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LOL: NBC News President Claims We’re ‘Ferociously Defending’ Objectivity

January 21, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ MRC’s Brent Baker called it the “Unintentional laugh of the week.” NBC News president Noah Oppenheim granted an interview to Tom Jones of the liberal Poynter Institute to talk about the news business, and Oppenheim’s claims about NBC’s objectivity are jaw-dropping. When he was asked what NBC aims to offer its […]

No Fact-Checking For Biden’s Atlanta Smears

January 15, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ One of the most frustrating things about “fact checkers” is how they leap on conservative rhetoric against Democrats as “false” or “missing context,” but let Democrats say the wildest, nastiest things about conservatives, and they get a pass. For example, PolitiFact pounced on Sen. David Perdue of Georgia as a “Pants […]

WashPost’s Greta Thunberg Tongue – Bath Shows They Don’t Like Democracy In A Climate ‘Crisis’

January 4, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The Washington Post touts itself as the activists who live by the maxim Democracy Dies in Darkness. But in reality, when it comes to issue like climate change, the Left doesn’t trust Democracy to get anything accomplished. The literal poster child for this view is teenaged radical Greta Thunberg, honored on […]

ABC Saves Biden’s Bacon In Year – End Roundup

January 1, 2022 by

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By Tim Graham ~ One of the most disturbing concepts in politics is the media elite providing the “first draft of history.” You can test-drive this with a look at ABC’s two-hour year-end special on December 27. It was mostly about celebrities and athletes and some natural disasters. But when President Biden came up, ABC was […]

Amazon Supports Democracy Dying In Darkness

December 30, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ There’s something remarkably phony on the front page of every Washington Post proclaiming their motto “Democracy Dies in Darkness.” A new investigative report from Reuters found that the Post’s owners at Amazon are partners in a propaganda project with communist China. Reuters began by revealing that Amazon knuckled under and banned […]

Get Back! NPR Finds Racism In The Beatles

December 27, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Beatles fans of all ages can flock to Disney Plus for a new documentary called “Get Back” that reassembles footage of John, Paul, George, and Ringo creating music as the band begins to dissolve. NPR used the occasion for guilt-trip clickbait: “How did we get stuck with the idea that four […]

Becket Adams: Dana Milbank’s ‘Study’ Of Anti-Biden Bias Is Hot Garbage

December 17, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ From the Department of I Told You So: Washington Examiner media reporter Becket Adams discovered that Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank’s “study” comparing Trump coverage to Biden coverage using a computer turned out to be hot garbage, despite being quoted and celebrated on CNN and MSNBC. Or as Adams put it, “after some […]

NY Times Op-Ed Writer Rants Against ‘Whiteness’ Ruining A Little Lawn Library

December 8, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ White Americans can confess that when it comes to race, they’re often puzzled by how the most innocent actions can be transformed by angry black writers into imagined racial hostility. On Sunday, The New York Times published a nutty little piece by Erin Aubry Kaplan asking “Is My Little Library Contributing […]

Politico Found A Way To Blame The Omicron Variant On TRUMP

December 2, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Joe Biden has been president for more than ten months, and the Omicron variant has only been news for a few days. But somehow, Politico energetically found a way to blame Omicron infections on Donald Trump! Health reporter Erin Banco found conveniently anonymous experts to slam Trump (no partisan or ideological […]

Daily Beast: Anonymous Politico Reporters Lament Young In-House ‘Woke Police’

December 1, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ In a bit of a surprise, the fiercely liberal Daily Beast published an article on the internal goings-on at Politico, especially the part about a “woke police” on staff – like we’ve seen at The New York Times and other Old Media outlets. Zachary Petrizzo and Lachlan Cartwright rounded up the […]

Joy Reid And White Male Tears

November 20, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ MSNBC host Joy Reid is the only minority host on her network from noon to midnight, so it’s only natural she would be most expected to lecture on the evils of whiteness, especially white male-ness. It can even happen on her social media accounts. On November 16, Reid took to TikTok […]

Brian Stelter Can’t Handle The Truth

November 11, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ No one can be surprised that when Democrats lose elections (and almost lose elections that “weren’t supposed to be close”), the liberals blame an infernal “right-wing media machine.” That’s what Brian Stelter did in his Reliable Sources podcast on November 4. Stelter turned to professor Brian Rosenwald, author of the book Talk Radio’s […]

Climate Democracy Dies In Darkness

November 9, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ A British socialist group calling itself the Center for Countering Digital Hate has issued a report on what it calls the “Toxic Ten” – so-called “fringe” websites spreading “climate change denial.” The ten include our group, the Media Research Center, as well as Breitbart, the Daily Wire, Townhall Media, Newsmax, The […]

The Democrats Lose, Claim They Have No Media Support!

November 6, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The terrible election results for Democrats are going to lead to some terrible conclusions. One might be the assumption that these bad results reflect a media that’s too hostile to the Democrats. Greg Sargent of The Washington Post tweeted this lame summary from former Obama aide Dan Pfeiffer: “Republicans have a […]

Does Alec Baldwin Deserve Decency?

October 28, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ It was probably the worst day of Alec Baldwin’s life when he accidentally shot and killed cinematographer Halyna Hutchins on the set of the movie Rust on October 21. It’s a time to feel terrible about a 42-year-old woman with a husband and a young son. Then CNN’s Jake Tapper used it […]

CNN’s Oliver Darcy Tattles On Fox For Daring To Be Different Than CNN

October 24, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Oliver Darcy of CNN’s Media Unit attempted to tattle on Fox News Channel in their so-called “Reliable Sources” newsletter on Tuesday night. His headline was “Guess which network didn’t carry the 1/6 proceedings.” Oh horrors, “over on Fox, the channel whose top host has mocked the very fact there was an insurrection on January […]

Misty Memories For ‘Colin Powell Republicans’

October 23, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ When the sad news broke that Gen. Colin Powell had died of complications from COVID-19, much of the coverage was reverent of his decades of public service and his status as the first black National Security Adviser, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Secretary of State. Colleagues like former […]

Libs LOVE LA Times Columnist: ‘Both-Siderism’ In Journalism Is Failing The Public!

October 18, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Liberal partisans who want to crush any shred of fairness in reporting are latching on to a Friday column in the Los Angeles Times by Jackie Calmes, who was an “objective” reporter for decades. The headline was “Why journalists are failing the public with ‘both-siderism’ in political coverage.” Jay Rosen, the […]

Twitter Mob Alert! Everyone Knows Too Much Of ‘Airplane!’ Couldn’t Be In A Movie Today

October 17, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ In the New York Post, David Zucker, co-creator of the hilarious 1980 movie Airplane! (not to mention the under-appreciated Top Secret) penned an op-ed on how the canceling Twitterati are killing comedy. He recalled celebrating the 20th anniversary, early last year: Just before the world shut down, Paramount held a screening […]

White House Fakery Defended By Fact Checkers

October 15, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ When is a fake setting not a fake setting? When Joe Biden sits in front of it. The “independent fact checkers” – a phrase that in itself strains credulity – leaped to defend President Biden after he received a COVID booster shot in the Old Executive Office Building on September 27. […]

Fiscal Conservatives Can’t Like The Polls

October 14, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Democrats are feeling gloomy as their “infrastructure” bills are stuck in a fight between leftists and “centrists.” Many predict that if these huge spending bills could be passed, then the midterm prospects for Biden and his party would look much brighter. Will Saletan at Slate tweeted for the optimists: “Soon the […]

Gallup: Trust In The Media Sinks To 36 Percent, Second Lowest Ever

October 8, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ Can the mistrust of the media get much greater? Gallup pollsters reported on Thursday that American trust in the media “to report the news fully, accurately and fairly has edged down four percentage points since last year to 36 percent, making this year’s reading the second lowest in Gallup’s trend.” Overall, just seven […]

Facebook, The New Evil Empire?

October 7, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ In the last few years, Facebook has become Public Enemy #1 in the media’s imagination, and Mark Zuckerberg is suddenly the creepy James Bond villain. Celebrated PBS filmmaker Ken Burns even ranted on a podcast that Zuckerberg was an “enemy of the state” who should be in jail. After Facebook went […]

WashPost Style Guide Updated To Curtail The Exclusionary Use Of ‘Pregnant Women’

October 5, 2021 by

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By Tim Graham ~ The hottest trend in liberal media terminology continues! Luke Gentile at the Washington Examiner reported The Washington Post officially updated its stylebook to de-emphasize the term “pregnant women” in favor of “pregnant individuals” to reflect their aerobic efforts “striving to be as inclusive as possible.” The change was announced on Twitter on […]