‘Fake news’ a national security threat, poll finds; Few losing sleep over climate change

‘Fake news’ a national security threat, poll finds; Few losing sleep over climate change

by WorldTribune Staff, June 6, 2019 Misinformation and disinformation in the form of “fake news” is a threat to U.S. national security, according to a Pew Research Center survey. A large majority of Americans (68 percent) believe fake news and information has a big impact on their trust in government, according to the survey. In […]

Trump skewers a White House Correspondents Dinner that ‘lost its sense of humor’

Trump skewers a White House Correspondents Dinner that ‘lost its sense of humor’

by WorldTribune Staff, April 28, 2019 The White House Correspondents’ Association dinner was long the social event of the year for Washington insiders and Hollywood celebrities. Top-drawer comedians were the featured entertainment and onlookers lined the lobby of the Washington Hilton to gawk. Since President Donald Trump took office, however, the celebs have mostly stayed […]

Press foundation: Pulitzer prizes awarded jointly to NY Times, Washington Post should be returned

Press foundation: Pulitzer prizes awarded jointly to NY Times, Washington Post should be returned

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, March 26, 2019 When Olympic athletes who win gold, silver or bronze medals are caught violating the regulations of the Games, they must return their medals to the International Olympic Committee. In Olympics history, 143 medals have been stripped. When a media outlet is awarded a Pulitzer Prize for reporting as […]

Mass media meltdown: A partial list of ‘bombshells’ with no basis in fact

Mass media meltdown: A partial list of ‘bombshells’ with no basis in fact

Analysis by WorldTribune Staff, March 25, 2019 “Bombshell” became the go-to word for the corporate media from the moment Robert Mueller was appointed as special counsel in the Trump-Russia “collusion” investigation. It seemed a new “bombshell” was dropping by the day. The “B” in MSNBC could have been changed to “bombshell.” And the Mueller report […]

Withering post-Mueller wisdom for the Democrats and their media

Withering post-Mueller wisdom for the Democrats and their media

by WorldTribune Staff, March 25, 2019 Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team concluded in its final report that “while this report does not conclude that the President committed a crime, it also does not exonerate him.” Writing for The American Spectator, columnist Daniel Flynn noted “The report speaks here of obstruction of justice, which generally follows […]

Journalist notes media silence on president’s vindication; What Trump said 22 months ago

Journalist notes media silence on president’s vindication; What Trump said 22 months ago

by WorldTribune Staff, March 24, 2019 The major U.S. corporate media were in no rush to report on the vindication of President Donald Trump when news of the Mueller report’s release broke on March 22, journalist Lara Logan said. Had the report resulted in indictments or charges of any kind, Logan said, the report would […]

Ted Koppel: Major media no longer the ‘reservoir of objectivity’ they once were

Ted Koppel: Major media no longer the ‘reservoir of objectivity’ they once were

by WorldTribune Staff, March 21, 2019 Ted Koppel believes that President Donald Trump is “not mistaken” when he says the major media are “out to get him.” “I’m terribly concerned that when you talk about the New York Times these days, when you talk about the Washington Post these days, we’re not talking about the New York Times of 50 years […]

Trump urges lone major media defender to not go wobbly

Trump urges lone major media defender to not go wobbly

by WorldTribune Staff, March 17, 2019 In a now-famous warning from 1990 following Iraq’s invasion of Kuwait, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher told U.S. President George H.W. Bush: “Remember George, this is no time to go wobbly.” In a series of tweets on March 17, President Trump warned Fox News against going wobbly amid efforts by […]

Lara Logan names names: ‘They’re going to come after me’

Lara Logan names names: ‘They’re going to come after me’

by WorldTribune Staff, February 21, 2019 Former CBS News foreign correspondent Lara Logan named media leftists who she said were likely to target her after she slammed the media as “mostly liberal.” During a recent Breitbart podcast with host and retired Navy SEAL Mike Ritland, Logan said: “The media everywhere is mostly liberal. But in this […]

Poll: Media’s assault on Trump had devastating impact on its own credibility

Poll: Media’s assault on Trump had devastating impact on its own credibility

by WorldTribune Staff, February 13, 2019 Public opinion has turned against the media in the 754 days since President Donald Trump took office, according to a new poll. An IBD/TIPP poll which asked about “the public’s perception of the mainstream news media” found that “fully half the country says its trust in the media decreased over […]

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