Ben Howe, a longtime conservative media veteran and former Red State contributor (until the site’s owners purged the site of its anti-Trump voices), appears in the Daily Beast with a polite request of his compatriots:
Some recent updates on Facebook, the for-profit panopticon and advertising company: First, BuzzFeed reported last night that Facebook has begun ranking news organizations by trustworthiness and “promotes or suppresses” content based on those rankings. Second, Axios reported this morning that Facebook will bring in…
The internet senselessly mourned the end of yet another era over at conservative blogging site RedState after the site’s owners fired a slew of writers on Friday, with the dismissed writers saying everyone who was let go was “insufficiently supportive” of Donald Trump.
Sinclair Broadcast Group Chairman David D. Smith gave an interview to the Guardian on Tuesday and, folks, let’s just say it doesn’t exactly allay fears about his conservative agenda or his company’s slow takeover of the increasingly deregulated local TV market.
On March 30, the conservative site the Daily Wire posted a column by blogger Matt Walsh titled, “I Have An Idea. Why Don’t We All Just Ignore David Hogg?”
As the issue of Sinclair Broadcast Group’s “must-run” segments has ballooned into a national controversy, journalists across the company’s sprawling network of nearly 200 stations are distancing themselves from their conservative parent.
With just 2,044 followers, Sinclair Broadcast Group’s Twitter account is a worthwhile symbol of the company’s entire gambit. The conservative TV empire isn’t a loud political actor like Fox News, but a shadowy network of nearly 200 news stations that lives behind local brands and their connections with local…
Over the weekend, a video from our colleagues at Deadspin showing dozens of news anchors at Sinclair Broadcast Group-owned TV stations went viral. The supercut by Tim Burke showed how journalists at these stations are now mandated to share corporate talking points that eerily echo Donald Trump’s broadsides about “fake…
Last week, The Atlantic announced a handful of new columnist hires, including longtime National Review writer Kevin D. Williamson. The magazine’s editor, Jeffrey Goldberg, has already felt the need to defend the decision to his staff.
Last Wednesday, 17 people were killed by a shooter armed with an assault rifle at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, FL. Today, the Republican-dominated Florida House of Representatives voted 36-71 against a motion to take up a bill that would ban assault rifles and possibly prevent more kids from dying.
It should go without saying that you shouldn’t use your platform as a noted conservative pundit to bully a local family-owned restaurant about how your delivery order is late, but here we are.
In what can only be assumed is a two-year commemoration of its own spineless posturing, the newest edition of National Review shows just how far the pillar of conservative media has come on Donald Trump.
Media has long been trending toward greater disorder, but the purchase of Time Inc. by a rival magazine company on Monday captured some of the process’ harsh details: a snapshot of the financial chaos engulfing the traditional news business; a case study of how a once-vaunted publisher has been unable to stay relevant…
Special Counsel Robert Mueller is finally making moves in his investigation into possible collusion between Donald Trump’s presidential campaign and Russia.