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CNN’s Stelter Goes Ballistic Over Media As ‘Enemy Of The People’ Poll Result

April 30, 2018 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ Two Thursday polls showed that the nation’s trust in the establishment press is in the tank. CNN’s Brian Stelter went onto to Twitter to hypocritically go after one result showing that a majority of Republicans see the news media as an enemy of the American people. Quinnipiac reported that “enemy of the people” result. […]

Panic In The Newsroom: CNN, MSNBC Spend 211 Minutes Trashing Sinclair As ‘State-Run TV’

April 4, 2018 by

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By Curtis Houck ~ Since Sunday night, the liberal media have been haranguing network affiliate owner Sinclair Broadcast Group (SBG) for a new “must-run” promo that warned against “biased and false news.” The two have slammed it as Trump-backed “state-run TV” on par with China’s CCTV, Russia Today and the former Soviet outlet Pravda that […]

Snopes.com Spurs A Facebook Ruckus By ‘Fact-Checking’ Obvious CNN Satire By Babylon Bee

March 5, 2018 by

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By Tim Graham ~ When you proclaim yourself a fact-checking website, dedicated to helping people you believe are easily hornswoggled, that poor opinion of the audience can cause problems. Take satirical web sites. Do most readers understand the difference between jokey fake-news and real news? Snopes.com followed other fact-checkers in warning about the Christian satire […]

NYT’s Humorless, Fearful, Defensive Take On Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’: Threat To Press Freedom?

January 19, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Thursday’s New York Times was haughtily dismissive of the Trump-inspired “2017 Fake News Awards” posted on the RNC’s website Wednesday night: “May We Have the ‘Fake’ Envelope, Please?” The Times itself scored two of the coveted slots, one for columnist Paul Krugman claiming the markets would never recover (the Dow Jones […]

Mystery And Controversy Loom Over Trump’s Fake News Awards

January 18, 2018 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ As President Donald Trump prepares to hand out the “Fake News Awards” today to his journalist critics, a new study and a separate survey shed light on the negative news coverage of the Trump presidency and how the public defines “fake news.” On Tuesday, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders […]

1 Editor’s Battle With ‘Fake News’ AP

January 17, 2018 by

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By Lt. Colonel James G. Zumwalt, USMC (RET) ~ The television comedy show “Happy Days,” which ran for a decade (1974-1984), depicted the Cunningham family and friends living life in the 1950s. Henry Winkler played the consummate “greaser,” Arthur Fonzarelli. Known as “Fonzi,” he portrayed a character who suffered from extreme difficulty in apologizing or saying, […]

The History Of Fake News In The United States

January 2, 2018 by

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By Jarrett Stepman ~ Fake news isn’t suddenly ruining America, but putting government in charge of deciding what news is fake will. In the wake of President Donald Trump’s victory in the 2016 election, numerous media outlets ran stories claiming that many websites had published false stories that helped Trump beat Hillary Clinton. Since then […]