Washington Post headline on al-Baghdadi’s death a global sensation

Washington Post headline on al-Baghdadi’s death a global sensation

by WorldTribune Staff, October 28, 2019 The Washington Post made worldwide news and was lampooned at home for an online obituary which framed Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, the leader of the brutal Islamic State (ISIS) terrorist organization, as an “austere religious scholar.” Reports had begun circulating late Saturday that a U.S. Special Forces raid in northern […]

Summer of the media’s discontent: White House takes close look at WaPo bias

Summer of the media’s discontent: White House takes close look at WaPo bias

by WorldTribune Staff, September 9, 2019 In its reporting on the accomplishments of President Donald Trump from Memorial Day to Labor Day, The Washington Post characterized Trump’s performance as the “lost summer.” Who really had the “lost summer”? As temperatures were on the rise, an analysis said, the Post was employing a two-pronged bias playbook […]

Sandmann decision: An outrageous judicial win for false and malicious journalism

Sandmann decision: An outrageous judicial win for false and malicious journalism

Special to WorldTribune.com By Joe Schaeffer Where is the condemnation of a Jimmy Carter-appointed judge’s thin and extremely-flawed ruling on the Nicholas Sandmann defamation lawsuit filed against The Washington Post? It’s frankly stunning that a professed constitutional “right” for corporate and multi-billionaire-owned media outlets to pluck innocent private citizens from out of obscurity and hold […]

Mueller report relied on uncritical media, cited 60 NY Times articles

Mueller report relied on uncritical media, cited 60 NY Times articles

by WorldTribune Staff, May 6, 2019 Special counsel Robert Mueller leaned heavily on unconfirmed corporate media accounts in compiling his 448-page report. In fact, Mueller cited The New York Times on 60 occasions “mostly through footnotes for articles that weave through the report’s main narrative,” Rowan Scarborough noted in a May 5 report for The […]

Will skeptics of Russian collusion plot win a Pulitzer? Take a look at the judges

Will skeptics of Russian collusion plot win a Pulitzer? Take a look at the judges

by WorldTribune Staff, April 15, 2019 The judges who award Pulitzer Prizes lauded The New York Times and Washington Post for “deeply sourced” reporting on the Russia collusion story. The Times and Post were ultimately awarded the 2018 Pulitzer for a story they got wrong. So, will the same judges award the Pulitzer to the […]

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 […]

Testimony: McCain aide leaked ‘dossier’ to NPR, Bernstein, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, BuzzFeed

Testimony: McCain aide leaked ‘dossier’ to NPR, Bernstein, Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, BuzzFeed

by WorldTribune Staff, March 15, 2019 A former aide to Sen. John McCain testified he leaked the anti-Trump dossier to several media outlets. David Kramer made the revelation during testimony in a libel lawsuit brought by Russian businessman Aleksej Gubarev against BuzzFeed, which first published in full the dossier by ex-British spy Christopher Steele. Gubarev […]

Analysis: Money, not a ‘wave’, drove the midterm elections

Analysis: Money, not a ‘wave’, drove the midterm elections

by WorldTribune Staff, November 16, 2018 The 2018 midterms “weren’t a populist wave … they were an angry tantrum by wealthy blue state donors who used their money to buy local elections as payback for having their views ignored in 2016,” a columnist wrote. “The most expensive midterm elections in history paid off for Democrats. […]

Unfair and unbalanced: Check out headline list at Washington Post’s Opinion section

Unfair and unbalanced: Check out headline list at Washington Post’s Opinion section

by WorldTribune Staff, October 18, 2018 Are opinion columnists at owner Jeff Bezos’ Washington Post required to publish anti-Trump diatribes according to a quota system? In a blog post for the Washington Free Beacon, Andrew Stiles on Oct. 18 provided a headline list by columnists since July 2018: Eugene Robinson (Columnist focusing on politics and culture) […]

Amazon’s Post: Trump ‘complicit’ in violence inflicted by Hurricane Florence

Amazon’s Post: Trump ‘complicit’ in violence inflicted by Hurricane Florence

by WorldTribune Staff, September 13, 2018 The Washington Post’s editorial board has assigned blame for Hurricane Florence – it’s President Donald Trump’s fault. The Post’s Sept. 12 editorial was titled “Another hurricane is about to batter our coast. Trump is complicit”. Today’s Washington Post failed to address the question whether a chastened Trump was also […]