Category: Fred Bayles

Massachusetts Is Ground Zero in the Battle for the Soul of the Democratic Party

New Republic quoting Fred Bayles, College of Communication “The headline at The Boston Globe on Wednesday was incredulous: “Could 3 people from Massachusetts really run for president?…” Expert quote: “You have a real range of Democratic ideology in the state of Massachusetts, which in some ways reflects the tension within the Democratic Party nationally.” View full article. 

Donald Trump confidante believes Assange will deliver ‘the payload of all time’

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication The “October surprise” WikiLeaks promise failed to materialize because of security concerns, but a Donald Trump confidante said a damning data dump against Hillary Clinton is still on 
the way… Expert quote: “Assange let down a lot of people hopeful for a big revelation. The anticipation is building […]

CNN under fire for latest confrontational graphic

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication CNN reminded viewers in a banner across the bottom of the screen yesterday that, no, President Obama did not literally found ISIS, in a case of Donald Trump fact-checking that one media expert dubbed unnecessary… Expert quote: “I don’t think there’s a question in anybody’s mind that Obama […]

Experts say DNC emails contribute to perception of dishonest media

Sinclair Broadcast Group Fred Bayles, College of Communication Internal Democratic National Committee (DNC) emails released by Wikileaks last week sent shockwaves through the Democratic Party on the eve of its convention, but they have also raised questions about the journalists covering the party’s nomination process… Expert quote: “To send a whole piece is just a […]

FBI report adds sharp edge to Trump’s barbs

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication Donald Trump’s “crooked Hillary” barbs gained a sharper edge from the FBI’s scathing appraisal of Hillary Clinton’s mishandling of classified information — but that’s unlikely to change anyone’s mind in the sharply divided presidential race, political watchers say… Expert quote: “It’s another magazine in the ammunition he can […]

Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton at odds over N.Y. debate dates

Boston Herald Fred Bayles, College of Communication Hillary Clinton’s campaign is accusing rival Bernie Sanders of playing “games” by rejecting possible debate dates ahead of the New York primary April 19 — a type of petty politics that signals the Democratic front-runner’s growing annoyance over the Vermont U.S. senator’s interference with her expected coronation, political […]