Nets on TX Shooting: Event Hosted By 'Notorious' 'Anti-Muslim Group'

May 4th, 2015 12:19 PM

After armed gunmen opened fire at a free speech event in Texas on Sunday, all three networks on Monday chided the sponsor organization as "notorious" or "controversial." The American Freedom Defense Initiative created a contest to draw the Prophet Muhammad and while ABC's Good Morning America covered the details of the attack, co-host George Stephanopoulos wondered: "How about the event itself…

AP Ignored Indicators of Islamist Involvement in Texas Terror Attack

May 4th, 2015 10:53 AM
(See Update Below) Since news broke of the terrorist attack in Garland, Texas Sunday evening and continuing until early this morning, the Associated Press, perhaps best nicknamed Allah's Press in instances such as these, was determined not to reveal the nature of those behind it. Two attackers were killed by police after opening fire and wounding a security officer, who, according to AP, "was…

NYT Follows Lead of Left-Wing French Comedy Show to Pile on Fox News

January 20th, 2015 6:02 PM
The New York Times just can't stop using precious print space to attack rival news organization Fox News, based on an exaggerated claim about Muslim "no-go-zones" in England by a terrorism analyst who appeared on the channel after the Charlie Hebdo massacre. Fueled by an obsessive anti-Fox crusade by a left-wing French comedy show, the latest story made Page 4.

Not News: Islamic State Brutally Executing Gays and Adulterers

January 18th, 2015 10:20 AM
The nation's establishment press is virtually ignoring the existence of horrifying and officially approved Islamic State videos showing the executions of accused homosexuals and adulterers.  A search this morning at Google News on "Islamic State gay" (with "Islamic State" in quotes, showing duplicates) for items appearing since January 14 returned 83 results. Roughly 30 of them are directly…

NBC Terrorism Expert: ‘We Have to Put Ourselves in the Eyes’ of Terror

January 15th, 2015 5:46 PM
On Wednesday’s edition of The Cycle on MSNBC, NBC News terrorism expert Evan Kohlmann was at it again, telling the hosts that we, as Americans, must “put ourselves in the eyes” of Islamic terrorists considering “there wouldn't be violent attacks but there would be an uproar” and “anger” among Christians if Muslims burned crosses or trampled “Christian artifacts.”

NBC, ABC Censor Hebdo Cover, But Tout it As 'Declaration of Defiance'

January 14th, 2015 2:37 PM
Reporting on the release of Charlie Hebdo's first issue since the January 7 terrorist attack, NBC's Today and ABC's Good Morning America on Wednesday refused to show the cover of the satirical magazine that depicted a cartoon image of Mohamed. Despite such censorship, both networks touted the publication as "a triumph for free speech" and "a kind of declaration of defiance against terror."

NYT Follows Liberal Masses Mocking Fox News' Charlie Hebdo Coverage

January 13th, 2015 1:33 PM
The New York Times, perhaps stung by conservative criticism of its timid coverage of the Charlie Hebdo massacre, went along with the liberal masses in mocking Fox News, based on a tweet by Rupert Murdoch and an exaggerated claim by a Fox News analyst. The unconfined glee came through in a sniping article by Stephen Castle and Robert Mackey.

NPR Decides Not to Post Any Mohammed Cartoons From French Magazine

January 12th, 2015 7:22 PM
Not long after 12 cartoonists and editors were murdered at the Paris office of the Charlie Hebdo magazine last Wednesday, news outlets around the world faced a difficult dilemma: produce images of satirical cartoons of Mohammed from the weekly publication and face the possibility of being attacked by other terrorists; or play it safe by using other pictures instead. One organization that…

Daily Beast's Dickey Smears Jihad on Christians, Jews, and Hindus

January 12th, 2015 8:08 AM
It's not enough to read the transcript.  You really need to view the video to appreciate the depths of Christopher Dickey's world-weary, dismissive, preening political correctness. Asked on today's Morning Joe to comment on Muslim preachers inciting violence from their pulpits, Dickey of The Daily Beast sniffed that the problem is "exaggerated," claimed that the number of violent Muslims is "…

Vox Writer Claims 'Love' Cover Shows Need for Charlie Hebdo Magazine

January 9th, 2015 5:17 PM
Two days after 12 people who worked at the controversial Charlie Hebdo --  “a weekly, French satirical newsmagazine” -- were shot and killed by four gunmen -- Vox website content editor Max Fisher tried to assert the publication's importance by pointing to the “Love Is Stronger Than Hate” cartoon cover of the  November 2011 edition. The cover depicts Charlie Hebdo -- the magazine portrayed by a…

The New York Times Not Afraid to Run All Religiously Offensive Images

January 9th, 2015 11:05 AM
The New York Times smugly explained to Buzzfeed why it refuses to rerun the "offensive" images of the Prophet Muhammad published by Charlie Hebdo: "we do not normally publish images or other material deliberately intended to offend religious sensibilities." So why has the Times previously run cartoons that offend Christian and Jewish sensibilities, without any apparent concerns?

NYT Front-Page Item Frets Over 'Anti-Immigrant Sentiments' in Europe

January 8th, 2015 1:38 AM
At 4:45 p.m. Wednesday afternoon, the New York Times, teasing an item entitled "‘Dangerous Moment’ for Europe, as Fear and Resentment Grow," tweeted that "The Paris terror attack seems certain to accelerate the growth of anti-Islamic sentiment in Europe." Consistent with a long-established nasty habit, the opening sentence of the report by Steven Erlanger and Katrin Bennhold has since been…

ABC, NBC, Others Decline to Show Cartoons of Muhammad (UPDATED)

January 8th, 2015 12:15 AM
Following the deadly Islamic terrorist attack in Paris on Wednesday, major broadcast networks ABC and NBC joined other news outlets in not showing any of the controversial cartoons of the Islamic Prophet Muhammad from the Charlie Hebdo magazine during their evening newscasts. Despite initially telling Buzzfeed that they would not be showing any of the cartoons, CBS News did go forward and…

Blogger Blasts Fellow Liberals For Pussyfooting Around Radical Islam

January 7th, 2015 9:44 PM
Chait writes that “the Muslim radical argues that the ban on blasphemy is morally right and should be followed; the Western liberal insists it is morally wrong but should be followed. Theoretical distinctions aside, both positions yield an identical outcome.”