Sunday, July 9, 2017

THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN JOURNALISM AND TABLOID PRESS

There's a difference between tabloid press and "reporting the news" the latter requiring discipline in adhering to objectivity and unbiased analysis of the people and events being reported on.



Tabloid press, on the other hand, thrives on the dramatic exaggeration of the news with little regard to accuracy of details or credibility and with the emphasis placed on entertainment value. The more far fetched, unbelievable, provocative or insulting it is, the better.



The army of pundits who represent these organizations march in lock step when it comes to promoting tabloid press rather than just reporting the news.



Now that it's backfired these same so-called news media organizations are claiming to be the victims of the reaction of what they label the "media-illiterate"  rather than the perpetrators of what perpetuated it.


Anti-journalism “smears, lies and death threats” are on the rise, says CNN’s Brian Stelter, who devoted, for the second consecutive week, a segment of his Reliable Sources Sunday chat show to issues surrounding President Donald Trump’s ongoing attacks against the news organization.

“These people, these trolls, they’re media-illiterate,” Stelter said of anonymous online commenters who harass reporters and trash the press as fake news with ties to ISIS. “They don’t really know how newsrooms work.”

Stelter and his panel of guests, including Daily Beast editor John Avlon, USA Today‘s Kirsten Powers and Ben Jacobs, the Guardian reporter body-slammed by then-GOP candidate (now Montana congressman) Greg Gianforte, said such online threats against journalists have soared since Trump took office.




CNN: Anti-Journalism “Smears, Lies And Death Threats” On The Rise | Deadline

Monday, June 26, 2017

MAIN STREAM MEDIA MUM ABOUT CNN FAKE NEWS

CNN was caught with it's pants down reporting on a story that was false if not "fake."

So, where's all the "breaking news" flashing lights or the armies of pundits picking the story apart?

Not a peep can be heard. Not even on the unbiased PBS network.


Three CNN staffers resign over retracted Scaramucci-Russia story

Three CNN staffers have resigned following the publication and subsequent retraction of a story linking a Trump transition team member to the Russia-related investigations.

The piece, published late last week, cited an anonymous source saying the Senate Intelligence Committee was looking into the chief executive of a $10-billion Russian investment fund who met with financier Anthony Scaramucci before the inauguration.

The reporter, Pulitzer-prize nominee Thomas Frank, assistant managing editor Eric Lichtblau (who recently joined from the New York Times) and Lex Haris, the executive editor in charge of investigations, are all out.

"In the aftermath of the retraction of a story published on CNN.com, CNN has accepted the resignations of the employees involved in the story's publication," CNN said in a statement.

According to a source familiar with the situation, Scaramucci called the CNN reporter and then Washington Bureau Chief Sam Feist on Friday after the story posted, and alluded to the possibility of a lawsuit if the piece was not taken down.



Tuesday, June 20, 2017

ESTABLISHMENT DEMOCRATS SPEND MILLIONS AND CONTINUE TO LOSE

Establishment party politicians still don't get the message that all the money in the world is not going to buy American votes anymore. Those days are over.

Georgia Election Results: Handel Defeats Ossoff in U.S. House Race

Karen Handel, a Republican, defeated Jon Ossoff, a Democrat, in the most expensive U.S. House race in history. The election was largely seen as a referendum on the first months of Donald J. Trump’s presidency.

Main Street Americans made it clear by electing Trump POTUS that the days of politics as usual; Democrats and Republicans playing musical chairs and singing to the same tune by pandering to elites and ignoring everyone else need to change their ways or get out of politics. 


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

TRUMP BASHING GOES TO NEXT LEVEL

First it was just verbal insults, then threats that then escalated to comedians holding Trump looking bloodied severed heads, and now gunning down politicians that support Trump.

Man Who Opened Fire On GOP Lawmakers Is A Bernie Sanders Supporter, Called Trump A ‘Traitor’
Here's what is being said about the shooter;

“He was this union tradesman, pretty stocky, and we stayed up talking politics,” said Charles Orear, who volunteered with Hodgkinson in Quad City. “He was more on the really progressive side of things.”

Hodgkinson also held a strong disdain for Republicans and President Trump, his posts show. In one, he called President Trump an “asshole.”

“Want to Say Mr. President, for being an ass hole you are Truly the Biggest Ass Hole We Have Ever Had in the Oval Office,” he wrote.

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

FBI DIRECTOR SUFFERS FROM FOOT IN MOUTH DISEASE

It appears that Ex-Director Comey's "showboating" may not serve him well in his latest campaign to bring down POTUS.

His undoing may come about because his "detailed" memos appear to be in direct contradiction to his previous testimony when asked, under oath, if he were ever pressured by anyone to drop an investigation.

                       

Saturday, June 3, 2017

BILL MAHER IS A POTHEAD THAT ENTERTAINS FOR A LIVING

Why would anyone take Bill Maher seriously or hang on every word he mouths as if it were gospel?

What you see is what you get and what he delivers is what you'd expect from a pothead that spends most of his time in some degree of altered states of reality.

It reminds me of entertainers of old, like Steve Martin, who appeared on stage with a glass of their booze of choice in their hands. People laughed and no one took them seriously; rightly so.

Said Maher in a just-released statement to media outlets:

“Friday nights are always my worst night of sleep because I’m up reflecting on the things I should or shouldn’t have said on my live show. Last night was a particularly long night as I regret the word I used in the banter of a live moment. The word was offensive and I regret saying it and am very sorry.”

HBO earlier today had condemned Maher’s uses of the racial slur, which came after Sasse told Maher he could visit Nebraska and “work in the fields with us.”

Said Maher: “Work in the fields? Senator, I’m a house…” then used the word that drew gasps from the audience, then some applause.

Said HBO today after a night of flaming on social media:

“Bill Maher’s comment last night was completely inexcusable and tasteless. We are removing his deeply offensive comment from any subsequent airings of the show.”

Bill Maher Backlash Grows After 'Real Time' Racial Slur; HBO Calls It 'Inexcusable'

Friday, June 2, 2017

MEET BILL MAHER'S WHINNY LITTLE B**CH!

No. It's not Trump!

If you want an earful of whining and groaning you need go no further than listening to Hillary Clinton.

It’s been seven months since Hillary Clinton lost the race for the White House to Donald Trump. And as the former Democratic Party presidential nominee has slowly grown comfortable publicly rolling out a line like, “I take responsibility for every decision I make — but that’s not why I lost” to Trump, even her most ardent supporters have grown just as publicly tired of her statements.

Based on a conversation at a conference sponsored by Recode this week, it is clear that Clinton has spent plenty of time analyzing the myriad issues that ultimately lost her a second bid for the White House. Casually mentioning “bots that are just out of control” and suggesting that Russian hackers were aided by U.S. citizens, Clinton got as honest about her campaign as she’s ever been — drawing accusations of deflection from her fellow Democrats.

Even Hillary Clinton’s supporters are telling her to “move on”