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Did Trump Win his Feud with Fox News?

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at 3:07pm 9/1/2015 at 3:07pm
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During the first Republican presidential debate earlier this month, all hell broke loose after an exchange on the “war on women” between debate moderator Megyn Kelly and contender Donald Trump. The furor over Kelly’s snark, and Trump’s audacity, boiled over into a weeks-long debate between those convinced that Kelly had wrongfully...

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Media Reacts To Hillary’s Terrorist Comments

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 30, 2015 at 12:30pm 8/30/2015 at 12:30pm
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Hillary Clinton stirred up a hornets nest with her comparison of her GOP rivals to terrorists:

“Now, extreme views about women, we expect that from some of the terrorist groups, we expect that from people...

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Hillary shuts down Ed Henry’s questions on Huma, Servergate

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 28, 2015 at 6:17pm 8/28/2015 at 6:17pm
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Is Hillary Clinton nervous, irritated, or both?

If I’m placing my bets, I’m going with nervous. Things aren’t going well for her—recent polling shows that voters like Vice President Joe Biden (some like him even more than they like Clinton,) the media is closing in on her inconsistencies regarding her server...

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News Team Murdered on Air–Gun Control Advocates Swarm (Updates)

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, August 26, 2015 at 11:58am 8/26/2015 at 11:58am
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This morning, Virginia reporter Alison Parker and photographer Adam Ward were shot and killed during a live broadcast near Moneta, Virginia. The shooter, Vester Lee Flanagan, shot himself approximately five hours after the murders.

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Hillary Clinton Bars Young Supporters from Speaking to Press

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, July 18, 2015 at 8:30pm 7/18/2015 at 8:30pm
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Yesterday in Iowa, the Hillary Clinton campaign told their young supporters they couldn’t speak to the press. This clumsy and seemingly paranoid move earned Hillary Clinton mockery even on MSNBC.

Daniel Halper of the Weekly Standard has the details:

“Here’s what struck me,” said Susan Page of USA Today, “when I read the...

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Gawker tries to destroy private citizen, because it can

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 17, 2015 at 3:04pm 7/17/2015 at 3:04pm
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Last night, a writer at Gawker outed and gay-shamed someone at the behest of an unnamed (for his safety!) source. It was a story steeped in sex, fame, cash, and blackmail, which made it a perfect target for today’s salacious clickbait culture.

Today, Gawker’s managing partners voted 5-1 (with the...

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Even media liberals aghast at Hillary CNN Interview

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 9, 2015 at 8:30am 7/9/2015 at 8:30am
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It’s probably safe to say that there aren’t many liberals in media who were impressed by Hillary Clinton’s recent interview on CNN.

Chuck Todd of NBC, Maggie Haberman of the New York Times, Mike Barnicle of MSNBC and others had little praise.

David Rutz of the Washington Free Beacon put together a highlight...

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Hillary Clinton Keeps Reporters Roped Off

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 5, 2015 at 11:30am 7/5/2015 at 11:30am
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A professional campaign operative I know believes optics are extremely important when it comes to political candidates. Therefore, the optics of Hillary Clinton having her staff herd reporters behind a rope during a parade in New Hampshire certainly didn’t look all that great.

For the reporters who were there, the story became...

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NY Times Editor: Basically, we’re cowards

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 2, 2015 at 10:00am 7/2/2015 at 10:00am
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The NY Times refuses to publish cartoons of Mohammed even as part of news stories about cartoons of Mohammed, and the violence that ensues.

But The NY Times has no hesitation in publishing Condom Pope artwork, a portrait of the Pope composed of condoms.

The Times Public Editor Margaret Sulliv...

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Bernie Sanders and Media Normalization of Socialism

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 3, 2015 at 10:00am 6/3/2015 at 10:00am
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Have you noticed that the same media that uses words like “extreme” to describe Ted Cruz, Scott Walker, and other Republicans finds nothing out of the ordinary when it comes to Bernie Sanders?

Sanders, who wants a 90% tax rate for the wealthiest Americans, and recently came under fire for a 1972...

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Liberal Media Deeply Concerned About Obama’s Legacy

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, May 28, 2015 at 8:30am 5/28/2015 at 8:30am
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America’s foreign policy in the Middle East is falling apart and health insurance premiums are skyrocketing under Obamacare, but...

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UVA Dean Sues Rolling Stone for Defamation

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 12, 2015 at 2:40pm 5/12/2015 at 2:40pm
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The smoke may have cleared, but the Rolling Stone retraction disaster isn’t over yet. UVA associate dean of students Nicole Eramo has filed a multimillion dollar defamation lawsuit against Rolling Stone, its parent company Wenner Media, and journalist Sabrina Rubin Erdely for their portrayal of Eramo in the now-retracted and forever...

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Hillary Clinton Blows off Questions from the Press

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 29, 2015 at 8:30am 4/29/2015 at 8:30am
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If you’re wondering why the Democratic Party’s presumed 2016 nominee has been quiet lately, you’re not alone.

Hillary Clinton has answered only seven questions from the media since announcing her run for president.

Zach C. Cohen of National Journal:

Here Are All Seven Media Questions Hillary Clinton Has Answered During Her Campaign

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“Take a van!” White House punts on climate change

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 22, 2015 at 4:15pm 4/22/2015 at 4:15pm
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Happy Earth Day, everyone! Hope you’re all enjoying your…composting…and your…carbon offsets? I used aerosol hairspray today, so I’m not even going to pretend I observe this non-holiday.

President Obama does, however. Today, he boarded his private jumbo jet and burned down to the Everglades to deliver a blistering take on his...

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VIDEO: Jon Karl ruined Josh Earnest’s Day

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 5:10pm 4/21/2015 at 5:10pm
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Earlier today, I wrote about the importance of pointing out every time an official spokesperson gets testy with their press pool over fair-yet-tough questions. Marie H...

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“I’m not here to answer your questions” says reporter to testy State Dept. spox

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 21, 2015 at 8:30am 4/21/2015 at 8:30am
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We here at Legal Insurrection have a special love/hate relationship with the C-SPAN soundbite catalog that populates after every State Department press briefing. Yesterday’s meeting with the pool was eventful to say the least.

No, not eventful. It. was. awkward:

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Is press finally getting fed up with White House?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 4, 2015 at 11:00am 4/4/2015 at 11:00am
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We in the conservative media have spent a great deal of time over the past 6 years criticizing the Obama comms shop for freezing the media out of its most controversial decisions. Conservatives are used to a biased press pool, and for the most part, this group hasn’t disappointed in that...

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