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
CNN president Jeff Zucker ripped into Fox News over the weekend, claiming the leading cable news network is a “propaganda network” for President Donald Trump and defended the Democratic National Committee’s decision to bar Fox News from hosting Democratic presidential primary debates. What did Zucker say? During a Q&A at the South by Southwest festival
First, it was the Washington Post. Now, attorneys for Nick Sandmann — the 16-year-old Covington Catholic High School student unfairly targeted by the mainstream media in January — say CNN is the next target for a defamation lawsuit. What are the details? In an interview with Mark Levin that will air on Fox News Sunday,
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,”
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,
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.
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
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.
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
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
The GoFundMe campaign meant to help fund President Donald Trump’s border wall has now raised more than $15 million in just five days. But now the man who started the “We The People Will Fund The Wall” campaign — a triple-amputee Iraq War veteran from Florida — is coming under attack in the mainstream media.
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,
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
Thursday was a bit of a confusing day in Internet Radio Land, as both Mitchell AND Ray couldn’t make it to host their weekly show, but the always (semi) capable Ai Politics stepped in and took control. As a bit of a thought experiment, Ai logged into the radio show first, and THEN sent