Media Frenzies Over Unsourced Gossip Post to Trash Palin Family

You probably haven't heard that the story of the Palin family's drunken brawl began with a local gossip columnist, Amanda Coyne, a Palin hater, who admitted when she first "broke" the story on September 9 that "the details were a little sketchy" and on September 11 that "I have little time to track down the details of the brawl. And even if I did, I’d probably pass.” Despite this, on September 12, Coyne was awarded a byline in no less than the New York Times to retread her gossip: "Palins Said to Be Involved in Brawl at Party in Alaska."
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Media Frenzies Over Unsourced Gossip Post to Trash Palin Family

You probably haven't heard that the story of the Palin family's drunken brawl began with a local gossip columnist, Amanda Coyne, a Palin hater, who admitted when she first "broke" the story on September 9 that "the details were a little sketchy" and on September 11 that "I have little time to track down the details of the brawl. And even if I did, I’d probably pass.” Despite this, on September 12, Coyne was awarded a byline in no less than the New York Times to retread her gossip: "Palins Said to Be Involved in Brawl at Party in Alaska." 15 Sep 2014, 11:57 AM PDT

Disengaged Hillary Clinton Doesn't Impress Media in Iowa

Stumping to the theme "Ready" among hundreds of Hillary for President buttons, Hillary and Bill Clinton appeared in Iowa for the first time since 2007 to test the waters for 2016. But while the voters in attendance may have been "ready" for Hillary, her short speech did not impress the media. 15 Sep 2014, 7:41 AM PDT

Latest NYT Koch Brothers Screed Places Progressives in Perilous Position

The New York Times is going after the Koch Brothers once again. No news there, of course. But it’s worth noting that the Times has found a new angle to pursue—or should we say, a new club with which to cudgel the Kochs—namely, the legal curlicues of campaign finance. Liberals, no doubt, will be cheering for the Times, but they ought to be careful, because two can play at this game. 13 Sep 2014

Four Media Outlets with 9/11 Truthers on the Payroll

Our media overlords love to mainstream leftwing fanaticism. 9/11 Trutherism is no exception. Even though the mainstream media prides itself on being oh-so rational and pro-science, the most anti-science among us enjoy star status and 1%-sized wealth from some of our most prestigious media outlets. 11 Sep 2014

Media and Westboro Baptist Church Agree: God Hates Gays

Back in December, when Ducky Dynasty's Phil Robertson gave an interview to GQ and listed a whole host of biblical sins, including homosexuality, the media went apeshit. For openly stating the simple fact that the Bible considers homosexuality a sin, the media labeled Robertson a homophobe. 11 Sep 2014

Cosmo's Political Picks of the Week: Grimes, Udall, & Burke

In keeping with its new campaign that urges its readers to vote for candidates who share their top concerns – abortion and free contraception – Cosmopolitan has announced its first political picks of the electoral season, and they are Alison Lundergan Grimes (D) for U.S. Senator from Kentucky, incumbent U.S. Sen. Mark Udall (D-CO), and Mary Burke (D) for Governor of Wisconsin. 10 Sep 2014

Why Would Anyone Believe NBC News About Luke Russert's $500K Bonus?

NBC News is denying Luke Russert was awarded a $500,000 bonus for taking on a new role at "Meet The Press." But why would anyone believe that? This is the same NBC News that repeatedly and forcefully denied David Gregory was out as moderator of "Meet the Press" right up until David Gregory was out as moderator of "Meet the Press." 10 Sep 2014

Obama Flack Jay Carney Joins CNN as Political Commentator

CNN chief Jeff Zucker's business plan to steal MSNBC's left-wing viewers got another boost Wednesday with the cable news network's hiring of former Obama White House spokesman Jay Carney as a paid contributor. Carney's CNN career begins tonight. Obama's former flack will offer commentary on Obama's big primetime ISIS speech tonight. 10 Sep 2014

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