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Soap in a sponge: The enduring myth that George Zimmerman was told not to get out of his car

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2013 at 1:33pm

There are many lessons to be learned from the media miscoverage of the George Zimmerman shooting of Trayvon Martin.

We’ve dealt repeatedly with the false “hoodie” and racial narratives, the ludicrous audio and video analyses, and the misunderstanding of the role Stand Your Ground played [actually, did not play] in the case.

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What do Steven Pagones, Kareem Brunner and George Zimmerman have in common?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 15, 2013 at 4:48pm

Now that George Zimmerman has been acquitted in a court of law, it’s reasonable to review how the case progressed. Breitbart provided a useful timeline. Here’s the third item:

March 13, 2012 – NBC’s...

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Turkish protesters accuse local media of covering up for Erdogan

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 17, 2013 at 6:30pm

Good thing such media bias in favor of a bullying leader could not happen here.

From BBC:

Demonstrators in Turkey are taking on the media over the protests surrounding Gezi Park.

One of Turkey’s biggest uprisings, the protests began over the government’s plan to build a shopp...

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Wag The IRS Scandal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 14, 2013 at 9:51pm

The most potent electoral issue of all is all but gone from the mainstream media.

CNN, GOP tries to keep focus on IRS targeting scandal:

Remember the Internal Revenue Service targeting of conservative groups?

It was the scandal du jour in Washington last month, now relegated to back-burner status after recent revelations of a vast...

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Would all the reporters who savaged Bob Woodward now like to apologize?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 14, 2013 at 11:43am

How long ago is seems now.

Bob Woodward complained in February about heavy handed administration treatment after Woodward reported that Obama was untruthful about who came up with the idea of the Sequester:

The reaction from the left media in particular was savagery, belittling Woodward, making is seem as if the words used...

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Republican Bundler Outraged Media Syndrome

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 3, 2013 at 3:45pm

In a telling editorial last year, the Washington Post railed against Mr Romney’s Secret Bundlers:

Who are these men and women to whom the campaign is so deeply indebted? Mr. Romney has yet...

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If not for prior #Gosnell Twitter campaign, would MSM be covering Bronx and D.C. revelations?

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 29, 2013 at 1:33pm

We previously noted how an active Twitter movement forced the mainstream media into covering the Gosnell trial, Infographic — Conservative Tweets Force MSM Coverage of #Gosnell.

Another pro-life group has released videos of clinics in the Bronx and District of Columbia, and it is getting mainstream newspaper coverage.

From The Washington Post,

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Writer aboard Titanic worried about who’s buying other ocean liners

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at 4:25pm

Trust in the mainstream media is at an all time low, according to Gallup:

Americans’ distrust in the media hit a new high this year, with 60% saying they have little or no trust in the mass media to report the news fully, accurately, and fairly. Distrust is up from the...

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Worst Boston Bombing prediction in one image

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 22, 2013 at 1:09pm

And you thought it was bad here.

Via Tim Blair’s blog (h/t sdog), an image that ran last Friday morning in...

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Infographic — Conservative Tweets Force MSM Coverage of #Gosnell

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 15, 2013 at 8:02pm

There was a lot of Twitter activity trying to drive the mainstream media to cover the trial of Kermit Gosnell.

The Washington Post and NY Times, among others, now will be sending reporters to the trial, although denying that any pro-abortion bias caused them to shy away.  As you also know, there...

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Salon.com shouts “Look, Squirrel!” to deflect #Gosnell outrage

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 13, 2013 at 8:23am

As noted yesterday, the widespread attention to the mainstream media’s news blackout on the Kermit Gosnell trial evoked a pushback at Salon.com with the claim that “feminist” writers had written about the horrors, and therefore according to Irin Carmon, There is no Gosnell coverup.

That gave rise to pushback no. 2 by Alex...

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Tweet to break the #Gosnell news blackout

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 12, 2013 at 12:00pm

The mainstream media is ignoring Kermit Gosnell’s abortion shop of horrors.

In addition to the near total blackout at newspapers like The NY Times and Washington Post and all major networks except Fox News, mainstream news sites like Politico are silent, with not a single s...

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Detroit Free Press rebuffs reader demand to cover Gosnell butchery

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 12, 2013 at 9:14am

The butchery of infants born alive after abortions at the Philadelphia clinic run by Kermit Gosnell is gruesome beyond description, as described in my prior post, A Culture of Death is their choice.

The details are not new.  The horrific Grand Jury Report (h/t Dave Weigel) was issued over two years ago.

Yet this mass murder,...

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.@TheFix and @FixSean run dubious Thatcher/Palin story, fail to correct (Update – corrected)

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 9, 2013 at 9:37am

Yesterday, Sean Sullivan at Chris Cillizza’s The Fix column at The Washington Post ran the following paragraph in a story titled 5 moments that show why Margaret Thatcher mattered in American politics:

5) Spurning Sarah Palin: In 2011, the Guardian newspaper reported that Thatcher would not be meeting with Sarah Palin during Palin’s trip...

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