Politico Upset that WhatsApp Doesn't Censor Election News

June 8th, 2024 6:29 PM

Politico has raised concerns about message dissemination on WhatsApp Channels, a new broadcast platform by tech firm Meta. The platform currently lacks explicit disinformation rules regarding election periods, which critics, including lawmakers and former Meta employees, believe could pose serious risks due to the global voting runs this year. However, WhatsApp Channels uses community…

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On Hunter's Trial, POLITICO Tiptoes Around Its 2020 Laptop-aganda

June 6th, 2024 5:12 PM

This blog post criticizes Politico for denying its role in promoting the discredited theory that the Hunter Biden laptop scandal was Russian misinformation during the 2020 election. The post suggests that in recent coverage of the Hunter Biden trial, Politico attempted to distance itself from its previous stance, which it claims contributed to social media suppression of the scandal. The blog…

Earth to the Media! Soros Gave $19M to Leftist Groups Attacking Alito

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June 6th, 2024 11:11 AM

A coalition of leftist groups published a dishonest attack on Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito just prior to the announcement of the verdict in former President Donald Trump’s criminal trial last Thursday and in the midst of  the Supreme Court announcing numerous opinions this June and July — among them a case involving presidential immunity. A number of the involved groups received millions…

Politico Touts 'Alvin Bragg Sealed His Place in Democratic Lore'

June 2nd, 2024 2:57 PM

The Democrat-allied media energetically present Trump's prosecutors as nonpartisans enforcing a "rule of law." They couldn't possibly be prosecuting Trump to advance their career among Democrats. But hours after the guilty verdicts for Trump, Politico gushed "Alvin Bragg sealed his place in Democratic lore," and "now, Bragg can write his own political ticket."

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CNN's Hunt: Politico's Right—Dems Really ARE Freaking Out Over Biden!

May 30th, 2024 8:31 AM

On Wednesday's CNN This Morning, host Kasie Hunt agrees with a Politico article headlined, "Dems in full-blown ‘freakout’ over Biden."  Hunt: "I have to say, I feel that from sources, that they ARE freaking out about the state of the campaign."

Politico Q&A with Totalitarianism Expert Focuses on Trump

May 21st, 2024 4:55 PM

"News" outlets are engaged in feverish speculation about just how dystopian Donald Trump's second term might be. Their fervent imaginations overrule the reality of Trump's first term, which never devolved into dictatorship. Politico conducted a Q&A with Samantha Rose Hill, a scholar of totalitarianism and the author Hannah Arendt which center on how much of a dictator Trump might become if…

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PBS Sees Dangerous GOP, Is Sad That Hunter Trial May Make Joe Unhappy

May 20th, 2024 8:28 PM

It was a livelier-than-usual roundtable on Friday’s Washington Week with The Atlantic, as the import of former President Trump’s polling strength in the face of multiple trials seemed to be causing panic among the press corps. Moderator Jeffrey Goldberg led the feisty journalists in the discussion, including Laura Barrón-López of PBS NewsHour, Eugene Daniels of Politico,…

Politico TILT: North Idaho Is Extremist, Far-Right, Ultra-Conservative

May 20th, 2024 11:46 AM

You can tell Politico is firmly on the Left by how outraged it is by "ultra-conservatives" limiting abortions in red states. Politico's Magazine posted an article by freelancer Cassidy Randall reporting on the alleged craziness of northern Idaho.

Politico Media Critic: Fox News Coverage of Trump Trial's a 'Brownout'

May 19th, 2024 6:20 AM

Politico senior media writer Jack Shafer argued on Saturday that Fox’s coverage of the Trump trial in Manhattan exposed a propaganda network -- while CNN and MSNBC going into gavel-to-gavel overdrive does not?

Is Soros Buying Universities’ Silence on Anti-Semitic Agitators?

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May 7th, 2024 10:22 AM

First on MRC Business: George Soros’ Open Society Foundations sunk massive amounts of cash into several universities—most of which have been a breeding ground for radical anti-Israel students and whose administrations responded poorly to protestors, agitators and rioters trespassing, breaking into and occupying buildings and harassing Jewish students.

NewsGuard Is Applauding OpenAI for Partnering with This Media Outlet

May 2nd, 2024 10:21 AM

NewsGuard Co-editor and chief Gordon Crovitz praised OpenAI artificial intelligence chatbot ChatGPT’s use of "trustworthy journalism."  However, his definition of "trustworthy" depends on NewsGuard's biased news reliability rating system. NewsGuard has repeatedly demonstrated its left-leaning bias, by giving higher scores to left-leaning media outlets and more lenient scoring when these…

Everyone Laugh at Team Biden Hating NYT for Not Being Liberal Enough

April 25th, 2024 6:28 PM

In need of a laugh? Check out this unintentionally comical story running 3,850 words from Thursday in Politico about the Biden regime’s apparently disgust with The New York Times: “The Petty Feud Between the NYT and the White House; Biden’s people think they’re ‘entitled.’ The Times says ‘they’re not being realistic.’” In short, Politico’s Eli Stokols revealed the…

Politico Exposes Media's Anti-Trump Legal Echo Chamber's Meetings

April 24th, 2024 3:08 PM

Cable news has often been described as an echo chamber, but a Tuesday report from Politico’s Ankush Khardori provided evidence that cable news legal analysts regularly meet up to discuss what talking points they should bring with them when they are on the air.

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Politico Legal Editor Claims Legal System Is Too Nice to Trump

April 15th, 2024 7:13 AM

The blog discusses Politico's alleged bias in its portrayal of Donald Trump. Writer James Romoser’s article is criticized for painting the legal system as being overly lenient with Trump. The author argues that by omitting crucial details, Romoser commits journalistic fraud. The blog refers to the case against Trump by New York Attorney General Tish James and also mentions Trump's recent bond…