GQ writer Julia Ioffe quickly apologized Monday after claiming President Trump had radicalized more people than ISIS on CNN’s The Lead with Jake Tapper. “I think, you know, this president, one of the things that he really launched his presidential run on is talking about Islamic radicalization, and this president has radicalized so many more […]
Writing at Vox, Laura McGann said that Nancy Pelosi is “that woman”—the one who enables and forgives sexual harassment from her buddies, the woman who urges the targets of harassment to calm down, deal with it privately, keep it quiet.
Last night Stephen Colbert announced a five million dollar donation from Apple during the “Hand in Hand” hurricane relief benefit, which raised more than $44 million for the victims of Hurricanes Harvey and Irma. After the Apple announcement, Colbert added, “…which is also the cost of the new iPhone.” Another Silicon Valley corporation said today […]
Actor Leslie Odom Jr. says statues should be erected to “inspire us,” to “teach us,” and to “give us hope,” but if they no longer do so, communities can decide that they don’t want them anymore — even when it comes to statues of America’s Founding Fathers. I agree, and I believe that glorifying another […]
The work of a well-known street artist known for skewering celebrities and corporations has been deemed “hate speech” by Facebook, which shut his page down on Sunday.
Compared to newspapers and television broadcasts, online news has the greatest gender diversity of any news medium, according to a new study from a group founded by feminist trailblazer Gloria Steinem and actress Jane Fonda. Perhaps surprisingly, when it comes to online news, Fox News has the best gender diversity, the nonprofit Women’s Media Center’s “Divided […]
Glen Beck’s media company The Blaze has suspended political commentator Tomi Lahren, multiple sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed, according to The Daily Caller. Lahren’s show is suspended for at least one week starting Monday. A source with direct knowledge of the situation said that Lahren’s contract with the company goes until September, but […]
Federal investigators are examining whether far-right news sites played any role last year in a Russian cyber operation that dramatically widened the reach of news stories — some fictional — that favored Donald Trump’s presidential bid, two people familiar with the inquiry say, according to McClatchy News. Operatives for Russia appear to have strategically timed […]
President Donald Trump made good on a long-time conservative goal in his first proposed budget Thursday morning, targeting the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the National Endowments for the Arts and Humanities for complete elimination. Trump’s budget would zero out the $445 million budget for the Corporation for Public Broadcasting, a substantial source of funding […]
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow lit the internet on fire Tuesday night when she teased via Twitter that she’d gotten her hands on President Donald Trump’s tax returns – a scoop that would have been pretty juicy, considering Trump never released his tax returns during the presidential campaign as all other modern-era presidents have done. What Maddow […]