate ties to the Mitt Romney camp, and even though a study commissioned by the state of Ohio has labeled its voting system a “failure” when it comes to protecting the integrity of elections. Reports of Hart Intercivic’s ties to Romney first surfaced in late September, in ... an Ohio web site which reported that a key investor in Hart was HIG Capital, seven...
  • How Much of a Set-Up Was Crowley's Libya Question? (Jack Cashill)

    10/19/2012 6:39:23 AM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 42 replies
    AmericanThinker.com ^ | 10/19/2012 | Jack Cashill
    On Tuesday night's debate, the evening's most notorious exchange did not begin with moderator Candy Crowley's wildly inappropriate intervention on the "act of terror" question. It almost assuredly began minutes earlier. The audience question that prompted the exchange came from Long Islander Kerry Ladka, who, reasonably enough, asked in regards to the Libyan consulate, "Who denied enhanced security and why?" The question went to President Barack Obama, and he launched into a well-rehearsed set piece about how he was handling the issue. Mitt Romney responded much as one would expect him to respond, criticizing the White House response to the...
  • Candy Crowley's bosses must be prosecuted - they knew about the collusion

    10/19/2012 5:26:12 AM PDT · by MeneMeneTekelUpharsin · 57 replies
    Logic | 19 October 2012 | Mene Mene Tekel Upharsin
    Think. Candy Crowley and Obama colluded in the debate. It's obvious. How would Obama know to tell her to "Get the transcript!" unless they had planned a response ahead of time on the Benghazi issue? Then, Crowley enabled Obama's lie about the topic and cut Romney off. The next set of questions that must be asked must deal with the supervisors who knew that the collusion took place prior to the debate. Candy Crowley did not have the authority to use her firm's equipment to video conference with the Obama camp about debate topics/answers (had to have video conferenced to...
  • CNN ADMITS THAT CROWLEY’S DISREGARD OF THE RULES WAS INTENDED TO HELP OBAMA

    10/18/2012 7:46:01 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 97 replies
    Powerline ^ | 10/18/2012 | PAUL MIRENGOFF
    If authentic, CNN’s memo explaining why Candy Crowley permitted President Obama to speak four minutes more than Mitt Romney during Tuesday’s presidential debate is devastating to that network: On why Obama got more time to speak, it should be noted that Candy and her commission producers tried to keep it even but that Obama went on longer largely because he speaks more slowly. We’re going to do a word count to see whether, as in Denver, Romney actually got more words in even if he talked for a shorter period of time. One of Crowley’s main jobs as moderator was...
  • Senator asks if Obama had a 'a set-up deal’ with CNN moderator Crowley

    10/18/2012 1:04:46 PM PDT · by NYer · 70 replies
    Life Site News ^ | October 18, 2012 | BEN JOHNSON
    WASHINGTON, D.C., October 18, 2012, (LifeSiteNews.com) - Critics of CNN moderator Candy Crowley’s performance in the second presidential debate Tuesday night claim that it is part of a larger pattern that sees Democrats consistently receiving more time to speak, being interrupted less often, and being asked fewer probing questions than their Republican challengers.Republicans have cried foul after Crowley wrongly corrected Mitt Romney’s statement that Barack Obama did not refer to the assault on the Libyan embassy as an act of terrorism. A transcript indicates Obama did use the term “act of terror” the day after the attack, but in reference...