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By P.J. Gladnick | | October 13, 2016 | 2:20 PM EDT

Sometimes you learn more about a periodical by what is not published in it than by what is published. And in the case of High Times magazine what do we learn by the fact that all the marijuana oriented publications available on the Web, except High Times, have published stories about the revelation released by Wikileaks on Monday that Hillary Clinton during a private talk to bankers gave a most definite thumbs down to legalization of marijuana? Could it be that High Times is so in the tank for Hillary that they must avoid mentioning this story about what Hillary really says on their most important issue behind the scenes?

Contrast High Times silence this topic with how other weed oriented magazines are covering it starting with the very appropriately named Marijuana:

By Brad Wilmouth | | October 13, 2016 | 2:05 PM EDT

On Wednesday's CNN Tonight, during a discussion of sexual harassment accusations against GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump, host Don Lemon at one point cited a dubious fact check by PolitiFact -- which sometimes engages in dodgy analysis at the expense of conservatives in spite of being touted as an unbiased group.

When right-leaning CNN political commentator and Trump supporter Corey Lewandowski brought up the audio recordings of Hillary Clinton as a young attorney laughing about successfully helping a child rapist avoid justice -- whom she knew to be guilty -- in part because of mistakes made by the prosecution, Lemon jumped in to cite PolitiFact as he claimed that the accusation "has been rated completely false," and at one point even seemed to suggest that the audiotape proving Clinton laughed was "doctored."

By NB Staff | | October 13, 2016 | 1:49 PM EDT

On Thursday afternoon, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell was outraged by the report from TMZ that multiple sources in the NBC circle said the network “top network execs knew about the video long before they publicly said they did, but wanted to hold it because it was too early in the election” and instead “roll out the tape 48 hours before the debate so it would dominate the news cycle leading up to the face-off.”

By Kyle Drennen | | October 13, 2016 | 1:05 PM EDT

On Thursday, both CBS This Morning and ABC’s Good Morning America framed the release of Clinton campaign e-mails as a “distraction” for the Democratic nominee while continuing to censor some of the worst revelations, including several exchanges in which staffers attacked Catholics. By contrast, NBC’s Today at least mentioned the controversy.

By Tom Johnson | | October 13, 2016 | 1:03 PM EDT

Jack Hitt thinks the mainstream media have started to push back against politicians’ lies because of “the sheer magnitude of [Donald] Trump’s horseshit.” In his cover story for the November issue of The New Republic, Hitt asserted that “thanks to Trump, some television hosts have discovered the ratings pull of a different style of journalism. Jake Tapper of CNN grilled Trump about his bigotry regarding the all-American judge of Mexican descent [Gonzalo Curiel] so skillfully and persistently that Trump wound up making several more mistakes, and now avoids the subject entirely. The interview was…a departure from standard TV interview fare…which strives to be ‘fair’ in the face of nonstop falsehoods.” As for Hillary Clinton, Hitt contended, that new, tougher standard doesn’t really apply, since her flaws don’t include mendacity: “Hillary lies the way her husband lies, which is to say she does not lie.”

By Scott Whitlock | | October 13, 2016 | 12:34 PM EDT

The co-hosts at CBS This Morning on Thursday interviewed a New York Times correspondent on the Wikileaks release, yet somehow avoided mentioning that journalist Mark Leibovich offered to let the Clinton campaign have “veto” power over what he published. In a Wikileaks document, the Times’s Leibovich said this to Clinton aide Jennifer Palmieri on questions to the candidate: “i wanted the option to use all -- and you could veto what you didn't want. That's why i selected the 5 or 6 I sent to you.” 

By Sarah Stites | | October 13, 2016 | 11:10 AM EDT

According to New York Times reporter Yamiche Alcindor, the outcry over Donald Trump’s hot-mic audio has something to do with race. After the presidential candidate’s lascivious comments went public last week, many Republicans rescinded their endorsement. But some journalists claim that the reason was not the mogul’s vulgar words, so much as the target of those words: a white woman.  

By Sarah Stites | | October 13, 2016 | 9:42 AM EDT

It’s rare, but sometimes liberal and conservative journalists do agree on the problematic nature of media bias. On Tuesday evening, New York Times journalist Nicholas Kristof voiced his concern on Twitter about the “lack of religious diversity” in the media. His tweet came in response to the disturbing revelation of emails from Clinton staffers that denigrated Catholicism and evangelical Christianity. 

By Jorge Bonilla | | October 13, 2016 | 8:00 AM EDT

On Sunday's Al Punto, viewers got to see a fascinating exchange on immigration between Jorge Ramos and a member of the Trump Hispanic Advisory committee. But there was much more to that exchange beyond the actual skirmish.

By Tim Graham | | October 13, 2016 | 7:33 AM EDT

On the front page of Thursday’s newspaper is a  story headlined “Two Women Say Trump Made Unwanted Advances Long Ago.” The sexual-harassment accusers were Jessica Leeds, 74, and Rachel Crooks, 33, who both said they were outraged when Trump denied any groping to Anderson Cooper in the second presidential debate.  Reporters Megan Twohey and Michael Barbaro were explicit about how this story could wreck Trump’s candidacy – which we know the Times desperately desire.

By Alexa Moutevelis Coombs | | October 13, 2016 | 2:58 AM EDT

There South Park goes again, finding a line and going miles across it. Wednesday night’s episode was titled “Wieners Out” and, yes, that’s meant to be taken literally. How creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone got cartoon elementary school boys pulling down their pants and showing their wieners on TV past the censors, I will never know. 

By Justin Ashford | | October 13, 2016 | 1:28 AM EDT

In Wednesday night’s episode of the ABC drama Designated Survivor, “The Enemy,” President Ronald Reagan is invoked by a bigoted governor who is rounding up Muslims in the wake of an attack on the State of the Union that killed the president and his cabinet, Supreme Court justices, and all but two members of Congress.

By Dylan Gwinn | | October 13, 2016 | 12:07 AM EDT

Wednesday night’s edition of Blackish, titled ‘Who’s Afraid of the Big Black Man,’ sought to solidify an image in the mind of the viewers. Specifically, an image of the black man as the scariest creature of them all.

By Nicholas Fondacaro | | October 12, 2016 | 10:53 PM EDT

After spending the first two days of the week pretending the WikiLeaks flood wasn’t happening ABC’s World News Tonight finally covered it on Wednesday. What was it that finally drew their attention to the e-mails? “And at least one of them, already making headlines. What a top campaign official allegedly said about Latinos,” hyped Anchor David Muir. 

By Brad Wilmouth | | October 12, 2016 | 8:15 PM EDT

As liberal CNN commentators Bakari Sellers and Maria Cardona appeared as panel members on Tuesday's CNN Tonight to react to a report by CNN's Tom Foreman mostly recalling sexual assault victims who have made complaints about abuse by Bill and Hillary Clinton, both denied that Hillary had been caught laughing about successfully defending a child rapist in spite of the existence of an audio recording of just that.

And, in spite of the fact that Foreman's report dealt mostly with sexual assault victims, Sellers feebly began by trying to use the standard liberal argument that Hillary Clinton had the right to be angry at women who had "cheated" with her husband. Conservative CNN political commentator Kayleigh McEnany had to job of taking them both on with little assistance from other panel members, with Sellers and Cardona calling some of the charges against Hillary "not true" and "a lie."