Column: The Media Bias Fight in Britain
Whenever conservative media watchdogs aspire to an argument seeking to expose and correct the distortions of the liberal news outlets, they receive the argument of hypocrisy. “You can't complain about bias,” they say, “because you're awfully biased yourself.”
MSNBC Fears Ukranian Refugee Crisis May Cause ‘Swing to the Right'
Over the past few days, MSNBC has repeatedly fretted that the massive refugee crisis likely to result from Russia’s invasion of Ukraine could lead to “the rise of far-right political movements” across Europe and falsely blamed “a misinformation campaign about immigration” following the 2015 Syrian refugee crisis for conservative wins like Brexit.
Conservative Pol Is Butchered; One Journalist Mocked, Others Minimized
A tragic murder of a British Member of Parliament underlines the types of horrific crimes that journalists care about and the ones that they either joke about or minimize. David Amess, a conservative MP was brutally stabbed to death on Friday by an apparent Islamic fundamentalist. And while the networks offered just under ten minutes of coverage from Friday night to Monday night, they focused…
THIS Is a New One! CNN Blames... Brexit for Soccer Racism in Europe
It is an unfortunate fact of life that social media allows people to say all sorts of horrible things that they would never say to a person's face. This is what happened after three black English soccer players missed their penalty kicks in England's EURO championship loss to Italy on Sunday, but for Monday's CNN Newsroom, the fact that people are racist jerks on the internet provided…
FLASHBACK: The American Media's DOOM Predictions on Brexit Were Wrong
Five years ago on Wednesday, the British people shocked the liberal media and the political establishment by voting to leave the European Union. It wasn’t just outlets like the BBC in Britain that promoted panic over the decision of June 23, 2016. American networks freaked out and predicted doom. They were all wrong.
Petulant NY Times Can't Admit They Were Wrong on Brexit, Despite THIS
New York Times London bureau chief Mark Landler tried to trip up Great Britain’s Conservative Party prime minister Boris Johnson while he does a victory lap over a successful Brexit, and a successful roll-out of coronavirus vaccines in “Brexit Is Done, but the U.K. Keeps Brussels as a Punching Bag,” in Monday’s paper.
Boris-Hating NY Times Gloats Over UK Woes, Compares Brexit to COVID
The New York Times didn’t show much Christmas spirit when it likened the sudden stringent new Christmas-season corona restrictions put in place by U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson to Brexit. The paper has always been hostile to both Brexit (the 2016 popular vote that called for the withdrawal of the United Kingdom from the European Union) and conservative party leader Boris Johnson.…