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Independent journalist Sharyl Attkisson has a new book out that makes the case that the news media itself is causing Americans to "love censorship and hate journalism." (Associated Press)

Sharyl Attkisson nabs media 'propagandists'

- The Washington Times

Independent journalist Sharyl Attkisson has written a timely new book and the title tells all: "Slanted: How the News Media Taught Us to Love Censorship and Hate Journalism." The author thinks the public is now conditioned to accept preferred narratives set by media companies rather than genuine news — and that these narratives are designed to "define and narrow" the public's viewpoint.

A sign spells out the rules of social distancing in a Lakewood, Colorado, mall. Some critics, however, are uneasy with how far the restrictions can go. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

Democrats ready to cancel everything

- The Washington Times

Some observers spot ulterior motives behind feel-good, "stay safe" cautions from Democratic politicians and officials, who persuaded much of the public on mail-in voting, lockdowns of healthy people and other ways to foil the coronavirus.

Back in the day: Then-Vice President Joseph R. Biden watches President Obama at an event in Virginia on Jan. 4, 2017. (Associated Press)

Is Obama upstaging Biden?

- The Washington Times

Is former President Barack Obama "stealing the spotlight" from presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden, now in the middle of being a presumptive president elect?

A new Gallup poll says public support for gun control has dropped among Americans. Only 57% now favor stricter laws on gun sales. (Associated Press)

Change in a perilous year: Support for gun control drops

- The Washington Times

Many people can't wait for 2020 to end, billing it as a lousy year all around for multiple reasons. In the greater picture, however, the combination of troubling events such as social unrest and the coronavirus pandemic fostered record-breaking gun sales in the U.S., according to several industry sources. It also has influenced public opinion on gun control.

Then-presidential candidate Barack Obama prepares to join running mate Joseph R. Biden on stage in Fredericksburg, Virginia, in 2008. (Associated Press) ** FILE **

Incoming: The Obama blitz

- The Washington Times

There will be considerable activity in the nation's capital this weekend, organized by those who support President Trump on a near visceral level — and those who will never, ever, ever support the president. There are several rallies and marches set for Saturday in and around the National Mall and the Supreme Court. But that is not the only emphatic public presence which soon will be felt in Washington and elsewhere.

Former Vice President Joseph R. Biden said during the first presidential debate that counting ballots takes time and when the moderator asked if he wouldn't declare victory until the election was certified said "yes." (ASSOCIATED PRESS)

Biden breaks his most vital promise

- The Washington Times

The first presidential debate seems like it was in another century. It took place only 44 days ago, give or take a few hours. The first match between President Trump and former Vice President Joseph R. Biden was loud, restless and cranky. But Mr. Biden did promise to do one thing during the event which is of interest at this very moment.

A Media Research Center poll found that many voters who favored Joseph R. Biden were unaware of claims he had overseas business ties. The watchdog says failure to report this influenced the election. (Associated Press)

Reality: 'The media stole the election'

- The Washington Times

A new post-election poll conducted by the Media Research Center reveals that 36% of voters who chose presumptive President-elect Joseph R. Biden were not aware of the evidence linking him "to corrupt financial dealings with China through his son Hunter Biden," noted an analysis of the findings released Monday.

Media deploys psychological operations to 'depress and silence' Trump voters

- The Washington Times

Yes, many voters were taken aback by those news organizations that immediately declared that Joseph R. Biden had suddenly and magically turned into "President-elect Biden." The change in title was unnerving and dismissive, suggesting that fair play, professional standards and decorum had simply imploded during the 2020 presidential election.

Stop the steal: Republicans strike back

- The Washington Times

Frustrating and unnerving presidential election mysteries continue as the nation waits to see who emerges as the victor amid the fog of political war, biased media coverage and questionable voting procedures.

Mr. Obama's very precise timing

- The Washington Times

Former President Barack Obama recently took to the campaign trail with gusto, shoring up support for Democratic nominee Joseph R. Biden and offering choice quips about President Trump - calling him a failure and a fraud, among other things, according to a CNN account.

That was then: President-elect Trump acknowledges he won, flanked by running mate Mike Pence and surrounded by family on Nov. 9, 2016. (Associated Press)

Remember? Revisiting the election at 2:29 a.m., Nov. 9, 2016

- The Washington Times

Few will forget election night four years ago. Remember? At 2:29 a.m. Eastern on Nov. 9, 2016, The Associated Press at last called the race for then-Republican nominee Donald Trump. The news service issued a "flash" announcement two minutes later — The Washington Post, Wall Street Journal, National Public Radio and three other news organizations followed with their own revelations three minutes later.

The Faith & Freedom Coalition has reached out to millions of faith voters to ensure they will get to the polls and support President Trump. (Associated Press)

Faith voters rise up and are counted

- The Washington Times

For the faith community, get-out-the-vote has become a heavenly, heavy-duty cause. The Faith & Freedom Coalition revealed Monday that their volunteers have personally knocked on 5,138,299 doors and reached 9 million voters in battleground states — five times the number that the grassroots group contacted during the 2016 election.

President Trump has dismissed what he calls "fake polls," which appear constructed to suggest he is losing his reelection bid. (Associated Press)

Tag team: Polls, media join forces to close in on Trump

- The Washington Times

Fast and furious: That is how the polls are arriving at the moment, cascading into news coverage as Election Day looms large. In the past 48 hours, horse race polls were released by NBC News/Wall Street Journal, Fox News, CBS News, CNN, ABC/Washington Post, The New York Times/Siena College and Emerson College. More are on the way.

Worried media tries to bury Trump's 'great American comeback'

- The Washington Times

Much of the news media is reluctant to share any good economic news, fearing it will reflect positively on President Trump some 96 hours before Election Day. But wait. News organizations can't overlook the U.S. economy's record-breaking leap of 33.1% between July and September --so they simply dampen the good news with some bad news.

An academic study found that two-thirds of gun purchasers were doctors, nurses, physicians assistants and other health care providers. (Associated Press)

New report reveals that nurses, doctors are the new gun buyers

- The Washington Times

Public unease has become a staple of 2020 - year of the pandemic, the election and social unrest. Political strife has intensified, as have mixed feelings over social changes, family burdens and economic impacts. New academic research also pinpoints a specific shift from those who are on the true coronavirus front lines.