Credible? Biased NewsGuard OKs 7 Non-Autocratic State Media Outlets
Does biased NewsGuard automatically favor state-affiliated media? The liberal online “credibility” arbiter gave seven traditionally non-autocratic state-affiliated media outlets around the world an average score of 98.6/100.
Fireworks: White House Reporters Squabble Over Press Access
On Monday afternoon after the White House press briefing, the Briefing Room became the site of a contentious and, at times, heated debate about who gets to ask questions and how many as, thanks to longstanding power bestowed on the AP reporter slot, the Q&A portion of the briefing only lasted about 39 minutes.
What a Shame: Psaki Suffers Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day
On Tuesday, White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki found herself as a modern reincarnation of the boy Alexander from the famous children’s book as she faced a torrent of tough questions from reporter after reporter on Afghanistan, the border, and spending. And with little in the way of answers to defend President Biden and his administration’s failures, shortcomings, and spin, the questions…
MSNBC Contributor Spews HATE: Fox Is Al Jazeera, Trump Is Bin Laden
Jonathan Capehart's Sunday show on MSNBC devoted a segment today to slamming Fox News for its coverage of the January 6th Capitol breach. And NBC contributor Dean Obeidallah slimed Fox News as Al Jazeera and analogized Donald Trump to the greatest mass-murdering terrorist in US history.
Facebook Oversight Board to Review Pro-Hamas Al Jazeera Post
The Facebook Oversight Board is once again changing how it operates. The pseudo-regulatory body has decided to take up a case entailing not only the removal, but also the reinstatement, of a pro-Hamas post originating from the verified page of state-controlled media outlet Al Jazeera. Hamas has been on the official State Department list of “Foreign Terrorist Organizations” since the Bill…