Las Vegas, MAR 1, 2020 - Exterior view of the 99 Cents Only Stores

CBS News: The 99 Cents Store Network

A crisis forges great leaders. It also distinguishes great journalists from the wannabes. That’s certainly the case with the novel coronavirus pandemic: The Wall Street Journal and the Washington Post are duking it out 24/7 for journalism supremacy, while CBS, ABC, CNN, and NBC are fighting mightily in their race to the bottom.

Commentary includes links to a Journal and a Post story that will so frighten you about the coronavirus that you won’t even dare think about going out or not observing the six feet rule until the pandemic passes.

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Seattle, Washington - June 30, 2018 : View of Amazon the Spheres at its Seattle headquarters and office tower in Seattle WA USA

David Zapolsky: Amazon’s ‘not smart’ PR Genius

David Zapolsky, Amazon’s general counsel and a corporate officer, thought it a great idea to publicly trash a warehouse supervisor with only a high school degree, calling the worker “not smart or articulate.” The worker, Christian Smalls, may lack Zapolsky’s Ivy League education, but thanks to a leaked memo he’s out finessed Amazon’s entire senior management. Yet another example of what happens when lawyers gain control of a company’s PR practices.

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The Gentle Toughness of Alex Cohen

Chuck Todd, Jim Acosta, and the rest of the White House press corps would do America a great service if they stepped aside and let L.A. anchor Alex Cohen handle Donald Trump’s daily coronavirus briefings. Cohen has the talent, temperament, and temerity to engage Donald Trump and expose truths about the president that would be undeniable even to his longtime supporters. Donald Trump talks tough, but he’s no match for the tattooed roller derby terror infamously known as “Axels of Evil.”

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Hand in sea water asking for help.

Donald Trump’s Admission of Failure

While many journalists on Saturday were suffering bees in their bonnets because President Trump was disrespectful to NBC correspondent Peter Alexander, veteran Wall Street Journal reporter Jacob Schlesinger was busy reporting out the story White House correspondents have coveted for years but didn’t appreciate was out there: Donald Trump’s admission of failure.

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Joe Biden and the Comcast Peacock

Even in the midst of a global pandemic, some journalists still want to make themselves the story. NBC correspondent Peter Alexander has called attention to himself so it’s fair game to shed some light on the compromised network he works for.

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Paris, France - April 2019: Statue of mickey mouse against light blue sky background at disneyland funfair

ABC News’s Mickey Mouse Musketeers

Journalists are supposed to speak truth to power. They are admirably relentless when it comes to taking on political leaders and advocating the PC-correct causes they passionately believe in. But when it comes to speaking out against institutional wrongdoing within their own organizations or challenging the leadership that oversees them, too often they become meek little lambs. The “journalists” at ABC News are a case in point.

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Anti Israel Demonstration Weekly On The Dam Square At Amsterdam The Netherlands 2019

Bernie Sanders and his BDS Supporters

Israel is on the verge of developing the first vaccine against the novel coronavirus. If Bernie Sanders’s biggest supporters had their way, U.S. pharmaceutical companies would be prohibited from licensing it.

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