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For Love Or Clickbait? Snopes.com Leaps To Correct Obviously Silly Ocasio-Cortez Items

April 18, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Snopes.com claims to be a fact-checking website, but its recent rash of Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defense items suggests it’s a liberal clickbait site. There are five items just in the first 15 days of April. None of them evaluate if AOC mangled facts. They’re all on defense. — April 15: “Did U.S. […]

The Dictionary Adds ‘White Fragility’

April 14, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ One of strangest developments in today’s internet culture is how website dictionaries, which one might presume to be objective, have dabbled in “woke” leftist politics as a way of drawing clicks. USA Today reporter Jessica Guynn, who explains her job is to explore how the digital world can […]

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 […]

Report: ‘Media Partners’ Forced Hostage-Rights Group To Withdraw Award For Mike Pompeo

April 4, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ From the “Brian Stelter Won’t Report This” file, Paul Bedard at the Washington Examiner reports that “complaints from media critics of the Trump administration” prompted a leading hostage-rights group to withdraw its “Freedom Award” to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his (and the president’s) efforts to free political prisoners around […]

Streisand’s Bizarre Michael Jackson Defense

March 31, 2019 by

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By Brent Bozell and Tim Graham ~ The Times of London published a sugary celebrity interview on March 21 titled “Barbra Streisand at 76: dog cloning, art collecting and being a grandma.” Talk about burying the lede. Social-media accounts have been whirring in outrage since it was discovered that Streisand had demonstrated such extreme sympathy […]

Radical Matt Taibbi On Russiagate: ‘Death Blow For The Reputation Of The American News Media’

March 25, 2019 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The establishment media is being roasted from the Right AND from the Left as the Russiagate conspiracy — as a criminal conspiracy/impeachment vehicle — has collapsed. Leftist author and former Rolling Stone political writer Matt Taibbi is well known for roasting right-wingers with overwrought personal attacks. But he’s drawing notice — […]

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 […]