Press Won't Tag Govt.-Rejected 2nd EU Referendum Petition As a Scam

July 10th, 2016 9:39 PM
Saturday morning US Time, Reuters reported (HT Zero Hedge) that "The British government has rejected an online petition signed by 4.1 million people calling for a new referendum on whether to leave the European Union." The wire service AFP posted a similar story on Sunday, reporting that "The British government on Saturday formally rejected a petition signed by more than 4.125 million people…

AP: Egypt's Morsi Was 'Freely Elected President,' Ignores His Tyranny

July 2nd, 2016 1:46 PM
In its coverage of Egypt's declaration of a national holiday to mark the ouster of Islamist dictator Mohammed Morsi (also spelled "Mursi") three years ago, the Associated Press recast history. It completely ignored Morsi's assumption of de facto dictatorial powers only months after he was "freely elected" in 2012, his government's brutal repression while he was in power, and his Muslim…

Only AP Fails to Describe Brussels Attack Suspect As a Journalist

March 28th, 2016 12:08 AM
Media outlets around the world are reporting that Faycal Cheffou has been arrested for his alleged involvement with last week's terrorist attacks in Belgium. Media outlets around the world are reporting that Faycal Cheffou was a journalist — except for the Associated Press.

Twitter CEO Denies 'Censorship' on Today Show; Lauer Lets It Slide

March 20th, 2016 11:59 PM
Matt Lauer, aka Mr. Softee (when interviewing people with whom he sympathizes), tried to act like a tough guy in his Friday interview with Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey. You're not fooling us, Matt. After observing that he had "an enormous outpouring of questions about censorship" after he asked his Twitter followers what they would like to see discussed, Lauer "cleverly" asked Dorsey: "Does Twitter…

Super Bowl Halftime Show's 'Secret Meaning' Promotes Gay Love

February 8th, 2016 7:55 PM
While players on the Carolina Panthers and Denver Broncos National Football League teams took a break in the middle of Super Bowl 50, the performers who took the stage in the center of the field at Levi's Stadium in the San Francisco Bay Area in Santa Clara, California, and their songs "subtly" promoted left-wing causes such as gay love and Black Lives Matter. The singer whose full name is…

HuffPo: We Should Unplug Our Energy-Burning Christmas Decorations

December 26th, 2015 11:30 PM
In the annual competition between leftist media outlets for the screwiest (or most Scrooge-like) criticism of Christmas traditions, a Huffingon Post item published Thursday morning by Michael McLaughlin (HT Breitbart) was a formidable entry. After the HuffPo reporter's headline noted that "U.S. Christmas Lights Burn More Energy Than Some Nations In A Year," he suggested that "maybe we should…

Nets Censor Arrest of Five Syrians in Honduras with Stolen Passports

November 18th, 2015 8:54 PM
Amidst their ongoing coverage Wednesday night of the terror attacks in Paris, the major broadcast networks failed to report on news that five Syrians had been arrested in the Central American country of Honduras with stolen Greek passports and intended to travel to the U.S.

Japan's Economy Contracts Again; Press Prescribes Even More 'Stimulus'

August 17th, 2015 1:20 PM

Japan, once a feared world economic powerhouse already at "two decades of little or no real economic growth," just reported that its economy contracted during the second quarter at an annual rate of 1.6 percent. The common thread throughout the two-decade slump has been the alleged need for ever-increasing levels of Keynesian "stimulus." Apparently refusing to believe there are any other…

AFP Reports IDF Kills Palestinian, Leaves Out Critical Information

June 16th, 2015 4:38 PM
It’s well known that the mainstream media loves to vilify the State of Israel for their ongoing defensive struggle against terrorist groups residing in Gaza and the West Bank. This weekend they sunk to a new low when Yahoo! News ran a report from the Agence France-Presse with the headline “Israel army kills West Bank Palestinian.” The article then began with  “Israeli soldiers killed a…

World and U.S. Press Botch Pope's 'Angel of Peace' Statement to Abbas

May 18th, 2015 10:49 AM
The competition is fierce, but perhaps the most consistent area of outright and arguably deliberate U.S. and worldwide press distortion is found in their coverage of the Catholic Church and its pontiff. Last week, the major international wires and several U.S. outlets once again demonstrated that readers, listeners and viewers can never trust that they will get an accurate story relating to…

Obama Declares News Media 'Balkanized' Since 'If It Bleeds, It Leads'

February 9th, 2015 6:56 PM
During a pair of interviews with people from -- which is described as a "general interest news site for the 21st Century" -- president Barack Obama on Monday described the roles of news sources in a variety of unflattering ways. In the first discussion, editor-in-chief Ezra Klein asked Obama to respond to the fact that “you are the most polarizing president really since we began polling…

As ISIS Nears Baghdad, US Press Snoozes, But AFP, UK Telly Are Coverin

June 18th, 2014 1:43 AM
At roughly 8 a.m. Eastern Time Tuesday morning, the wire service AFP (Agence France-Presse) had a story entitled "Fighting nears Baghdad as UN warns crisis 'life-threatening.'" AFP reported that "Militants pushed a weeklong offensive that has overrun swathes of Iraq to within 60 kilometres (37 miles) of Baghdad Tuesday." A Skynet video found at Gateway Pundit tells us that "ISIS Terrorists…

Topless German Feminist Tries to Ruin Christmas Mass With Altar-Jumpin

December 26th, 2013 2:20 PM
Did you ever notice how the liberal media can obsess for days over a Koran-burning stunt, but ignore feminist groups that have a serious hatred problem with the Catholic Church? Via Chicks on the Right, we learned that the bratty anti-Catholic leftists of FEMEN have pulled their latest stunt. A woman with the message “I AM GOD” painted on her body jumped up on the altar and screamed in the…

AP Touts Retail Group's Projected Nov.-Dec. Spending Increase, Ignores

November 26th, 2013 10:10 AM
On October 3, the National Retail Federation projected that "sales in the months of November and December" will "marginally increase 3.9 percent to $602.1 billion, over 2012’s actual 3.5 percent holiday season sales growth." But on October 16, it warned that "the average holiday shopper will spend $737.95 on gifts, décor, greeting cards and more, two percent less than the $752.24 they actually…