‘Free Speech Money’: Gab Head Praises Bitcoin as Guard Against Tyranny
January 21st, 2022 5:29 PM
Gab founder/CEO Andrew Torba proclaimed the essential role of cryptocurrency in the struggle for free speech during his appearance on the Timcast IRL podcast.
NYT Describes 'Horror of Being Governed' by 'Shallow' Fox & Friends
April 9th, 2018 4:00 PM
The mainstream media’s contempt for “Trump’s favorite network” Fox News, and especially the morning show Fox & Friends, continues apace. A particularly virulent and condescending example is Charles Blow’s Monday column for the New York Times, “Horror of Being Governed by ‘Fox & Friends.’” Blow spewed: "America is being governed by the dimmest of wits on the most unscrupulous of networks.…
Politifact Rules Chris Cuomo's First Amendment Claims Were 'False'
May 8th, 2015 5:02 PM
The reliably liberal Politifact (through its Punditfact site) surprisingly took CNN’s New Day co-host Chris Cuomo took task on Thursday for his rather suspect claim on Twitter from Wednesday that “hate speech is excluded from protection” under the First Amendment. Through its Punditfact site, Politifact’s Lauren Carroll noted his numerous attempts to clarify his remarks and citations of case law…
Maddow Heaves NY Times Under the Bus in Ongoing Feud With PolitiFact
June 11th, 2014 11:50 AM
Don't hold your breath waiting for any (further) glowing profiles of Rachel Maddow from the Gray Lady. MSNBC's in-house Victorian Gent has upped the ante in her years-long pissing contest with media watchdog PolitiFact, which ran a post critical of Maddow last week at one of its offshoots, PunditFact. The PunditFact post took Maddow to task for claiming on her June 3 show that the Pentagon "…
PunditFact Nails Maddow for 'False' Claim About Pentagon Pushing Tale
June 7th, 2014 8:09 PM
Update, June 8: one of the sources for PunditFact's reporting on Maddow, Media Myth Alert blogger W. Joseph Campbell, cited in this post. Rachel Maddow prides herself as a stickler for accuracy, though she's more than willing to shed that inclination if it gets in the way of a good meme. Her persistent penchant for the tall tale caught the attention of media watchdog PunditFact, a spin-…