Here’s what national media outlets are saying about Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar’s announcement Sunday that she will run for president: The Washington Post’s headline about Klobuchar said she made her announcement by “touting herself as a bridge builder.” The New York Times ran a “Who is Amy Klobuchar?” video and said she announced, “hopeful that her moderate politics, Midwestern roots and carefully cultivated history of bipartisanship can appeal to a broad swath of voters in contentious times. The Hill, a Washington, D.C., outlet covered her announcement but had President Trump mocking Klobuchar’s timing, in a tweet. The president tweeted: “Well, it happened again. Amy Klobuchar announced that she is running for President, talking proudly of fighting global warming while standing in a virtual blizzard of snow, ice and freezing temperatures. Bad timing. By the end of her speech she looked like a Snowman(woman)!” Online … [Read more...] about Amy Klobuchar’s run for president: what national news outlet are saying
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) - Facebook Inc on Wednesday said it would team with two U.S. non-profits to slow the global spread of misinformation that could influence elections, acknowledging that fake news sites were still read by millions. FILE PHOTO: Silhouettes of mobile users are seen next to a screen projection of Facebook logo in this picture illustration taken March 28, 2018. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/File Photo The largest social network, under intense pressure to combat propaganda, said it would work abroad with the International Republican Institute and the National Democratic Institute, created in the 1980s and funded by the U.S. government to promote democratic processes. The institutes have informal ties to their namesake U.S. parties. The partnerships, disclosed by company executives on a call with reporters, were among a slew of announcements from Facebook on election integrity ahead of major contests in Brazil next month and the United States in November. As the … [Read more...] about Facebook expands fake election news fight, but falsehoods still…
A New York Times headline attacks UN Ambassador Nikki Haley’s extravagant curtains, even though the Obama administration ordered them in 2016. The fake news headline snarks, “Nikki Haley’s View of New York Is Priceless. Her Curtains? $52,701.”In the first paragraph, the far-left Times goes on to attack Haley and President Trump’s State Department because they “spent $52,701 last year buying customized and mechanized curtains for the picture windows in Nikki R. Haley’s official residence as ambassador to the United Nations, just as the department was undergoing deep budget cuts and had frozen hiring.” The word “spent” is crucial, however, because after five whole paragraphs describing Haley’s “spectacular views” in her leased $58,000 a month “full-floor penthouse, with handsome hardwood floors covering large open spaces stretching nearly 6,000 square feet,” the Times at long last reveals the … [Read more...] about New York Times Spreads Fake News About Nikki Haley’s $52,701 Curtains
Apart from building the wall, President Trump’s most important act as president so far was his attack on internet censorship this week. The left controls all the cultural institutions — the establishment media, corporate America, Hollywood, Silicon Valley, public schools and universities. The only breach in their total dominion of the flow of information is the internet.So now they’re fixated like a laser beam on private citizens talking to one another online. Why can’t people accept the officially certified news as delivered by respected truth-tellers like Brian Williams, CNN and NBC — the network that censored Juanita Broaddrick and illegally leaked the “Access Hollywood” tape? Liberals assessed the situation and correctly concluded: People are learning facts on the internet that we’ve been withholding from them, so now they don’t agree with us. THIS MUST BE STOPPED! The media relentlessly lied to the public about Hillary’s … [Read more...] about Ann Coulter: Hall Monitor Nation
While news of Julian Edelman’s pending four-game suspension for violating the league’s PED policy became headline news on Thursday, rumor of the ban first appeared on a Reddit Patriots message board Wednesday night. The day before ESPN reported Edelman’s suspension, a user who goes by the handle Redditlover1981 posted this rumor to Reddit: “Rumor: Edelman potentially getting suspended for 4 games for PED’s.” When other Reddit users questioned the validity of the rumor and the sources involved, Redditlover1981 countered with: “You’re about to feel really stupid tomorrow when this is national news but okay :).” Sure enough, ESPN broke the story Thursday afternoon, citing league sources. So, who is Redditlover1981, how was the poster privvy to confidential information regarding a failed NFL drug test, and how did the poster know the news would break Thursday? That’s a developing story unto itself. Edelman is … [Read more...] about How did a Reddit user beat everyone to the news about Julian Edelman’s suspension?