Suffering Psaki: Press Secretary Ducks Questions on Russia, SCOTUS
April 16th, 2021 12:23 AM
Thursday’s White House press briefing quickly devolved into a predictable pattern of near emptiness in terms of answers from Press Secretary Jen Psaki, ducked questions on issues such as the debunked Russian bounties story, the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, and her party’s attempt to pack the Supreme Court.
Fact Checkers Nitpick Cruz Calling Out O'Rourke Smearing Cops
September 24th, 2018 1:03 PM
In the aftermath of Friday's debate between Texas Republican Senator Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke, fact checkers at both NBCNews.com and the Dallas Morning News nitpicked one of Cruz's criticisms of the Texas Democrat, as they struggled to find fault with him calling out O'Rourke smearing police officers as implementing a "modern-day Jim Crow"…
Reader IDs Blatant Gun Study Error WashPost Failed to Detect
June 29th, 2017 2:40 PM
One of the more annoying aspects of establishment press news coverage is how willing so many journalists are to accept obviously bogus statistics. One recent example was seen on June 20 at the Washington Post. At its Wonkblog, Christopher Ingraham (and presumably his editors) blindly accepted a statistic on children's exposure to violence which anyone in touch with the real world…
MSM Continues Fake News About 'Clock Boy' as Inventor
May 21st, 2017 1:57 PM
Remember "Clock Boy?" He is Ahmed Mohamed, the 14 year old student in Texas who brought a clock he supposedly made to school and was arrested in September 2015 because it was believed it could have been a bomb. He briefly became a celebrity hailed by liberals. However, it was soon discovered that he didn't invent anything since he merely opened up a clock radio and placed its…
Texas Papers Promote Feminist Prank Bill on 'Masturbatory Emissions'
March 14th, 2017 8:36 PM
Bobby Ross Jr. at the blog Get Religion asked a great question: Why must major newspapers publicize “satirical bills” from the Left? It’s not just publicizing them, it’s giving them the press-release treatment, and no opposing view is included. Take this report on a feminist prank in Texas from the Houston Chronicle on "unregulated masturbatory emissions."
Rigged? Trump Doesn’t Have a Single Major Newspaper Endorsement
October 18th, 2016 12:12 PM
With just three weeks to go, major newspapers (with a circulation of at least 50,000) are walloping Donald Trump in their official endorsements, favoring Hillary Clinton by a count of 68 to zero. Out of a total of 82 newspapers that have offered an editorial on who their readers should vote for, 68 (83 percent) of them have endorsed Hillary Clinton, five (6 percent) recommended Libertarian Party…
In Wake of Dallas Shooting, NFL Writer Goes After Guns
July 8th, 2016 10:39 AM
The Monday Morning Quarterback’s Albert Breer, is after your guns again. In the wake of the Thursday Dallas sniper attacks on police, Breer took to twitter to make his case against the 2nd Amendment.
Nets Hit Trump for Banning WashPost, Yawned at Obama Booting Papers
June 14th, 2016 2:42 PM
On Monday night and Tuesday morning, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC offered multiple segments decrying presumptive Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump for revoking press credentials from The Washington Post while having the exact opposite reaction to three newspapers being banned from the Obama campaign press plane in 2008.
More High-Paying Jobs Leave California; State's Press Is Unconcerned
June 9th, 2016 11:54 PM
Another major employer has decided to join the long list of companies moving jobs from California to more business-friendly states. This time, it's $12 billion titan Jacobs Engineering, which is moving its "corporate operations," almost definitely meaning its headquarters, from Pasadena to Dallas, Texas. Press reaction, especially outside of business-oriented outlets, has…
Not News: Once-Deported Illegal-Immigrant Driver Kills Father, 2 Girls
April 7th, 2016 12:33 AM
In a properly functioning news environment, where genuine journalists recognize important news and report it without first screening its relevance through a PC filter, the deaths of volunteer firefighter Peter Hacking and his two young daughters in a car crash near Wylie, Texas last week would have become a widely covered national story by now. Sadly, virtually the only reason it's known at…
CBS Touts Syrian Refugees 'Feeling Misjudged;' Hypes Armed Protest
November 23rd, 2015 1:03 PM
Manuel Bojorquez zeroed in on the plight of a Syrian refugee family in Texas on Monday's CBS This Morning, and played up how they "feel misjudged after the Paris attacks, and after Texas recently ordered volunteer organizations that help resettle refuges from Syria to discontinue those plans immediately." Bojorquez later spotlighted how "about dozen people — some armed…
Cruz Declares War on 'Media Agenda,' Columnist Declares War on Cruz
November 1st, 2015 7:29 AM
The Dallas Morning News reports Ted Cruz’s campaign “raised $1.1 million in 22 hours” after the CNBC debate by “declaring war on the liberal media agenda.” It’s the third straight million-dollar post-debate fundraising haul for the campaign.
This led Chicago Tribune columnist Rex Huppke to write an allegedly humorous column declaring war on Ted Cruz:
Dallas Reporter Ignorant on Taxation of U.S. Firms' Overseas Profits
June 10th, 2015 9:16 PM
Will Deener, who has been a business reporter since at least before the turn of the century, considers his most unforgettable experience on the job to be "Covering the crash of the Internet stocks and Enron in 2000-2002."
Sunday evening, the Dallas Morning News columnist moaned about how big U.S. companies engaged in real businesses are avoiding paying billions in taxes because "…
10-1: Biggest U.S. Newspaper Editorials Lambast ‘Bigoted’ RFRA
April 7th, 2015 11:22 AM
One would think the editorial boards of the nations’ top newspapers – journalism’s brightest and best – wouldn't lightly throw around inflammatory language, slurs and insults.
But it appears that an Indiana law protecting the religious freedom of businesses and individuals is so beyond the pale it had the journalistic high-priests at many of…