Rolling Stone Gushes: Liberal ‘Women Shaping the Future’ in Congress

Culture
March 1st, 2019 3:50 PM
Rolling Stone gave liberal women in Congress the rock star treatment in their March issue, with glowing interviews and glamorous photo shoots. The “Women Shaping the Future” are Speaker Nancy Pelosi and "the new voices of the House" Reps. Jahana Hayes, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, and Ilhan Omar.

‘The World’s F-ed Up,’ New YA Show on Netflix a Bundle of Bad Messages

Culture
July 6th, 2018 1:21 PM
Kiss Me First, which is new to American audiences on Netflix, but originally premiered back in April in the UK, is a bizarre story for young adults. If it's not the appalling number of references to anal sex, it's the borderline encouragement of suicide or the overall idea that nothing matters because "lunatics are in charge now." Overall, I have to wonder what the creators were…

Reuters Tweet Calls Phoenix Anti-Trump Protesters 'Peace Activists'

August 23rd, 2017 4:15 PM
Wednesday morning at 12:05 a.m. Eastern Time (9:05 p.m. Tuesday Phoenix time), Reuters tweeted a photo with the following description: "Pro-Trump supporters face off with peace activists during protests outside a Trump rally in Phoenix." The photo by the wire service's Sandy Huffaker also appears in a photo montage at the UK Guardian with the caption "Pro-Trump supporters face…

Press Thinks It Owns 'Fake News' Tag; Center-Right Has Had It 10 Years

December 31st, 2016 8:44 PM
On Christmas evening, appearing in print on Sunday, December 26, Jeremy Peters at the New York Times pretended that the term "fake news" has only gained common currency very recently during the social media era. He also effectively contended that the establishment press holds ownership rights over the term, claiming that "conservative cable and radio personalities, top Republicans…

Post-Election Layoffs at Univision

Latino
November 16th, 2016 2:34 PM
We recently reported on how Univision was the biggest media loser from this election cycle, given all that was at stake for the network. Those ramifications have begun to play out in real time and are now affecting real lives.

NYT Pentagon Correspondent: Government-Media ‘Dysfunctional Marriage

July 13th, 2014 9:18 PM
Well, this explains a lot. A Justin Lynch column ("Wartime Press") originally posted at the Weekly Wonk and republished at Time.com with a more foreboding title ("Bloggers, Surveillance and Obama’s Orwellian State") really ends up being an attempted justification by those Lynch quoted for having a close alliance between the government and "journalists…

Time's Klein Declares NY-26 'Victory for Socialism,' Later Retracts 'T

May 26th, 2011 5:26 PM
The conventional wisdom in the liberal media is that the special election in NY-26 was a referendum on the Ryan budget, which the voters rejected by electing the Democratic candidate. Despite the flaws in this talking point, which NewsBusters' Lachlan Markay explains here, Time magazine's Joe Klein took this argument to a whole new low. On the May 25 edition of MSNBC's "…

Reuters Calls Bombing Near Jerusalem a 'Terrorist Attack' -- Using Sca

March 24th, 2011 1:17 PM
In a Wednesday story at Reuters ("Bombing near Jerusalem bus stop kills woman, 30 hurt") describing the aftermath of  "a bomb planted in a bag exploded near a bus stop in a Jewish district of Jerusalem," reporter Crispian Balmer wrote the following (bold is mine): Medics said three people were seriously hurt by the explosion, which hit one of the main routes into…

MSNBC's Donny Deutsch Disparages Sarah Palin's 'Mama Grizzlies' Video

July 8th, 2010 4:43 PM
Donny Deutsch was a lonely man on Thursday's "Morning Joe." The only panelist to decry Sarah Palin's inspiring new video designed to galvanize conservative women for the midterm elections, the MSNBC contributor puzzled even his liberal colleagues."I actually think it's insulting to a lot of women," thundered Deutsch. "I'm going to tell you why. It's the same reason why…

A New Reuters Anti-Israel Photography Scandal

June 8th, 2010 6:23 AM
During the Second Lebanon War in 2006, the news agency Reuters admitted that one of its pictures of smoke and destruction caused by Israel's bombing of Beirut had been augmented in a Photoshop program by photographer Adnan Hajj. The Israeli newspaper Haaretz yesterday reported Reuters was under fire again yesterday for manipulating photographs in a bias against Israel, this time in the Gaza…

MSNBC Continues Its Assault on Rand Paul's Policies; Connects Civil Wa

May 21st, 2010 3:58 PM
MSNBC continued its attack on senatorial candidate Rand Paul on Friday. News Live host Lynn Berry brought on the Huffington Post's Ryan Grim to smear the Republican's libertarian leanings as possibly leading towards bigotry. At no time did Berry mention to her audience that the Huffington Post is an extremely left-wing website. Instead, Grim was allowed to give a rambling diatribe in which he…

CBS and ABC Claim Bayh's Reelection Would Have Been 'A Lock

February 16th, 2010 12:57 PM
On Tuesday, both CBS Early Show co-host Maggie Rodriguez and ABC Good Morning America co-host George Stephanopoulos lamented the announced retirement of Democratic Indiana Senator Evan Bayh and proclaimed that his reelection would have been a virtual certainty. Rodriguez described it as "a lock," while Stephanopoulos asserted that it was "almost assured."In reality, A January…

Israeli Army Launches YouTube Channel 'To Get The Truth Out

December 30th, 2008 10:39 AM
In an obvious attempt to counter the typically anti-Israeli sentiment prevalent throughout the international media whenever Israel defends itself, the Israel Defense Forces launched its own YouTube channel Monday.As most impartial Americans are aware, old and new media were used against Israel in 2006 to foment international criticism of its attacks on Lebanon not the least of which was a Reuters…

Open Thread

July 6th, 2008 10:47 AM