ProPublica’s Local Journalism

Soros-Funded ProPublica to Enters Local Journalism Market By Aly Nielsen A George Soros-funded nonprofit is seeking to help fill the local journalism void, by bringing more liberal journalism to town. Starting with Illinois. Nonprofit outlet ProPublica announced a new “Local Reporting Network” initiative to fund up to six journalists for one year in cities with populations below 1 million, starting in January, 2018. ProPublica has received millions of dollars from Soros, the Knight Foundation and others. It’s founding grant came...

Oliver Used Trump Tax Loophole

ProPublica Fan John Oliver Used Trump Loophole to Avoid Property Taxes By Aly Nielsen Whatever John Oliver may claim, he is an enterprising hypocrite. Last Week Tonight host John Oliver said he wanted to “mitigate Trump’s damage” by supporting groups like ProPublica in November 2016. But behind closed doors, he used similar tactics as President Donald Trump to avoid paying taxes on a $9 million penthouse. Oliver had a lawyer establish a complicated network of revocable trusts and a shell...

ProPublica’s False Tweet

ProPublica Corrects False Claim EPA Science Board Members Were Fired By Aly Nielsen Editor’s Note: The original version of this story was published before ProPublica deleted its tweet and issued a correction. The story has been changed to reflect those updates. After Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt chose not to renew the contracts of several members of EPA’s Board of Scientific Counselors, ProPublica falsely claimed on May 7, that he fired them. On May 9, ProPublica issued a correction....

Media Pretend ProPublica Not ‘Left Wing’

Journalists Pretend Media Darling ProPublica Not ‘Left Wing’ By Aly Nielsen After White House press secretary Sean Spicer called ProPublica a “left-wing blog” in an April 3 press conference, ProPublica responded on Twitter claiming “we’re actually in the biz of facts.” But the “left-wing” description is indeed a fact. Media outlets like The Huffington Post, Salon, The Washington Post and Vox all defended ProPublica’s research, but refused to consider the nonprofit outlet’s liberal bias. Additionally, The Post is one of...

Liberal Journalism is Flush With Cash

Liberal Journalism Is Flush With Cash And Conservatives Should Be Worried By Dan Gainor The left plans a so-called March for Science on Earth Day, April 22, as part of its national tantrum against the Trump Administration. But the more-important event has already taken place and liberals are far ahead of their opponents. It’s called the Dash for Cash. That annual fundraising marathon is part of the left’s push to finance liberal journalism, while claiming it’s neutral and unbiased. 2017 has already been...

Groups Request Trump Whistleblowing

ProPublica and InsideClimate Encourage Whistleblowing Under Trump By Sarah Stites Liberals encourage whistleblowing just so long as it makes the Trump Administration look bad. Less than 24 hours after Donald Trump was sworn-in as president, liberal foundation-funded media outlets updated their websites inviting government workers to leak insider knowledge on climate-related policy developments. “If you see something, say something,” ProPublica senior climate reporter Andrew Revkin urged. “ProPublica is eager to get tips on shifts in available government information related to...

ProPublica Increases Trump Coverage

ProPublica Spending ‘Trump-bump’ on Staff for Anti-Trump Reporting Julia A. Seymour Journalism website Poynter.org found “encouraging” news to report about the George Soros-funded ProPublica. The left-wing investigative journalism operation was “flush with cash from public-spirited contributors looking to finance hard-hitting journalism,” Poynter’s Benjamin Mullin wrote on Feb. 9. “They’re staffing up to bring the newsroom’s resources to bear on the Trump White House. With new beats like “Trump’s business conflicts,” “workers rights” and “White supremacy,” it’s clear ProPublica’s beefed up...

Sundance Features Sexless Climate Porno

Sundance Uses Sexless ‘Climate Change’ Porno to ‘Highlight’ Environment By Aly Nielsen Featuring climate change films is no longer enough for Sundance. This year, there’s a whole category dedicated to environmental propaganda. Even eco-porn. “For the first time in the history of the festival, Sundance is spotlighting more than a dozen films under one theme with its new Climate Program,” including a hardcore porno with all the sex scenes removed, The Hollywood Reporter wrote on Jan. 18. The Climate program...

ProPublica Defends Buzzfeed Dossier

ProPublica President Defends Buzzfeed’s Release of ‘Unverified’ Dossier By Sam Dorman BuzzFeed showed its lack of journalistic integrity last week by publishing an unverified dossier accusing President-elect Trump of communicating with Russian operatives. After BuzzFeed published the document on Jan. 10, even liberal news outlets including The Washington Post, the Atlantic and Vox criticized Buzzfeed’s choice. But ProPublica President Richard Tofel sided with BuzzFeed, giving it “kudos” on Twitter. “Publication will likely accelerate discovery of what in dossier is true...

Liberals Launch ‘Document Hate’ Project

Soros-Funded Media Launch Site for ‘Documenting Hate’ By Aly Nielsen After the election of Donald Trump, liberal groups are banding together to document hate crimes. At least ones that impact liberal victim groups. ProPublica, a left-wing nonprofit media outlet funded by George Soros, just launched a brand new project called “Documenting Hate.” The website purports to “build authoritative data on hate crimes and bias incidents,” but none of the 21 partner organizations are conservative. Instead, the partner groups the Southern...
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