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Environmental studies professor Roger Pielke, Jr. has quit Nate Silver's FiveThirtyEight blog over a controversy that arose after he wrote a post denying that global warming is responsible for the increasing costs of recovery from natural disasters....
From: Big Journalism | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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On Sunday, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin challenged the Washington Post to investigate President Barack Obama's lawlessness on illegal immigration as aggressively as its reporters reported on Richard Nixon during Watergate, which ultimately led...
From: Big Journalism | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Sen. Rand Paul took a shot at MSNBC Wednesday afternoon during an appearance on The Cycle. During a discussion with Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), the host brought up controversial comments Paul made in 2010 during an interview with MSNBC host Rachel Maddow...
From: Big Journalism | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Fishbowl New York reports that the opening paragraph of a New York Times article written by Carol Vogel closely resembles Wikipedia's write up of the same subject, Piero di Cosmo, an Italian painter. (bold is mine): Wikipedia: During his lifetime, Cosimo...
From: Big Journalism | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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At the Politico-owned Capital New York,  Alex Weprin published a syrupy puff-profile of CNN's Erin Burnett. Out of options and ideas, CNN chief Jeff Zucker just renewed Burnett's contract. Naturally, the Politico piece goes to extreme lengths not to...
From: Big Journalism | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Late last week Daily Beast columnist Dean Obeidallah tweeted out his belief that conservatives "love seeing Arabs get killed." Just hours after Breitbart News reported the tweet Tuesday afternoon, Obeidallah deleted the tweet in question and apologized:...
From: Big Journalism | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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As July closes out, MSNBC has posted some of its worst ratings in eight years. The network came in third in total viewers and fourth in the key 25 to 54 age bracket for the month. In prime time, the network came in second in total viewers and third in...
From: Big Journalism | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Don't buy the headlines and hype about CNN reclaiming second place. It was a pyrrhic victory. CNN's July was abysmal. MSNBC's was worse. Both networks hemorrhaged massive numbers of viewers. CNN lost -23% of total viewers and -32% of 25-54 demo viewers...
From: Big Journalism | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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The mainstream media know their role in the Gaza conflict: to find--or create--a disaster big enough to create an international outcry that will stop the Israel Defense Forces (IDF). First, they tried using the deaths of four boys on the beach in Gaza....
From: Big Journalism | Wednesday, July 30, 2014
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Tuesday morning the Associated Press fired of a tweet mocking Congress over its support of Israel. "As much of the world watched Gaza war in horror, members of Congress fall over each other to support Israel." -- As much of world watches Gaza war in...
From: Big Journalism | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Daily Beast columnist Dean Obeidallah believes conservatives "love seeing Arabs get killed." Using his Twitter account late last week, Obeidallah asked and answered his own question in the affirmative: -- Do conservatives defend Netanyahu bc they share...
From: Big Journalism | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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The Financial Times reports that a drop in ad sales at the New York Times caused the left-wing newspaper's profits to collapse 54% in the second quarter of this year. The Times netted only $9.2 million this quarter compared to $20.1 million last year....
From: Big Journalism | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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You would think that a major U.S. Senate campaign caught referring to an ethnic group as financially "very tight" would thrill a media that loves nothing more than political scandal mixed with race. Well, not when it's a Democrat campaign. When that's...
From: Big Journalism | Tuesday, July 29, 2014
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Over at National Review, Eliana Johnson got hold of a confidential campaign plan for Michelle Nunn, the Georgia Democrat running for the U.S. Senate. Nunn is one of the two or three hopes Democrats have of actually picking up a Senate seat. The campaign...
From: Big Journalism | Monday, July 28, 2014
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According to Twitter and Google, an NBC journalist reported that he or she had personally witnessed an Israeli drone attack and fire on a hospital in Gaza. The eye witness report was at first included in this NBC News article, and read, "a NBC News journalist...
From: Big Journalism | Monday, July 28, 2014
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Vowing to once again go around the mainstream media's filter like she did with her pioneering use Twitter and Facebook after the 2008 presidential election, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin launched her own member-supported digital TV channel on Sunday...
From: Big Journalism | Monday, July 28, 2014
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