The TSA just gets worse and worse.
Scott MacFarlane of Cox Media reports that a TSA agent exposed a 17-year-old girl’s breasts during a pat-down at LAX. The girl is said to be the grandniece of Texas Rep. Ralph Hall.
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Journalism: If the mainstream press had any self-respect, presidential debate moderator Candy Crowley would be out of work today. Even by the media-bias standards we’ve come to expect, she set a new, unforgivable low.
In a pre-debate interview with the Baltimore Sun’s David Zurawik, Crowley talked about how she saw her role as moderator.
“These are two […]
We are announcing this morning an important development at Newsweek and The Daily Beast. Newsweek will transition to an all-digital format in early 2013. As part of this transition, the last print edition in the United States will be our Dec. 31 issue.
Meanwhile, Newsweek will expand its rapidly growing tablet and online presence, as well […]
The Washington Post continued to struggle in the second quarter even as its parent company reported 13.6 percent increases in profit.
The newspaper division, which includes the newspaper’s website and the online magazine, Slate, reported an operating loss of $15.9 million in the second quarter, compared to a $2.9 million loss for the same period a […]
On Martin Bashir’s poorly rated MSNBC show, he introduced Mitt Romney’s bus tour today. The segment started off as normal, with Bashir introducing the show and the date. It was all downhill from there.
MSNBC then cut to a video of Romney, in which they made the video intentionally grainy, then repeatedly zoomed in on him […]
During the Today Show, NBC aired a segment about the 911 calls surrounding the Trayvon Martin case.
But the segment edited the call to make Zimmerman sound like he was engaged in racial profiling.
Now NBC is launching an investigation according to Erik Wemple of the Washington Post.
In the edited audio that went on the air, George Zimmerman sounds […]
CNN released this statement today:
“Rick Sanchez is no longer with the company. We thank Rick for his years of service and we wish him well.“
They will broadcast CNN Newsroom from 3-5pm for the foreseeable future.
Here’s more from the story earlier today: CNN’s Rick Sanchez is not happy with being made fun of constantly […]
The network newscast ratings for last week are in and “CBS Evening News with Katie Couric” tied its all-time low in total viewers with an average of 4.89 million tuning in during the five days.
The low was set last June, when ABC also hit its own low. (Ratings records date back to the 1991-’92 season.) […]
One of the worst ways that the lack of ideological diversity in America’s newsrooms shows forth is in the media’s treatment of sensational accusations against the current president.
Oftentimes, explosive allegations against presidents are either untrue or drastically overstated: George W. Bush deliberately lying to get the U.S. to war so he can cash in or […]
Let the battle begin.
The two Celtic warriors, Bill O’Reilly and Sean Hannity, are now officially in a duel to the death after Hannity surpassed O’Reilly as the top cable newscaster of the past week.
Sean Hannity’s Wednesday interview with Sarah Palin averaged 4.2 million viewers, which was sufficient to crack the top ten telecasts in all […]
rading in your gas-guzzler for a more fuel efficient vehicle could get you $4,500 from the government.
On Tuesday, the House of Representatives passed the bill, which lawmakers hope will help the struggling auto industry.
This plan is known as the “Cash for Clunkers” Program. Under it, drivers that upgrade for more fuel efficient cars, trucks, SUVs […]
Spam now accounts for 90.4 percent of all e-mail, according to a report released Monday from security vendor Symantec. This means that 1 out of every 1.1 e-mails is junk. The report also notes that spam shot up 5.1 percent just from April to May.
Spam on the rise.
Symantec’s May 2009 MessageLabs Intelligence report reveals […]
Minneapolis gay couple, sons included in Easter celebration at White House (The change you can believe in)
A Minneapolis family is about to become a part of history. On Monday, Tim Meyer, Mark Funk and their three sons — Rudy, Andres and Pablo — will attend the annual Easter Egg Roll on the South Lawn of the White House, the first year that gay families have been officially included.
“We use the term […]
At his bizarre town hall last night, President Barack Obama joked that “Washington is in a tizzy” over AIG and the $165 million in bonuses to be paid to its executives. The New York Times yesterday quoted White House chief of staff Rahm Emanuel complaining that the whole affair was a “distraction.” At Tuesday’s press […]
Why has every major news source in the United States almost totally blacked out all reference to the Hawaiian Obama birth certificate controversy?
In layman’s terms the mainstream media may be afraid of showing up with egg on its face. Yet, the question about the allegedly fraudulent COLB (certificate of live birth) doesn’t want to go […]
[Excerpt Yahoo News Via Reuters] Stocks fell on Monday as the Dow opened below 7,000 for the first time since October 1997 and a $61.7 billion quarterly loss at embattled insurer American International Group (NYSE:AIG - News) fueled worries the already deep financial crisis is worsening.
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resident Barack Obama plans to announce that most U.S. forces will be out of Iraq in less than 19 months, the Associated Press said today, citing adminstration officials not authorized to speak publicly.Obama’s plan would leave an interim force of 30,000 to 50,000 soldiers to advise and train Iraqi security forces, from 142,000 now, the […]
You won’t hear executives at MSNBC chanting “yes we can.” The network that they cobbled together as a TV version of the left-wing screed Air America is in the ratings dumper. Advertising dollars that have never been easy are getting thinner.
Since the inauguration of Barack Obama, Bill O’Reilly and the Fox News Channel have owned […]
[Via LA Times] More simple, inadvertent, overlooked, accidental, good-faith tax mistakes in the would-be Obama Cabinet.This time it’s Tom Daschle, the former South Dakota senator and Senate Democratic leader who got knocked off by the Republicans in 2004, shown here demonstrating the size of his tax mistakes over three years.
President Obama had wanted Daschle to […]
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Obama poked fun of McCain and Palin’s new “change” mantra.
“You can put lipstick on a pig,” he said as the crowd cheered. “It’s still a pig.”
“You can wrap an old fish in a piece of paper called change. It’s still gonna stink.”
“We’ve had enough […]