By P.J. Gladnick | January 24, 2017 | 4:30 PM EST

It seems that the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's Marketplace show was unable to find a racist Trump supporter. Instead they hired an actor named Mike to portray one as you shall see. Mike's job as a racist Trump supporter was to sell a couple of White Power T-shirts along with a "Make Canada Great Again" T-shirt. It was their laughably unsubtle attempt to link Donald Trump to racism. 

By Jackson Richman | January 24, 2017 | 2:13 PM EST

On MSNBC’s Morning Joe Tuesday, the panel discussed the media’s obsession covering more about President Donald Trump’s antics and controversial statements, rather than his policies, some of which he has already fulfilled.

By Tom Johnson | January 21, 2017 | 12:09 PM EST

The mainstream media should practice a little benign neglect in their coverage of the Trump administration, suggested Kerry Eleveld in a Tuesday post. Eleveld called President Trump “a totally repugnant human being” but conceded that he’s “a master manipulator” for whom pressers are “sheer sport…By continuing to engage in them, reporters are simply setting themselves up as targets on his terrain.”

By Sam Dorman | January 19, 2017 | 5:40 PM EST

MRC Vice President of Business and Culture Dan Gainor denounced NBC’s attempt to downplay President-elect Donald Trump’s role in bringing new jobs to the U.S. On Twitter, Trump credited himself for new job creation on Jan. 17. The next day, NBC’s Today ran a “fact check” on Trump’s claim with MSNBC’s Chief Legal Correspondent Ari Melber, who said Trump had a “very small or non-existent” impact.

By Jorge Bonilla | January 19, 2017 | 11:52 AM EST

Univision's report on President Barack Obama's commutation of the prison sentence of convicted terrorist Oscar Rivera López is an astounding case study in fake news. The story, which went entirely unreported on the evening ABC, CBS and NBC newscasts, took top billing on Univision newscast. 

By Kyle Drennen | January 18, 2017 | 5:43 PM EST

In his final press conference as president on Wednesday, Barack Obama laughably congratulated the White House Press Corps for not being “sycophants” during his administration, but acting as “skeptics” whose reporting “keeps us honest.”  
 

By Jorge Bonilla | January 18, 2017 | 3:01 PM EST

Congressman Luis Gutiérrez penned an astounding op-ed for El Nuevo Día (Puerto Rico) in the immediate aftermath of the commutation of convicted terrorist Oscar López Rivera's prison sentence. And there is a fascinating lesson within.

By Sam Dorman | January 17, 2017 | 10:28 AM EST

Appearing on Cavuto: Coast to Coast, MRC Vice President of Business and Culture Dan Gainor criticized journalists for assuming they deserved a place in the White House press corps. Coast to Coast host Neil Cavuto reported Jan. 16, that President-elect Donald Trump provoked a “hellacious reaction” when he proposed doubling the size of the White House press corps. 

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 Jorge Bonilla | January 12, 2017 | 5:07 PM EST

Los tiempos sin precedente traen conflicto sin precedente, y el rumor abunda en medio del conflicto- así como la especulación y la noticia falsa. Ese es el caso en medio del desenlace del conflicto entre Trump y Univision. Es importante procesar esta noticia para separar el trigo de la cizaña. 

By Jorge Bonilla | January 12, 2017 | 4:13 PM EST

Unprecedented times bear unprecedented conflict, and the fog of conflict is often rife with rumor, speculation, and fake news. Such is the case in the denouement of Trump v. Univision, and it is important to unpack this story and separate the wheat from the chaff.

By Jorge Bonilla | January 11, 2017 | 5:11 PM EST

Univision rushed to frame its executives' meeting with President-elect Donald Trump as "productive". However, that framing is quickly coming undone from within the organization.