Tag Archive for Liberal media bias

Liberal Media Bias Takes Another Hit — The New Republic Writers Resign En Masse

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The New Republic is a 100 year old liberal magazine with an emphasis on long form journalism that’s been helping liberals use *facts* in arguments with conservatives for decades.  The publication has made some significant announcements — its moving from Washington to New York and hired Gabriel Snyder, a well-traveled editor who spent time at…

Register Gets a New Publisher

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Aaron Kushner, the new owner of Freedom Communications, will be a hands on owner and will serve as the publisher of The Orange County Register. He’ll be directly managing the day-to-day operations of Orange County Register Communications which includes 23 community papers as well as the Colorado Springs Gazette and the Spanish-language newspaper Excélsior, in…

Keith Olbermann Returns to Countdown; Maddow Defends

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6nZnMumCKXU[/youtube] MSNBC Countdown host Keith Olbermann returns from a short suspension after it was revealed he made personal political contriobutions to candidates this election cycle without the approval of his employers. This prior approval is how “Morning Joe” host Joe Scarborough was able to make political contributions to Republican candidates without being suspended. Faster than…

The Register’s First Step to the Left

  Our first great April Fool’s gag was an announcement that TheLiberalOC had been acquired by OCBlog (now the heart fo the RedCounty blog).  The tag line on the new “Blue Minority” blog template was “even liberals should get the chance to speak.” The story was so convincing, that a Register political reporter — who…

Media Matters on the Rise of Conservative Media

[youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bQnmxW-UyKo&feature=player_embedded[/youtube] I love referring my friends to Eric Alterman’s excellent book, “What Liberal Media?” which is a well-documented report on how the mainstream media actually has a more conservative bias than a liberal one.  But please review this excellent video from Media Matters to whet your appetite.

Olympic Bid A No Win Situation for Obama

President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama traveled to Copenhagen to support the bid of their home town Chicago to host the 2016 Summer Olympic Games. Their efforts mirrored those of the President Brazil to support the winning bid of Rio de Janeiro. In the end, Chicago’s proposal failed to gain the support of…

Headlines from my Four Daily Newspapers

Wall Street Journal: Obama Warns of “Lost Decade” (subhead: President says Federal Government Is The Only Remaining Option to Jolt Economy) New York Times: Obama Makes Case as Stimulus Bill Clears Hurdle (subhead: He says that failing to act could lead to a catastrophe) Los Angeles Times: A sharper tone, a call to action (subhead:…