Your source to mainline mainstream media misdeeds and malpractice.
In this episode, we begin with Don Lemon, although this is not about Don. Rather, I use him as an example to explain a variety of new studies that have recently come out to show just how adrift the news media complex has been, and how low it has sunk. Lemon personifies a much larger problem that has gone disregarded, to the detriment of most in the news industry.
Then I look into the coverage of recent protest conflicts involving Brett Kavanaugh, and some very notable contradictions emerging with his critics. Then I unload a score of hits for the Friday Document Dump™ — with everything from Dr. Pepper, owning Latinos, strippers, and even Snooki getting political (yes, seriously).
Now, crack one open and settle in for some more media mayhem.
- Don Lemon acting as sour as his name implies.
- Pew Research finds that journalists are willing to admit to being biased in their reporting.
- Axios has the data showing how audiences are disengaging from the news cycle across outlets.
- Gallup’s annual institutional survey shows newspapers and TV news sliding further in Americans’ estimation.
- A Reuters study shows people are more likely to actively tune out from news consumption.
- Julia Ioffe leans into Justice Kavanaugh over complaints he has not made — as she complains herself.
- Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez calls for security, days after saying Kavanaugh should expect and accept harassment.
- While SCOTUS members are left to fend for themselves, Pramila Jayapal also sees a need for protection.
- The press sees the deeply serious aspects we need to focus on in the J-6 Hearings — including shots of Dr. Pepper swigs.
- Glamour Magazine accurately cites strippers as an economic barometer.
- The Hill regards Hispanics as being the property of the Democratic party.
- Chris Cillizza appears to be rather impressed with the political commentary from…Snooki???