Biden Disinfo Board, One of Eight Gov't Tech Operations Ripe for Abuse
May 26th, 2022 2:29 PM
The Orwellian Disinformation Governance Board, also called the Biden administration’s “Ministry of Truth,” is just the latest in a list of eight times that government has wielded tech to target Americans invasively.
Ex-CBS Reporter Sharyl Attkisson Brings Facts to Smearing Comedians
April 6th, 2020 4:29 PM
Former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson reported Sunday night on a video posted Friday by The Daily Show entitled “Heroes of the Pandumbic,” mocking conservative media and Trump administration figures for being wrong about or downplaying the coronavirus threat. “In less than 24 hours, it had racked up millions of views…. Liberal media and readers circulating the video often add remarks ranging from…
Levin Slams Press for Pose as 'Seeking Objective Truth When It's Not'
November 19th, 2019 7:07 AM
On Sunday’s edition of Full Measure, host Sharyl Attkisson interviewed conservative commentator Mark Levin, author of the new book Unfreedom of the Press. Throughout the interview, Levin slammed the rise of so-called “community journalism” and concluded that “the modern mass media is destroying freedom of the press.”
Attkisson: 'Truth Is a Casualty' in the Media's War on Trump
October 22nd, 2019 10:54 AM
After weighing in on the latest example of media malpractice, ABC’s decision to portray footage from a Kentucky gun show as attacks on the Kurds in the Middle East, Full Measure host Sharyl Attkisson sat down with Fox News media critic Howard Kurtz. Before playing the clip of her interview with Kurtz, Attkisson noted that “the war between the media and Donald Trump sometimes looks like one of…
Bozell & Graham Column: The Media's Massive Credibility Problem
August 20th, 2019 10:57 PM
On her weekly Sinclair TV show Full Measure on August 18, former CBS News correspondent Sharyl Attkisson interviewed pollster Scott Rasmussen about journalists’ standing in the public square. They’re about as trusted as Wikipedia, the website considered so unreliable that school teachers often tell students they can’t cite them as a source for their research papers. Only 38 percent said national…
Sharyl Attkisson, Kurtz Slam 'Hostile' Coverage of Trump
July 1st, 2019 6:33 PM
On Sunday’s MediaBuzz, Fox News Channel host Howard Kurtz interviewed Sinclair’s Full Measure host Sharyl Attkisson on a variety of topics, including the media’s overreaction to “joking exchanges” between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20, but the pair primarily focused on the collapse of “neutrality and fairness and ethical standards” in the age of Trump.
Rasmussen: 'People Look at Journalists Like They Look at Wikipedia'
April 30th, 2019 6:25 AM
Investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson began the latest edition of her weekly syndicated show Full Measure with an in-depth report on the growing distrust of the media. The package focused heavily on the results of a poll conducted for Full Measure by pollster Scott Rasmussen, which had some devastating results for media credibility. In summation, Rasmussen concluded that voters see…
CNN's Brownstein: Comey Hurts Trump With White College Grads
April 19th, 2018 9:15 AM
CNN's Monday Situation Room tortured its audience with an out-of-thin-air assessment by Ron Brownstein that James Comey's book and his public visibility would hurt President Donald Trump's standing with white, college-educated voters — because they "look like" him. This is what passes for "analysis" on the formerly serious cable news network.
Fake News: CBS's Pathetic Report on Things Harder to Get Than a Gun
February 20th, 2018 5:11 AM
On Monday, CBS News tried to claim that buying a gun is easier in Florida than purchasing several household items, obtaining a marriage license, or getting medical marijuana. Glaring errors in its comparisons rendered its effort a fake-news failure.
Meet the Press Panelist: Media's Reputation Went 'Way Up' in 2017
December 28th, 2017 11:31 AM
On Sunday's episode of Meet the Press, as he introduced a discussion about the establishment media's reputation at the end of 2017, it seemed that host Chuck Todd did not expect two of his panelists to try to pretend that the press's execrable year was actually one during which its reputation went "way up." But that's what Hal Boedeker, the Orlando Sentinel's "TV Guy," believes, as did NBC's own…
No Diversity Here: Officially Recognized 'Fact-Checkers' All Lean Left
April 13th, 2017 6:05 PM
Posts over the next several days will show that certain left-leaning websites and existing left-leaning news organizations have figured out that they can employ the technique of "fact-checking," perhaps once nobly intended, as a handy device to advance a left-supporting, right-bashing agenda.
Nets Ignore Study Says CDC 'Duplicating Work of 19 Other' Agencies
January 24th, 2017 3:25 PM
For years, conservatives and libertarians have been demanding the government rein in wasteful federal spending. Even liberal former President Obama once promoted the idea of agency consolidation. One agency, the Centers for Disease Control, has been called out for wasteful spending and duplication of effort for many years. Now a new report published Dec. 19, 2016, by EconoSTATS had done it again…
Kerry Says Media Should Report Less on Terrorism, Nets Skip
August 30th, 2016 9:05 PM
It’s been quite the Tuesday on the bias by omission front for the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC as along with ignoring an Associated Press story on over 70 mass graves in ISIS territory being discovered, the same broadcast network morning and evening newscasts also punted on Secretary of State John Kerry lecturing the media to not cover terrorism as frequently.
Attkisson: Obama Won't Read Intelligence on U.S.-Recognized Terrorists
November 19th, 2015 10:48 AM
Several times in the past, we've heard President Barack Obama, and occasionally his press secretary, tell America that the nation's commander-in-chief learned about certain events the same way many of the rest of us did: by seeing them on TV or reading newspaper accounts. A Republican or conservative president hauling out this excuse even once would face endless outrage and ridicule, respectively…