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Newsweek Retracts Story That Alt-Right Bots Forced Franken to Resign, Not Sexual Harassment

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at 1:00pm 2/21/2018 at 1:00pm
http://www.kabc.com/2017/11/16/leeann-tweeden-on-senator-al-franken/

Two days ago, Newsweek published an article that claimed alt-right bots forced former Sen. Al Franken (D-MN) to resign…not, you know, him grabbing women’s butts or breasts.

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When Newsweek Ripped off The Onion: An Insider’s Account of Newsweek’s Decline

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, February 8, 2018 at 5:00pm 2/8/2018 at 5:00pm

We’ve cataloged the bizarre implosion of the once great Newsweek.

Just a few years ago, Newsweek ceased printing but was resurrected when a religious cult leader purchased the publication. Since then, Newsweek has suffered embarrassment after embarrassment, publishing a steady stream of fake news, conspiracies, and inaccurate information.

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Top Newsweek Execs Fired Suddenly

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, February 5, 2018 at 7:15pm 2/5/2018 at 7:15pm

Newsweek’s bizarre downward spiral has a new twist. Monday, CNN reported top execs at the struggling publication were suddenly canned.

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Newsweek’s Sad Fall From Grace

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 22, 2018 at 3:00pm 1/22/2018 at 3:00pm

Newsweek’s fall from respected publication to tabloid trash has been a remarkable and sad spectacle.

Like many other print publications, Newsweek struggled with reduced circulation when online news became the preferred medium for news consumption. In 2012, Newsweek printed what was supposed to be its last edition.

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Newsweek Headline Pokes Fun at the Pences Who’ve Recently Lost Several Pets

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 8, 2017 at 12:15pm 12/8/2017 at 12:15pm

The second family has had a rough go lately.

Prior to being elected, they lost their beloved beagle.

When they moved to DC after the election, their cats Oreo and Pickle and bunny Marlon Bundo moved with them.

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Newsweek: What’s Up With All These Loudmouth Conservative Irish-Americans?

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 28, 2017 at 11:30am 10/28/2017 at 11:30am
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Newsweek published an article this week which took direct aim at Irish Americans. Who knew Irish-bashing was still alive and well in the 21st century?

The author of the piece is named Van Gosse and teaches history at Franklin & Marshall College. He’s not kidding, either. He obviously sees this as a...

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The Daily Beast – Newsweek Merger May Be A Winner

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 7:00am 3/16/2011 at 7:00am

The Daily Beast – Newsweek merger apparently is not doing too well in terms of web traffic, with Newsweek plunging and The Daily Beast stagnant.

How desperate is The Daily Beast to make the Newsweek merger work?

When I clicked over from a link at HotAir, it brought up this pop-up, which prevented further viewing unless you...

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Yippee, Daily Beast Swallows Newsweek

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 12, 2010 at 10:16am 11/12/2010 at 10:16am

The Daily Beast and Newsweek are getting married.  How fitting.  The epitome of the new-age left-wing journals which masquerades as quasi-news organization is acquiring (let’s not kid around that it really is a merger of equals) with the dinosaur of left-wing opinion journals which — at least for the past decade...

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Pigs Fly: Media Matters Gets It Right On Palin Newsweek Cover

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 18, 2009 at 9:04am 11/18/2009 at 9:04am

As anyone who reads this blog knows, I am not a fan of Media Matters. All too often, Media Matters spends way too much time staring at videos of the latest O’Reilly show or speech by a Republican politician, or listening to every syllable uttered by Rush Limbaugh, trying to find...

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Spike in radiation reported after explosion at Russian military base

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 11, 2019 at 4:00pm 8/11/2019 at 4:00pm
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The Russian military is now dealing with a second, serious accident that has garnered international attention.

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Michelle Obama to Release YouTube Series to Help Prepare Students for College

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, August 10, 2019 at 2:00pm 8/10/2019 at 2:00pm
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I have a feeling we will be posting some of these videos here in the future.

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Rat Becomes Media Star, Photobombing Baltimore Reporter’s Coverage of City’s Living Conditions

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 11:00am 7/31/2019 at 11:00am
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A rat in West Baltimore has become an unexpected media star, after running through a local Fox TV reporter’s live shot as she discussed President Donald Trump labeling the city a “rat and rodent infested mess” in a recent Tweet.

Fox 45 Baltimore reporter Maxine Streicher was engaged in a live broadcast...

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Baylor University Allows LGBT Student Group to Break Rules Enforced for Conservatives

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 8:00am 7/17/2019 at 8:00am

The people who scream the loudest about equality are allowed to operate by their own special set of rules. What a surprise.

The College Fix reports:

LGBT activists permitted to break rules at Baylor University, conservative students are not

In the wake of Matt Walsh’s pro-traditional morality speech on campus last April, Baylor University...

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Poll Finds Socialism is Popular Among Philosophy Majors

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 8:00am 7/16/2019 at 8:00am

This isn’t surprising. It’s hard to find an honest job as a philosopher.

Newsweek reports:

Almost 80 Percent of Philosophy Majors Favor Socialism, Poll Finds

verall, socialism isn’t winning over the majority...

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Harvard Criticized for Keeping $6.5 Million Gift From Alleged Sex Trafficker Jeffrey Epstein

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 14, 2019 at 9:30am 7/14/2019 at 9:30am
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Professor Ron Sullivan was stripped of a residential deanship by Harvard for agreeing to represent Harvey Weinstein, but they’re keeping Epstein’s money.

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UCLA Prof Found Guilty of Giving U.S. Military Tech Secrets to China

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/9/2019 at 12:00pm

The professor is now facing a prison sentence of over 200 years. Good.

Campus Reform reports:

UCLA prof guilty of conspiring to steal missile secrets for China, could face more than 200 years in prison

A jury found an electrical engineer and University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) professor guilty of exporting stolen U.S....

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Tufts University Removing Murals That Don’t Depict People of Color

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 2, 2019 at 12:00pm 7/2/2019 at 12:00pm

Everything is racist, everything is wrong, and everything must be removed. That’s where we’re headed.

The Hill reports:

Tufts to remove murals that do not depict people of color

Tufts University will remove murals that depict no students of color, with officials say...

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