Taking Muck-Raking Journalism to New Low

When we talk about muck-raking journalism, we usually use the term as a metaphor! CBS News got a lot closer to literal. So… a Texas city councilman forgot to turn his microphone off when he stepped away to go to the restroom, and CBS News thought it “newsworthy” enough to post an article about it, with a video and audio of the event. (I will not post a link!) I have been asked what political party the councilman belonged to. Personally, I don’t care what label he wears… the only one that Read more […]

Eric Holder Aide Called CBS to Stop Sharyl Attkisson

A DOJ Government Employee Made It Her Job to Stop Sharyl Attkisson. “I”m also calling Sharryl”s editor and reaching out to [CBS news correspondent Bob] Scheiffer. She’s out of control.” Those are the words of Eric Holder’s chief press aide, Tracy Schmaler, in an email to White House Deputy Press Secretary Eric Schultz, regarding steps he planned to take to get CBS Journalist Sharyl Attkisson “under control.” The email was part of 42,000 documents released to Judicial Watch Read more […]

End The War On Drugs Or Start One On Oreos

Are you going to let “science” make you fear Oreos as something as addictive as cocaine? That is the challenge presented by this CBS story passed on by The Daily Caller without much comment. Connecticut College psychology professor Joseph Schroeder and four students studied in rats whether high fat, high sugar foods can be as addictive as drugs of abuse. The research looked at the rats’ behaviors and the effects the cookies had on their brains. “We found that the behavior they exhibited Read more […]

TV star to viewers: “Please don’t watch my show”

The “half-man” from the CBS sitcom, Two and a Half Men, released a two-part video yesterday were he recommends that viewers stop watching due to the show’s “filthy” content. The child actor, Angus T. Jones, is now 19 years old and has spent more than half of his life on the show. Jones recently became convicted by the content of the show and though he’s contractually obligated for at least one more season, he is trying to do what he can to convince viewers to change the channel when his Read more […]