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QOTD: Obama “never had reporters eating out of his hand” sez former WH spox

Posted by: ST on August 5, 2014 at 11:47 am » 3 Comments

It is to laugh, my dear readers. It is to laugh: So you think that President Obama’s rise stemmed in part from media favoritism? Reid Cherlin, a former Obama campaign media liaison and later a White House spokesman, has different ideas, as outlined in a Rolling Stone piece: No, Barack Obama never had reporters eating out […]

 

How the Associated Press perpetuates the “Israel is the enemy” myth (UPDATED)

Posted by: ST on July 29, 2014 at 11:42 am » 2 Comments

A disturbing, revealing tweet from the Associated Press earlier this morning (screen-capped in case they delete it): Wow. Biased much, @AP? Smh. #StandWithIsrael #tcot (via @bmcsmith92) pic.twitter.com/XiOWkkGX0i — Stacey-SisterToldjah (@sistertoldjah) July 29, 2014 As you’ll see below in the original piece published by the AP and written by journalist Bradley Klapper, this wasn’t just a […]

 

Get ready for the Sarah Palin Internet channel

Posted by: ST on July 28, 2014 at 10:04 am » Comments Off

The USA Today reports that the “rogue” Alaskan has decided to cut through the left wing media filter and launch her own network: Sarah Palin has gone rogue again, this time launching her own Internet channel. “Tired of media filters? Well, so am I,” the former Alaska governor proclaimed Sunday on her Facebook page. “So […]

 

Headline of the day: ‘Barack Obama locks out the press — again’

Posted by: ST on July 24, 2014 at 7:43 pm » 2 Comments

Our celebrity President held a couple of high-dollar fundraisers on the left coast this week – and the mainstream media are not happy that they weren’t granted access whatsoever to either of them (via): SAN FRANCISCO — President Barack Obama went to the West Coast to meet donors from two top Democratic super PACs, but […]

 

Hypocritical White House criticizes journos for use of anonymous sources

Posted by: ST on July 21, 2014 at 7:38 pm » 2 Comments

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 […]