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215 Million Christians Persecuted in 50 Countries. Will Media Report?

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:26
<p>The broadcast networks regularly shy away from the word “genocide” when reporting on Christian persecution around the world. But that doesn’t mean one isn’t happening. Roughly 215 million Christians “experience high levels of persecution” in 50 countries for their beliefs, according to the 2018 World Watch List recently released by the non-profit Open Doors USA.</p>

Natalie Portman, ‘Kickass Feminist,’ Signed A Petition to Pardon Child Rapist

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:19
<p>The Golden Globes were hailed by the media as a “night of solidarity and kickass acceptance speeches,” according to <em>Glamour</em>. However, the media failed to see the hypocrisy of it all.</p> <p> </p>

Sam Bee Announces Her ‘Apologizing for America’ Tour

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:04
<p>TBS’s <em>Full Frontal</em> host Samantha Bee teased Tuesday the theme of her show for 2018: apologizing for America. The anti-Trump comedian revealed on her Youtube channel that on January 24, her show would premiere what she’s calling “The Apology Race.”</p>

Univision Ridicules President’s Son for Celebrating Birthday in Mexican Restaurant

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:01
<p>With so much important news going on, the principal national evening newscast of Univision incredibly decided to devote more than two minutes of time to ridiculing President Trump’s son, Eric, for celebrating his 34<sup>th</sup> birthday in a Mexican restaurant in New York.</p>

'Morning Joe' Portrays Trump as Doddering Old Schizophrenic Who Listens to 'Voices in His Head'

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 20:00
<p>After his frank admission on Tuesday that he had no “objective evidence” of President Trump’s mental instability, <em>Morning Joe</em> co-host Joe Scarborough made up for this mistake of honesty by once again going after Trump’s mental health on Wednesday’s show. Reacting to Trump’s comments during an open door meeting with top members of Congress about DACA and immigration reform, Scarborough argued that Trump’s performance was indicative of his supposedly deteriorating mental state and even stooped to mocking Trump as a doddering, forgetful, and schizophrenic old man who listens to “voices in his head” for political advice.</p>

‘Wonder Woman’ Gal Gadot: Feminism Is About ‘Freedom of Choice’

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:37
<p>Women shouldn’t hesitate to call themselves feminists, according to one popular actress.On Tuesday, the <em>Los Angeles Times</em> republished an interview with Israeli actress Gal Gadot conducted by WWD. While the piece centered on the <em>Wonder Woman</em> star serving as the new global ambassador for Revlon cosmetics, it also touched on Gadot’s take on feminism.</p>

Time's Up for 'Temporary' Alien Protection

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:30
<p>Se acabo el tiempo. Seventeen years after granting "temporary protected status" to nearly 200,000 Salvadoran citizens who had fled earthquakes in 2001 or who were already here illegally and claimed they were unable to return to their homeland because of civil strife, America is setting a deadline: Get right with the law or go home. </p>

Dirty College Secrets

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:06
<p>A frequent point I have made in past columns has been about the educational travesty happening on many college campuses. Some people have labeled my observations and concerns as trivial, unimportant and cherry-picking. While the spring semester awaits us, let's ask ourselves whether we'd like to see repeats of last year's antics.</p>

No New York Times Story About FBI Agents Targeting Its Reporter

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 19:00
<p>Imagine if it was discovered that a couple of FBI officials had targeted a newspaper reporter to the extent that they not only searched out the reporter's home address and spouse's name but also, most creepily, the names of his children. Would that not be a major story in that reporter's newspaper since it involved an obvious attempt at government intimidation?</p> <p>Well, it would normally be a blockbuster story in almost any newspaper with the very notable exception of the <em>New York Times</em> when such a report would prove incompatible with its political motivations. Such an example happened this week after a January 8 report in <em>The Hill</em> revealing that FBI counterintelligence agent Peter Strzok and his mistress, bureau lawyer Lisa Page exchanged disparaging messages about the reporter they were targeting, Matt Apuzzo of the <em>New York Times</em>. The reaction from the <em>Times</em>? Nothing. No report. Zilch. Nada.</p>

Google Treats Six Conservative Media Sites as Fake News, But Zero Liberal Ones

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:38
<p>In a search in the browser Google Chrome, 6 of the top 20 conservative sites had “reviewed claims” showcased in the summary. By contrast, none of the top 20 liberal sites had “reviewed claims.” Instead, three of them -- <em>The New York Times</em>, <em>The Washington Post</em>, and <em>The New Yorker</em> -- had “awards” displayed where “reviewed claims” would have been.</p> <p> </p>

MSNBC Fact-Checks 'Fire and Fury' By Citing Rapper’s Trump Theories

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 18:02
<p>Tuesday on <em>The Beat With Ari Melber</em>, the MSNBC host spent an entire segment building up the salacious claims made about the Trump White House in Michael Wolff’s book, <em>Fire and Fury</em>.</p> <div> </div>

9 March for Life Speakers Confirmed, Including Paul Ryan

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:31
<p>While many in the media have given embarrassingly small coverage to the largest annual march in Washington, D.C. in years past, the growing list of big name speakers makes the 2018 event increasingly difficult to censor. On Wednesday, the March for Life announced that House Speaker Paul Ryan would address the 45<sup>th</sup> annual March for Life on January 19.</p>

CBS Has Now Devoted 20 Minutes to Slobbering Over ‘The Post’

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:20
<p>CBS REALLY loves <em>The Post</em>. The journalists at <em>CBS This Morning</em> have now devoted 20 minutes and 48 seconds over the last month to promoting the Vietnam-era film about <em>The Washington Post</em>’s efforts to publish the Pentagon Papers. Unsurprisingly, the hosts at CBS really enjoy a movie that touts “non-partisan” reporters as “heroes” for exposing a Republican president. </p>

The Undefeated Website Raves Over Anti-Trump Rapper

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 17:00
<p>College football's annual championship game last night certainly lived up to its reputation for providing great competition and thrilling finishes as Alabama rallied from a 13-point deficit to defeat Georgia in overtime. Except for a substandard halftime program, ESPN's broadcast focused on football, and there was no real evidence of the local Atlanta NAACP's protest over President Trump's presence at the game. For ESPN's blog, <em>The Undefeated</em>, the exciting game and President Trump's appearance at the game took a back seat to the halftime show.</p>

Nets Censor 4% Economic Growth Prediction from JP Morgan CEO

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:58
<p>The U.S. economy is booming. So much so that 4 percent economic growth is possible in 2018, according to JP Morgan CEO Jamie Dimon. To the broadcast networks, that information was far less important than a freshman football star and a dog stuck on a train.</p>

Ellen, Streep Gush Over ‘Future President’ Oprah: ‘Where Do I Send the Check?’

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:46
<p>Talking to actors Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks about the Golden Globes on her show Tuesday afternoon, host Ellen DeGeneres could not wait for Oprah Winfrey to run for president in 2020. Dubbing the liberal media mogul “our future president,” DeGeneres urged her guests to join in the sycophantic praise.</p>

Networks Stuff Shows With Over 2 Hours of Wolff Gossip Book Insults

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 16:27
<p>The Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks engaged in a feeding frenzy over Michael Wolff’s gossip-filled book, as they ate up the salacious details in <em>Fire and Fury</em>. From January 3 through January 9, the networks stuffed their evening and morning programs with over two hours of coverage of the Wolff book and the subsequent fallout for former Donald Trump aide Stephen Bannon. </p>

Teen Drama Calls ICE Enforcing Immigration Law 'Inhumane,' 'Witch Hunt'

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 05:22
<p><em>The Fosters</em> continued its leftist lecturing about DACA (Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals) and immigration policy as the second half of Season Five kicked off on January 9, with Immigration and Customs Enforcement bearing the brunt of the scorn.</p>

Tucker Carlson Calls Out Jorge Ramos for Labeling His Political Opponents Bigots

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:54
<p>Fox News Channel’s Tucker Carlson and Univision’s Jorge Ramos got into a fiery exchange during Tuesday’s <em>Tucker Carlson Tonight</em> with the backdrop of President Trump’s televised immigration negotiations. The two went back and forth loudly debating the merits of immigration reform. And when Ramos began to claim Trump was using racially coded language, the Fox News host called him out for trying to smear an opponent.</p>

Bozell & Graham Column: Denying the Clinton Foundation Baggage

Wed, 01/10/2018 - 04:11
<p>In the midst of their media feeding frenzy over Michael Wolff’s gossipy and fact-mangling book on the Trump White House, there was another piece of news that broke. On January 4, the FBI announced it had returned to investigating the Clinton Foundation. Yawn. First, they ignored it. Then, they touched on it for half a story, followed by pundits insisting that there is “nothing new,” as if they have access to whatever the FBI is seeking.</p>

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