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MSNBC’s Sinking Ratings Cloud Future of Liberal TV News [Video]

MSNBC’s ratings, which have been in a steady decline for more than a year, was the subject of discussion on CNN’s Reliable Sources with former MSNBC host Dylan Ratigan and former CBS News anchor Dan Rather. Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter noted that while MSNBC received a ratings bump last week because of the midterm […]

Amnesty and Impeachment

Absent the credible threat of impeachment, Obama will pardon millions of illegal aliens. There is high anxiety over President Obama’s impending unilateral amnesty order for millions of illegal aliens. How many millions? The estimates vary. On the low end, 3 to 8 million, assuming some correlation to the potential beneficiaries of the president’s already existing […]

The Bloody Hands of Edward Snowden

The evil genius of Snowden’s collaborators was to frame his defection in terms of alleging that he was a “whistleblower” who was informing the American people that they were being spied upon illegally.

Ukraine Government ponders Next Move with Pro-Russia Eastern Ukraine

WASHINGTON — The Ukrainian government held an emergency meeting between their president Petro Poroshenko and his security chiefs after the rebel-held eastern provinces voted to align with Russia. Reuters reported that the elections were disapproved of by Europe, U.S. Show More Summary

Obama Administration Strikes Out, Again, on Civil Rights Housing Discrimination Rule

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration has been dealt another major blow to their civil rights policy. This time, it protects business groups from civil rights and discrimination charges from the Fair Housing Act. Reuters reported district...Show More Summary

FAIR TV: Joni Ernst, Midterm Money and CNN's Climate Change 'Debate'

ABC World News hardly covered the midterm elections--but when they did, it looked more like an ad for a Republican candidate. Plus we look at an example of campaign coverage done right, and a curious climate change segment on CNN.

Eric Holder’s Parting Gift? $100 Million fine for Hyundai, Kia for Gas Mileage Claims

WASHINGTON — Kia and Hyundai have been fined $100 million for their claims on the fuel economy ratings of their vehicles. The claims were unfounded, said the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), and the Department of Justice concluded the same in their investigation. The New York Times reported the two companies, both based in South Korea, […]

On Iran Policy, America Is Not 'the World'

When reporters talk about what "the world" thinks about Iran, they really just mean the United States.

Covering Climate Crisis, Fox News Style

The new report from the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) sounds the usual alarms, but that doesn't mean it got much attention from TV news. The typical reports were rip-and-read summaries, like this one from ABC World News (11/2/14): And from the UN tonight, a dire warning about climate change. Show More Summary

White House Spin on Midterm Elections Stuns Reporters [Video]

The White House Press Corps expects some spin from Press Secretary Josh Earnest, but they were stunned on Thursday by his inability to admit just how devastating the midterm elections were for the Democrats. It all started when American Urban Radio Networks reporter April Ryan asked Earnest whether he would describe Tuesday’s election results as […]

3 Count: Closing Down

Aereo closes up shop while legal fight continues, Ghostface Killah loses sampling case after no shows and German registrar held liable for piracy.

Israel Has Found New Allies

Let’s just say it up front and avoid tip-toeing around with politically correct language. President Obama and his administration are the most anti-Israel to have held office and likely the most anti-Semitic. Forget about his public declarations of friendship and support for Israel. For six years Obama has demonstrated his antipathy toward the only democratic nation […]

Fox News Tops Cable, Broadcast Networks in Midterm Election Coverage

Fox News Channel’s coverage of the midterm elections handily beat the competition with an average during primetime of 6.3 million total viewers and 1.6 million in the A25-54 demo, compared to CNN’s 2.1 million and 909,000, and MSNBC’s 1.7 million and 525,000. When comparing Fox News to the broadcast networks—which didn’t start their coverage until 10 […]

World Trade Center reopens after 13 Years

WASHINGTON — New York City’s World Trade Center is open for business! ABC News said the building reopened on Monday, signifying a thirteen-year wound that has yet to be completely healed. The new version of the skyscraper, all 1,776 feet of it, is a rebirth of a symbol of American excellence and dedication. The first […]

3 Count: Spaced Oddity

Marvel seeks the identity of a potential trailer leaker, Space Oddity cover is back on YouTube and court hits frivolous plaintiff with 85k in legal costs.

AIM Editor on Conservative Commando Show about Election Day and Obama’s Credibility

AIM Editor Roger Aronoff appeared on the Philadelphia, PA Conservative Commando radio show on Election Day to talk about his recent columns.

Obama and the definition of “Islamic”

Despite the glaring contradiction between divinity and monstrosity, the fact is that IS (Islamic State) justifies every single one of its atrocities with verses from the Koran.

Republicans Win Senate With the Help of Training by Fox, CNN Types

After blowing back-to-back opportunities in 2010 and 2012 to retake control of the Senate—thanks to numerous gaffes by inexperienced candidates—Republicans decided that the 2014 group of candidates would get mandatory media training under the direction of the National Republican Senatorial Committee (NRSC). Show More Summary

Why Are Some Relatively Recent Works in the Public Domain?

Though many know that all works published before 1923 are in the public domain, there are still many from the 50s, 60s and 70s in it. Why?

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