Tag: Media

Biased mainstream media again misuses science to paint sensible Sweden as reckless gamblers – here is why they are wrong

Sweden has found that just 7.3 percent of Stockholmers have antibodies for coronavirus, despite the country’s laissez-faire handling of the outbreak. The mainstream media think this proves them right. It doesn’t. Just last week, I criticized a piece of reportage in the Guardian, that grand old publication, for its remedial understanding of coronavirus. They are at…

‘I never said it was a Hoax!’ Trump unloads on media in fiery rant, says coronovirus briefings ‘not worth the time and effort'

US President Donald Trump has fired off a scathing broadside at mainstream media, accusing them of peddling a false claim that he branded coronavirus a “hoax,” while calling Covid-19 briefings a time spent in vain. “What is the purpose of having White House News Conferences when the Lamestream Media asks nothing but hostile questions, &…

How Bill Belichick trolled the media at NFL draft

Well, we have a new meme. Bill Belichick takes a certain joy — if Belichick actually experiences that emotion — in making things tough on the media. So when ESPN cut to Belichick’s draft room (in quarantine times, it looked like his kitchen), it was fitting that Belichick was nowhere to be seen. But his…

Biden riding high as the media pronounce him unstoppable

I’ll be brief. In the spirit of Joe Biden now giving seven-minute speeches—the better to limit possible gaffes—I will be as terse as possible in assessing the Democratic race. I won’t say it’s over. The reason is that too many people in my profession declared Biden a dead man walking in what now looks like…

Foreign media ‘didn’t miss the slightest opportunity’ to keep people from voting in nationwide election – Iran’s supreme leader

Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei took aim at foreign media outlets, claiming they did their utmost to “discourage” Iranians from voting this Friday in the parliamentary election. “This negative propaganda began a few months ago and grew closer to the elections,” the supreme leader proclaimed on Sunday. “In the last two days, citing [the danger…