Category Archives: CNN

UPDATED: The Death of the Media

CNN, the network that I love to hate, has done it again! “Sarah Isgur, who served as the Justice Department’s leading spokeswoman under Attorney General Jeff Sessions, is joining the network as a political editor next month, where she will … Continue reading

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The Death of the Media, Part Infinity

A funny thing happened yesterday after we posted the Death of the Media, Comrade Stupid made our point for us! The Reliable Sources email thingie tells us: Let’s be clear: Press secretary Sarah Sanders misled the press corps when she … Continue reading

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The Death of the Media: Because It’s Already #2016Redux

The Death of the Media I want to start this with a screengrab of a NYTimes Magazine article: Cable news (and others, but mostly cable) immediately air Comrade Prznint Trump’s mewls, bleats, and dithers in full, often live; in the … Continue reading

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Midday Palate Cleanser

I would watch CNN if they swapped out Crypt Keeper David Gergen for a cat any day, and in advance I apologize to cats everywhere for suggesting that they would work for CNN. (Hat tip: Cutetropolis, which you definitely should … Continue reading

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CNN Is a Dumpster Fire, Part Infinity

CNN put out a video urging people not to believe climate change deniers. One problem: two of the four clips they cite are people *on* CNN. pic.twitter.com/tbCT6O43p0 — jordan (@JordanUhl) December 11, 2018 Jeebus. What a shitshow in a dumpster … Continue reading

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Breaking on CNN!

Hey Guys, CNN just won the first round against the Fourth Reich! (CNN)Federal judge Timothy J. Kelly sided with CNN on Friday, ordering the White House to reinstate chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s press pass.The ruling was an initial … Continue reading

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Boom.

This morning, CNN filed a lawsuit against @realDonaldTrump and top aides. The White House has violated CNN and @Acosta‘s First Amendment rights of freedom of the press and Fifth Amendment rights to due process. Complaint: https://t.co/43oX6L8xA7 pic.twitter.com/RvJ0Cgh6oi — CNN Communications … Continue reading

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Take-away that narcissist’s dripline, CNN!

Death of the Media Continuing with the nutty press conference yesterday… “Acosta’s “hard pass” issued by the Secret Service, which speeds up entry to the White House grounds, was revoked by the Trump administration on Wednesday night. The White House … Continue reading

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Access Journalism 101

I think we’ve stated it before: CNN is the dumpster fire of journalism, driven largely by pontificating poltroons shouting around a table. The most dreaded words in the English language are, “we now turn to our powerhouse panel,” usually followed … Continue reading

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Jason Miller, The Pride of CNN, Leaves CNN

As long as we are talking about cable news dumpster fire CNN, home of shouty panels who say nothing and have no expertise in their subject areas, this story is yet more proof that they hire despicable people to get … Continue reading

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