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The Media’s Day of Rage

August 17, 2018 by

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More than 350 newspapers collude to write editorials denouncing Donald Trump. By Arnold Ahlert  ~  “We have met the enemy and he is us.” —”Pogo” comic strip creator Walt Kelly For those who enjoy a collective temper tantrum, few things compare to what is best described as the mainstream media’s very own “Day of Rage.” Today, […]

CNN Purchases Industrial-Sized Washing Machine To Spin News Before Publication

March 4, 2018 by

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The Babylon Bee ~ Your Trusted Source For Christian News Satire. ~  ATLANTA, GA—In order to aid the news station in preparing stories for consumption, popular news media organization CNN purchased an industrial-sized washing machine to help its journalists and news anchors spin the news before publication. The custom-made device allows CNN reporters to load […]

WashPost Hails Chelsea As ‘Polished, Practiced…Princess’

August 6, 2015 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Washington Post reporter Jessica Contrera has only been out of college a year. So is that the level of experience you choose for someone to try and pry some information out of the Clinton Machine about daughter Chelsea? Instead, we get the usual worshipful sentences, like this one: “Polished, practiced and private, Chelsea […]

Rolling Stone Editor To Leave Magazine Amid Lawsuits

July 31, 2015 by

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By Melissa Mullins ~ According to The New York Times, Will Dana, the managing editor who oversaw Rolling Stone’s trumped up UVA gang rape story, is leaving the magazine. Dana began his tenure at Rolling Stone in 1996, and after almost 20 years at the magazine he has decided that “it is time to move on,” […]

ESPN Defends Decision To Give Courage Award To Jenner In Lieu of Someone Deserving

June 5, 2015 by

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By Jack Coleman ~ Perhaps you’ve seen it — the photo of Noah Galloway, a double-amputee veteran of the Iraq war and crowd-pleasing contestant on Dancing With the Stars, with this caption — “Caitlyn Jenner won the Arthur Ashe Courage Award. The runner up was this guy: Army Veteran Noah Galloway, who lost an arm […]

CNN Mourns ‘Lost’ Media ‘Titans’ – Including Williams And Stewart

February 14, 2015 by

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By Matthew Balan ~ Frank Pallotta of CNN Money hyped in a Friday article that “in just one week, the media world has lost, in one way or another, four of its titans” – suspended NBC News anchor Brian Williams, liberal Comedy Central host Jon Stewart, CBS correspondent Bob Simon, and David Carr of the […]

Lies The Media Told Me

February 12, 2015 by

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By Edward Cline ~ Marshall McLuhan’s claim that ‘the medium is the message” is a rule of thumb adopted by today’s news media. Truth is optional, and the means by which it is delivered to the public has become a matter of “style” and bias. If truth does not comport with an established narrative, falsehood […]

Brian Williams ‘Flub’ Can Be Explained Away By ‘Science’?

February 8, 2015 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Of all the things written about the Brian Williams affair, this trend is the most hilarious: The Washington Post opining about the validity of false memory.  If this kind of article isn’t seen as the most obvious example of journalists circling wagons around a lying colleague, what could be more obvious? […]

The Media’s Cracked Crystal Ball: What Journalists Said We’d Find In 2015

January 2, 2015 by

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By Rich Noyes ~ In the 1980s and ’90s, journalists passed along expert predictions of the world as it would be in 2015. Now that the New Year has finally arrived, it might be fun to recall some of those forecasts. Keep these in mind as you hear sages confidently predict what we’ll find 20 […]

Cultural Winners and Losers Of 2014

December 28, 2014 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Looking back at our popular culture in 2014, it appears that Hollywood’s power is on the wane. Politically, the leftist celebrities and the “Rock the Vote” gang couldn’t help dig the Democrats out of their rut. Even that paragon of permissiveness Sandra Fluke couldn’t exploit her Limbaugh-victim aura […]

America’s Hopelessly Corrupt Political-Media Culture

August 29, 2014 by

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By Lawrence Sellin Ph.D. ~ The United States has dire problems at home and perilous threats from abroad, all of which are solvable, but not with the politicians who are now wielding the power and the journalists who are controlling the national dialogue, few of whom serve the interests of the country or tell the […]

Former NFL Coach Mike Ditka Slams ‘Politically Correct Idiots’ Who Want To Ban ‘Redskins’

August 21, 2014 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The Washington Post has been an eager booster of the crusade to strip the name “Redskins” from the NFL, with crusading sports columnist Mike Wise even making it into NBC’s crusading piece on Tuesday. In Wednesday’s sports section, on page 2, there was a small bit of balance. Former Chicago Bears […]

Overdoing The Death Of Robin Williams

August 17, 2014 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ There was something thoroughly distasteful about that Robin Williams press conference the other day. It sounded wrong. It looked bad. It smelled. Was it newsworthy, so much so that news networks would break into their regular afternoon programming to broadcast live the first official law enforcement press conference […]

Hollywood Mocks Chastity, Makes Virginity A Vice

August 3, 2014 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ Back in the 1950s, C.S. Lewis saw chastity as under attack with “all the contemporary propaganda for lust” that makes people “feel that the desires we are resisting are so ‘natural’, so ‘healthy’, and so reasonable, that it is almost perverse and abnormal to resist them.” You can […]

World War One – Not A War About Nothing

August 2, 2014 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Paul Kelly attacks the myth that World War I was just a colossal mistake by the leaders of every Great Power – a mere war of choice: Over time, as British historian Margaret MacMillan says, the idea arose that the Great War “was nobody’s fault or everybody’s (fault)”. From the 1960s, […]

But if the victims are white, we can’t say “racism”

November 25, 2013 by

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 By Andrew Bolt  ~  Why are so many media outlets refusing to mention a racial angle they’d scream from the mountain-top if the violence went the other way? It’s an infuriating example of political correctness: Most of New York City’s media outlets have sanitized the nature of a spate of unprovoked attacks upon hapless pedestrians […]

Hollywood’s Favorite Sleazeball Shutterbug

November 17, 2013 by

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By Michelle Malkin ~ The silence is deafening. A depraved photographer accused of abusing and exploiting young models enjoys access to the entertainment industry’s hottest female stars, from Rihanna to Lady Gaga to Beyonce to Miley Cyrus. He counts “progressive” feminist celebs among his most intimate friends. He’s even photographed President Obama. But when confronted […]

Fear And Loathing Are The New Freedoms

August 15, 2013 by

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By Edward Cline ~ Imagine that Lionsgate Television serialized Jack Abbott’s In the Belly of the Beast, shot it as a “comedy-drama” in the spirit of Mork and Mindy, complete with humorous but serious lessons in life and prolonged observations on human behavior, sans laugh tracks and yuks. Then you’d have the overall flavor of […]

Schultz One-Ups Harris-Perry’s Detroit Delusion: Motor City’s Bankruptcy Is ‘Thanks To A Lot Of Republican Policies’

July 22, 2013 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Earlier today (at NewsBusters; at BizzyBlog), I noted that MSNBC’s Melissa Harris-Perry blamed Detroit’s bankruptcy on “government (that) is small enough to drown in your bathtub,” and claimed that it reflects “exactly the kind of thing that many Republicans would impose on us.” Nothing can top that, right? Wrong. MSNBC’s Ed […]

George Zimmerman Acquitted, Media Guilty

July 14, 2013 by

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By Matthew Sheffield ~ A Sanford, Florida jury found George Zimmerman not guilty on all charges late Saturday night in the trial he faced involving the shooting death of teenager Trayvon Martin. The trial quickly became a media spectacle after supporters of Martin’s family convinced the left-leaning national press that regional law enforcement authorities had […]

Daily Kos Wants Us All To Fly The Friendly Skies For Free

April 1, 2013 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The socialists at the Daily Kos are idealists, not pragmatists. For example, the blogger known as “Troubadour” thinks everything must be “public” and “enable and promote the rights and access of each individual citizen, since otherwise government merely functions as a monopolistic private entity rather than a representative of all.” In […]

Obama Protects Hollywood

January 20, 2013 by

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By Brent Bozell ~ President Obama and Vice President Biden gathered their children for a photo-op as Obama showily signed executive orders to prevent future mass shootings. It quickly became obvious that regulating the entertainment media wasn’t part of his solution. Politics once more trumped policy. Hollywood not only went unregulated, it went unmentioned. Biden […]

Obama Swooner Lena Dunham Named One of Glamour Magazine’s ‘Women of the Year’

November 23, 2012 by

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By Lauren Thompson ~ Lena Dunham, famous for her awful sex scenes and pro-Obama ad which likened voting to losing your virginity is being hailed as one of Glamour magazine’s “Women of the Year.” Glamour declared the 26 year old was “immensely likable” and a “voice of her generation.” Reporter Emma Rosenblum couldn’t quite write […]

Liberal Media: More Powerful Than Ever

November 13, 2012 by

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By Cliff Kincaid ~ Writing before Obama won the election, Tucker Carlson and Neil Patel of the Daily Caller contended that bias, dishonesty, and corruption were helping to undermine and destroy the liberal media. “The broadcast networks, the big daily newspapers, the newsweeklies – they’re done,” they said. “It’s only a matter of time, and […]