Chinese App TikTok, Apple Both ‘Refusing’ to Testify, Says Sen. Hawley

November 4th, 2019 1:23 PM
Two tech companies have allegedly declined to testify at a hearing held by Senator Josh Hawley (R-MO) about their dealings on China. The hearing, held by the Senate Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism, will focus on “How Corporations and Big Tech Leave Our Data Exposed to Criminals, China, and Other Bad Actors.”

NYT Embarrasses Media Who Bought Serena Williams' Sexism Claim

September 18th, 2018 9:00 AM
Lefty groupthink can prove harmful to your credibility. That's what happened to CBS and other lemmings who took up tennis star Serena Williams' cause of "sexism" in tennis after her loss to Naomi Osaka of Japan in the Sept. 8th championship match of the U.S. Open women's tennis tournament. The New York Times has since reported that men are punished (see photo of unnamed…

Vox Falsely Claims Sunday Was Longest Night in Earth's History

December 22nd, 2014 10:46 AM
Amazon founder and current Washington Post owner Jeff Bezos must be quite relieved that he passed on investing millions in Ezra Klein's pet project. Klein, the infamous founder and coordinator of the left-driven news-managing and manipulation effort known as JournoList, wanted the Post to invest $10 million in what the New York Times described early this year as "a new website dedicated…

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 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…

Liberal Blogger Learns the Hard Way What It's Like to Be Conservative

August 20th, 2013 4:10 AM
As conservatives, we know what happens every time we criticize the policies of the liberal occupant of the White House: We're instantly branded as “racist” and “intolerant” while our views are quickly and summarily dismissed. However, Kevin Drum, a political blogger for the liberal Mother Jones website, has received similar treatment as he learned that no matter…

Journolist Redux? AP's Peoples and Politico's Summers Write Oddly Simi

August 16th, 2012 11:51 AM
Earlier today (at NewsBusters; at BizzyBlog), I noted how the Associated Press's Steve Peoples and Politico's Juana Summers could only find hundreds of people attending GOP vice-presidential pick Paul Ryan's Wednesday appearance at Oxford, Ohio's Miami University. Perhaps even more troubling is how they somehow chose an odd angle for their coverage, namely that Ryan has…

Marc Ambinder: 'Media Is Going to Help the Democratic Party's National

September 19th, 2010 10:22 PM
In a September 15 post-primary item at the Atlantic ("An Epic End to the Primaries: What It Means"), politics editor Marc Ambinder presented seven "different ways to look at the primaries of September 14, 2010." His final item reads as follows (bold is mine): 7. The media is going to help the Democratic Party's national messaging, which is that the GOP is a party full of…

Politico’s Roger Simon: Journolist Sullies 'Holy Calling' of Reporti

July 29th, 2010 5:54 PM
Roger Simon's Wednesday morning column ("Journolist veers out of bounds"), an item Rush brought up on his show this afternoon, may be one of the most delusional items ever written by a journalist attempting to defend his profession. Rich Noyes at NewsBusters covered one aspect of Simon's column on Wednesday, namely the deliciously hypocritical outrage of NBC/MSNBC reporter Chuck Todd…

Further Confirmation: Despite Claims to Contrary, Political Operatives

July 29th, 2010 12:49 PM
The Daily Caller released a new JournoList scoop today, and this one's a doozy. It confirms that reporters on the liberal media listserv did in fact collaborate with political operatives and campaign officials to spin media coverage in favor of Barack Obama.The latest piece further debunks JournoList founder Ezra Klein's claims - also taken on by this humble blogger - that the email list did not…

Brent Bozell's Open Letter to WaPo Editor Regarding JournoList Scandal

July 28th, 2010 12:50 PM
Managing Editor's Note: What follows is an open letter from NewsBusters publisher Brent Bozell to Washington Post executive editor Marcus Brauchli about the controversial [now defunct] e-mail listserv JournoList, founded and operated by the Post's Ezra Klein.The JournoList scandal is getting worse every day and The Washington Post is at the center of it. Blogger Ezra Klein ran the operation and…

Does He Know Where He Works? MSNBC's Chuck Todd Upset 'Right' Would Co

July 28th, 2010 9:30 AM
NBC News White House correspondent and MSNBC daytime anchor Chuck Todd told Politico's Roger Simon that the Journolist scandal has been keeping him up nights, and he's especially frustrated that "the right" would use it as "a sledgehammer" against everyday journalists, "those of us who don't practice advocacy journalism."Todd fretted: "Journolist was pretty…

Bozell Column: JournoList Erodes Media Prestige

July 27th, 2010 10:17 PM
Tucker Carlson's website The Daily Caller has unearthed a treasure trove of liberal journalists talking (nastily) to themselves in a private e-mail list about how they should use their media power to remake the world in their image. The funniest thing about this expose of “JournoList” was witnessing journalists say it was unfair to leak these e-mails when reporters had an “expectation of privacy…

Breaking: Dave Weigel Hired By Washington Post Subsidiary Slate

July 27th, 2010 6:08 PM
Barely a month after Dave Weigel resigned from the Washington Post, he has been hired by…the Washington Post. Well, to be more specific, by Post subsidiary Slate Magazine. Michael Calderone tweeted the news this evening, and Weigel confirmed shortly thereafter. Weigel's resignation came after it was revealed he had made derogatory and highly offensive comments towards prominent conservatives on…

Limbaugh to J-Lister's Death Wish Apology: 'Want to Watch Me Die? Say

July 24th, 2010 3:19 PM
Rush Limbaugh on his program Thursday commented on public radio producer Sarah Spitz's apology for wishing ill of him on the liberal JournoList."Why is she gonna apologize?" asked the conservative talk show host. "You want to watch me die, Sarah? Say it!" As NewsBusters reported Wednesday, the Daily Caller's Jonathan Strong published some more of the liberal group's e-mail…