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Newsmax Yanks Request For Sean Spicer To Cover WH

The Daily Beast reports: Newsmax, the conservative network where the former White House press secretary now hosts a nightly show, “formally rescinded” his WHCA application because they “already had enough people covering the White House.” Asked previously by Politico why he decided to apply in the first place, Spicer said, “I thought, why not? I cover the White House every …

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Fox Owner Murdoch Denounces “Woke Orthodoxy”

The New York Times reports: The media mogul Rupert Murdoch denounced an “awful woke orthodoxy” and declared, “I’m far from done,” while accepting a lifetime achievement award this weekend. Mr. Murdoch, 89, made the remarks in a prerecorded video shown on Saturday during a virtual event for the United Kingdom nonprofit that honored him, the Australia Day Foundation. The video …

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Legendary Talk Show Host Larry King Dies At Age 87

Rolling Stone reports: Larry King, the award-winning TV and radio host who became a household name with his long-running CNN show Larry King Live, died Saturday morning at the age of 87. “With profound sadness, Ora Media announces the death of our co-founder, host, and friend Larry King, who passed away this morning at age 87 at Cedars-Sinai Medical Center …

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Hannity Time-Travels In Attack On Biden’s “First Week”

Mediaite reports: Sean Hannity seemed eager to sum up President Joe Biden’s first week as an unmitigated disaster, so eager, in fact, that he didn’t feel it necessary for 80 percent of Biden’s first week to have actually occurred. To start off his Thursday show, the Fox News host claimed “the Biden administration is off to a very rocky start,” …

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Hannity Mocks Biden: Vax Distribution “Isn’t That Hard”

“You see that? Biden walking over and signing his COVID-19 response executive orders? Joe, it’s not that hard. You got all the vaccines from Donald Trump. Just figure out how to get them out faster and talk to your Democratic liberal governor friends and tell them to now organize who it’s going to and quickly and do it expeditiously, and …

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Newsmax Host: “I Wish Joe Biden No Success” [VIDEO]

The Daily Beast reports: Newsmax host Greg Kelly had a very difficult time coping with Joe Biden officially becoming president on Wednesday. So much so, that he essentially wished for America’s failure. The former Fox News personality, who has helped Newsmax attract disgruntled Trump supporters by happily peddling election denialism, began his program on Wednesday evening by openly hoping that …

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Biden WH Renews Subscriptions To NYT And WaPo

The Washington Post reports: President Biden’s White House has renewed subscriptions to The New York Times and The Washington Post after former President Trump canceled them out of anger over how he was portrayed. A White House source said physical copies of both papers arrived on Thursday morning, Biden’s first full day as president. Trump canceled the White House subscriptions …

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Cultist Network OANN Scrubs Site Of Dominion Stories

Business Insider reports: One America News Network has quietly scrubbed its website of references to election conspiracy theories, which could be an attempt to fend off a lawsuit from the election-technology companies it had targeted in its stories. For months, the media organization, which is allied with former President Donald Trump, has published stories about Dominion Voting Systems and perpetuated …

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Wallace: Best Inauguration Speech I’ve Ever Heard

The Daily Beast reports: Following Biden’s powerful address in which he declared “democracy has prevailed” and called upon Americans to “end this uncivil war,” the 73-year-old Wallace turned to his Fox colleagues and likened it to all the other presidential speeches he’s witnessed over the years, including that of President John F. Kennedy in 1961. “I thought this was the …

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Right Wing Site Publishes Apology And Retraction After Claiming Dominion “Conspired To Steal 2020 Election”

Just published by American Thinker: American Thinker and contributors Andrea Widburg, R.D. Wedge, Brian Tomlinson, and Peggy Ryan have published pieces on www.AmericanThinker.com that falsely accuse US Dominion Inc., Dominion Voting Systems, Inc., and Dominion Voting Systems Corporation (collectively “Dominion”) of conspiring to steal the November 2020 election from Donald Trump. These pieces rely on discredited sources who have peddled …

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CNN To Shutter Its Airport Network On March 31st

Deadline reports: CNN will cease its Airport Network, which provided news feeds to airport monitors across the country. CNN President Jeff Zucker wrote in a memo that the network would cease as of March 31. “The steep decline in airport traffic because of COVID-19, coupled with all the new ways that people are consuming content on their personal devices, has …

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Talk Radio Network Warns Hosts: Stop Saying Election Was Stolen Or You Will Be Terminated “Immediately”

The Washington Post reports: After months of stoking anger about alleged election fraud, one of America’s largest talk-radio companies has decided on an abrupt change of direction. Cumulus Media, which employs some of the most popular right-leaning talk-radio hosts in the United States, has told its on-air personalities to stop suggesting that the election was stolen from President Trump — …

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Talk Show Host Larry King Hospitalized With COVID

Los Angeles’ ABC News affiliate reports: A source close to the King family confirmed to ABC News on Saturday that famous television and radio host Larry King is currently hospitalized in Los Angeles for COVID-19. The source, close to the family, told ABC News, “Larry has fought so many health issues in the last few years and he is fighting …

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Twitter Sued Over NY Post/Hunter Biden Laptop Story

Yahoo News reports: A Delaware computer repair shop owner sued Twitter, alleging the social network defamed him by effectively labeling him a “hacker” after his business was cited as the source for info obtained from a laptop allegedly owned by Hunter Biden that served as the basis for several New York Post articles published in October. In the lawsuit, John …

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How Trump’s Filthy Mouth Coarsened Political News

Axios reports: President Trump’s brash communication style — combined with a societal shift towards streaming, where there are no regulatory restrictions on speech — has forced the entire media industry to present information in a more candid and less polished way. It’s no longer uncommon to hear cable anchors use foul language or for TV or radio personalities to make …

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Newsmax Host: Significant Chance Trump Can Still Win

“Hey, remember Joe Biden’s speech yesterday when purportedly, he clinched the Electoral College? He didn’t do too much talking. He did more coughing, it seemed like. “A small sample of the coughs, and I’m concerned because the way it’s looking for Joe, his health, I don’t think he’s gonna make it for Donald Trump’s second inauguration. “Yes, on January 20th, …

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Newsmax Finally Caves: Biden Is The President-Elect

Mediaite reports: Newsmax TV anchor John Bachman finally declared that President-elect Joe Biden is, in fact, the president-elect, marking a massive step for the ardently pro-Trump network on their path to facing the reality that President Donald Trump lost his 2020 re-election bid. “The electoral college votes are being cast today, here is video from four states, New York, New …

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Newsmax Host Melts Down: “It’s Not Over!” [VIDEO]

“It’s not over! It’s not over! Yes, there is breaking news, the Supreme Court has turned down — you can put that — yeah, go ahead, leave it up. “It’s not over, the Supreme Court did turn down the Texas case. You know by now the Attorney General of Texas was suing Pennsylvania, Georgia, Michigan, Wisconsin along with about 20 …

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Newsmax Plans Expansion Amid Anti-Fox News Furor

Reuters reports: Newsmas plans to hire more staff in the United States and London, debut a new primetime host and add more weekend programming to capitalize on post-election gains and some viewers’ discontent with Rupert Murdoch’s longtime ratings king Fox News. Aided by shout-outs from Trump on Twitter, Newsmax’s weekly primetime viewership has jumped 68% since the U.S. presidential election …

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Scarborough Sorry For Hosting Trump So Many Times

The National Review reports: Joe Scarborough, the host of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, said that he regrets hosting Donald Trump so often ahead of the 2016 election, during an episode The Realignment podcast released on Tuesday. While Scarborough stressed that he frequently pushed back on Trump in the run-up to the election, the Morning Joe host said he wished the candidate …

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