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  • Did some press outlets violate U.S. Laws by intentional deceit?

    11/12/2016 12:47:54 PM PST · by Former MSM Viewer · 26 replies
    Is it legal for the media to knowingly broadcast/publish false info on Pres. Candidates?
  • Wikileaks: Meet the Press's Chuck Todd holds dinner party for Clinton Comm. Dir. Jennifer Palmieri

    10/17/2016 3:22:33 PM PDT · by grey_whiskers · 24 replies
    The Daily Caller ^ | Oct 17 2016 | wikileaks via The Daily Caller
    “Meet the Press” host Chuck Todd and his wife, a Democratic consultant, hosted a dinner party at their Washington D.C.-area home last year for Jennifer Palmieri, Hillary Clinton’s communications director. Read more:
  • The Most Pressing Issue in 95 Years (Comment on NYT Editorial)

    12/05/2015 6:40:03 AM PST · by drop 50 and fire for effect · 55 replies
    National Review Online ^ | December 4, 2015 | Jonah Goldberg
    The Peace of Versailles, Buck v. Bell, the Great Depression, Pearl Harbor,* the Hitler-Stalin Pact, the Ukrainian famine, the internment of Japanese-Americans, the Tuskegee experiments, the Holocaust, McCarthyism, the Marshall Plan, Jim Crow, the Cuban Missile Crisis, the Kennedy Assassination, the 1964 Civil Rights Act, Kent State, the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, Watergate, withdrawal from Vietnam, the Killing Fields, the Iran hostage crisis, the Contras, AIDS, gay marriage, the Iran nuclear deal: These are just a few of the things the New York Times chose not to run front page editorials. But, the “Gun Epidemic” in America? That deserves a...
  • Reporter Goes Berserk While Covering Event Where Press Criticized

    09/12/2013 7:04:00 AM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 74 replies
    NewsBusters ^ | September 12, 2013 | P.J. Gladnick
    A little thin-skinned, aren't we? One thing the press can't stand is criticism. And sometimes the reaction of members of the press to criticism goes so over the top that the results are absolutely hilarious. Such was the case of Marci Shatzman, a reporter for the Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel Forum Publishing Group who was covering a routine meeting of the West Boca Community Council in Florida. What set Marci off to act completely unprofessional at the 43 second mark of this video was guest speaker Andre Fladell daring to criticize  members of the press for acting...unprofessional.
  • Open Media Assault On GOP Candidate

    09/19/2012 6:24:15 AM PDT · by arthurus · 24 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 19 September 2012 | J. D. Longstreet
    I have lived through a lot of presidential election cycles since FDR and I must tell you, this one is, indeed, strange -- to say the least! For the first time in my memory, the Mainstream Media is in open assault in the GOP candidate for President.» If you like this article, please donate to Right Side News Daily The so-called "fourth estate" (A nick-name for the press) has dropped all pretense at being non-biased and have thrown their lot in with President Obama and the democrats and have turned all their fury loose on his challenger, Mitt Romney, the...
  • The Scandal No One is Talking About

    11/11/2011 10:58:07 PM PST · by ThirstyMan · 21 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 11, 2011 | Dan Gainor
    If you've been following the news this week, you'd get the impression that America is a scandal-plagued nation. Scandals to the right of us, scandals to the left of us. Take your pick. There’s the media assault on GOP presidential candidate Herman Cain, the deadly "Fast and Furious" federal gun-running case, the Solyndra solar loan fiasco, the collapse of MF Global, led by former Democratic N.J. Gov. Jon Corzine and, of course, the deeply disturbing allegations of child sexual abuse at Penn State. But the real scandal isn’t any one of those. It’s how journalists pick and choose which controversies...
  • (UNREAL, INSANE BIAS) House Republicans Plan to Redefine Rape

    01/31/2011 6:27:05 AM PST · by Lazamataz · 82 replies
    ABC (A Bunch of Communists) ^ | Jan. 31, 2011 | By NICK BAUMANN
    Drugged, Raped, and Pregnant? Too bad -- Republicans are Pushing to Limit Rape and Incest Cases Eligible for Government Abortion Funding Rape is only really rape if it involves force, according to the new House Republican majority as it now moves to change abortion law. For years, federal laws restricting the use of government funds to pay for abortions have included exemptions for pregnancies resulting from rape or incest, with another exemption covering pregnancies that could endanger the life of the mother. But the "No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act," contains a provision that would rewrite the rules to drastically...
  • View From The Left

    05/15/2010 7:03:33 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 9 replies · 633+ views ^ | May 14, 2010 | Rich Tucker
    Journalists frequently claim they’re impartial arbiters. They purport to “speak truth to power,” “afflict the comfortable” and a whole series of similar tired clichés. But the reality is that what you see depends on where you stand. And in journalism, that’s all too often on the left. Consider stories culled from just two day’s worth of The Washington Post. “Poll finds gains for same-sex marriage,” announces the headline over the lead story in the Metro section on May 11. “Maryland residents are shifting toward a more positive opinion of same-sex marriage, with registered voters now narrowly supporting a law to...
  • Flashback: Bush's Vacation Alarms Supporters (CBS)

    12/28/2009 3:15:07 PM PST · by Bon mots · 6 replies · 661+ views
    CBS News ^ | Aug. 23, 2005 | CBS
    A friend of mine who likes President Bush a lot can't quite understand why he’s taking so much vacation this summer. Read more of this nonsense from the CBS (See BS) website if you really want to...CBS Bush Hit Piece
  • As I leave, I remember why I do this (Libtard local rag Editor flees CA for Oregon)

    07/19/2009 10:04:52 AM PDT · by martin_fierro · 12 replies · 823+ views
    Scotts ^ | 7/17/09 | Chuck Anderson
    As I leave, I remember why I do this by Chuck Anderson I’ll be moving to Oregon in a few days after a few years at the editorial helm of the Press-Banner. I’m going from one local weekly paper to another, the Wallowa County Chieftain in Enterprise, in the far northeastern corner of the state. Wallowa County, where cattle outnumber humans and Republicans outnumber Democrats, is a little different from our twin valleys. But the game called community journalism is the same. Wallowa County depends on the Chieftain, the county’s only newspaper other than a daily published in a neighboring...
  • 'Obama as Christ' Painter Is Back...and Misses Press Bias Point

    05/19/2009 3:53:06 PM PDT · by PJ-Comix · 5 replies · 632+ views
    NewsBusters ^ | May 19, 2009 | P.J. Gladnick
    The painter who created the controversial "Obama as Christ" painting is back. Artist Michael D'Antuono, who apologized for offending people and withdrew his original painting, titled "The Truth," from a scheduled NYC showing on President Obama's 100th day in office, has just unveiled a new Obama painting (larger version below the fold). However, D'Antuono was a bit disingenuous in the explanation of his surprise that people were offended by his first Obama painting as you can see in this press release: Artist Michael D'Antuono Responds To 'Truth' Critics With Second Obama PaintingNEW YORK, May 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Michael D'Antuono, the...
  • OPEN FORUM: Reporters should keep their shoes on

    12/16/2008 7:50:50 AM PST · by SmithL · 30 replies · 874+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 12/16/8 | Marc Sandalow
    Google "shoe-thrower" and "Pulitzer" this morning, and you will get a surprising number of hits. From the streets of Baghdad to the blogs of North America, some are hailing reporter Muntadar al-Zeidi as a hero for having the spine to do what journalists should have done years ago. They are wrong. "This is a farewell kiss, you dog," al-Zeidi yelled as he flung his shoes toward President Bush Sunday, in the most entertaining presidential news conference moment since Dan Rather confronted Richard Nixon 35 years ago. As someone who has attended hundreds of news conferences, including dozens at the White...
  • Our Enemy The Media (Don Feder On The MSM's Adoration Of The One Alert)

    11/02/2008 8:03:23 PM PST · by goldstategop · 10 replies · 816+ views
    Don ^ | 11/1/2008 | Don Feder
    Based on her interview with Sen. Joe Biden, we may assume that WFTV, Orlando Anchor Barbara West: 1. Did not graduate from a school of communications, 2. Will never receive an award from the Society of Professional Journalists, 3. Is unlikely to be employed by The New York Times in the foreseeable future, and 4. Will soon be working with Joe the Plumber, installing bathroom fixtures. Silly rabbit -- Didn’t West know that tough questions are reserved for Republicans? Yet, there she was asking old leaden-tongued Joe how his running mate’s spread-the-wealth platform differed from standard Marxist redistributionism (from each...
  • Hell Hath No Fury Like A Demoncat Scorned

    09/16/2008 11:20:33 AM PDT · by foutsc · 5 replies · 170+ views
    Nietzsche is Dead ^ | 16 Sep 08 | foutsc
    Folks, The Democrat Machine (which includes the press) is scared. If Obama continues to slide in the polls, they will turn into a frightened, enraged bull, trampling and goring anything and everything in its path. So brace yourself now for the Mother of all October Surprises. It's going to be an invented scandal a day, drip, drip, drip, turning into a torrent in the final week before election day. What do I recommend?This: No matter what you see or hear that is negative about McCain-Palin, do not believe it. I don't care how egregious the charge may be: McCain is...
  • Obama's (Non)Votes: But Everyone Was Doing It!

    09/05/2008 11:05:47 AM PDT · by foutsc · 7 replies · 109+ views
    Nietzsche is Dead ^ | 5 sep 08 | foutsc
    But Mom! Everybody does it!Remember using that tactic as a kid when you're parents criticized your participation in the latest craze or fad? Pretty immature, wasn't it?Well, the press is employing that same tactic to defend their candidate's multiple "present" votes in the Illinois Senate. Check this out from the Leftist Press: "We don't have a 'present' button as governor - we are expected to lead..." said Palin, who is in her first term as Alaska's governor. Palin was referring to Obama's days in the Illinois Senate, when he voted "present" dozens of times among the thousands of votes he...
  • Reporters for Obama (Al Reuters for Hope and Change)

    08/20/2008 10:49:05 AM PDT · by foutsc · 6 replies · 120+ views
    Nietzsche is Dead ^ | 20 aug 08 | foutsc
    Reuters went to bat for its candidate, hoping to give him a boost after the shellacking Mac gave him at Saddle Back last weekend. It probably felt more like Brokeback to the Senator from Chicago.Anyway, Reuters published a subtle little piece on patriotism and the presidential candidates. In it, they call white America racist and questions its patriotism.Here's the first excerpt:The U.S. presidential election presents a sharp contrast between two types of patriotism: John McCain stands as a war hero. His rival Barack Obama calls Americans back to the can-do spirit of the nation's founders.When in the heck has Obama...
  • Cherry Picking the Economy

    06/29/2008 7:42:04 AM PDT · by foutsc · 9 replies · 57+ views
    Nietzsche is Dead ^ | 29 June 08 | foutsc
    The worst economy since the great depression… Remember the constant bleating from the press and the anti-Bush crowd about how the Bush administration “cherry picked” intelligence? They allege that the president chose only those bits of information that fit his plans and ignored everything else. Well, the press has been cherry picking economic news for years. How many news items have you seen featuring some town, family, or business that’s doing ok, despite everything? How often do you hear or read something that puts the housing “crisis” in perspective (it’s not a crisis). Falling prices mean those who previously could...
  • Anchor Babies, Away

    09/29/2007 7:47:05 AM PDT · by Congressman Billybob · 76 replies · 2,738+ views
    Special to FreeRepublic ^ | 29 Sept 2007 | John Armor (Congressman Billybob)
    The Constitution is simple, short and easy to read. There is no excuse for any reporter to write about it, without reading it. The latest example is an article about anchor babies in the Orlando Sentinel today (29 September) by Jim Stratton. The article concerns a comment about anchor babies by Fred Thompson, Republican candidate for President. If you haven’t followed the illegal immigration debate, anchor babies are children born on US soil of illegal immigrant parents. The babies get citizenship. Then, the provisions for “reuniting families” kick in, and the baby assists the parents in becoming legal. It is...
  • Lap Up Anything Said by Administration Opponents Filed under: General, Media Bias

    02/11/2007 12:54:05 PM PST · by airedale · 5 replies · 470+ views
    Patterico's Pontifications ^ | 02/10/2007 | Patterico
    Lap Up Anything Said by Administration Opponents Filed under: General, Media Bias — Patterico @ 4:41 pm Dan Froomkin of the Washington Post has some interesting advice for journalists , * Don’t assume anything administration officials tell you is true. In fact, you are probably better off assuming anything they tell you is a lie. * Demand proof for their every assertion. Assume the proof is a lie. Demand that they prove that their proof is accurate. * Just because they say it, doesn’t mean it should be make the headlines [sic] . . . . He also advises “reasonable...
  • All the Risk that’s Fit to Disclose

    03/02/2006 8:20:31 AM PST · by Kitten Festival · 264+ views
    The American Thinker ^ | 3 02 06 | Thomas Lifson and Jack Risko
    A notable decline in the core business of the New York Times Company has been underway, and yet is not reported in a straightforward way in the company’s official filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. The SEC requires companies to file Form 10-K every year, to provide “a comprehensive overview of the company’s business and financial condition and… audited financial statements.” The SEC’s 10-K official rules require companies to “Provide any discussion of risk factors in plain English….” At the beginning of its 2005 10-K annual report to the Securities and Exchange Commission, the New York Times Company proudly...