April 2, 2017

NY Times’s Steinhauer Commits Two Serious Errors in Covering Abortion Funding Vote

Reporter Jennifer Steinhauer has been at the New York Times since 1989, and has been covering Congress since 2010. Despite her decades of experience, she committed two horribly ignorant errors in her Thursday coverage of the Senate’s vote to undo an Obama administration rule which had prevented states from “blocking funding for family planning clinics that also provide abortions.”

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Fox & Friends Notes Press Apathy Over Visits to Obama’s White House

A Wednesday Fox & Friends segment exposed the glaring double standard the establishment press has shown in its treatment of California Representative Devin Nunes’s visit to White House grounds, i.e., not the White House itself, to view intelligence information. Meanwhile, hundreds of visits to actual high-up White House officials and to the President himself during the Obama administration, including many by the Russian ambassador himself, as well as people who would appear to have had underhanded reasons for visiting, got little or no notice.

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Sunday Off-Topic (Moderated) Open Thread (040217)

Filed under: Lucid Links — Tom @ 6:00 am

This open thread is meant for commenters to post on items either briefly noted below (if any) or otherwise not covered at this blog. Rules are here.