Column: The Press Secretary Puts Down Bombastic Reporters
July 10th, 2020 6:10 AM
The July 6 Washington Post carried a typically colorful headline on top of the Style section. “A binder full of bombast: Kayleigh McEnany plays her boss and his base with derisive news briefing walk-offs.”
NPR, WashPost Reporters Compare D-Day Forces to....ANTIFA!?
June 7th, 2020 3:39 PM
On the 76th anniversary of D-Day, liberal journalists on Twitter "celebrated" the American landing in France by comparing our soldiers to....the violent radical "anti-fascist" movement Antifa.
WashPost Gets Pulitzer for Series on — Wait for It — Climate Change
May 5th, 2020 4:51 PM
Another day, another Pulitzer prize given to The Washington Post for liberal content. This time, the prize was given for the paper’s reporting on climate change. #Headdesk. The Post’s media reporter Paul Farhi flaunted the news in a story headlined “Washington Post wins Pulitzer Prize for series that detailed environmental devastation in global hot spots.”
WashPost Claims Only Fox Took a 'Righteous' Side on Hydroxychloroquine
April 11th, 2020 7:40 PM
On Saturday, Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi reported on Fox News with the hyperbolic headline “Up-in-arms Fox hosts fuel a drug war.” This might spur mental pictures of Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham flying a plane dropping herbicides on the coca fields. But it’s not an illegal or addictive drug. It's hydroxychloroquine. Farhi weirdly claimed other outlets were…
Only ONE of 122 WashPost Stories Admit Bezos Urged Bloomberg Bid
December 20th, 2019 7:45 AM
The Washington Post’s owner reportedly urged fellow billionaire Michael Bloomberg to run for president. Just don’t expect to see that admitted often by The Post. A LexisNexis search revealed that The Post ran at least 122 stories (a mix of news and opinion) that mentioned Bloomberg’s potential candidacy or actual bid for the White House between Nov. 9, 2019, and Dec. 9,…
Judge Reverses Ruling on Covington Student's Lawsuit Against WashPost
October 30th, 2019 9:54 AM
The case involving a student from Covington Catholic High School in Kentucky and a Native American activist took a dramatic turn on Monday, when a federal judge in the Bluegrass State changed his earlier ruling that denied Nicholas Sandmann’s choice to sue the Washington Post for defamation. The original incident took place in front of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., in mid-…
WashPost Mocks 'Queen of Gaslighting' Sanders and 'Curled-Lip Disdain'
June 15th, 2019 11:15 PM
Just a day after the White House announced the departure of Press Secretary Sarah Sanders, The Washington Post posted a heartwarming tribute to Sanders on its Instagram page. Just kidding. The Post instead followed the lead of cable television; providing nasty commentary describing her as “the queen of gaslighting” and mocking her “curled-lip disdain.”
WashPost Mocked for Whining 'Trump Internet Pounced' on Covington Lies
January 24th, 2019 10:37 PM
The Washington Post's attempt to dismiss corrections of the Covington Kids as the invasion of a "pro-Trump internet" caused a serious pushback on Twitter. CNN analyst Kirsten Powers faced fury for tweeting: "This @washingtonpost story captures the real lesson of this episode—don’t succumb to orchestrated harassment campaigns against journalists."
Bozell & Graham Column: The Vast Anti-Kavanaugh Conspiracy
September 25th, 2018 11:14 PM
Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi wrote a September 25 article on liberal media bias headlined “Kavanaugh supporters see a conspiracy afoot.” The Post painted this as a little crazy, like a UFO was involved. Can anyone imagine the idea of the Democrats and liberal reporters working hand in glove to torpedo a Republican nomination? Yes, we've seen it over and over again.…
WashPost Media Reporter: Trump-Book Author Accused of Inventing Quotes
January 4th, 2018 12:07 PM
On the front of Thursday's Style section, Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi wrote a piece on blazing-hot author Michael Wolff and his Trump book Fire and Fury. The headline was "A whale of a Trump tale, but is it fishy?" Inside, the headline is "Wolff made up quotes, some of his sources say."
NBC Terminates Halperin’s Contract After Awful Sexual Assault Claims
October 30th, 2017 2:17 PM
On Monday morning, NBC News finally terminated the contract of political analyst Mark Halperin five days after allegations surfaced thanks to CNN’s Oliver Darcy that Halperin had been alleged to have engaged in disturbing sexual misconduct while serving as ABC News political director. The Washington Post’s Paul Farhi noted that Halperin’s termination also meant that he will…
CNN's Acosta Defends His Bias: 'Let Other People Be the Wallflower'
August 4th, 2017 7:33 AM
On Friday, Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi asked the question “A briefing room clash may be good TV, but is it good journalism?” The Post mostly answered “yes,” and Farhi never compared today’s clashes to anything that happened under Barack Obama. The journalists who badgered Trump aide Stephen Miller “say they have no regrets for aggressively seeking…
Sean Spicer Decks Jim Acosta in WashPost: 'Hurting the Profession'
July 10th, 2017 7:13 AM
The Washington Post profiled perpetually yelling CNN White House reporter Jim Acosta for Monday's paper under the headline "CNN's Jim Acosta airs the news -- and his irritation." What stuck out most in media reporter Paul Farhi's story was White House spokesman Sean Spicer letting Acosta have it, saying his overt editorializing is all about getting more airtime and Internet…
WashPost Comes to CNN's Defense in Two Odd Stories on PR Crisis
June 29th, 2017 10:27 PM
The Washington Post offered a strangely bifurcated approach in covering the scandals at CNN. On Wednesday, media reporter Paul Farhi reported an entire story on the firestorm over an unsubstantiated story causing three (voluntary) resignations in the Investigative Unit, but offered no reporting on the Project Veritas expose. On Thursday, Farhi wrote a piece on PV that sounded more like an…