For the Second Year, CNN Discredits Own Poll Showing Positive SOTU Reaction

By Nicholas Fondacaro CNN political director David Chalian reprised his State of the Union analysis from 2018 by, once again, discrediting CNN’s own poll numbers showing an overwhelmingly positive response to President Trump’s Tuesday address. “So I just want to stress here, for a State of the Union address, the President’s partisans, his supporters tend …

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Unscrupulously using social media to entice African women to purchase dangerous abortion pills

By Dave Andrusko Posing as a minor seeking a chemical abortion, CNN undertook an investigation of scam artists hawking abortions to women in the African nation of Lesotho where abortion is illegal. The intent of the story was clearly to promote abortion in this tiny nation of 2.2 million people, but what Rosalyn Warren’s investigation actually …

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Bewildered CNN Anchor Stunned by Image of President Trump Praying with Christian Leaders In White House

By Kristine Marsh Religion in politics is seemingly so far removed from the media’s idea of normalcy that a picture of the President praying left one CNN anchor struggling to find words, Wednesday. Monday, several evangelical leaders were invited to the White House to discuss several issues including repealing ObamaCare and religious freedom. During the …

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CNN poll finds that 58% believes abortion should be illegal in most circumstances

By Dave Andrusko Sometimes what appears to be almost a throwaway line in a news story is important, not because it tells us something new (although it might) but because it acknowledges a truth which rarely sees the light of day. First the backdrop for the results of a CNN poll released today. The hook …

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CNN Email Touts 6 Million Obamacare Sign-ups As ‘Symbolic Victory’

  By Tom Blumer Call it low-information voter outreach. An email yesterday from CNNMoney touted how fantastic it was that Obamacare enrollment has reached the six million threshold, even describing it as a “symbolic victory.” Though the underlying article by Tami Luhby at least noted the problems with that 6 million figure, those problems should …

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CNN Covered Arias Trial More In One Day Than the Gosnell Trial In Eight Weeks

By Matt Hadro CNN gave more coverage to the Jodi Arias trial in one day than it did to the entire Kermit Gosnell trial over the span of eight weeks. When the verdict was reached in the Arias trial last Wednesday, CNN’s coverage for the day totaled almost a whopping three hours. In contrast, the …

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CNN’s Gupta Tells Kevorkian: “It was an honor to meet him”

Editor’s note. This first ran June 16, 2010. By Dave Andrusko Over the years I’ve read a fair amount of what Jack Kevorkian has written, a ton of what has been written about him, and in the process always came to the same conclusion: I just don’t get what it is about a man who …

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