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Sasse: A republic will not work if we don’t have shared facts

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 3, 2017 at 4:15pm 7/3/2017 at 4:15pm

America has a problem, a fact problem. And it’s being felt across the political spectrum.

Yesterday morning as tradition dictates, I met one of my oldest and dearest friends for brunch. She’s well-informed, well-read, incredibly bright, and quite liberal. After catching up on all things personal the conversation shifted to the current...

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‘No Editors, No Peace!’ New York Times Staffers Protest Cuts at Paper

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 30, 2017 at 3:00pm 6/30/2017 at 3:00pm
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The New York Times is cutting part of its copy editing department. This caused reporters and other staffers to stage a walkout and protest.

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Associated Press Fact Checks Senator’s Porcupine Sex Analogy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 29, 2017 at 2:55pm 6/29/2017 at 2:55pm
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And yet we still have a press corps who hasn’t quite figured out why real America finds it difficult to take them seriously.

While discussing the health care overhaul, Sen. Pat Roberts (R-KS) likened legislative negotiations to porcupines making love. Because they’re a premier purveyor of Serious Journalism™, the Associated Press...

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ABC News Settles With Beef Products Inc. in “Pink Slime” Defamation Case

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at 4:00pm 6/28/2017 at 4:00pm
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Beef Products Inc. (BPI) has reached a settlement agreement with ABC News.

The beef company sued ABC and reporter Jim Avila for defamation after the network aired an investigative segment in 2012 calling a filler product used in ground beef “pink slime.” The complaint alleged omission of facts in addition to food-libel.

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Civil War: Progressive media starting to push back against Democrat fixation on Russia

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 7, 2017 at 1:00pm 6/7/2017 at 1:00pm
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Progressive media outlets have been feeding the “resist we much” mobs since President Trump’s election, and one of their favorite lines of attack has been hammering the Russia “collusion” / “hacking” non-story.  Recently, however, progressive sites have been warning against pursuing it . . . even as Democrat politicians stay focused...

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“Pink Slime” Trial Begins: Beef Products, Inc. Sued ABC News for Food-libel, Defamation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 6, 2017 at 4:30pm 6/6/2017 at 4:30pm
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In 2012, ABC News aired a report that FDA whistleblowers were sounding the alarm over the contents of much ground beef for sale in America.  According to the ABC News report, a “processed meat product” is treated with small amounts of ammonia and used as filler in the nation’s FDA-approved...

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Mika Censors Kathy Griffin News: “We’re not Talking about It. Too Gross. Not Worth Doing”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at 10:00am 5/31/2017 at 10:00am
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If, say, Greg Gutfield had held up a realistic-looking severed head of the previous president, do you think Morning Joe would have refused to cover the story? But on today’s Morning Joe, when a panelist made reference to “the Kathy Griffin news,” Mika Brzezinski put her foot down:

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Sportswriter Out at Denver Post After Controversial Tweet About Japanese Indy 500 Winner

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 2:30pm 5/30/2017 at 2:30pm
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Now former Denver Post sportswriter Terry Frei faced massive criticism after he tweeted he felt “very uncomfortable with a Japanese driver winning the Indianapolis 500 during Memorial Day weekend.”  Takumo Sato became the first Japanese winner of the famous car race.

The social media pile on led him to apologize and delete...

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Fox News Founder Roger Ailes Dead at 77

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 10:00am 5/18/2017 at 10:00am

Roger Ailes, who founded and built news powerhouse Fox News, died today at the age of 77. No one has released a cause of death. His wife released this statement via CNBC:

In a statement to Drudge Report, his wife Elizabeth Ailes said, “I am profoundly sad and heartbroken to report that...

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Michael Smerconish: CNN’s Chris Cuomo “a Stud”

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 1, 2017 at 10:04am 5/1/2017 at 10:04am
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During a discussion on CNN this morning of the health care mandate, radio host Michael Smerconish said, “The way in which you can afford to pay for people with pre-existing conditions is if you get a guy who’s a stud like Chris Cuomo who works out and is healthy, and get...

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‘Why I Left Buzzfeed’ videos by former staffers all the rage on YouTube

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 5:00pm 4/27/2017 at 5:00pm
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At its peak, Buzzfeed was known for their viral content, though I doubt this is the virality they were looking for.

Droves of former Buzzfeed staffers are recording ‘Why I Left Buzzfeed’ videos and publishing them on YouTube.

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Patriots Lash Out at NY Times for Comparing White House Visits

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:30am 4/20/2017 at 10:30am
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The media will do ANYTHING to attack President Donald Trump. The New York Times sports section decided to take a jab at him using the New England Patriots visit as ammunition this time.

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NYT Reporter: Hannity could be next to go at Fox News due to “almost propaganda-like attitude”

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 20, 2017 at 10:00am 4/20/2017 at 10:00am

During today’s Morning Joe discussion of the ouster of Bill O’Reilly at Fox News, Joe Scarborough asked, “Do they remake over the entire network? Is anybody else in the [Murdoch] family’s crosshairs right now?”

Replied New York Times reporter Jeremy Peters: “I think you have to look at somebody like Sean Hannity,...

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Snarky CNN Segment Skewers Trump’s Travel Costs

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 8:30am 4/13/2017 at 8:30am

The question of how much taxpayer money is being spent on President Trump’s travel to Mar a Lago is worthy of inquiry. But CNN’s approach to the subject this morning was a virtual parody of snarky, partisan snideness.

Alisyn Camerota trumpeted the fact that President Trump is on a pace to outspend...

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Tillerson Meets With Lavrov & Putin, Media Loses Its Mind

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 2:30pm 4/12/2017 at 2:30pm
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The best part of President Donald Trump’s presidency? The way it makes the media go crazy. This time the media has gone insane because Secretary of State Rex Tillerson dropped his press pool for an unscheduled meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on his trip to Moscow.

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Republican Wins Kansas Special House Election

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 12, 2017 at 7:00am 4/12/2017 at 7:00am
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Kansas Treasurer Ron Estes won the special election in the 4th district against Democratic civil rights attorney James Thompson. Estes won with 52% of the vote.

Democrats tried to spin the win into a positive because the margin of victory was small. Naturally, many members of the political media...

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Morning Joe: Syria was Obama’s ‘Defining Moment’ and ‘History Going to be Rough’

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 10, 2017 at 10:00am 4/10/2017 at 10:00am

Surprising consensus on today’s Morning Joe that Barack Obama blew it bigly in Syria by punting on his redline. Even Obama fan Mike Barnicle admitted, “Syria was a serious mistake that the Obama administration made.” Foreign policy honcho Richard Haass said “history’s going to...

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