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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 » 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 […]

 

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 […]

 

CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker: Our network has no shame whatsoever

Posted by: ST on May 21, 2014 at 9:32 am » 3 Comments

There’s really no other way to interpret Zucker’s remarks, as quoted from a Monday interview he did with thew New York Times – which was recorded by Capital New York (via): Last night, CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker gave a hint of where the network will go next now thats its two-plus-month coverage of missing Malaysia Airlines Flight […]

 

QOTD: @JakeTapper grills WH Chief of Staff on VA hospital deaths

Posted by: ST on May 16, 2014 at 10:05 am » 2 Comments

CNN’s Jake Tapper is one of the few DC journalists who hasn’t forgotten that their jobs involve holding the government accountable for their actions and digging beyond their standard talking points no matter the party, and he doesn’t disappoint here – as Newsbusters’ PJ Gladnick recaps: [Thursday] White House Chief of Staff Denis McDonough kept defending the […]

 

#TBT: Congressman @TGowdySC owns media on questions surrounding #Benghazi (VIDEO)

Posted by: ST on May 8, 2014 at 11:15 am » 13 Comments

In honor of Throwback Thursday, I present to you this awesome video of Congressman Trey Gowdy (R-SC-4) – recently named Chair of a new select committee on Benghazi – taking the media to task (presumably) last October for their failure to ask important questions of the President and his administration on the Benghazi issue. My […]

 

Oregon GOP Senate candidate catches editorial board disrespecting fellow candidate

Posted by: ST on May 5, 2014 at 9:38 am » 2 Comments

And no surprise it’s a left-leaning newspaper’s editorial board.  Via Fox News: A Republican Senate candidate was kicked out of a local Oregon newspaper’s editorial board meeting after daring to challenge a reporter who dissed a fellow candidate by writing “blah blah blah” in his notes instead of her actual quotes. The entire argument was captured […]

 

The anti-Southern bigotry of @NPR

Posted by: Phineas on March 6, 2014 at 6:00 pm » 5 Comments

**Posted by Phineas Jonah Goldberg listened to an NPR story about the defeat in the Senate of radical Leftist lawyer Debo Adegbile to head the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Per NPR, a “handful of Southern Democrats” (1) voted with the Republicans to defeat Adegbile. Here’s the roster: Chris Coons (Del.) Bob Casey (Pa.) Mark […]

 

CNN decides to dump @PiersMorgan

Posted by: ST on February 24, 2014 at 9:32 am » 2 Comments

The Politico reports that after three years of disappointing ratings, CNN has decided to give the Piers Morgan show the boot (via): CNN President Jeff Zucker has decided to bring an end to Piers Morgan’s low-rated primetime show, network sources told POLITICO on Sunday. “Piers Morgan Live” could end as early as next month, though […]