Former president of CBS News laments that “Much of journalism has become the clarion voice of the ‘resistance’” to President Trump

By Dave Andrusko Malcolm Gladwell is the author of many best sellers, “The Tipping Point” perhaps the best known. A one-sentence grabber on Amazon reads “The tipping point is that magic moment when an idea, trend, or social behavior crosses a threshold, tips, and spreads like wildfire.” Wikipedia provides a more technical definition:”In sociology, a …

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Ex-CBS News President to Media: Be ‘Honest’ With Your ‘Embrace of Bias’

By Ryan Foley Three months ago, Former CBS News President Van Gordon Sauter appeared at a California forum and declared that “liberal bias is increasingly embedded in the journalism as a result of the Trump experience and it’s accelerating and deepening the wedge in our society.”  Sauter doubled down on his analysis in an op-ed for The Wall Street …

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Building a bridge to a reporter whose pro-abortion biases are showing

By Laura Echevarria, NRL Director of Communications and Press Secretary Editor’s note. This appears in the May digital edition of National Right to Life News. Please read the entire 40-page compilation of news stories, commentary, analyses, and editorial and pass them along to pro-life family and friends. If you are not receiving our Monday through Saturday …

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Facebook announces progress in developing AI to silence ‘hate speech’

The social media platform says it now detects and removes 88.8 percent of what it considers ‘hate speech.’ By Calvin Freiburger Facebook recently announced a new set of advances in development of artificial intelligence systems to police “hateful” conduct on its platform, despite the social media giant’s checkered history of algorithm-based content moderation flagging mainstream …

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Twitter Says Jimmy Kimmel ‘Manipulated’ Anti-Pence Video

By Alexander Hall Twitter exposed liberals for sharing a deceptively edited video of Vice President Mike Pence. Talk show host Jimmy Kimmel and Matt McDermott shared a video claiming that Pence had been caught on a hot mic delivering empty boxes of personal protective equipment (PPE) for a hospital. Vice President of Whitman Insight Strategies Matt McDermott shared …

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NY Times pro-abortion op-ed brazen even by its standards

By Dave Andrusko When I saw this article in the New York Times, I forwarded it to a number of friends with the following in the subject box: “Is the NYTimes brazen, or what?” One paragraph of background to “Amid Covid-19, a Call for M.D.’s to Mail the Abortion Pill.” The Abortion Industrial Media Complex …

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Left-Wing Org Touts Letter Calling on Big Tech to ‘Detox’ Algorithms to Fight ‘Misinformation’

Using the COVID-19 crisis in order to have Facebook crack down on freedom of expression. By Alexander Hall A powerful left-wing nonprofit network published a letter from health care professionals calling for mass censorship to fight “misinformation.” Nonprofit activist platform Avaaz released the letter from “doctors, nurses and health experts from around the world” to sound …

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Twitter Tests New Feature Giving Users ‘Option to Revise’ a Reply That ‘Could Be Harmful’

By Alexander Hall Instead of arguing with people on Twitter, you may be getting nagged by the platform about your posts and what it suggests “could be harmful.” “When things get heated, you may say things you don’t mean. To let you rethink a reply, we’re running a limited experiment on iOS with a prompt …

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Journalists Complain That They Can’t Handle Four More Years of Trump

By P.J. Gladnick  Journalists have just given voters a terrific reason to re-elect Trump…to watch their hilarious angst.  Jeremy Barr in Saturday’s Hollywood Reporter has chronicled the whining by the press at the prospect of being forced to cover four more years of Donald Trump in the Oval Office. It is obvious, though they lamely …

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Corona Bias: Media Outlets Offer More Accuracy for Aborted ‘Baby Pigs’ Than Humans

By Tim Graham  Our former NewsBusters colleague Katie Yoder wrote a column for Townhall on how media outlets that ideologically resist using the term “baby” in abortion stories don’t have the same reservations now as hog farmers abort baby pigs due to the coronavirus pandemic. The central example was a Reuters story on April 27 …

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Questions I Wish Journalists Would Ask About the Life Issues

By Maria Gallagher, Legislative Director, Pennsylvania Pro-Life Federation When I worked for the mainstream media, even before I was pro-life, I noticed a double standard when it came to covering the core life issues. Planned Parenthood was considered to be the irrefutable expert in all matters related to abortion. Their assertions were seldom questioned; their …

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