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Mia Love Joins CNN as Commentator

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 7, 2019 at 6:20pm 1/7/2019 at 6:20pm
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Former Rep. Mia Love (R-UT) has joined CNN as a political commentator. She lost her re-election bid in November. From The Washington Times:

Former U.S. Rep. Mia Love of Utah tweeted Monday that she’ll offer a “different, principled and unleashed perspective” on the cable news network.

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Air Force shoots down CNN claim troops violated regs by having Trump sign MAGA hats

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 28, 2018 at 9:00am 12/28/2018 at 9:00am
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On Thursday, CNN analysts lost their minds because troops in Iraq and Germany asked President Donald Trump to sign MAGA hats. They claimed the troops broke Department of Defense rules.

The Air Force stated that the airmen at Ramstein Air Base in Germany did nothing wrong and broke no rules.

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CNN rats out troops in Iraq for having Trump sign MAGA hats

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 27, 2018 at 11:00am 12/27/2018 at 11:00am
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I know the news tends to be slow at the end of the year, but this is ridiculous. CNN reported that troops may have violated Department of Defense guidelines when they asked President Donald Trump to sign their Make America Great Again hats.

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Der Spiegel Will File Criminal Complaint Against Reporter Who Falsified Articles

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 24, 2018 at 4:00pm 12/24/2018 at 4:00pm
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‘CNN Journalist of the Year’ Claas Relotius was recently fired by Der Spiegel after it was discovered he “systemically faking interviews and articles.”

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‘CNN Journalist of the Year’ Fired for Faking News Stories

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 22, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/22/2018 at 12:00pm
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German weekly Der Spiegel has fired an award-winning journalist for faking news stories for years, the publication said Wednesday. “Claas Relotius, a reporter and editor, falsified his articles on a grand scale and even invented characters, deceiving both readers and his colleagues,” Der Spiegel disclosed.

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CNN Poll: Biden Tops Democratic Nominees While Warren, Harris Lose Numbers

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, December 14, 2018 at 3:00pm 12/14/2018 at 3:00pm
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A CNN poll conducted by SSRS found that former Vice President Joe Biden remained on top while Sen. Elizabeth Warren (MA) and Sen. Kamala Harris (CA) lost a few numbers.

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College Students and Profs Sign Letter Calling CNN Racist for Firing Marc Lamont Hill

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, December 6, 2018 at 12:00pm 12/6/2018 at 12:00pm
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It’s funny to see CNN become the target of something they have accused so many others of being.

Campus Reform reports:

Profs, students: CNN ‘racist’ for Marc Lamont Hill firing

More than 500 students, nearly 200 professors, and dozens of student groups have signed a letter to CNN, condemning the media titan’s firing of...

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CNN Fires Marc Lamont Hill After Calling for Israel’s Destruction in UN Speech

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 29, 2018 at 6:04pm 11/29/2018 at 6:04pm
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CNN fired contributor Marc Lamont Hill after he pushed people to boycott Israel in a speech at the United Nations meeting of the Committee on the Exercise of the Inalienable Rights of the Palestinian People. From Mediaite:

“Marc Lamont Hill is no longer under contract with CNN,” a CNN spokesperson told Mediaite.

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Reporters talk tough, but will they really defy new White House press conference rules?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 25, 2018 at 4:00pm 11/25/2018 at 4:00pm
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After the White House agreed to give CNN’s Jim Acosta his press “hard pass” back, the White House also rolled out new rules governing the conduct of press conferences.

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White House restores Jim Acosta’s press pass, issues new rules

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 19, 2018 at 10:52am 11/19/2018 at 10:52am
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Jim Acosta and CNN were granted a Temporary Restraining Order on Friday, November 16, 2018, restoring Acosta’s White House “hard pass,” to allow him privileged access to the White House grounds for press briefings and other events, pending further court action.

The White House promptly announced that it would promulgate rules governing...

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Acosta got his press pass back, but his media colleagues will pay the price

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 18, 2018 at 7:35pm 11/18/2018 at 7:35pm
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On Friday, November 16, 2018, the federal District Court in D.C. granted a temporary restraining order compelling the White House to reinstate CNN’s Jim Acosta’s “hard pass,” that gives him privileged access to the White House for press briefings and events.

As described in our coverage of the decision, there is no...

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Georgetown Law Institute Sides With CNN and Jim Acosta Over Trump

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 12:00pm 11/16/2018 at 12:00pm
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Let’s face it, this would be more newsworthy if Georgetown had not sided with CNN and Jim Acosta.

Campus Reform reports:

Georgetown backs CNN, Jim Acosta in White House lawsuit

Georgetown University’s law institute filed an amicus brief Tuesday in support of the recently announced lawsuit by CNN against the White House.

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Court orders White House to restore Jim Acosta’s press pass

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 10:30am 11/16/2018 at 10:30am
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Judge Timothy J. Kelly, a Trump appointee, has just ruled on the motion of Jim Acosta and CNN for a temporary restraining order restoring Acosta’s White House “hard pass”.

Based on reports from reporters in the media room, it appears that the Judge ruled that while the White House doesn’t have to...

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OANN Brief: Acosta’s “repeated, unprofessional conduct … has hindered our free press from functioning effectively during White House briefings”

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, November 16, 2018 at 9:43am 11/16/2018 at 9:43am
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The Judge will rule today on the motion for a temporary restraining order filed by Jim Acosta and CNN.

While most of the media supports Acosta, One American News Network filed late on November 15, 2018, for permission to file an amicus brief (pdf.) (full embed at bottom of post) opposing...

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Jim Acosta and his media enablers are on the verge of creating law that will damage journalism

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 4:00pm 11/15/2018 at 4:00pm

“Bad facts make bad law” is a common saying. What that means is that bad facts in a specific case can create legal precedent that is damaging to others, not just the bad actor in the case.

Nowhere is that more clear than in the pending motion by Jim Acosta and CNN,...

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Court adjourns without yet granting Jim Acosta and CNN the emergency injunction they requested

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 5:44pm 11/14/2018 at 5:44pm
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UPDATE: The Judge has postponed the decision from 3 p.m. Thursday to 10 a.m. Friday.

A federal District Court Judge in D.C., Timothy Kelly, heard two hours of argument today on the motion for a temporary restraining order requested by CNN and Jim Acosta regarding his White House “hard pass”.

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Gov’t: Trump has discretion to limit Acosta access, particularly after “disrupting press proceedings”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 12:30pm 11/14/2018 at 12:30pm
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On November 13, 2008, CNN and Jim Acosta filed in federal court in D.C. for a temporary restraining order and preliminary injunction seeking a court order overruling the White House decision to revoke Acosta’s “hard pass” — the press pass that provides Acosta with “regular and unescorted access to the White...

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