In this year-end special, reviewing the daily stupid brought to us by cable news, Hasan Minhaj is merciless. The sharpshooting Daily Show correspondent fires away at Fox News — “favorite after-school hangout of accused sex offenders” — including a brilliant takedown of Sean Hannity’s insane Clinton conspiracy chart. But he doesn’t spare Rachel Maddow’s most […]
Like cigarette smokers who have admitted they have a nicotine problem but can’t stop puffing, can journalists who have already admitted they use a weaker standard to score Republican nominee Donald Trump make a clean break while grading the Republican’s debate performance next week?
If a report published Thursday in Vanity Fair — that Donald Trump is considering creating a “mini-media conglomerate,” anchored by a cable news network aimed at his current base — turns out to be accurate, it confirms the worst aspect of Trump’s candidacy for president: This is all about him.
Enough, already. Please, for the love of Cronkite: Give us a break from the missing plane. Yes, we all wonder what happened to it. Yes, our hearts go out to the families seeking resolution. But really, CNN … enough. Put your hands up and step away from the story. I’m in the doctor’s office the […]
There is no longer any legitimate debate that climate change is having dramatic effects on Planet Earth — except on cable news. While 97 percent of climate scientists agree that the Earth’s temperature is warming due to human activities, a new report from the Union of Concerned Scientists finds that CNN, MSNBC, and especially Fox News […]