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  • Obama Speaking at 10:30, Networks Prepare to Worship [Live Thread]

    10/03/2013 6:59:07 AM PDT · by SoFloFreeper · 375 replies
    10/3/13
    Just announced....
  • NBC Launches Week of Programming to 'Help' Obamacare Succeed

    09/27/2013 9:50:06 AM PDT · by Maelstorm · 50 replies
    http://www.weeklystandard.com ^ | 12:22 PM, Sep 27, 2013 | DANIEL HALPER
    NBC announced today that it would be launching a week of programming to help Obamacare get off its feet, according to a press release sent out by the network. The law has been widely opposed by all Republicans and supported by most Democrats, including President Obama. The headline of the press release reads: NBC News Launches “Ready or Not, the New Healthcare Law,” a Multi-Screen Experience to Help Americans Get the Most Out of the Affordable Care Act Dr. Nancy Snyderman Answers Most Pressing Questions Across Social and Via New Video Series #AskDrNancy Interactive Tools and Resources Help Audience Navigate...
  • CNN Analyst: Many Companies Using Obamacare as 'Excuse' to Cut Employee Health Insurance

    08/22/2013 2:00:46 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 17 replies
    CNN Analyst: Many Companies Using Obamacare as 'Excuse' to Cut Employee Health Insurance By Matt Hadro Created 08/22/2013 - 4:35pm CNN's global economic analyst says many companies are just using Obamacare as an "excuse" to make employee health insurance cuts they already planned to make. "[H]health care inflation is between seven and ten percent a year. And that's with or without Obamacare. So I do think that you're going to see a lot of companies using Obamacare and the ACA as an excuse to make changes in their plan that they might have been planning to make already," said Rana...
  • Chris Matthews: The sad reality of the far right’s blind Obama hatred

    08/05/2013 11:20:03 AM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 76 replies
    NBC News ^ | July 25, 2013 | Chris Matthews, MSNBC
    "There are too many people on the American right who hate the very notion of Barack Obama in the White House...They hate not just his politics but him," says Chris Matthews. Let me finish tonight with this. I said it before and am now saying it again. There are too many people on the American right who hate the very notion of Barack Obama in the White House. It grates on them, just as it thrills – even now – tens of millions of others. They hate not just his politics but him. Think about all the days we have...
  • Obama: Traditional journalism is dead

    07/31/2013 2:42:31 PM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 32 replies
    Obama: Traditional journalism is dead By Jonathan Easley - 07/31/13 02:50 PM ET President Obama weighed in on the state of journalism in an Amazon Kindle interview published Wednesday, noting the difficulties journalists face in the new media atmosphere and declaring that the “old times aren’t coming back.” “It used to be there were local newspapers everywhere,” Obama said. “If you wanted to be a journalist, you could really make a good living working for your hometown paper. Now, you have a few newspapers that make a profit because they are national brands, and journalists are having to scramble to...
  • The Media Censorship That Put Barack Obama Back in the White House

    07/23/2013 12:10:00 PM PDT · by DBCJR · 19 replies
    ...Network evening news viewers in 2012 never once heard the embarrassing prediction by Obama’s economic team that passage of the $787 billion “stimulus” would halt the rise of unemployment at 8%. (In reality, the jobless rate stayed above that mark for 44 months, the worst economic performance since the Great Depression.) There was just a single network mention last year (on ABC) of Obama’s broken promise of cutting the federal budget deficit “by half by the end of my first term in office.” Reporters on CBS and NBC never once brought up this inconvenient truth. All three evening newscasts buried...
  • Fox News vs. the Cult of Obama

    05/28/2013 7:12:28 AM PDT · by FiddlePig · 22 replies
    Breitbart.com/Big Journalism | 5/28/2013 | Joel B. Pollak
    It is impossible to understand the Obama administration's uniquely hostile treatment of Fox News without understanding the self-image of the Obama team. On the one hand, the targeting of Fox News for isolation and surveillance suggests an administration so lacking in competence that it cannot tolerate criticism or scrutiny. On the other, the attacks suggest hubris, a confidence that few would ever object to its conduct. That contradiction has a religious quality to it. Indeed, President Barack Obama has led an administration that has, at times, been more of a religious movement than a governing body. Obama has made miraculous...
  • Mediaite Writer Furthers MSNBC Spin On IRS Scandal: 'They Have To Pin This On George W. Bush'

    05/21/2013 10:44:11 AM PDT · by chessplayer · 3 replies
    You just knew this was bound to happen. Some on the left are trying to blame George W. Bush for Obama's IRS fiasco. Take for example Mediaite's resident Obama apologist Tommy Christopher, who wrote a much ado about nothing post on May 16 insinuating that this egregious abuse of government power stems from former Bush appointed IRS Commissioner Douglas Shulman – and that credit for clearing this whole thing up will go to Obama.
  • Obama Scandals Bring MSNBC 7-Year Low While Fox News Rises

    05/20/2013 7:25:08 PM PDT · by Jet Jaguar · 33 replies
    deadline ^ | May 20, 2013 | By DOMINIC PATTEN |
    The scandals of the Obama administration seem to be hurting not just the White House but MSNBC as well while Fox News Channel scored its second-best week of the year. After double-digit gains during last year’s presidential election, May 13-17 saw the progressive-aligned “Lean Forward” news network hit new lows as the IRS scandal erupted and revelations that the Justice Department secretly obtained AP records became public. With 350,000 viewers on average and 94,000 among the adults 25-54 demo, MSNBC had its least-watched and lowest-rated total-day results of the year last week. That was also the lowest total-day demo result...
  • Obama DOJ formally accuses journalist in leak case of committing crimes

    05/20/2013 6:54:21 AM PDT · by Perdogg · 99 replies
    It is now well known that the Obama justice department has prosecuted more government leakers under the 1917 Espionage Act than all prior administrations combined - in fact, double the number of all such prior prosecutions. But as last week's controversy over the DOJ's pursuit of the phone records of AP reporters illustrated, this obsessive fixation in defense of secrecy also targets, and severely damages, journalists specifically and the newsgathering process in general.
  • AP CEO's letter to Eric Holder

    05/13/2013 5:24:46 PM PDT · by Nachum · 170 replies
    Associated Press ^ | 5/13/13 | Gary B. Pruit
  • How did journalists make themselves associates of the state?

    05/01/2013 6:36:54 AM PDT · by ProgressingAmerica · 1 replies
    Back in 2011, I wrote about how George Creel's plan with the Committee for Public Information (CPI) was to make journalists associates of the state. Here is in part what he wrote: (page 17) With the nation in arms, the need was not so much to keep the press from doing the hurtful things as to get it to do the helpful things. It was not servants we wanted, but associates. Better far to have the desired compulsions proceed from within than to apply them from without. And from page 18: My proposition, in lieu of the proposed law, was...
  • Media Is Shocked That Our President Needs To “Back Up His Words with Proof”

    02/06/2013 10:53:40 AM PST · by Starman417 · 12 replies
    Flopping Aces ^ | 02-06-13 | Curt
    This piggybacks onto my post yesterday perfectly. The lengths our MSM goes to to protect this President, unlike any other President, is just plain disgusting: http://www.mrctv.org/videos/nbcs-lauer-frets-over-obama-gun-photo-now-president-always-has-back-his-words-proof During a panel discussion on Tuesday's NBC Today about the White House releasing a photo of President Obama skeet shooting to dispel doubt about his claim of doing it "all the time," co-host Matt Lauer worried about the precedent that had been set: "So like releasing the birth certificate a year or so ago, this is the next step, that now the President always has to back up his words with proof?" Lauer's concern...
  • Regime Press Propagandists Only Cover Stories They Think Will Harm Republicans

    01/11/2013 4:38:32 PM PST · by Kaslin · 19 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 11, 2013 | Rush Limbaugh
    BEGIN TRANSCRIPT RUSH: Aw, darn it! Obama is trying so hard. The regime is trying so hard. They never worked harder trying to overcome all of the messes left by George W. Bush, and here we are. We're on the verge of a recovery! The unemployment situation (they keep telling us) is improving. Even though we added people to the unemployment rolls yesterday, that was called "stability" by the AP. We're still at 375,000 unemployment applications every week, but we're on the verge -- we're on the verge! -- of overcoming the big mess left by George W. Bush and,...
  • Networks Skip Union Violence in MI, Insist Protesters Are Simply 'Voicing Their Anger'

    12/12/2012 9:41:03 AM PST · by chessplayer · 21 replies
    All three networks on Tuesday night and Wednesday morning ignored the violent assaults by union protesters in Michigan, instead vaguely insisting that picketers were simply "voicing their anger" at the "showdown raging in the heartland."
  • Newsweek, Like The President, Is Finished At The End Of The Year

    10/18/2012 3:39:34 PM PDT · by RobinMasters · 14 replies
    Hugh Hewitt ^ | OCTOBER 19, 2012 | Hugh Hewitt
    Newsweek has announced it is ceasing publication at year's end, and the New York Times' David Carr writes an obit. Like the president it has --mostly-- fawned over, Newsweek no longer interests the majority of Americans. Even those who might pick it up in the doctor's office won't buy it. It has tried all sorts of stunts, and all sorts of absurd drama, but it cannot do its basic job against rising competition. It failed. It will go away. Like the president. The post-debate euphoria of the left will fade today as it begins to notice, as it did after...
  • CNN and The Obama Administration – Weapons of Misdirection

    10/17/2012 7:07:08 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 13 replies
    The Conservative Treehouse ^ | October 17, 2012 | Sundance
    Watching it unfold on live TV it did not seem right. It was awkwardly and comfortably scripted, and too smooth in execution. But watching it on replay the agenda filled manipulation was obvious. It appears Candy Crowley and CNN together with the Obama Administration scripted the Libyan injection into the Presidential Debate.I’m not just talking about Candy Crowley interjecting on behalf of President Obama, and interrupting Mitt Romney, I mean the whole segment was a set up. So we did a little research: Candy Crowley told Erin Burnett on CNN’s show Out Front, Monday Night 10/15, that she had collected...
  • 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.
  • Obama Campaign [Stephanie Cutter]: Attack in Libya an Issue ‘Because of Romney and Ryan’

    10/11/2012 12:37:31 PM PDT · by Cincinatus' Wife · 30 replies
    Weekly Standard ^ | October 11, 2012 | DANIEL HALPER
    Obama deputy campaign manager Stephanie Cutter says that the terrorist attack in Libya is an issue "because of Romney and Ryan": Video Via the Washington Free Beacon: STEPHANIE CUTTER: In terms of the politicization of this — you know, we are here at a debate, and I hope we get to talk about the debate — but the entire reason this has become the political topic it is, is because of Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan. It’s a big part of their stump speech. And it’s reckless and irresponsible what they’re doing. BROOKE BALDWIN: But, Stephanie, this is national security....
  • What ABC-NBC-CBS-NYT-CNN-WASHPO-LAT Can’t Hide: Debate Changed Everything

    10/08/2012 5:25:51 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 30 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | October 8, 2012 | Shawn Mitchell
    The earth moved in Denver last week. A chunk of realist landscape broke through the media’s gloomy, impressionist artwork, as Mitt Romney dominated Barrack Obama in the first presidential debate. All the king’s horses and all the king’s men insist one good performance by the challenger and one off night for the president don’t really change anything. But in fact, they change everything. The race is recast for several reasons: Everything voters believe—or have endlessly heard-- about the candidates was called into question. Romney’s dismantling of the president wasn’t just a win. The 90 minute encounter reintroduced the men in...