State of the media, 2019: Drudge was right, alternative to AP backs new publishers

State of the media, 2019: Drudge was right, alternative to AP backs new publishers

by WorldTribune Staff, July 18, 2019 In a 1998 address to the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., Matt Drudge spoke of a future in which “every citizen can be a reporter, can take on the powers that be.” Townhall columnist Timothy Meads noted that, “In short, Drudge accurately predicted that the Internet would not […]

Drudge hits Ambien-makers’ mockery of Roseanne: They ‘drug a generation’

Drudge hits Ambien-makers’ mockery of Roseanne: They ‘drug a generation’

by WorldTribune Staff, May 31, 2018 The founder of the Drudge Report, in a rare editorial comment, called out the makers of Ambien for mocking Roseanne Barr’s suggestion that the tweet which resulted in her show’s cancellation was induced by the insomnia sedative. Matt Drudge slammed drugmaker Sanofi-Aventis on May 30, saying “The drug company […]

‘Very suspicious’: Matt Drudge suggests U.S. government shut down his site

‘Very suspicious’: Matt Drudge suggests U.S. government shut down his site

by WorldTribune Staff, December 30, 2016 Matt Drudge tied the Obama administration to one of the worst DDoS (distributed denial-of-service) attacks in the history of his powerful Drudge Report website on Dec. 29. “Is the US government attacking DRUDGE REPORT? Biggest DDoS since site’s inception. VERY suspicious routing [and timing],” Drudge tweeted to his 457,000 followers. Drudge […]

Losers’ perspective: Watergate’s Bernstein blames Matt Drudge

Losers’ perspective: Watergate’s Bernstein blames Matt Drudge

by WorldTribune Staff, November 9, 2016 Matt Drudge is the “kingmaker” of the 2016 election, according to Watergate relic Carl Bernstein whose reporting helped bring down President Richard Nixon for offenses that now seem quaint. The veteran journalist is no longer a kingmaker himself and singled out the Drudge Report, which regularly averaged more than […]