NY Times Goes Label-Happy Covering Key Court Case on Government Unions

February 27th, 2018 1:17 PM
After a brief interlude, the New York Times is getting label-happy again, this time in its Supreme Court coverage. Beat reporter Adam Liptak on Tuesday covered the arguments in an important case involving free speech and government unions -- whether forcing workers to support public unions violates their First Amendment rights -- in “Newest Justice, Seen as Key Vote, Is Silent During…

Time: ‘Does Neil Gorsuch Talk Too Much?’

October 5th, 2017 6:38 PM
Liberal journalists are worried about Neil Gorsuch. The October 16 issue of Time magazine fretted of the newly-minted conservative justice: “Does Justice Neil Gorsuch talk too much?" Writer Tessa Berenson touted liberal critics complaining about Gorsuch “ruffling some feathers.”

Lame! WashPost Feigns Scandal on Gorsuch Speech at Trump Hotel

September 28th, 2017 10:27 PM
In one of the lamest government-ethics stories ever to grace the front page of The Washington Post, Supreme Court reporter Robert Barnes offered an article/attack on new Justice Neil Gorsuch speaking at the University of Louisville alongside Mitch McConnell. The headline was “’Victory Lap’? Gorsuch’s critics cry foul over speeches.” They also forwarded complaints…
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Panic! CBS, WashPost Freak Over ‘Right,’ ‘Far-Right’ Gorsuch

June 28th, 2017 11:26 AM
Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch is “to the right,” the “far right.” CBS and The Washington Post on Wednesday conducted a collective freak out over the possibility that the new judge really is in the mold of the late Antonin Scalia. The two outlets collectively used the terms “right” or “far right” eight times. 
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CNN's Cuomo & Toobin Fret Over 'Very Conservative' Neil Gorsuch

June 28th, 2017 7:56 AM
On Tuesday's New Day on CNN, as host Chris Cuomo and legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin discussed recent and upcoming Supreme Court cases Toobin ended up noting that Justice Neil Gorsuch has had a "very conservative" voting record -- always voting with Justice Clarence Thomas. Cuomo then seemed to suggest that Democrats may have had a point when they warned that Gorsuch might…
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Ex-NYT Editor Abramson Blames GOP 'Rage Machine' for Polarization

June 18th, 2017 5:15 PM
Appearing as a guest on Sunday's Fareed Zakaria GPS on CNN, former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson blamed a Republican "rage machine" for the level of political polarization that currently exists, and complained about how congressional Republicans are conducting business. She also oddly claimed that Democrats were not partisan in their reaction to President Donald…

New York Times Correspondent Praises Trump’s Handling of the Media

April 25th, 2017 6:01 PM
It’s no secret that many members of the press have been unhappy with the way President Donald Trump has usually dealt with the “mainstream media.” However, on Monday, April 24, New York Times White House Correspondent Glenn Thrush actually praised the way the administration has handled its daily press conferences.
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NBC Shocked Supreme Court Would Dare Side With a Church Over the State

April 19th, 2017 9:47 PM
On Wednesday, the Supreme Court of the United States heard the oral argument for the controversial Trinity Lutheran Church v. Comer. The case tackles the idea of a separation between church and state, “The question: Can states refuse to give money to churches even when it's for something that doesn't involve worship,” noted Anchor Lester Holt during NBC Nightly News. And…
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Cobertura 'Opción Nuclear' de Univision obvió a Miguel Estrada

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April 11th, 2017 11:15 PM
La cobertura brindada por Univision a la confirmación de Neil Gorsuch al Tribunal Supremo de los Estados Unidos logró contarnos un gran cuento sobre la temible opción nuclear, mientras que a la vez logró omitir mención del bloqueo partidista demócrata contra Miguel Estrada en el 2001.
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CBS Downgrades Gorsuch to Bit Part in White House Feud

April 11th, 2017 12:08 PM
CBS on Tuesday downgraded the lifetime confirmation of a Supreme Court Justice to a bit story within a report on alleged feuding between White House aides. The swearing in ceremony of Neil Gorsuch on Monday simply became the subtext for Major Garrett to fixate on Steve Bannon and Jared Kushner: “The Rose Garden swearing in of Supreme Court justice Neil Gorsuch offered a tranquil counter…
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Nets Downplay Gorsuch Swearing In, Ignore Daschle Scolding Senate Dems

April 10th, 2017 9:48 PM
On Monday, Judge Neil Gorsuch became the 113th associate justice to sit on the Supreme Court after he was sworn in by Chief Justice John Roberts. The event was a culmination of many hours of testimony, a damaging filibuster by Senate Democrats, which forced Senate Republicans to use the so-called “nuclear option” to proceed with Gorsuch’s confirmation. But despite all of…
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Wet Blanket ABC Bemoans: Dems ‘Feel’ Gorsuch Seat ‘Stolen From Them’

April 10th, 2017 12:02 PM
ABC on Monday decided that live coverage of Neil Gorsuch’s swearing in was a good time to twice remind viewers that Democrats feel the Supreme Court seat was “stolen” from them. Correspondent Cecilia Vega also ran through a litany of unrelated Trump failures as she reported live from the Rose Garden.
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Maher Slams 'Right-Wing A**hole' Gorsuch, 'Cheating' Republicans

April 9th, 2017 3:16 PM
On Friday's Real Time show on HBO, liberal comedian Bill Maher demonized newly confirmed Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch as a "right-wing asshole," a "Scalia clone," and someone who "has never shown any empathy toward a human being" before suggesting that "back alley abortions" might return. He also accused Republicans of "cheating" to…
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On PBS, Brooks Pines for Trump 'Apocalypse' to Inspire Bipartisanship

April 7th, 2017 10:52 PM
On Friday's regular "Shields and Brooks" segment on PBS Newshour, New York Times columnist David Brooks -- the supposedly more right-leaning half of the pairing -- oddly seemed to wish for some sort of "apocalypse" to beset the Donald Trump administration as he theorized and predicted that some scandal or "grievous blow" to the White House might inspire more…