Michelle Nunn: Favorable Media Bias Part of Democrat Campaign Strategy

Over at National Review, Eliana Johnson got hold of a confidential campaign plan for Michelle Nunn, the Georgia Democrat running for the U.S. Senate. Nunn is one of the two or three hopes Democrats have of actually picking up a Senate seat. The campaign is cynical, to say the least, especially in its assessment of Jews as a "tremendous financial opportunity" and Asians as "very tight." One area the campaign felt very good about, though, was how the media would be on its side.
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Michelle Nunn: Favorable Media Bias Part of Democrat Campaign Strategy

Over at National Review, Eliana Johnson got hold of a confidential campaign plan for Michelle Nunn, the Georgia Democrat running for the U.S. Senate. Nunn is one of the two or three hopes Democrats have of actually picking up a Senate seat. The campaign is cynical, to say the least, especially in its assessment of Jews as a "tremendous financial opportunity" and Asians as "very tight." One area the campaign felt very good about, though, was how the media would be on its side. 28 Jul 2014

Scrubbed: NBC Journalist 'Witnessed' Israeli Attack Against Gaza Hospital

According to Twitter and Google, an NBC journalist reported that he or she had personally witnessed an Israeli drone attack and fire on a hospital in Gaza. The eye witness report was at first included in this NBC News article, and read, "a NBC News journalist witnessed the attack on the hospital and said it had been fired by an Israeli drone." Since that report was published, though, the accusation has been scrubbed entirely from the article. 28 Jul 2014

Sarah Palin Launches Online TV Channel

Vowing to once again go around the mainstream media's filter like she did with her pioneering use Twitter and Facebook after the 2008 presidential election, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin launched her own member-supported digital TV channel on Sunday evening. 27 Jul 2014

'Breitbart News Sunday' on SXM 125: Sen Sessions on Melting Down the Phone Lines in DC to Stop Obama's Amnesty

On Breitbart News Sunday on Sirius XM Patriot channel 125 from 7PM to 10PM EST, Breitbart News Executive Chairman and host Stephen K. Bannon will be joined by co-hosts Matthew Boyle and Breitbart London Editor Raheem Kassam in studio to talk about upcoming elections, the crisis on the border, and the ongoing Israeli/Palestinian conflict that has rocked the Middle East. There will also be LIVE reports from Laredo and McAllen Texas on border crisis. 27 Jul 2014

Obama Again Attacks His Media Friends

President Obama has constantly slipped digs at his media fans into his speeches, despite the fact that the media are among his biggest supporters. He did it again this week in a speech at Los Angeles Trade-Technical College. 26 Jul 2014

BuzzFeed Fires Editor Over 41 Instances of Plagiarism

BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith announced the firing Benny Johnson Friday night after an internal review found 41 separate instances of plagiarism in the viral politics editor's posts. "[W]e had no choice other than letting him go," Smith wrote in a post published online and framed as an apology to BuzzFeed readers. 26 Jul 2014

CNN Touts Non-Existent 'Cease-Fire Deal'

On Friday, CNN announced news that the Israeli Cabinet unanimously rejected a proposal for a temporary truce between Israel and Hamas by Secretary of State John Kerry with the caption: "Israelis Reject Cease-Fire Deal." The headline was misleading for three reasons: 1. There was no "deal," but a mere proposal; 2. Kerry was not offering a real ceasefire, but a temporary truce; 3. There was no indication Hamas would agree to the terms. 25 Jul 2014

BuzzFeed Embroiled in Serial Plagiarism Scandal

Two anonymous bloggers using the Twitter handles @blippoblappo and @crushingbort, have apparently uncovered numerous instances of BuzzFeed's viral politics editor Benny Johnson copying and pasting text from other sources into his own work, without acknowledgment or attribution. 25 Jul 2014

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