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STUDY: MAJOR TV NETWORKS GO DEEPLY NEGATIVE ON TRUMP COVERAGE Nightly TV news broadcasts from June 1 to Aug. 31 were 91 percent negative in covering President Donald Trump and his administration, tallies the Media Research Center, notes Grumpy Editor.... Continue reading
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PENTAGON STILL DEPENDS ON VINTAGE RUSSIAN-MADE ROCKET ENGINES With all the negative talk focusing on Russia and the White House in recent months, most media are unaware that the U. S. Defense Department has to rely on Russian-made rocket engines... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
L.A. CITY COUNCIL REPLACES COLUMBUS DAY WITH INDIGENOUS PEOPLES DAY The Los Angeles City Council voted to banish Columbus Day and change the second Monday in October to Indigenous Peoples Day, notes Grumpy Editor. Indigenous Peoples Day will be an... Continue reading
Posted Sep 4, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
CALIFORNIA LEGISLATORS EYE TAX ON DRINKING WATER California, with taxes on sodas and alcoholic drinks, now seeks to put a tax on (ready for this?) drinking water, notices Grumpy Editor. Purpose is to fix hundreds of public water systems with... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
OVERLOOKED: NATIONAL GUARD UNITS TO QUELL DISTURBANCES With rally violence in Charlottesville, Va. and many other cities in recent days, apparently no media member has asked about governors sending state National Guard units to quell disturbances in affected areas, notes... Continue reading
Posted Aug 21, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
LOOK FOR SOLAR ECLIPSE TO ECLIPSE OTHER NEWS Next Monday’s solar eclipse, crossing the U.S. as a total eclipse on a strip through 14 states from Oregon to South Carolina, is grabbing more space and broadcast time than world developments,... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
More jobs fuel economy, powering Dow to new highs Dow Jones Industrial Average starts today at 22092, while most mainstream media did not make much noise when the 121-year-old Dow passed the 22000 mark on Wednesday, notes Grumpy Editor. That’s... Continue reading
Posted Aug 7, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Forbes lists steps to squash North Korea’s antics With the firing of another, more advanced, North Korea ballistic missile on Friday, what’s taking it so long to crack down on the Communist nation that has been a thorn in the... Continue reading
Posted Jul 31, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
U.K. paper: North Korea eyes subs for missile launching Grumpy Editor notes that following North Korea's recent test of an intercontinental ballistic missile with technology for mounting a nuclear warhead, Gen. Paul Selva, vice chairman of the U.S. Joint Chiefs... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Is the Los Angeles Times getting ready to move? Will the Los Angeles Times move from its historic location in downtown Los Angeles where it has been based since 1935? asks Grumpy Editor. LAObserved last week mentions, “The Los Angeles... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Washington slow to recognize antics of North Korea North Korea’s test firing of an intercontinental ballistic missile, that experts say could reach Alaska, put the communist nation back into the spotlight and front pages, notes Grumpy Editor. So now much... Continue reading
Posted Jul 10, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Sony plans to resume production of vinyl records It didn’t get much media coverage, but record collectors will be happy to learn that Sony Music Entertainment plans to start pressing vinyl records again before next spring, notes Grumpy Editor. Sony,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 3, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
AP cautious with strong wind, calling it ‘suspected’ tornado Interesting that an Associated Press story in newspapers on Friday referred to a monster wind that battered west Jefferson County, Ala, as “a suspected tornado near Birmingham” that flattened businesses and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 25, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Missing 7 days, ‘dead’ sailor turns up alive One of the strangest maritime stories was solved over the weekend when a U.S. Navy sailor, presumed dead after being missing for seven days, was found alive on his ship, notes Grumpy... Continue reading
Posted Jun 19, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Great chaos seen if North Korea missile smacks U.S. While mainstream media continues to focus on Russia even after confirmation that there was no collusion with that country, being ignored is the North Korea goal of turning the U.S. dark... Continue reading
Posted Jun 11, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Russia. Russia. Russia. That seems to be the monotonous key word heard in most broadcast stories relating to President Donald Trump. Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Chatter on “fake news” just won’t go away, notes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted May 29, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
A British study finds journalists brains operate at a lower level than the average population because they consume too much alcohol, caffeine and sugar. Continue reading
Posted May 22, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Edward Lampert, chairman of Sears Holdings Corp., declares the media for years has "unfairly singled out" Sears' struggles in the retail industry. Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Grumpy Editor notes the big three TV networks refuse to air a President Donald Trump commercial citing accomplishments of his administration’s first 100 days. Continue reading
Posted May 8, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Grumpy Editor brings the following --- from a prime news source --- to your attention after a daily barrage of reading or hearing about the president’s “first 100 days” via print/broadcast outlets. Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Hey, is there any good news around? Apparently not much, using Saturday morning’s edition of a newspaper, largest in its state, as an example. Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Few in media seem to be aware that the Korean War, which started 67 years ago, remains open-ended. Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
After a season when “tons” of water saturated the dry Golden State, filling or overflowing rivers, lakes and reservoirs, California Gov. Jerry Brown finally lifted the drought declaration, notes Grumpy Editor Continue reading
Posted Apr 10, 2017 at Grumpy Editor
Radio has come a long way since the days of The Shadow and The Lone Ranger, and it’s coming back strong, observes Grumpy Editor. Continue reading
Posted Apr 2, 2017 at Grumpy Editor