Facebook, Australia Forge Agreement Following Aussie News Blackout

February 24th, 2021 12:33 PM

In retaliation to a proposed law in Australia that would require tech giants like Facebook and Google to pay for news content on their platforms, Facebook blocked all local and global news sites from Australia. Facebook’s Australian news blackout ended after five days when the two sides came to an agreement.

Appalling NYT Favors Press Restrictions for Murdoch-Led News in UK

February 17th, 2021 10:29 PM

New York Times’ London bureau chief Mark Landler’s obsessive hostility toward mogul Rupert Murdoch’s right-leaning media empire was on display Wednesday. His coverage of two fledgling right-of-center news outlets also documented the resulting panic of liberals like Landler: “Murdoch to Challenge U.K.’s Fairness Statute With Fox News Playbook.” He fretted: "While Britain has long…

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‘What’s Wrong With Being a Boy?’ Australian Host’s Epic Anti-PC Rant

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September 12th, 2019 4:19 PM
Occasional dispatches from Downunder in the last few years have shown Australians doing their bit to facilitate the Western Civilization’s cultural suicide. From lionizing naked gay goat farmers to seeking the infant care advice of “sexuality experts,” Aussies have been watching their society go down the drain just like the rest of us. (Of course, in their case, it goes…
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Madonna: ‘Jesus Would Agree' Women Have Right to Abortion

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June 21st, 2019 8:07 AM
Madonna is out with her first album in 4 years, which means it’s time for her to wear something ridiculous, like a sequined eye patch, and say outrageous things for publicity, like that Jesus would agree with abortion.

Media Use Hurricane Harvey to Blast Exxon, Hype Climate Alarmism

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August 30th, 2017 12:30 PM
As Houston lays flooded by Hurricane Harvey, the liberal media and climate alarmists raced to connect the natural disaster to their manmade global warming agenda in spite of scientific disagreement. On broadcast and cable news, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow and Thomas Roberts, CBS fill-in co-host Dana Jacobson, CNN’s Jeffrey Toobin and others tried to link Harvey to human-caused global…
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Kathy Griffin: ‘I’m No Longer Sorry’ For Trump Severed Head Photo

August 29th, 2017 3:51 PM
Disgraced comedian Kathy Griffin is trying to make a comeback, after she posed holding the bloody, severed head of our president in a magazine spread, earned her criticism from both the left and right back in May. A few days later Griffin offered a teary apology, that was part remorse, part pity-party and she was quickly shuffled out of the media spotlight. Now Griffin is hoping to capitalize on…
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CBS Hails Australia’s Gun Confiscation After Story on Surging US Sales

December 8th, 2015 9:23 PM
In what certainly won’t be the latest case of irony in the liberal media, Tuesday’s CBS Evening News immediately pivoted from a full report on surging gun sales in the United States following mass shootings to a piece prominently touting Australia’s massive gun control and confiscation initiatives carried out in the 1990's.
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Clinton Political Director Gets Another Ingratiating Interview

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May 15th, 2015 5:00 PM
Amanda Rentería, national political director of Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign, has received another cushy interview, this time at the hands of none other than Univision anchor Jorge Ramos. Following on the heels of a puff piece on Telemundo, the six and a half minute interview with Rentería on Univision also failed to bring up the flurry of financial and ethical controversies…

Five Climate-Change Claims as Ridiculous as Sharknado

July 29th, 2014 11:27 AM
“Sharknado 2: The Second One” is poised to take a bite out of Manhattan and devour many of the week’s water-cooler conversations. Like the first “Sharknado” movie, the premise is so ridiculous it actually manages to entertain. In the same way, some media claims about what climate change has already done or threatens to do in the future are so absurd they’…

Al Gore Denounced in Australian Press as Money Hungry 'Ferengi' for Su

June 29th, 2014 9:24 AM
Imagine if in America there were a coal mining magnate as famous as Donald Trump who was the founder of a political party named after himself (Trump United Party?). In addition, this well known person would be strongly opposed to a carbon tax. Obviously such a person would be considered an enemy by environmentalists. Well, think of the shock if none other than Al Gore held a friendly joint…

Bozell Column: Sex and Super Mario

March 5th, 2011 8:00 AM
Most parents think of video games as a child's pursuit, especially the innocent ones. Many people who bought a Nintendo Wii video game system would consider this the most innocent of them all. They watch their children play Super Mario Brothers on it, or join the family in playing tennis or golf or baseball with their little childlike”Mii” characters on Wii Sports. I never…

Journos' Biggest ClimateGate Regret: Getting Scooped, Not Getting it W

November 9th, 2010 6:10 AM
Nearly a year after leaked emails from the University of East Anglia revealed scientists manipulating data to embellish the case for anthropogenic global warming, journalists are finally starting to learn a few lessons. Unfortunately, few, if any, of those journalists are Americans. Margot O'Neill of the Australian Broadcasting Company reported last week: [A] key BBC news manager has…

WikiLeaks Lances Lancet's 2006 Pre-Midterm Elections Iraq Civilian Cas

October 24th, 2010 9:36 PM
Not that it justifies the horrible consequences of leaking classifed information, thereby endangering our troops, our allies, our friends, and their families (of course it doesn't), but the WikiLeaked documents being carried at outlets like the New York Times are revealing some truths that are proving quite inconvenient for Iraq war opponents. Earlier today (at NewsBusters; at BizzyBlog…

Time Publishes Melting Arctic Scare Piece As Ice Levels Dramatically R

April 4th, 2010 3:09 PM
On the same day that Time magazine published a scare piece about the melting Arctic seas, a British paper reported recent findings that the amount of ice in northern waterways has dramatically increased to levels not seen in almost a decade."Reports about the melting ice caps are distressing" frantically began Time's "Putting a Price Tag on the Melting Ice Caps" Saturday.Yet,…