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Hillary Clinton: Democrats Will Still Face a ‘Very Difficult Media Environment’

Former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton continued her blame-game book tour Tuesday, saying that Democrats have a disadvantage in media coverage and that it will continue to be an obstacle to the Party’s success. Clinton made her remarks on the “Pod Save America” podcast, hosted by former Obama administration staffers Jon Favreau, Jon Lovett, Dan […]

Media Barely Covers How Clinton’s Book Tour is Hurting the Democratic Party

The liberal media is overwhelmingly in favor of the Democratic Party, where only 7% of journalists are registered Republicans. It is in their best interest to blast moderates, criticize conservatives and libertarians and to protect the Democratic Party. How do we know this? AIM has documented countless examples over the years of pro-liberal and pro-Democratic […]

Liberal Media Overlooks Hillary Clinton’s Book Tour Fees

Hillary Clinton, the losing Democratic Party presidential candidate in 2016 to then-underdog GOP challenger Donald Trump, is going on a book tour. The tour is to highlight her book, “What Happened,” and to apparently relitigate the results of her Election Day loss. What’s lost in all the coverage is that Clinton’s book promoters are charging […]

Media Resumes Fawning Over Hillary Clinton After Book Release

Hillary Clinton’s new book “What Happened” hit shelves Tuesday, and much of the media cheerleading that serenaded her presidential campaign returned, on cue. Taxpayer-funded far-left outlet NPR cleared up for us the purpose of the book. It was written “out of exasperation,” NPR wrote. “If Trump’s combative inauguration speech was ‘a howl from the white […]

538’s Nate Silver Dings Media for Clinton Election Coverage

Nate Silver took a couple of swipes at the media on his FiveThirtyEight podcast — including his former employer, the New York Times — for screwing up the coverage of the 2016 election by creating a false narrative on Hillary Clinton. The main topic of the podcast was on Clinton’s new book, What Happened, in […]

All Sports Journalists Talk about is Colin Kaepernick

Sports journalists, political activism and speculation go hand-in-hand in today’s age of social media. There is no better example of this than the case of former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who created controversy by protesting the American national anthem last season and making statements on policing and racial tensions in America. His protests upset conservatives, […]

Hillary Clinton Gripes, Media Obliges to Promote It

The liberal media’s 2016 presidential candidate darling, Hillary Clinton, is relitigating the 2016 election which she lost to then-underdog GOP challenger Donald Trump through a book tour. The tour highlights her new book, entitled”What Happened,” and includes a trip to Wisconsin, a state she never campaigned in during the 2016 cycle, as well as additional […]

Breitbart Headline Belies Fact that Koch Brothers are Consistent on Immigration Stance

In a recent Daily Beast article, organizations within the Koch network confirmed that their stance on the Deferred Action for Child Arrivals (DACA) is to pass a bill in Congress similar to it, instead of getting rid of the Obama-era executive order altogether. Spokesman for the network’s Hispanic grassroots organization, Libre Initiative, Brian Faughnan, affirmed […]

Report: Facebook’s Attempt to Kill Fake News Isn’t Working

A study released by Yale University found Facebook’s attempt to combat fake news is not working — and in some cases, it has helped spread fake stories. Facebook’s third-party fact-checker came out in December, according to Politico, after efforts to use its user base to flag fake news proved unsuccessful. Now, the site uses an […]

ESPN Continues Streak of Playing ‘MSNBC With Footballs’

ESPN continued its descent into what one Twitter user called MSNBC with footballs when Jemele Hill, a co-host for one of the network’s shows, made her feelings about the president clear. “Donald Trump is a white supremacist who has largely surrounded himself w/ other white supremacists,” Hill tweeted.   The pushback came immediately. “Said the […]

Laura Ingraham to Get 10 PM Slot at Fox News

CNN reported Monday that longtime radio talk show host and frequent Fox News contributor Laura Ingraham will have her own show on the Fox News Channel. Ingraham will be part of a lineup reshuffle that will air her show at 10 p.m., move Sean Hannity back to his 9 p.m. slot, and The Five, which […]

New York Times Discovers Trump Justice Department is Conservative

After eight years during which President Barack Obama weaponized the Justice Department, the New York Times appears to be surprised that President Trump has worked to undo many of his predecessor’s actions and take a more conservative view on issues ranging from illegal immigration to abortion. According to the Times, the prospect of rolling back […]

Hollywood, Mainstream Media Use Hurricanes to Push Climate Change Predictions

Mainstream media and Hollywood liberals have capitalized on Hurricanes Harvey and Irma this week to voice concern over and to blame global warming for the devastation in Texas and Florida. The Nation wrote: “To refuse to act against global warming … is murder” and “Climate denialism is literally killing us.” Actress Jennifer Lawrence said it […]

NYT Columnist Sneaks Anti-Israel Rhetoric Into Piece on North Korea

Anti-Israel rhetoric turns up in the darndest places these days. In a piece for the New York Times, Max Fisher compared China’s efforts to corral North Korea and keep peace on the peninsula to the United States’ efforts to force Israel to change its policies toward the Palestinians. Jeffrey Lewis, who directs an East Asia […]

NBC News’ Manafort-‘Donations’ Scoop Completely Discredited

NBC News is walking back an Aug. 31 story that said Paul Manafort’s notes from the infamous meeting with Russians at Trump Tower during the 2016 presidential campaign included the word “donations” near a reference to the Republican National Committee. To the mainstream media, having the word “donations” typed into the notes feature of a smart […]

Associated Press Labels Illegal Immigrants ‘Undocumented Citizens’

The Associated Press which in 2013 revised its Stylebook by banning the term “illegal immigrant” went one step further in an article it published on Tuesday by referring to illegal immigrant students affected by President Trump’s repeal...Show More Summary

In Latest Controversy, Democratic Senators Ask Trump’s Nominees about Religion

First, it was Bernie Sanders, but now it’s Dianne Feinstein, Dick Durbin and Al Franken joining in on the religious litmus test for government officials and judicial nominees. Sanders asked a nominee to the Office of Personnel Management (OPM), Russell Vought, about his religious views during his hearing. At the time, conservatives were outraged by […]

Democrat in Trouble? Menendez’ Defense Attorney said Corruption Trial Attacks All Successful Hispanics

The case against sitting U.S. Senator Bob Menendez may have his defense attorneys restless, as their primary grounds of defense rest on how Menendez was not bribed by longtime associate Salomen Melgen, but that they were friends and favors were exchanged. Also, the defense attorney alleged that the corruption trial is an attack on successful […]

Here’s Your Truth: Trump Gets Far Worse From Media Than Obama Ever Did

Tom Perriello, former Democratic congressman and failed Virginia gubernatorial candidate, wrote in Thursday’s Washington Post that he interviewed some “armed protesters” who demonstrated their racism by calling President Obama “a national...Show More Summary

NBC Calls Menendez a Republican Amid Corruption Case

NBC News published a story Wednesday that incorrectly referred to Sen. Bob Menendez (D, N.J.) as a Republican, according to a report by Fox News. Menendez, a Democrat, faces federal corruption charges, including accepting trips and favors from a constituent in exchange for political influence. This comes on the heels of a New York Times article […]

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