By Maria V. Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation When I began working as a secular journalist, the Associated Press stylebook became my Bible. Although the AP stylebook has many competitors, it remains enormously influential. The AP stylebook prescribes the language that is approved for usage for news stories. I quickly learned that, in my …Continue reading "AP’s biased descriptions allow pro-abortion assumptions and psychology to worm their way into countless publications"
By Anne Marie Williams, RN, BSN A recent NPR [National Public Radio] Life Kit article, “What to Do if You – or Someone You Love – Is Going Through Pregnancy Loss”,” touched on some key points of the grieving process after miscarriage and stillbirth while glossing over or failing to mention others. Interestingly, some of …Continue reading "NPR omits discussion of preborn child’s humanity from print version of story on pregnancy loss"
By Mark Finkelstein On a recent Tiffany Cross’s MSNBC show, in a segment on abortion and Mississippi’s effort to overturn Roe v. Wade, MSNBC regular Elie Mystal twice portrayed pro-life people as treating women like “incubators with mouthparts.” Pro-life people would reject Mystal’s foul metaphor. They would instead point out that Mystal and his ilk …Continue reading "MSNBC Regular Mystal: Pro-Lifers Treat Women ‘Like Incubators With Mouthparts’"
By Dave Andrusko It’s a common pro-abortion lament/call to action, so let’s fill in the blank. In order to “normalize” abortion, we (meaning both everyday women and men but especially the entertainment media) must “Shout Your Abortion,” or announce “No Mother’s Day For Me Just Yet. Thank you!” or “See More Parents Having Abortions in …Continue reading "Abortion advocate calls for a “radical reconception” so that parents of children can see that “It can be a serious act of love to have an abortion”"
By Dave Andrusko Not—I repeat not—a good few days for the Abortion Industry and its faithful media enablers. First, news leaks out that the eleven affiliates of NARAL are hopping mad over the national office’s decision to centralize everything. As the Huffington Post put it, “As the Strategic Roadmap lays out, NARAL intends to turn …Continue reading "Kate Smith, “Planned Parenthood’s ambassador to CBS News,” quits"
By Tim Graham Editor’s note. This is excerpted from a post that appeared at Newsbusters and is reposted with permission. David Rutz at Fox News reported that liberal Russian-born American journalist Julia Ioffe offered an inside look at liberal-media frustration at being so carefully managed by Team Biden. Once again, courageous reporters complain anonymously. This was …Continue reading "Truth: Democrats Have a ‘Much Thinner Skin’ with the Press, ‘Expect You to Be on Their Side’"
By Tim Graham Editor’s note. The situation this repost of a story we ran a year ago courtesy of Newsbusters describes has grown even worse. To use a current term, reporters have weaponized their stories, barely even pretending to be non-partisan or to hint there is another side. Pro-lifers, of course, are a particularly disfavored …Continue reading "News Pages, Editorial Pages — Who Can Tell the Difference Any More?"
By Dave Andrusko Before we dissect the latest pro-abortion harangue by the New York Times’ Linda Greenhouse [“The Sound of Silence on Abortion”], it’s instructive to read what follows her plea/threat for corporate pro-abortion activism– or else. It reads, “The Times is committed to publishing a diversity of letters to the editor.” Of course, any “diverse” letters against …Continue reading "Pro-abortion NYTimes opinion writer calls on corporations to blackmail states that pass protective abortion laws"
By Curtis Houck Along with its ongoing ethical problems, a deceptive marketing campaign, and a continued hatred for non-liberal voices, it’s been a terrible, horrible, no good, very bad year for the Jeffrey Zucker-led CNN. And as per the latest Nielsen ratings, CNN has continued to hemorrhage viewers with primetime and entire day total viewership …Continue reading "CNN’s Ratings Go Down the Toilet, Tumbling Over 70 Percent Since January"
By Bill D’Agostino Fact checkers are just as susceptible to bias and narrative-pushing as any other class of journalist. Despite this, major media organizations treat them as a source of reliably unbiased information — as do social media companies like Facebook and Twitter, who have granted them the power to flag and remove anything they …Continue reading "NewsBusters Explainer Video: How Fact Checkers Abuse Their Role To Boost Democrat Causes"
By Dave Andrusko We’ve written (or reposted) a number of items on CNN’s insufferably smug, colossally self-important Chris Cuomo which brings to mind the old saw about breaking a butterfly on a wheel. Isn’t it overkill times ten to parse the statements of a pro-abortion ideologue who is to vanity what Planned Parenthood is to …Continue reading "CNN’s Chris Cuomo’s latest incoherence pro-abortion diatribe"
By Laura Echevarria, Communications Director and Press Secretary The National Right to Life Committee and its affiliates spend hundreds and hundreds of hours spreading the unvarnished truth about the right to life and the mounting number of threats to the most vulnerable among us. The most obvious place where we can get our message out …Continue reading "The challenges of working with a “woke” press corps"