Facebook Aiding Rise of Powerful Tech Lobby ‘American Edge’

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May 12th, 2020 3:40 PM
As U.S. lawmakers close in on Big Tech with antitrust investigations, Facebook is striking back by aiding the launch of a powerful tech lobby. “Facebook is working behind the scenes to help launch a new political advocacy group that would combat U.S. lawmakers and regulators trying to rein in the tech industry,” The Washington Post wrote in its May 12 coverage. This advocacy group,…

NYT Covers Rock-Throwing Anti-Trump Rioters -- Only Online

May 27th, 2016 9:21 AM
The New York Times filed some disturbing facts about what happened outside a Trump rally in New Mexico: “Protesters Throw Rocks at Police Horses Outside Trump Rally in Albuquerque.” But the troubling story of left-wing protestor violence against police and property -- a story that would seem to justify the anxieties of Trump supporters -- didn’t make the print edition. Instead,…

Spiked by Big Media: Democrat Opponent Says GOP Gov. Susana Martinez S

June 2nd, 2014 6:41 AM
On Friday, Daniel Halper of The Weekly Standard reported on a video of a potential Democratic opponent of New Mexico Gov. Susana Martinez, the Latino Republican star the networks aerobically ignore (for example, her 2012 Republican convention speech). Candidate Alan Webber, the Democrat with the largest campaign treasury, told supporters "So I’m asking you for your help, we need to…

CBS Ballyhoos 'Stark Contrast' Between 'Conservative' Pope and 'Pro-Ch

March 19th, 2013 3:36 PM
Allen Pizzey readily identified Pope Francis as a "conservative" on Tuesday's CBS This Morning, but failed to give an equivalent ideological label to Vice President Joe Biden and Rep. Nancy Pelosi, who attended his installation Mass in St. Peter's Sqaure. Pizzey spotlighted the apparent "stark contrast" between the new pontiff and the two liberal politicians, whom he…

WaPo Furthers Liberal Media’s ‘Racist’ Narrative at RNC: ‘Rep

August 30th, 2012 4:39 PM
The liberal media can’t seem to help themselves. While counter-arguments are occasionally acknowledged, most journalists of the progressive persuasion are not interested in fair and balanced coverage of politics. Facts and figures are seemingly subjective in the whole scheme of things. Severely limited studies and polls seem to provide them with all the information they need. Oh, and…

So NBCNews.com Doesn't Find Susana Martinez's Speech 'Notable

August 30th, 2012 11:42 AM
Once again, the NBC Politics team at NBCNews.com cobbled together what they consider the most "notable" of the speeches from last night's Republican convention. Once again, a dynamic Democrat-turned-Republican speaker was left out of the "curated" selection: Gov. Susana Martinez of New Mexico, a woman of Hispanic ethnic heritage. Yesterday I noted how the website…

ABC Hosts GOP-Bashing Univision Anchor Over Airing Susana Martinez's R

August 29th, 2012 11:31 PM
Instead of airing Latina Governor Susana Martinez's speech at the Republican National Convention, ABC chose to host liberal Univision anchor Jorge Ramos who had dire words for the Republican Party. "I think Republicans have a real, real challenge trying to get Latinos. Because just a few words in Spanish from Susana Martinez over principle is not enough," warned Ramos while ABC…

AP Item on Martinez's Inauguration in NM Notes 'Place in History,' Omi

January 2nd, 2011 10:35 AM
A brief January 1 item from the Associated Press's Barry Massey on the inauguration of Susana Martinez ("Martinez becomes NM gov as new year starts") began as follows: Republican Susana Martinez has claimed her place in history as New Mexico's first female governor, taking office with the start of the new year. If it weren't for the "place in history" part, I…

Newsweek's Campo-Flores Rushes to Predict Long-term Decline of GOP Due

November 5th, 2010 4:25 PM
"Did Hispanics Save Harry Reid?" Newsweek's Arian Campo-Flores asked in a November 3 The Gaggle blog post. Campo-Flores answered in the affirmative,  noting that Reid enjoyed anywhere from 68 to 90 percent support from Hispanic voters, depending on the exit polling model: According to election-eve polling and analysis by Latino Decisions, a surveying firm, Hispanics…