By Kristine Marsh | August 17, 2016 | 4:36 PM EDT

On CNN New Day Wednesday morning, Chris Cuomo brought up the video of Sylville Smith’s sister, calling for violence in the suburbs getting widespread attention, though the initial part of her message calling for nonviolence in their community, was. “That part of the bite was not widely used,” Cuomo said, conveniently leaving out that CNN was the one who left out the rest of the soundbite, initially.

By Curtis Houck | August 16, 2016 | 8:38 PM EDT

Vox was, well, being Vox on Monday morning as criminal justice and LGBTQ writer German Lopez ruled in a piece entitled “Riots are destructive, dangerous, and scary — but can lead to serious social reforms” that he doesn’t condone destruction of property like what was seen in Baltimore, Ferguson, and Milwaukee, but there are benefits from “a serious attempt” by rioters to “forc[e] change after years of neglect by politicians, media, and the general public.”

 

By Sarah Stites | August 16, 2016 | 2:10 PM EDT

“Protest” is a popular word these days, especially when it downplays reality.

Following the violence in Milwaukee last weekend, ABC’s World News Tonight used the words “protest(er)” seven times, but used “riot” only when describing police gear. CBS and NBC each used “riot(er)” once, but also preferred “protest(er),” even though what they described and portrayed amounted to obvious rioting. 

By Bruce Bookter | August 15, 2016 | 10:55 PM EDT

Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton landed the cover of the most recent issue of GQ, and what he says in the article has put him in the crosshairs of the leftist sports media.Speaking on the subject of race, Newton rejected the notion that criticism of him is fueled by the racism of fans. Saying, “it’s not about race,” and that “we’re beyond that as a nation.”

ESPN did not take this well.

By Kristine Marsh | August 15, 2016 | 4:31 PM EDT

In a classic case of media bias by omission, CNN Monday took extra care to leave out a crucial part of their reports on the Milwaukee police shooting. After a black police officer fatally shot Sylville Smith Sunday, after he refused to put down his gun, riots and violence ensued in the city. Smith’s family was eager to talk to the media and his sister Sherelle had a message that should have been covered and condemned by the media. Instead, CNN decided to air her words but curtail them before they became controversial.

By Curtis Houck | August 15, 2016 | 3:36 PM EDT

On Friday, the far-left site Vox was on display in trying to ruin the Olympics viewing experience as writer Todd VanDerWerff ruined his otherwise reasonable complaints about NBC’s tape-delayed coverage with short, pathetic riffs about the country’s Olympic broadcaster focusing too much on Team USA, no foreign journalist on the broadcast team for the opening ceremony, and claims that black athletes like Gabby Douglas have been ignored. 

 

By Tom Johnson | August 12, 2016 | 9:06 PM EDT

Donald Trump has, to borrow a phrase from Barack Obama, changed the trajectory of the GOP, contended Talking Points Memo editor and publisher Marshall in a Thursday post. “The white ethno-nationalist party which Trump has brought out of the shadows and mobilized,” wrote Marshall, “is now and will continue to be the Republican party…This seems like a transformative event.” Even if “committed Trump supporters” constitute only “10% to 20%” of the party, argued Marshall, it doesn’t matter: “If Trumpism were simply a loud and radical faction within the GOP, there would be some comparable faction opposing it…But there's not. In other words, the size of the Trumpite faction within the GOP (and I'd argue it's quite large) is beside the point because it demonstrably rules the GOP.”

By Sarah Stites | August 12, 2016 | 4:10 PM EDT

White women, beware! If you like hairstyles popularized by other cultures, don’t succumb to the urge to imitate them. Doing so might burn you worse than a flat iron.

So learned reality TV star Khloe Kardashian after she posted a picture of herself with a “Bantu knot” hairdo. The fateful Instagram post, dated August 10, read “Bantu Babe” as the caption. Shortly after posting, Kardashian deleted the post and replaced it with another, whose caption read: “I like this one better.” 

By Dan Gainor | August 12, 2016 | 6:36 AM EDT

What will Huffington Post be like without its branded namesake Arianna Huffington? The left’s most-influential intersection of anti-conservative propaganda, fluff, crazy and puppy pictures needs a new boss. The founder of a site so big that it carries her name is moving on “to build Thrive Global, a new lifestyle, health and wellness site.” It’s easy to assume this new site will push her agenda that people need more sleep. (No, I’m not making this up.)

By Dylan Gwinn | August 12, 2016 | 12:04 AM EDT

As written here before, there was never any real expectation that the NFL would allow the Dallas Cowboys to wear the “Arm-in-Arm” decals on their helmets, to show support for the Dallas Police Department during the regular season.

By Walter E. Williams | August 10, 2016 | 6:21 PM EDT

One of the unavoidable consequences of youth is the tendency to think behavior we see today has always been. I'd like to dispute that vision, at least as it pertains to black people.

 

By Dylan Gwinn | August 9, 2016 | 10:44 PM EDT

It didn’t take long for the Social Justice Warriors leading the anti-Indian mascot movement to find a new focus for their campaign. The “Change the Name” crusade, to do away with the Redskins name, was crushed under the weight of a Washington Post poll, where Native Americans decisively and overwhelmingly rejected the idea that the Redskins name was a slur.