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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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The Attack on Kenyan Christians

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 3, 2015 at 8:30am 4/3/2015 at 8:30am
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Religious wars continue:

Islamist gunmen burst into a Kenyan university before dawn Thursday, shooting students and taking hostages in a terror attack that left 70 dead, Kenyan officials said.

Two attackers were killed in the ongoing security operation, and one was arrested, authorities said….

Joel Ayora, who was on the campus and witnessed the...

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Feds have paid Politico nearly $1 Million for subscriptions

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 26, 2015 at 10:05am 3/26/2015 at 10:05am
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I have a late entry for the annual “Egregious 8″ tournament, which pits wasteful government programs against each other.

It turns out that blogging can be fun and profitable…for those websites on the government dole!

Since Politico, a politics-focused website and newspaper, launched its subscription-based news service Politico Pro in 2011, government agencies...

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What really destroyed Brian Williams’ credibility?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 9:30am 2/14/2015 at 9:30am
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Bill Maher has some ideas about what really destroyed Brian Williams’ credibility with the American people…and it has absolutely nothing to do with his recent suspension.

From Mediaite:

See, what “destroyed” Brian Williams’ credibility in Maher’s eyes was “ten years of wasting precious news time with bullshit stories.” It really bothers him that...

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How Scared is the Mainstream Media of Scott Walker?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 12, 2015 at 9:30am 2/12/2015 at 9:30am
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The same mainstream media that refused to demand Obama’s (still undisclosed) Columbia University records in 2008 (while reassuring us that he was brilliant) has taken a keen interest in ...

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BREAKING: Brian Williams just took himself off the air

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 7, 2015 at 4:22pm 2/7/2015 at 4:22pm
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Via NBC News:

In the midst of a career spent covering and consuming news, it has become painfully apparent to me that I am presently too much a part of the news, due to my actions.

As Managing Editor of NBC Nightly News, I have decided to take myself off of my daily...

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Brian Williams On Katrina: Fact or Fiction?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 5, 2015 at 8:37pm 2/5/2015 at 8:37pm
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After NBC News Anchor copped to fibbing about being on a Chinook under fire in Iraq, watchdogs began to question more of the anchor’s tallest tales.

Louisiana’s Hayride is on the Hurricane Katrina beat and has serious doubts about the veracity of Williams’ claim that he saw a dead body floating...

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Did NBC News Anchor Brian Williams lie about Iraq incident?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 4, 2015 at 6:30pm 2/4/2015 at 6:30pm
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It certainly looks that way.

NBC News Anchor Brian Williams has long claimed he was on a helicopter forced down by RPG fire while reporting from Iraq in 2003.

An exclusive report in Stars and Stripes, a military publication, tells the story of Williams’ indiscretion. Williams was forced to recant when a soldier...

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