NYT: Trump Mocks Mika Brzezinski; Says She Was ‘Bleeding Badly From a Face-Lift’

NYT: Trump Mocks Mika Brzezinski; Says She Was ‘Bleeding Badly From a Face-Lift’

By MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM JUNE 29, 2017 President Trump faced a swift and bipartisan backlash on Thursday after he assailed the television host Mika Brzezinski in unusually personal and crude terms, the latest of a string of escalating attacks by the president on the national news media. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link to NYT story.  Shortly […]

VOX: A heroic Playboy reporter defended CNN’s honor at the White House press briefing

VOX: A heroic Playboy reporter defended CNN’s honor at the White House press briefing

by Jeff Guo@_jeffguo  Jun 27, 2017 Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told the White House press corps to watch a video, “whether it’s accurate or not,” from conservative provocateur James O’Keefe on Tuesday — and a Playboy correspondent rose to the media’s defense. CLICK IMAGE above for direct link to VOX story & video. The sequence of […]

Heavy.com: GOP Congressional candidate body slams Guardian reporter on election eve.

Heavy.com: GOP Congressional candidate body slams Guardian reporter on election eve.

By Chris Bucher May 24th, 2017 8:41 pm Just hours before voters head to the polls, a violent incident with a reporter has Greg Gianforte‘s campaign scrambling. Gianforte, a Republican who is campaigning for the vacant House seat in Montana, reportedly “bodyslammed” Guardian US’s reporter Ben Jacobs to the ground in a closed room, breaking his glasses. CLICK IMAGE […]

The Week: Sean Spicer repeatedly refuses to definitively deny that Trump is recording White House conversations

The Week: Sean Spicer repeatedly refuses to definitively deny that Trump is recording White House conversations

Jeva Lange May 12th, 2017. On Friday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer was repeatedly and directly asked if President Trump is recording conversations in the Oval Office. Each time, Spicer refused to answer. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for direct link to story & videos. Earlier Friday, President Trump apparently threatened former FBI Director James Comey, tweeting: “James […]

TIME: John Oliver Wants You to Flood the FCC Website to Save Net Neutrality, Again

TIME: John Oliver Wants You to Flood the FCC Website to Save Net Neutrality, Again

Melissa Locker  May 07, 2017 “The Internet is the repository of all human knowledge — and goats singing Taylor Swift songs,” said John Oliver on Last Week Tonight, rejoicing in the fact that the Internet is an incredible place. However, according to Oliver, that is threatened by the Trump administration’s decision to roll back protections for net […]

Variety: Watch Hasan Minhaj’s Full Speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner

Variety: Watch Hasan Minhaj’s Full Speech at the White House Correspondents Dinner

April 29th, 2017 “The Daily Show” correspondent Hasan Minhaj was Saturday’s host at the Trump-less White House Correspondents Dinner in Washington. CLICK IMAGE for direct link to video. Minhaj ripped everyone from Bill O’Reilly to the 45th President (“In four hours Donald Trump will be tweeting about how badly Nicki Minaj bombed at this dinner”). He also turned serious to […]

NYT: Trump Savages News Media at 100th Day Rally. CNN: Former WH Adviser David Gergen calls it “the most divisive speech I’ve ever heard from a sitting U.S. President”

NYT: Trump Savages News Media at 100th Day Rally. CNN: Former WH Adviser David Gergen calls it “the most divisive speech I’ve ever heard from a sitting U.S. President”

By MARK LANDLER APRIL 29, 2017 HARRISBURG, Pa. — President Trump came to a farm expo center here on Saturday to celebrate his first 100 days in office by bathing in the support of his bedrock supporters, reprising the populist themes of his campaign, and savaging a familiar foe: the news media. CLICK IMAGE ABOVE for link […]

NYT: Trump Intensifies His Attacks on Journalists and Condemns F.B.I. ‘Leakers’

NYT: Trump Intensifies His Attacks on Journalists and Condemns F.B.I. ‘Leakers’

By JULIE HIRSCHFELD DAVIS and MICHAEL M. GRYNBAUM FEB. 24, 2017  WASHINGTON — President Trump turned the power of the White House against the news media on Friday, escalating his attacks on journalists as “the enemy of the people” and berating members of his own F.B.I. as “leakers” who he said were putting the nation at risk. In a speech to […]

WP: White House blocks CNN, New York Times from press briefing after Trump slams media

WP: White House blocks CNN, New York Times from press briefing after Trump slams media

                      By Callum Borchers February 24  The White House on Friday barred news outlets — including CNN, the New York Times, Politico and the Los Angeles Times — from attending an off-camera press briefing held by spokesman Sean Spicer, igniting another controversy concerning the relationship between the Trump administration and the […]

CNN: Jake Tapper presses Kellyanne Conway on WH falsehoods & media attacks

CNN: Jake Tapper presses Kellyanne Conway on WH falsehoods & media attacks

By Eli Watkins, CNN Updated 6:38 PM ET, Tue February 7, 2017 CLICK IMAGE for direct link to video Washington (CNN) Top White House adviser Kellyanne Conway appeared on CNN’s “The Lead” Tuesday in a 25-minute interview with Jake Tapper where they discussed President Donald Trump’s falsehoods and the administration’s treatment of the press. “I don’t think […]

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