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GOP congressman: Clinton is 'mentally impaired'
Rep. Louie Gohmert, one of the GOP congressional caucus' most unfiltered members, told the annual Values Voter Summit that Clinton's health problems are being covered up by the media.
775 points by The Washington Post | Hillary Rodham Clinton The National Enquirer Fox News Channel Sean Hannity Joke Hannity Mass media Fox Broadcasting Company
Include Gary Johnson and Jill Stein in presidential debates
Jill Stein and Gary Johnson are likely to be excluded unless a strong public voice is raised to the Commission on Presidential Debates and mainstream media to have them included.
27 points by The Denver Post | Election Elections Voting system Donald Trump Hillary Rodham Clinton Mass media American Jews Voting
How the conservative media is taking over the Republican Party
Breitbart and Fox veterans advising a presidential campaign?
283 points by The Washington Post | Mass media Democratic Party Political party John McCain Fox News Channel Rush Limbaugh Republican Party International Democrat Union
Ed Gordon talks interviewing Nate Parker and O.J.
Veteran journalist Ed Gordon returns to TV Sept. 13 with “Ed Gordon,” a quarterly newsmagazine airing on Bounce TV, which features programming targeted to an African-American audience. [“Ed Gordon” will mix newsy stories with features, including a chat with Grammy-winning R&B singer Maxwell.] Gordon, 56, is a veteran of BET, CBS (“60 Minutes II”), NBC,...
86 points by New York Post | Talk radio African American Mass media Black people White American O. J. Simpson murder case White people Race
Deputies: Driver who fled traffic stop found with drugs, gun
GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) - Authorities say a driver fled a traffic stop, crashed his vehicle and ran before he was later found with drugs and a gun. Greenville County Sheriff's Office tells media outlets that 29-year-old Dominick Larenzo Johnson was taken into custody Thursday night on failure to stop for ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | English-language films South Carolina Coroner Mass media
Alternative media: Zimbabwe
A look at alternative media sources in Zimbabwe offering different perspectives on social media freedom.
11 points by Al Jazeera English | New Zealand Broadcasting Radio Transmitter Denmark Welfare state Mass media United Kingdom
Alternative media: Ecuador
A look at some of the digital media outlets offering alternative sources of information in Ecuador.
39 points by Al Jazeera English | New Zealand Mass media Ecuador Journalism Democracy Welfare state Denmark Quechua
North Carolina officer charges in stun gun death
SMITHFIELD, N.C. (AP) - A Johnston County grand jury has indicted a Kenly police officer on a charge of involuntary manslaughter. Media outlets reported the grand jury returned the indictment this week in the death of 37-year-old Alexander Warren Thompson of Smithfield. Kenly detective Jesse Santifort is accused of using ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Grand jury Johnston County North Carolina Indictment Jury Death Criminal law Mass media Smithfield North Carolina
Prosecutors: Mom charged in girl's van death 'flight risk'
DURHAM, N.C. (AP) - A mother charged after her 3-year-old daughter was found dead in a van in Durham remains behind bars after having her bond increased. Local media outlets report that 24-year-old Rocio Murillo-Estrada was charged Tuesday with involuntary manslaughter and felony child abuse or neglect in the death ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Child abuse Neglect North Carolina French Revolution Judge Mass media Death The Washington Times
Toddler burned by boiling water airlifted to hospital
GAINESVILLE, Ga. (AP) - Authorities in Hall County say a toddler has been taken to the hospital after she was burned by boiling water. Local media outlets report the incident occurred at a home on Wednesday. Fire officials say they found the 18-month-old girl with second-degree burns to more than ...
1 points by The Washington Times | English-language films Water Cooking Boiling Mass media Henry W. Grady Childhood American films
The lesson of Vladimir Putin's popularity isn't the one Donald Trump seems to be taking
Putin is popular in part because he crushes dissent -- which Trump doesn't shy away from endorsing.
173 points by The Washington Post | Vladimir Putin Boris Yeltsin Mass media Prime Minister of Russia Russia Dmitry Medvedev President of Russia Journalism
SLED, police investigating fatal Dillon shooting
DILLON, S.C. (AP) - The State Law Enforcement Division and local police are investigating a shooting death in Dillon. Police Chief David Lane tells local media outlets that police were called to the scene about 1 p.m. on Wednesday and the victim was found in a building behind a house ...
-1 points by The Washington Times | Police Mass media Washington D.C. Constable
“Serial” creator/host will speak at opening of Point Park’s Center for Media Innovation
Here’s the mystery of “Serial,” season three: Sarah Koenig says they haven’t picked a subject yet.
58 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Newspaper Mass media Journalism National Public Radio News media Criminal justice Public Radio International Media
Point Park University to unveil new Center for Media Innovation
Point Park University’s Center for Media Innovation officially opens Tuesday, but the spirit behind it is as old as journalism itself.
-1 points by Pittsburgh Post-Gazette | Journalism Broadcasting Mass media Newspaper Paul Jabara Broadcast engineering Point Park University Television studio
Lille shooting: 3 injured as gunman opens fire near metro station in northern France
Three people, including a minor, have been injured in the city of Lille after a gunman opened fire near the central Porte d’Arras metro station. Police are not considering the incident to be terror-related, local media reports. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | English-language films American films Terrorism Twitter Tabloid London Palace of Westminster Mass media
Germanwings crash pilot was ‘not depressive,’ father claims (VIDEO)
Exactly two years after the tragic Germanwings crash which killed all on board, the father of the co-pilot blamed for the incident has held a press conference to dispute claims that his son was depressed and plead his son’s innocence. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | Mass media Judge Major depressive disorder Prosecutor
RT America’s Chris Hedges nominated for Daytime Emmy
The Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist, who hosts ‘On Contact with Chris Hedges’ on RT America, has been nominated for one of the most prestigious accolades in the TV world, the Outstanding Information Talk Show Host in the annual Daytime Emmy Awards. Read Full Article at
16 points by Russia Today | Iraq War Rupert Murdoch Mass media Emmy Award 2003 invasion of Iraq Pulitzer Prize The New York Times Middle East
Scores feared dead in ruined Mosul building hit by coalition airstrike – witnesses (VIDEO)
Over 130 people trying to take shelter from the fighting in Mosul have been buried under the rubble of a building hit by a coalition airstrike, witnesses say in a video released by AP. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | Iraq Syria Iraqi Transitional Government Iraq War Collateral damage Royal Air Force Population density Mass media
First pictures of London attack suspect emerge online
The first images apparently showing the man who launched a terrorist attack in central London on Wednesday have appeared in the UK media. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | London BBC United Kingdom Automobile Mass media Police Palace of Westminster Constable
London terror attack asks uncomfortable questions of MSM
In the immediate aftermath of the terror attack in London, issues related to the 24-hour news cycle, the proliferation of smartphones, and ethical boundaries when sharing graphic information online have all come under intense scrutiny. Read Full Article at
-1 points by Russia Today | Journalism Attack Mass media Attack! Victim United Kingdom The Victim Report
Jakarta School Brawl
In Jakarta, Indonesia, hundreds of school students fight in street brawls, some to their death.
-1 points by Al Jazeera English | Noam Chomsky Mass media 20th-century philosophers Cultural studies Literary theory High school Michel Foucault Antonio Gramsci
McCain defends free press, raises specter of dictatorship from Trump's attacks
Presidential tweet stirs the pot on media relations         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Journalism Authoritarianism President of the United States Republican Party Barack Obama Mass media Donald Trump George W. Bush
The media's Worst Week in Washington
Yep. We "won."
1 points by The Washington Post | Mass media President of the United States Public relations Press Steven Tyler Journalist White House Newspaper
COMMENTARY: Trump, the media and a failure to communicate
There’s room for improvement, and we in the media bear the burden of winning back reader trust. But those who would give Trumpthe benefit of the doubt — no matter what — should be willing at least to give responsible, proven journalists an open-minded readingand a fair hearing.
1 points by Las Vegas Review-Journal | Bill Clinton President of the United States Mass media Vladimir Putin Hillary Rodham Clinton George W. Bush Donald Trump Media Pennsylvania
Trump calls the media 'the enemy of the American People'
Although Trump has long criticized the media, he had not yet labeled the fourth estate as being an enemy of the country.
24473 points by The Washington Post | Mass media Donald Trump Ivana Trump Fred Trump News media Trump Entertainment Resorts
Britain attempts to brand journalists as spies
The UK government is considering new laws that target journalists who obtain or share state secrets.
10 points by Al Jazeera English | The Guardian Law Journalism United Kingdom Mass media National security Prime Minister of the United Kingdom Alan Rusbridger
Trump attempts a reset with a rally, new staff and a renewed fight with the media
Nearly a month into a presidency full of missteps, Donald Trump is poised to return Saturday to firmer ground outside of Washington, with a campaign rally planned here with thousands of adoring supporters who helped sweep him into the White House. The airport hangar event is the clearest indication...
2 points by Chicago Tribune | President of the United States White House Thomas Jefferson President Mass media Speaker of the United States House of Representatives John Adams Herbert Hoover
Trump's news conferences look a lot like Putin's. Should you worry?
They pretend to offer openness, but they're just a show.
8 points by The Washington Post | Mass media Vladimir Putin Russia Journalism President of the United States President of Russia White House White House Press Secretary
Trump declares media 'the enemy of the American people'
President Donald Trump has stepped up his verbal attacks on widely respected US news organisations.
129 points by Al Jazeera English | Donald Trump President of the United States Ivana Trump Mass media Fred Trump Palm Beach Florida
Boy or girl? It's a sloth, so we don't know yet
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Zookeepers are waiting for a DNA test to learn whether Hattiesburg Zoo's baby sloth is a boy or a girl. That's because sloths' sex organs are internal.
-2 points by Arizona Daily Star | Sloth Mass media Hoffmann's Two-toed Sloth Pilosans Associated Press Biology
Analysis: Trump is a master of language
What's in a label? Everything. "Fake news" is the new "Crooked Hillary."         
-2 points by Arizona Republic | Vladimir Putin Hillary Rodham Clinton Mass media Bill Clinton Barack Obama President of the United States Twitter President
Trump’s ‘fake news media’ accountability survey gets trolled & ridiculed
In his quest against ‘fake news’, Donald Trump has launched a Mainstream Media Accountability Survey asking Americans to “fight back against the media’s attacks and deceptions.” The unprecedented poll was met with much trolling online. Read Full Article at
10 points by Russia Today | President of the United States Mass media Question White House Press Secretary Interrogative word Franklin D. Roosevelt Sentence Islamic terrorism
Australian PM says Trump wasting his time criticizing media
SYDNEY (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump was wasting his time deriding the media over their coverage of his administration, Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull said on Friday, citing the example of British wartime leader Winston Churchill.
-2 points by Reuters | Reuters Thomson Reuters News agency United States Mass media Journalism North American Free Trade Agreement Free trade
Trump fans praise combative news conference: Reporters 'need to leave him alone'
Critics of President Donald Trump saw in his Thursday news conference a combative, thin-skinned chief executive who continues to blame the media for the controversies roiling his administration. His supporters saw something else: A champion of Middle America who is taking on the establishment and...
-2 points by Chicago Tribune | Barack Obama President of the United States Democratic Party Michael Flynn Mass media Mike Flynn Vice President of the United States George W. Bush
President Trump has created a new reality show
President Trump held a press conference on Thursday afternoon.
280 points by Daily News | President of the United States White House Bill Clinton Oval Office Ronald Reagan Mass media Media bias Harry S. Truman
Real leaks, fake news: Trump attacks 'out of control' press

2065 points by CNN | Mass media Donald Trump Fox Broadcasting Company Newspaper The New York Times Breakfast television Ivana Trump Fred Trump
Journalists React to President Trump’s ‘Crazy’ Press Conference
Shepard Smith, the Fox News anchor, on Thursday afternoon seemed to have had enough of Donald Trump’s slams at the media as peddlers of “fake news” — or, when it comes to CNN, “very fake news.” “It is crazy what we are watching every day, it is absolutely crazy,” Smith said. “He keeps repeating ridiculous... Read more »
4 points by Variety | President of the United States Question Barack Obama Ronald Reagan Mass media George W. Bush President Interrogative word
Take a breath, everybody — the Trump presidency is not crippled
Everybody should take the long weekend, breathe into a brown paper bag and regain some perspective on where we are under President Donald Trump.
3 points by The Denver Post | Benjamin Netanyahu Donald Trump President of the United States Ivanka Trump Mass media President Ivana Trump Fred Trump
Trump's war on the news media is serious. Just look at Latin America.
But strong courts and legislatures can check a president's drive to shut down criticism.
283 points by The Washington Post | United States Mass media President of the United States Media bias Journalism Concentration of media ownership Defamation President
Trump demands apology from ‘failing’ media outlets
President Trump on Thursday demanded an apology from media outlets publishing damning stories about his administration –and vowed that the “lowlifes” behind the leaks would be caught. “Leaking, and even illegal classified leaking, has been a big problem in Washington for years,” Trump said in a morning tweet. “Failing @nytimes (and others) must apologize!” he...
54 points by New York Post | Mass media Natural gas President of the United States
Donald Trump has only taken questions from the conservative media in the last 2 weeks
Trump has taken 6 questions in the last 2 weeks. All six have come from conservative media outlets.
4192 points by The Washington Post | Mass media George W. Bush Hillary Rodham Clinton Journalism Democratic Party Bill Clinton President of the United States Barack Obama
Trump says Flynn was ‘treated very unfairly' by 'fake media'
President Trump fiercely defended his former national security adviser on Wednesday.
2194 points by Daily News | Benjamin Netanyahu Hillary Rodham Clinton Mass media Israel Shimon Peres James L. Jones Bill Clinton
Russian rights council to seek permission for prison inspections
The chairman of the Presidential Human Rights Council says he and his colleagues intend to ask the parliament to change the law so that activists can inspect prisons and penal colonies, and look into complaints of violations. Read Full Article at
13 points by Russia Today | Human rights Prison Russia Law Mass media European Convention on Human Rights European Union President
Bypass: How WH sidesteps tough questions

3646 points by CNN | White House Press Secretary President of the United States White House Mass media Washington D.C. Laura Ingraham Journalism Newspaper
‘Flynn’s resignation victory for mainstream media & Democrats’ – ex-Pentagon official to RT
The surprise resignation of President Trump’s national security advisor, Michael Flynn, was a victory for the US mainstream media and Democrats, who were complicit in the general’s departure from the White House, a former Pentagon’s analyst told RT. Read Full Article at
1053 points by Russia Today | Russia Hillary Rodham Clinton Bill Clinton John Adams George W. Bush Mass media Termination of employment Veto
Chaput: Amazing 'how hostile the press is to everything the president does'
He also told an interviewer that he believed fewer than 25 percent of the “mainstream … elite” media have religious faith.
-2 points by The Philadelphia Inquirer | Talk radio Charles J. Chaput Mass media President of the United States Pew Research Center Belief Faith Barack Obama
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34 points by Russia Today | Journalism Mass media News media France National Assembly
‘No proof, just allegations’: Russia’s UK embassy brands Russian cyberattacks on UK ‘fake news’
The Russian embassy in the UK fired back at the claims made by Britain’s cybersecurity chief in an interview to Sunday Times, in which he accused Moscow of ramping up state-sponsored attacks on the UK. It said there is still no evidence of such attacks. Read Full Article at
350 points by Russia Today | Vladimir Putin Russia British Empire United Kingdom English Channel Propaganda Mass media United States presidential election
Two trucks fall on sides on I-95 Sunday night

-2 points by Baltimore Sun | Baltimore County Maryland Maryland Chesapeake Bay Mass media United States Pennsylvania Bel Air Harford County Maryland Harford County Maryland
Letter: Danger ahead
Danger ahead Insanity is running amok at Berkeley, with the university paper full of op-eds from students and faculty justifying the use of violence to “protect themselves” from ideas and free speech they are opposed to. This is the same mentality as those who call conservatives fascists with absolu...
-2 points by Concord Monitor | World War II Political spectrum French Revolution War University Right-wing politics Liberalism Mass media