Category Archives: Media Wars

Abdel-Magied Anzac row is a storm over not much

There are two issues in the latest episode of the culture wars, sparked by the Anzac Day Facebook comment by controversial young Muslim activist and part-time ABC presenter Yassmin Abdel-Magied. One is… Source: Abdel-Magied Anzac row is a storm over … Continue reading

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Insiders- Barry Cassidy vs Peter Dutton and Andrew Bolt Manus story

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Dan Rather Condemns Media Calling Trump “Presidential” For “Dropping Bombs” And “Having Missile Strikes”

From the April 16 edition of CNN’s Reliable Sources: Source: Dan Rather Condemns Media Calling Trump “Presidential” For “Dropping Bombs” And “Having Missile Strikes”

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Spicer Shuts Down Press Briefing Following Questions About His International Incident

White House press secretary Sean Spicer shut down today’s press briefing after he was asked about the international incident he caused last week by reading a Fox News transcript that accused a British intelligence service of spying on President Donald … Continue reading

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Spurned Reporters should dump Trump Briefings, turn to Investigative Journalism | Informed Comment

By Juan Cole | (Informed Comment) | – – Donald Trump was unhappy Saturday that the major media had neglected … Source: Spurned Reporters should dump Trump Briefings, turn to Investigative Journalism | Informed Comment

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CNN responds to being excluded from press briefing with one powerful message

CNN just responded to their exclusion from Sean Spicer’s private press briefing, calling it “an unacceptable development” before vowing to continue to “report facts.” CNN was blocked from WH @PressSec’s media gaggle today. This is our response: pic.twitter.com/8SfY2uYKEI — CNN … Continue reading

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Threat of global trade war rises as Japan joins Germany in condemnation of Donald Trump | The Independent

World leaders aren’t taking Donald Trump’s trade barbs lying down. Source: Threat of global trade war rises as Japan joins Germany in condemnation of Donald Trump | The Independent

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Germany Investigating “Unprecedented Proliferation” Of Fake News In Wake Of Fabricated Breitbart Story

The German government announced it will use “all possible means” to investigate the spread of fake news online following Russian hacks and a dubious Breitbart news story that falsely claimed Muslim immigrants attacked a church.Reuters reported that German officials announced … Continue reading

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Russia, as Explained to Russians by Americans

There is a Russian website [inosmi = foreign mass media] that translates propagandistic russophobic articles from the western media into Russian and publishes them so that Russians can see with the… Source: Russia, as Explained to Russians by Americans

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STUDY: How The Media Is Covering Presidential Candidates’ Climate Science Denial | Research

STUDY: How The Media Is Covering Presidential Candidates’ Climate Science Denial |Research | Media Matters for America. Vast Majority Of Climate Scientists Agree That Human Activity Is Driving Climate Change

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Abbott’s blatant overreach in issuing an ultimatum that Q&A come under control of ABC news is having repercussions even from blue ribbon liberal supporters. It has also provided an unexpected platform for the Friends of the ABC

Abbott’s overreach on ABC could lose him votes

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Corporate Media hates Real Journalists: O’Reilly shows why. They question the motives and interests of power.

O’Reilly Calls Salon And Media Matters Hate Websites Like Stormfront

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Fox News wore Jon Stewart down: How 16 years of debunking right-wing lies exhausted the last honest man

Fox News wore Jon Stewart down Stewart is stepping aside because he’s exhausted by our petty, dangerous politics. Now we’re really screwed

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