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CNN’s Camerota Suggests Trump Used ‘Threat’ to Get Carrier Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 2, 2016 at 11:30am 12/2/2016 at 11:30am
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Nice little company you got there. Wouldn’t want to see nuthin’ happen to it . . . CNN’s Alisyn Camerota suggested this morning that Donald Trump used a “threat” against United Technologies to get its Carrier subsidiary to agree to keep manufacturing jobs in Indiana.

Even the Indianapolis Star reporter who had...

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Kellogg Will No Longer Advertise on Breitbart, Cites Values Conflict

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 30, 2016 at 2:00pm 11/30/2016 at 2:00pm
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Breakfast cereal maker Kellogg will no longer advertise on Breitbart.com.

Fortune reports:

Kellogg’s move stemmed from customer complaints, according to the company, which makes popular cereal brands like Corn Flakes and Rice Krispies.

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Chuck Todd to Kellyanne Conway: Criticising MSM a ‘Knee-jerk’ ‘Crutch’

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 27, 2016 at 12:30pm 11/27/2016 at 12:30pm
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Much of the commentary about Kellyanne Conway’s Meet the Press appearance this morning has focused on her criticism of the prospect of Mitt Romney as Secretary of State. We’ll discuss that in a “Note” below but would like to highlight a striking statement by Chuck Todd that immediately preceded the...

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Did Boston’s CNN Channel Accidentally Air 30 Minutes of Porn?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 25, 2016 at 7:00pm 11/25/2016 at 7:00pm
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The internet went crazy this morning after a report surfaced that Boston’s CNN channel aired 30 minutes of hardcore porn. Media took off with it, but I have to admit that the details appeared sketchy because how does a major cable provider like RCN unknowingly air 30 seconds let alone 30...

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Charlie Hebdo Plans German Edition

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 23, 2016 at 3:27pm 11/23/2016 at 3:27pm
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French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo has announced plans to release a German edition. Terrorists targeted the magazine in January 2015 after it published cartoons of Mohammed, killing twelve people:

The weekly newspaper will launch in Germany on December 1 with an initial print run of 200,000 issues, although it said it does...

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New York Times Public Editor: Paper Has Received Five Times Normal Level of Complaints

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 21, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/21/2016 at 5:30pm
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The New York Times public editor Liz Spayd’s op-ed contains a lot of harsh truths and realities for those who write for one of the world’s most famous newspapers: drop the bias. Her office has received “five times the normal level” of complaints “and the pace has only just recently...

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Poll: Voters Recognized and Rejected Media Bias

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 15, 2016 at 5:30pm 11/15/2016 at 5:30pm
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A new Media Research Center (MRC) and YouGov poll shows that the majority of voters recognized media bias during the presidential election, but chose to reject it:

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PBS Anchor, Gwen Ifill, Passes Away

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 14, 2016 at 3:31pm 11/14/2016 at 3:31pm
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This one is a heartbreaker.

Politico reports:

Gwen Ifill, the longtime news anchor who had served as a co-host of PBS’s NewsHour and as moderator of “Washington Week,” has died after a battle with cancer, PBS has confirmed. She...

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Hulk Hogan Will Receive $31 Million From Gawker

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 6:00pm 11/2/2016 at 6:00pm
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Terry Bollea, aka Hulk Hogan, will receive $31 million from Gawker in a new settlement agreement:

Thanks to a 570 page liquidation plan filed with the bankruptcy court in the Southern District of New York, it’s now been confirmed th...

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Hillary or Comey? Big Three Networks Twist Email Scandal Over Comey

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 31, 2016 at 7:00pm 10/31/2016 at 7:00pm
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Hillary Clinton had the private email system. Hillary used her private email system to send and receive classified information. Hillary had the email server installed at her house. Yet the big three networks have attacked FBI Director James Comey over Hillary’s email scandal instead of the presidential candidate.

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Trump Lands First Major Newspaper Endorsement

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, October 23, 2016 at 5:30pm 10/23/2016 at 5:30pm
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After receiving a good deal of mockery for not having won any major newspaper’s endorsement in this presidential election cycle, Trump finally has such an endorsement from the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Nevada’s largest newspaper.

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Emails: Washington Post WH Bureau Chief Warns Podesta of New Story

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 14, 2016 at 1:00pm 10/14/2016 at 1:00pm
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In the latest Wikileaks dump, Washington Post White House bureau chief Juliet Eilperin tipped off Hillary Clinton campaign chair John Podesta that she wrote an article about new ethics rules that President Barack Obama adopted in 2009. Here’s the email:

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YouTube Puts Prager University Videos in ‘Restricted Mode’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 12, 2016 at 8:30am 10/12/2016 at 8:30am
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Dennis Prager’s YouTube video series known as Prager University, has enjoyed wide success and for good reasons. In each video, a noted academic, media personality, or other well known person, addresses a particular issue in a practical and straightforward way, usually in five minutes or less.

There is nothing controversial about the...

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NBC Suspends Billy Bush For “Hot Mic” Discussion With Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, October 11, 2016 at 12:00pm 10/11/2016 at 12:00pm
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NBC has suspended Billy Bush for his part in the Access Hollywood “hot mic” discussion with Trump.  There is speculation as to whether he’ll be back or not.

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Deutsch Defends Anti-Trump MSM Bias: ‘Sometimes There’s No Other Side to an Argument’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 1:00pm 10/6/2016 at 1:00pm
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Right, Donny. Because who could ever come up with an argument against Hillary Clinton, possibly the most corrupt, scandal-ridden, jaded candidate in the history of presidential politics?

On today’s Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough, to his credit, fulminated against anti-Trump MSM reporters who are supposed to write stories down the middle but are...

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Megyn Kelly, Sean Hannity Spar Over Trump ‘Safe Spaces’

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 9:00am 10/6/2016 at 9:00am
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Fox News hosts Megyn Kelly and Sean Hannity took shots at each on Wednesday night after Kelly accused Donald Trump of remaining in safe spaces, mainly on Hannity’s show.

Well, Hannity took to Twitter to defend himself and Trump, even accusing Kelly of supporting Hillary Clinton!

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Trump and Johnson surrogates in verbal brawl

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 6, 2016 at 7:00am 10/6/2016 at 7:00am
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We’ll admit it up front: there’s not much redeeming social value in the story we’re about to present you. Let’s just call this political entertainment of the pugilistic sort between two people who clearly have little use for each other.

Over the course of a longish segment on today’s With All Due...

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