Mainstream Media

Newswire service Reuters revealed over the weekend that one of its reporters sat on an explosive story about former Rep. Beto O’Rourke (D-Texas) until after his contentious election battle against Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) last year, only publishing the story once O’Rourke officially announced his presidential candidacy. What are the details? Last Friday, Reuters exclusively
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Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) finally made headlines on Friday for reasons unrelated to accusations of anti-Semitism. In an interview with Politico Magazine, Omar harshly criticized former President Barack Obama for policies that dominated his administration, which Omar and other progressive lawmakers believe contributed to the current political climate. “We can’t be only upset with Trump,”
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Just two weeks ago, Nick Sandmann’s face was plastered across every corner of the internet after the mainstream media portrayed him as the face of a hateful group of entitled Catholic high school students who mocked a Native American man. As it turned out, the media had jumped to conclusions, resulting in countless apologies, retractions,
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It was a certified bloodbath in the mainstream media last week. According to some estimates, some 1,000 journalists lost their jobs due to layoffs, including at top media outlets like BuzzFeed and HuffPost. Over the weekend, President Donald Trump seemingly celebrated the layoffs — forcing the top editors at both BuzzFeed and HuffPost to respond.
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After special counsel Robert Mueller made the unprecedented decision to publicly dispute reporting related to the Trump-Russia investigation, BuzzFeed announced it was standing by its story, which Mueller characterized as “not accurate.” BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith said: In response to the statement tonight from the Special Counsel’s spokesman: We stand by our reporting and the
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Reporters at CNN called President Donald Trump “childish” for postponing a trip by House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) but their reaction to Pelosi’s similar act against Trump was decidedly different. CNN’s Jim Acosta’s first reaction Thursday was to call the president “childish” for using his power as commander-in-chief to shut down the Democratic lawmakers’ trip.
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Local San Diego news station KUSI-TV said Saturday it is standing by its report alleging CNN “declined to hear” from them — after CNN previously requested local perspective about the border crisis — because the news station provided CNN with a perspective that did not fit the mainstream media narrative. What happened? The Associated Press
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The Department of Homeland Security is pushing back against a CNN report that claimed Transportation Security Administration agents have staged a “sick out” — and thereby potentially compromising airport security — because they are required to work during the partial government shutdown, despite not being paid. What did CNN claim? Citing “two senior agency officials
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Kyler Murray, the star quarterback of the Oklahoma Sooners, won the Heisman Trophy on Saturday night in what was undoubtedly one of the biggest moments of his budding sports career. Unfortunately for Murray, the night ended with controversy surrounding comments he made as a young teenager. What happened? Shortly after Murray’s crowning college sports achievement,
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As the 2018 Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) winds down, the mainstream media is admitting President Trump’s economic nationalist victory in taking over the conservative movement and thus, the Republican Party. In POLITICO Magazine, Tim Alberta notes how CPAC attendees booing down of ‘Never Trump’ National Review columnist Mona Charen after she criticized Trump and French
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