NYT's Pulitzer Package Includes 'Wildly Inaccurate' Gun Editorials

April 22nd, 2016 8:44 AM
The New York Times had a mediocre Pulitzer Prize haul this week. Among the Times selections that didn’t win the prize for editorial writing (thought it made the final three) were a package of gun control editorials. Mark Hemingway at The Weekly Standard eviscerated one particularly ignorant, wildly hyped Times gun-control editorial in that package, while accusing the Pulitzers of “a…

Press Ignoring Conflicts of Interest Exposed in CBS Benghazi Coverage

September 30th, 2015 11:59 PM
Apparently, the establishment press is waiting for its marching orders on how to handle what an Investor's Business Daily editorial has already called a "scandal." This one's a joint effort involving Hillary Clinton, Sidney Blumenthal, a recently deceased former CIA operative named Tyler Drumheller who worked with Blumenthal — and CBS News. As Mark Hemingway at the Weekly…

AP Drags Bush 43 Into Coverage of IG's Report on Solyndra

August 26th, 2015 5:39 PM
Almost four years ago, solar energy manufacturer Solyndra filed for bankruptcy, leaving the federal government with a loan guarantee-related loss of up to $535 million. The Energy Department's inspector general released a report on the debacle today. At the Associated Press, reporter Kevin Freking made sure readers knew that the loan guarantee program began under President George W. Bush,…

Latest Ed Schultz Whopper: 'We've Never Had a Civilian Stop a Shooting

January 11th, 2013 6:57 PM
The hits keep coming from libtalker Ed Schultz, who's kicking off the new year on a roll. First week into 2013, Schultz insisted that Bill Clinton was never tried in the Senate after he was impeached by the House. Schultz followed with the laughable claim that gun laws in Chicago, a city with some of the nation's toughest restrictions on firearms, "don't even exist." (…

Obama Calendar Touts President as 'Heaven Sent,' Quotes John

September 4th, 2012 4:31 PM
A calendar that compares Barack Obama to Jesus Christ may not get too much media play. It could be an uncomfortable reminder of the time when journalists, such as Evan Thomas, compared the President to "God."  One of the hottest selling items at the Democratic National Convention is a 2013 calendar titled "Keep the Dream" that features 16 flattering photos of the…

CBS: Attkisson 'Unavailable' For Further Interviews on 'Fast & Furious

October 5th, 2011 5:01 PM
Mark Hemingway of The Weekly Standard reported on Wednesday afternoon that he had attempted to interview CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson about her dogged coverage of the ongoing "Fast and Furious" controversy, but was told that she was "unavailable." Attkisson has been the sole journalist on the Big Three networks regularly covering the story, particular during the…