Tag: media bias

Can Black Female Reporters Deliver The Hard-Hitting East Wing Reportage Americans Crave?

Throughout the history of American journalism, reporters have upheld one vital standard: asking the tough questions and holding to account the most powerful person in the nation, which is to say, the First Lady. But is our national legacy...

What Is With All This ‘War Reporting,’ Anyhow?

Ladies and dudes, it's Joe the Plumber, reporting from Sderot, Israel! And ... wow. This miserable slob can't even bother to put on a collared shirt when he does his "reporting," which is really just bitching about how he...

Media Standoff! Press (Almost) Boycotts Sarah Palin At The U.N.

That gal with the lipstick is going to meet with Important World Leaders at the UN today, so naturally the McCain campaign did not want any reporters anywhere near that disaster. They said, "OK all you press organizations can...

Olbermann and Matthews’ Reign Of Terror At MSNBC Finally Over

Due to not watching much teevee your Wonkette editors were generally spared the spectacular series of meltdowns Chris Matthews and Keith Olbermann enjoyed during the conventions, but we understand it was pretty nuts: catty hand gestures and bickering like...

McCain Guru Steve Schmidt Furious That Press Are So Mean To Palin By Asking Simple Questions

Remember that time (pictured above, for your viewing pleasures!) Campbell Brown was unforgivably rude to Tucker Bounds by asking him what Sarah Palin had ever actually done as commander of the Alaskan National Guard? Why, it was almost as...

Andrea Mitchell Is Definitely A Shill For Either The Democrats Or The Republicans

Someday Andrea Mitchell will publish her memoirs and it will be the most rollicking account of a sassy girl reporter navigating our nation's halls of power since Barbara Walters' book came out. It will be all about crazy three-ways...

Why Isn’t John McCain One Million Points Ahead In Every Poll?

Oooh, it's TROUBLING NEWS on the McCain front. Despite every conceivable advantage in news coverage this week, he has steadfastly refused to budge from his squatting position at the bottom of the polls. Why hasn't John McCain capitalized on...

Press To John McCain: ‘Sack Up’

Reporters are a lot like common housecats: they laze around until they see some shiny thing, which they toy with for two minutes before going back to vomiting and sleeping on your clean laundry. (Bloggers are a lot like...

John McCain Complains About Media Love For Another Candidate With Gay Song Contest

Sweet criminy, did Juan McCain send out a hot e-mail this morning or what: "It's pretty obvious that the media has a bizarre fascination with Barack Obama. Some may even say it's a love affair. We want you to...

McCain Resentful That Press Has New, Hotter Girlfriend

For 400 glorious years, John McCain has gotten daily handjobs from the national press corps because he lets them sit in the back of the bus with him while he dispenses salty bons mots and makes inappropriate jokes. But...

Gossip Roundup: Four More Years of Dick?