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  • How The Media Buried Two Huge FBI Stories Yesterday

    02/09/2018 6:01:32 PM PST · by markomalley · 20 replies
    The Federalist ^ | 2/9/18 | Mollie Hemingway
    For more than a year and a half, the media have gone all-in on reporting every possible angle of President Donald Trump’s alleged collusion with Russia. No story update has been too small, no encounter with a Russian too inconsequential, and no anonymous source too sketchy to generate outsize coverage and histrionic claims from major media.But as the Russian collusion story disintegrates, another interesting story ascends. Investigations by multiple congressional committees as well as an investigation by the inspector general of the Department of Justice have shown irregularities in the handling of the most politically sensitive probes in recent memory:...
  • ABC, NBC, CBS ignore and downplay missing Strzok-Page texts

    01/24/2018 8:18:23 AM PST · by Oldeconomybuyer · 19 replies
    FOX News ^ | January 24, 2018 | By Brian Flood
    President Donald Trump, Republican lawmakers and political watchdogs are furious that the FBI failed to preserve five months of text messages between FBI agents Lisa Page and Peter Strzok – but the news divisions at CBS, NBC and ABC have largely ignored the story. The story was completely ignored on Monday’s evening newscasts despite details emerging with plenty of time to be included -- and Tuesday wasn’t much better. “Where the networks wanted to censor the revelations, Fox News Channel’s ‘Special Report’ covered them in detail,” Newsbusters’ Nicholas Fondacaro wrote. “Instead of reporting on the FBI, ABC’s ‘World News Tonight’...
  • Drive-Bys Downplay the Trump Boom After Telling Us the Tax Cut Wouldn’t Work

    01/16/2018 2:45:20 PM PST · by Kaslin · 17 replies
    Rush ^ | January 16, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Jacksonville, Florida. Bobby, great to have you on the EIB Network. Hello. CALLER: Hey, Rush. Good afternoon. RUSH: Great to have you, Bobby. CALLER: (muffled) Thank you. You know, listening to you and the media saying that for eight years they told us that the new norm was like 0.5% or 1% GDP. Unemployment was supposed to go up. Food stamps. More people were on food stamps. For eight years, we heard about it. Now Trump has been in office for one year and the economy is booming. How can they…? I can’t figure out the media. What do...
  • Suppression of Good News Is the Media's Dirtiest Tactic. Here's What They Missed Last Year.

    01/02/2018 11:54:46 PM PST · by Oshkalaboomboom · 10 replies ^ | Jan 02, 2018 | Steve Sheldon
    Here are headlines you won't read in almost any major American newspaper, hear on any of the evening news programs, or see in your Yahoo "news" feed: Dow Hits 87 Record Closes Since Trump ElectedTexas Hero Was NRA InstructorDow Reaches Four 1,000 Point Milestones in One Year for the First Time EverISIS on the Run, Almost Completely DestroyedNew Home Sales Highest in a DecadeTexas Hero Uses AR-15 to Save the DayDow Hits Two Streaks Lasting More Than Ten Days, First Time Since 1959Trump Donates One Million Dollars of His Own Money to Hurricane VictimsU.S. Economy Gains Over Six Trillion in...
  • Why Can’t the American Media Cover the Protests in Iran?

    12/30/2017 6:42:05 PM PST · by Rummyfan · 50 replies
    The Tablet ^ | 30 Dec 2017 | Lee Smith
    As widespread anti-regime protests in Iran continue on into their third day, American news audiences are starting to wonder why the US media has devoted so little coverage to such dramatic—and possibly history-making—events. Ordinary people are taking their lives in their hands to voice their outrage at the crimes of an obscurantist regime that has repressed them since 1979, and which attacks and shoots dead them in the streets. So why aren’t the protests in Iran making headlines? The short answer is that the American media is incapable of covering the story, because its resources and available story-lines for Iran...
  • A deafening media silence on the Obama-Hezbollah scandal

    12/23/2017 8:48:48 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 41 replies
    New York Post ^ | December 21, 2017 | David Harsanyi
    Politico published a jaw-dropping, meticulously sourced investigative piece this week detailing how the Obama administration had secretly undermined US law enforcement agency efforts to shut down an international drug-trafficking ring run by the terror group Hezbollah. The effort was part of a wider push by the administration to placate Iran and ensure the signing of the nuclear deal. Now swap out “Trump” for “Obama” and “Russia” for “Iran” and imagine the eruption these revelations would generate. Because, by any conceivable journalistic standard, this scandal should’ve triggered widespread coverage and been plastered on front pages across the country. By any historic...
  • 14 Things the MSM Won’t Tell You About DACA

    09/05/2017 8:55:57 AM PDT · by davikkm · 18 replies
    breitbart ^ | JOHN NOLTE
    Whenever a Republican wants to move forward — you know, pass some legislation or even enforce the law as already written, they always, always, ALWAYS have to run through a mainstream media propaganda gauntlet dedicated to the status quo, loyal only to the Democrat cause and by extension opposed to anything resembling progress. Obamacare is an objective disaster; nonetheless, the media fights tooth and nail to save it. Our tax code is a backwards, prosperity-stifling haven for corporatist special interests; nonetheless, the media will do everything in its power to ensure not a single word is altered. Then there is...
  • ABC, NBC Ignore West Virginia’s Governor Ditching Dems for GOP

    08/04/2017 10:23:31 AM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 37 replies
    MRC NewsBusters ^ | 08/03/2017 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Early Thursday morning, President Trump teased a big announcement that would be made at his campaign rally in West Virginia later in the day. Like many things in Washington lately, the announcement leaked early and it was one liberals couldn’t stand: Jim Justice, the governor of the state, was changing his party affiliation from Democrat to Republican. It’s rare for sitting governors to change their party affiliation, but that didn’t matter to ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News who ignored the news altogether. CBS was the only network in the Big Three to give the story any time....
  • Pakistani village elders order retaliatory rape of 17 year old girl

    07/27/2017 7:55:03 AM PDT · by ek_hornbeck · 49 replies
    CNN ^ | 7/27/17 | Sofia Siafi and Ben Westcott
    Islamabad, Pakistan (CNN) — Village elders in Pakistan ordered the rape of a 17-year-old girl after her brother was accused of raping another girl. Twenty people have been arrested by police following the two assaults, which took place last week in the town of Muzaffarabad, close to Multan in south Pakistan, police said ThursdayThe mother of the first victim, who is aged 12, told police her daughter was cutting grass in a field when she was raped by a man. The 12-year-old reported the rape to her mother, who then complained to village elders. After deliberating, the elders declared one...
  • Media, Dems Ignore Hillary Ukraine Collusion

    07/14/2017 6:49:57 AM PDT · by pgkdan · 9 replies
    The American Thinker ^ | 07/14/17 | Daniel Sobieski
    ...Snip...If you want real collusion with a real trail of evidence of people trying to do real things interfering with the 2016 campaign, Dr. Krauthammer, try Hillary Clinton’s real collusion with the Ukraine to derail and besmirch Team Trump. As Politico reported in a story that went nowhere at the time: Ukrainian government officials tried to help Hillary Clinton and undermine Trump by publicly questioning his fitness for office. They also disseminated documents implicating a top Trump aide in corruption and suggested they were investigating the matter, only to back away after the election. And they helped Clinton’s allies research...
  • WashPost Story on Historic Low Birth Rate Totally Skips the Abortion Factor

    07/01/2017 4:20:51 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 16 replies ^ | July 1, 2017 | Tim Graham
    MRC's Dan Gainor noticed a fascinating story in Friday's paper on America's historically low birth rate that utterly avoided one obvious factor in population decline: Abortion. Ariana Eunjung Cha's online report was titled "The U.S. fertility rate just hit a historic low. Why some demographers are freaking out." It began: The United States is in the midst of what some worry is a baby crisis. The number of women giving birth has been declining for years and just hit a historic low. If the trend continues — and experts disagree on whether it will — the country could face economic...
  • Nets Blackout the Radical Leftist History of NSA Leaker Reality Winner

    06/07/2017 2:16:46 PM PDT · by ForYourChildren · 37 replies
    MRC NewsBusters ^ | 06/06/2017 | Nicholas Fondacaro
    Not long after top-secret documents from the National Security Agency made their way onto the internet news site The Intercept on Monday, the Justice Department arrested NSA contractor Reality Winner. The 25-year-old Air Force veteran worked on a military base in Georgia, but online she had a long history of being heavily anti-Trump, an apparent social justice warrior, and a supporter of Iran over the U.S. During their evening broadcasts, the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) either played down her political attitudes, or outright ignored them as they reported on what she did. {..snip..}
  • Mika Censors Kathy Griffin News: “We’re not Talking about It. Too Gross. Not Worth Doing”

    05/31/2017 7:05:33 AM PDT · by governsleastgovernsbest · 58 replies
    Legal Insurrection ^ | Mark Finkelstein
    If, say, Greg Gutfield had held up a realistic-looking severed head of the previous president, do you think Morning Joe would have refused to cover the story? But on today’s Morning Joe, when a panelist made reference to “the Kathy Griffin news,” Mika Brzezinski put her foot down: “We’re not talking about it. I’m sorry, it’s too gross. It’s just not worth doing.” View the video here.
  • President Trump gives masterful speech (msm does not carry it)

    05/22/2017 4:09:11 AM PDT · by NYer · 47 replies
    American Thinker ^ | May 22, 2017 | . Marsolo
    It was refreshing to see President Trump speak to the leaders of the Muslim countries in Riyadh honestly and directly about the problems of Islamist terrorism. He told them in plain words that they have to drive out the terrorists from their mosques and countries. He reminded them that terrorists, such as ISIS, kill more Muslims than others. President Trump spoke bluntly. The Muslim countries must take care of the terrorists: “It is a choice between two futures -- and it is a choice America CANNOT make for you. A better future is only possible if your nations drive out...
  • InfoWars is behind President Trump’s idea that the media is covering up terrorist attacks

    02/06/2017 6:06:13 PM PST · by markomalley · 20 replies
    Washington Compost ^ | 2/6/17 | Aaron Blake
    <p>President Trump made a whopper of a claim on Monday, suggesting that the media is deliberately ignoring terrorist attacks.</p> <p>"It’s gotten to a point where it’s not even being reported," he said to military leaders at U.S. Central Command. "And in many cases the very, very dishonest press doesn’t want to report it. They have their reasons, and you understand that."</p>
  • Trump calls out media for failing to report on March for Life

    During a Wednesday night interview with ABC, President Trump called out the media for covering a pro-abortion march but ignoring the March for Life. ABC's David Muir asked Trump if he "could hear the voices from the women’s march here in Washington?" "I couldn’t hear them, but the crowds were large," Trump responded. "You’re gonna have a large crowd on Friday, too, which is mostly pro-life people. You’re gonna have a lot of people coming on Friday, and I will say this, and I didn’t realize this, but I was told, you will have a very large crowd of people....
  • BREAKING VIDEO: President Trump calls out mainstream media for failing to cover March for Life

    01/26/2017 6:50:43 AM PST · by blueyon · 37 replies
    Lifesitenews ^ | 1/25/17 | Claire Chretien
    During a Wednesday night interview with ABC, President Trump called out the media for covering a pro-abortion march but ignoring the March for Life. ABC's David Muir asked Trump if he "could hear the voices from the women’s march here in Washington?" "I couldn’t hear them, but the crowds were large," Trump responded. "You’re gonna have a large crowd on Friday, too, which is mostly pro-life people. You’re gonna have a lot of people coming on Friday, and I will say this, and I didn’t realize this, but I was told, you will have a very large crowd of people....
  • While Trump continues winning streak, media focuses on ‘crowd size’ and ‘vote fraud’ stories

    01/24/2017 11:17:42 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 37 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 01/24/17 | Robert Laurie
    Trump wins, press whines If you want to understand how Trump won, you have to start with one glaringly obvious fact. He is an absolute master when it comes to manipulating the media. His ability to play the biased, mainstream, press generated millions of dollars’ worth of free airtime, deflected scandals, probably clinched the primaries, and went a long way toward forever burying the spectre of a Hillary Clinton presidency. Guess what. He’s still doing it.
  • Creamer/Ducks and McCauliffe/FBI . . . Any Coverage by Pravda?

    10/24/2016 8:15:19 PM PDT · by MrChips · 11 replies
    Vanity | 10/24/2016 | MrChips
    I realize that very few of us, here, ever watch the mainstream media for news. I simply call the alphabet channels collectively "Pravda". Fox is not totally hopeless. Fox is not totally hopeless. But many people do get their news from NBC, CBS, ABC, and other wings of the state sponsored media. Has anyone here watched them at all tonight? If so, are they reporting on Creamer or McCauliffe? Or are they totally ignoring today's stories?
  • Not a peep from MSM on O'Keefe release (vanity)

    10/17/2016 2:06:30 PM PDT · by Jarhead9297 · 65 replies
    Google Searching ^ | 10/17/16 | Self
    Ever since noon I have not seen a single MSM source report on James O'Keefe and his part one video release.