Monday, August 3, 2020

Tag: NBC

Previewing the democratic debates: Every flavor of NBC, trusting corporate media...

The Democratic National Committee has announced the lineups for its first two presidential primary debates, which will be hosted by NBC on June 26...

Longtime reporter leaves NBC saying media is ‘Trump circus’ that encourages...

William Arkin issued the blistering critique after a 30-year relationship with NBC, calling for “Trump-free” media days and a reckoning about how the network encourages a state of perpetual warfare.

NBC fires Matt Lauer for sexually harassing coworkers

Lauer’s dismissal follows several others in the media for similar misconduct.

Americans like the resistance a lot more than they like Trump

They don’t like you, Mr. President. They really don’t like you.

Moderation in Pursuit of Truth Is the Media’s Vice

But neither NBC News nor The New York Times public editor knows it.

Matt Lauer Ignores Trump’s Lies

NBC host didn’t challenge Trump’s false claims about Iraq and Libya.

NBC’s Presidential Forum Continued the Shameful Corporate Coverage of the Great...

It was a low, wretched performance, by the network and both candidates, full of fluff and posturing and Alice in Wonderland statements of policy along with an almost complete derogation of authority by the anchors.

Winners and Losers in Our New Media Moment

The winners of the latest version of the news and election cycle won’t be the American people or the electoral system or a deeper knowledge of how our world works.

Williams Incident: Reagan and Bush Lied About Military Records but Got...

Many conservatives are currently criticizing NBC nightly news anchor Brian Williams for embellishing an experience he had at the beginning of the Iraq War. These same conservatives, however, continue idolizing Ronald Reagan and George W. Bush who “embellished” a lot of stories in wartime.

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‘History will not judge this kindly’: DNC Platform Committee votes down Medicare for All...

"The fact that our nation is the only advanced industrial country without universal healthcare cannot be blamed on Republican obstruction alone. It was also caused by Democratic leaders who've spent decades catering to corporate interests."

Trump’s threat to negate election results automatically disqualifies him

Trump the ignorant disruptive seems oblivious to what negating elections from willful blindness means.

We’re staring into the face of America’s worst political crisis since the civil war

Trump doesn’t give a damn about COVID-19. Or about the death rate. Or the millions of people who have lost their jobs or homes or health insurance.

FAQs for anti-maskers and anti-vaxxers

The following is satire that is, however, based on actual anti-masker and anti-vaxxer arguments and memes.