Tag: Media

MSNBC’S Joy Reid on DoJ Handling of Mueller Report: ‘It Feels Like the Seeds of a Cover-Up Are Here’

Saturday on MSNBC’s “AM Joy,” host Joy Reid suggested the possibility of a cover-up was underway regarding Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller’s report and the any alleged wrongdoing of President Donald Trump or his associates. Reid said that given Attorney General William Barr wasn’t recused, unlike his predecessor Jeff Sessions, there could be […]

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Meacham: Mueller Report ‘Will Shape Who We Are for at Least Two Years, Six Years’

Friday on MSNBC’s “The 11th Hour,” presidential historian Jon Meacham argued the contents of the report filed by Department of Justice special counsel Robert Mueller to Attorney General William Barr earlier in the day were so profound that they would shape “who we are” for the next few years. “And so, what we don’t know, […]

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Leftists Cope with Mueller Report Bust with Hope of New York Investigations

Leftist thought leaders urged supporters not to lose hope after the Mueller report ended Friday with no new indictments against President Donald Trump and his family. Their new hope after the Mueller report? The United States District Court of the Southern District of New York. “People, and by people, I mean Democrats, do NOT lose your […]

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Flashback: John Brennan Wrongly Predicts More Mueller Indictments

LAWRENCE O’DONNELL: Are you one who’s willing to, at this stage of the game, venture a guess about where Robert Mueller is and isn’t in this process and how close he is to filing a report? And beyond that, what would you would expect from such a report? JOHN BRENNAN: I think Robert Mueller wants […]

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John Dean: Mueller Probe Conclusion Doesn’t Resolve Whether Trump Russian Agent

Appearing Friday evening on CNN’s Erin Burnett OutFront, former Nixon White House counsel and network contributor John Dean said the completion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 election does not resolve whether President Donald Trump is a Russian agent. A senior Department of Justice official on Friday […]

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CNN Reacts to Mueller News: ‘Huge Victory for the President,’ Trump ‘Vindicated’

A panel on CNN’s Situation Room With Wolf Blitzer reacted live on air to news that the Mueller report has concluded and resulted in no new indictments by admitting that President Trump has won a “huge victory.” “He’s been vindicated by them,” Evan Pérez said of President Trump and the Mueller report. “And then he’s now vindicated, […]

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NPR Allows Former Australian PM Kevin Rudd to Blame Breitbart, Falsely, for New Zealand Terror

Former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd told National Public Radio (NPR) on Thursday morning that Breitbart was to blame for inciting last week’s terror attacks at two mosques in New Zealand, in which 50 people were murdered. Rudd was interviewed by Rachel Martin and Steve Inskeep on NPR’s Morning Edition, who said that the massacre “throws a […]

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Research: Google Search Bias Flipped Seats for Democrats in Midterms

New research from psychologist and search engine expert Dr. Robert Epstein shows that biased Google searches had a measurable impact on the 2018 midterm elections, pushing tens of thousands of votes towards the Democrat candidates in three key congressional races, and potentially millions more in races across the country. The study, from Epstein and a […]

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CNN: U.S. Lacks New Zealand’s ‘Urgency’ in Banning Guns

On Thursday, CNN published a report suggesting the U.S. lacks New Zealand’s “urgency” in banning guns. They teased the report with a tweet that highlighted the speed with which the New Zealand government banned an entire classification of firearms, parts, and accessories: “When a killer gunned down 50 people this month at two mosques in […]

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Pinterest hires Walmart CTO Jeremy King as head of engineering

Just a few days after VentureBeat reported that Pinterest chief technology officer (CTO) Vanja Josifovski was jumping ship for Airbnb, the musical chairs merry-go-round continues with news that Pinterest has hired Walmart CTO Jeremy King as its new head of engineering. The announcement comes less than 24 hours after an internal memo revealed that King […]

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CNN Contributor Rebukes Network for Charlottesville Hoax

CNN political commentator Steve Cortes has taken his own network to task for perpetuating the lie that President Donald Trump referred to neo-Nazis in the Charlottesville, Virginia, riot as “very fine people.” As Breitbart News has noted repeatedly, CNN’s own contemporaneous reporting showed that Trump was referring to peaceful protesters over the issue of the removal […]

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After Christchurch, Facebook concedes AI alone can’t stop violent livestreams

“Many people have asked why artificial intelligence (AI) didn’t detect the video from last week’s attack automatically,” said Guy Rosen, Facebook VP of integrity, in a blog post published today. “AI has made massive progress over the years and in many areas, which has enabled us to proactively detect the vast majority of the content […]

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Pollak: Donna Brazile Trashed John McCain While He Was Alive; Now She’s His Biggest Fan

Former interim Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile was full of posthumous praise for the late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) on Wednesday’s edition of Fox News’ Special Report with Bret Baier. The context was President Trump’s renewed criticism of McCain after a newly-released deposition showed how deeply McCain was involved in the fraudulent “Russia dossier” that has […]

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Sharpton: Trump Kowtowing to ‘Core White Constituents’ — Will Not Call Out Racists and Bigots

Wednesday on the “Tom Joyner Morning Show,” MSNBC host Al Sharpton said President Donald Trump only cared about “his core white constituents,” and therefore he will not attack racists and bigots. Sharpton said, “As we look at what has been transpiring around the whole question of 50 people being killed in New Zealand, now we have […]

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Turkish President Erdogan Writes Washington Post Op-ed on Christchurch, Rails Against Islamophobia

The Washington Post on Tuesday allowed Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, one of the world’s leading authoritarian jailers of journalists, to write an op-ed about the Christchurch shooting. In the piece, Erdogan praised Turkey’s ostensible hospitality to minority groups and railed against widespread “Islamophobia” in the Western world. Erdogan’s thesis was that the Christchurch killer […]

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Google fined $1.69 billion by EU for AdSense antitrust abuses

Google has been fined $1.69 billion by European regulators, who claim the U.S. tech giant abused its dominant position in search to force third-party sites to favor its own ad network while freezing out rivals. This marks the third massive antitrust fine levied against Google by the European Union, which has become increasingly aggressive in […]

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Adventures in Modernism

What was it like to be a queer child in South Carolina during the Great Depression? Guy Davenport, with his incomparable gift for re-creating lost pockets of time, offered one plausible glimpse in his short story “A Gingham Dress,” published in 1990. The scene is a roadside mart, where a hillbilly family is selling homegrown […]

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Koppel: Establishment Press ‘Out to Get’ Trump

Earlier this month during a discussion with Marvin Kalb at the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Ted Koppel, the former ABC’s “Nightline,” acknowledged the media were out to get President Donald Trump, saying Trump wasn’t “mistaken” in holding the belief. According to Koppel, some so-called media organizations made the decision Trump was “bad” for the […]

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CNN’s Toobin: ‘Absurd’ to Equate Rep. Omar’s ‘Silly Statement’ to Trump’s ‘Racist and Bigoted Tirades’

Tuesday on CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360,” network legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin said Rep. Ilhan Omar‘s (D-MN) antisemitic statements were “silly” in comparison to President Donald Trump‘s “racist and bigoted tirades.” Toobin said, “The only reason Donald Trump is a politician at all is because he made up a racist lie about Barack Obama not being born […]

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CNN’s Tapper: Trump’s ‘Maliciousness’ Is ‘Infecting’ the ‘Whole Republican Party’

Tuesday on CNN’s “The Lead,” host Jake Tapper said President Donald Trump’s  “maliciousness,” is “really infecting the whole Republican Party.” Commenting on the president’s latest criticisms of late Sen. John McCain (R-AZ), Tapper said, “Literally his wife, his widow and his children, they are still mourning. It was just seven months ago. Why is this happening?” […]

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Boyer: Donald Trump Changed The New York Times. Is It Forever?

Peter J. Boyer writes for Esquire magazine that, with the advent of Donald J. Trump in presidential politics, elite news media such as the New York Times were so triggered as to abandon the norms of traditional journalism – most significantly, the heralded posture of neutrality. When the closing gavels came down on the 2016 political […]

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Breitbart News’ Joel Pollak: The Definitive Takedown of the Charlottesville ‘Very Fine People’ Hoax

Breitbart News Senior Editor-at-Large Joel Pollak dismantled the lie that President Donald Trump described white supremacists and neo-Nazis as “very fine people” following 2017’s demonstrations and riots in Charlottesville, VA. He offered his analysis during an introductory monologue on Monday’s edition of SiriusXM’s Breitbart News Tonight with co-host Rebecca Mansour. Pollak began, “First we have […]

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