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3 Count: Shaken Off

Playboy lawsuit against Boing Boing is dismissed for now, Taylor Swift wins dismissal of lawsuit over Shake it Off and Tickbox's injunction woes get deeper. The post 3 Count: Shaken Off appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Warren Fires Back at Trump, but Media Doesn’t Ask If ‘Pocahontas’ Story is True

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D.-Mass.) spoke at the National Congress of American Indians in Washington, D.C., in an unscheduled speech. There, Warren used the opportunity to criticize President Donald Trump’s claims that she used a fake Native American identity to get a professorship and tenure at Harvard University and called her Pocahontas on social media. The […]

Farrakhan-Ellison Dinner in 2015 Largely Ignored by Media

Conservative and right-leaning media have reported on the 2015 dinner between Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan, Iranian President Hassan Rouhani and several Democratic politicians, including current DNC vice chairman Keith Ellison. Show More Summary

Repo: The Plagiarism Opera

Back in 2010, fans of Repo! The Genetic Opera noticed similarities between their beloved film and the new blockbuster Repo Men. But, was there plagiarism and, if so, who plagiarized who? The post Repo: The Plagiarism Opera appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

US Media Turn to ‘Superhero’ Pence to Combat Korean Olympic Peace Threat

It’s hard to think of a better illustration of the concept of cognitive dissonance than the Washington Post unironically referring to Mike Pence as a “superhero” in an article about the dangers of propaganda.

Burger King Tells a Real Whopper About Net Neutrality — and the Media Totally Falls For It

Burger King is selling customers a whopper of a lie by attempting — and failing — to explain a complex issue by dumbing down the debate using hamburgers. On Jan. 25, the Home of the Whopper lived up to its name with a commercial that seemed to call for going back to the net neutrality […]

HuffPost Equates Russian Doping to U.S. Gymnastics Scandal

Not only is the United States in no position to lecture others on freedom and liberty, its own Olympic team should be banned from the Winter Games, according to a piece Tuesday on HuffPost. “At a press briefing last week with International Olympic Committee spokesman Mark Adams, there was stern talk about a country of […]

Washington Post Accuses Trump AG of Racism — But Here’s What They Missed

Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired up the outrage machine Monday when he spoke of “Anglo-American heritage” of law enforcement in remarks to the National Sheriffs’ Association. “I want to thank every sheriff in America,” Sessions said. “Since our founding, the independently elected sheriff has been the people’s protector, who keeps law enforcement close to and […]

Media Fawns Over North Korean Dictator’s Sister

The media gushed and fawned over the public appearance of North Korean government official Kim Yo Jong, who is the sister of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un. She has attended this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea and the media lauded her presence. However, the media overlooked the North Korean government’s human rights […]

Trump’s Daughter-in-Law Hospitalized After Receiving Suspicious Envelope

President Donald Trump’s daughter-in-law, Vanessa Trump (who is married to Donald Trump, Jr.), was hospitalized as a precaution after she opened an envelope with a white substance inside. Feared to be anthrax or another dangerous substance at first, she was decontaminated with two other people and sent to the hospital. The media did cover the […]

CNN: Olympics ‘Definitely a Diplomatic Win’ for North Korea

CNN international correspondent Will Ripley told Wolf Blitzer Monday that North Korea leader Kim Jong Un scored a diplomatic victory by sending his sister to the Winter Olympics in South Korea. Kim Yo Jong, the North Korean propaganda director, visited the Olympics after South Korea requested the communist dictatorship send a delegation to the games.  […]

CNN Pounces on Omarosa’s Claim VP Pence Was ‘Scary’

Omarosa Manigault Newman has gone from working as a White House adviser to a participant on Celebrity Big Brother after news of her conduct as an adviser led to her resignation. Despite the controversy surrounding her resignation, CNN ran with her comments on Celebrity Big Brother, where she blasted Vice President Mike Pence as “scary” […]

After Criticizing VP, Olympic Ice Skater Tells Media He’s Not Focusing on Pence

U.S. Olympian Adam Rippon, who is openly gay, criticized Vice President Mike Pence leading up to the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Rippon said that the vice president funded gay conversion therapy, which was denied by Pence’s camp. The media did not correct Rippon or any of its reporting on Rippon’s claim, which was […]

DSA-Endorsed Judge’s Bail Reforms Prompt Media Attack

The marks of the media's function as PR surrogate for police were all over a Pittsburgh CBS affiliate's gratuitous, over-the-top hit piece on reformer Judge Mik Pappas.

WaPo: Trump Not Playing Fair with Memos

According to the Washington Post, President Trump is not playing fair with the House Intelligence Committee memos. He let the Republican memo be made public over the objections of the FBI, but he has refused to approve the release of the Democratic memo. The dueling memos discuss the congressional investigations into how the FBI and […]

NY Times Fascinated With Kim Jong Un’s Sister at Olympics

In principle, it’s hard to argue with the New York Times’ assessment of Kim Jong Un’s sister and her appearance at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. “Flashing a sphinx-like smile and without ever speaking in public, Ms. Kim [Yo Jong] managed to outflank Mr. Trump’s envoy to the Olympics, Vice President Mike Pence, […]

Media Ignores NYC Officials Passing on All Federal Immigrant Retainer Requests

All major media outlets but Fox News ignored news that the city of New York ignored all 1,526 of its Immigration, Customs and Enforcement agency’s retainer requests. Only Fox News and other conservative outlets such as Townhall covered the decision. A retainer is when the federal authorities place an official request to city and state officials […]

Journalism Museum Looking to Sell Building as Losses Mount

The Newseum, a big and shiny monument to journalism in Washington, D.C. is exploring the sale of its building or a move to another location as losses continue to mount after nearly 10 years on Pennsylvania Avenue. According to The Washington Post, Newseum management confirmed that it is in talks with international firm Eastdil Secured […]

CNN Gushes Over North Korean Dictator’s Sister at the Winter Olympics

This year’s Winter Olympics are being held in Pyeongchang, South Korea, and North Korean athletes are participating on a joint Korean team for women’s hockey. The symbolic move came after South Korea reached out to their communist neighbors and invited them to participate in the Winter Olympics. The North Korean government sent Kim Jong Un’s sister, […]

Vox’s US Government-Linked Experts Present Options for Korea: Sanctions or War

Vox presents viewers with an array of US government-linked talking heads who insist the only options to resolve the conflict in Korea are devastating sanctions or apocalyptic war.

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