Tag: Media

Pollak: Ironically, Jim Acosta’s Victory Counters Media Narrative About Trump

The mainstream media are celebrating Friday’s decision by a federal judge to force the White House to restore CNN correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass.” Judge Timothy J. Kelly’s decision is being treated as a victory for the free press, and proof that the Trump administration’s decision was wrong and violated Acosta’s constitutional rights. But the decision […]

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Pirro to Kamala Harris: As a Woman Who’s Half African-American, You Should Understand the Role the KKK Played Through the Democratic Party

During her “Opening Statement” segment on Saturday, Fox News Channel’s Jeanine Pirro hammered Sen. Kamala Harris for her claim in a congressional hearing that a perception exists that the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agency is like the Ku Klux Klan. Pirro castigated Harris for making that statement in a line of questioning to […]

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Greenwald: Prosecution of Assange ‘Grave Threat To Press Freedom’

Glenn Greenwald, known for his work exposing the NSA’s covert surveillance of American and other citizens, writes that the prosecution of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange poses a “grave threat to press freedom,” reminding readers that even Obama’s Department of Justice recognized this. Despite this, Greenwald notes the current DOJ has obtained sealed charges against the […]

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‘People Have to Behave’: Donald Trump Demands Reporters ‘Practice Decorum’ at White House

President Donald Trump reacted to an order from a federal judge to reinstate CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press credentials on Friday, demanding decorum from reporters at the White House. “People have to behave. We’re writing up rules and regulations,” Trump said, referring to how he wants reporters to conduct themselves in the White House. The […]

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Judge Orders White House to Immediately Restore CNN Reporter Jim Acosta’s Press Pass

A judge on Friday ordered the White House to immediately restore the hard pass press credential of CNN White House Correspondent Jim Acosta after it was temporarily suspended following a tense exchange with President Donald Trump. U.S. District Court Judge Timothy Kelly, citing the Under Sherrill precedent, said the White House did not provide Acosta “due […]

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Nolte – Media Cover-Up: Guy Who Yelled ‘Heil Hitler’ During ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ Performance Hates Trump

The establishment media do not want you to know it was a Trump-hater who stood up during a Baltimore performance of Fiddler on the Roof to yell “Heil Hitler, Heil Trump!” Look at the headlines: Washington Post: “A man shouted ‘Heil Hitler’ and ‘Heil Trump’ during ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ — and people fled” CNN: […]

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Facebook’s ‘independent oversight group’ is destined to fail

If there was any doubt about how big Facebook has gotten, CEO Mark Zuckerberg compared the struggles Facebook faces with deciding what kind of content to allow on its platform to the struggles cities face in mitigating crime. “No one expects crime to be eliminated completely, but you expect things […]

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Fox News Backing CNN’s Lawsuit Against White House

Fox News Channel announced Wednesday it will support CNN’s lawsuit against the White House over the temporary suspension of White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass” press credential, revealing the company will file an amicus brief in defense of the partisan network. Fox News issued a statement accusing the White House of “weaponizing” Secret Service passes […]

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Poll: 72% Blame Media for ‘Dividing Americans, Spreading Hate’

Seventy-two percent of Americans blame the media for dividing the country and spreading hate, according to the Washington Examiner. “Nearly three-quarters of the country believes that the media is ‘dividing Americans’ along political, racial, and gender lines, a stunning condemnation of the press, according to a new national survey,” the outlet writes. A fewer number […]

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Amazon ‘Fixes’ Alexa’s Description of CNN’s Jim Acosta as ‘Fake Journalist’

Amazon has fixed its A.I. assistant Alexa after devices were describing CNN Chief White House Correspondent Jim Acosta as a “fake journalist.” A video of Alexa’s description of Acosta went viral after a man filmed himself asking his device, “Who is Jim Acosta?” “Abilio James Acosta is an American fake journalist who is currently the […]

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Snap reveals U.S. subpoenas over 2017 IPO disclosures

(Reuters) — The U.S. Justice Department and Securities and Exchange Commission have subpoenaed Snap for information about its March 2017 initial public offering, the social media app maker told Reuters on Tuesday. Snap said in a statement it has responded to the government subpoenas and other requests for information. The […]

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Full Document: CNN’s Lawsuit to Restore Jim Acosta’s White House Credentials

CNN on Tuesday filed a federal lawsuit against President Donald Trump and various White House aides following the temporary suspension of Chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s “hard pass” media credential. The administration stripped Acosta of his pass to enter the White House following President Donald Trump’s contentious news conference last week, where Acosta refused to give up a […]

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White House: Jim Acosta Lawsuit ‘Just More Grandstanding from CNN’

White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders responded to a lawsuit filed by CNN after Jim Acosta’s press pass was suspended. “This is just more grandstanding from CNN, and we will vigorously defend against this lawsuit,” Sanders said in a statement to reporters. Sanders noted that CNN had nearly 50 additional White House reporting, producing, and […]

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PwC: Only 4% of executives say their business has successfully implemented AI

It seems almost impossible to have a conversation about emerging enterprise tech without bringing up artificial intelligence (AI). But according to a newly published report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC), AI remains decidedly more talk than action where most executives are concerned. PwC’s 11th annual Digital IQ survey of thousands of business, […]

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Masse seeks to improve product recommendations by building a friends network

Ecommerce sites have a trust problem. More than 80 percent of consumers believe friends and family — not influencers or traditional advertisements — are the most reliable sources of information about products, according to Nielsen. But try telling that to Amazon, which prioritizes sponsored content and first-party brands in search results. (By some […]

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Poll: 61 Percent of Democrats Say Republicans Are ‘Racist,’ ‘Bigoted,’ ‘Sexist’

A majority of Democrats — 61 percent — describe Republicans as “racist, “bigoted,” and “sexist,” according to a Monday-published poll commissioned by Axios. Thirty-one percent of Republicans describe Democrats the same way. The online poll surveyed 3,215 U.S. adults, and has a margin of error of three percentage points. Fifty-four percent of Democrats view Republicans […]

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Tucker Carlson Rebuts ‘Assault’ Claim: Country Club Booted Avenatti Client After 3-Week Investigation

Fox News host Tucker Carlson released a statement over the weekend defending himself and his children against a criminal allegation publicized by left-wing attorney Michael Avenatti. According to various reports, on October 13,  at the Farmington Country Club bar in Charlottesville, Virginia, Carlson got into a verbal confrontation with Juan Granados, a left-wing activist. In […]

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Jerry Brown Blames Climate Change for California Wildfires

California Gov. Jerry Brown blamed climate change Sunday for the California wildfires, despite a complete lack of evidence — a day after President Donald Trump was widely criticized for blaming poor forest management. According to the Associated Press, Brown, described as an “evangelist” for climate change, also blamed climate change deniers for the deadly fires, […]

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Atomico leads $24 million investment in UI prototyping platform Framer

Dutch design prototyping startup Framer has raised $24 million in a series B round of funding led by Atomico, with participation from Accel and AngelList. Founded out of Amsterdam in 2014, Framer offers an interactive design tool called Framer X, which launched as a replacement to the previous incarnation two months ago. In […]

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Pro-Corbyn Labour Pundit Brands Poppy Appeal ‘Grotesque’, ‘Racist’, ‘White Supremacist’

Aaron Bastani, a Labour Party member and media talking head, launched an astonishing attack on the Poppy Appeal, the Royal British Legion, and the Invictus Games ahead of the First World War centenary. The Novara Media co-founder and frontman denounced the Poppy Appeal, a fundraising initiative instituted in the wake of the Great War to […]

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Report: Country Club Bars Man After Calling Tucker Carlson’s Daughter a ‘C*nt,’ ‘Whore’

A Virginia country club revoked the membership of a man accused of verbally accosting Tucker Carlson’s teenage daughter last month, according to the Fox News Channel host. Conversely, the man referred to as Juan alleges Carlson assaulted him and is purportedly being represented by television lawyer Michael Avenatti. Carlson provided a lengthy statement to The Hill’s Joe Concha Saturday, […]

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