Most kids strive to get A's. Some of them are happy with bees.
The Kentucky teenager who claims he's the victim of a false portrayal by the news gets to move ahead with his defamation lawsuit against NBC. Nicholas Sandmann was on a school trip in Washington D.C. last January when he came face to face with a Native American activist. News reports showed video of the encounter […]
The following is a news analysis. There's a new article that echoes the reporting I've done on the co-opting, bias and agenda editing that has become rampant at the world's most popular encyclopedia: Wikipedia. According to the report in Hollywood Reporter, NBC hired a "Wikipedia Whitewasher" to handle Matt Lauer's biography page and make it […]
This article first posted in February of 2014 What’s most successful when it appears to be something it’s not? Astroturf. As in fake grassroots. The many ways that corporations, special interests and political interests of all stripes exploit media and the Internet to perpetuate astroturf is ever-expanding. Surreptitious astroturf methods are now more important […]
[Above: NBC's Kerry Sanders reporting on a Florida alligator hunt] The following is a news commentary When someone goes after a reporter these days, it’s not always easy to figure out what’s behind it. The strange attack of NBC’s recent, fascinating report on alligators in Florida falls into that category. The NBC reporter, Kerry Sanders, […]
It's just one survey but, if it is accurate, reports of Donald Trump's imminent political demise once again appear to have been greatly exaggerated. A new NBC News Online Survey measured "Public Opinion on Republican Debates," and was at odds, in some instances, with many pundits and a great deal of conventional wisdom. The survey was […]
New York Magazine's account of the alleged "suppression" of investigative stories at NBC News sounds familiar -- and much like my own experience as told in Stonewalled. For example, at precisely the same time my producer and I suddenly began hitting a brick wall when offering investigative stories on Obamacare to the CBS News broadcasts, in October of […]
Howie Kurtz of MediaBuzz and I discuss the role of national news anchor in the wake of the NBC Brian Williams controversy. [button link="http://video.foxnews.com/v/4040351006001/after-the-buzz-brian-williams-celebrity/?#sp=show-clips"]Watch the video here[/button]