Bozell, Conservative Leaders on Ways to Counter Biased Social Media

June 3rd, 2020 1:27 PM

On Wednesday the Free Speech Alliance (FSA) responded to President Donald Trump's executive order addressing social media platforms' bias against conservatives by releasing the following statement setting out four principles these platforms need to adopt.

Daily Kos Writer: MSM Should Boycott Trump’s Press Conferences

January 21st, 2017 12:09 PM
The mainstream media should practice a little benign neglect in their coverage of the Trump administration, suggested Kerry Eleveld in a Tuesday post. Eleveld called President Trump “a totally repugnant human being” but conceded that he’s “a master manipulator” for whom pressers are “sheer sport…By continuing to engage in them, reporters are simply…

Costco Removes Dinesh D'Souza's 'America' From Bookshelves

July 8th, 2014 11:38 AM
Censorship can be highly counterproductive as Costco is now learning. Costco has ordered the removal of Dinesh D'Souza's book, "America: Imagine A World Without Her" from its bookshelves nationwide as reported the Washington Times. The owners of Costco have donated heavily to Obama and the Democrats but if they think banning it will harm the sales of the book (and the…

Air Force 'Notice to Airmen' Warns Them Not to Read NSA Data-Mining an

June 10th, 2013 11:46 PM
In a story which I can attest is accurate, Gina Loudon at WND.com, formerly WorldNetDaily, reports that the Air Force's 624th Operations Center is warning airmen not to look at the news. That's not exactly what they're saying, but they might as well be. What the "Notice to Airmen" says is that "Users are not to use AF NIPRNET systems to access the Verizon phone…

Carney and WH Web Site 'Follow Up' Won't Admit to What the Law Dictate

July 28th, 2012 2:59 PM
One of the most embarrassing yet telling exchanges (using the term loosely, as will be seen) in the history of presidential press secretaries occurred on Thursday. Connie Lawn, described here as longest-serving White House reporter, asked Obama Press Secretary Jay Carney what should have been a really easy question: "What city does this administration consider to be the capital of Israel…

Rachel Maddow Apologizes to Rush Limbaugh by Calling Him a Racist

August 6th, 2011 1:14 PM
As NewsBusters reported Friday, conservative talk radio host Rush Limbaugh caught MSNBC's Rachel Maddow in a bald-faced lie about him. Later that evening, Maddow apologized for her error but blamed it on- wait for it! - the conservative website World Net Daily and then accused Limbaugh of racism (video follows with transcript and commentary):

For Conservatives Online, Plenty of Commentary But Not Enough News

December 13th, 2009 3:54 PM
A number of the conservative movement's prominent online figures are battling to be the right's equivalent of Talking Points Memo or Huffington Post--political organizations that report hard news. Many believe that to truly harness the power of the Web, political organizations must report their own news, rather than comment on reporitng from traditional outlets."The left needs Daily Kos, but…

PBS Ombudsman Raps Anti-Palin Wisecrack

September 19th, 2008 9:33 PM
On PBS's Web site today, ombudsman Michael Getler writes of complaints over an incident during last Sunday's pledge drive.  He describes the cheap shot taken by actor Mike Farrell against vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin:According to Joseph Campbell, vice president of fundraising programs, here's what happened:

CNN's Chetry: 'Please Tell Me It's Not Lipstick Again

September 10th, 2008 11:40 PM
 On CNN's American Morning today, White House correspondent Suzanne Malveaux reported on Barack Obama's campaigning in Virginia.  Afterwards, anchor Kiran Chetry had a question:CHETRY: All right. And Suzanne, what's on tap for the campaign today? And please tell me it's not lipstick again.MALVEAUX: Let's hope not. He's going to be in Norfolk, Virginia. That is in southeast Virginia, and it's home…

AP's Nedra Pickler Has Bigfoot in Mouth in Corsi Controversy

August 16th, 2008 10:10 AM
The back-and-forth over Jerome Corsi's book, "The Obama Nation," has been heated, largely unfair to the author, and predictably marred by attacks from allegedly "objective" journalists as well as Democratic mouthpieces (but I repeat myself). Blatant examples of media bias have been noted by several NewsBusters posters, including Tim Graham (here, here, and here), Geoff Dickens…

Evening News Uniquely Reports Serious Concerns about Gardasil

July 9th, 2008 4:17 PM
They were a little slow on the pick up but “CBS Evening News” gets credit for finally acknowledging a report that shows serious side effects associated with the vaccine Gardasil, which protects against HPV, a sexually transmitted disease the can cause cancer.The report, by Sharyll Attkisson, aired July 7 a full week after WorldNet Daily reported the findings.  As CMI’s wonderful intern Julia…

Election 2000: Media Continue to Downplay FL's Military Ballots Contro

May 27th, 2008 10:33 AM
Pretty Dern Selective On Sunday, NewsBusters' Brent Baker noted how unhappy actress Laura Dern is with the 2000 presidential election ("Dern 'Devastated' by Florida 'Because There Were Uncounted Votes'"). Dern plays then-Florida Secretary of State Katherine Harris in HBO's "Recount," which first aired on Sunday. Dern's displeasure has an apparently limited focus. A review…

CW's 'Provocative' Ad Campaign Targets Teens and Blasphemes God

May 6th, 2008 1:18 PM
“OMFG” is text-speak for the unspeakable. It's also the tag line for a new ad campaign aimed at teens and featuring a jumble of sexual situations, including teens undressing each other and two girls kissing. The campaign blitz is appearing in print and television, all aimed at drumming up eyeballs for the CW network's teen-themed soap "Gossip Girl."For the uninitiated, “OMG”…

CBS Morning Show: Middle Class 'Facing Hunger

April 28th, 2008 4:06 PM