Emails reveal the ‘extent’ which Carlson was willing to turn on Biden’s son since the 2020 election, Washington Post says
— Read on www.theguardian.com/us-news/2022/may/19/tucker-carlson-hunter-biden-georgetown-emails
A clip from MSNBC host Ari Melber compared the stark difference in Carlson’s tone when he covers certain perpetrators.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/tucker-carlson-difference-coverage-mass-violence_n_6285e0dde4b02667554e15cc
Payton Gendron’s racist shooting rampage in a Buffalo supermarket caused conservatives to defend Tucker Carlson, an advocate of “great-replacement theory,” a conspiracy theory that inherently lends itself to violence.
— Read on nymag.com/intelligencer/2022/05/tucker-carlson-buffalo-supermarket-attack-great-replacement-white-nationalism.html
Fox Corp. CEO Lachlan Murdoch touts Fox’s success — without mentioning Tucker Carlson | Media Matters for America
— Read on www.mediamatters.org/lachlan-murdoch/fox-corp-ceo-lachlan-murdoch-touts-foxs-success-without-mentioning-tucker-carlson
Mehdi Hasan reports on One American News admitting in an on-air statement that their past claims of voter fraud by election officials in Georgia are false, part of the settlement in a lawsuit filed against OAN by maligned election workers.
— Read on www.msnbc.com/rachel-maddow/watch/right-wing-network-forced-to-recant-big-lie-claims-about-georgia-poll-workers-139750469580
Against basic safety net programs for low-income families, and backed by libertarian billionaire Peter Thiel, the Ohio GOP Senate candidate is about as populist as Gordon Gekko.
— Read on www.thedailybeast.com/jd-vances-unbelievably-phony-populism
The New York Times dropped an investigative report into Tucker Carlson that declares his Fox News program “the most racist show in the history of cable news.”
— Read on www.mediaite.com/news/ny-times-drops-massive-tucker-carlson-investigation-declaring-program-most-racist-show-in-the-history-of-cable-news/
Behind the scenes, fellow billionaires and internet provocateurs bent the Tesla CEO’s ear. One of them had a very personal stake: Twitter’s co-founder Jack Dorsey.
— Read on www.wsj.com/articles/the-shadow-crew-who-encouraged-elon-musks-twitter-takeover-tesla-jack-dorsey-11651260119
The Fox News host leaked what she’d ask the then-president to then-White House chief of staff Mark Meadows, according to messages obtained by CNN.
— Read on www.huffpost.com/entry/fox-news-maria-bartiromo-trump-questions_n_626cd59ee4b0bc48f57bbd5f
The Fox host acknowledged he’s no journalist, but that shouldn’t be a problem, he insists.
— Read on www.thedailybeast.com/hannity-gets-defensive-after-damning-texts-revealed
Elon Musk faces backlash after tweeting the “Democratic party has been hijacked by extremists.”
— Read on secondnexus.com/musk-democratic-party-hijacked-extremists
Elon Musk in a court agreement with the Securities and Exchange Commission is required to get his tweets pre-authorized after being forced to pay $40 million in a fraud case ($20 from him, $20 million from Tesla). It is not clear he is doing so.Musk, the richest man not just in the world, but in the…
— Read on www.alternet.org/2022/04/elon-musk-2657236693/
The influential right-wing Twitter account Libs of TikTok posted a fake story created by a troll about furries, which resulted in her angry followers harassing a school district.
— Read on mashable.com/article/libs-of-tiktok-furries-school-troll-fake
On Friday, April 22, 2022, the Justice Department announced that the FBI had apprehended Jeremy David Hanson, a 34-year-old resident of Rossmoor, California, who had made numerous threats of violence against the Springfield, Massachusetts-based Merriam-Webster Dictionary. Due to these threats, the publishing company closed its offices for five days in October 2021 out of concern…
— Read on boingboing.net/2022/04/26/man-threatens-to-bomb-dictionary-over-definition-of-woman.html