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The FCC’s Big Giveaway To Pro-Trump Television Broadcasting Groups

The Federal Communications Commission is expected today to vote to ease a media ownership rule that prevents greater consolidation of broadcast television stations. Two of the biggest expected beneficiaries of that decision will be Rupert Murdoch’s Fox Television Stations and … Continue reading

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How Trump Embodies The Right-Wing Media’s Caricature Of Obama: Lazy, Secretive, And Corrupt

During Barack Obama’s presidency, perhaps no conservative media outlet lamented as loudly about the frequency of the president’s golf games as Tucker Carlson’s Daily Caller.Year after year, a parade of Daily Caller staffers lined up to feed the phony outrage machine … Continue reading

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Video Exposes Evidence Tampering After Syrian Chemical Attack, Proves WH Report Was Fabricated – MT

The video evidence shows workers at the site roughly 30 hours after the alleged attack that were wearing clothing with the logo “Idlib Health Directorate.” Source: Video Exposes Evidence Tampering After Syrian Chemical Attack, Proves WH Report Was Fabricated – … Continue reading

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VIDEO: Media Can’t Ignore The Voices of Activists

In a time of historic protests and activism against bigoted and hateful policies of President Donald Trump and his administration, news outlets need to scrap the so-called “fair and balanced” panels of pundits and politicians speculating and judging protests from … Continue reading

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Fox News- The O’Rielly Factor Murdoch Media’s Sexual Predatory Culture

On The Last Word, Angelo Carusone Calls Out Fox’s “Disgusting” Sham Investigation Of O’Reilly Video April 10, 2017 10:42 PM EDT Bill O’Reilly Laughs At United Airlines Passenger Who Was Forcibly Removed From Plane Video April 10, 2017 9:51 PM Fox’s … Continue reading

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Journalist who exposed Donald Trump charitable claims and revealed ‘grab ’em by the pussy’ tape wins Pulitzer | The Independent

The Washington Post’s David Fahrenthold has won a Pulitzer Prize for his reporting, which included the revelation that Donald Trump had made false claims about his charitable fundraising as well as breaking the news of the tape in which the … Continue reading

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Trolls tear into Courier-Mail columnist after blasts from Bolt and Blair |  Bevis Blair & Butthead Bolt attack their own but it seems Butthead Bolt is just Bevis’s camp follower. Poor Butthead  he’s going have to edit and upload his own work this year.

News Corp sticks up for comment moderators after columnists mock Paul Syvret, and gloom sets in for New York Times’ Australia bureau chief after News Corp posted a second-quarter loss in February of $287m and cited impairments in the Australian … Continue reading

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Mass Shootings Still Happen All The Time, So Why Does The Press Look Away?

The argument, first at a gas station and then outside a home, started over missing car keys.In the early hours of Monday morning, police stepped in to quell the dispute between Allen Cashe and his girlfriend, Latina Herring, at a … Continue reading

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Mark Latham To Take Up New Position Shouting At Random People On Street – The Shovel

Source: Mark Latham To Take Up New Position Shouting At Random People On Street – The Shovel

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The tragedy of Mark Latham | The Monthly

Source: The tragedy of Mark Latham | The Monthly

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Coalition says it hit Mosul site where civilians died | News | Al Jazeera

Coalition says it struck area in west Mosul where officials say scores of civilians were killed by aerial bombardment. Source: Coalition says it hit Mosul site where civilians died | News | Al Jazeera

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War of words: The future of journalism as a public trust | The Monthly

Source: War of words: The future of journalism as a public trust | The Monthly

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More Like This, Please: Jake Tapper’s Edward R. Murrow Moment | Crooks and Liars

We’ll need a lot more moments like this on television to get it through to the Congress that Trump. Must. Go. Source: More Like This, Please: Jake Tapper’s Edward R. Murrow Moment | Crooks and Liars

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Morning Mika Asks The Right Question On Breitbart, But… | Crooks and Liars

…answers with a 10 minute Breitbart.com infomercial. Why MSNBC Why? Source: Morning Mika Asks The Right Question On Breitbart, But… | Crooks and Liars

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Read The Report Explaining The Danger Of Murdoch’s Sky Takeover

Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox is currently trying to take full control of the United Kingdom satellite broadcasting company Sky — which oversees Sky News. Such a move would increase media consolidation in the U.K., and it raises concerns that … Continue reading

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Report: Trump Is Wrong, Media Disproportionately Overreport Terror Attacks By Muslims

Source: Report: Trump Is Wrong, Media Disproportionately Overreport Terror Attacks By Muslims

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The Media’s Addiction to False Equivalencies Has Left Them Vulnerable to Trump | The Nation

To merely make it through the day with one’s sanity intact is no small task during Donald Trump’s presidency. There are so many moving targets, and they proliferate so quickly, that it’s all but impossible to maintain any kind of … Continue reading

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As tempo of Trump’s media war rises, the unthinkable becomes possible

Donald Trump is escalating his war on the media and on one of the government agencies that has provided sensational leaks on his presidency – the FBI. Source: As tempo of Trump’s media war rises, the unthinkable becomes possible Trump … Continue reading

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Trump Just Blacklisted Media Outlets. We Warned You This Would Happen.

Hours after President Donald Trump denounced critical journalists as “the enemy of the people” before a cheering crowd of supporters, major news outlets were blacklisted from a White House press gaggle while the administration’s sycophants were ushered in.“CNN was not … Continue reading

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Undeniable PROOF Trump Uses Media As Scapegoat; He’s TERRIFIED People Will See Truth (DETAILS) – US Uncut

He doesn’t even try to hide it. Source: Undeniable PROOF Trump Uses Media As Scapegoat; He’s TERRIFIED People Will See Truth (DETAILS) – US Uncut

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Sean Hannity Falls For Misleading Claim From Gateway Pundit (Again)

On February 22, Jim Hoft posted an article on his website The Gateway Pundit alleging that a “Wikileaks Document Shows John McCain Requested Donations From Russians!” Fox News’ Sean Hannity retweeted a tweet that both linked to the Gateway Pundit … Continue reading

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The Breitbartification Of CPAC

“My biggest fear is that later this week I will be among the legions at CPAC rearranging the furniture,” wrote Andrew Breitbart just days before the first Conservative Political Action Conference of President Barack Obama’s administration. “Instead, the conservative movement … Continue reading

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Media Sauce: Global report shows we don’t trust elites or institutions

If we don’t trust elites or institutions, can we trust ourselves? Source: Media Sauce: Global report shows we don’t trust elites or institutions

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Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns From Breitbart| Andrew Bolt his only supporter

Breitbart.com editor Milo Yiannopoulos announced Tuesday that he has resigned from the right-wing website following the emergence of a video in which Yiannopoulos apparently justified sexual abuse of a minor by an adult.“I would be wrong to allow my poor … Continue reading

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Pre-election coal advertising funded by money meant for clean coal research – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

The coal industry’s multi-million-dollar advertising and lobbying campaign in the run-up to the last federal election was bankrolled by money deducted from state mining royalty payments. Source: Pre-election coal advertising funded by money meant for clean coal research – ABC … Continue reading

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Trump Avoids Actual News To Favor His Right-Wing Pals At Netanyahu Presser; Result Is TERRIFYING – US Uncut

This should horrify us all. Source: Trump Avoids Actual News To Favor His Right-Wing Pals At Netanyahu Presser; Result Is TERRIFYING – US Uncut

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Taking A Cue From Conservative Media, Trump Consistently Misuses The Term “Fake News”

Conservative media and President Donald Trump have repeatedly misappropriated the term “fake news” to attack journalists and news organizations that publish stories Trump views to be unfavorable to him and his administration. Despite the accusations leveled against these news outlets, … Continue reading

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This is your brain on fake news: what’s behind the human willingness to swallow “alternative facts” – Salon.com

Obvious BS should set off our internal scam detectors, but it turns out the human brain has a workaround for that Source: This is your brain on fake news: what’s behind the human willingness to swallow “alternative facts” – Salon.com

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The Press Shouldn’t Believe Anything The White House Tells Them — Ever| It’s not their role in a Democracy

Sitting down for his first presidential phone call with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Saturday, President Donald Trump and his Russian counterpart “vowed to repair relations between the countries,” during a “warm,” hour-long discussion, The New York Times reported.The two men promised “to join forces … Continue reading

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Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox gently rebukes Donald Trump over immigrant ban|  Protection from bias doesn’t make them heroes.

Donald Trump’s controversial immigration ban has finally triggered a response from his biggest media benefactor. Source: Rupert Murdoch’s 21st Century Fox gently rebukes Donald Trump over immigrant ban

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The Breitbart Clauses In Trump’s Executive Orders

Two executive orders signed by President Donald Trump last week include clauses that seem designed to provide Breitbart.com and other xenophobic right-wing media outlets with fearmongering content about the supposed criminality and dangerousness of immigrants, particularly Muslim ones.The orders create … Continue reading

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Trump sees Press and Public Enemy No. 1 – Reporters w/out Borders

By IPS News Desk | – – ROME (IPS) – “Alarmed” by the new administration’s “repeated attacks on the media … Source: Trump sees Press and Public Enemy No. 1 – Reporters w/out Borders

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Four more journalists get felony charges after covering inauguration unrest | Media | The Guardian

A documentary producer, a photojournalist, a live-streamer and a freelance reporter facing up to 10 years in prison and a $25,000 fine if convicted Source: Four more journalists get felony charges after covering inauguration unrest | Media | The Guardian

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Steve Bannon To Journalists: Kneel Before Trump

Source: Steve Bannon To Journalists: Kneel Before Trump

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Trump Reportedly Outraged That CNN Doesn’t Cover Him Like Fox News

According to sources from New York magazine’s Gabriel Sherman, President Donald Trump is angry that CNN and CNN chief Jeff Zucker do not grant him the favorable type of coverage he receives from Fox NewsTrump has made it no secret … Continue reading

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Newt Gingrich’s White House Press Briefing Plan: Ban Questions From Adversarial Journalists, Have A Live Audience

Newt Gingrich has a new proposal for the Trump administration’s efforts to delegitimize and weaken critical journalists: turn White House press briefings into a “town hall” format where presumably hand-picked citizens would join the “total left-wing propagandists” in the press … Continue reading

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When the the official crier has been turned into the presidential liar: The White House Press Secretary Just Declared War On Reality And The Press

In a surreal turn, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer tonight denied reality, lashed out at the press for its supposed “shameful and wrong” coverage of the size of the crowd that attended President Trump’s January 20 inaugural festivities, instructed the … Continue reading

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 This reminds me of Tony Abbott complaining about the ABC not supporting him and he did it on Murdoch Media                                               Reince Priebus Complains About The Press Trying To Delegitimize Donald Trump

He is the chief of staff to a man who pushed the birther conspiracy about President Barack Obama for years. Source: Reince Priebus Complains About The Press Trying To Delegitimize Donald Trump

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Media Sauce: #Trumpistan — news from nowhere

Following the #Trumpistan presidency? Here’s a guide to the best news sources. Source: Media Sauce: #Trumpistan — news from nowhere

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Trump Wants To Flood White House Press Briefings With Sycophants And Propagandists

Donald Trump has a message for the White House press corps: The press briefing room the journalists have used since the 1970s belongs to him, and if he wants to take it away, he can.On Saturday, Esquire reported that the … Continue reading

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Trump reportedly planning to ban journalists from the White House

Donald Trump’s relationship with the media has always been contentious. But his latest idea for the White House press corps may be the most alarming yet. Source: Trump reportedly planning to ban journalists from the White House

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Meet The Mysterious, Facebook-Verified Page Pushing Fake News To Nearly 5 Million Followers

The verified Facebook page for American News (also known as The Patriot Review), with its more than 4.7 million followers, is perhaps the largest page regularly pushing fake news on the social media platform and is emblematic of the problem … Continue reading

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Environmental spin: An example of media disunity on renewable energy

We can’t keep ignoring the enormous elephant that is renewable energy in our economic policy Source: Environmental spin: An example of media disunity on renewable energy

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How has fake news become such a problem? – » The Australian Independent Media Network

By Miriam English I’ve been thinking about this a lot recently, as have many people, I expect. The usual reaction is to blame the Russians for spreading it. And while the Russians are clearly culpable, there is much more to … Continue reading

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Crying ‘fake news’ is handy for politicians but toxic for democracy | Lenore Taylor | Australia news | The Guardian

Instead of helping efforts to keep fact and fiction clearly separate, the claim is now being used to blur the delineation between them even further Source: Crying ‘fake news’ is handy for politicians but toxic for democracy | Lenore Taylor … Continue reading

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Media Sauce: Who to believe of Trump’s #goldenshowers and honeytraps

Doc Martin examines the latest salacious reports that Putin set a honeytrap for Trump and asks “Who can we believe?” Source: Media Sauce: Who to believe of Trump’s #goldenshowers and honeytraps

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The media we need in 2017 | USA | Al Jazeera

Post-truth is a symptom not the disease, while we need a media that challenges rather than normalises the far-right. Source: The media we need in 2017 | USA | Al Jazeera

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Why We Should Keep Using The Term “Fake News”

The Washington Post’s Margaret Sullivan uses her latest column to call for journalists to stop using the phrase “fake news,” a term reporters and activists have used over the past few months to describe a form of politicized misinformation that … Continue reading

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Faced With Trump’s Looming Press Crisis, Media Embrace Timidity And Accommodation| Protecting  business before News

Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus has apparently undergone a rather dramatic change in terms of how she views President-elect Donald Trump — specifically, whether she thinks it’s OK for journalists to label him a liar when he constantly lies.Stressing the “huge challenge” that looms … Continue reading

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