Category Archives: Media

“Fear and concern” keeping MSNBC hosts quiet in union dispute, AFL-CIO suggests

After alleged union-busting by NBC-owned company, AFL-CIO calls out Maddow, Sharpton, O’Donnell, Schultz and Hayes Continue reading

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What Would Happen If We Really Went to War Against Christmas?

You’ve heard about the “War on Christmas,” a cynical but largely successful attempt by grown men and women to drive up cable news ratings and sell terrible books. But what about an actual war on Christmas? If President Barack Obama wanted to take dow… Continue reading

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Conan Exposes Local Media Scripted News, Again

TeamCocoPut these people out of business. Become the Press!

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National Review Lets Its Freak Flag Fly

National Review is being sued by climate scientist Michael Mann for defamation. In a blog post at The Corner last year, Mark Steyn quoted Rand Simberg calling Mann the “Jerry Sandusky of climate science” (both are from Penn State); wrote that Mann wa… Continue reading

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MoJo Staff Picks: The Best Books of 2013

You know the drill: We see, we read, we recommend. We asked Mother Jones staffers to write up some of their favorite books of the year, and so here they are. While you’re at it, don’t miss music critic Jon Young’s Top 10 Albums of 2013. Also coming t… Continue reading

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One of the Films on This Year’s Black List is an Alternate History of Stanley Kubrick Faking the Moon Landing

On Monday, this year’s Black List—the annual list of the best unproduced scripts in Hollywood as voted on by over 250 studio executives—was announced via Twitter. This list features 72 titles, six fewer than last year’s. Previous Black Li… Continue reading

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Schultz: I’m a “One-Percenter” and “anyone who follows me on Twitter” can see my planes

“I am being made out to be some money-grubbing pig,” host adds. “There’s all kinds of envy out there on the left” Continue reading

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Megyn Kelly defends “white Santa” comment, accuses critics of “race-baiting”

Criticism of Kelly was just a “knee-jerk instinct by so many to race-bait,” according to the Fox News host Continue reading

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Richard Rodriguez: “New Atheism has a distinctly neo-colonial aspect”

Provocative thinker Richard Rodriguez challenges orthodoxy on religion, liberals and class, Pope Francis and more Continue reading

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Boston police halt license tracking system as media probe points to privacy violations

Police officers gather in front of the Boston Public Library in Copley Square, near the site of the Boston Marathon bombings. (AFP Photo / Mario Tama) Officials in the Massachusetts capital have put the brakes on using license plate readers, after inadvertently releasing sensitive surveillance data to the media which probed it and indicated the […] Continue reading

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