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Jason Whitlock: Corporate Media to Blame for Rise in Violence

Whitlock has been an outspoken critic of inner-city crime. He joined “The Vince Coglianese Show” Wednesday on 105.9 FM in Washington D.C.

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Blaze TV host Jason Whitlock is blaming corporate media for the shocking rise in violence being committed by young people. 

Whitlock has been an outspoken critic of inner-city crime. He joined “The Vince Coglianese Show” Wednesday on 105.9 FM in Washington D.C. 

“Kids have always settled disputes with fights and fisticuffs, but I do think we are kidding ourselves if we think that social media and all the messaging that comes from corporate media isn’t having an impact on young people,” Whitlock said.

Whitlock noted the violence that plagues minority communities around the country is out of control. 

“So much of the messaging from the education system and from corporate and social media is that the world has screwed you over, white people are your enemies, and you’re owed a great debt,” he said. 

Whitlock remarked that many of the viral videos that depict, or document violence are byproducts of a culture that’s been created that is telling kids to be mad. 

“It’s just a natural boomerang to the George Floyd video or the Eric Garner video that eventually people will say you want to put out videos or spotlight videos where white people are behaving poorly, we can do just the opposite,” Whitlock said. 

Whitlock added that violent videos are growing in popularity. He warned that a society devoid of a spiritual connection is a society in peril. 

“This is just a natural outgrowth of being a secular society,” he added.

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Keith Olbermann: American Journalism ‘Re-Invented’ During Trump Presidency

“The overwriting principle used to be: get a scoop, get in the paper or on the air as soon as possible because that’s your job, and that’s your only actual value to society as well.”

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During his Countdown with Keith Olbermann podcast Friday, the former cable news host slammed a recent opinion from Politico’s John Harris that Americans need more journalists like Maggie Haberman, among others.

Olbermann has been critical of Haberman’s decision to withhold important facts in relation to the former President Donald Trump and save them for her upcoming book rather than report them in The New York Times.

“What Harris does not understand is American ‘journalism’ did re-invent itself,” Olbermann said. “The overwriting principle used to be: get a scoop, get in the paper or on the air as soon as possible because that’s your job, and that’s your only actual value to society as well. It is also — and I speak as somebody who broke a lot of sports news including the Wayne Gretzky trade and Michael Jordan’s first dalliance with a comeback — it is the joy of doing the journalism. You have the story, and nobody else does!”

He continued by saying Harris and Haberman believe the point of American journalism is not to inform the public but rather how much money you can make in the process.

Haberman’s book “Confidence Man: The Making of Donald Trump and the Breaking of America” is expected to hit bookshelves on Tuesday, October 4th.

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Andrew Cuomo Launches Action Committee, Podcast

Cuomo is joining his brother Chris in the news media world as the politician launches a political action committee and a podcast.

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Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is joining his brother Chris in the news media world as the politician is launching a political action committee and a podcast. 

“I am starting a political action committee to elect the right people to office,” Cuomo said (h/t CNN). “We do not need more panderers. We need producers. We need people committed to fight for change and who get results.”

The video also featured familiar criticism of social media, which he has often blamed for fueling the backlash the led to his resignation, which effectively halted state lawmakers’ plans to impeach and remove him from office.

“It’s a Twitter mob, but the mob has power and many politicians and press are afraid to challenge it lest the mob turn on them,” Cuomo added. 

Cuomo’s podcast intends to dive into what he believes is the truth and how the platform will differ from what is already out there. 

“This forum will be different. My intention is to speak the full truth, unvarnished, from the inside out, frank and candid,” Cuomo said. 

“As a person who’s been in the room many times for many years and knows these people and knows their games, and as a person who actually did the job.”

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Sharon Osbourne: Joy Behar Is ‘a Bit Cray-Cray’

Osbourne said television personality Joy Behar came off as a jealous type the first time they met.

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Fox Nation host Sharon Osbourne said television personality Joy Behar came off as a jealous type the first time they met.

Osbourne is starring in a FOX Nation series called To Hell & Back.”

In a conversation with Fox News Digital, Osbourne said Behar rubbed her the wrong way during an encounter at a social function. 

“I met [Joy] once at a social function and she picked up my hand and looked at my wedding ring and said, ‘Oh, my God that’s gaudy,’” Osbourne said. 

“I just think that she’s a bit cray-cray,” she added. 

Osbourne left CBS in 2021 after a stint on “The Talk.” She said she was never approached to sit on “The View.” 

“Can you imagine me on ‘The View?’ I’d be like, ‘You shut up, you shut up,” she said. 

Osbourne left CBS after coming to the defense of Piers Morgan who was critical of Oprah Winfrey’s interview with Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.

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