Category: Media

Social Media Hits a New Low With the Death of Ronnie Mcnutt
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Social Media Hits a New Low With the Death of Ronnie Mcnutt

Ronnie McNutt became a celebrity overnight when his death by suicide became a viral trending topic. He died by suicide while on Facebook Live. This only proves that social media has hit an all-time low. The death of Ronnie McNutt is nothing if not tragic. The Mississippi man, a combat veteran, died by suicide while…

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Nolte: Media Attack Trump’s 3-Year-Old Grandson for Playing with Legos
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Nolte: Media Attack Trump’s 3-Year-Old Grandson for Playing with Legos

Obviously frustrated over the success of the Republican National Convention (RNC), the media are now fabricating a scandal to attack President Trump’s three-year-old grandson. Welcome to LegoGate. During her speech introducing her father at Thursday’s RNC, Ivanka Trump told the story of her three-year-old son, Joseph, building a White House out of Legos and gifting…

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Reds Social Media Accounts Post ‘Black Lives Matter,’ as Players Kneel During Anthem
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Reds Social Media Accounts Post ‘Black Lives Matter,’ as Players Kneel During Anthem

Cincinnati Reds players took part in the anthem protests that have become common during baseball’s return to play. And when they did, their team’s official social media accounts backed them up. Shortly after several players took a knee prior to Tuesday night’s Spring Training tilt against the Detroit Tigers, the Reds Twitter account tweeted “Black…

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Social Media Platform Pinterest Accused of Discrimination by Black Employees
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Social Media Platform Pinterest Accused of Discrimination by Black Employees

A recent report from Fast Company describes how two black employees at social media platform Pinterest have gone public with stories of pay disparity and discrimination which they believe reveals a wider issue of “pay leveling” across Silicon Valley. A report from Fast Company titled “Discrimination charges at Pinterest reveal a hidden Silicon Valley hiring…

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Social Media Elites Furious as Trump Says Coronavirus Called ‘Kung-Flu’
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Social Media Elites Furious as Trump Says Coronavirus Called ‘Kung-Flu’

President Donald Trump angered celebrities, leftists, and reporters after he said during a campaign rally on Saturday that some people called the coronavirus the “Kung-flu.” “Its a disease without question has more names than any disease in history,” Trump said. “I could name Kung-Flu, I could name nineteen different names.” Trump spoke about the coronavirus…

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Nolte: Media Want to Focus on COVID-19 Deaths We Can’t Do Much About
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Nolte: Media Want to Focus on COVID-19 Deaths We Can’t Do Much About

For what are obviously partisan reasons, the media are desperate to stay focused on the coronavirus death count, even though there is not much that can be done about those deaths. The media “guardians” at both CNNLOL and the far-left Washington Post  are demanding the media stay tightly focused on death-death-death. But other than to…

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How will digital media survive the ad crash?
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How will digital media survive the ad crash?

Bustle Digital Group’s Jason Wagenheim discusses his company’s hard choices When I first met Bustle Digital Group’s Jason Wagenheim, it was right as New York City was beginning to go into lockdown. The BDG offices were empty thanks to the company’s newly instituted work-from-home policy, but it still seemed reasonable to meet in-person to learn…

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AOC to Media: Cover Rent Strikes Like Anti-Lockdown Protests
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AOC to Media: Cover Rent Strikes Like Anti-Lockdown Protests

SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-NY) on Tuesday challenged the media to cover Friday’s “#CantPayMay” rallies and rent strikes across the country like they covered the “liberate” protests. “If you’re a news outlet who spent time &effort covering protesters demanding we risk workers’ lives for a root touch-up, consider spending time on…

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