Tag: media bias

Convoy Organizer Says Media Focused on Controversy Rather Than the Purpose of the Protest

Benjamin Dichter, one of the Freedom Convoy’s main organizers, took the stand on Nov. 3 at the Public Order Emergency Commission, testifying that he distrusted most of the media covering the demonstrations because the outlets focused on controversial figures and misrepresented protesters. Dichter said that the “legacy media” and resulting concerns over public perception prompted…


NZ Media Has Lost the Public’s Trust After Becoming ‘Mouthpiece for the Government’: Former MP

Public trust in New Zealand media has fallen to a record low after the government’s funding of media organisations came “with strings attached” which caused people to view the media as a mouthpiece of the central government. The Public Interest Journalism Fund (PIJF), a $55 million (US$32 million) government fund established in February 2021, is…


PREMIERING 7:30PM ET: Why Did Activism Take Over Journalism?—Amber Athey Cuts Through the Information War

This episode will premiere Sat. Oct. 1 at 7:30 p.m. ET.  “These corporate outlets have really blurred the lines so aggressively that people can’t even tell the difference anymore between who is actually trying to impart truth and who is trying to impart an agenda,” says Amber Athey, The Spectator’s Washington editor and a senior…


Maintaining One’s Joy Despite All the Bad News

Commentary In addition to whatever problems we are grappling with as individuals, news reports constantly remind us that there are serious problems in the larger world beyond our daily routines. It is proverbial in the news business that “no news is good news.” This refers to the tendency in human psychology to pay more attention…


The Media’s Tale of Good and Evil Continues to Darken

Commentary Though I’m sure the humor was unintentional, the funniest headline of the year so far, in my opinion, appeared in Politico Magazine last week. It read: “There’s a Huge Divide Among Democrats Over How Hard to Campaign for Democracy.” It will come as no surprise to you, I’m sure, that the article turned out to…


AP Forbids Quoting People Who Say ‘Grooming’ About Teaching Children Transgenderism

One of the world’s most influential newspaper writing stylebooks on July 22 advised against quoting people who use the word “groomer” to describe those who teach children about transgenderism, homosexuality, and other mature sexual issues. The guidance is part of a lengthy transgenderism update by the Associated Press to its voluminous stylebook. Similar to other sensitive…


The Libs of TikTok Story Is a Damning Story, All Right—Damning to Journalism

Commentary It happened just like that. On April 19, The Washington Post decided to “doxx”—to reveal the identity of—the hitherto anonymous female manager of Libs of TikTok, the hugely popular but hated-by-liberals Twitter account that re-posts with scathing commentary the selfie videos that purple-haired, bizarrely pierced schoolteachers post of themselves standing in their classrooms and…


The Country’s in the Very Best of Hands, Part 876945

Commentary How are things going in Dogpatch, USA? The musical L’il Abner (1940) summed it up in a classic tune, “The Country’s In the Very Best of Hands.” I suppose that is a form of litotes or meiosis, ironically suggesting something by asserting its opposite. There are some real gems in that song. I wonder…


How Did the Media Become Anti-Journalism? | Counterculture

In this episode of Counterculture with Danielle D’Souza Gill, Danielle takes us on a mini-tour of the history of American journalism and explains how this current state of media bias arose. She interviews journalist Sharyl Attkisson about the importance of investigative journalism and focusing on the facts. Follow EpochTV on social media: Facebook: www.facebook.com/EpochTVus Twitter:…


Whistleblower: How TV News Controls the Narrative, Pushes Propaganda

We sat down with April Moss, a journalist who blew the whistle on her local CBS affiliate, and discussed how the media in America have transformed into machines that quash narratives they don’t agree with. Stay tuned for our newsletter so you won’t miss out on our exclusive videos and private events. Facts Matter is an…