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By Alatheia Nielsen | | January 11, 2017 | 4:58 PM EST

Calling Buzzfeed stories “journalism” is “like calling dog food filet mignon,” MRC Vice President of Business and Culture Dan Gainor said on Wednesday.

By Katie Yoder | | January 11, 2017 | 4:58 PM EST

Defunding Planned Parenthood means women will die, according to the liberal media’s latest attacks on one congresswoman. On Friday, Rep. Diane Black (R-TN) reintroduced H.R. 354 or the Defund Planned Parenthood Act of 2017.

By Sarah Stites | | January 11, 2017 | 4:38 PM EST

In January, Shiloh Quine, a convicted killer serving a life sentence in California, was the first transgender inmate to ever receive a state-funded sex change surgery. Yet, based on media coverage of the operation, Americans would hardly know the issue was controversial. 

By Curtis Houck | | January 11, 2017 | 4:32 PM EST

Conservative media critics (and even some considered to be neutral) lashed out on Wednesday at BuzzFeed’s recklessly unsubstantiated report about President-elect Donald Trump as they lashed out at BuzzFeed, calling their decision a “ridiculous” one that “violated journalistic ethics.”

By Katie Yoder | | January 11, 2017 | 3:55 PM EST

This doesn’t happen every day in Hollywood: an upcoming film is bringing its actors closer to God. On Tuesday, actor Andrew Garfield (Amazing Spider-Man, Hacksaw Ridge) appeared on The Late Show to discuss his role in the upcoming Martin Scorsese film Silence. Garfield plays a Jesuit missionary who travels to 17th century Japan at a time of Christian persecution. While Garfield himself wasn’t raised in a particular faith, he trained for a year with Fr. James Martin, a Jesuit, for his new role – a role which drew him closer to God.

By Kyle Drennen | | January 11, 2017 | 3:41 PM EST

During NBC’s special live coverage of Donald Trump’s press conference on Wednesday, reporter Cynthia McFadden revealed that U.S. intelligence officials deemed rumors of a Russian dossier of damaging information about the President-elect to not be credible. She explained to NBC Nightly News anchor Lester Holt: “...as far as they are concerned, and I’m going to quote now, ‘Intel and law enforcement officials agree that none of the investigations have found any conclusive or direct link between Donald Trump and the Russian government, period.’”

By P.J. Gladnick | | January 11, 2017 | 3:21 PM EST

So who has a bigger headache today: Margaret Sullivan of the Washington Post or CNN's Jim Acosta? Last week media columnist Sullivan requested that the term "fake news" be retired and today President-elect Donald Trump threw that term against Acosta when he shut him down during his press conference.  At the press conference "fake news" was used 10 times thus dashing the hopes of the MSM folks that the now toxic term be terminated. Look for "fake news" to be thrown up against the MSM again and again over the next few years starting with today. Here is a compendium of that term as used today starting with incoming White House press secretary Sean Spicer:

By Matthew Balan | | January 11, 2017 | 1:57 PM EST

On Wednesday, CBS This Morning's anchors hounded Kellyanne Conway over an appendix to a recent intelligence report given to Donald Trump that supposedly highlighted Russia's attempts to compromise the President-Elect, as well BuzzFeed's unsubstantiated document dump related to it. Charlie Rose, Norah O'Donnell, and Gayle King repeatedly tried to get Conway to verify something that she wasn't privy to — whether or not Trump read the classified appendix. The guest blasted BuzzFeed for "really violating basic journalistic standards" by their release. O'Donnell agreed with Conway, but still pressed the Trump aide on the issue.

By Scott Whitlock | | January 11, 2017 | 1:53 PM EST

The unverified claims pushed by BuzzFeed on Tuesday dominated Donald Trump’s press conference on Wednesday with numerous reporters pouncing on what the President-elect attacked as “fake news.” NBC reporter Hallie Jackson demanded to know about the allegations of Russian blackmail: “Does Russia have any leverage over you, financial or otherwise, and if not, will you release your tax returns to prove it?” 

By Sam Dorman | | January 11, 2017 | 1:36 PM EST

Broadcast networks barely covered the skyrocketing national debt in the past year, but spent far more time on toy animals called Hatchimals. ABC and NBC gave the toy sensation three times more coverage than the debt. As of Jan. 9, the United States’ national debt was nearly $20 trillion ($19,955,343,885,377.73), according to the Treasury Department. The rising debt, according to multiple sources, threatens economic growth and fiscal stability.

By NB Staff | | January 11, 2017 | 12:52 PM EST

Reacting to BuzzFeed irresponsibly publishing an unsubstantiated smear against President-elect Donald Trump, on Wednesday, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell released the following statement:

By Scott Whitlock | | January 11, 2017 | 12:42 PM EST

Donald Trump on Wednesday blasted CNN as "fake news" and hit the cable network for repeating and promoting unverified information out of BuzzFeed. During a press conference heavily dominated by BuzzFeed’s unverified claims about the President-elect, reporter Jim Acosta attempted to shout out a question: “Since you are attacking our news organization ---" 

By Mike Ciandella | | January 11, 2017 | 12:27 PM EST

Despite repeatedly calling it “unconfirmed” and “unsubstantiated,” the ABC, CBS and NBC morning news shows on Wednesday spent a combined 44 minutes promoting allegations the Russian government had information that they could use to blackmail President-elect Donald Trump. These allegations stemmed from a 35-page “report” published by BuzzFeed, which itself doubted the veracity of the information.

By Kyle Drennen | | January 11, 2017 | 12:15 PM EST

Following fawning network coverage of President Obama’s farewell address on Tuesday night, on Wednesday, the NBC, ABC, and CBS morning shows continued the lovefest by devoting another 16 minutes and 5 seconds of air time to the speech. That stands in stunning contrast to the paltry 55 seconds the same morning shows offered to then-President George W. Bush’s farewell address in 2009.

By Kristine Marsh | | January 11, 2017 | 11:55 AM EST

Wednesday’s Good Morning America had anchor George Stephanopoulos struggling to regain control of the interview after Trump’s senior advisor Kellyanne Conway called the media out for for their pro-Clinton bias. After repeated attempts to get Conway to answer whether or not Trump accepted that Russia hacked the election, Conway hit back, accusing the media of being the ones who tried to sway the results of the election for Hillary.