A look at the Wheeling Intelligencer’s coverage and celebration of the Trump Administration’s override of the Clean Power Plan
National coverage --- editing an AP report
The front page headline of this morning's Wheeling Intelligencer reads:
Trump Administration To Get Rid of Obama's Clean Power Plan
and what follows is the first two-thirds of the AP story. Of course, what was dropped tells another story that local readers don't need to read:
Despite . . .
Today’s editorial comes out against sexual assault but ignores recent actions by Trump’s education department
This morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial on sexual assault, ”Keeping Campus Safe for Women,” uses a recent increase in sexual assault at Ohio State University to argue that the university needs to act:
If the risk to women has . . .
From the Think Progress:
The White House announced Thursday that President Donald Trump has officially nominated Andrew Wheeler, a former coal lobbyist, to be deputy administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Until recently, Wheeler was a registered lobbyist for Murray Energy; he de-registered as a lobbyist on August 11, . . .
Our local “newspapers” continue their anti-gun control crusade
Putting words in the mouths of local police officials
As I’ve written on a number of occasions, most newspaper readers read only the headlines and the headline on Tuesday’s front page article tells us:
Wheeling Police: More Gun Restrictions Wouldn’t Have Stopped Las Vegas Massacre
Most of what is in the article is an explanation of the . . .
(Just wondering -- does anybody there actually read the editorials before they are published?)
The lead editorial in this afternoon’s Wheeling News-Register, “Wait For Facts On Mass Killing,” counsels us to wait for more information before we draw any conclusion about the Las Vegas massacre. The opening sentence tells us:
The only conclusion shocked Americans should draw in the immediate aftermath of the of the horrifying massacre in . . .
Hint: It isn't San Juan and the interviewer is not Rachael Maddow
Answers: Morgantown, West Virginia and Sean Hannity
From USA Today:
Fox News host Sean Hannity, an unabashed backer and die-hard defender of the commander-in-chief, will get an exclusive interview Wednesday with Trump in West Virginia, the network announced Saturday.
The interview will take place in front of an audience at Metropolitan . . .
Posted in: trump presidency
A recurring series that will chronicle WV's Republican senatorial primary
Fresh off its win in Alabama, Bannon/Breitbart backs Morrisey's candidacy
After opposing President Trump's and Mitch McConnell's candidate and winning with the far-right Judge Roy Moore, Steve Bannon has moved on to other primary races including one in West Virginia. The Hill reports:
A source familiar with Bannon's plans . . .