AP Publishes Garbage Obituary of The Federalist’s Bre Payton
December 28th, 2018 11:50 PM
On Friday afternoon, it was announced Federalist staff writer, frequent Fox Business and Fox News guest, and young conservative leader Bre Payton had suddenly passed away at age 26 after being found unresponsive Thursday morning with what doctors reportedly diagnosed as meningitis and the swine flu. Poignant tributes poured in from the conservative movement both Friday morning after word first…
Matthews Pushes Conspiracy Theory About Ford Appearing on ‘60 Minutes’
September 19th, 2018 11:41 PM
MSNBC’s Hardball host Chris Matthews tried his best on Wednesday to help keep Brett Kavanaugh from the Supreme Court nominee in the face of a three-decades-old sexual misconduct allegation, peddling a conspiracy theory about accuser Dr. Christine Blasey Ford and promoted a dubious claim from a Ford classmate.
Cillizza Falsely States Trump Wants ‘FBI to Ignore’ Kavanaugh Claim
September 18th, 2018 3:42 PM
Behold, the latest example from CNN Politics reporter Chris Cillizza showcasing why anyone can get a job in political journalism and punditry, no matter how flaming hot your takes can be. Tuesday afternoon, Cillizza falsely tweeted that President Trump had told reporters that he doesn’t want the FBI involved in the sexual assault allegation against Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh by Dr.…
Clapper Denies Lying to Congress in Largely Soft 'View' Interview
May 23rd, 2018 11:06 AM
On Tuesday's edition of The View, former Obama director of national intelligence James Clapper insisted he did not lie to Congress in 2013, he merely made a mistake in figuring out which intelligence program Sen. Ron Wyden was asking him about. That was a lie. Despite the lying, Whoopi Goldberg touted Clapper as the "perfect guy to help make some sense out of the White House war on the…
Asked to Apologize For Haley-Trump Rumor, Wolff Claims He Can't Hear
February 26th, 2018 11:50 PM
Sunday, Australia's The Today Show host asked Fire and Fury author Michael Wolff whether he should apologize for starting and backing away from a rumor of an extramarital affair between UN Ambassador Haley and President Trump. Wolff then claimed that his earpiece wasn't working. At one point, when the host asked Wolff if he could hear him, the author responded almost immediately. Today …
Reid Spends Day Pushing Fake News on Classical Liberalism, Jesus, NRA
November 6th, 2017 12:42 PM
On Sunday, MSNBC’s AM Joy host Joy Reid decided that she would spend her day making one clueless, deranged, and false statement after another on issues ranging from the definition of classical liberalism to guns to the NRA to the Sutherland Springs church shooting to even the ministry of Jesus Christ.
Payton: Facebook Enabling ‘Troll Mobs’ to Censor Conservative Content
October 1st, 2017 9:53 PM
A September 27 tweet by President Trump about how the establishment press and social media have worked to thwart his agenda and create a negative perception of him and those associated with him was the immediate trigger for Fox Business's Neil Cavuto to interview Bre Payton of the TheFederalist.com on his show the following day. But the interview topic went far beyond Trump's non-specific…
Baldwin Falsely Claims Fired Engineer Wants Women Away From Computers
August 9th, 2017 2:54 PM
The establishment press's failure to properly describe James Damore's 10-page "Echo Chamber" critique at Google was entirely predictable and pervasive. Brooke Baldwin took it to a new level Tuesday's CNN Newsroom, as she falsely claimed — twice — that the now-fired software engineer doesn't like women being around computers.
NY Times Outs CIA's Top Spy In Iran, Since He Toes a 'Hard Line'
June 2nd, 2017 11:06 PM
Bre Payton at The Federalist reported on a shocking decision by The New York Times to out the CIA’s top official overseeing Iran, painting him as a “dark prince” pushing a hardline approach. Aren’t these the same journalists who were outraged in the Bush years that Valerie Plame was outed over the rationale for the Iraq War? And she was no longer a covert agent. Reporters Matthew Rosenberg and…
ESPN's Women's Site Posts Poem Dedicated to 1970s Cop-Killing Fugitive
April 27th, 2017 10:57 PM
Yesterday, as Jay Maxson at NewsBusters noted, ESPN laid off 100 on-air personalities. One would think that an awareness of growing financial vulnerability might convince the network to keep its employees' and contributors' most radical impulses in check, lest even more subscribers and/or advertisers get alienated. That certainly isn't happening at ESPNW, the network's women's sports website.
Hypocrisy: Media Outraged Over Carson, Ignored Obama Slavery Comments
March 8th, 2017 9:07 AM
In his first remarks this week to Housing and Urban Development (HUD) employees, Secretary of HUD Ben Carson called slaves “immigrants,” that had hopes for the American Dream, comments that sent the media in an uproar. From print to television to social media, journalists and celebrities alike condemned the remarks as extremely offensive. Yet the media forgot that former President Obama has also…
Media Critics Slam 'Ridiculous' BuzzFeed Hurting 'Journalistic Ethics'
January 11th, 2017 4:32 PM
Conservative media critics (and even some considered to be neutral) lashed out on Wednesday at BuzzFeed’s recklessly unsubstantiated report about President-elect Donald Trump as they lashed out at BuzzFeed, calling their decision a “ridiculous” one that “violated journalistic ethics.”
Hey Media: Another Nightclub Shooting, This Time No Massacre
July 1st, 2016 3:05 PM
A man with a concealed carry permit in South Carolina prevented a massacre in a nightclub. But this example of the Second Amendment saving lives hasn’t garnered media interests. According to a report on The Federalist, “A man with a concealed carry license stopped a shooter after the latter opened fire on a crowd of people at a nightclub in South Carolina early Sunday morning.”
Major Networks, Papers Skip Obama Censorship of Hollande Terror Talk
April 6th, 2016 12:38 PM
On April 1, MRCTV Editor-in-Chief Craig Bannister and his team found a fascinating case of Obama House censorship of French president Francois Hollande’s mention of “Islamist terrorism.” The White House posted a video of a bilateral meeting on Thursday of Obama and Hollande at the Nuclear Security Summit in Washington, but the audio dropped out precisely when Hollande's speech became…