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By Mike Ciandella | | January 13, 2017 | 11:00 AM EST

The broadcast news networks barely even mentioned the latest significant overhaul of U.S. policy by the Obama Administration.

For two decades, the United States has granted asylum to Cuban fleeing the Castro regime who make it to American soil, a policy known as “wet foot, dry foot.” Now, in his final days in office, President Obama has ended this policy, to applause from the Cuban government. According to NBC’s Today, “The policy change has been in the works for several months, as the U.S. and Cuba work to cement changes in their relationship.”

Last night and this morning, ABC, CBS and NBC dedicated a paltry 86 seconds to this news. ABC was the worst with a stingy 15 seconds of coverage, while CBS came in close behind with 23 seconds.

By Scott Whitlock | | January 13, 2017 | 10:58 AM EST

The Washington Post on Friday gushed over a new Catholic-bashing HBO drama that features an “a-hole” Pope. Reviewer Hank Stuever, of course, linked this despicable character to Donald Trump. The Young Pope stars Jude Law as an “ice-blooded American cardinal” chosen to be the leader of the Catholic Church. 

By Matt Philbin | | January 13, 2017 | 10:32 AM EST

Well, it can’t be as embarrassing as the “I Pledge” video, can it? You may remember the creepy, statist statement of fealty to the Dear Leader celebrities put out at the beginning of the Obama administration. Well, now A-listers are putting out a video to mark the start of the Trump era and, in its way, it’s as gobsmackingly stupid and un-American as “I Pledge.”

By Sarah Stites | | January 13, 2017 | 10:21 AM EST

Close your eyes for a moment and picture Mt. Rushmore. First, you see America’s two most iconic founding fathers, then a war hero, and finally, the man who preserved the Union and emancipated the slaves. But if ESPN Style Writer Jill Hudson had her way, Michelle Obama would be up there with them—for her fashion sense. 

By Tim Graham | | January 13, 2017 | 9:38 AM EST

Robin Givhan, the liberal political columnist who plays fashion writer at The Washington Post, dominated the front of the Style section on Friday with a question: Can a fashion designer in good conscience agree to dress Melania Trump? Givhan argued that blacklisting the new First Lady is a good way to show a social conscience. The Trumps can buy off the rack, so it’s not really a blacklist. Givhan said dressing the First Lady – especially for Inauguration Night, has always been an honor, until Donald Trump inspired “new waves of racism and violence.”

By Dan Gainor | | January 13, 2017 | 9:14 AM EST

It’s hard to focus on how insane the alt-left is in a week where pretend journalists from BuzzFeed post an unverified dossier accusing President elect Trump of bizarre sex habits. I set a bar for how crazy liberals have become and try to focus on stories that hurdle the bar. For all that I have zero respect for anyone or anything connected to Buzzfeed, I didn’t expect them to crawl underneath.

By Alexa Moutevelis Coombs | | January 13, 2017 | 2:36 AM EST

There is so much liberal propaganda to be appalled at from the third season of the Canadian teen drama Degrassi: Next Class, out now on Netflix. I suppose it’s to be expected when the creator bemoans “some of the scary right-wing thinking that's out there.” But all the teen sex – both hetero and homo, lectures on Syrian refugees, and talk of “safe spaces” pales in comparison to how the series handles abortion.

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | January 13, 2017 | 12:22 AM EST

ABC seemed to be holding out hope Thursday evening on World News Tonight that BuzzFeed’s salacious accusations against President-elect Donald Trump were true. “The Russians and Trump have angrily denounced the allegations as completely false, including the unverified claim that Trump was secretly recorded when he visited Moscow,” declared Brian Ross giving the impression that the president-elect was mistaken, “Trump says he knows better than to let that happen.” 

By Justin Ashford | | January 12, 2017 | 11:36 PM EST

Well, no surprise, CBS’s Pure Genius again reminds us that pushing the LGBT agenda is vital to their concept of entertainment. This time, we see two gay dads with a son.

By Tom Blumer | | January 12, 2017 | 11:19 PM EST

Demonstrating the power of fake news to influence uninformed people, just-elected Democratic Senator Maggie Hassan of New Hampshire brought up a thoroughly discredited Washington Post story at the Senate confirmation hearing for Former General John Kelly. President-Elect Donald Trump has nominated Kelly to be the nation's next head of the Department of Homeland Security. Hassan brought up the Post's story on a late-December "infrastructure" attack by "a hacking group connected with the Russian government" on a Vermont utility as if it was an established fact — which, of course, it's not.

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | January 12, 2017 | 10:45 PM EST

The Big Three networks seemed full of glee Thursday evening as they reported that FBI Director James Comey was being investigated by the Justice Department’s inspector general. “Hoping for a measure of vindication,” announced anchor Lester Holt to kick off NBC Nightly News, “The Hillary Clinton campaign is welcoming the surprise news out of Washington today, that the Justice Department's Inspector General will take a deep look into how the FBI handled the investigation…” 

By Curtis Houck | | January 12, 2017 | 9:12 PM EST

In his must-read Politico Magazine column published on Tuesday, National Review editor Rich Lowry doled out some advice for hyperventilating journalists over President-elect Trump blasting their profession (like this week when BuzzFeed News published the salacious dossier). 

By Tom Johnson | | January 12, 2017 | 9:01 PM EST

Logic and proportion may be non-factors in media coverage of Donald Trump’s presidency, fears Lloyd Grove. In a Wednesday column, Grove opined that journalism “is in danger of passing through the looking glass, only to land in a menacing, topsy-turvy world, namely the White House Press Room…It’s likely to be [a] place where language will occasionally signify its opposite, and government spokespeople will declare, as Humpty Dumpty famously scolded Alice, ‘When I use a word, it means what I choose it to mean—neither more nor less.’” The key to this process, indicated Grove, is the use of the term “fake news” as the “Trump administration’s rightwing-populist bludgeon to delegitimize the purveyors of real news.” Among Grove's expert witnesses: Dan Rather.

By Veronica Lark | | January 12, 2017 | 5:22 PM EST

Following BuzzFeed’s reckless decision on Tuesday to publish an erroneous and salacious document pertaining to President-elect Trump, a diverse array of conservative leaders (including Media Research Center President and Founder Brent Bozell) offered their reactions to this damaging publication of fake news.

By Matthew Balan | | January 12, 2017 | 5:13 PM EST

CNN's Jim Acosta and Brian Stelter blasted Donald Trump on Thursday's New Day over the President-Elect's treatment of the media at his Wednesday press conference. Acosta, who got in a face-off with Trump, expressed his "hope...that Donald Trump can get past this...'Clinton News Network, CNN sucks' mentality that we saw out on the campaign trail." Stelter bewailed how "the environment right now is so far from normal."