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  • Trump cancels White House Christmas party for the press

    12/13/2018 3:23:32 AM PST · by gattaca · 103 replies
    Fox News ^ | December 13, 2018 | Howard Kurtz
    President Trump has canceled the White House holiday party for the media, making the decades-old tradition a victim of his increasingly contentious relationship with major news organizations.
  • TheBlaze and CRTV Merge to Create Conservative Media Powerhouse (Exclusive)

    12/03/2018 12:47:29 AM PST · by conservative98 · 116 replies
    The Hollywood Reporter ^ | 8:00 PM PST 12/2/2018 b | Paul Bond
    The homes of Glenn Beck and Mark Levin are combining to create Blaze Media, which insiders say will reach 165 million people via television, digital platforms and social media. Glenn Beck and Mark Levin are teaming up by merging TheBlaze and CRTV to create a conservative-media entity dubbed Blaze Media, which they say will reach 165 million people via television, digital platforms and social media. Beck and Levin are set to officially announce what they are calling a merger of equals on Monday, but Beck tells The Hollywood Reporter that the move could be just a next step at building...
  • Chuck Todd rips 'absurd' White House rules: No serious journalist will follow these

    11/20/2018 11:11:49 AM PST · by yesthatjallen · 106 replies
    The Hill ^ | 11/20/18 | Michael Burke
    NBC host Chuck Todd on Tuesday criticized the White House's new rules for reporters at presidential news conferences, calling them "absurd" and predicting that journalists won't follow them. "These aren’t exactly pro first amendment rules. I assume there isn’t a single serious journalist in the WH press corps who would abide by these absurd 'rules.' Manners is one thing, but regulating follow ups is a form of censorship," he wrote in a tweet. The White House announced the new rules on Monday after restoring the press credential of CNN reporter Jim Acosta. It had been revoked last week after he...
  • The public now says only 9% of Trump news coverage is 'fair'

    11/20/2018 9:01:09 AM PST · by Para-Ord.45 · 15 replies
    https://www.washingtontimes.com ^ | November 19, 2018 | By Jennifer Harper
    ...Media Research Center have confirmed that 90 percent of broadcast news coverage of Mr. Trump and his administration has been negative since the president took office almost two years ago. Now comes confirmation of blatant bias across the entire news media from another source. “Respondents decisively side against the media when it comes to fair and unbiased coverage of the President and Republicans,” says a new survey from McLaughlin & Associates which reveals that only 9 percent of Americans now say that news coverage in general is “fair or not biased” regarding Mr. Trump and the GOP.
  • CNN media critic attacks White House ground rules for press conferences

    11/20/2018 9:06:06 AM PST · by jazusamo · 49 replies
    American Thinker ^ | November 20, 2018 | Thomas Lifson
    CNN seems to have forgotten the old adage, "Be careful what you wish for." After filing suit over the revocation of Jim Acosta's hard pass to the White House and winning, that network's media beat reporter is upset. Speaking on CNN's Newsroom, Brian Stelter seems certain that danger lurks in the new open and transparent rules provided by the White House in response to the judge's demand for due process on decisions over revocation of access to press conferences or the White House. Joe DePaolo of Mediaite writes: Brian Stelter stated his belief that nothing has been resolved, and the...
  • Press shouldn't celebrate too soon on Jim Acosta lawsuit

    11/20/2018 5:37:01 AM PST · by SJackson · 36 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 19, 2018 | Mark Grabowski
    As a journalism professor, I have mixed feelings about Friday’s federal court ruling that the White House must reinstate Jim Acosta's press credentials. Ultimately, it may prove to be a pyrrhic victory as the entire press could lose much greater access from the fallout. To be clear, Acosta is no First Amendment hero. His antics set a bad example that makes it harder for me to teach students responsible reporting. The CNN White House correspondent has been rude and unprofessional for President Trump’s entire time in office, and purposely so, to make himself a front-page story. Most recently, on Nov....
  • WATCH: Trump Explains What He’s Going to Do Next Time Acosta is Disruptive

    11/19/2018 8:07:20 AM PST · by deandg99 · 40 replies
    Political Cowboy ^ | 11/17/2018 | Isa
    We’ve come to know and love Jim Acosta’s ridiculous, narcissistic antics at White House press conferences, so it was all in all good news he was being allowed back in to make a fool of himself all over again. Friday, a judge ruled that the White House must give the CNN reporter (I use that term loosely) his hard pass back, which granted him access to the White House grounds. Acosta’s hard pass had been temporarily revoked after he refused to hand the microphone back to a White House intern per the President’s instructions.
  • Carl Bernstein suggests media should edit White House pressers before airing them

    11/19/2018 10:00:28 AM PST · by E. Pluribus Unum · 57 replies
    Washington Examiner ^ | November 18, 2018 05:36 PM | Naomi Lim
    Veteran journalist Carl Bernstein said cable news networks should stop broadcasting White House press conferences and briefings in their entirety because they have become "propagandist exercises." "I don't think we should be taking them live all the time and just pasting them up on the air because they're basically propagandist exercises because they are overwhelmed by his dishonesty and lying," Bernstein said during a segment of CNN's "Reliable Sources" on Sunday, referring to President Trump. "Maybe we should be there, edit, decide as reporters what is news, and after the press conference or briefing is over then go with that...
  • Ep 522 | A Breakdown of CNN's Lawsuit Against the Trump Administration | LevinTV

    11/17/2018 8:00:37 AM PST · by yoe · 4 replies
    CRTV ^ | November 13, 2018 | Mark Levin
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  • Trump Must Appeal Acosta Ruling Based On Separation Of Powers

    11/17/2018 10:15:10 AM PST · by Liberty7732 · 57 replies
    Judge Timothy Kelly, a Trump appointee, verbally ordered the President of the United States to reinstate CCN Reporter Jim Acosta’s hard pass to access the White House on Friday. The judge, who sits in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia, has not actually posted his ruling yet, forcing us, at least temporarily, to rely on press reports for details. Predictably, CNN has called the ruling a huge victory for the First Amendment. However, according to numerous press reports, Judge Kelly took issue, not with any alleged affronts upon the First Amendment, but rather, the process used...
  • Judge Gives Blowhard Jim Acosta His Bullhorn Back

    11/16/2018 9:30:23 AM PST · by Sean_Anthony · 93 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | 11/16/18 | Judi McLeod
    Meanwhile, it’s a dog-eat-dog world of which braying donkeys approve Proving the old adage that “The Law’s an ass”, a federal judge on Friday granted CNN’s request for a court order that would temporarily reinstate ‘correspondent’ Jim Acosta’s White House press pass. In this case, the law’s not only an # but donkeys are riding all over it because it, in effect, gives a bullhorn back to a badgering blowhard.
  • Fox News Says It Supports CNN's Lawsuit Against Trump For Revoking Acosta's Press Pass

    11/14/2018 8:22:12 AM PST · by Maceman · 132 replies
    MRCtv ^ | 11/14/2018 | Brittany M. Hughes
    Fox News reportedly announced Wednesday that the network will support CNN in its lawsuit against President Trump and will be filing an amicus brief in its favor with the U.S. District Court.. “Fox News supports CNN in its legal effort to regain its White House reporter’s press credential. We intend to file an amicus brief with the U.S. District Court,” network President Jay Wallace said in a statement Wednesday. “Secret Service passes for working White House journalists should never be weaponized.” “While we don’t condone the growing antagonistic tone by both the President and the press at recent media avails,...
  • Video expert shares how the Acosta clip was doctored to make reporter look like the aggressor

    11/08/2018 4:18:47 PM PST · by artichokegrower · 66 replies
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | November 8, 2018 | Mike Moffitt
    A video expert shared on Twitter how the the footage of CNN reporter Jim Acosta that White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders uploaded on the social media platform was doctored.
  • Corey Lewandowski Slams ‘Hypocrite’ Ben Shapiro For Defending Jim Acosta

    11/08/2018 12:07:57 PM PST · by detective · 49 replies
    The Gateway Pundit ^ | November 8, 2018 | Jim Hoft
    Shortened title. Full title: Corey Lewandowski Slams ‘Hypocrite’ Ben Shapiro For Defending Jim Acosta but Who Famously Took the Side of Hoaxer Michelle Fields During the 2016 election, Ben Shapiro sided with Michelle Fields in her bogus accusations that Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski abused her at a campaign event. Yesterday Shapiro sided with abuser Jim Acosta from CNN. What is wrong with Ben’s abuse barometer? Breitbart reporter Michelle Fields made headlines in 2016 when she claimed Trump Campaign Manager Corey Lewandowski grabbed her and threw her down on the ground at a Jupiter, Florida Trump campaign victory speech. Video...
  • Sarah Sanders accused of circulating 'doctored' video of Jim Acosta’s interaction with intern

    11/08/2018 12:12:17 PM PST · by tkocur · 130 replies
    Fox News ^ | 8 November 2018 | Brian Flood
    White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has been accused of sharing a "doctored" video of CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s interaction with a White House intern that resulted in the reporter’s press pass being revoked. Acosta's press pass to access the White House was suspended "until further notice" Wednesday, hours after he engaged in a contentious back-and-forth with President Trump. A White House intern attempted to retrieve the microphone from Acosta, but the CNN reporter resisted and asked an additional question – and that’s where things get cloudy. Sanders said the suspension of his press credentials stemmed from his "placing his...
  • White House just revoked Jim Acostas press pass.

    11/07/2018 4:55:10 PM PST · by ColdOne · 160 replies
    vanity/foxnews.com | 11/7/17 | ColdOne
    Fox News just reported the WH revoked Jim Acostas hard press pass.
  • Jim Acosta violated one of the oldest rules of journalism

    11/08/2018 7:34:28 AM PST · by Rummyfan · 63 replies
    NY Post ^ | 7 Nov 2018 | Michael Goodwin
    By producing a split decision, the election that was supposed to end all elections turned out to be fairly predictable. But it’s the day after that was unlike any other. The Republican president, the likely speaker of the Democrat-controlled House and the Senate’s Republican majority leader each started Wednesday by talking about working together to get things done. They talked to each other privately and talked separately in public about what they thought they could accomplish for the country. For most Americans, that would make for a very good day. Given the overheated environment leading up to the midterms and...
  • Trump Battles Rude, Out-of-Control Reporters

    11/07/2018 1:07:29 PM PST · by Kaslin · 26 replies
    Rush Limbaugh.com ^ | November 7, 2018 | Rush Limbaugh
    RUSH: Here it is, folks. My mistake. I pulled out of the press conference too soon. Within two minutes of my leaving the press conference in the last half hour, Jim Acosta at CNN stood up, and this is what happened. THE PRESIDENT: They weren’t actors. They weren’t actors. No, it’s true. Do you think they were actors? They weren’t actors. They didn’t come from Hollywood. These were people — this was an actual — you know, it happened a few days ago. And — Trump grows angry with press, calls Jim Acosta 'rude, terrible person'ACOSTA: They’re hundreds of miles...
  • Mark Levin: Great job, Jeb. Not. [Jeb Bush criticizes Trump and defends…….Jim Acosta]

    11/07/2018 9:51:14 PM PST · by conservative98 · 69 replies
    TRS via Mark Levin Twitter ^ | November 7, 2018
    This is ridiculous. Jeb Bush is now defending Jim Acosta from earlier today when he tried to bully Trump at the press conference. Jeb Bush ✔ @JebBush The media is not the enemy of the people. The freedom of the press is protected by the Constitution. Presidents never enjoy pointed questions from the press, but President Trump should respect their right to ask them and respect Americans enough to answer them. WMUR TV ✔ @WMUR9 "You are a rude, terrible person," @POTUS @realDonaldTrump lashes out at @CNN reporter Jim @Acosta.#politics #uspolitics #POTUS Hey Jeb. No disrespect, but instead of watching...
  • After Trump’s Scolding, Black PBS Reporter Now Has ‘Residue Of Hate’

    11/08/2018 2:29:52 AM PST · by kevcol · 135 replies
    Daily Caller ^ | November 7, 2018 | Betsy Rothstein
    “On the campaign trail, you called yourself a nationalist,” she began. “Some people saw that as emboldingly white nationalist. Now people are also saying…” Trump interrupted her, saying, “I don’t know why you’d say that — such a racist question.” She kept going. “There are some people who are saying the Republican Party is seen as supporting white nationalists because of that rhetoric.” Trump replied, “Honestly? … Let me tell you, that’s a racist question.” The Washington Press Corps was floored. . . “This president said he was a nationalist … Yamiche asked a real question because there is a...