By Dustin Hurst Hurst | Watchdog.org
IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — Since 2008, President Barack Obama’s foes have criticized him as a narcissistic attention-seeker always on the lookout for his next media cameo.
Now, an unlikely source seems to have joined that chorus: National Public Radio.
A few days ago, NPR unloaded on the president and First Lady Michelle Obama for invading America’s [...]
MADISON – Within a few hours after the first shots rang out at Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn., ABC News revved up its marketing machine.Read More →
There were a lot of reporters in Michigan for the right to work protests, but not all of them got the story right.Read More →
VA: Week in review — Candidates, voting controversies and tax preferences won’t leave the state alone
By Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA — With less than three weeks to go until Election Day on Nov. 6, the intensity of the federal election frenzy is tightening its grip on Virginia.
In a supposed “voter protection effort,” a labor union sought out the names of Virginia citizens who had requested voter lists from Fairfax County [...]
Kathryn Watson | Watchdog.org Virginia Bureau
ALEXANDRIA—Newspaper editorial endorsements — like traditional media as a whole — aren’t as influential in major elections as they once were, say two Washington and New York media scholars.
There’s no single explanation. But the decline of print, the proliferation of information available online, a growing skepticism of the powerful press and [...]