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CNN Caught BLATANTLY LYING About Trump

It’s no secret that the media is in the tank for Hillary Clinton. But outright lying? You would think they would try to at least hide the manipulation, but evidently,

NYT reporter: Obama administration “most secretive since Nixon”

Classified info traps for the media, but not for ....

Daily Beast Editor Warns About Weaponizing 'Fake News'

During a segment on how media should behave going forward in 2017, Daily Beast editor-in-chief talked about Edward R. Murrow, dealing with a dangerous demagogue, and the weaponization of fake
'Alternative Facts Are Lies': CNN Fact Checks Kellyanne Conway With On-Screen Graphic

'Alternative Facts Are Lies': CNN Fact Checks Kellyanne Conway With On-Screen Graphic

CNN minced no words in an on-screen graphic that accused the White House of spreading "lies" in response to Trump aide Kellyanne Conway's insistence that falsehoods were actually "alternative facts."

CNN's Brian Stelter Takes Fire From Hollywood Columnist Over Trump Coverage

Michael Wolff of The Hollywood Reporter made a stop on CNN's Reliable Sources this morning to scold Washington, DC reporters for being too mean to Donald Trump. Wolff had some special advice for host

Trump's Claims Of Voter Fraud Are A 'New Form Of Birtherism'

CNN's media critic responded to Trump's insistence to still promote a non-existent voter fraud scheme that stole millions of votes away from him and said, "This is birtherism all over again." Reliable

Andrew Sullivan Says What Everyone In The Media Should Be Saying: Trump Is Mentally Unstable

You've thought it. I've thought it. I promise that every single politician in Washington and mainstream journalist has thought it: Donald Trump is mentally unstable. Like, dangerously unstable. So

Carl Bernstein: Trump's Press Attacks 'Worse Than Nixon'

Let's get some things straight: All presidents have a love/hate relationship with the media. From George Washington on. All politicians seek to have the most favorable coverage possible. Some, like
Brian Stelter: Trump's Attacks On The Press Are A 'Verbal Form Of Poison'

Brian Stelter: Trump's Attacks On The Press Are A 'Verbal Form Of Poison'

Brian Stelter's network has more than its share of problems (like giving lying Trumpsters a format to spread their bile on a weekly basis as part of their political panels, for one), but he's right
Brian Stelter: ‘We don’t see CNN or NY Times rooting for any president’

Brian Stelter: ‘We don’t see CNN or NY Times rooting for any president’

"...if you think The Times plays it down the middle on any of them, you've been reading the paper with your eyes closed."
NY Times Reveals Trump Attacks Backfire: 'Every Time He Tweets It Drives Subscriptions Wildly'

NY Times Reveals Trump Attacks Backfire: 'Every Time He Tweets It Drives Subscriptions Wildly'

New York Times Executive Editor Dean Baquet refuted President Donald Trump's claim that the paper was "failing," and noted that Trump's Twitter attacks were, in fact, driving subscriptions "through

Former Obama Speechwriter Chides CNN For Hiring Lying Trump Supporters

Former Obama speechwriter Jon Lovett has been building a little media empire with his fellow Obama guys Jon Favreau, and Tommy Vietor, creating the quintessential political podcasts, "Keeping it
Lisa Bloom: Bill O'Reilly And Roger Ailes Made Fox News 'The Bill Cosby Of Corporate America'

Lisa Bloom: Bill O'Reilly And Roger Ailes Made Fox News 'The Bill Cosby Of Corporate America'

Attorney Lisa Bloom on Sunday reacted to reports that Fox News had paid out over $12 million to settle sexual assault allegations against host Bill O'Reilly by comparing the network to accused rapist

Scahill On Zakaria: 'If He Could Have Sex With This Cruise Missile Attack, I Think He Would Do It'

On C&L and many other places, the mainstream media has been roundly criticized for waxing poetic over Trump's ordering of a very limited missile strike on a Syrian airfield after seeing images
Dan Rather Tells Cable Pundits: 'Dropping Bombs Is Easy' But It Doesn't Make Trump Presidential

Dan Rather Tells Cable Pundits: 'Dropping Bombs Is Easy' But It Doesn't Make Trump Presidential

Veteran newscaster Dan Rather over the weekend reminded his colleagues in the media that dropping bombs is "easy" for Donald Trump but keeping the peace is "what makes a person presidential." While
Can Feds Investigate Fox When Murdoch And Trump Chat Daily?

Can Feds Investigate Fox When Murdoch And Trump Chat Daily?

We know it's hard to imagine, but once again, we have evidence of questionably 'legal' conduct from both the Trump administration and Fox "News," Here's the background, courtesy of Media Matters:
Baltimore Sun's Zurawik Slams Scarborough: 'Nobody Gave Trump A Bigger Foothold Early On'

Baltimore Sun's Zurawik Slams Scarborough: 'Nobody Gave Trump A Bigger Foothold Early On'

Baltimore Sun media critic David Zurawik, during a discussion about the media's coverage of the terrorist attack in London, first laid into Trump for his response on Twitter and his “echo chamber” Fox
Biographer: Trump Admitted Trying To 'Intimidate' Me By Lying About Taping Conversations

Biographer: Trump Admitted Trying To 'Intimidate' Me By Lying About Taping Conversations

Biographer Tim O'Brien revealed on Sunday that now-President Donald Trump lied about taping him in an effort to intimidate him. In 2005, Trump sued O'Brien over his book TrumpNation: The Art of Being
CNN's Brian Stelter: 'Alex Jones Is A Virus' And Megyn Kelly Is 'Spreading That Virus'

CNN's Brian Stelter: 'Alex Jones Is A Virus' And Megyn Kelly Is 'Spreading That Virus'

A panel of media analysts suggested on Sunday that NBC News host Megyn Kelly was the wrong person to take on fringe conspiracy theorist Alex Jones because the former Fox News host is not experienced

Stelter: 'Fox & Friends' A 'Daily Infomercial' For The Trump Administration

Stelter asks his viewers what a daily informercial for the Trump White House would look like. And he answers it himself -- Fox and Friends. Yes, that (formerly) "Fair and Balanced" news channel is so