NYT Turns on Assange: From 'Gift of Information' to 'Dubious Judgment'
April 12th, 2019 8:04 PM
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange was arrested, and the front page of Friday’s New York Times featured Scott Shane and Steven Erlanger’s recap of Assange and the effect of his leaking of classified national security information (and Democratic Party secrets) in “A Divisive Prophet of the Public’s Right to Know.” The paper noticed that the tide of sophisticated opinion…
Matthews Claims Trump Still Colluded and WikiLeaks Cost Hillary PA
April 11th, 2019 8:12 PM
Now that the liberal media have had a few weeks since Attorney General Bill Barr’s March 24 letter on the Mueller report, liberal journalists and pundits have returned to insisting that Trump-Russian collusion still took place and it affected voters and thus rendered Trump an illegitimate President. Not surprisingly, that nonsense was alive and well on Thursday’s Hardball.
'Straight Propaganda!' McCain Rips Hostin Over Assange Arrest
April 11th, 2019 3:34 PM
The co-hosts of The View had a heated exchange Thursday over the arrest of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange. When co-host and ABC legal analyst Sunny Hostin made the case that Assange deserved to be protected under the First Amendment, Meghan McCain took her to task, calling her argument, “straight propaganda.”
FLASHBACK: Media Once Loved Julian Assange
April 11th, 2019 2:55 PM
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been arrested after being kicked out of the Ecuadorian Embassy in London...finally. For media who have spent the fast few years focused on the narrative, Assange was seen as the face that symbolized the threat posed to the United States by Russia, second only to Vladimir Putin. However, it wasn't always that way.
ABC, NBC Refuse to Highlight Democratic Opposition to DNC Lawsuit
April 20th, 2018 8:50 PM
On the Friday broadcast network evening newscasts, ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News played the role of faithful PR representatives for the Democratic National Committee (DNC), giving legitimacy and life to a DNC lawsuit seeking to somehow avenge their 2016 election losses and lay blame on, among others, the Russian government.
Hypocrite NYT Loved Bush Dirt, Laments Info on Hillary
August 2nd, 2017 11:55 AM
Media columnist Jim Rutenberg’s latest New York Times column provided the odd image of a reporter regretting that his colleagues actually covered news, under the neutral headline “Germans Covering Election Await a Trove of Stolen Files.” The Times in 2006 proudly used leaks to cripple anti-terrorist programs put in place by Republican presidents, as well as secret diplomatic…
ABC Continues Touting Democrats' Election Conspiracy Theories
May 19th, 2017 9:46 AM
ABC continued blaming everything but Hillary Clinton for her election loss on Friday’s Good Morning America. Even though it’s been over six months since the election, ABC has continued touting the Democrats’ line that WikiLeaks and Comey caused Trump to win.
NYT Wakes Up to Russia Threat With 8,000-Word 'Hacking the Democrats'
December 14th, 2016 2:19 PM
After its favored candidate lost the presidential election in shocking fashion, the New York Times is suddenly wide awake to the threat posed by Russia. It devoted 8,000 words and Wednesday’s front page to “Hacking The Democrats – How Russia Honed its Cyberpower and Trained It on an American Election.” The accompanying photo of the filing cabinet broken into during…
Oliver Stone Claims DNC Hack Was ‘Inside Job,’ Not Russian Operation
September 14th, 2016 6:16 PM
During Thursday's edition of the Cable News Network's weeknight Amanpour program, liberal host Christiane Amanpour asked guest Oliver Stone what the well-known film director, screenwriter and producer thought regarding the inclusion of Russia into this year's presidential election.
Stone -- who has generated controversial movies ranging from Midnight Express to the upcoming Snowden…
Assange: ‘Politicized’ NYT, MSNBC Wouldn’t Have Published DNC E-Mails
August 26th, 2016 12:20 PM
Wikileaks Founder Julian Assange doesn’t think that MSNBC or the New York Times would have published the Democratic National Committee e-mails that his website released, messages that showed party collusion with Hillary Clinton. Talking to Fox News’s Megyn Kelly, he explained, “I would like to believe that no organization, no organization, no media organization in the United…
E-Mail to Hillary Assures Her State Dept. 'Planted' Questions With CBS
October 3rd, 2015 2:02 PM
Adjectives matter in politics. The latest release of Hillary Clinton e-mails produced a little embarrassment for CBS News. State Department public-relations chief P.J. Crowley assured Secretary of State Clinton in 2011 that they successfully “planted” questions and suggestions for experts to "balance" a 60 Minutes interview segment by Steve Kroft with WikiLeaks founder…
Bozell Column: 2013's Cultural Winners and Losers
December 28th, 2013 8:11 AM
Let's assess the winners in losers in American culture for 2013. Our first obvious winner is "Duck Dynasty" and its Phil Robertson. He's a winner for standing by his Christian principles after some inartful remarks about homosexuality.
A&E suspended him and put the usual statement that they are "champions" of the gay agenda -- and proceeded to start running…
Wiki-Lame: Fictional Assange Movie Is Worst Flop of
October 22nd, 2013 2:03 PM
For anyone who thought WikiLeaks was a fascinating cinematic subject, The Hollywood Reporter is already offering an obituary: “The Fifth Estate quickly died, grossing a paltry $1.7 million from 1,769 theaters -- the worst opening of the year so far for a movie opening in more than 1,500 theaters.”
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has repeatedly criticized Bill Condon's film…
Julian Assange Named Juror for British Film Festival
September 3rd, 2013 10:17 AM
He's revealed international secrets threatening the security of countries across the globe whilst being wanted in Sweden to face charges of rape and sexual assault.
Yet despite that, WikiLeaks' Julian Assange has actually been asked to be a juror for this year's Raindance Film Festival in London.