Sorry, NYTimes, It's the Private Sector, Not Obama, Which Has Successf

August 20th, 2013 11:11 AM
The Gray Lady on Sunday packed a tremendous amount of bias into the opening sentence of their “Most of U.S. Is Wired, but Millions Aren’t Plugged In.”  Brace yourself - here goes:

Leftist ‘Consumer Interest’ Groups Are Only Interested in Big Gove

May 31st, 2011 9:15 AM
Editor's Note: This first appeared in BigGovernment.com. We have oft discussed the Orwellian manner Leftists do, well, everything. And specifically how they go about naming their gaggles – the groups they form to advance their Leftist agenda. The Media Marxists looking to eradicate all private ownership of news and communications – so as to have the government be your sole…

Ed Schultz Dredges Up Completely Discredited 2007 Soros-Funded 'Report

April 5th, 2010 8:48 AM
Equal Time for Equal Minds Last Thursday, on his unwatched and unwatchable MSNBC television program, Equine Ed Schultz stepped into his Leftist Wayback Machine for a little retro-censorship. With the intent of bringing it back to the future. Having first called for a reimposition of the alleged "Fairness" Doctrine the week prior on…

Chavez Arrests Last Opposition TV Station Owner; Latest Ex. of What F

March 29th, 2010 3:58 PM
Is this what Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Chief Diversity Officer Mark Lloyd meant when he said (on camera) Venezuelan thug dictator Hugo Chavez (take that, Sean Penn) had begun "to take very seriously the media in his country"- while praising Chavez's "incredible...democratic revolution?" The Associated Press (AP) late Friday night reported "Chavez criticizes…

Forbes: Is a Chavez-Style Media Crackdown Coming to America

March 25th, 2010 11:21 PM
"Many of [Hugo] Chavez’s most ardent supporters here in the U.S. come out of the 'media reform' movement, which believes that our corporate media has been thoroughly co-opted by capitalists bent on destroying the benevolent leadership of the likes of Chavez. They think that our capitalist-plagued media world is in dire need of reform."So ominously wrote Steve Forbes Wednesday in an…

The Curious Argument for Socialized Journalism: Gov't Subsidies Helped

February 18th, 2010 12:16 PM
It's no secret the traditional journalistic business model doesn't work in an era where advances in technology have increased flow and velocity of information. Those changes have rendered many forms of communication obsolete and made journalism a difficult way to make a living.  This has concerned some on the left who are convinced the ways of the past are vital to a democratic nation, including…

PBS Gives One-Sided View of Giving Billions to Fund News

January 19th, 2010 10:08 AM
Want government to fund public media? Then PBS has a place for you. If you back giving news organizations tens of billions of dollars, that's good for nearly 25 minutes of air-time. That's how the PBS weekly newsmagazine "NOW" addressed a left-wing solution to the decline of the news industry. On Jan. 15, "NOW," welcomed the founders of the left-wing media think tank Free…

Waxman Wants Federal Government to 'Resolve' Newspapers' Problems

December 3rd, 2009 1:20 PM
A powerful Democratic lawmaker has stated his willingness to intervene on the behalf of the federal government in the nation's news sector. Insisting that the newspaper business is vital to democracy, Rep. Henry Waxman, D-Calif., suggested that the government "resolve" the problems in the industry, potentially though misguided federal bailouts.At a workshop on the future of journalism…

If You Like FCC Diversity Czar Mark Lloyd and Van Jones, You'll Love F

November 5th, 2009 9:29 AM
We wrote Monday of Leftist, George Soros-funded "media reform" outfit Free Press, and their extensive relationships with people currently in power at the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) and in the White House - up to and including President Barack Obama.With current FCC Chief Diversity Officer ("Diversity Czar") Mark Lloyd and the Leftist, George Soros-funded…

Leftist 'Media Reform' Outfit Free Press and Their Marxist Co-Founder

November 2nd, 2009 10:01 AM
Robert McChesney, Enemy of Free Speech The broader public is finally being introduced to Leftist "media reform" outfit Free Press and its co-founder, avowed Marxist Robert McChesney. (I appeared on the October 7, 2009 edition of the Glenn Beck television show to discuss one and all.) Founded in 2002, McChesney's Free Press seeks to…

Washington Post Column: Subsidize Journalists

October 30th, 2009 8:20 PM
It's bad enough we have to bailout banks and auto manufacturers or spread around subsidies for wasteful, inefficient forms of energy like ethanol and morally reprehensible institutions like ACORN and Planned Parenthood.  However, now a couple of the wizards of smart that have managed to land a spot in the editorial pages of The Washington Post are lobbying for journalism subsidies. In the Oct.…

New Study Suggests Newspaper Bailouts Could Hinder Free Press

October 29th, 2009 1:45 PM
A new report on the state of the newspaper industry in Argentina has found that federal appropriations for newspapers have resulted in less coverage of government corruption. This study goes to the heart of the 'newspaper bailout' debate in this country, and demonstrates the danger of supporting the news media with government funds (h/t Mark Tapscott).Many liberal media commentators have called…

MRC-TV: Motley Discusses Anti-Free Speech Push by Liberals in the FCC

October 8th, 2009 12:38 PM
Media Research Center Communications Director and NewsBusters.org contributing editor appeared live in studio with Glenn Beck on his Fox News program yesterday where he discussed more damning information he's unearthed about FCC diversity czar Mark Lloyd: his ties to Marxist Hugo Chavez defender Robert McChesney. [MP3 audio available here]McChesney's leftist group, ironically styled Free Press,…