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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 […]

NYT’s Chozick: ‘Cruel Twist’ That Hillary’s Loss ‘Ignited’ A Feminist Movement

January 15, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Bye-bye Hillary? Clinton-beat reporter (and reliable Clinton cheerleader) Amy Chozick’s profile on the front of the New York Times Sunday Review featured the headline “Without Her.” It was a regretful (possible) goodbye to Hillary the high-profile feminist heroine, while crediting her with igniting the #MeToo movement, and postponing mention of her […]

NYT’s Passive, Misleading Coverage Of Iran Political Protests Draws Mockery, Outrage

January 3, 2018 by

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By Clay Waters ~ As the protests in cities and towns across Iran enter their sixth day, the New York Times has caught a lot of flak in the wake of its passive, often misleading initial coverage of the political uprising again the mullahs and (moderate) President Hassan Rouhani, as people rebel against the oppressive […]

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 […]

Christmas Miracle: Trump Gets Liberal NY Times To Embrace Poor FBI Against GOP Attacks

December 26, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ How do you get the liberals at the New York Times to embrace America’s internal surveillance agencies? Get President Trump and Republicans to criticize them. Saturday’s off-lead story by Adam Goldman and Maggie Haberman, “Hurdle Facing F.B.I. Chief? The President – Politics hard to Avoid as Trump Weighs In.” The Republicans […]

New York Times Defends Mueller Against ‘Drunk…Conspiracists’ At Fox News

December 15, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ Robert Mueller is the liberal New York Times‘ new favorite prosecutor. (Being criticized by Donald Trump and the Republican Congress will do that to you.) Reporters Nicholas Fandos and Charlie Savage praised deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein’s defense of Mueller in “Firm Defense of Mueller As Republicans Attack.” And a Times lead […]

NYT: ‘Stern’ Stand On ‘Hero’ Franken May Make Dems ‘Unassailable’ On ‘Moral High Ground

December 9, 2017 by

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By Clay Waters ~ The New York Times is still trying to spin the congressional sex scandals in the Democrats’ direction, as demonstrated in three stories Friday virtually bragging that their stand on Franken will put them on the “unassailable” “high ground” for Campaign 2018. The lead story tackled the “emotional” resignation speech on Democratic […]