Browsing All posts tagged under »Fake News«

Mr. History Explains

October 21, 2020 by

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A Dry Bones Cartoon ~ Looking back at these crazy times. Fake news. Censored stories. A misinformed public. The death of impartial and unbiased journalism. Read more by Yaakov Kirschen at Dry Bones . http://drybonesblog.blogspot.com/

New York Times Publisher: Trump Hates Us, But We’re Fair, Accurate, And Unbiased

September 26, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Fresh in the wake of a New York Times factual face-plant over some sort of a non-accusing accuser of Brett Kavanaugh, Times publisher Arthur Gregg Sulzberger accused President Trump of weaponizing the term “fake news” in a talk at Brown University on Monday, which became a 3,400-word Times essay titled “The Growing Threat […]

One Horrific Weekend

August 7, 2019 by

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Plus: The Left’s Reaction Fake News Isn’t Helping Focus, Please In Other News  ~ Gary Bauer  ~     The nation was reeling over the weekend from the horrific mass shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. As you know, at least 31 people were killed and more than 50 were wounded. President Trump […]

Democracy Won’t Die? WashPost Columnist Advises Citizens To ‘Tune Out The News’

May 17, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ We’ve been told in recent years that to be critical of the news is to be critical of democracy itself. So it was a bit shocking that in the newspaper that screeches on each front page that “Democracy dies in darkness” ran its own columnist asking “Do we owe it to […]

Ha! WashPost Lawyers Claim ‘Politics Has Nothing To Do’ With Its Covington Fake News

April 11, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The Washington Post — through its hot-shot lawyers at Williams & Connolly — has filed a motion to dismiss the lawsuit by Nicholas Sandmann over the paper’s overwrought and thoroughly biased coverage of the so-called “mob” of Covington Catholic high school students. However the judge rules on the merits, the Post’s […]

Byron York: So Much ‘Intense Media Speculation’ Turned Out To Be….Fake News

March 24, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Liberal expectations were dashed. Byron York at the Washington Examiner reacted to Robert Mueller sending his report to the Justice Department with no further indictments by making a list of “5 things that didn’t happen in the Mueller investigation.” It quickly became clear that the media intensely speculated about a pile […]

Good, Bad And Ugly: How The Media Covered False Smear Of Covington Kids

January 23, 2019 by

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By Kyle Drennen ~ Before all the facts were known, the media ran with a story accusing pro-life activists from Covington Catholic High School of racism during an altercation with left-wing demonstrators at the Lincoln Memorial after the March for Life on Friday. That false narrative began to fall apart almost immediately, once additional video […]

Tucker Mocks CNN for Awarding ‘Journalist of the Year’ to Fake News Maker

December 21, 2018 by

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By Nicholas Fondacaro  ~    On Thursday, Germany’s largest newspaper, Der Spiegel suffered a massive embarrassment when it was discovered that one of their more prominent reporters, Claas Relotius, made-up many of his stories. To make the discovery even funnier, CNN had once given him their “Journalist of the Year” commendation. It was an opportunity Fox News Channel […]

What Else Does Burnside Believe That’s Clearly Bull?

December 2, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ Confirmation bias: when you are so desperate to believe Donald Trump is a moron that you will believe any crazy thing, no matter how obviously fake. And to think Julian Burnside QC is actually a lawyer! How many signals are there in that one tweet that shout – SHOUT – that […]

Media Skip Farrakhan, Hype ‘Nazi’ Prom

November 18, 2018 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ It’s very easy for media elites in Manhattan to decide that one tweet can prove that small towns in Wisconsin are stuffed with racists and anti-Semites. On November 12, ABC, CBS, and NBC all leaped on a tweet from the left-wing talk show “The Young Turks.” It showed […]

Fake News Threatens Our Nation

November 1, 2018 by

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By Star Parker ~ President Donald Trump was right to tweet out: “There is great anger in our Country caused in part by inaccurate, and even fraudulent reporting of the news. The Fake News Media, the true enemy of the people, must stop the open & obvious hostility & report the news honestly and fairly. […]

Hateful Hyatt: Hotel Chain Bows to SPLC Mob, Bans Conservative Groups

October 6, 2018 by

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By Gabriel Hays  ~   On Thursday, Brigitte Gabriel’s organization ACT for America took to social media to reveal that Hyatt Hotels had barred the group from usage of its facilities for a conference at the behest of lefty groups such as the Southern Poverty Law Center. In a letter posted to Twitter, ACT’s grassroots director Thomas Hern slammed the Hotel chain […]

When the Left Resorts to Other Means…

September 5, 2018 by

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By James Shott ~     Why is it that leftists feel it’s necessary to put their fingers on the scale to tip it in their favor, or will work to change the rules to achieve their purposes, with little or no hesitation in doing so? We saw this when the Obama IRS punished conservative applicants for nonprofit […]

The Demo Degradation of American Patriotism

August 23, 2018 by

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The greatest threat to the First Amendment and freedom of the press is the Leftmedia. By Mark Alexander ~  “Patriotism is as much a virtue as justice, and is as necessary for the support of societies as natural affection is for the support of families.” —Benjamin Rush (1773) In a non-contextual defense of the mass media, […]

Fake Blake News: WashPost Reporter Fails In Fact Checking 101 On Sarah Sanders

August 5, 2018 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Washington Post political reporter Aaron Blake should not submit his name for the “Fact Checker” desk at the Post. Because he’s not good at it. He wrote a piece titled “Sarah Huckabee Sanders indicts the media — on bogus, Trumped-up charges.” He also tweeted out his take on her “exaggerations or […]

Showtime Fakes News For The Left

July 22, 2018 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ CBS’s pay-cable Showtime channel is the latest backer of con artist/”comedian” Sacha Baron Cohen’s performance art, as in the movies Borat and Bruno. It’s a new TV show called Who Is America? and is designed, as usual, to mock Americans – mostly conservatives — as gullible and stupid. […]

UN Bias: Savages Trump For What Obama Did

July 5, 2018 by

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By Andrew Bolt ~ More fake news attacking Trump, courtesy of an outrageously biased United Nations and Leftist media An uncritical Reuters headline says it all: “America’s poor becoming more destitute under Trump: U.N. expert”. The Hill’s equally blase headline: “UN poverty official: Trump exacerbating inequality.” The report — really a first-person narrative — released […]

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 […]