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  • #1769735

    ☕️coffee addict
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    Nowadays (trump presidency) Ywn’s articles mostly bash him (ap) when Obama was president ywn’s articles were mostly anti Obama too (Fox News).
    So in essence what do you think the editor is, democrat or republican?

    #1769760

    Meno
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    Green Party

    #1769769

    Joseph
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    Left.

    #1769765

    huju
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    I have noticed – on YWN and elsewhere – that many Associated Press stories lean anti-Trump, and others, sometimes covering the same event, lean pro-Trump. AP sells its content to a broad range of markets, and I guess it is helpful to AP to have products that appeal to all its customers, some who lean left, others who lean right.

    As for YWN, I have no doubt the editor(s) lean pro-Trump, but not brazenly so. I have not doubt, also, that Trump is not good for the Jews. When the white nationalists he encourages run out of immigrants and brown folks to bash, they will turn to their favorite and long-standing target, the Jews. An American embassy in Jerusalem won’t help Jews in Boro Park.

    #1769782

    NOYB
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    Neither. I think they do a pretty good job of staying in the center, because I see people complaining they are too liberal and I also see people complaining they are too conservative. This leads me to think they are doing a good job of staying in the center. I see comments with different opinions, and articles with different biases.

    #1769796

    Neville ChaimBerlin
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    You could argue he’s a RINO, or neo-con like Ben Shapiro and just hates anyone who isn’t like Bush and his ilk.

    I would argue that YWN leans Conservative and is, in fact, pro-Trump. However, they happen to pull a lot of stories from the AP, which has become extremely, shamelessly biased. A lot of sites seem to pull stories from the AP; I imagine its a cheaper license than pulling from Fox or some such thing.

    YWN seems to rely on them for their parve news that doesn’t require any YWN-editorializing. However, since Trump has become President, the liberal media works in bashes on him in any and all articles, regardless of the relevance. When YWN writes its own pieces, they seem conservative. This is in contrast to Hamodia, which seems to be legitimately liberally-biased.

    #1769990

    DovidBT
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    They seem to follow the ways of the mainstream media by publishing provocative articles that entice people to click on them.

    #1770146

    Grey matter
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    “Neither. I think they do a pretty good job of staying in the center, because I see people complaining they are too liberal and I also see people complaining they are too conservative. This leads me to think they are doing a good job of staying in the center. I see comments with different opinions, and articles with different biases.”

    Wich means just means that they are more centrist as far as there readership is concerned. But being centrist among the yeshiva is very much to the right of the general populace.

    #1770225

    Joseph
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    Considering the hakaros hatov Yidden should give President Donald Trump, it is a shanda they don’t share that Jewish pulse in their articles.

    #1770324

    hml
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    Who cares? How they vote is their business, they report the news. That’s their job. But one thing is clear: YWN, like everyone, despises the Gang of Four.

    #1770365

    chiefshmerel
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    They lean against whoever is in power. Are they anarchists?

    #1770385

    Neville ChaimBerlin
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    “Who cares? How they vote is their business, they report the news. That’s their job.”
    It’s absolutely the readers’ business whether or not they’re being fed biased coverage. What kind of nonsense state is that?

    #1770442

    hml
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    Oy Neville, you are still an appeaser… this time of the JEWISH haters. You make it so easy. Get a grip.

    #1770418

    yehudayona
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    I can’t believe that anyone thinks YWN is anything other than rabidly pro-Trump. Don’t judge by the articles (most of which come from news services). Judge by headlines.

    #1770468

    Neville ChaimBerlin
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    “Oy Neville, you are still an appeaser… this time of the JEWISH haters. You make it so easy. Get a grip.”

    I actually have no idea what you mean. Does anyone understand what he’s getting at?

    #1770478

    apushatayid
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    YWN doesnt lean. It has completely toppled over on its right.

    #1770492

    hml
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    Nice one, Apushatayid! That’s funny!

    Neville, you obviously aren’t one of my faithful fans. I’m crushed. I’m a SHE, not a HE. And clearly, you don’t get the significance of your own nom de plume in relation to my comment. In case you don’t know what that is, I went to Merriam-Webster: “nom de plume definition is – a name that a writer uses instead of his or her real name : pseudonym, pen name. ”

    Anyway, I’m bored with our banter so I think I’ll call it a day. All the best!

    #1770591

    ☕️coffee addict
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    Apy,

    Don’t you mean left?

    #1770647

    All I can say is that on the night of Tes Vav Nissan – leans to the left

    #1770658

    Neville ChaimBerlin
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    OK, so you were referencing the fact that Neville Chamberlain tried to appease Hitler? Did it have any significance to this thread?

    Was your first comment a joke also? I don’t really follow.

    #1770678

    apushatayid
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    why would I mean left, if I wrote “right”.

    #1770798

    ☕️coffee addict
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    Because I never thought that one can topple over on their right if they lean left

    #1772330

    ring
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    YWN, a supposedly religious site, is a CNN / AP / MSNBC and other fake news media advocate, which means very anti-Trump without rhyme or reason. As if they’d have preferred Hillary the Witch. Which is precisely why so many left this site the last few years.

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