Newspapers increasingly on life support, and hedge funds are paying the bills

Newspapers increasingly on life support, and hedge funds are paying the bills

by WorldTribune Staff, May 22, 2018 Hedge funds have acquired ownership stakes in numerous American daily newspapers – but are the investment firms saving, or starving, the struggling papers? “Newspapers have struggled to adapt in an online world, from the Denver Post to the Providence Journal,” Bloomberg noted in a May 22 report. “Funds have […]

Millennial convict: Talk radio turned my life ‘completely around’

Millennial convict: Talk radio turned my life ‘completely around’

Special to WorldTribune.com The following excerpt is from the Rush Limbaugh show of May 18, 2018 RUSH: Jerome in Traverse City, Michigan. You’re next on Open Line Friday. Hi. CALLER: How’s it going, Rush? RUSH: Hey! We’re doing great today. Thank you. CALLER: Well, I’m just calling in to say that, you know, you saved […]

Young Afghan journalists, killed in suicide blasts, saw the free press as path forward

Young Afghan journalists, killed in suicide blasts, saw the free press as path forward

Special to WorldTribune.com By Ron Synovitz, Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Radio Free Afghanistan journalist Abadullah Hananzai was furious on April 25 when he learned that a former colleague had been gunned down at a market in Kandahar in an apparent targeted killing. “The murder of my former colleague at Kabul News, a great […]

Time warp hit WorldTribune.com

Time warp hit WorldTribune.com

by WorldTribune Staff, May 1, 2018 At about 3 p.m. Eastern time on May 1, several days of content at WorldTribune vanished into cyberspace. How could this happen? Here’s what we know. In the past month we have added an additional Firewall to repel “unauthorized” bots from all over the world that were causing the […]

Feeding the Swamp: Spike reported in spending on lobbyists by social media giants

Feeding the Swamp: Spike reported in spending on lobbyists by social media giants

by WorldTribune Staff, April 24, 2018 Facebook spent a record $3.3 million on lobbying the U.S. government in the first quarter of 2018, a report said. “While that’s a lot for Facebook, it’s not far from what its peers spend,” Recode noted in an April 22 report. “Amazon spent slightly more, $3.38 million, last quarter as […]

New study documents stealth suppression of conservative expression by social media giants

New study documents stealth suppression of conservative expression by social media giants

by WorldTribune Staff, April 17, 2018 Facebook, Twitter, YouTube and Google are makeing a “clear effort to censor the conservative worldview from the public conversation,” according to a new study. The Media Research Center (MRC) study said the social media and tech giants “have declared war on the conservative movement” and “conservatives are losing – […]

In defense of the inconveniently accurate Rasmussen polls

In defense of the inconveniently accurate Rasmussen polls

By Fran Coombs, Rasmussen Reports Here they go again. The anti-Trump media in its typical pack fashion has begun criticizing Rasmussen Reports in recent days. Why? Because President Trump likes the job approval numbers we’re reporting. It’s true that our Daily Presidential Tracking Poll often finds Trump’s public job approval several points higher than other […]

Russian reporter who covered deaths of mercenaries in Syria dies in fall from 5th floor apartment

Russian reporter who covered deaths of mercenaries in Syria dies in fall from 5th floor apartment

Special to WorldTribune.com Radio Free Europe / Radio Liberty Russian investigative journalist Maksim Borodin of Yekaterinburg has died of injuries sustained on April 12 when he fell from the window of his fifth-floor apartment. Borodin, 32, died on April 15 in a hospital without recovering consciousness. Officially, his death was being investigated as a suicide. […]

Limbaugh: The people who have the money to fight Left’s media giants ‘don’t care’

Limbaugh: The people who have the money to fight Left’s media giants ‘don’t care’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 10, 2018 If the U.S. is split about 50-50 between liberals and conservatives, why are the overwhelming majority of major TV news outlets liberal? Conservative radio host Rush Limbaugh said the money to take on ABC, CBS, NBC, etc. may be out there, but getting wealthy conservatives to take the risk […]

Liberal hate: Why conservative journalists, even never-Trumpers, struggle to earn a living

Liberal hate: Why conservative journalists, even never-Trumpers, struggle to earn a living

by WorldTribune Staff, April 9, 2018 The advertiser boycott of Laura Ingraham’s show on Fox News and the firing of a conservative “never-Trumper” columnist at The Atlantic show that, “yet again … liberalism is hate,” a columnist wrote. “It’s not made of hate, it doesn’t subsist on hate – it is hate,” Derek Hunter wrote […]

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