Category Archives: CNN

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yesterday… “Acosta’s “hard pass” issued by the Secret Service, which speeds up entry to the White House grounds, was revoked by the Trump administration on Wednesday night.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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Time For Gergen To Retire

The Death of the Media From the Reliable Sources email thingie: On CNN, David Gergen urged caution and patience: Lawmakers and the public need time to “absorb this and begin to make judgments.” He said, “I can’t tell you how … Continue reading

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The Death of Horserace Journalism?

The Death of the Media Ben Smith, born of Tiger Beat on the Potomac, and now heading up Buzzfeed News, has an important piece up. He believes that the insider-baseball, horse race coverage of politics is dead. As the institutions … Continue reading

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The Death of the Media, CNN Edition

This flittered across my timeline last night: Interesting moment on CNN: After Rob Astorino defends Trump’s post-conviction praise of Paul Manafort, Poppy Harlow notes Astorino is on Trump’s 2020 advisory cmte. He says yes. So he’s signed an NDA, she … Continue reading

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Jim Acosta Has. Had. Enough.

Seriously, stop going to his ralleys and the news briefings, CNN. The Russian Usurper is using you to promote agitprop and the most specious of all fake news: the stuff he says. You do not have to do it. There … Continue reading

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