Category Archives: Death of the Media

Assignment Desk: Who Did It?

The NYTimes tells us: “A video depicting a macabre scene of a fake President Trump shooting, stabbing and brutally assaulting members of the news media and his political opponents was shown at a conference for his supporters at his Miami … Continue reading

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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News briefs She was this close to the biggest get in journalism history pic.twitter.com/rsklDbBjW0 — Jemele Hill (@jemelehill) September 17, 2019 No comment. (Hat tip: Scissorhead Bluegal)

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Burn the Lifeboats, Cont.

Death of the Media This article in Politico says it all: “Four states are poised to cancel their 2020 GOP presidential primaries and caucuses, a move that would cut off oxygen to Donald Trump’s long-shot primary challengers. “Republican parties in … Continue reading

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Media Blames Both Sides of the Media (Part Infinity)

Death of the Media We noted the other day that the Villagers are shocked, Shocked, SHOCKED!!! that The Chosen One, Cheeto Christ Stupid-Czar and his defenders of the one true faith are raising money to rat-eff journalists, the Media and … Continue reading

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Paywalls Will Not Save Journalism

Death of the Media, including Social Media It seems that every week we read another story about a YUGE media layoffs, and of course the-drowning-man-swims-to-sinking-ship mergers of desperation, leveraged buy-out deals, and then fire sale spin-offs once the copper wire, … Continue reading

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Media: Heal Thyselves

Per The NYTimes, a “loose network of conservative operatives allied with the White House” has “compiled dossiers of potentially embarrassing social media posts and other public statements” made by reporters at major media outlets. (Looking at you, CNN!) In other … Continue reading

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Tweet, Twit, Twat

It begins, as it always does, with a twat, er, tweet: Wow, Report Just Out! Google manipulated from 2.6 million to 16 million votes for Hillary Clinton in 2016 Election! This was put out by a Clinton supporter, not a … Continue reading

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Today on Pravda, er, Fox News

Death of the Media The Hollywood Reporter: “A trove of Treasury Department emails released to the non-profit organization Democracy Forward and provided exclusively to The Hollywood Reporter this week paint a picture of a close, friendly bond between the Trump … Continue reading

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NYTimes Believed Him?!

Death of the Media FWIW (certainly better to do this than not IMO) they changed their headline between the 1st and 2nd print edition. pic.twitter.com/DOSAMFbvq0 — Nate Silver (@NateSilver538) August 6, 2019 We’re using Nate Silver’s tweet to illustrate The … Continue reading

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Short Media Criticism 101, Beto-style

The Death of the Media Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie!) morning email thingie  quotes themselves(!): “The immediate aftershocks of the shootings were felt by the three candidates whose home states were affected: Tim Ryan in Ohio, and Beto … Continue reading

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