Honeymoon? Report details 88 percent ‘hostile’ coverage in new president’s first 30 days

Honeymoon? Report details 88 percent ‘hostile’ coverage in new president’s first 30 days

by WorldTribune Staff, March 5, 2017 After bombarding him with 91 percent negative coverage during the campaign, would the “Big Three” broadcast networks allow even a brief honeymoon for the new president? The answer, unsurprisingly, is no. During his first month in office, President Donald Trump received 88 percent “hostile” coverage from ABC, CBS and […]

Media ‘cartel’ controls most formerly independent American news outlets

Media ‘cartel’ controls most formerly independent American news outlets

by WorldTribune Staff, February 26, 2017 A major media “cartel” has taken control of what had been privately-owned U.S. news companies, Pulitzer Prize winning media specialist Ben Bagdikian said. The trend leaves small community newspapers and broadcast companies as outposts for independent American  journalism. Six corporations now own 90 percent of U.S. news media outlets. […]

Network news gave 23 times more coverage to Trump sex allegations than to new WikiLeaks Clinton emails

Network news gave 23 times more coverage to Trump sex allegations than to new WikiLeaks Clinton emails

by WorldTribune Staff, October 16, 2016 Network news broadcasts, watched by an average of 22 to 24 million Americans each night, devoted less than a minute of coverage to the latest WikiLeaks revelations on Oct. 13 compared to 23 minutes on the unsubstantiated allegations of unwanted sexual advances lodged by four women against GOP candidate […]