Hungary Joins Rising Chorus of Nations Against Big Tech Censorship

February 3rd, 2021 5:00 PM

Yet another major European power has joined the growing alliance of nations against censorship by American Big Tech companies. Hungary is joining Poland as one of the premier European powers taking on Big Tech. “After consulting with the heads of the involved state institutions, the Ministry of Justice will propose a law to the Parliament this spring about the regulation of the great tech…

Financial Times: Facebook Plans to ‘Charm’ Biden, Push Vaccine

November 24th, 2020 11:21 AM

It appears that Facebook is willing to do whatever it can to get on former Vice President Joe Biden’s good side. Facebook is reportedly planning to promote the COVID-19 vaccine and the Paris climate agreement in order to “charm” Biden, the Financial Times reported.

YouTube Restricts More Content Without Transparency Through AI

September 23rd, 2020 4:03 PM

YouTube has modified its policies and will begin using machine-learning to automatically apply age-restrictions. This will require users to verify their age before viewing flagged content and has also changed how that content is identified. Furthermore, when viewers discover age-restricted content on third-party websites, they will now be required to login to YouTube and verify their age…

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Crazy CBS Guest: ‘Pandemics Are Sometimes Necessary’ to Have ‘Change’

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September 8th, 2020 5:48 PM

CBS Sunday Morning exploited the coronavirus to whine about income inequality and how terrible capitalism is. It also speculated whether the virus itself was presenting an opportunity to change the economic system. The program, hosted by New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) fan Jane Pauley, used 409 seconds of airtime grumbling about America’s “worsening economic inequality…

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Amanpour Mocks Trump's 'America First' as 'First' in Corona-Deaths

May 21st, 2020 10:14 AM
On Tuesday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour's hyperbole button was on as she essentially mocked President Donald Trump's "America First" policy by touting misleading claims that America is "first" in coronavirus infections and deaths, and also highlighted quotes calling the U.S. a "collapsing republic" and…
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Brit Journo: Unlike Corbyn, Bernie Has No 'Whiff of Anti-Semitism'

December 16th, 2019 8:25 AM
On Morning Joe, Edward Luce of the UK's Financial Times says if Bernie Sanders were the Democrat candidate, that unlike Jeremy Corbyn, he "wouldn't have the whiff of anti-Semitism about him." Donny Deutsch says that—a recent poll notwithstanding—neither Sanders nor Elizabeth Warren would "come close to beating Donald Trump."

Top 10 Ways Media Spun, Censored or Got Business Plain Wrong in 2018

Business
December 20th, 2018 9:56 AM
The liberal media were at it again in 2018, continuing to misreport, exaggerate, censor and spin business and economic news. Some moments were laughable, such as when a New York Times reporter implied America no longer uses coal for energy. Others, such as the warning of a “climate genocide,” were no laughing matter.

Financial Times Names Liberal Billionaire Soros ‘Person of the Year’

Business
December 19th, 2018 3:25 PM
The liberal media have always been selective about what to report on left-wing billionaire George Soros. But lately outlets have started blatantly defending and celebrating the left’s top donor, even naming him “Person of the Year.”

7 Times Media Pushed CEOs to Dump Trump Over Charlottesville

Business
August 16th, 2017 5:06 PM
The media don’t just make the news, they frame it. Journalists did it this week, pushing business CEOs to quit President Donald Trump’s American Manufacturing Council. After one CEO resigned in response to Trump’s comments on the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia, the media urged others to follow. The fallout resulted in Trump shutting down the group entirely. Merck CEO Ken…

Cosmo Panics for Mexican Pine Trees: ‘Stop Eating Avocados Right Now’

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August 18th, 2016 11:01 AM
Overreaction and panic are typical of the environmentalist left. Cosmopolitan magazine proved it again as they ordered people to stop consuming avocados ... for the trees’ sake. “You need to stop eating avocados, right now,” Cosmopolitan demanded Aug. 17. 

Reuters Touts Ted Cruz vs. 'Liberal Media'

February 4th, 2016 12:35 PM
John Llloyd spotlighted how Ted Cruz has picked a fight with the media in a Thursday item for Reuters: "Most Republican contenders take a swing at the media, but Cruz swings more than others." Lloyd pointed out how after his victory in Iowa, Cruz "did not forget to say that it was the American people, not the media, who had chosen him. A supporter emphasized the point by waving a…

Chris Matthews' Entire British Panel Corrects His Claim Blair Was Clos

April 24th, 2011 4:18 PM
There was a marvelous moment on this weekend's "Chris Matthews Show" when the host literally stuck his foot in his mouth claiming in front of four British journalists that former Prime Minister Tony Blair "was much closer emotionally and politically to Bill Clinton" than George W. Bush. Guest's Andrew Sullivan of the Daily Beast and Gillian Tett of the Financial…

Scooped: British Publication Tells Us Uncle Sam Having Problems Unload

September 27th, 2010 1:08 AM
You would think someone in the U.S. establishment press would be following Uncle Sam's progress or lack thereof in getting out from under its investment in Citigroup, especially since the government promised that it would be fully divested from the bank holding company by the end of this year. From all appearances, you would be wrong. It looks like the government may not be able to keep that year…

Headlines: Jobless Claims Plunge, Dive, Plummet, and Decline Sharply

November 29th, 2009 9:37 PM
The day before Thanksgiving brought encouraging news on unemployment.  CBS News.com reported "New Jobless Claims Plunge to 466K."  Investors.com headlined "Jobless Claims Dive To 466,000."  CNN Money.com issued a special report titled "Jobless claims plummet to 14-month low."  And the Financial Times included a link to the Calculated Risk blog article "Weekly…