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No Correction from AP on Unfounded News of Human Death from Bird Flu

June 9th, 2024 1:17 PM

The Associated Press (AP) has been criticized for not correcting a misleading story about a man in Mexico reported as dying from a new strain of bird flu. Further investigation revealed the man died due to severe chronic diseases, not the bird flu virus. Yet, AP has not updated the story to correct the information. Critics suggest the inaccurate reporting could be motivated by a desire to…

LOL at AP: Oh No, Biden's 'Shifted Far to the Right on Immigration'

June 5th, 2024 12:34 PM

President Biden's newly announced pseudo-crackdown on illegal immigration caused a trio of Associated Press reporters to announced "Biden has shifted far to the right on immigration." That's called getting rhetorically to the right of AOC and Ilhan Omar. 

NewsBusters Podcast: LOL! 'No Evidence' the Trump Trial Was Partisan

June 3rd, 2024 10:16 PM

Reporters might admit the Trump convictions are a "political gift" for the Democrats, but they still claim there's "no evidence" the prosecution was political -- and especially, that anyone could claim Biden and his administration were behind it. The networks strongly suppressed the painfully obvious notion that Democrats are prosecuting Trump to damage his re-election chances.

Column: The Public Doesn't Trust the 'Democracy-Saving' Media

May 3rd, 2024 5:55 AM

The national media consider themselves essential in educating the electorate, so what happens when the electorate does not consider them a trustworthy guardian of democracy? A new poll found only 14 percent of the public expressed a great deal of confidence in the media on their election-related information, while 52 percent have little or no confidence in their journalism.

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Doocy, Gutierrez Grill Inept KJP on Biden Dodging Pro-Hamas Thugs

May 2nd, 2024 11:42 AM

Before being shamed into speaking on-camera Thursday to the American people about the dangerous anti-Semitic hooligans who’ve thrown college campus into chaos, Wednesday’s White House press briefing was dominated by numerous reporters — including Fox’s Peter Doocy, Real Clear Politics’s Philip Wegmann, and even NBC’s Gabe Gutierrez — pressing the ever-inept Karine Jean-Pierre on why Biden hasn…

Are Journalists 'Anti-Authoritarian' As They Ban Conservative Views?

April 28th, 2024 10:46 PM

On Friday, AP media reporter David Bauder looked at recent internal newsroom debates that went public, "Journalists taking the critical gaze they deploy to cover the world and turning it inward at their own employers." It's because journalism "attracts people who are anti-authoritarian, who see themselves as truth-tellers." Is it "anti-authoritarian" to seek to banish conservative views from…

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AP Lobs INSANE Softball Cheering Illegal Aliens as Doocy Brings Heat

April 3rd, 2024 9:36 AM

For the second day in a row, the Associated Press opened the questioning Tuesday of the ever-inept Karine Jean-Pierre by lobbing a puke-tastic softball so she could bash Donald Trump. This time, it was the insane claim that illegal immigration makes America...well, great. And, in contrast to all this, Fox’s Peter Doocy stood alone on the border crisis.

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KJP, Reporter Link Up to Smear ‘Hateful’ GOP Over Trans Visibility Day

April 1st, 2024 6:26 PM

On Monday, the day-after-Easter White House press briefing began on a hacktastic note as the Associated Press reporter on duty asked about what could generously be described as hubbub surrounding Easter Sunday falling on March 31 and President Biden issuing a presidential proclamation for Sunday as Transgender Day of Visibility.

Take The April Fool's Facebook Fact-Checkers Quiz

April 1st, 2024 9:00 AM

It is April 1 which means the news consumer must be extra aware for hijinks, tomfoolery, and other assortments of fake news. While some may have great fun with tales of pitchers who can throw 168 mile an hour fastballs while wearing a hiking boot on one foot and being barefoot on the other, the fact-checkers that are part of Facebook’s anti-disinformation campaign may beg to differ.

New Lefty Spin: Aren't Paid Pundits 'More Trouble Than They're Worth'?

March 30th, 2024 11:07 PM

In the wake of NBC’s Ronna McDaniel debacle, “mainstream” media reporters have begun to argue that partisan pundits aren’t useful any more. We can’t ignore that this is a very useful spin if you want to prevent any more paid Republican contributors in this election cycle.

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ABC’s Biden Apple Polisher, WH Hack Bash ‘Partisan Player’ Robert Hur

March 13th, 2024 1:16 PM

Following the conclusion of Tuesday’s marathon House hearing featuring former Special Counsel Robert Hur taking heat over his report about President Biden’s handling of classified information, White House Counsel’s Office spokesman Ian Sams went outside to a driveway outside the West Wing to take questions from reporters. Some were tough and pertinent, but others shilled, including ABC’s chief…

Column: AP 'Fact Focus' Elastically Redefines Terms to Defend Biden

March 8th, 2024 7:45 AM

Reading the “fact checkers” in the press sometimes triggers memories of the comic-book hero Plastic Man, who could contort into all sorts of shapes. Take the Associated Press, and immigration reporter Elliot Spagat in San Diego.

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AP Bashes Fetal Development Video For Sex Ed Classes

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February 23rd, 2024 11:18 AM

The Associated Press (AP) is facing criticism for expressing opposition against the inclusion of fetal development videos in sexual education classes in certain states. The article focused on the video "Baby Olivia," an animated depiction of the various stages of fetal development. States including Kentucky, Missouri, West Virginia, and North Dakota endorse the video, arguing that students…

Buckle Up! Soros Makes ‘Scary’ Media Purchase Ahead of 2024 Election

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February 16th, 2024 10:20 AM

Leftist billionaire George Soros has reportedly acquired a massive stake in America’s second-largest radio company, igniting concerns about potential influence ahead of the 2024 election.