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Since late January of 2012, the Washington Examiner’s Paul Bedard has once a week featured a “Mainstream Media Scream” selection in his “Washington Secrets” column. For each pick, usually posted online on Monday, I provide an explanation and recommend a “scream” rating (scale of one to five).
This post contains the “Liberal Media Screams” starting in January 2019.
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> For all of 2018. (Re-named “Liberal Media Scream” as of June 11, 2018.) “Mainstream Media Screams” for:
Check Bedard’s “Washington Secrets” blog for the latest choice and his other Washington insider posts. Each week, this page will be updated with Bedard’s latest example of the worst bias of the week.
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I’ll add text and video here next week, but so the Washington Examiner gets the traffic for their post when it’s fresh, please read Paul Bedard’s post on their site where you can watch the video and read the full quote.
This week’s Liberal Media Scream features the latest media spin on the impact of Democratic firebrand Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
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AOC, as she is known in media circles, has made a substantial impact already and been ready to strike back when attacked.
In this case, a journalist featured on Sunday’s CNN "Reliable Sources" said that the New York lawmaker’s words are threatening to whites and conservatives.
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Laura Bassett, the Huffington Post’s senior culture and politics reporter until she was laid off last week, said that Ocasio-Cortez “is threatening white conservative men’s power and they’re terrified of her.” She also declared that “they’re trying to take her down. They’re using all the tricks in the patriarchy.”
From the Jan. 27 "Reliable Sources" on CNN, picking up after host Brian Stelter prompted her with this leading question: “What do you think is fueling the constant attacks on Fox against this freshman congresswoman?”
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LAURA BASSETT: Look, she’s got a target on her back because...
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