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  1. the media
    Robert Mueller’s Statement Was a Game-Changer (Because the Media Hates Reading)Mueller said nothing new. But his remarks changed the politics of impeachment, anyway — because virtually no one read his 400-page report.
  2. fox news news
    Miffed at Fox News, Trump Flirts With an Even More Fawning News NetworkTrump is reportedly using One America News Network to make Fox News jealous.
  3. mass shootings
    The Push to Not Name Mass Shooters Is Catching OnAfter this week’s shooting in Colorado, Kendrick Castillo, the 18-year-old who died in an act of heroism, received more coverage than the shooter.
  4. fox news news
    Fox’s Chris Wallace Rips Network’s ‘Opinion People’ for Not Dealing in FactsWallace and Laura Ingraham were sniping back and forth all day.
  5. fox news news
    What Does It Take for Fox News to Rebuke One of Its Hosts?The network condemned Jeanine Pirro this weekend, but not Tucker Carlson.
  6. fox news
    Of Course Democrats Shouldn’t Let Fox News Host a Primary DebateFox News isn’t a news network. It’s a propaganda outfit that abets plutocracy by fomenting racial paranoia. The DNC is right to treat it as such.
  7. fox news news
    8 Must-Read Revelations From The New Yorker’s Exposé on Fox News and TrumpIncluding: Roger Ailes may have fed Trump debate questions prior to a 2015 primary debate.
  8. heists
    How a Respected Journalist Stole Back Her Dog From a Fox News HostNew Yorker reporter Jane Mayer once climbed through a pet door to take back her dog being held hostage by an ex.
  9. michael cohen
    Republican to Cohen: If Trump Is Racist, Why Did He Employ This Black Woman?Cohen claimed Trump was a racist. Mark Meadows proved him wrong — by revealing that the president once let a dark-skinned woman work for him.
  10. the media
    Tom Friedman’s Latest Column Proves That Capitalism Was a MistakeIn “Is America Becoming a Four-Party State?” Friedman shows that the free market in hot takes selects for specious arguments and overheated headlines.
  11. politics
    Report: Leak of Bezos Texts by Mistress’s Brother Was Politically MotivatedQuestions remain, but it appears that Michael Sanchez, a Trump supporter who knows Roger Stone, was the National Enquirer’s source.
  12. public opinion
    Voters Aren’t Moving Left on Taxes. Democrats Are Moving Toward Voters.Americans have always been eager to soak the rich. But public opinion doesn’t drive policy change in the U.S. — parties do.
  13. government shutdown
    The ‘Both Sides’ Brigade Is Encouraging Trump to Take More HostagesBlaming both sides for the government shutdown does not make reporters “objective”; it makes them complicit in the president’s misrule.
  14. the media
    Ocasio-Cortez Has Turned Corporate Media Into an Agent of Socialist ChangeThrough the sheer power of her Twitter “dunks,” the congresswoman has forced eyeball-chasing outlets to become soapboxes for socialist ideas.
  15. the media
    Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s Critique of Fact-Checking Is ValidThe congresswoman downplays facts that are inconvenient to her ideology. So do her fact-checkers.
  16. alexandria ocasio-cortez
    Ocasio-Cortez’s 70 Percent Top Tax Rate Is a Moderate, Evidence-Based PolicyEconomic research and opinion polling suggest there’s nothing “extreme” about taxing incomes over $10 million at pre-Reagan rates.
  17. the media
    Advertisers Dump Tucker Carlson After He Said Immigrants Make U.S. ‘Dirtier’Among those no longer advertising on his show are NerdWallet and the company that makes BowFlex.
  18. the media
    The GOP Is Making Its Contempt for Democracy Clear. Will the Mainstream Media?Republicans are no longer bothering to disguise their anti-democratic worldview. Will the “liberal” media keep disguising it for them?
  19. the top line
    HBO Is Off Dish Network, for Now. Was Trump Right About the AT&T Merger?The Department of Justice argued the deal might hurt consumers. Now HBO is — for the moment anyway — off Dish Network.
  20. the media
    What Jon Stewart Gets Wrong About Trump and the MediaThe relationship between the Fourth Estate and a president who wants truth to have no relevance in our civic life should resemble a “fight.”
  21. a star is born
    How the Media Would Have Covered the Events of A Star Is BornJackson Maine and Ally, seen through the eyes of BuzzFeed, TMZ, and yes, Vulture.
  22. ‘You’re the Enemy of the People’: Man Arrested for Threatening to Kill ReportersRobert Chain referred to Boston Globe employees as “the enemy of the people.”
  23. the media
    Hundreds of Newspapers Denounce Trump’s Press Attacks, Just What He WantsEditorial pages took issue Thursday with Trump’s treatment of the press. He shot back with a tweet calling them the “opposition party.”
  24. Trump Reportedly Threw a Tantrum After Seeing an Air Force One TV Tuned to CNNMelania Trump’s spokeswoman said the First Lady watches “any channel she wants,” despite her husband’s Fox News–only rule.
  25. Sinclair to Challenge Fox News for Right-Wing Cable DominanceThe company that owns so many local stations across the country is reportedly planning a cable news and opinion block to compete with Fox.
  26. the media
    Joy Reid’s Missed OpportunityHer apology for having once held homophobic views was both incomplete and instructive.
  27. Comcast’s $31 Billion Bid for Sky Could Crush Rupert Murdoch’s DreamsThe media mogul was already dealing with skeptical regulators and now a competing offer dwarfs his own.
  28. Devin Nunes Has His Own Conservative Content FarmAnd the memo-hawking GOP congressman is calling it his “online magazine.”
  29. No, the Media Has Not Been Unfair to the GOP Tax BillNobody forced Republicans to write a tax bill that gives a giant, permanent cut to corporations — and a small, temporary one to the middle class.
  30. A.G. Sulzberger Will Follow His Father As Publisher of the New York TimesKeeping it in the family.
  31. Trump Thinks People Should Be Fired for Misrepresenting the Truth on TwitterThe president’s response to a Washington Post journalist’s mistaken tweet sets a new standard for hypocrisy.
  32. Jemele Hill and the Perils of a for-Profit Fourth EstateESPN’s suspension of Hill is a reminder that for-profit news outlets can’t be trusted to put the public interest above their bottom line.
  33. Can Journalists Really Prevent Copycat Mass Shooters?Given how hungry people are for solid information about horrific acts, it’s difficult to come up with practical solutions.
  34. Spicer to Reporter: Don’t Text Me or I’ll Call the CopsThe former White House press secretary is as combative as ever.
  35. You May Soon See a Lot More of Chris Christie on TVThe outgoing New Jersey governor is reportedly in talks with both CNN and MSNBC.
  36. the mooch goes hollywood
    Anthony Scaramucci Has Hired the Publicist Who Represented Monica LewinskyThe Mooch has joined forces with a crisis-communications specialist.
  37. CNN Fires Chief Trump Supporter Jeffrey Lord After ‘Sieg Heil’ Tweet“Nazi salutes are indefensible.”
  38. Vice Holds Field Day in Brooklyn As Dozens of Employees Are Laid OffLike so many other media entities, Vice is making a stronger push into video.
  39. The National Enquirer Floats a New Theory: Hillary Framed Don Jr.The supermarket tabloid, run by a personal friend of Trump’s, isn’t the only media outlet turning its attention to the former secretary of State.
  40. politics
    Trump Shares Video of Himself Beating Up CNNThe president of the United States is spending his Fourth of July weekend fantasizing about physically attacking the media.
  41. BuzzFeed Has BedbugsEmployees were told not to report to the 18th Street headquarters Thursday.
  42. CNN Drops Reza Aslan After He Called Trump a ‘Piece of Sh*t’The network said it will not be moving forward with the second season of Aslan’s show Believer.
  43. impossible dreams
    Reince Priebus Says White House Has ‘Looked at’ Changing Libel LawsThe Trump administration can look all it wants — there is next to no chance it will ever be able to open up U.S. libel laws.
  44. ESPN Axes Around 100 Employees, On-air Talent IncludedThe worldwide leader is cutting jobs as it loses subscribers and pays more for broadcasting rights.
  45. Trump Goes After the Times for Its Attempt to Mock Him Over Patriots Crowd SizeWe’re going to be comparing crowd sizes for the next four years, aren’t we?
  46. break up advice
    Jon Stewart Advises the Media How to Break Up With Bad Boyfriend Donald Trump“It’s time to get your groove back.”
  47. last night on late night
    Jon Stewart Advises the Media How to Break Up With Bad Boyfriend Donald Trump“It’s time to get your groove back.”
  48. staying home
    Trump Will Not Attend White House Correspondents’ DinnerRonald Reagan was the last president to skip the event, but that was because he was recovering from an assassination attempt.
  49. Cringe Your Way Through This Breitbart News Interview With Sean SpicerThe White House press secretary sat down with the right-wing outlet and the video is a sight to behold.
  50. Poll: Trump More Widely Trusted Than News MediaNine in ten Republicans say the president is “truthful.”
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