Krugman Spews Trump May Have ‘Financial Incentives’ to Push Virus Drug

Business
April 7th, 2020 4:13 PM
Leave it to The New York Times economist Paul Krugman to continue to infuse his wacky partisan theories into an ongoing pandemic. Krugman retweeted lefty CNN Analyst Keith Boykin’s one-sided quip over Assistant to the President and economist Peter Navarro and Dr. Anthony Fauci’s reported dispute concerning the efficacy of the hydroxychloroquine drug. Krugman then used the story to…

Stelter's HBO Straw Man: Toxic 'Right-Wing' Liars vs. Heroic Old Media

March 20th, 2020 5:27 PM
Anyone who heard Brian Stelter was producing a documentary on "fake news" for HBO titled After Truth can imagine what they would receive. Anyone watching it finds nothing in it that’s very surprising. Stelter’s employers (current and past) at CNN and The New York Times are the Verifiers of Fact, fighting against a shameless “right-wing” army of misinformation…

Will Platforms Like Rubin’s Locals.com Protect Free Speech Online?

TechWatch
December 4th, 2019 4:45 PM
Dave Rubin has launched two platforms on the same day, which he believes could solve the free speech and censorship problem online. In a Dec. 4 livestream, the host of the Rubin Report Dave Rubin described two platforms he created, Locals.com and the Rubin Report app, which have gone public today. Rubin said that he created the platforms to help solve the “massive problems with Big…

CNN Wants Trump’s Baltimore Tweets Labeled ‘Dehumanizing’

TechWatch
July 29th, 2019 6:09 PM
The liberal media are continually pushing for more and more censorship online. And Big Tech companies are willing to listen. After President Donald Trump tweeted that a Baltimore area congressional district is a “disgusting, rat and rodent infested mess,” the media raged and tried to defend the city.

Facebook Bans Violent Threats — Except Against Certain People

TechWatch
July 9th, 2019 2:54 PM
Facebook’s policy for posting content that called for violence used to be straightforward: don’t do it. Now, there are exceptions. According to an updated version of Facebook’s Community Standards, calls for “high-severity violence” may not be posted, unless the victim in question is “an organization or individual covered in the Dangerous Individuals and…
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Nets Fail to Tie Farrakhan to Left While Calling Others 'Far Right'

May 3rd, 2019 10:28 PM
On Friday morning, as the networks informed viewers that Facebook has banned several controversial political groups and individuals from having an account, ABC, CBS, NBC, and MSNBC all failed to inform viewers that Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan has been tied to the left, even while the same shows made a point of using terms like "far-right" to describe others affected by the…

Twitter Bows to CNN and Bans Alex Jones Permanently

TechWatch
September 7th, 2018 11:24 AM
In an unsurprising reversal, Twitter decided to ban conspiracy theorist Alex Jones and InfoWars from its platform as of Sept. 6.  

NYT Twitter Hypocrisy: Alex Jones ‘Dehumanizing,' But Sarah Jeong OK?

August 12th, 2018 10:43 AM
The New York Times hired Sarah Jeong to write about technology as a member of the paper’s editorial board. Hours later came revelations from Jeong’s obsessively anti-white and anti-police ravings on Twitter, and a subsequent defense of Jeong’s hiring from the paper. Yet none of that recent controversy penetrated into “Inside the Struggle at Twitter Over What Warrants a Ban…

9/11 Truther? BuzzFeed Unearths Joy Reid Post Promoting Documentary

May 30th, 2018 6:50 PM
Um, Phil Griffin, call your office because you might want to actually do something this time about AM Joy host and MSNBC favorite Joy Reid. Early Wednesday evening, BuzzFeed News reporters Joseph Bernstein and Charlie Warzel published a piece revealing that she had published a March 22, 2006 item on her website, Reidblog, that encouraged readers to check out a 9/11 truther documentary called…

Liberal New York Times Rallies to Defense of Competitor: ‘Stay Bold'

September 8th, 2017 4:37 PM
The advent of computer and online technology has made it difficult for newspapers to continue producing and distributing copies of their printed editions while remaining afloat financially. As you might expect, large companies have often snapped up troubled publications in an effort to expand their firms’ influence far and wide. One recent example of this situation came on Monday, September…
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Brokaw Frets About ‘Threats’ of Conspiracy Theorists, Not Leftists

June 19th, 2017 12:58 PM
After Wednesday’s attempted murder of Republican congressmen, their staffs, and a protective detail by a far-left activist, NBC’s Tom Brokaw went in the opposite direction, lecturing views on Sunday Night with Megyn Kelly about how America faces the “common threats” of conspiracy theorists like 9/11 truther Alex Jones.
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'Homeland' Blames Right-Wing for Fake News 'Sock Puppet' Accounts

Culture
March 19th, 2017 11:56 PM
Man, Showtime’s Homeland really doesn’t like Alex Jones or anyone who supports him. This week’s episode marks not only the third time the character based on him was a plot point but the second time he’s been saddled with the “fake news” label, this time with the help of a few thousand fake social media accounts.

Showtime's 'Homeland' Parodies Infowar's Alex Jones

Culture
February 19th, 2017 11:47 PM
Showtime’s Homeland is really working on trying to get back on the good side of liberals this season, even after empathizing with terrorist sympathizers and demeaning Israeli settlers. But if they want a medal for that, they’ll have to wait a lot longer than six seasons. Until then, we have to deal with their next appeasement to the liberal crowds: an Alex Jones parody.

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…