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Hypocritical White House criticizes journos for use of anonymous sources

Posted by: ST on July 21, 2014 at 7:38 pm » 1 Comment

White House press secretary Josh Earnest angered a lot of journalists at today’s press briefing over his comments regarding the anonymous sources of a story he was questioned on.  Via The Hill: Complaints from White House press secretary Josh Earnest on Monday about anonymous news sources prompted a testy exchange with reporters who noted that […]

 

.@SkyNews journo rifles through #MH17 luggage, network apologizes after backlash

Posted by: ST on July 21, 2014 at 10:01 am » 1 Comment

Unreal. A new low in modern journalism – via the WaPo: A Sky News reporter drew criticism over the weekend when he rummaged on camera through a bag belonging to a victim of the MH17 air crash in Ukraine, even as he said he “probably shouldn’t be doing this, I suppose.” It appeared to be […]

 

Think Progress, Salon promote stifling of dissent over climate change

Posted by: ST on July 7, 2014 at 11:33 am » 1 Comment

Not exactly a surprise that these two ultra-liberal sites are proponents of shutuppery, but worth documenting all the same, no matter whether it happens here at home – or abroad.  Headline from Think Progress: To Improve Accuracy, BBC Tells Its Reporters To Stop Giving Air Time To Climate Deniers Got that? “To improve accuracy” – […]

 

Member of Team Clinton bans conservative news outlet from U of Ark archives

Posted by: ST on June 20, 2014 at 9:27 am » 1 Comment

Disturbing: A Hillary Clinton donor who serves as dean of the University of Arkansas libraries has banned the Washington Free Beacon from the school’s special collections archives, after the news outlet published revealing stories about Hillary Clinton based on documents available at the university library. The ban came days after the Free Beacon ran a story about Clinton’s 1975 defense of […]

 

ICYMI: Chris Matthews … defends the Tea Party?

Posted by: ST on June 17, 2014 at 11:32 am » 3 Comments

So, yeah. Like this kinda sorta happened last week in the aftermath of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor’s stunning GOP primary loss. Other sites caught onto it quickly but yours truly did not – better late than never: Transcript, via Politico’s Dylan Byers: This looking down our noses at tea party people has got to stop. […]

 

QOTD: Cosmo doubles down on the fail in response to “icky” self-defense comment

Posted by: ST on June 10, 2014 at 9:08 pm » 2 Comments

In case you were thinking that Cosmopolitan magazine was going to dial it down a notch or two in the aftermath of the outrage and disbelief over comments one of their managers made in response to Miss USA’s remarks on self defense in the context of campus rapes, think again. Cosmo sex editor Anna Breslaw […]

 

Exhibit A from @Politico on how the media manufactures “outrage”

Posted by: ST on June 7, 2014 at 11:28 am » 2 Comments

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Team Hillary to the NYT: Stop writing ‘negative’ stories about La Clinton

Posted by: ST on June 5, 2014 at 8:51 pm » 5 Comments

The Washington Free Beacon has an exclusive report on a ‘secret meeting’ between senior members of Team Clinton and the New York Times in which the Clintonistas told the Times to “back off” (via): Some of Hillary Clinton’s closest aides blasted the New York Times for what they said was unfair coverage of the former first lady during a […]

 

Brutal: NY Daily News on #Bergdahl deal — “Surrender without honor”

Posted by: Phineas on June 4, 2014 at 3:32 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Mind you, this is from one of the liberal newspapers in New York City: President Obama betrayed the highest obligation of his office — safeguarding national security — in trading five hard-core Taliban for the American serviceman who appears to have deserted in Afghanistan. The five sworn enemies of the United States […]

 

Hillary Clinton set to soon do a sit-down interview with Fox News?

Posted by: ST on May 29, 2014 at 3:37 pm » 7 Comments

The Washington Post reports an intriguing development: Fox News Channel will do an interview with former secretary of state Hillary Rodham Clinton next month on the heels of her memoir release date. Fox News’s Bret Baier and Greta Van Susteren will conduct a joint interview with Clinton on June 17, the network announced Thursday. It […]