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, [...]
Trump Scorches the Media in First Press Conference Since Election

Trump Scorches the Media in First Press Conference Since Election

  By Don Irvine. In his first press conference since winning the election, President-elect Donald Trump scorched the liberal media as he answered a wide variety of questions. During the press conference, Trump called Buzzfeed—which [...]
NYT Frantic Over Growing Russian/Turkish Ties

NYT Frantic Over Growing Russian/Turkish Ties

By Stephen Lendman.   Russia, Turkey and Iran formed a trilateral alliance for achieving cessation of hostilities and conflict resolution in Syria – Washington excluded from participation for obvious reasons. Russian and Iranian [...]
Greta Van Susteren Invites Fox News Viewers to Watch Her MSNBC Show

Greta Van Susteren Invites Fox News Viewers to Watch Her MSNBC Show

\ By Don Irvine.   Greta Van Susteren, who abruptly left Fox News last September after 14 years at the network, appeared on the Rachel Maddow Show on Thursday, appealing to her Fox fans to follow her over to her new MSNBC show, which [...]
Adding Insult to Injury—Hillary Clinton Makes GQ’s “Least Influential People Of 2016” List

Adding Insult to Injury—Hillary Clinton Makes GQ’s “Least Influential People Of 2016” List

By Don Irvine.   If you thought Hillary Clinton’s year couldn’t get any worse, it just did, with the former Democratic presidential nominee being named to GQ’s “Least Influential People Of 2016” list. GQ’s Drew Magary wasn’t [...]
N.Y. Times Public Editor Rips Paper for Lack of Diversity in Newsroom

N.Y. Times Public Editor Rips Paper for Lack of Diversity in Newsroom

By Don Irvine.   New York Times public editor Liz Spayd criticized the newspaper on Saturday for preaching diversity, but not practicing it in the newsroom: “The Times can be relentless in questioning the diversity at other institutions; [...]
Help Wanted: Newspapers Struggle to Find Pro-Trump Columnists

Help Wanted: Newspapers Struggle to Find Pro-Trump Columnists

By Don Irvine.   With Donald Trump just 39 days away from being inaugurated as the 45th president of the United States, newspapers are hanging out the “help wanted” sign as they struggle to find pro-Trump columnists to write for [...]
She’s Back: Hillary Hyping Fake News

She’s Back: Hillary Hyping Fake News

By Stephen Lendman. People should only be concerned about government and media scoundrels’ news, information and opinion – all fake, all the time, Big Lies and deception, toxic stuff on issues mattering most. Reliable sources were [...]
CNN’s Jake Tapper Rips Slate for “Ridiculous and False” Story about Kellyanne Conway

CNN’s Jake Tapper Rips Slate for “Ridiculous and False” Story about Kellyanne Conway

By Don Irvine.   CNN’s Jake Tapper criticized Slate for publishing a misleading story about Trump campaign manager Kellyanne Conway, saying that her remarks at a Politico event had been taken out of context, according to his sources. Slate [...]
Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and You Tube Conspire to Censor Online Content

Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and You Tube Conspire to Censor Online Content

By Stephen Lendman.   Powerful interests in America threaten alternative sources of news, information and opinion. Microsoft, Facebook, Twitter and You Tube announced plans for a joint Internet censorship database on the phony pretext [...]
Greta Van Susteren: Fake News Proliferation Due to Poor Reporting

Greta Van Susteren: Fake News Proliferation Due to Poor Reporting

  By Don Irvine.        Former Fox News anchor Greta Van Susteren takes journalists to task for the proliferation of fake news, in an op-ed in The Los Angeles Times on Monday. Van Susteren said that while fake news is a [...]
CNN President Zucker: We’ll Hold Trump Administration’s “Feet to the Fire”

CNN President Zucker: We’ll Hold Trump Administration’s “Feet to the Fire”

By Don Irvine.   CNN Worldwide president Jeff Zucker is the latest media executive to chime in on how his company will cover the Trump administration, telling attendees at a dinner on Tuesday for the Committee to Protect Journalists [...]