Bob Woodward Blasts Media “Smugness” on Trump

Bob Woodward Blasts Media “Smugness” on Trump

By Don Irvine.   In a conversation with Axios’ Mike Allen, veteran journalist Bob Woodward criticized the media for its “smugness” when reporting on President Trump. Allen asked Woodward to comment on a statement he made last [...]
Olbermann Blames Trump for His Failure to Get CNN Job

Olbermann Blames Trump for His Failure to Get CNN Job

By Don Irvine.   Woe is he. Keith Olbermann—the loudmouth liberal who lost jobs at MSNBC, Current TV and ESPN in the last few years—is trying to get back on television and blames President Trump, in part, for his failure to land [...]
Fake News And Biased Filters Aren't Fooling Internet Users

Fake News And Biased Filters Aren’t Fooling Internet Users

The Daily Journalist.   Despite what some politicians argue, fake news and biased search algorithms aren’t swaying public opinion, finds a Michigan State University researcher. Commissioned and funded by Google, William Dutton, director [...]
Trump to Address NRA Meeting

Trump to Address NRA Meeting

By Don Irvine.   President Donald Trump is rewarding the National Rifle Association for its support of his campaign last year by speaking at the organization’s annual meeting taking place in Atlanta this week. Trump’s speech is [...]
Fox News Shuffles Primetime Lineup After O’Reilly Ouster

Fox News Shuffles Primetime Lineup After O’Reilly Ouster

By Don Irvine.   Fox News announced today that the network and star host Bill O’Reilly have parted company in the wake of sexual harassment allegations against him: “After a thorough and careful review of the allegations, the Company [...]
O’Reilly’s Ratings Soar Despite Sex Harassment Charges

O’Reilly’s Ratings Soar Despite Sex Harassment Charges

By Don Irvine.   Embattled Fox News host Bill O’Reilly saw his ratings rise substantially last week despite the fact that more than 60 advertisers have pulled ads from his show after The New York Times reported that O’Reilly and [...]
Former Obama Press Secretary Josh Earnest Joins NBC News, MSNBC as Political Analyst

Former Obama Press Secretary Josh Earnest Joins NBC News, MSNBC as Political Analyst

By Don Irvine.   Josh Earnest, who served as White House Press Secretary for the last 2 1/2 years of Barack Obama’s presidency, has joined NBC News and MSNBC as a political analyst, according to an announcement from the networks on [...]
Cronkite Award for Ramos signals a more partisan age in journalism

Cronkite Award for Ramos signals a more partisan age in journalism

By Joe Concha.   It was announced on Monday that Univision and Fusion lead anchor Jorge Ramos will be honored with a 2017 Walter Cronkite Award next month in Washington for “advancing the conversation about what divides [...]
NY Times Executive Editor: WaPo’s New “Democracy Dies In Darkness” Slogan Sounds Like a Batman Movie

NY Times Executive Editor: WaPo’s New “Democracy Dies In Darkness” Slogan Sounds Like a Batman Movie

By Don Irvine.   New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet chided The Washington Post over its new masthead slogan, “Democracy Dies in Darkness,” as something that sounds more like it belongs in a Batman movie and not on the [...]
Slight Majority of Americans Think Media Coverage of Trump is Too Tough

Slight Majority of Americans Think Media Coverage of Trump is Too Tough

By Don Irvine.   A new Wall Street Journal/NBC News poll finds that slightly more than half of Americans think that the media’s coverage of President Trump has been too critical. The poll found that 51% of Americans think the media [...]
Flashback: Democratic Pollster Pat Caddell Called the Media the “Enemy of the American People” in 2012 [Video]

Flashback: Democratic Pollster Pat Caddell Called the Media the “Enemy of the American People” in 2012 [Video]

  By Don Irvine.   President Trump escalated his battle with the liberal media on Friday when he tweeted that they were “the enemy of the American people,” but he wasn’t the first person to place that label on them. Follow Donald [...]
Trump at War with Media Scoundrels

Trump at War with Media Scoundrels

  By Stephen Lendman.   He’s right calling them “the most dishonest human beings on earth.” Well, almost. The same goes for most US and other Western politicians. They lie and deceive. They betray their constituents.  They [...]
Deborah Turness Out as NBC News President

Deborah Turness Out as NBC News President

By Don Irvine.   NBC News president Deborah Turness has been named the president of NBC News International, which is the network’s side of a new partnership with EuroNews, a pan-European satellite news service based in Lyon, France. [...]
Dan Rather Launches “News and Guts” Facebook Page to Combat Fake News

Dan Rather Launches “News and Guts” Facebook Page to Combat Fake News

By Don Irvine.   Former CBS Evening News anchor Dan Rather has launched a new Facebook page to ferret out real news from what he considers to be the fake news that has proliferated since the election: Please join me on an exciting [...]
Trump Versus CNN

Trump Versus CNN

By Stephen Lendman. \ Cable television’s first news network, founded in 1980 by media mogul Ted Turner, is now its least reputable, its credibility in tatters, its ratings way down since Trump’s election. MSNBC also lost viewership. [...]
Politics Behind NYT's Misuse of Language

Politics Behind NYT’s Misuse of Language

    By Peter J. Wallison.     The country’s wide political divisions are causing a serious corruption of the language we use daily in the United States. Important and descriptive words that once had a clearly understood [...]
Can the blockchain kill fake news?

Can the blockchain kill fake news?

By David Andolfatto.   Not actually fake news, but good for a good laugh!  Bloomberg View columnist Megan McArdle has an interesting article on fake news: Fact-Checking’s Infinite Regress Problem. Fake news constitutes blocks [...]
Relentless Media War on Trump

Relentless Media War on Trump

By Stephen Lendman.   Throughout his campaign and post-election triumph, media scoundrels bashed him relentlessly – an unprecedented war, aimed at delegitimizing and undermining him, continuing post-inauguration. Earlier The New [...]
Trump Tweets to Fight Back Against “Dishonest Media”

Trump Tweets to Fight Back Against “Dishonest Media”

\ By Don Irvine. President-elect Donald Trump, who rode his tweets all the way to the White House, told Fox News’ Ainsley Earhardt that he really doesn’t like to tweet, but does it to combat what he sees as a dishonest media. “Look, [...]
To be or not to be connected: The right to be (dis)connected

To be or not to be connected: The right to be (dis)connected

      By Jasna Cosabic.   From the proclaimed right to be connected to the evolving right to be disconnected, only few years have passed. However in internet sphere, prompted by the fast developing world of technologies, [...]