Earlier this year, this space spotlighted the embarrassing predicament that ABC and its cable operations (including Disney Channel and ESPN) have gotten The Walt Disney Company in: “Most television executives would have stopped the corruption going on at both networks a long time ago, but [Ben] Sherwood might be looking for a way to profit from the liberal bleed infecting both broadcasters.”
So much for the “tolerant” left being tolerant of anyone else who has views that differ from their own – at least when it comes to actor Joshua Malina and his views for anyone who supports or voted for President Donald Trump. The 51-year-old former West Wing actor, who now plays Attorney General David Rosen on ABC’s show Scandal unleashed some of the most disparaging statements about Trump supporters, actually giving Anthony Scaramucci a run for his money in the department of derogatory talk.
It was not a Mensa meeting when Larry King interviewed British comedian Russell Brand about socialism and fascism, among other topics. Brand cast Trump as a grotesque figure – talk about the pot calling the kettle black – but said he at least seemed authentic. King shot back “But he’s authentic/not-authentic. Because, does he have a philosophy?” Brand held up Norwegian socialism as the "answer" for the world, and King told Brand he looked "almost Jesus-like."
Forget calling America land of the free. According to Hollywood icon and actor Martin Sheen, America is the “land of lunatics.” During a press briefing on Monday for PBS’s newest season of Anne of Green Gables, Sheen told reporters at the Television Critics Association in Beverly Hills that he was “relieved” to film in Canada.
In a recent Billboard magazine interview, country singer Miranda Lambert was given the opportunity to explain why she doesn’t use her music or the stage as a political platform.
Billboard’s Max Hendrickson reported “When I ask Lambert if she thinks that at this moment in history — with, among other things, this particular president in office — there is an opening for her to make the kind of issue-oriented songs [Loretta] Lynn became known for, Lambert is quick to dismiss the idea.”
Roughly two hours after White House press secretary Sean Spicer announced his resignation, Reuters disturbingly set up shop outside Spicer’s house and provided a livestream for viewers to follow along with. It doesn’t take a whole lot of decency to conclude that this is a disgusting and tasteless display by an organization who’s White House correspondent (Jeff Mason) is the president of the White House Correspondents Association (WHCA).
On Good Morning America Wednesday, anchor Robin Roberts joined one actress in gushing over meeting former President Obama. Actress Issa Rae, who stars in HBO’s Insecure, shared with Roberts how, as a newcomer to Hollywood, she still gets starstruck when meeting famous people. After mentioning meeting actress Queen Latifah, Roberts prompted Rae to tell the story of when she met President Obama.
No siempre pueden ser identificados los sesgos de una organización mediática basado solamente en lo que reportan, Como comprueba esta nota, lo que un medio puede ser igual o más importante.
You can't always identify a media organization's bias based solely on what they say. As this story proves, what a news organization keeps quite about can often be just as important, if not more so.
El actor, compositor y dramaturgo Lin-Manuel Miranda volvió a acaparar los titulares tras la difusión del video musical "Immigrants...We Get The Job Done", difundido para intesecar con los temas patrióticos del Día de la Independencia de los Estados Unidos. Pero esos titulares bien parecen irónicos, dada algunas de las letras antiestadounidenses de la canción.
Celebrated actor, playwright and composer Lin-Manuel garnered friendly headlines again with his release of the music video "Immigrants...We Get The Job Done", timed to intersect with the patriotic thematics of the July 4th holiday. But those headlines and the well-timed release actually seem quite ironic, given some of the song's anti-American lyrics.
Pulitzer-Prize winning American novelist Michael Chabon rather desperately hates Donald Trump, In an interview on an Israeli radio show in Tel Aviv, he discussed how he woke up every day hoping Trump will suffer a “massive stroke” and be “carted out of the White House on a gurney.”