Category: 6. Controlled Mass Media

  • Matt Taibbi on Peasant Mentality

    But actual rich people can’t ever be the target. It’s a classic peasant mentality: going into fits of groveling and bowing whenever the master’s carriage rides by, then fuming against the Turks in Crimea or the Jews in the Pale or whoever after spending fifteen hard hours in the fields. You know you’re a peasant […]

  • Press Accuracy Rating at 20-Year Low

    The public’s assessment of the accuracy of news stories is now at its lowest level in more than two decades of Pew Research surveys, and Americans’ views of media bias and independence now match previous lows. Just 29% of Americans say that news organizations generally get the facts straight, while 63% say that news stories […]

  • Conde Nast Assists in Blackout of Putin Expose

    “Conde Nast management has decided that the September issue of U.S. GQ magazine containing Scott Anderson’s article ‘Vladimir Putin’s Dark Rise to Power’ should not be distributed in Russia,” Birenz wrote. He ordered that the article could not be posted to the magazine’s Web site. No copies of the American edition of the magazine could […]

  • Founders Like Me

    Beck has a very clever way of being racist without actually directly saying anything racist. He’s always applauding the Founding Fathers as brilliant, wonderful men who are, most importantly, Beck will stress as he leans toward the audience, “just like us.” And he’s right, in that the only people in his theater are old and […]

  • Chris Wallace Fellates Cheney

    Now look: there are softball interviews; and then there are interviews like this. It cannot be described as journalism in any fashion. Even as propaganda, which is its point, it doesn’t work – because it’s far too cloying and supportive of Cheney to be convincing to anyone outside the true-believers. When it comes to Cheney, […]

  • Obama's 'SS'

    This became crystal-clear midway through his Fox News program Thursday night, during a segment featuring ex-Democrat now complete loser Patrick Caddell and the ever-vivacious Michelle Malkin to heartily agree with whatever craziness came burbling out of his mouth. They were all gathered to talk about the “army” of “thugs” that President Obama is planning to […]

  • Glenn Beck Asks the Important Questions

    How many Marxists, communists and anti-capitalists do you have around you on a daily basis? via Glenn Beck

  • Fox Business Network's Paltry 21k Viewers

    Fox Business averaged 21,000 viewers between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. in June, according to Nielsen Co. Fox Business is in 49 million homes, including the New York and Washington markets. via Media Matters for America

  • UPS Drops Beck – and ALL Fox News

    Rich Hallabran, spokesman for UPS Stores, said today he has not only temporarily halted buying ads on the Glenn Beck Show but also on the Fox News Channel altogether as reported by AP Television writer via Daily Kos

  • Ann Coulter vs Jeremy Paxman

    Ann Coulter on UK BBC Newsnight interview with Jeremy Paxman