Category Archives: Death of the Media

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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The Death of the Media, Cont.

The WaPo FactChecker introduced a new metric: the Bottomless Pinocchio. HAWT! WORK THE POLE, BABY!!1! Oh, wait. The Bottomless Pinocchio “will be awarded to politicians who repeat a false claim so many times that they are, in effect, engaging in … Continue reading

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Petunia & Pals Wins The Morning!

The Death of the Media Trump TeeVee! Fox disciplines employees who set up Trump aide appearance  “Fox News Channel said Tuesday that it is disciplining employees involved in an email exchange with an aide to President Trump’s former EPA administrator … Continue reading

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Tiger Beat Frames the News For Us

The Death of the Media, Cont. It’s really maddening. The Democrat, Ben McAdams, won a seat in Utah(!), but Tiger Beat on the Potomac (thanks Charlie) didn’t see that as newsworthy, just that Love lost. They didn’t frame it as … Continue reading

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NYTimes Visits Possum Hollar AGAIN

They say that what was once a vice becomes a habit, and so once again we note that the NYTimes sent more wannabe Jane Goodalls deep into Possum Hollar to see what the salt of the earth thinks about the … Continue reading

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Oops, Cont.

There’s more fallout from the devastating NYTimes article on Facebook yesterday: Facebook’s Sheryl Sandberg to CBS: “We absolutely did not pay anyone to create fake news” Firm that worked for Facebook tried to plant story alleging liberal bias at Apple … 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yesterday… “Acosta’s “hard pass” issued by the Secret Service, which speeds up entry to the White House grounds, was revoked by the Trump administration on Wednesday night.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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News That Will Drive You To Drink

Happy Hour News Briefs Jump for Jeebus! Our old pal Josh Bernstein is now credentialed as part of the White House press pool: “I was privileged enough to go to the rally as a guest of the White House and … 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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Strategic Lying or Just a Liar? You Decide!

The Death of the Media The Reliable Sources email thingie was strangely compelling reading last night (it’s too long to block quote, so Imma put it between cutlines): Dale, who fact-checks every word that Trump says, is an indispensable resource … Continue reading

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