Trump Derangement Syndrome takes down a brilliant mind

By Dave Andrusko Nancy Gibbs is the former editor in chief for TIME magazine (in the days when it was a player) and currently holds the prestigious positions of director of the Shorenstein Center and the visiting Edward R. Murrow professor at Harvard Kennedy School. In other words, you can’t possess much better media credentials …

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Unfunny: WashPost Loves ‘Unpregnant,’ the ‘Zany’ Abortion Comedy

By Sergie Daez Abortion is a humorous subject, according to Rachel Lee Goldenberg’s film, Unpregnant, and you can practically hear the guffaws from the Washington Post newsroom. Post writer Sonia Rao did some free PR for the movie, which is about two underage girls on a road trip to procure an abortion in a state …

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“Twitter Moments” Promotes DNC Convention Five Times More than RNC

By Corinne Weaver and Kayla Sargent Twitter isn’t just more favorable to the left — it’s wildly more supportive. The company’s trend-setting Twitter Moments account gave massively more favorable attention to the Democrat National Convention over the Republican convention. During the RNC and the DNC conventions, Twitter Moments posts were five times more favorable toward the Democrats than they …

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A Communications Prof’s creative nonsense for taking down the President he hates

By Dave Andrusko Reading “Can ‘Metajournalism’ Save Old Media—and Unmask Trump?”  by Seth Abramson took me way, way back to my graduate school days at the University of Minnesota in 1979-1981. I was in Journalism School at one of the very best J-schools in the country while working full-time for what was (at that juncture) …

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PolitiFact’s Pants-On-Fire Claims of Neutrality

By Tim Graham  Apparently, the proper role of the “independent fact checker” in today’s presidential campaign is to present the consistent opinion that Joe Biden is a force for truth and light, and Donald Trump is a rampaging liar who never says anything true. No one should suggest that these “fact checker” groups need to …

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Over First Three Nights, MSNBC CENSORED 121 Minutes of GOP Convention

By Scott Whitlock MSNBC REALLY doesn’t want to cover the Republican National Convention. Over the first three nights, the liberal cable channel censored 121 minutes of the RNC, constantly dropping out of speeches to “fact check” Republican speakers or assertions.  On the first night, MSNBC skipped 33 minutes and 50 seconds. It increased to 37 …

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NewsBusters Podcast with Tim Graham: Stelter’s ‘Hoax’ Book, Convention ‘Fact Checking’

By Newsbusters Staff n the latest edition of the NewsBusters Podcast, Tim Graham addresses the brand-new book by CNN’s in-house Fox basher, Brian Stelter. His Fox-bashing book is titled HOAX: Donald Trump, Fox News, and the Dangerous Distortion of Truth. It’s selling like hotcakes in the feverish world of Trump haters. Stelter is selling it on his …

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Brian Stelter Demands Incessant Break-Ins of Republican Convention ‘Stream of Lying’

By Tim Graham  On Sunday’s Reliable Sources, CNN host Brian Stelter played his usual role as enforcer of liberal bias, insisting the networks must create an imbalance in how they cover conventions. CNN was right to allow two hours a night of Democrat advertising, he said, but the Republicans must be interrupted incessantly because it will be …

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Washington Post settles with pro-life teen wrongly maligned in rush to judgment news coverage

By Dave Andrusko Editor’s note. My family will be gone on vacation through August 24. During that span we’ll run prior posts from the past year that remain timely and/or were particularly well-received. We will also add a new story or two as events dictate. Two down and hopefully more to go. Fox News’ Joseph …

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As Trust in the Media Drops, Reporters Continue to Show Bias

By Laura Echevarria, NRLC Director of Communications and Press Secretary Editor’s note. This appeared in the August digital edition of National Right to Life News. I’m hoping that you are reading the entire issue and passing its contents along to family and friends. Today’s news media has a major problem: much of the public distrusts …

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What might this breakthrough in the habitual use of pro-abortion language by the NYTimes and the Washington Post mean?

By Dave Andrusko What do these three sayings have in common? Rome wasn’t built in a day. Small beginnings are the launching pad to great endings. All great things have small beginnings. They are three illustrations (of countless examples) of foundational truths that pro-lifers live by. Our Movement is Built on faith that we can …

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WashPost Columnist Rants About ‘One-Two Punch’ of Prejudice Against Biden’s Veep Pick

By P.J. Gladnick Editor’s note. Sullivan’s column ran just prior to Joe Biden choosing Sen. Kamala Harris to be his running mate. Washington Post media columnist Margaret Sullivan lined up on the Left as usual and made her case for slamming vice-presidential pick critics as sexists and racists in her Tuesday column, “With Biden likely to pick a …

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