CNN: No Such Thing as Right-Wing Media, Just a 'Propaganda Apparatus'
February 2nd, 2020 3:16 PM
In exercising projection, CNN’s so-called “Reliable Sources” sought to decry President Trump’s “imperial presidency” on Sunday by emphasizing how there was no such thing as “right-wing media” vs. “liberal-media,” but, in fact, it was a “propaganda apparatus” vs. a “media apparatus.” Yes, it was the same show that…
Facebook's Latest Crime, According to MSNBC: Talking to Conservatives
October 16th, 2019 10:03 AM
On her Monday show, MSNBC Live host Katy Tur theorized that the future of Facebook as a company is very much up in the air. The latest controversy surrounding the social media company? CEO Mark Zuckerberg dared to talk to conservatives and yield to Elizabeth Warren's demands.
Morning Joe Unironically Laments Political Echo Chambers
April 10th, 2019 1:22 PM
Talk about being tone deaf. The Morning Joe crew on Wednesday lamented how Americans can slip into political echo chambers. Listen First Project Founder and CEO Pearce Godwin was on the MSNBC show along with the co-authors of the book I Think You're Wrong (But, I'm Listening) Sarah Stewart Holland and Beth Silvers to lament political discourse where people don't really…
Tucker Comes Out Swinging Against the Liberal ‘Outrage Machine’
March 11th, 2019 11:15 PM
Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson once again found himself in the sights of the left’s “outrage machine,” as he called it, for “naughty” comments he made over 10 years ago while speaking with shock jock, Bubba the Love Sponge. In response, he kicked off Monday’s Tucker Carlson Tonight with an over six-minute-long monologue unloading on the left and the…
Tucker, Concha Blast CNN for Cheering on DNC’s Fox News Ban
March 8th, 2019 12:17 AM
During a scathing takedown of CNN for justifying the Democratic National Committee’s ban on allowing Fox News to host a Democratic debate, Fox News host Tucker Carlson reminded viewers Thursday night of why his colleagues were the bigger people. And The Hill’s media reporter, Joe Concha recalled why CNN wasn’t the most trustworthy when it came to holding debates.
WashPost: Attacking Trump Is Good Business for Late Night Comics
September 4th, 2018 9:09 AM
The Washington Post knows a thing or two about being partisan as a business strategy. So the paper brought a rare level of expertise to a Friday article about how super-charging late night comedy shows with anti-Trump shtick is good for business and gaining a more loyal fanbase. According to The Post, being woke doesn’t work for all entertainers, but for many willing to commit to the…
New York Mayor De Blasio Fantasizes About a World Without Fox News
August 12th, 2018 4:58 PM
In recent days, liberal New York Mayor Bill de Blasio has targeted Fox News and its parent company News Corp with accusations of damaging the country. In an appearance during Sunday’s Reliable Sources on CNN, he defended his claims and fantasized about how well off the country would be if News Corp-owned news outlets didn’t exist.
Congress Looks at Social Media Censorship
April 28th, 2018 2:30 PM
The House Judiciary Committee recently held a hearing on social media filtering practices. Unsurprisingly, a Pew Research Center study found that “Today around seven-in-ten Americans use social media to connect with one another, engage with news content, share information and entertain themselves.” With so many Americans on these platforms, we should know how the platforms determine…
Greenfield: CNN Acts Like Trump Indictment ‘Imminent’ in Russia Probe
January 21st, 2018 6:27 PM
During a debate about how important it was to listen to the views of average Trump voters on CNN’s Reliable Sources Sunday, political commentator Jeff Greenfield noted that the outlet hyped the Russia investigation to the point where it seemed as though the President would be indicted at any second. This, as political commentator Neera Tanden of the Center for American Progress and former…
NYT Called Out for Flimsy Fact-Checking of Trump and Obama...On MSNBC!
December 15th, 2017 6:09 PM
Instead of just having a panel packed to the hilt with liberal pundits, Friday’s Morning Joe brought on some conservative and right-leaning voices during their last half-hour, namely including Washington Examiner Commentary Editor Tim Carney and Wall Street Journal columnist Peggy Noonan. A significant portion of their discussion centered around Thursday’s New York Times piece that…
Monolithic Liberal Media Warns of Trump Aiding 'Media Consolidation'
November 21st, 2017 10:55 AM
The Left is incessantly freaking about all sorts of things - about which very little freaking is actually necessary. The Media is - by-and-large - the Left’s megaphone. About whatever the Left is freaking - you’ll find the Media freaking. Only louder, with many, MANY more outlets with which to amplify the freaking. The advent of the Internet - has exponentially increased the number of…
Stelter: ESPN Story Was ‘Petty,’ Pushed by ‘Wannabe-Rival Fox Sports’
September 17th, 2017 4:24 PM
CNN’s “ridiculous figure,” Brian Stelter earned his moniker during Sunday’s Reliable Sources when he opened his show by completely dismissing the ESPN/Jemele Hill controversy as just an annoyance stirred up conservative media. “This controversy gave conservative media like rival Fox Sports -- ESPN’s wannabe rival Fox Sports -- the opportunity to cast ESPN as…
NBC Decries Rise of Conservative Media for Creating Polarized Country
July 2nd, 2017 11:06 AM
What NBC’s Willie Geist spun as a rundown of the political echo chambers in America on Sunday Today, quickly devolved into a condemnation of the rise of conservative media. “Fake news is a favorite term, as you know, of President Trump. What you consider real and fake in many cases has become a question of where you're sitting and who you're listening to,” declared Geist…
NBC’s Katy Tur Celebrates Teen Vogue’s Anti-Trump Awakening
May 21st, 2017 11:24 AM
After a turbulent week in American politics where controversial stories about President Trump’s administration were broken by newspapers with long-standing histories bias, NBC spent some time on Sunday Today championing a relative newcomer to “the game.” “But this national moment has brought some new players into the game as well,” touted host Willie Geist. “…