An insightful look at the record when it comes to media demands for President Trump to disavow and condemn racism.
The following is an excerpt of an article by Glenn Greenwald in The Intercept Just weeks before the election, the tech giants unite to block access to incriminating reporting about their preferred candidate. THE NEW YORK POST IS one of the country’s oldest and largest newspapers. Founded in 1801 by Alexander Hamilton, only three U.S. newspapers […]
A short list of the reforms our industry should have made to gain back public confidence moving into the 2020 elections.
The following is an excerpt from an article in The Intercept. Outlets claiming to have “confirmed” Jeffrey Goldberg’s story about Trump’s troops comments are again abusing that vital term. ONE OF THE MOST HUMILIATING journalism debacles of the Trump era played out on December 8, 2017, first on CNN and then on MSNBC. The spectacle kicked off on that Friday […]
The following is an excerpt from an article in Breitbart: U.S. Judge Jed S. Rakoff, a Bill Clinton appointee, allowed Sarah Palin’s defamation lawsuit against the New York Times to proceed, saying that a jury should decide whether editorial page editor James Bennet acted with “actual malice” in writing that Palin was responsible for “political incitement” that […]
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Shortly after President Trump's Saturday news conference announcing several executive orders, numerous analysts and political figures falsely claimed that he'd announced plans to "permanently defund Social Security" and/or Medicare if he's re-elected. Trump never said that. President Trump did announce a temporary deferral of those taxes for some Americans as part of coronavirus economic relief. […]
The following is Sharyl Attkisson's complete response to questions posed by The Washington Post's Paul Farhi as prompted by a Media Matters propaganda blog. Please excuse our typos. Farhi: Hello, Sharyl...I'm writing a story about Sinclair's coverage and commentary about the coronavirus and would like to talk to you about what you've been reporting on […]