Month: December 2016

Nightly News Fails, Samantha Bee Shines On Abortion Coverage In 2016

And you are proud of this why?

TBS’ Full Frontal with Samantha Bee drastically outshined nightly broadcast news shows in its coverage of abortion and reproductive rights during the first 11 months of 2016. The weekly comedy program, in just 31 episodes, spent more than twice as much time as any single nightly news show discussing abortion throughout the whole year, and host

 

Source: Nightly News Fails, Samantha Bee Shines On Abortion Coverage In 2016

Seven Most Discrediting Media Screw-Ups of 2016 | LifeZette

The mainstream media was arguably the biggest loser of the 2016 presidential election. Time and again the press engaged in unprecedented hackery in order to advance an agenda and time and again screwed up — big league. The man responsible for causing most of the myriad unforced errors from the press corps was Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump, now the president-elect. Trump drove the media crazy — crazy enough to make mistakes. They took their eye off the ball so much, they forgot what game they were playing. “Outside of the Civil War and World War II, and including 9/11, this may be the most cataclysmic event the country has ever seen.” The media became blinded by partisanship and lost sight of its primary function of serving as an impartial referee. The historic bias of the press drove them to make grand mistakes. They are the epic media screw-ups of 2016. ‘This Election is Over’ The problem with any journalist saying an election is

Source: Seven Most Discrediting Media Screw-Ups of 2016 | LifeZette

The Media should be embarrassed. Each and every one of them owes an apology to the American people. Not just the Mainstream Media either. Fox, MSNBC, and CNN.

391-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Planted In 1625 Has Survived Hiroshima And Keeps On Growing | Bored Panda

I can barely keep my basil plant alive, but this remarkable bonsai tree has been around for nearly 400 years. Planted in 1625, the tree is currently 391-years-old, and if that isn’t impressive enough it also survived the atomic bomb attack on Hiroshima.

Source: 391-Year-Old Bonsai Tree Planted In 1625 Has Survived Hiroshima And Keeps On Growing | Bored Panda

I love this!