Overwhelmed by Trump’s tweet feed, 100 newspapers, join forces to fight back

Overwhelmed by Trump’s tweet feed, 100 newspapers, join forces to fight back

by WorldTribune Staff, August 12, 2018 The Boston Globe has spearheaded an effort in which it says more than 100 newspapers will publish an editorial as a “coordinated response” to President Donald Trump’s frequent tweets which refer to some in the major media as the “enemy of the people.” “We propose to publish an editorial […]

Candace Owens: ‘Leftist media is inciting violence and hate’

Candace Owens: ‘Leftist media is inciting violence and hate’

by WorldTribune Staff, August 8, 2018 Leftist media outlets are inspiring violent agitators such as Antifa to target conservatives, conservative commentator Candace Owens said. Antifa “thugs” were “inspired” to target Owens and Charlie Kirk by a HuffPost article deriding the rwo as “racist,” Owens said in an Aug. 7 interview with Breitbart News’s Curt Schilling. Owens described […]

Crisis: Trump approval rate up 10 percent among Hispanics, 4 percent among Democrats

Crisis: Trump approval rate up 10 percent among Hispanics, 4 percent among Democrats

by WorldTribune Staff, July 1, 2018 U.S. President Donald Trump’s approval rating jumped to 47 percent in June in large part due to a shocking 10 percent increase in support from Hispanic voters, a poll showed. The findings raised new questions about the credibility of the heavily anti-Trump mainstream media. “That growing support among Latinos […]

Poll: Americans of both parties agree major media reports are ‘fake, false, purposely misleading’

Poll: Americans of both parties agree major media reports are ‘fake, false, purposely misleading’

by WorldTribune Staff, June 28, 2018 A large majority of Americans say the major media are reporting news “they know to be fake, false, or purposely misleading,” a poll released on June 28 found. Seventy-two percent of Americans believe “traditional major news sources report news they know to be fake, false, or purposely misleading,” the […]

British judge bans press coverage of pedophile gang

British judge bans press coverage of pedophile gang

by WorldTribune Staff, May 28, 2018 A British judge ordered a blackout on press coverage of the arrest of an activist who was live-streaming outside the court where a group of mostly Muslim men are on trial for being part of a pedophile gang. Tommy Robinson, founder of the English Defense League, was arrested and […]

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 […]

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