‘Fake news’ CNN got it wrong

Zero Hedge | 7 June Back on May 9th, the White House released the letter that President Trump sent to former FBI Director James Comey informing him that he’d been relieved of his duties at the FBI.  Within that letter, Trump awkwardly inserted a sentence thanking Comey for informing him “on three separate occasions, that…

The Media Bubble Is Worse Than You Think

Politico | May/June 2017 How did big media miss the Donald Trump swell? News organizations old and new, large and small, print and online, broadcast and cable assigned phalanxes of reporters armed with the most sophisticated polling data and analysis to cover the presidential campaign. The overwhelming assumption was that the race was Hillary Clinton’s…

Drudge Tops Google, Yahoo & CNN

Digital Vision | 19 April 2017 The latest SimilarWeb US Media Publications ranking is here! While the Trump Administration continues to drive traffic to media publications in the US, this month saw several other news items driving audience interests – most notably March Madness, but also anticipated tech releases, and global news items. Notable Increases in…

CNN Had a Problem. Donald Trump Solved It.

The New York Times Magazine | 4 April 2017 Inside the strange symbiosis between Jeff Zucker and the president he helped create. At 3:58 on a recent Wednesday afternoon in Washington, CNN’s largest control room was mostly empty but for a handful of producers hunched over control panels and, hovering behind them, a short, barrel-shaped,…

The Fake News of CNN

Washington Free Beacon | November 28, 2016   Days after Donald Trump was elected to the White House, CNN launched a crusade against “fake news.” CNN has joined the New York Times in labeling fake news as a threat to the country. Washington Free Beacon reporter Bill McMorris wrote about how the Times exposed its readers to numerous fake news stories before the election. CNN followed…