News Media

Roy Moore’s Last And Weirdest Campaign Event

The Alabama Republican and his wife had a long list of grievances to air in their final appearance before Election Day. “Fake News will tell you that we don’t care for Jews,” Kayla Moore said as part of an extended attack on reporters. “One of our attorneys is a Jew. We have very close friends that …

Politics

Sarah Sanders just made a hugely offensive allegation against the media

<b>(CNN) —</b> White House press secretary Sarah Sanders isn't a big fan of the media.<p>Which is, of course, her right. The relationship between any White House and any press corps tasked with covering that White House is almost always fraught and fractious.<p>But, on Monday, Sanders made an accusation that …

Politics

Donald Trump says sexual harassment allegations 'fabricated'

United States President Donald Trump is pushing back against women accusing him of sexual misconduct and insists he is the target of "false …

Donald Trump

Why Are Nations Rushing to Call Everything an ‘Act of War’?

A long-range missile, fired directly at your capital, is generally considered an act of war, even under the strictest of definitions. So early in November, when a missile was fired from Yemen toward Saudi Arabia’s Riyadh airport, there was little question on the matter: The Saudis have spent the …

Long-form Journalism

Questions about the New Yorker’s firing of Ryan Lizza

A lot of prominent media men have lost their jobs in recent weeks, including Mark Halperin (formerly of ABC News and MSNBC), Charlie Rose (CBS News), Michael Oreskes (NPR), Leon Wieseltier (formerly of the New Republic), Hamilton Fish (New Republic), Matt Lauer (NBC News). In each of those cases, …

Opinion

Trump ‘Threatening To Fire’ All White House Employees After ‘New York Times’ Article Leaks, Says ‘WH Advisor’

President Donald Trump hit back against a <i>New York Times</i> article that pegged him as a man who watches up to eight hours of TV per day, waking around …

Donald Trump

The traditional Chinese dance troupe China doesn’t want you to see

Shen Yun seems like a kitsch dance troupe. But Beijing sees it as the propaganda wing of the Falun Gong movement, and a threat to their rule – and hounds the dancers from city to city, trying to sabotage their shows. By Nicholas Hune-Brown<p>If you live in a major city in the western hemisphere, you …

China

Things Get Awkward When Journalist Says Fox News Is ‘Full of Disinformation’ — On Fox News

The Intercept’s Glenn Greenwald went on Fox News Monday night to discuss his column criticizing CNN for its bungled report about WikiLeaks and the …

Laura Ingraham

'Schmuck': Trump taunted over old tweet after claiming he never watches 'dumb' CNN anchor Don Lemon

Twitter found an old, positive Trump tweet about Don Lemon and proceeded to mock the president over it.<p>US President Donald Trump has lashed out at …

Donald Trump

PolitiFact’s “Lie of the Year” goes to Donald Trump - Salon.com

For the third year in a row, President Donald Trump has told a whopper so big that it won PolitiFact's Lie of the Year.<p>The Pulitzer Prize-winning site bestowed that ignominious distinction on Trump in 2017 because of his repeated claim that Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election is …

Donald Trump

Trump says Democrats are promoting 'fabricated' sexual abuse stories about him because the Russia probe has stalled

• <b>President Donald Trump dismissed claims of sexual abuse against him as "FAKE NEWS"</b>• <b><br>He said Democrats are seizing on them because the Russia probe has stalled.</b>• <b><br>But there are indications that the Russia probe has not stalled, and will produce results in the near future.</b><p>President Donald Trump tweeted on …

U.S. Politics

This Is How Steve Bannon And Breitbart Tried To Sabotage Twitter

For more than a year before he became Donald Trump’s campaign manager, Steve Bannon sought to wage war against Twitter, tasking Milo Yiannopoulos and other Breitbart News employees to look into editorial, financial, and legal ways they could harm the Jack Dorsey–led social network.<p><b>Steve Bannon and</b> …

Long-form Journalism

BIG: CNN admits Jeff Sessions was RIGHT all along about not reporting Russian contacts

Earlier this year CNN reported that Attorney General Jeff Sessions hadn’t disclosed all of his Russian meetings when applying for his security …

Conservative View

Political Journalists Have Only Themselves To Blame For Sinking Credibility

“Our record as journalists in covering this Trump story and the Russian story is pretty good,” legendary reporter Carl Bernstein told CNN’s Brian …

Conservative View

‘This has to be unacceptable’: Dan Rather on media attacks and politics in America under Trump

“A free, a truly free and independent, fiercely independent press, when necessary, is the red beating heart of freedom and democracy.”<p>As the anchor of the CBS Evening News for 24 years, Dan Rather was a face of that fiercely independent press. Today, the 86-year-old who is wildly popular with …

Opinion

Business Takes a Hit When Fake News Baron Tries to Play It Straight

Cyrus Massoumi spent the last few years building exactly what he thought would thrive on Facebook: A series of inflammatory conservative websites, …

Business

The new media standard: Too anti-Trump to check

It’s a wonder that President Trump devotes so much time to discrediting the press, when the press does so much to discredit itself.<p>The media’s errors …

Robert Mueller

Cheddar Taps Jim Roberts As Editor In Chief

The streaming video news network Cheddar has named Jim Roberts editor in chief, the company announced Tuesday.<p>Roberts, who was previously executive …

Advertising Industry

No one should be surprised by journalism’s sexual harassment problem

Remember when it was just Roger Ailes and Bill O’Reilly? Over the past month, the news media has been central to the country’s weekly installments of Men Behaving Badly. We’ve seen the fall of the New Yorker’s Ryan Lizza, political commentator Mark Halperin, Charlie Rose of PBS and CBS, the New …

Gender

People are angry female reporters who sparked the #MeToo movement are being ignored

This weekend, <i>The Sunday Times</i> ran a profile on Ronan Farrow describing him as “The man who took down Weinstein.”<p>However, Jodi Kantor and Megan Twohey …

Feminism

‘Just sell the paper and go home’: Sacked <i>LA Weekly</i> writers to new owners

Ex–LA Weekly staffers hold a funeral for the paper.<p>Dozens of laid-off and former <i>LA Weekly</i> staffers, freelancers, and supporters gathered outside the …

Journalism

Jim Roberts Named First Editor-in-Chief of Cheddar, Alex Heath Joins to launch “Cheddar Scoops”

<i>December 12, 2017, NEW YORK</i> — Leading Post Cable Network Cheddar today announced the hiring of its first editor-in-chief, Jim Roberts, to lead its …

Journalism

Noticiero Univision's Jorge Ramos's Moving Goodbye Letter to Former Co-Anchor María Elena Salinas

On Univision.com, Jorge Ramos wrote a heartfelt open letter to his former cohost of almost 30 years María Elena Salinas on the eve of her final …

Journalism

Media's contempt for Trump has been exposed: Varney

The media has made a series of mistakes in the last two weeks. Their contempt for the president has been exposed. The truth has become a casualty of their drive to undermine him. At all costs.<p>ABC’s Brian Ross issues a false report on the president and Gen. Flynn. Serious stuff—the Dow dropped 350 …

Donald Trump

Donald Trump Blames Everyone But Himself for Sexual-Assault Allegations

When it comes to the sexual assault and harassment allegations against Donald Trump, the president seems to have a rotating roster of people he …

Fashion

Fake News Claims Hot Oil Was Poured on Hindu Man, Sparks Violence

Death of a 21-year-old under mysterious circumstances on 6 December, has led to violent protests in many parts of the state. Even though the cause of …

Fake News

In the Alabama race, Roy Moore sought to make the press his opponent, with some commentators saying the race has been turned into a referendum on the media

9:00 AM ET, December 12, 2017<p><b>NFL Network suspends 3 on-air analysts after sexual harassment allegations; related lawsuit also names Eric Weinberger,</b> …

Journalism

The Conversation: Seven Women Discuss Work, Fairness, Sex and Ambition

<b>How Did We Get Here?</b><p><b>Emily Bazelon:</b> Sexual harassment has been clearly against the law since the 1980s. The Supreme Court said in 1986 that employers couldn’t let one employee create a hostile work environment for another or base advancement on a quid pro quo for sex. And we had what I might call a …

Feminism

Man Dying After Almost Completing 10th Day Of Destroy D*ck December Is Fake News

A man dying after almost completing the 10th day of Destroy D*ck December is fake news. There is no truth to a report that a man was found dead from …

Fake News

The New Journalist: 13 Media Sites to Keep You in the Know

<i>This article is also available in Arabic, French, Russian and Spanish.</i><p>When automobiles were invented, a carriage driver might have thought that he …

Media Industry