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Mika: Trump Should ‘Bow Down’ to Strength of Women After Hillary ‘Cleaned His Clock’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 28, 2016 at 8:30am 9/28/2016 at 8:30am
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Mika is Woman: hear her roar! Mika Brzezinski had a suggestion for Donald Trump on today’s Morning Joe. After Hillary, in the debate, “cleaned his clock” and “wiped the floor” with him, Mika suggested that Trump might want to “bow down” in acknowledgement of the strength of women.

Mika was still furious...

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MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Thankful Terrorists Used Bombs, Not Guns

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 19, 2016 at 5:34pm 9/19/2016 at 5:34pm
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On Saturday night, a pressure bomb exploded in the Chelsea neighborhood of Manhattan, leaving 29 people injured.

Despite that pesky fact, MSNBC’s Chris Hayes is thankful it was a BOMB, not a gun.

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Media Believes Trump Tricked Them Over Non-Birther Event

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, September 16, 2016 at 2:30pm 9/16/2016 at 2:30pm
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So the media lost their minds on Twitter when they arrived at a Donald Trump birther event, only to hear from veterans and why they support Trump. Ehrmahgerd, Trump tricked them!!! Or did he?

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Talking Points: Hillary Tried to “Power Through” Illness

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 13, 2016 at 11:30am 9/13/2016 at 11:30am
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In the same way that Democrats and the media kept Hillary’s health out of the news until it could no longer be ignored, they’re now working together on the explanation.

Clearly, someone sent out a memo which suggested the words “power through” should be used in every response.

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Report: Fox News Settles With Gretchen Carlson for $20 Million Over Ailes Lawsuit

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 4:00pm 9/6/2016 at 4:00pm
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In July, former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, the company’s former CEO. She claimed he fired her after “she complained about a hostile working environment” and refused to sleep with Ailes.

Ailes denied the allegations, but today Fox News settled with Carlson for $20...

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Greta Van Susteren Leaves Fox News, Says “Has Not Felt Like Home”

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at 1:00pm 9/6/2016 at 1:00pm
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Greta Van Susteren suddenly left Fox News on Monday after 14 years.

Brit Hume will now host her show “On the Record” at the 7PM time slot starting on Tuesday and through the election. It is unknown if Fox News will change their schedule after the election.

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Univision Will Shut Down Gawker Next Week

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 19, 2016 at 7:00am 8/19/2016 at 7:00am
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Univision has decided to end production at Gawker after they bought the company for $135 million at an auction. Reporter J.K. Trotter wrote:

After nearly fourteen years of operation, Gawker.com will be shutting down next week. The decision to close Gawker comes days after Univision successfully bid $135 million for Gawker Media’s...

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Did the Tea Party become the “Trump Party”?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 17, 2016 at 5:30pm 8/17/2016 at 5:30pm
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Every now and then, I like to check on the state of reporting as it relates to the Tea Party…for entertainment purposes. I have decided that if any actual fact is offered in the elite media stories, it is purely coincidental.

Today’s review shows that after over 7 years of independent conservative...

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Newspapers Dropping Paywalls Since Most Don’t Generate Revenue

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, August 11, 2016 at 5:30pm 8/11/2016 at 5:30pm
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Newspapers continue to drop paywalls as more people aren’t willing to pay for a digital subscription, especially since so many others other free content. The AFP reports:

Newspapers in the English-speaking world ended paywalls some 69 times through May 2015, including 41 temporary and 28 permanent drops, according to a study by...

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Faces of Erdogan’s Purge: Journalists Detained in Turkey

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 29, 2016 at 3:30pm 7/29/2016 at 3:30pm
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Turkish journalist Mahir Zeynalov spent this morning tweeting pictures and bios of some of the journalists detained by the Turkish government.

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan seems to think they have connections to Fehtullah Gülen, who he blames for the coup, or at least that is the excuse for the round up.

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Gretchen Carlson Files Sexual Harassment Suit Against Roger Ailes

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 4:30pm 7/6/2016 at 4:30pm
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Former Fox New host Gretchen Carlson has filed a sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, the company’s chairman and CEO.

She claims he fired her after “she complained about a hostile working environment” and refused to sleep with Ailes.

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Hulk Hogan Verdict Lands Gawker in Bankruptcy

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 10, 2016 at 5:30pm 6/10/2016 at 5:30pm
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Gawker Media filed for bankruptcy protection due to the $140 million verdict to Hulk Hogan after they published a video of him having sex with his best friend’s wife.

I saw people celebrating the bankruptcy news, but this action allows Gawker to delay any payment to Hogan. The bankruptcy also allows the company “to...

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Pregnant Savannah Guthrie Skipping Rio Olympics Over Zika

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 7, 2016 at 1:30pm 6/7/2016 at 1:30pm
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Today host Savannah Guthrie announced her pregnancy this morning, but also said she won’t travel to Rio due to Zika concerns.

She said:

“I’m not going to be able to go to Rio … The doctors say that we shouldn’t because of the CDC, because of the Zika virus, so I’ll miss it,”...

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Obama Press Advisor Attacks Fox News Over Clarification on Iran Video

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 3, 2016 at 12:00pm 6/3/2016 at 12:00pm
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President Obama press advisor Jen Psaki attacked Fox News after reporter James Rosen asked for clarification over her statement about deleted footage from a 2013 press briefing about secret Iran and U.S. talks.

Rosen asked then-State spokeswoman Psaki about the meeting in 2013, a year after the department denied such talks existed....

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Newspaper Industry Files Federal Suit Against Ad-blocking Industry

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 29, 2016 at 3:00pm 5/29/2016 at 3:00pm
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Newspapers face a range of problems from loss of public trust to loss of print readership to bankruptcy...

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CNN and MSNBC Ban Trump Acolyte Roger Stone

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 5:45pm 4/7/2016 at 5:45pm
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Trump Acolyte Roger Stone was booted off CNN for good after sending a few less than appropriate tweets about network employees in February.

Politico reported:

“He will no longer appear as a guest on CNN,” a spokesperson told POLITICO.

Stone had made disparaging remarks on Twitter about CNN political analyst Ana Navarro that were...

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Neil Cavuto is an amazing man

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 7, 2016 at 4:00pm 4/7/2016 at 4:00pm
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The gravely-voiced Fox Business anchor has always been one of my favorites (as far as news anchors go) for one reason — he’s consistently gracious, even-tempered, and fact-oriented, even with the most ridiculous of guests.

Yesterday, Cavuto published on article on LinkedIn, talking about his life with Multiple Sclerosis.

He was...

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