Donald Trump Fired President Obama In Never-Shown GOP Convention Video

By | Wednesday September 19, 2012 @ 8:46am PDT

The GOP had to cancel the first day of its Republican National Convention last month due to the threat of Hurricane Isaac. With it went plans to show a Republican Party-produced video of Donald Trump sitting behind his desk The Apprentice-style and giving the business to a man … Read More »

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Clint Eastwood’s RNC Speech “A Great Thrill,” Mitt Romney Says

By | Monday September 10, 2012 @ 9:51am PDT

A week and a half after Oscar-winner Clint Eastwood‘s appearance at the Republican National Convention, Mitt Romney finally admitted he enjoyed the spectacle. “I was laughing at Clint Eastwood. Look, to have him get … Read More »

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Fox News Wins Overall GOP & DNC Convention Coverage

By | Friday September 7, 2012 @ 12:23pm PDT

Over six days of primetime political party coverage, Fox News Channel has come out on top among the networks and its cable news rivals. In the 10-11 PM ET hour, according to Nielsen, Fox pulled in an average of 5.33 million viewers over the three nights of the Republican National Convention and the three nights of the Democratic National Convention. Fox News’ closest competitor was NBC, which garnered an average audience of 5.03 million. However, NBC’s numbers are averaged over five nights, not six. The numbers don’t include anything from Wednesday for NBC as the network aired the NFL season opener instead. Read More »

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Fox News Gives Free Rides To Conventioneers

Fox News ChannelInstead of hosting lounges at the Republican and Democratic conventions, Fox News Channel has been providing free rides to delegates and other conventioneers. Advertising Age reports the network provided cab service in Charlotte … Read More »

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Comedy Central Tops Fox, MSNBC & CNN’s GOP Convention Coverage In Key Demos

By | Tuesday September 4, 2012 @ 2:25pm PDT

The fake news shows beat the real news at the GOP convention in Tampa last week. Among the adults 18-34, men 18-34 and men 18-24 demographics, Comedy Central‘s The Daily Show With Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report were more viewed and higher-rated than Fox News, CNN and MSNBC in the 11 PM-midnight time slot. Among adults 18-34, Comedy Central pulled in a 0.8 rating and 450,000 viewers compared to FNC’s 0.59 and 329,000 viewers during the hour. MSNBC got a 0.29 rating and 158,000 viewers while CNN had 0.26 and 146,000 viewers.

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UPDATE: CNN Camera-Woman Says Convention Incident Should Be Wake-Up Call: Report

By | Thursday August 30, 2012 @ 4:55pm PDT

UPDATE THURSDAY 4:55 PM: The CNN camerawoman who was pelted with peanuts by attendees at the GOP Convention in Tampa yesterday has told Journal-isms that she was not surprised by the incident and that it should serve as a wake-up call to black people. “This is Florida, … Read More »

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Yahoo Fires Newsman For “Inappropriate” Romney Comment Caught On Open Mic

By | Wednesday August 29, 2012 @ 1:14pm PDT

Yahoo News has fired Washington bureau chief David Chalian for saying that GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney and his wife Ann were “not concerned at all” about African Americans suffering because of Hurricane Isaac. “They’re happy … Read More »

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MPAA Gives Thumbs Up To GOP On Platform Piracy Stance

The Motion Picture Association of America, lead by former Connecticut Democratic Senator Chris Dodd, approves of what the Republicans have to say about protecting intellectual property and internet freedom in their party platform. The GOP platform, … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: NBC Wins Tuesday GOP Convention Coverage, ‘MasterChef’ On Fire, ‘America’s Got Talent’ Dips

By | Wednesday August 29, 2012 @ 9:07am PDT

It was Ann Romney’s turn on center stage on television last night but it was NBC that got the convention bounce. While ABC, CBS and NBC all simultaneously broadcast live the speeches of the … Read More »

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