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LA Times Executive Editor: The Term 'Looting' is Racist

June 11th, 2020 9:40 AM

Tuesday’s edition of PBS NewsHour featured a discussion about “the differences in the experiences of black journalists as contrasted with their colleagues.” One of the guests, Los Angeles Times Executive Editor Norman Pearlstine, talked about how “one of the active debates we had over the past week was about the use of the word ‘looting’ to describe the…

LAT Sings the Praises of ‘Energized’ Lemon, Ignores Ugly Rhetoric

June 10th, 2020 8:39 PM

The Los Angeles Times published Wednesday a roughly 1,600 love letter hailing CNN Tonight host and liberal pundit Don Lemon, reveling his near-constant presence on the Jeffrey Zucker-led network amid nationwide unrest and racial tensions. Reporter Stephen Battaglio hailed Lemon’s rise, painting him as a truth-teller and a key voice in shepherding Americans to think more critically…

'Gone With the Wind' CANCELLED for 'Racist Depictions'

Culture
June 10th, 2020 8:45 AM

Gone With the Wind is gone from HBO Max's video library after the classic film was effectively "cancelled" in today's racial climate. On Monday, 12 Years a Slave screenwriter John Ridley wrote an op-ed in the Los Angeles Times calling for HBO Max to remove Gone With the Wind from its library because it “glorifies the antebellum south,” “ignore[s] the horrors of slavery." …

LA Times Admits Global Econ Disaster Could Kill More People Than Virus

Business
May 13th, 2020 10:49 AM
A liberal newspaper admitted the public health costs the virus-induced global economic disaster could have on the global population and how its effects could likely outpunch the coronavirus itself. “The economic devastation wrought by the pandemic could ultimately kill more people than the virus itself,” The Los Angeles Times admitted. 

LA Times Touts Push to Expand Federal Media Ad Spending 400%-900%

Business
April 30th, 2020 4:00 PM
The Los Angeles Times touted a new media lobbying effort to expand federal ad spending by billions of dollars for local media companies. In a story headlined, “Rocked by coronavirus losses, TV, radio, newspapers seek government ad dollars,” The Times pushed the case for expanded government-funding of media outlets. “Every year the federal government spends around $1 billion…

Reporter Tweets Contempt for Trump Wearing ‘USA’ Hat at Virus Briefing

March 14th, 2020 10:22 PM
For a bunch of people who still act outraged that anyone mocked Barack Obama wearing a tan suit in the briefing room, the liberals sure take offense every time they think President Trump has cheapened an occasion with a Trump hat. The president appeared with a navy blue cap that says "USA" at the open of Saturday's coronavirus briefing. The president spoke for about 15 minutes…
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ABC Suspends Gutman Over False Claim About Kobe Bryant Crash

January 29th, 2020 6:27 PM
Early Wednesday evening, ABC News announced that chief national correspondent Matt Gutman would be suspended an undisclosed amount of time for falsely stating during a Sunday afternoon ABC News Special Report that all four of the late Kobe Bryant’s daughters were on the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, California, killing all nine passengers.

Kobe Bryant Led Imperfect Life, But Finished Strong

Culture
January 29th, 2020 2:08 PM
First there was the rise to NBA stardom, followed by the fall, and a strong finish for Kobe Bryant before his tragic death last Sunday. Included in his legacy are career highlights that few NBA players ever will approach, a devotion to faith and family and more tributes than one can count.

Shocker: ‘Nonpartisan’ GAO’s Union Overwhelmingly Supports Dems

Business
January 21st, 2020 8:00 AM
The Government Accountability Office (GAO) said Jan. 16 that President Donald Trump broke the law when he withheld aid from Ukraine. The union for that “independent, nonpartisan” agency naturally supports Democrats. Just don’t expect the media to tell you about it.

L.A. Dodgers Manager Nearly Cancelled for Christian Speech

Culture
January 17th, 2020 10:00 AM
"Cancel culture" almost claimed another high profile sports victim this week. Los Angeles Dodgers Manager Dave Roberts drew criticism from the Los Angeles Times and SB Nation sports blog for agreeing to speak at a Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) event in Kern County, Calif., but he made the obligatory confession of ignorance to sidestep the condemnation of LGBT media lapdogs. For…

The Real Reason the Media Trashed Gervais’s Monologue

January 11th, 2020 1:30 PM
The media’s report card on Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes gig proved as brutal as expected. Variety called Gervais’ performance “tame.” The L.A. Times was even colder with its takedown. The USA Today reviewer described Gervais’ performance as “dull": "There were a few chuckles to be had, but even fans of Gervais’ harsh brand…

Media Weep for Celebs Wounded by Ricky Gervais’ Golden Globes Attack

Culture
January 6th, 2020 1:07 PM
Several journalists sprang up to defend Hollywood snowflakes from awards show host Ricky Gervais after he blasted the crowd at the 2020 Golden Globes during his opening monologue. The U.K. comedian ribbed the wealthy movie-making elite with jokes about how out-of-touch and corrupt many of them are, and how they are “in no position to lecture the public on anything.”

Woke Streaming: Hulu 'Specifically Wanted Gay Slasher Movie'

Culture
December 30th, 2019 7:00 AM
Apparently, Hulu thinks we need to start 2020 knowing that “gay slasher movie” is now a genre. The Los Angeles Times reported that Hulu "specifically wanted a gay slasher movie," so the streaming site’s Into the Dark horror anthology series celebrates the New Year with what is described as "gleefully remix[ing] familiar genre tropes with distinctly gay subject…

Report: Tom Steyer Spent $47 Million in 84 Days on White House Bid

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October 18th, 2019 4:26 PM
Spending millions on his own campaign, is liberal billionaire Tom Steyer drawing into question his goal of getting money out of politics? Steyer spent a whopping $47 million “during the first three months of his presidential bid” (84 days), which “places him on track to join the biggest self-funding political candidates in American history,” The Los Angeles Times…