Tag: Media

Jun 06

The US Media Reeling Over British Attacks

In his opening segment John Oliver, host of HBO’s “Last Week Tonight,” laced in the the US media over its narrative the British are reeling and the notion that England is “under siege” after the latest attacks by Muslim extremists in Manchester and London. The British, too, were upset by the coverage and took to …

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May 02

What Is Wrong With MSNBC?

Since the appointment of Donald Trump by the Electoral College, viewership at MSNBC has soared, particularly in the evening. So why in the world would Andy Lack, chairman of NBC News and MSNBC, want to mess with that? Huff Post‘s Ryan Grim would like to know, too: On Friday, readers of the new morning email …

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Feb 21

Pedophilia: A Bridge Too Far For White Supremacists (Up Date)

Up Date: 2/21/2017 15:30 Apparently the pressure from colleagues worked, Yianopoilos tendered his resignation from Breitbart this afternoon. Now we should get his bigoted ass shipped back to England. I don’t think I’ll ever understand the white supremacist embrace of a gay provocateur and Breitbart editor like Milo Yiannopoulos. His appearance on “Real Time with …

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Jul 01

Jessica, We Hardly Knew Ya

The Daily Show has lost another member of its cast of correspondents. after four years the brilliant Jessica Williams is leaving to create her own new show on Comedy Central. Needless to say she left with one last interview lambasting Bernie Sanders supporters who will vote for the vulgar talking yam, Donald Trump. “I don’t …

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Feb 16

This Dog Show made me cry last night.

Not THE dog show. This one- Triumph the Insult Comic Dog Sends Fake Fox News Girls to Trump Rally Triumph the Insult Comic Dog sends women posing as Fox News Girls to GOP political events to ask some tough questions. For the record I’m not a Triumph fan. I don’t like insult comedy. This made …

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Nov 15

The Russian plane crash and the battle of narratives

We examine the conflicting media reports of the Russian plane disaster in Egypt; plus, the rise of automated journalism. When a Russian-operated airline went down in Sinai on October 31, killing all 224 on board, it drew together Russia, the UK and Egypt in what has now become a battle over the airwaves to contain …

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