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 no longer be…
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…
WashPost Panics: Daily Signal Is Ruining the White House Press Pool!
March 11th, 2017 3:03 PM
The liberal media is still defending its “mainstream” presence and trying to shame the Trump team out of “normalizing” conservative media outlets. On Saturday, The Washington Post published an article headlined “Press pool, no longer just for the mainstream.” Media reporter Paul Farhi relayed the panic over the strange being who was assigned as the pool…
The Mad Search for Pro-Trump Columnists
December 15th, 2016 2:08 PM
WASHINGTON — Over the weekend some pathetic wretch — obviously a casualty of the Nov. 8 election — writing under the pen name Paul Farhi filed a column in the Washington Post lamenting that after an extensive search of the newspapers of this great country, he could hardly find any pro-Trump columnists.
CNN Media Reporter's Twitter Rant: Anti-Trump Tweets Aren't Media Bias
October 28th, 2016 9:48 AM
CNN media reporter Dylan Byers was seriously unhappy that Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi wrote a story about how "objective" reporters are unleashing harsh opinions all over Twitter. Byers went on a five-part Twitter rant about how "poorly executed" this story was -- mostly because these liberal opinions were only demonstrated "clever assessments" or a…
WashPost: Trump's Press Blackout Is Gray...No It's Worse Than Putin!
June 21st, 2016 1:46 PM
It’s two newspapers in one! The Washington Post ran a bizarre story about Trump and the media on the front page of the Style section on Tuesday. “Trump’s blacklist turns out to be a bit gray” was the headline. Trump’s campaign may deny press credentials, but reporters can easily just attend events and file stories, as Jenna Johnson for the Post is doing now.
NPR Offers 'Trump Training' to Help Reporters Deal With Violence
March 23rd, 2016 6:26 PM
There's no doubt that the current presidential campaign has been more antagonistic than previous contests for the White House, and as a result, one national news organization is taking action to train its correspondents in “hostile environment awareness.”
According to an article by Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi, the National Public Radio system has sent its political…
ABC News Seems More Like 'ABC Fun to Know' With David Muir at Night
June 2nd, 2015 9:59 AM
Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi reported Tuesday something that TV news junkies know: “ABC News” is beginning to sound tinny. It’s more like “ABC Fun to Know.” Farhi softened it to “It’s brighter, tighter and indeed quite a bit lighter than its evening rivals.” That’s code for “dumber.”
Farhi noted ABC has no…
WashPost Drags Out Series of Tiresome Stephanopoulos Defenses
May 18th, 2015 7:21 AM
Washington Post media reporter Paul Farhi dragged out a series of tiresome Stephanopoulos defenses on Monday. First, he weirdly claimed no new developments in the scandal (not true). Then he found liberal experts to say that this isn't a scandal because it doesn't change the ABC anchor's "persona," which is already identified with the Clintons. They even suggested Good…