“He (the reporter) was either too stupid to realize he had wasted my time, or he was fraudulently trying to deceive me. And that sums up the vast majority of the American media: Either morons or frauds. And, of course, thoroughly convinced of their own brilliance and greatness.”
This is the case where one Claas Relotius, a “journalist” for the very prestigious German publication Der Spiegel admitted that he’d been fabricating stories for many years. So now, Der Spiegel, in an attempt to get out in front of all this, is suing Relotius. As if it’s entirely his fault… Just a thought, but I think the case can be made that the American public has standing to file a criminal complaint, probably a class action lawsuit type of thing, against much of America’s “news” media.
This daily, wall-to-wall coverage of Khashoggi’s disappearance is ridiculous and unseemly; a round-the-clock exercise in navel-gazing by a self-obsessed media corps who couldn’t give a tinker’s damn about things like truth, honesty and decency, but never miss an opportunity to tell you ad nauseum how great and important they are. Continue reading Jamal Khashoggi – The Truth
In this post, we gave an important reason why people just don’t like of trust the media: The people comprising … Continue reading NPR Watch (10/10/18) Or: Ever Wonder WHY People Don’t Like or Trust the Media? (Part II)
Because the media are composed overwhelmingly of frickin’ idiots! Ready for an example? Here’s the headline for a story at this … Continue reading Ever Wonder WHY People Don’t Like or Trust the Media?
And it’s really stupid… If you look at the real evidence, there’s nothing whatsoever unusual about Hurricane Florence. Just a plain, old-fashioned … Continue reading Hurricane Florence Coverage Baked In Already
A veteran, intelligent journalist, legendary for her pursuit of the facts, regardless of how those facts affect any political agendas, has compiled a list of “50 Media Mistakes in the Trump Era.” Continue reading A Revealing Post