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...

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...

Liberal ProPublica Gets Thumbs-Up

Liberal ProPublica Gets Thumbs-Up from John Oliver By Aly Nielsen John Oliver wants his viewers to “support actual journalism” and not be taken in by inaccurate, biased media. But the sources he recommended are liberal journalism endeavors funded by prominent left-wing donors. On Last Week Tonight Nov. 13, Oliver encouraged his viewers to donate “to groups like ProPublica, a nonprofit which does great investigative journalism.” His reasoning was that “things will not be ok” if people “don’t get actively involved...

Podesta Paid by Liberal Donor

Podesta Paid by Liberal Donor Behind ProPublica, Think Progress By Callista Ring Clinton campaign chairman John Podesta has been paid $7,000 a month by a top liberal donor for more than a year and a half, according to WikiLeaks. Politico discovered on Nov. 1 that the still-active contract between Podesta and the Sandler Foundation “calls for Podesta to provide advice on grant-making and other foundation functions.” That would total to $84,000 in just one year. Sandler Foundation founder Herbert Sandler...
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