media bias

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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President Donald Trump’s administration is pushing back on a media report that claimed no new walls had been built along the southern border with Mexico. The Daily Mail published a story on Thursday that said the Trump has built “ZERO new walls despite claiming otherwise for months,” citing a statement from U.S. Customs and Border Protection
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A so-called “bipartisan” letter from 58 national security officials condemning the president’s use of an emergency declaration for border security has almost nothing “bipartisan” about it. In fact, it’s a document signed by a who’s who of top Obama administration officials and fiercely anti-Trump figures. But that didn’t stop the media from reporting the story
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) joined an online social media implosion among the left over the announcement from CNN that they would hire on a contributor known for her conservative activism. CNN hired on Sarah Isgur, a former spokeswoman for Republican Jeff Sessions, as the political editor for their 2020 election coverage. Ocasio-Cortez expressed outrage that
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A court filing in the special counsel’s case against Roger Stone was widely interpreted in the mainstream press as explosive new evidence of the Trump confidant’s contacts with WikiLeaks and Russian operatives Prosecutors said Friday that search warrants used in the special counsel’s investigation revealed communications that Stone had with WikiLeaks and Guccifer 2.0. Various
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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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CNN compared the southern border crisis to Hollywood fiction on “New Day” Wednesday and played clips from the 2018 film Sicario: Day of the Soldado to illustrate their point. CNN reporter Miguel Marquez narrated the piece which intertwined clips of cartel violence from the film with news headlines and immigration soundbites from President Donald Trump.
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‘Empire’ star Jussie Smollett (New York Times) Chicago Police did confirm that “Empire” Actor Jussie Smollett has been hospitalized after a possibly racially motivated attack at a Subway store at 2:00 AM. TMZ reported that “sources close to the Actor” said “he was walking to Subway to get something to eat at 2 AM
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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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Digital company INE Entertainment said in a statement Monday that they fired a journalist who tweeted a horrible message against the Covington Catholic High School students who were being smeared by the media. “We were surprised and upset to see the inflammatory and offensive rhetoric used on Erik Abriss’ Twitter account this weekend. He worked
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The office of Special Counsel Robert Mueller disputed a BuzzFeed report claiming that Michael Cohen told prosecutors that President Trump instructed him to lie to Congress about Russia One of BuzzFeed’s reporters claimed to have seen documents corroborating its bombshell report BuzzFeed is declining to comment on ‘who saw what and when’ BuzzFeed News is
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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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The special counsel’s office is disputing a bombshell report published by BuzzFeed alleging that President Trump instructed Michael Cohen to lie to Congress. “BuzzFeed’s description of specific statements to the Special Counsel’s Office, and characterization of documents and testimony obtained by this office, regarding Michael Cohen’s Congressional testimony are not accurate,” Special Counsel Spokesman
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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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CNN’s Brian Stelter gave a bizarre criticism of media coverage during the 2016 election on his show “Reliable Sources,” when he admitted that he didn’t cover “racial resentment” enough. “Let me level with you since the start of the new year, I thought about leading off this program about President Trump’s insults against Democrats,” said
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Virtually every media outlet claimed conservatives were “outraged” by a video of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez dancing as a college student. The source of these articles was a single anonymous Twitter account, with a handful of other trolls joining in. The incident was just the latest example of the media manufacturing right-wing outrage. Obviously, the media
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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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The Associated Press is being criticized heavily on social media over their classless reporting on the sudden death of Bre Payton, a conservative commentator who wrote for The Federalist. While offering details about Payton’s untimely death, the AP report pointed out that the 26-year-old had criticized the media recently, something that many saw as a
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Donald Trump Jr. responded on Wednesday to Democratic Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after she criticized Washington D.C. news reports for not having enough reliable sources. The New York Democratic socialist said a day earlier that “one disappointment about DC [sic] is the gossip that masquerades as ‘reporting.’” Ocasio-Cortez was referring to an article published by
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