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Breakthrough: #NCGA / #NCPOL media outlet details NC superintendent salary/perks

Posted by: ST on August 27, 2013 at 10:27 am » 4 Comments

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The @Paula_Deen backlash: When is enough enough?

Posted by: ST on June 29, 2013 at 10:18 am » 26 Comments

Here’s the latest count on business affiliates who have now broken ties with Southern cookstress Paula Deen over her admission to using racial slurs in the past: PAULA DEEN DEAL DUMP UPDATE: Ballantine Books JC Penny QVC Sears Kmart Target Novo-Nordisk Wal-Mart Smithfield Caesars Home Depot Total=11 — NewsBreaker (@NewsBreaker) June 28, 2013 The most […]

 

#MoralMondays and Media Bias: A Match Made in Raleigh

Posted by: ST on June 17, 2013 at 9:30 am » 2 Comments

The steamed, er, esteemed Rev. William Barber (D-NC NAACP) officially kicked off “Moral Mondays” on April 29th, and as we get ready to head into our 7th Moral Monday march (there was no protest on May 27 due to the Memorial Day holiday) now is as good a time as any to provide a primer […]

 

You’re not paranoid if they really are out to get you, @SharylAttkisson

Posted by: Phineas on June 14, 2013 at 3:13 pm » 2 Comments

**Posted by Phineas A few weeks ago, I mentioned CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s strong suspicions that her home and work computers had been accessed by unknown persons. Coming in the wake of revelations about the government’s seizure of phone records for journalists and editors at the Associated Press and a secret warrant for phone records and email belonging to Fox reporter […]

 

Awful: VP Biden nixes annual summer beach party for journalist pals

Posted by: ST on June 3, 2013 at 8:08 pm » 5 Comments

Yes, really, my dear readers. Please make sure to have your Kleenex tissues handy: Vice President Joe Biden canceled his annual beach party this summer, Politico reported on Monday. The decision ends a three-year tradition of Biden and his wife, Dr. Jill Biden, who have in the past invited top staffers and journalists to their Naval […]

 

Media Bias Quote of the Week – Politico Edition

Posted by: ST on May 31, 2013 at 7:21 pm » 6 Comments

A great catch, courtesy of Paul Bremmer at Newsbusters (bolded emphasis added by me) : Politico co-founder Jim VandeHei showed up on PBS’s Charlie Rose Wednesday night, and from the comfort of Rose’s pitch-black studio he tossed aside his journalistic objectivity and aired out his own political opinions – particularly his disdain for Republicans. Rose had asked his […]

 

The Obama administration’s “up yours, journalists” philosophy in a nutshell

Posted by: ST on May 29, 2013 at 6:47 pm » 5 Comments

From Democratic Party Communications Director Brad Woodhouse himself: POTUS asked AG to review how leak investigations are done but some in the media refuse to meet with him. Kind of forfeits your right gripe. — Brad Woodhouse (@woodhouseb) May 29, 2013 Gabriel Mailor gets to the heart of the matter: IT’s astonishing, @woodhouseb, that in […]

 

The Obama admin’s current national security “priorities” – summed up in one tweet

Posted by: ST on May 26, 2013 at 1:08 pm » 5 Comments

Fox News’ Martha MacCallum gets right to the heart of the matter – short, sweet, to the point (via Twitchy Team): As a “national security risk” who got more time and attention, #Rosen or #Tsarnaev ? — martha maccallum (@marthamaccallum) May 25, 2013 Any questions? Let’s all say a little prayer that Ms. MacCallum does […]

 

DOJ targeted Fox News’ James Rosen as a “co-conspirator” in another leak case

Posted by: ST on May 21, 2013 at 10:12 am » 4 Comments

Turns out, it wasn’t just the Associated Press the DOJ went after, but the administration’s least favorite network Fox News – specifically, James Rosen - for a different “leak” case (bolded emphasis added by me): A Fox News correspondent was accused in a Justice Department affidavit of being a possible criminal “co-conspirator” for his alleged role […]

 

Where is the national media on the horrific Kermit Gosnell case?

Posted by: ST on April 11, 2013 at 10:22 am » 4 Comments

The under-reporting of this story by the national mainstream media is cause for both alarm and outrage.  You’d think the sheer volume of accusations and candid, shocking testimony was just too big to ignore – but they’ve managed to largely do just that.  Connor Adams Sheets writes in the IB Times: Dr. Kermit Gosnell faces […]