‘My Gender Is Not Your Costume’: App’s Gender Filters Anger Trans Folk

Culture
May 17th, 2019 12:42 PM
Trans people are angry, and this time it’s not with biology. Popular millenial social media app Snapchat has found itself in a bit of hot water over its recent photo filter updates that allow users to change their gender appearance in a frame for giggles. However some earnest trans individuals don’t find it funny at all.

Hollywood Opening Doors and Wallets for ‘Unicorn Candidate’ Buttigieg

Culture
May 13th, 2019 12:29 PM
Unofficially, Hollywood seems to have chosen its candidate. And while that may be an an ambitious claim at this stage in the 2020 race, it only reflects the insane amount of support Hollywood bigwigs are showing to Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana. ABC news ran a story on how just starstruck celebs and heavyweight producers are with Buttigieg, claiming he’s everything they’…

ABC’s Roberts Wonders: Kavanaugh Accuser ‘Playing Footsie With Dems?'

September 20th, 2018 4:25 PM
Cracks have formed this week in the effort to derail the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court. As accuser Christine Blasey Ford has wavered over whether she would actually show up in Washington to discuss sex abuse claims, outlets like MSNBC have declared the judge will have a “big old blemish” either way. But veteran ABC journalist Cokie Roberts went in the…

Rapper Meek Mill Wants to Talk to Trump About Legalizing Weed

Culture
September 17th, 2018 2:41 PM
On September 15th, Deena Zaru of ABC News reported a rarity: a rapper wants to extend an olive branch to the president.

Nets Cry Uncle Over Dubious Trump Tower Story; Won’t Fess Up on Air

August 29th, 2018 4:13 PM
In contrast to CNN's weasel attempt on Tuesday to absolve themselves of their increasingly-dubious Trump Tower story, CBS updated their own CBSNews.com post and NBC’s Hallie Jackson wrote a piece explaining the change at NBCNews.com. For ABCNews.com, they did next to nothing by instead relying on an Associated Press wire story about Davis’s flip-flopping. However, none …
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REAL NEWS? Behar Grills Avenatti About His ‘Sexual Fantasies’

Culture
August 3rd, 2018 6:18 PM
If hell had a sound, it would be like listening to the women on the View — and Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti — talking about sex.

CBS Hypes Tiny 'Backlash' Against College Student's Gun-Toting Photo

April 13th, 2018 10:26 PM
A one-sided Wednesday report at CBS News tried to convince readers that University of Tennessee-Chattanooga student Brenna Spencer's "I don't take normal graduation photos" tweet picturing her with a firearm generated significant "backlash." To create a false impression, the network cited critical tweets from two users with a combined eight Twitter followers, ignoring…

Pre-Resignation, AP Was 1-for-10 in Tagging Nashville Mayor As as Dem

March 6th, 2018 2:24 PM
On January 31, Nashville's Mayor Megan Barry announced that she had ended an extramarital affair with city policeman and bodyguard Rob Forrest. Since then, except for the Associated Press, the national media showed little interest in covering a whirlwind of subsequent troubling revelations. Even last week's call by the left-leaning Nashville Tennessean for Barry's…

Sloppy Media Elites Imagine Racism in Sessions 'Anglo-American' Remark

February 17th, 2018 4:26 PM
The legion of the perpetually aggrieved "white supremacy"-obsessed jumped on a Monday remark by Trump administration Attorney General Jeff Sessions to concoct a bogus "racial dogwhistle" when he used the term "Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement" in a speech to the National Sheriffs' Association. Five days in, many of them still haven't…

Bozell’s Open Letter to ABC: Apologize for Bigotry Against Christians

February 15th, 2018 10:49 AM
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell issued the following open letter today in response to ongoing hateful comments made by ABC hosts, including The View’s Joy Behar and Sunny Hostin. Hostin referred to Vice President Mike Pence’s Christian faith as “dangerous.” Behar equated it to a “mental illness.” 

North Korean Propaganda: U.S. Media Outlets Swoon for Kim Yo-jong

February 11th, 2018 5:59 PM
The 2018 Winter Olympics were in full swing and Kim Yo-jong, the sister of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un and head of their Propaganda and Agitation Department, had bizarrely become a liberal media darling. Despite the fact her job entailed censorship and glorifying public executions, numerous outlets had touted her for “stealing the show,” winning “diplomatic gold,”…

AP, ABC Fail to Tag Nashville Mayor In Affair With Bodyguard as Dem

February 2nd, 2018 4:26 PM
Wednesday afternoon, the Tennessean reported that Nashville Mayor Megan Barry disclosed that "she had an extramarital affair with the police officer in charge of her security detail." The paper's story tagged Barry as a Democrat (in their fourth paragraph), but national stories seen at the Associated Press and ABC News have not.

What the Disney-Fox Merger Could Mean

December 27th, 2017 3:20 PM
By now, you’ve probably heard the news. The Walt Disney Company has announced a definitive mega-deal to merge with Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox, which includes the FX cable channel and – more importantly – the 20th Century Fox motion picture studio. The deal is worth over $50 billion, and is set to close by the end of next year. It does not, however, include the…

NYT's Egan Perpetuates Obama-As-Uniter Mythology to Attack Trump

October 28th, 2017 9:12 PM
Timothy Egan at the New York Times is so enamored of the mythology surrounding Barack Obama that he claimed in a Friday column that the 44th President's rhetoric "was the best American music" which "celebrated" a United States where, in Egan's words, "people from all races, ideologies and religious sects would check their hatreds at the door after becoming…