Shilling for Trump
Today's News-Register editorial: Hillary's not president but she still needs to be investigated
From an editorial, "Investigate Clinton Ties to Russia, Too," in the afternoon Wheeling News-Register:
Take the big uranium deal a few years ago. It allowed Russia to gain control of about one-fifth of all uranium production capacity in the United States. The State Department - with Hillary Clinton at its head - . . .
Chutzpah and hypocrisy
A Wheeling "newspaper" lectures us (again) on civility
Last Thursday the Intellingencer published an editorial, "End Hysteria Over Politics," in which they tied the actions of James Hodgkinson to "the hysteria over Republican President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers."
Of course, comedian Kathy Griffin and Julius Caesar got mentioned. Rather than comment upon the . . .
The locals cover Trump's decision to withdraw from the Paris climate agreement
"Forget it, Jake. It's a Wheeling newspaper."
Covering the news
Editing out justification for the agreement
Last Thursday, President Trump withdrew the United States from the Paris climate agreement. On Friday morning, the Wheeling Intelligencer's coverage edited the Associated Press' report and removed the AP's explanation for why we had joined the Paris . . .
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President Trump: "My administration is putting an end to the war on coal. We’re going to have clean coal, really clean coal."
Of course, that was in March
Periodically during Obama's presidency, our local "newspapers" would offer an editorial that told us about the potential advantages of clean coal and how the Obama administration was doing everything it could to prevent its research and development. For example, from a September editorial:
But during Obama’s . . .
The missing picture from this afternoon's editorial
News-Register tells us that Trump's message to the Saudi's was clear: "Americans do not agree with discrimination against women."
President Trump, Saudi King Salman and friends attending the men-only Toby Keith concert in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.
(Source: The Hill with picture source: Getty Images)
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The locals give us yesterday's news -- tomorrow
And in the process abandon journalistic ideals like objectivity and balance
An important story about President Trump, former FBI Director James Comey, and the investigation into National Security broke yesterday afternoon. Here's the headline at 6:22 PM last evening for the first AP story that I could find on the subject:
AP source: Comey wrote in memo that President Donald Trump asked him to end . . .
Intelligencer coverage of the Trump presidency
Still keeping its readers uninformed or ill-informed
As could be expected given its importance, major U.S. newspapers made Trump's divulging of top secret and highly-classified information their top story. As Kiosko.net currently demonstrates, the Trump story is at the top of the front page and it is the headline with the largest font on each of the five newspapers featured at the top of . . .