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  • Can we talk? Trump’s riding high _ and he’s got a lot to say

    10/12/2018 9:49:20 AM PDT · by LibWhacker · 21 replies
    AP ^ | 10/12/18 | Jill Colving
    WASHINGTON (AP) — Can we talk? Donald Trump would like to chat. And, boy, is he ever. Riding high after Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh’s successful confirmation, the president has been on a rollicking press tour of late. He’s inviting reporters up to his private cabin on Air Force One. He’s calling in to his favorite shows. And he’s turning closed White House events into major media moments. On Thursday alone, Trump held four separate press availabilities, including one that featured a profanity-laced Oval Office performance by Kanye West, the rapper and producer who has emerged as Trump’s top Hollywood...
  • Trump's supporters rain down insults, boos and laughter at reporters kept in media pen at Iowa rally

    10/10/2018 10:54:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 58 replies
    ABC News ^ | October 11, 2018 | North America correspondent Conor Duffy
    It started badly and then just got weird. Arriving at the mid-America arena in the city of Council Bluffs, Iowa, we were drenched in cold rain — part of a front that even brought early snow to nearby Nebraska. Our plan to get the views of flag-clad Donald Trump supporters queuing to see the President literally had cold water poured on it and we ran for the press entrance. No worries — we'll just mingle and find some people to talk to inside, I thought. But, no. When we picked up our press pass we were ordered straight to a...
  • Kavanaugh accuser asks Senate to limit press access for hearing

    09/25/2018 7:06:48 PM PDT · by Texas Fossil · 180 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | September 25, 2018 (Tuesday) | Stephen Dinan and Rowan Scarborough
    Christine Blasey Ford’s lawyers have asked senators to limit the press who will be allowed in the room to cover Thursday’s hearing with her and Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and sought to dictate at least some of the outlets.Coverage is one of a number of issues Ms. Blasey Ford’s lawyers are negotiating with Republicans on the Senate Judiciary Committee.Michael Bromwich said in emails sent Tuesday afternoon that he was requesting access for three “robocams,” three specific wire services, photographers from the Associated Press, Reuters and one unspecified service, and a pool reporter for newspapers and magazines. In a follow-up...
  • Obama, whose administration prosecuted and spied on reporters, claims Trump is very bad for...

    09/07/2018 6:30:42 PM PDT · by E. Pluribus Unum · 21 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | September 07, 2018 04:46 PM | Becket Adams
    FULL TITLE: Obama, whose administration prosecuted and spied on reporters, claims Trump is very bad for criticizing newsrooms Former President Barack Obama is right when he says his administration’s attacks on the press can't be compared to President Trump's current crusade against the news media. The Obama White House was far worse for press freedoms. The former president spoke Friday afternoon at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, urging students to get involved in the November midterm elections. He dedicated a good deal of his address to drawing contrasts between his administration and the administration of President Trump. It was...
  • Trump volunteer blocks news photographer's camera, is taken off the road

    08/31/2018 12:58:58 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 7 replies
    KRCR-TV ^ | August 31, 2018 | The Associated Press
    EVANSVILLE, Ind. (AP) — The White House Correspondents' Association says a volunteer member of President Donald Trump's advance team who blocked a photojournalist's camera as he tried to take a photo of a protester during a campaign rally in Indiana has been taken off the road. Olivier Knox, the association's president, says Trump's campaign told him the actions were those of an "inexperienced volunteer, who understands that he acted in error." Knox says the campaign "promises that this will not happen again."(continued)
  • AOC (socialist Cortez) campaign says press ban will end

    08/23/2018 6:07:49 PM PDT · by Libloather · 16 replies
    Qchron ^ | 8/23/18 | Christopher Barca
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is both pushing back against and apologizing over last Thursday’s Chronicle article detailing her campaign’s banning of the press from community town halls in Corona and the Bronx. In a series of tweets both last Friday and Sunday, the Democratic nominee for the 14th Congressional District claimed that the open-to-the-public meetings were specifically for certain groups of people. “With this town hall non-story, it was designed to protect and invite vulnerable populations to public discourse: immigrants, victims of domestic abuse and so on,” Ocasio-Cortez wrote last Friday. “We indicated previously that the event would be closed to the...
  • MS-13 gang member, in US illegally, pleads guilty in brutal quadruple killing

    08/22/2018 2:31:52 PM PDT · by GrandJediMasterYoda · 28 replies
    Foxnews.com ^ | 8/2//18 | By Lukas Mikelionis
    MS-13 gang member, in US illegally, pleads guilty in brutal quadruple killing An illegal immigrant and member of the MS-13 gang faces a life sentence after pleading guilty Monday to taking part in the vicious massacre of four young men on New York's Long Island, in a case that was highlighted by President Trump. Josue Portillo, 17, but charged as an adult, pleaded guilty in federal court to racketeering charges and for his participation in the April 2017 murders of Justin Llivicura, Michael Lopez Banegas, Jefferson Villalobos and Jorge Tigre in the woods behind a Central Islip, N.Y., soccer field,...
  • Wait–This Is Why Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Shut Down The Press At A Town Hall Event?

    08/19/2018 11:08:59 PM PDT · by Kaslin · 36 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 19, 2018 | Matt Vespa
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is a rising star in the Democratic Party, but also its far left flank. Some have called her the future. You can take that as a bad thing, given that her agenda will cost us tens of trillions of dollars over the next decade; the three-decade projection soar into hundreds of trillions ($218 trillion to be exact), or view that as a sign of GOP wins for the next decade due to voters suffering from the sticker shock. Her inability to grasp basic economics also doesn’t work in her favor. Still, she gained prominence to clipping incumbent Democratic...
  • FLASHBACK- Rep Alan Grayson (D) : Fox News Is “The Enemy Of America”

    08/19/2018 10:38:25 PM PDT · by NoLibZone · 7 replies
    huffingtonpost.com ^ | 03/18/2010 Yes 2010 | Huffpo
    Appearing on The Ed Show Wednesday night, outspoken Democratic Rep. Alan Grayson slammed both Fox News and the GOP, saying that “Fox News and their Republican collaborators are the enemy of America.”
  • War On The Press: Media Barred From Townhall Held By … Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

    08/18/2018 5:02:54 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 14 replies
    Hotair ^ | 08/18/2018 | AllahPundit
    I’m surprised.Historically, when have socialists ever been enemies of press freedom?Get excited for “Reliable Sources” this weekend on CNN, when stalwart media defender Brian Stelter will respond to this troubling precedent from a left-wing Democrat by ignoring it. [W]hen Ocasio-Cortez returned to the district for a Bronx community meeting with prominent healthcare activist Ady Barkan last Tuesday, her campaign manager, Vigie Ramos Rios, later told the Chronicle, she was “mobbed” by reporters, “even though we said no Q&A and no one-on-one [interviews].”According to Ramos Rios and campaign spokesman Corbin Trent, that unwanted attention led to a press ban both...
  • Ocasio-Cortez defends banning press from event: We wanted ‘residents to feel safe’

    08/18/2018 5:02:41 PM PDT · by Libloather · 26 replies
    The Hill ^ | 8/18/18 | JACQUELINE THOMSEN
    Democratic congressional Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended banning press from a public town hall this week, saying the move was meant to protect residents of vulnerable communities. Ocasio-Cortez on Friday responded to a tweet from Washington Post reporter Seung Min Kim, who wrote that the candidate “is in for a rough time on Capitol Hill -- where reporters roam freely at all hours of the day and night -- if this is her attitude toward the press.” The reporter also tweeted that the campaign should have made the event private, rather than making it public and stopping the press from attending.
  • Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Banned the Media From Her Latest Town Hall Event

    08/17/2018 11:12:41 AM PDT · by simpson96 · 23 replies
    Mediaite ^ | 8/17/2018 | Ken Meyer
    Democratic New York congressional candidate Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez decided to ban the media from her latest town hall event with constituents. Ocasio-Cortez has been conducting a “listening tour” throughout the 14th district to talk with local residents about immigration, healthcare, and various other issues. However, according to the Queens Chronicle, Ocasio-Cortez’s campaign refused to allow any TV or newspaper reporters into her last event in Corona, Queens. Campaign spokesman Corbin Trent said the ban was the campaign’s response to an incident last week where Ocasio-Cortez met with healthcare activist Ady Barkan, and the two of them were “mobbed” by journalists despite...
  • CNN, NYT And Other News Outlets Ask Manafort Judge To Release Jurors’ Names, Addresses

    08/17/2018 1:19:22 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 92 replies
    foxnews.com ^ | 8/17/18 | Chuck Ross
    A coalition of news outlets, including CNN, The New York Times, BuzzFeed and The Washington Post, want the federal judge presiding over the Paul Manafort trial to unseal the names and addresses of the jurors deliberating on the case. The judge, T.S. Ellis III, agreed to hear arguments about the disclosure during a hearing scheduled for 2 p.m. Friday. “A thirsty press is essential to a free county,” Ellis said in court when addressing the media companies’ motion. He also urged the news outlets, which are being represented by the firm Ballard Spahr, to appeal his decision should he rule...
  • Judge Ellis Declines Motion by CNN, WaPo to Release Names of Manafort Jurors

    08/17/2018 12:05:04 PM PDT · by detective · 43 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | August 17, 2018 | Christina Laila
    Shortened title. Full title: Judge Ellis Declines Motion by CNN, WaPo to Release Names of Manafort Jurors – Reveals ‘I HAVE BEEN THREATENED’ CNN, Wapo and Buzzfeed are demanding the names and addresses of the Manafort jurors be released to the public. On Friday, Judge Ellis, a Reagan appointee, revealed he has received threats, however; he did not provide details.
  • JUST IN: US Senate passes resolution with unanimous consent by voice vote that “affirms..."

    08/16/2018 1:33:08 PM PDT · by BlackFemaleArmyColonel · 97 replies
    Twitter ^ | 16 August 2018 | NBC
    NBC: JUST IN: US Senate passes resolution with unanimous consent by voice vote that “affirms that the press is not the enemy of the people” and “reaffirms the vital and indispensable role that the free press serves” and “condemns the attacks on the institution of the free press.”
  • UN human rights chief: Trump’s anti-press rhetoric ic ‘very close to incitement to violence’

    08/13/2018 7:12:04 AM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 29 replies
    The Hill ^ | 08/13/18 | Morgan Gstalter
    The United Nations high commissioner for human rights said President Trump is “close” to inciting violence against journalists with his constant anti-press rhetoric. Zeid Ra’ad al-Hussein, a Jordanian prince and diplomat, told The Guardian on Monday warned that Trump's criticism could lead journalists to censor themselves, or to attacks on them. “We began to see a campaign against the media … that could have potentially, and still can, set in motion a chain of events which could quite easily lead to harm being inflicted on journalists just going about their work and potentially some self-censorship,” Zeid said. “And in that...
  • Newspaper calls for war of words against Trump media attacks

    08/10/2018 1:57:31 PM PDT · by RightGeek · 38 replies
    Yahoo/AP ^ | 8/10/2018 | AP
    BOSTON (AP) — A Boston newspaper is calling for a coordinated editorial response to President Donald Trump's frequent attacks on the news media. The Boston Globe has appealed to newspapers across the U.S. to publish editorials on Aug. 16 denouncing what it calls a "dirty war against the free press.".... Marjorie Pritchard, who oversees the Globe's editorial page, says dozens of newspapers have agreed so far to write their own editorials.
  • Opinion | Media don't want to understand Trump voters

    08/04/2018 4:17:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 8 replies
    The Knoxville Register | August 4, 2018 | John Kass
    Link only due to copyright issues: https://www.knoxnews.com/story/opinion/columnists/2018/08/04/opinion-media-dont-want-understand-trump-voters/880760002/
  • NBC's Katy Tur confronts Trump over press: 'Do you have to put our lives in danger?'

    08/04/2018 2:14:50 PM PDT · by Navy Patriot · 78 replies
    Yahoo ^ | August 3, 2018 | Brian Koerber
    The Trump administration has started an all-out war with the nation's free press, and journalists aren't taking it lightly. "Yeah, we get it, you don't like us. Fine. But do you have to put our lives in danger?"
  • Is the Press an Enemy of the People?

    08/03/2018 9:27:34 AM PDT · by davikkm · 54 replies
    IWB ^ | Daniel Carter
    It was another week of aggression between Trump supporters and the mainstream media. During a Trump rally in Tampa, Florida on Tuesday, CNN correspondent Jim Acosta was lambasted with chants of “CNN sucks!” while covering the event. This prompted Acosta to go on twitter to blame Trump for the increasing hostility toward the media and to exclaim that “the press is not the enemy.” Two days after the initial showdown between Acosta and the raucous Trump crowd, Acosta confronted Sarah Huckabee Sanders in a press briefing to ask her if she considered the press an enemy of the people. Sanders...