Here we go again: Campaign press ignoring Democratic policy

There's been a complete transformation in how the campaign press covers elections in the last decade, and it's a defining change that's benefiting Republicans, and specifically Donald Trump. The change is in the way the press has dramatically curtailed its coverage of policy and of what candidate agendas look like. Coverage of policy proposals used…

How Trump's phony Mexico trade deal duped the press

Donald Trump lies about everything. So why do newsrooms still assume he's telling the truth, especially when he unveils grand initiatives? On Friday, Trump claimed he had reached a landmark last-minute immigration deal with Mexico, which meant he no longer had to impose the tariffs he had been threatening, part of his incoherent southern-border policy….

How the Sunday morning network shows became willing Trump enablers

When it comes to the Sunday morning network talk shows, no other influential media platform has done so little to adjust its approach to our radical, untruthful president. Sticking to their staid, deeply respectful format where Republican government officials are treated as perpetual truth-tellers, the Sunday shows remain proudly and utterly oblivious to the seismic…

TV Networks Set To Kiss Trump's A** Tomorrow Night.

Nothing like continuing to give Trump all the air time he wants.   (CNN)The major television networks will provide wall-to-wall coverage of President Donald Trump's prime time address on border security on Tuesday. NBC, ABC, CBS and Fox broadcast network all said on Monday that they had agreed to the White House's request for air time….

Eighty Million in Compensation for Les Moonves.

CBS has announced that it is giving Les Moonves at least 80 million dollars in compensation, and it could reach as high as 100 million dollars.  Not sure how much of this is supposed to be in stock.  However, CBS said the amount of the compensation depends upon the results of the investigation by the…

Weak Tea CBS Evening News Interview with Trump.

Jeff Glor needs to go back to journalism school.  Basically, Glor didn’t not follow up on his questions to Trump. Here is the exchange between Mr. Trump and Glor: GLOR: “You say you agree with U.S. intelligence that Russia meddled in the election in 2016.” TRUMP: “Yeah and I've said that before, Jeff. I have…

Did you watch the Olympics?

I enjoyed the Olympics, or what little NBC bothered to air of the Olympics. We were stuck mostly with talking heads and human interest stories. How many times did I see a medal ceremony? I can count them on one hand. It's over until 2014 when we have the next winter Olympics. At least the…