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Media Plays Monday Morning Quarterback, Pushes Diagnoses for Trump

A top attack line for mainstream media went down in flames Tuesday when President Trump’s doctor declared him “mentally very sharp” and in “excellent health.” Dr. Ronny Jackson, the White House physician, said the president requested and was given a cognitive test that measured recall, ability to categorize and synthesize information and ability to follow […]

NBC Producer Misreports Reason Behind Diplomat’s Resignation

John Feely, the U.S. ambassador to Panama, recently resigned from his position because of President Donald Trump’s policies. Feely was nominated by Trump’s predecessor, Barack Obama and officially resigned from the State Department on December 27. Show More Summary

Media Questions Trump’s Mental Fitness After Doctor Says President is in ‘Excellent’ Health

White House physician Dr. Ronny Jackson may have given President Trump a clean bill of health–declaring his overall health “excellent,” but that didn’t stop the media from peppering him with questions about Trump’s mental health. The questions from the White House Press Corps ranged from whether Trump could have early onset Alzheimers, dementia, the 25th […]

3 Count: Climate Controlled

Kim Dotcom loses one battle over asset forfeiture but wins another, only to see his stuff was destroyed, Ireland court orders local ISPs to block more sites and FilmOn seeks to revive defamation lawsuit over copyright infringement report. The post 3 Count: Climate Controlled appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Chris Cillizza Picks Apart WSJ Trump Interview

President Trump sat last week for an interview with the Wall Street Journal, and it made some news. But mostly it brought out snark from the mainstream media. Chris Cillizza, formerly of the Washington Post and now of CNN, offered “Donald Trump’s 56 most unforgettable lines from his Wall Street Journal interview.” First on the […]

Media Blames Trump For False Missile Alarm in Hawaii

An employee involved in a drill at a state emergency agency in Hawaii last Saturday accidentally pushed out a message the state was under imminent threat from an incoming ballistic missile. President Trump, who was golfing in Florida, did not know about the push message. He did not know it had been corrected 38 minutes […]

CNN Column Cites Disputed Trump Comment to Criticize Trump’s MLK Jr. Statement

A CNN editorial hit President Trump for his statement on Martin Luther King Jr. because it followed his alleged comments on immigrants from “shhole countries.” The piece, written by University of Texas history professor Peniel Joseph, cited Trump’s alleged comment behind closed doors with bipartisan leaders, where Democratic Sen. Show More Summary

Van Jones, Rep. John Lewis Accuse Trump of Racism

The anti-Trump parade continues in the press, with Democrats and anti-Trump figures accusing President Donald Trump of being a racist. The comment in question was leaked by Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin (Ill.) after a meeting with the president and other congressional leaders to hammer out a deal on immigration and government spending. Durbin said the […]

3 Count: I Was Framed

Sky Television settles sports clips lawsuit with two competitors, BBC hopes that geofencing will help get Bill Cosby documentary lawsuit tossed and The Dubai Frame opens, but the controversy remains. The post 3 Count: I Was Framed appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Media Uses Bipartisan Meeting to Again Focus on Trump’s Mental Health

Congressional leaders from both sides of the aisle met with President Trump for an immigration summit to iron out details of border security, visa policy and employment citizenship verification. The optics for the president could not have been better – an hour of thoughtful discussion with him flanked by Sen. Dick Durbin of Illinois, the […]

Associated Press Assists Mueller in Manafort Investigation

In the old days, when the Associated Press was the gold standard for unbiased newspaper copy, it broke stories of corruption and covered the trials that sometimes followed. But according to a story on Thursday from investigative journalist Sara Carter, the AP actively assisted the government in its prosecution of former Trump campaign manager Paul […]

Democrat Nancy Pelosi: Tax Reform-Related Bonuses are ‘Insignificant’

Nancy Pelosi, who called the Republican tax reform bill an “armageddon,” has doubled down on her anti-tax reform rhetoric and said that the tax reform-related bonuses given out by companies are “insignificant.” She also added that these bonuses, which range from $250 to $1,000 in one-time bonuses by a variety of American-based companies, are “crumbs” […]

As Countries Imprison Journalists, Committee Accuses Trump of Undermining Press Freedom

The Committee to Protect Journalists, in response to President Donald Trump’s announced “Most Dishonest & Corrupt Media Awards of the Year,” claimed that the American president will be the winner of its “Overall Achievement in Undermining Global Press Freedom Award.” In their summary of why the U.S. president deserved the award, the committee cited authoritarian […]

The Challenge of Defining Cheating

Technology is going to be an important force in the classroom. However, not all uses are going to be teacher-sanctioned and setting proper boundaries around tech means first answering some tough questions about education itself. The post The Challenge of Defining Cheating appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

3 Count: Dragon Box

Netflix, Amazon and the film studios file lawsuit against Dragon Box, Faith Hill, Tim McGraw and Ed Sheeran face lawsuit over The Rest of Our Life and copyright troll gets an epic beatdown. The post 3 Count: Dragon Box appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

TPM: Trump is a ‘Direct Threat’ to the Department of Justice

With news this week the Department of Justice had reopened investigations into the Clinton Foundation and Hillary Clinton’s private email server, the mainstream media has suddenly become concerned with the politicization of the U.S. justice system. Talking Points Memo was the latest to put forth this line. From President Trump’s calls to “lock her up” […]

Media Still Cherry-Picking Stories to Support Climate Change Narrative

Al Gore and Michael Mann were laughed off the stage – again – for claiming this winter’s cold and snowy weather, in fact, strengthens the case that global warming is a real and present danger. Shortly thereafter, a study was published that suggests the Earth will become a “DESERT” by 2050 if global warming isn’t stopped.” […]

Democrat Struggles to Criticize Tax Reform Law Results

Democratic politicians referred to the Republican tax reform law as a potential apocalypse and one that socks the middle class and working Americans. However, the results of the law conflict with those statements, where up to one hundred companies announced one-time employee bonuses, increases in their minimum wage, hiring efforts, and increases in matching 401(k) […]

NY Times Columnist: Anti-Trump Movement ‘Seems to be Getting Dumber’

New York Times columnist David Brooks penned a column on his evolving views of the anti-Trump/Never Trump movement in politics. Brooks pointed out that he is a member of the anti-Trump movement among conservatives, and expressed his disappointment in their knee-jerk criticism of the president. In praising the widely debunked book, “Fire and Fury,” by […]

CNN: Border Wall is a ‘Gift to the Drug Cartels’

Alice Driver of CNN wrote a piece headlined, “Trump’s Mexico wall would be a gift to the drug cartels.” Driver claimed drug smugglers and cartels would like to have a border wall between America and Mexico because it is an archaic symbol, one they could easily smuggle goods across. Some of the facts that Driver presents […]

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