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Trump Blasts ‘Fake News’ And ‘Failing’ Media Outlets

February 17, 2017 by

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By Fred Lucas ~ President Donald Trump went toe-to-toe with the media at a White House press conference Thursday, using terms such as “fake news” and “failing” to describe many of the recent stories about his administration. “I turn on the TV, open the newspapers, and I see stories of chaos, chaos,” Trump said. “Yet […]

NYT’s Rutenberg Bewails ‘Outgunned’ Media In Trump Age, Throws In Castro Comparison

January 14, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ In Friday’s round-up of New York Times anti-Trump bias, the paper saw a rough road ahead for Trump cabinet choices. Meanwhile, media reporter Jim Rutenberg documented the latest go-round of Trump vs. the mainstream media, which Rutenberg claimed were “Outgunned, Outmaneuvered and in Need of a Game Plan.” And his NY […]

NYT Gallingly Hits Trump For Nazi Comparison, After Months Of Doing Same Thing To Trump

January 13, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ When Donald Trump mentioned Nazi Germany in reference to a lurid document floating around U.S. intelligence agencies, the New York Times was shocked and appalled — and deeply hypocritical, given the eagerness of the paper’s reporters, editors, and columnists to make those same comparisons against Donald Trump. Referring to a raw, […]

Who Was Behind CNN’s “Fake News” On Trump?

January 13, 2017 by

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By Cliff Kincaid ~ Senator Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said on MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow’s January 3 show, “Let me tell you, you take on the Intelligence Community, they have six ways from Sunday to get back at you. So even for a practical, supposedly hard-nosed businessman, he is being really dumb to do this.” He was […]

MSM Nightmare: ‘Fake News’ Invoked 10 Times At Trump Press Conference

January 12, 2017 by

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By P.J. Gladnick ~ So who has a bigger headache today: Margaret Sullivan of the Washington Post or CNN‘s Jim Acosta? Last week, media columnist Sullivan requested that the term “fake news” be retired and today President-elect Donald Trump threw that term against Acosta when he shut him down during his press conference.  At the press […]

WashPost Keeps Alive Russia-Grid Hacking Story Despite Spectacularly Falling Apart

January 3, 2017 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ A serious case of miscues happened to the Washington Post after reporters Juliet Eilperin and Adam Entous posted a Friday story (now time-stamped as if it was Saturday) claiming in its headline that “Russian hackers penetrated U.S. electricity grid through a utility in Vermont.” The claim, according to the utility involved, is false. As a […]

Unproven ‘Fake News’ Media Meme: Russia ‘Hacked The Elections’

December 31, 2016 by

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By Tom Blumer ~ The purveyors of what the establishment press likes to describe as “fake news” have nothing on the fake news the establishment press itself generates at the Obama administration’s behest. For example, the Associated Press, in a very late paragraph in just one of its three reports on the topic Thursday, admitted that […]