All posts tagged: Media

Video: Why you shouldn’t always trust the mainstream media

In this video, Viva Frei provides one more reason why no one should trust Canada’s mainstream media. Viva Frei is a lawyer and Canadia

Are people still watching CNN?

CNN has been finding itself mocked recently and this may explain why people are seeking out more unbiased and reliable sources of news. The first involved wording that appeared in front of a reporter talking about the rioting in Kenosha, WI. As a building burnt behind him, the reporter stated that this was just one of many locations on fire in the city that night. As he made his report, CNN inserted the following wording in front of him: “FIERY BUT MOST PEACEFUL PROTESTS AFTER POLICE SHOOTING” Yes, these are apparently peaceful riots. But it didn’t stop there. Earlier, CNN star Don Lemon told Democrat presidential nominee, Joe Biden, to call for an end to the rioting, not because people are being killed or businesses being destroyed, many of them black owned, but because the riots are hurting the Democrats in the polls. READ: Don Lemon begs Joe Biden to call for an end to riots because they’re hurting Democrats in the polls AND READ: Protesters In Kenosha Torched ‘Much Of The Black Business District’

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Bruce the Bunny and Bratislava Frowns

You may have heard about this; a news anchor in Florida, John Brown, had a loud tantrum on the set when he had to report that Kylie Jenner had a pet rabbit named Bruce. Kylie is a half sister of the Kardashians, and she just turned 18. The tantrum is now world news, and John Brown is a hero. He wanted to report news and he believes the Kardashians are not newsworthy. John Brown made it clear; some in the media will publish any nonsense that improves ratings. And we should know that we, the public, will consume anything that entertains. A British journalist once reported from Bratislava Slovakia, about the local news headline “Bratislava Frowns.” Citizens of Bratislava may have been mildly concerned about some obscure item in U.S. foreign policy, and this generated a headline. I pity the journalist assigned to a charming European country. Some days there is no news, except for comments on the bad reporting from other bored journalists. Even serious stories on important issues become old news in about …