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Media Wars: Old Media panicking; as New News sources surge

The real fakes  

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  1. 1. Who is the real source of Fake News? (tick all)

    • Infowars, Breitbart, WhatReallyHappened etc
    • CNN, ABC, CBS, NBC, etc
    • The New York Times, Washington Post, etc
    • The Russians
    • The CIA
    • Other - please comment in a post
  2. 2. Which of these do you see happening in 2017?

    • The old MSM will restore its reputation and thrive again
    • The Independent Media will go on growing and thriving
    • War will intensify between the Old MSN, and the Independent Media
    • Some old MSM outlets will get into financial difficulty
    • Censorship will increase in the "controlled" Social Media (FB, GOOG, TWTR, etc)
    • Attempts will be made to shutdown parts of the internet
    • The emerging Independent Media will find new ways to cooperate
    • Other big change or trend - please post comment

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Fox News has kept most (92%) of its audience after the election


NEW YORK (AP) -- A sharp drop in cable news ratings following a presidential election is as inevitable as snow in Buffalo. Yet in the Age of Trump, so far Fox News Channel is defying that trend.

Comparing the five weeks after the election to the white-hot campaign days of October, Fox's prime-time audience is down 8 percent, the Nielsen company said. That's a much smaller drop than rivals CNN and MSNBC, and smaller than all of the networks historically following elections.

"They've really, obviously, established themselves as the go-to place for all things Trump, Trump supporters certainly," said Paul Sweeney, an analyst for Bloomberg Intelligence. "This is their time to shine and they're making the most of it."

Post-election has been a victory lap for Sean Hannity, who made no secret of his support for Trump and was rewarded with regular interviews. Fox also enticed viewers with TMZ's Harvey Levin getting a guided tour of the president-elect's New York apartment.

Following Barack Obama's victories, Fox's post-election viewership dropped by 50 percent in 2012 and 36 percent in 2008, Nielsen said. The drop was 25 percent after Republican George W. Bush's 2004 win.

Fox's audience likely reflects the surprise nature of Trump's win: Viewers depressed about his chances of winning were less inclined to watch during October and much more excited in November. Fox's viewership shot up in late October when new questions were raised about Hillary Clinton's emails.

. . .

Amid anecdotes that many voters went on a "news strike" following the election, CNN's prime-time viewership in the five weeks after it sunk 51 percent from October, Nielsen said. CNN had an identical 51 percent decline during the same period in 2012. In 2008, CNN's drop was 47 percent.

More than its rivals, CNN has traditionally risen and fallen depending on the news. That's why chief executive Jeff Zucker has invested in more timeless nonfiction programming, such as Anthony Bourdain's cooking travelogue. Expect more town hall events in the network's future, similar to Van Jones' attempt to get political rivals talking to one another.

MSNBC's post-election decline was 41 percent, slightly higher than in past election years (36 percent four years ago, 35 percent in 2008).


> https://www.yahoo.com/news/fox-news-kept-most-audience-election-210040124.html


Scum (CNN) does not always rise to the Top

Sometimes nice guys (Hannity?) finish first

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Despite saying News should be triple-checked, ((( Brian Stelter ))) of CNN, has been busy spreading fake news


Tucker Carlson Blasts CNN's Stelter for Spreading Fake News About YouTuber Claiming Racism


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Some nice detail in this Ben Garrison cartoon



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MORE FAKE News from the Com-Post


Tucker Carlson & Glenn Greenwald DESTROY Washington Post For Fake News 1/6/17



Published on Jan 6, 2017

Tucker Carlson & Glenn Greenwald DESTROY Washington Post For Fake News. On Friday January 6, 2017 edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight", hst Tucker Carlson welcomed Glenn Greenwald. Carlson and Greenwald Ripped into the Washington Post for spreading fake news. The twp rip the washington Post Then get on to the rest of the media for taken the intellige nce agencies word in regards to election interference iwithout any evidence.

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The New New media... Newspapers?


Tucker Carlson Interviews 19 Year Old Owner Of Hometown Newspaper 1/5/17



Published on Jan 5, 2017

On Thursday January 5, 2016 edition of "Tucker Carlson Tonight", host Tucker Carlson interviews "Brave Arkansas Teen" 19 year old Hayden Taylor Who is now owner of his hometown newspaper the Argun Sun.

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The Lie_Stream_Media is dying.

The only way to reverse it, is to start telling the Truth.

Here's a guy on the Left, who does tell the Truth:


"Trump needs to have a Credible opposition media"... rather than irresponsible Liars spinning Un-truths


Glenn Greenwald: Mainstream U.S. Media is Culpable for Disseminating Fake & Deceitful News on Russia


The Lie-Stream Media keeps undermining its own credibility by lying, and not acknowledging it

"martin baron refused to utter one syllable about how the story collapsed"

The NY Times quietly deleted their lies

"Incredibly reckless"

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A Classic rant - Against the Media, even more than the BLM Kidnappers


#BLMKidnapping Cover-Up? Hate-Crime Hypocrisy! - Steven Crowder


In just 2-days: 242,344 views ! 19,444 Likes ! (that's 8.0%) 102 Dislikes / he has 579.4 k subscribers


"The media doesn't care about ACTUAL Racism...

They care more about someone who uses 'Colored people' than 'People of Color' "

"The trust in Media is at an all time low... They had a glowing opportunity to partially redeem themselves...

All the media had to do was: Report the facts and tell the Truth... Instead, they buried themselves.

I will be thrilled to relieve myself on their graves!"


Crowder Beats out : Subscr. :


+ Stefan Molyneux : 531.0 k / 168,034 views : 10,410 Likes : 6.20% : 193 dislikes
+ Gavin McInnnes- : 503.0 k / 129,890 views : 11,001 Likes : 8.47% : 091 dislikes
+ Sargon of Akkad : 517.9 k / 109,529 views : 09,785 Likes : 8.93% : 099 dislikes
+ The YoungTurks : 3.17 mn / 169,143 views : 04,454 Likes : 2.63% : 7,350 dislikes : 4.35% - a completely Cucked reaction by TYT


But does not Beat :
+ Philip De Franco : 4.98 mn / 1.12mn. views : 79,380 Likes : 7.09%: 1219 dislikes

+ Paul J.. Watson - : 686.5 k / 277,718 views : 12,952 Likes : 4.66% : 211 dislikes

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LIE STREAM narrative has no beef


Media say hacking cost Hillary election, struggle to say why...



An article Friday in the Times called the intelligence report "a damning and surprisingly detailed account of Russia's efforts to undermine the American electoral system," but did not mention the contents of the emails.

The Washington Post's write up of the intelligence report referred to the emails as having "embarrassed Democrats and kept voter attention on Clinton's email controversy." But again, that story listed no "embarrassing" details that might have swayed voters away from Clinton.

. . .

One hurdle for the press as it tries to claim the emails were decisive were prior assessments from the media that downplayed the emails. Before the intelligence findings last week, some news outlets had actually diminished the importance of the email hackings.

In October, Times columnist James Poniewozik dismissed the contents of them. "Just because it's hacked doesn't mean it's important," he wrote, adding that, "Where there's a smoking gun, there isn't always fire."

And PolitiFact, on Dec. 1, in a since updated article, said, "Based on the evidence, it seems highly unlikely that actions by the Russian government contributed in any decisive way to Trump's win over Clinton."

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LIES out of both sides - of the media mouth


Here's how to make sure anti-Semitic white supremacist Steve ...
Huffington Post-Dec 13, 2016
The 2016 presidential election has not happened yet and there's still time to prevent Steve Bannon from ever setting up office in The West Wing ...
/ 2 /
Inside the Jared Kushner-Steve Bannon Bromance
Vanity Fair-Jan 9, 2017
On its face, the burgeoning bromance between Jared Kushner and Stephen Bannon, the incoming senior counsel for Donald Trump, seems to ...
/ 3 /
Mr. Kushner, an orthodox Jew, has also made an unlikely ally of Mr. Bannon, an icon of the closed-borders nationalist movement. When Mr. Bannon, a former Breitbart executive, came under attack from Democrats after he was appointed to a White House role, Mr. Kushner assured allies that he had complete faith in Mr. Bannon and described him as a man of character.
How does this work?
The media would have you believe that Bannon is a dangerous anti-semite,
and yet he has a "bromance" with Trump's dangerous Jewish son-in-law??
Which one is it? Does he love or hate Jews too much?
Maybe he's just normal, and when the spin one way did not work, they spin the other way was tried.
That's typical LIE-STREAM action

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RIP: The 4th Estate - per Gerald Celente



The daily newspaper dies in 2017.

Don’t read one anyway? Why should you care?
For nearly a century, fat-staffed newsrooms, populated with reporter-class curmudgeons who questioned authority at every turn and made it their life’s mission to expose the bad guys, set the agenda for public discourse.
Back then, broadcast outlets didn’t have the staffing, investigative chops or clout the print world did.
Over the years, more expedient media – radio, TV, cable and now digital outlets – and a far less patient audience whacked newspapers’ laborious printing processes that accommodated tedious layers of fact-checking, editor scrutiny and other exercises in thoughtfulness.

What is news?
Today, information fragments – whether sound bites on broadcast news or Twitter firestorms between news sources and media – now pass as news. “The masses,” as Gerald Celente says, “are headline-strong and knowledge-empty.
But what stands out in 2017 is the perfect storm that’s been raking over the so-called mainstream media this autumn.
Poll after poll show trust rates well below 10 percent. Then, the “mainstream” get the presidential race all wrong, driving barely detectable positive sentiment deeper into the mud.
But there’s more that unfolded in the fall of 2016.
The financial fundamentals of media – print, digital and broadcast outlets largely owned by one of six mega corporations – hit lows not seen since the economy’s fall in 2008-09. Declining revenue is triggering layoffs and massive expense reductions. They’ll continue in early 2017.

Sinking revenue
Second- and third-quarter 2016 revenue for all major newspaper companies is dramatically down – from 12 to 18 percent. That necessitated rounds of layoffs at The New York Times; News Corp., which includes The Wall Street Journal; Gannett, America’s biggest newspaper company; and many others.
The across-the-board bad news prompted staffing cutbacks, merged operations and reductions in published space allocated for news by those companies and others.
The industry is closing in on a decade of dramatic cutbacks in reporting and editing power. According to estimates from The American Society of News Editors and Poynter Institute, those reductions add up to about half of all newsroom jobs being eliminated in less than 10 years.

TREND FORECAST: Expect dramatic shifts to begin early in 2017. National and metro newspapers, as well as smaller newspapers, will aggressively cut space for news to save costs. Print-publication frequency will reduce. The daily newspaper – as we know it today as something you hold in your hand and page through – will fade.
Investigative and in-depth reporting will become even more scant. That will leave the door wide open for unprofessional, poorly resourced and purely biased media to produce shoddy, untrustworthy reporting disguised as legitimate and in-depth.

The truth will be harder to find.

And when upstart or existing alternative-news sites begin to make news, the mainstream media, taking their last breaths, will label it “fake news.”


> source: http://trendsresearch.com/stories/4-RIP-THE-4th-ESTATE,4705




Piper Pilot

I could not believe the NY Sunday Times on the weekend before he election. NINE hostile Trump make believe articles, and so brazen! I usually get the NY Post and the Times, assuming that the truth is somewhere in the middle. That was the last NY times I will ever purchase!


GERALD - This is your opportunity! Create a web page similar to the Drudge Report, and provide links to the stories you tell us about on the daily Trends in the News. You do the business and financial areas, and let Drudge do the normal news. Many of the publications you tell us about, no one even knows about. Drudge makes good money with it, and so can you. I think you can hire a college kid to simply place the links on the web page. This would also allow us to read the full article as opposed to putting pressure on you for a fast summary.


The "fourth estate" is done. We used to rely on them to keep the government under some kind of observation. Now they are simply working for the politicians!

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Whom can you trust? If anyone


People need to pay attention to what alternative media sites they use. We know they aren't all legit anyway, but with the influence of the MSM slipping away I'd expect TPTB to focus more efforts on alternative media, spinning their lies on news sites that are supposed to be providing truth.


Yeah. good point.

Sites like Infowars or VT or CoastToCoast or whatever, might get fed misinformation, or even be co-opted.

(And honest people, like Mike Rivero or myself?, can get fooled sometimes) but many of these Alternative websites are run by people who are not for sale, and want to to their best to get accurate information out. So you may have a better chance with them than you do with the known-Spin machines sites. The thing to do is use your own discernment and cross-check info on various sites you may trust. This will serve you better tahn simply by the lies pumped out by MSM to project the NWO agenda.


I do hope that my own track record tackling some pretty strange and complex material over a number of years will win some credibility for GEI / Acore.

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Mike Rivero, Laundering Propaganda of Trump's Russian prostitutes


Published on Jan 13, 2017

Michael Rivero of What Really Happened.com sets the record straight. He explains how an obviously made-up story about Donald Trump hiring Russian prostitutes to defile a bed in a hotel room bed in Moscow was transformed into something that was taken seriously. If only by the Corporate-controlled media who hate Donald Trump. The answer was, to LAUNDER the propaganda story.
Some of Mike's comments:
"What is your job, if not to verify news you want to publish...
"The Corporate media has egg all over its faces. But now, Fox is defending CNN....
"We all know what money laundering is... With propaganda too, you run can run it through what is thought to be a reliable source to make it seem like it is genuine and not made up."
In the case of the fake news of Russian prostitutes, Senator John McCain was used to launder the made up story.


Mike Rivero's Website : http://WhatReallyHappened.com

WRH Podcast archives: http://www.republicbroadcastingarchives.org/category/michael-rivero/

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I Can Remember When the American "Liberals" Mocked the Media

Published on Jan 14, 2017

Seems they began trusting the legacy media around 2008 or so.


... Time to start mocking the MSM again!

They can start with THIS nonsense;


Emma Stone, Natalie Portman, and Amy Adams Perform "I Will Survive" | W Magazine


1.7 Million Views. Likes: 6,580 / Dislikes: 24,826


Maybe, just maybe ... "surviving" is the beginning of acceptance,

(I do not think any of them would have survived in Hillary H3LL)

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CNN = "The Highest and Worst form of Lying"


Supported a false narrative, using deception


Professional Liars


Carl gives some good explanations of how CNN (and their ilk) Lie, and spin


Lies of Omission

1. Cherrypicking

2. Gatekeeping

3. Wilful Ignorance

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Losing its privilege


Corporate media alarmed...
Bloggers may be included...


The incoming Trump administration is considering moving White House press briefings out of the West Wing to accommodate more than the “Washington media elite,” President-elect Donald Trump’s press secretary said.

“This is about greater accessibility, more people in the process,” Sean Spicer said Sunday on Fox News Channel’s “Media Buzz.” Involving more people, including bloggers and others who aren’t from the mainstream media, “should be seen as a welcome change,” he said.

Spicer and other Trump officials said no decisions had been made.

Their comments followed a report Saturday by Esquire, citing unidentified officials from the transition team, that the new administration may move the press corps out of the main White House building altogether because of antagonism between Trump and the media.

. . .

It was not clear on Sunday whether the administration’s idea to relocate the White House press corps might extend to evicting reporters from their office space. “That hasn’t been determined,” Mr. Priebus told Chuck Todd on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” Later, on ABC’s “This Week,” Mr. Priebus said, “The only thing that’s been discussed is whether or not the initial press conferences are going to be in that small press room.”

Few presidents relish sharing their home with reporters who are responsible for questioning their every move. But journalists have been granted space in the White House since the William McKinley administration, and their presence as the public’s representative is seen as a potent symbol of a president’s willingness to be held to account.

Sean Spicer, the incoming White House press secretary, issued a statement on Sunday that did not address the issue of a dedicated work space. “While no decisions have been made, there is enormous interest in covering Donald Trump,” he wrote. “The current briefing room only has 49 seats, so we have looked at rooms within the White House to conduct briefings that have additional capacity.”

. . .

Talk radio hosts and bloggers could be invited to official White House press briefings once the Trump administration takes office, under a highly irregular proposal being floated that may also remove briefings from the West Wing.

“There’s a lot of talk radio and bloggers and people that can’t fit in right now and maybe don’t have a permanency because they’re not part of the Washington elite media,” Spicer said, “but to allow them an opportunity to ask the press secretary or the president a question is a positive thing. It’s more democratic.”


(David Seaman and Styx in the front row?

CNN in the back row, next to the toilets?)

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Virgil: Donald Trump vs. the Main Stream Media:

The President-elect is Beating the Press, But More Combat Is Coming



by Virgil17 Jan 2017

First of Two Parts…

Most members of the Main Stream Media like to think of themselves as peace-loving. And so, as part of their mellow feelings toward the planet, MSM-ers enjoy shopping at Whole Foods; indeed, many are so refined in their thinking that they are vegans. So of course they support gun control, oppose the death penalty and the Pentagon budget, and pride themselves on voting for pro-“peace” candidates. And yet when it comes right down to it, in their own line of work, they are plenty militant, even warlike. And that goes double if the target is Donald Trump.


Yes, if Trump is in the picture, then journos easily slip into the language, and the thinking, of combat and war. This makes sense, because, for better or for worse, the vocabulary of fighting suffuses everyday speech, and “nice” reporters are no exception. In particular, when humans wish to organize themselves to do something, they tend to adopt military forms; the word “campaign,” for example, was used to describe military operations long before it was used to describe political operations.


A case in point is the headline that appeared in the hard-copy of the January 13 edition of The New York Times: “Outgunned, Outmaneuvered and in Need of a Game Plan.” Later, perhaps at the prodding of gun-control groups, that headline was softened to, “As Trump Berates News Media, a New Strategy Is Needed to Cover Him” Still, the word “strategy” is there in the header, reaching, as it does, deep into military history.

We might pause to note that the piece was written by the Times’ media columnist, Jim Rutenberg, who, from his lofty journalistic perch, has emerged as the dean of anti-Trump press-punditry. Back in August, Rutenberg wrote that it was time for journalists to junk the idea of being unbiased about Trump and instead move “closer to being oppositional.” Translated, reporters should now feel liberated to call Trump any name they can think of, including liar—and the MSM has done just that, of course, with gusto.

More recently, in that January 13 column, Rutenberg warned his readers that Trump, “a master media manipulator,” was winning the battle against the press. That is, the President-elect had been using his power to “expertly delegitimize the news media,” thus changing the subject from his own record to the media’s record. Seeing a serious problem as a result, Rutenberg added:

The news media remains an unwitting accomplice in its own diminishment as it fails to get a handle on how to cover this new and wholly unprecedented president.

Could Trump really be doing all that? It sure looks that way. After all, if the MSM is waging war on Trump, Trump is also waging war on the MSM. Indeed, we might add, Trump is doing a better job—he’s winning. And why is he winning? Because he’s smarter and tougher.

Most obviously, there’s Trump’s Twitter feed, which now numbers 20 million followers. As he has said, possessing an audience that big is like owning The New York Times, only without the financial losses. Moreover, including all forms of social media, his audience totals some 50 million. And yet even that big number understates his impact, because his messages always echo in the news. It’s fair to say that even before Trump is inaugurated as president, he has proven that when he wants to get a point across, everyone in the country gets it.


So here we might be tempted to interpolate the wisdom of the ancient Chinese military strategist Sun Tzu, who declared, “He will win who, prepared himself, waits to take the enemy unprepared.” And Trump has been prepared.

And yes, sheer gumption matters, too. It was Trump the man who stared down Megyn Kelly, the Pope, all his Republican rivals, and Hillary Clinton. And most recently, Trump won the confrontation over the “dirty dossier,” the passel of allegations leaked by the “Intelligence Community” last week and published, in all its inglorious non-detail detail, by BuzzFeed.

. . .

Needless to say, this turn of events has been disturbing to diehard Trump haters such as Rutenberg. As he wrote to his brothers and sisters in the Fourth Estate, the next time they were going to do battle with Trump, they had to have a stronger plan. And speaking of the MSM as a whole, Rutenberg added, “It better figure things out, fast, because it has found itself at the edge of the cliff.”


In the meantime, amidst the MSM disarray, Trump is still on the offensive. Here’s the headline from the January 15 New York Times: Trump Team Considers Moving Press Corps, Alarming Reporters.” That is, the Trump communications shop is considering a plan to move the White House press corps from its current location in the West Wing to the Eisenhower Executive Office Building. In the words of Sean Spicer, the incoming White House press secretary:

While no decisions have been made, there is enormous interest in covering Donald Trump. The current briefing room only has 49 seats, so we have looked at rooms within the White House to conduct briefings that have additional capacity.

Spicer makes a good point: In a country of 320 million people, plus the rest of the world, why should just 49 individuals get the privilege of sitting in on press briefings? Why not move to a location that would enable more reporters to participate? Isn’t that what freedom is all about?


> more: http://www.breitbart.com/big-journalism/2017/01/17/virgil-donald-trump-vs-main-stream-media-president-elect-beating-press-combat-coming/


When the Leftist Scvm Media decided to "become oppositional", they made themselves the enemy.

Certainly, since We-the-people voted for Trump, and elected him as president, we are on the side of Truth and Justice,

and so we should be fully justified in turning any of their actions and tactics back on them.

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WH MOVE: "Right now, we are working through the logistics"


Sean Spicer: John Lewis' Remarks On Donald Trump Are Disappointing | Morning Joe | MSNBC

Published on Jan 16, 2017

Incoming WH Press Secretary Sean Spicer discusses the future of the WH press corps, health care and the Twitter feud between Donald Trump and Rep. John Lewis.

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Jon Stewart Liebowitz wanted Tucker Carlson TO STOP


"Stop hurting America"

Tucker Carlson embarrasses John Stewart On Cross-Fire


What happened?

Carlson has a prime time slot with a growing audience.

Liebowitz is off the air, in the wilderness somewhere, replaced by a round-headed Obama look-alike

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LA Times still publishing propaganda rather than news


they seem to be stuck regarding Trump as a TARGET rather than as a turnaround artist


President Trump will be a boon and a challenge for the cable news business
President-elect Donald Trump speaks during a VIP reception and dinner with donors. (Evan Vucci / AP)

Cable news networks had reason to feel bittersweet about the end of 2016 as Donald Trump’s historic campaign for the White House drove their ratings to record levels. But in the days leading up to his inauguration as the 45th president of the United States, Trump’s continuing love-hate relationship with them is providing a compelling sequel.

CNN, Fox News and MSNBC have seen a surprising surge in their audience levels this month as they report in real time on the unpredictable saga of Trump, who can dictate their programming day with his Twitter account.

After Trump takes the oath of office Friday, they will be covering a president whose distrust and ridicule of the media is unlike anything they have seen from a commander in chief.

While it’s apparent Trump’s combative nature is lifting viewer interest, the uncharted territory of his presidency is likely to test the journalistic spine of the organizations as well.


He is the most ripe target for legitimate journalistic investigation that’s come along in decades. — Jonathan Klein, veteran TV news executive

“He is the most ripe target for legitimate journalistic investigation that’s come along in decades because of how he so blatantly positions himself as a rule breaker and a game changer, a guy that challenges orthodoxy,” said Jonathan Klein, a veteran TV news executive who was president of CNN from 2004 to 2010. “The real journalists out there must be licking their chops about the opportunity to investigate all that.”

Frank Sesno, a former CNN Washington bureau chief and director of the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, said the unprecedented nature of an outsized personality such as Trump entering the White House without any government experience or clear ideological road map makes it “a time of purpose” for cable news.

“The conversation has never been more important and the national mood more unsettled, certainly not in decades,” Sesno said.

As a result, an expected post-election downturn in cable news ratings hasn’t happened. Ratings leader Fox News is up 24% this month compared with January 2016, when the presidential primary season was kicking into high gear. CNN has gained 15% in viewership, while MSNBC has increased 36% during the same time period, according to Nielsen data.

“It’s like the campaign never ended,” said one cable news producer who spoke on the condition of anonymity.

Cable networks seem to be doubling down. CNN anticipated depending more on series programming in 2017. But with Trump’s arrival, its added more contributors to its political team that was already augmented for the 2016 campaign. Among the new hires is Washington Post reporter David Fahrenthold, who distinguished himself last year with his investigations of Trump's charitable foundation.

MSNBC’s liberal-leaning prime-time anchors have seen a ratings surge as they provide a nightly campfire for shocked Hillary Clinton voters anxious about the new administration. The channel has also made its dogged campaign correspondent Katy Tur, a frequent target of Trump’s ire, a daily daytime anchor for the first 100 days of the new administration.

Fox News has capitalized on the surprise GOP victory by adding conservative commentator Tucker Carlson at 9 p.m. to replace Megyn Kelly, who was more critical in her coverage of Trump than the network’s other prime-time anchors. The move offered its core audience of Republican viewers a full block of politically right-leaning commentary programs in prime time. A Pew Research Study said 40% of Trump voters received their election news from Fox.

Carlson told The Times recently that he doesn’t intend to be a cheerleader for Trump or anyone else, and that he will focus on the incoming president’s policies rather than his bombastic rhetoric.

“He’s so florid and so mesmerizing and interesting or appalling, depending on your point of view,” Carlson said. “He’s just so big as a presence that he tends to obscure what he’s saying.”

No matter which way viewers lean politically, their intense interest isn’t likely to subside any time soon.

“Once the public is satisfied that the world is not going to end and a nuclear war is not going to break out or that civil unrest isn’t going to erupt across the country they may reduce their viewing,” Klein said. “But in the first month of the Trump administration they will be sitting at the edge of their seats.”

During the primary season, some critics saw CNN -- which tries to stay in the middle lane between its politically leaning competitors -- as being too accommodating to Trump during the campaign because of his audience appeal. CNN President Jeff Zucker was highly attuned to Trump’s audience appeal, having put the real estate mogul’s reality show “The Apprentice” on NBC.

But CNN has covered the incoming Trump administration aggressively, scoring a major scoop with its report that the President-elect had been briefed by intelligence officials about unverified allegations in a dossier that the Russians had compromising personal information about him.

“They were clear about what their reporting was, why they did it, and what they did and did not do,” Klein said. “They were aggressive in defending their actions.”

The network gave strong support to its correspondent Jim Acosta after an angry Trump refused to call on him at a news conference and incorrectly accused the network’s report as being “fake news.” Insiders at CNN say privately they have been energized by the powerful effect of the dossier story, which has since been confirmed by the FBI


> more http://www.latimes.com/business/hollywood/la-fi-ct-cnn-trump-20170116-story.html

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TRUMP Adm (administration) is on "a war footing" with the Lie-Stream Media


Howard Kurtz on Sean Spicer's vow to hold press accountable


"There were hours and hours of uncritical coverage of the Women's march."


I hope Trump-Adm wins, and puts the Liars like these out of business:


CNN Reporters and Anchors Call Out Donald Trump and sean spicer as Liars


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HOW TO WIN the Media Wars


Kellyanne Conway to Chuck Todd: "we need to rethink our relationship with the media"


Mike Rivero of WRH picks this up and has suggestions:


MP3 : http://media.blubrry.com/rbn/p/content.blubrry.com/rbn/stream_2017-01-23_160000.mp3


"they can deny access to the White House, an stop giving automatic interviews to the MSM,

while giving more access to the Independent media"

"The MSM has gotten rich off access, and they now take this for granted."

It should not be the exclusive right of the mostly hostile Lie-Stream Media

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accountability is a two-way street


Trump White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer blasts the media at first press conference


here's the thing:

if the lie-stream media thinks the big story is: how do we get rid of trump, they do not belong in the white house.

but if they think the story really is how can we work together to make america, they do belong there

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SPICER's WAR : Defending his boss (Trump) while getting the Message out


Working towards a healthy Two-way Street

The MSM is so quick to call A LIE anything they disagree with, or does not fit their programmed narrative


"It is a WAR of the Big Pictures:


+ The Lie-Stream Media thinks the main story now is about how to pull down Trump, and who is doing that,

+ The Honest media, like Fox and many independent outlets thinks the Big story is about how to work with the Trump administration to make America better.

Spicer's job is to undermine the Lie-Stream Media, and get rid of some of them, while aiming to convert a few of the LSM over to becoming honest. We-the-People are rooting for him and Sean Hannity"

> source: youtube



After a Tour, Hannity interviews:

Sean Spicer on the predisposition in the media to undermine Trump

Published on Jan 24, 2017

On 'Hannity,' the White House press secretary explains how he plans on handling the mainstream media


Jan. 24th Briefing / Press Conference:


Alternative source - has 30mins+ delay

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ABC wants to restrict access to their interview with President Trump


- and worse yet, force everyone to DELETE the interview after Feb. 1st !


Live Coverage of Trumps First White House Video Announced: Analysis of ABC


"we have a right to cover this!"

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