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By Scott Whitlock | | June 10, 2016 | 12:27 PM EDT

In a refreshing twist, Good Morning America’s reporters actually committed the act of journalism on Friday, investigating Hillary Clinton. Brian Ross wondering how and why the then-Secretary of State placed a wealthy donor on a sensitive, key intelligence board. 

By Kyle Drennen | | June 10, 2016 | 12:15 PM EDT

After hailing Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren as a “progressive champion” for Hillary Clinton on Thursday, on Friday, NBC’s Today doubled down as co-host Savannah Guthrie led the show by cheering the left-wing lawmaker formerly endorsing the presumptive Democratic nominee: “Clinton's secret weapon?...Is Warren on the VP short list? The speculation that has the political world spinning.”

By NB Staff | | June 10, 2016 | 11:55 AM EDT

Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Friday slammed the “stunning” endorsement of violence by the Huffington Post. The popular liberal news site on Monday published an article championing hostile resistance at Donald Trump rallies. Writer Jesse Benn insisted, “Whatever your beliefs regarding violent resistance, there is inherent value stopping Trump's normalization. Violence accomplishes this.”

By Elliot Polsky | | June 10, 2016 | 11:30 AM EDT

Most vegans are bigots. At least, that’s the implication of the latest “scientific” discoveries reported by Vox. According to Vox, fish have decent proficiency at human face recognition. That doesn’t just make fish one step ahead of iPhoto. Although it may be a tough hook to swallow, Vox concludes, fish probably have rights too.

By Clay Waters | | June 10, 2016 | 11:22 AM EDT

New York Times liberals don’t come any more knee-jerk than Andrew Rosenthal, son of the paper’s long-serving former executive editor A.M. Rosenthal. Rosenthal served nine years as the paper’s Editorial Page editor, and his first opinion column, "Why Republicans Won't Renounce Trump," plays on a seemingly deathless themes: Racist Republicans and the Willie Horton ad from the 1988 campaign, which Rosenthal has mentioned at least 16 times over the years to smear the Bush Sr. campaign and Republicans in general as racist.

By Tim Graham | | June 10, 2016 | 7:48 AM EDT

Political journalists have often suggested that presidential candidates announcing their endorsements isn’t very newsworthy, but that news judgment apparently never applies to Barack Obama. As the media gushes with hyperbole that it’s somehow “breaking news” that Obama’s endorsing Hillary Clinton, let’s ask the obvious question: Did this happen when President Bush endorsed John McCain on March 5, 2008? Not even close.

For example, The Washington Post placed Obama’s endorsement of Hillary as the most prominent story on Friday's front page, with the headline “President announces his pick: Clinton.” The suspense must have been killing them. But on March 6, 2008, the Post put Bush endorsing McCain on....page A-9.

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | June 9, 2016 | 11:59 PM EDT

With the Obama administration’s renewed effort to close the Guantanamo Bay detention facility, NBC on Thursday ignored new details of former detainees attacking American personnel overseas. According to The Washington Post, “The Obama administration believes that at least 12 detainees released from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, have launched attacks against U.S. or allied forces in Afghanistan, killing about a half-dozen Americans”

By Tom Blumer | | June 9, 2016 | 11:54 PM EDT

Another major employer has decided to join the long list of companies moving jobs from California to more business-friendly states. This time, it's $12 billion titan Jacobs Engineering, which is moving its "corporate operations," almost definitely meaning its headquarters, from Pasadena to Dallas, Texas. Press reaction, especially outside of business-oriented outlets, has ranged from nonexistent to muted to, in the case of the Los Angeles Times, a bit snarky.

By Tom Johnson | | June 9, 2016 | 11:38 PM EDT

When liberals call Republicans “deniers,” it typically has to do with climate change. Jonathan Chait alleges big-time GOP denial on a non-scientific matter. “Republican voting support is increasingly coterminous with white racial resentment even as conservatives firmly believe in their own racial innocence,” wrote Chait in a Tuesday post. “Conservatives deny the existence of racism in the Republican Party as a matter of doctrinal sanctity, just as Soviet authorities had to officially deny the existence of poverty in the USSR.”

While Chait has no use for the economic and fiscal proposals advanced by Paul Ryan and other House Republicans, he acknowledged that their ideas “have no intellectual connection to racism.” Nonetheless, “the trouble for Republicans is that building a real-world constituency for these policies does rely on racism. Conservatives stopped the momentum of the New Deal in the mid-1960s only when they associated it with support for the black underclass. Republican politics has grown increasingly racialized over time, a trend that has dramatically accelerated during the Obama era.”

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | June 9, 2016 | 10:30 PM EDT

The President of the United States, and leader of the Democratic Party, Barack Obama endorsed former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton for president Thursday, and the liberal media couldn’t get enough of it. “Just when it looked like Democrats were on the verge of their own unity crisis, President Obama stepped in today to try to bridge the divide saying, “I'm with her,”” touted NBC’s Lester Host on Nightly News

By Dylan Gwinn | | June 9, 2016 | 10:30 PM EDT

If you thought Tiger Woods was done objectifying and causing distress to women, well, according to USA Today’s Christine Brennan, you couldn’t be more mistaken.

By Curtis Houck | | June 9, 2016 | 9:15 PM EDT

Fox News reporters and a select number of others have been known to grill White House Press Secretaries in the Obama years and Thursday saw another installment as the Fox News Channel’s chief Washington correspondent James Rosen hammered current Press Secretary Josh Earnest on subjects ranging from President Obama’s Hillary Clinton endorsement to her e-mail scandal.

 

By Matthew Balan | | June 9, 2016 | 8:59 PM EDT

Miguel Almaguer touted "medical aid in dying" in California on Thursday's NBC Nightly News, as the state's new assisted suicide law went into effect. Almaguer showed a clear slant towards proponents of the legislation by playing four soundbites from supporters, versus only two from opponents. He also failed to mention that one booster of the new law was involved in a lawsuit against California's state government to gain the so-called "freedom to control her death."

By Dylan Gwinn | | June 9, 2016 | 7:22 PM EDT

The theme from Wednesday night’s edition of TLC’s I Am Jazz, titled “The Hate Is Real,” is that delusion, high drama, and child-drugging are apparently not only acceptable, but parent-approved.

By Randy Hall | | June 9, 2016 | 7:08 PM EDT

Just one day after Fed Up, the 2014 documentary on obesity and the food industry produced and narrated by Yahoo! Global News Anchor Katie Couric was criticized for “deceptive editing,” the Weinstein Company – which is the film's distributor –  called for two interviews to be taken down from the YouTube website where the movie is available for viewing.

According to an article by Stephen Gutowski of the Washington Free Beacon website, Yahoo lists the “takedown” request as “manually detected” even though the news site “initiated a counter-notification requesting that the videos be reinstated on fair use grounds since the videos are the subject of a news report.”