Archive for the ‘News Media’ Category

September 21st, 2020 - 6:20 pm § in America, China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Humor, Hypocrisy, Israel/Palestine, Jews, Law and Courts, Misc., News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Schools & Colleges, Science, The Ave Scene, UW

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News and commentary from a center-left perspective To return to the Front Page, click on “Blog” in upper left corner This website contains news collected from media sources, our commentaries, politics, short movies, and offbeat humor. Directly below are the stories we’re highlighting and t[...]

September 19th, 2020 - 9:46 pm § in Donald Trump, News Media, Politics

Trump goes gutter crawling again

This article contains news with liberal commentary. Journalists are indispensable. Most of what we know about current events is because of them. Without journalists, we would only hear propaganda. Journalism has standards for truth and accuracy; it’s a noble profession. Reporters and editors c[...]

September 15th, 2020 - 7:40 pm § in News Media

9/15/20 Headlines

Scientific American endorses a candidate for the first time in its 175-year history. Read story here. Sen. Lindsey Graham demands his opponent’s tax returns after defending Trump’s refusal to release his. Read story here. Louisville pays Breonna Taylor’s family $12 million. Read story here. [...]

September 15th, 2020 - 12:53 am § in Donald Trump, News Media, Politics

BLM more popular than Trump

This article contains news with liberal commentary. This was back in June, so it’s old news, but it has just come to my attention and it’s too delicious to pass up. “Fox News host Tucker Carlson, who’s been railing against the Black Lives Matter (BLM) movement in recent days amid[...]

September 11th, 2020 - 1:42 am § in News Media

Police union boss doxes reporter and jokes about it

This article contains news with snarky liberal satire. The Seattle police union’s president is being investigated for allegedly publishing the reporter’s press pass on social media, a Seattle TV station reported on Thursday, September 10, 2020. Read story here. Reporter David Obelcz accu[...]

September 6th, 2020 - 11:03 am § in Donald Trump, News Media, Politics

Trump urges supporters to harass Steve Jobs’ widow

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August 31st, 2020 - 7:24 pm § in News Media, Politics, Racism

Study: 96% of BLM protests peaceful

Since George Floyd’s murder, there have been ~11,000 demonstrations in the U.S. Police intervened in 725 of them, and used force 400 times or in roughly 1 of every 28 protests There were 100 government and police assaults against news media in these protests Rightwingers organized 360 counter-[...]

August 26th, 2020 - 5:21 pm § in Health, Humor, News Media, Politics, Schools & Colleges

Fox rejects anti-Trump ad from teachers union

This article is part news, partially opinion, and quite a bit of satire for people who still have a sense of humor Fox News has refused to air a 30-second ad criticizing Trump’s Covid-19 response submitted by the American Federation of Teachers’ Super PAC, which it has every right to do.[...]

August 26th, 2020 - 8:31 am § in China, Christianity, Donald Trump, Economics, Environment, Foreign Affairs, Health, Israel/Palestine, Law and Courts, News Media, Politics, Racism, Religion, Russia, Schools & Colleges

The Unofficial 2020 GOP Platform

The GOP hasn’t released a platform (in case you didn’t notice), but that doesn’t mean they don’t have one. They simply don’t want you to see it. So, here’s an unofficial version from David Frum (photo), a conservative Republican and former Bush speechwriter, extra[...]

August 25th, 2020 - 2:46 pm § in News Media, Politics

Alaska AG ousted in sexting scandal

Alaska’s attorney general, Kevin Clarkson, 61, a Republican, resigned Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2020, after it became public that he sent more than 500 personal messages, many suggestive, to a female state employee. Clarkson’s office is not elective, so he’s an appointee of the governor, and h[...]