MEDIA

Breitbart Hit by Mass Advertiser Exodus for Promoting Racist, Sexist Content

Breitbart, the hard-right news service once headed by White House Chief Counsel Steve Bannon, is facing an advertiser exodus in the face of growing opposition to the site’s promotion of racist and misogynistic content. More than 800 advertisers worldwide have abandoned the site, according to reports. Under Bannon’s tenure the Web site frequently published stories that promoted the so-called “alt-right,” the conservative movement associated with the Ku Klux Klan, neo-Nazis and other far-right hate groups.... Read More...

Major Media Drop Ball on Trump Russia Ties, Cowed by Right-Wing Media Bashing

Donald Trump’s ties to Russia is the biggest story of the 2016 election and perhaps the biggest political story since the Nixon administration Watergate scandal. But the major media was nowhere to be found when the Trump scandal was cracked wide open by a pop culture Web site. BuzzFeed, the online “new media” pop culture site, was the first to publish a series documents prepared by a retired British intelligence agent detailing explosive allegations about Trump’s deep involvement with Russia and the Kremlin’s efforts to blackmail him.... Read More...

FBI Election Dirty Tricks More Serious, Less Scrutinized Than Russian Hacking

The Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) unprecedented level of election dirty tricks is getting far less scrutiny from the media and lawmakers than the Russian email hacking scandal, even though the rogue agency poses a more serious threat to nation. The nation’s premiere law enforcement agency is supposed to be non-partisan and above politics. But it was anything but in the presidential election.... Read More...

Steve Bannon Won’t Be Appearing on a Kellogg’s Cereal Box Anytime Soon

White House Chief strategist Steven Bannon, who previously ran Breitbart News, won’t be seeing his face on a Kellogg’s cereal box anytime soon. The massive food manufacturing company said today it’s pulling all of its ads from the hard-right propaganda outlet. The maker of such well-known cereals as Corn Flakes, Raisin Bran and Rice Krispies cited Breitbart’s promotion of racist, anti-Semitic, and misogynistic content as the reason for the move.... Read More...