“All that the people require in order to arrive at proper conclusions is light and information.”
And the Intelligencer provides neither
It's the Intelligencer's anniversary and so it's time for them to tell us how great they are. Here are the two highlights from their annual self-congratulatory editorial:
Now more than ever, The Intelligencer strives to be the reliable, accurate provider of information for our readers.
As Monday's . . .
An Ogden conflict of interest?
Of course not, just two editorials looking out for their readers' best interests
I know that you've seen them in your local West Virginia newspaper (Ogden or otherwise). They are large ads, paid for by the Department of Environmental Protection and usually found in the classified section that detail certain kinds of air pollution permits. Ken Ward, Jr. in an article in this morning's . . .
Posted in: charleston gazetteintelligencer editorialnews-register editorialwheeling newspaper ethics
Will Wheeling "newspapers" ever condemn Trump for his anti-Muslim comments?
The biggest story on this morning's front page proclaimed:
Hillary & Trump Turn Up Muslim Rhetoric
The original AP article came in at 1000 words of which 400 words were dropped for the Intelligencer version -- most of what was deleted coming at the end of the article. However, the Intelligencer did cut 75 . . .
More on Capito, in-the-know West Virginians, and "the war on affordable electricity"
That didn't take long -- one day to be precise (see the last paragraph of the previous post). This morning's Intelligencer editorial is back to praising West Virginians for being smarter than everyone else and for fighting the good fight on the use of coal:
West Virginians were reminded Tuesday night of why, when it . . .
Posted in: alternative energyclimate changecoalintelligencer editorialrepublican national conventionshelley moore capitowar on coalwest virginians
Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 6 (with July 18 update)
Columnists past and future and "hanging" Hillary
Just another week of anti-Clinton messaging
Here is a list of last week's anti-Hillary Wheeling Intelligencer editorial page material:
Free Pass Given to Hillary (Thomas)
Hillary Clinton's Non-Indictment May Not Help Her (Barone)
Disqualifying, in a Sane World (Erickson)
. . .
Posted in: anti-clinton biashillary clintonintelligencer editorialwheeling intelligencerwheeling newspapers
Another contemptible editorial
With no proof, we are told that Hillary Clinton wants to "scrap the Second Amendment"
Here is the key paragraph from this morning's editorial:
Clinton has been accused of wanting to scrap the Second Amendment entirely.
Accused by whom? The NRA? How about just one source as evidence? And couldn't we see just one Clinton quotation that indicates that she wants to "scrap the Second . . .
The Intelligencer cherry-picks and distorts the facts in order to support Donald Trump
Is the problem of illegal immigration getting worse? Yes, according to this morning's Intelligencer editorial:
With the federal fiscal year only slightly more than two-thirds over, the number of illegal immigrant families coming into the United States already is higher than for all of FY 2015, according to published reports. . . .
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