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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

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

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?

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2536822/Do-know-man-Most-Americans-recognize-news-anchor-Brian-Williams.html
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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, February 14, 2015 at 9:30am 2/14/2015 at 9:30am
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2536822/Do-know-man-Most-Americans-recognize-news-anchor-Brian-Williams.html

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

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

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

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

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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CNN’s Don Lemon Makes ‘Worst of Journalism’ List for 2014

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, December 29, 2014 at 8:30am 12/29/2014 at 8:30am

I don’t watch CNN anymore, but I’m very familiar with Don Lemon from all the times he’s appeared on conservative news sites seeking to correct something he said.

According to The Hollywood Reporter, lots of people have noticed Lemon’s work:

CNN’s Don Lemon Named to ‘Worst Journalism of 2014’ List

Don Lemon has picked...

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Vice Planning IPO — The Making of a Media Empire?

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, December 17, 2014 at 7:30pm 12/17/2014 at 7:30pm

There’s only one man in the world who is in journalism to get rich. That man is Shane Smith, the CEO and co-founder of Vice Media, Inc. 20 years in the making, Smith’s growing media empire has amassed him an estimated $400 million fortune, and according to widespread reports earlier this...

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Berkeley Journalism School’s answer for low paying careers: $10k tuition hike

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 24, 2014 at 9:45am 9/24/2014 at 9:45am

What’s the problem with an extra ten or twenty thousand dollars for a journalism degree?

It’s not like the public’s trust in journalists is at an all time low or anything.

The higher education bubble is a subject we’ve covered extensively at College Insurrection.

This new report from Kaitlin Mulhere at Inside Higher...

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The Media and the White House, a Love Story

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 26, 2014 at 2:30pm 4/26/2014 at 2:30pm

The Obama administration’s relationship with the media is hardly and adversarial one. In fact, at times it has seemed more like a partnership and there’s a logical explanation for that.

A surprisingly high number of people have moved back and forth from the media to the White House. Glenn Reynolds has often...

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Report – Obamacare Enrollments Vastly Exaggerated

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 1, 2014 at 12:00pm 4/1/2014 at 12:00pm

According to a report from Wynton Hall at Breitbart, enrollments in Obamacare are being significantly overstated…

Obamacare Real Enrollment: Just 1.7% of Uninsured Covered

Obamacare, the plan purportedly created to provide health coverage for the uninsured, has enrolled just 1.7% of America’s 48.6 million uninsured.

News of the disastrous numbers comes as

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NBC covers for teachers union at Northwestern Marxist conference

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 15, 2012 at 10:30am 11/15/2012 at 10:30am

NBC Chicago’s Charlie Wojciechowski ignored and lashed out a reporter who covered the Northwestern University Midwest Marxism conference over the weekend, in particular referring to reporting of Teachers Union VP Jesse Sharkey’s presence there as “full of sh*t.”

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The RNC from a hanger-on’s perspective

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 31, 2012 at 2:40pm 8/31/2012 at 2:40pm

I traveled to Tampa, FL, last-minute for work (good timing), so I got to experience some of the hullabaloo from the vantage point of an on-the-outskirts La Quinta. My observations:

1. Tampa’s uber security perfectly captured the two paths our country faces.

There was something inspiring about seeing...

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Presidential debate commission under attack again, this time on race

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2012 at 4:17pm 8/17/2012 at 4:17pm

Just as the media had finished congratulating itself for selecting a woman, CNN’s Candy Crowley, as one of the 2012 presidential debate moderators for the first time in 20 years, there is now an outcry over the lack of African American representation among the moderators.

A group of black journalists says it is...

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One week later, Fareed Zakaria’s one-month plagiarism suspension revoked

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 17, 2012 at 2:40pm 8/17/2012 at 2:40pm

Fareed Zakaria, the Time columnist and host of CNN’s Fareed Zakaria GPS, who was exposed plagiarizing his column and suspended on August 10, has suffered long enough, apparently.

Exactly one week after news broke of the plagiarism, Time announced that they will be revoking their previously publicized one-month suspension of Zakaria, and that his...

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