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Media Frustrated With Melania Trump’s Behavior

It has been hard for the mainstream media to get at First Lady Melania Trump. She has no diplomatic snafus, like breaking protocol or taking large entourages on personal travel at government expense. She has no policy disaster to match the school lunch fiasco. She is simply a beautiful first lady who seems to be […]

Newsweek Accuses Ivanka Trump of Plagiarizing Ivanka Trump

Newsweek has accused Ivanka Trump of plagiarizing herself in a speech she gave in India this week. “While Trump did say a few lines crafted specifically for the event she was attending—”In this ‘City of Pearls,’ the greatest treasure is you!” she said, citing Hyderabad’s moniker to an applauding audience—it appeared the breadth of her talking points […]

CNN Questions Trump’s Competency, But Not Obama’s

In a recent analysis, CNN’s Stephen Collinson questioned the competency of President Donald Trump for his continued comments about North Korea’s leader, Kim Jong Un. According to the author, President Trump’s rhetoric is a stark contrast to his predecessor, Barack Obama, and is more aggressive than many past presidential administrations: In normal times, it would be […]

CNN’s Trump Criticism Features Only Anti-Trump Sources

CNN’s Stephen Collinson wrote an analysis headlined, “Trump’s behavior raises questions of competency,” which focuses on President Trump’s rhetoric toward North Korea and its leader, Kim Jong Un. Instead of using neutral sources, Collinson spoke to anti-Trump retiring Sen. Show More Summary

Don’t Say ‘Lowering Taxes’ When You Mean ‘Lowering Taxes for the Rich’

"Lowering taxes is, at heart, what makes a Republican a Republican," the New York Times told us. The problem with this assertion is that the Republican plans actually raise taxes for close to half of middle-income families.

When Do We Let Plagiarism Go?

Ben Domenech is back in the headlines again, but a decade after his plagiarism scandal we have to ask the question, when, if ever, do we let him move on? The post When Do We Let Plagiarism Go? appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Anti-Populism, Smug Centrism and the Defense of Elitism

Both the leadership of the Democratic Party and the “moderate” wing of the Republican Party seem obsessed with challenging Trumpism by calling for a return to a mythical political “center” and by elevating “elitism” as an antidote to “populism.” This while the political “center” under Trump means scapegoating our nation’s problems to Muslims, Mexicans and […]

Backlash Against Russian ‘Fake News’ Is Shutting Down Debate for Real

The actions being taken by tech giants to battle fake news are currently having devastating effects on alternative media and freedom of speech, while leaving the worst hate speech and junk news spinning across the internet by right-wing trolls.

MSNBC Host: Rural Americans a Core Threat to Democracy

MSNBC personality Joy Reid called rural Americans a “core threat to our democracy” last weekend. Responding to a piece in the Wall Street Journal headlined, “The Varied – and Global – Threats Confronting Democracy,” Reid called for sacking the Electoral College because it gives rural voters an unfair advantage over urban voters in national elections. […]

Washington Post Clashes With Project Veritas

When a Washington Post reporter confronted James O’Keefe at Project Veritas headquarters in Mamaroneck, N.Y., O’Keefe suggested the Post was moving on him because he was about to release damaging videos about the publication. On Tuesday, O’Keefe delivered the first of what he says will be a series of those videos – complete with references […]

CNN Boycotts White House Christmas Party

The spat between CNN and President Trump reached a new high with the network’s decision to boycott the annual White House Christmas party for the media. “CNN will not be attending this year’s White House Christmas party,” a CNN spokesperson said. “In light of the President’s continued attacks on freedom of the press and CNN, […]

NBC Fires Today Show Co-Host Matt Lauer Over ‘Inappropriate Sexual Behavior’

NBC News has fired longtime Today show co-host Matt Lauer over a sexual harassment allegation, according to a memo from NBC News president Andrew Lack obtained by The New York Times. “On Monday night, we received a detailed complaint from a colleague about inappropriate sexual behavior in the workplace by Matt Lauer,” the memo read. Lack […]

3 Count: Sky’s the Limit

Sky seems to have pirate sites blocked in New Zealand, Sky also wins injunction agains Kodi box seller and music loyalties going up slightly in 2018. The post 3 Count: Sky’s the Limit appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

Mainstream Media Uses Generals in Attempt to Lower Trump Approval

With President Trump’s approval ratings stubbornly sitting at 43 percent, mainstream media has launched another Attack of the Generals to try to bring it down. On Monday, Harriet Agerholm of the Independent wrote that retired Gen. Michael Hayden, former director of the CIA and now a commentator for CNN, is defending his new bosses from […]

Keith Olbermann Quits Politics: ‘My Work Here Is Done’

Keith Olbermann is out of a job again, but this time he hasn’t been fired. Olbermann announced Monday he will end his political commentary series at GQ because Donald Trump’s presidency will be over soon, and his “work here is done.” Trump’s demise is so close at hand, Olbermann said, that “I think even this dim-witted […]

Clinton Glosses Over Dems When Asked About Sexual Harassment

During an interview on the podcast of MSNBC contributor and Washington Post writer Jonathan Capehart, Hillary Clinton was asked about the recent rash of sexual harassment claims. “It’s politics and it’s gotten very political, and there are a lot of names in this hopper,” Capehart said. “Whether it’s Franken or Moore, or Trump or Clinton … you name […]

MSNBC’s Scarborough Calls Out The Hill for ‘Inner Liberal’ Story

MSNBC host Joe Scarborough called out The Hill for inaccurately reporting earlier today that Roy Moore and Donald Trump were bringing out his “inner liberal.” Scarborough: Trump and Moore are "bringing out my inner liberal" https://t.co/4pFZ42zKpq pic.twitter.com/gTYL3eIPot — The Hill (@thehill) November 28, 2017 Scarborough responded on Twitter. Show More Summary

Media Erase NATO Role in Bringing Slave Markets to Libya

A crucial detail has been downplayed or even ignored in many corporate media reports: the role of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization in bringing slavery to the North African nation.

5 Tips for Students to Avoid Plagiarism

Avoiding plagiarism can be a difficult task for students but it can feel downright impossible during finals. Here's how to keep you writing plagiarism-free. The post 5 Tips for Students to Avoid Plagiarism appeared first on Plagiarism Today.

3 Count: Swimwear Battle

Have any suggestions for the 3 Count? Let me know via Twitter @plagiarismtoday. 1: The Justice Department Quietly Backs Away From a Hard Line on Music Licensing First off today, Eriq Gardner at The Hollywood Reporter Esquire reports that The U.S. Show More Summary

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