Allowing corrosive political discourse to infect our lives any more than it has would be a tragedy.
Trump’s comments to the former FBI director were foolish. But he never asked Comey to end the Russia investigation—he actually asked him to continue it.
Here’s how our politically obsessed and ideologically sequestered press would report on C.S. Lewis’s classic children’s fantasy series.
We live in an era of controversy, sensationalism, and ‘fake news.’ It could encourage more Americans to pay for high-quality journalism.
BuzzFeeds news editor-in-chief Ben Smith told Tucker Carlson he didn’t think excluding job applicants based on the color of their skin was racist.
The furor over ‘fake news’ on Facebook supposedly tipping the election for Donald Trump was only ever going to end one way. I just didn’t expect it to get there so quickly.
‘Obviously (the intelligence community is) leaking like sieves in ongoing war against the president. . . As we take this information from them we should also apply skepticism.’
‘Reporters, when they are not precise about what happened, are aiding and abetting Moscow’s disinformation campaign.’
Mollie Hemingway and David Harsanyi discuss Donald Trump’s latest press conference and how reporters continue to lose credibility.
‘It wasn’t just that he said that BuzzFeed was a failing pile of garbage. . . It’s that he said that he alone was able to stand up to bullying media because he has a megaphone.’
The idea that this kind of singling out of press members by politicians is new and especially catastrophic is odd. Remember de Blasio and Obama doing the same?
Supposing the controversial dossier turns out to be just a tapestry of fabrication, who should be held responsible for keeping it alive? All of us.
Matt Kibbe joins the Federalist Radio Hour with Ben Domenech to discuss media bias and the future of the libertarian movement.
The transparency point BuzzFeed head Ben Smith claimed is basically the same rationale Rolling Stone’s Will Dana used to justify publishing the fake story that ended in a major court loss.
An ABC News reporter tweeted that it’s okay for news outlets to report uncorroborated allegations about Trump because Trump doesn’t always tell the truth.
During his first formal press conference as President-elect, Donald Trump called BuzzFeed a ‘piece of garbage.’ He’s right.
If the Rockettes and Buzzfeed have the right to refuse business to Donald Trump and his supporters on ideological grounds, what about the rest of us?
BuzzFeed editor-in-chief Ben Smith declared on Monday that James Mattis, Trump’s pick to run the Pentagon, must respond to questions about random Internet memes on fake news sites.
Chip and Joanna, HGTV superstars and perhaps America’s most beloved married couple, belong to a church whose pastor preaches that homosexuality is sinful. Horrors.
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