Category Archives: Media

R.I.P.

Thursday, October 18, 2012 A Frightening Newsweek Cover of Mama Grifter After 80 years of publication, Newsweek will cease print copies and move to an all digital format. Tina Brown, editor-in-chief, issued a statement that she anticipates staff reductions and … Continue reading

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Arianna Huffington Loses Ruling In Fight Over HuffPo Concept

Thursday, October 27, 2011 Is Queen Arianna Huffington a thief? A jury will make the determination. A lawsuit filed by Peter Daou and James Boyce — both former advisers to the 2004 Kerry-Edwards campaign say in their suit that the … Continue reading

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AP Demands Obama Release Osama Death Pictures

Tuesday, May 10, 2011 Warrior Obama’s decision to withhold the pictures of Osama bin Laden’s dead body has created a schism between the White House and one of the largest journalism organizations in the world: the Associated Press. The Atlantic … Continue reading

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San Francisco Chronicle Video Prompts White House Threat

Friday, April 29, 2011 In a move worthy of Nixon or Bush, the White House threatened to banish The San Francisco Chronicle from pooled political coverage of its events in the Bay Area after the paper posted a video of … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Keith Olbermann Announces Start of New TV Show

Tuesday, April 26, 2011 Keith Olbermann announced exclusively on his blog FOK NEWS, the official start date of his new, nightly Current-TV show. The start date is Monday, June 20, 2011, 8PM eastern and 5PM pacific.

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BREAKING: Keith Olbermann Joins Current TV

Tuesday, February 8, 2011 Say hello to Keith Olbermann. He will join Current TV and I have the details. Keith Olbermann, the acclaimed broadcaster and political writer whose verbal pyrotechnics and moral passion have outraged, informed, and dazzled viewers of … Continue reading

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The Weather Channel’s Stephanie Abrams Talking Dirty

Friday, January 7, 2011 Here we have the first edition of what I’m calling Fun with the Weather Channel. Stephanie Abrams unloads on us again and again. The great thing about her is, she’s utterly clueless and we like it.

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Barry Gets Schooled by a Sister

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 Now this is funny. At yesterday’s CNBC town hall meeting, President Obusha sat down to field questions from a largely white, pro-business audience. However, when a sister stepped before the microphone to pose a question to … Continue reading

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Old Media Reaction to Healthcare Passage

Monday, March 22, 2010 Here’s a sample of old media reaction to yesterday’s historic healthcare passage. Please feel free to post your local newspaper reaction in the comment section for everyone to read. New York Times: “House Democrats approved a … Continue reading

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CBS Rejects Gay Dating Service Ad for Super Bowl

Saturday, January 30, 2010 Bigotry trumps equality at CBS. The network carrying this year’s Super Bowl officially rejected an ad for a gay men’s dating website while accepting a controversial ad from the antigay group Focus on the Family. Citing … Continue reading

Posted in Advertising, Antigay, Bigots, Braindead Media, CBS, Gay and Lesbian, Homophobes, LGBT, Media, News | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 21 Comments

After 3 Months, Only 35 Subscribers for Newsday’s Pay Website

Wednesday, January 27, 2010 In late October, Newsday, the Long Island daily that the Dolans bought for $650 million, put its website, Newsday.com, behind a pay wall. The paper was one of the first non-business newspapers to take the plunge … Continue reading

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Would You Pay to Read New York Times Content Online?

Monday, January 18, 2010 If you’re a fan of the New York Times and enjoy reading its content online with a cup of Java in the morning, get ready to pay for the privilege. New York Times Chairman Arthur Sulzberger … Continue reading

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Jay Leno Returning to 11:30PM Slot

Thursday, January 7, 2010 In case anyone cares, TMZ is reporting Jay Leno is returning to his 11:30 PM time slot. The fate of Conan O’Brien is undecided. I’m not a regular late night viewer because usually I’m in bed … Continue reading

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2010 Media Predictions

Monday, December 28, 2009 When it comes to media, Los Angeles is the ultimate company town. LA writers who follow and report on the media, have a unique perspective on trends and what we should expect. The LA Times’ Joe … Continue reading

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Quote of the Day

Friday, November 20, 2009 “Why would anybody stay in Chicago? It’s freezing here, and I have a mansion in Montecito that I haven’t been able to enjoy.” — Oprah Winfrey, explaining why she’s ending her long running TV show and … Continue reading

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Lou Dobbs Says Adios to CNN

Wednesday, November 11, 2009 Controversial cable personality, Lou Dobbs, surprised his CNN viewers tonight by announcing he is leaving the cable news channel effective immediately. Sitting before an image of an American flag on his television, Dobbs said: “Some leaders … Continue reading

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Cable News Gets Punked by a Six Old Boy and a Balloon

Friday, October 16, 2009 Yesterday will go down in history as the most embarrassing day in cable news history. Shortly before 3PM EST, all news stopped and the networks switched their coverage to Falcon Heene, a six year old boy … Continue reading

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FOX News: “Keep fucking that chicken”

Thursday, September 17, 2009 Leave it to FOX News. New York anchor Ernie Anastos let loose Wednesday night when he dropped the F-bomb live on TV. During playful banter with weatherman Nick Gregory, Anastos complimented Gregory, by saying, “It takes … Continue reading

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