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lamestream

(ˈleɪmˌstriːm)
n
(Broadcasting) informal
a. the traditional media such as newspapers, television, and radio, considered to be old-fashioned and gullible when compared to online news sources such as blogs
b. (as modifier): the lamestream media.
[C21: from lame1 (sense 5) + mainstream]
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"LameStream Media coverage bore NO relationship to what actually happened in France - FAKE NEWS.
Trump has had a contentious relationship with the media during his tenure, frequently calling news outlets "fake news" or "the lamestream media." (https://www.politico.com/magazine/story/2019/04/02/press-briefings-white-house-226480) White House press briefings in the Trump administration have been shorter and fewer in number than his predecessors Barack Obama and George W.
Trump declared the speech "Sooo Boring!" and warned that "The LameStream Media will die in the ratings and clicks" if Biden wins.
These critiques may not be based upon the same reasoning as conservative complaints about the "lamestream" media, but they can serve a similar purpose in insulating believers and their potential allies from corrective information by discrediting the source.
As our' late father Neal Knox often said, "Never give away what the other side is not big enough to take." The controversy was reported in the lamestream media as though fistfights had broken out during the GRPC, when in reality, it was a civil, if sometimes heated discussion among friends.
In Flat Earth News, Nick Davies dismantles notions of a global conspiracy of media misinformation (what Sarah Palin might have referred to as the lies of the leftist 'lamestream media').
Ted Cruz ventures into the lamestream media, Washington Post
The assembled throng gave Palin, who kept the audience engaged with folksy humor and catch phrases like "lamestream media," a hearty applause following her first VVS appearance.
The idea that media cover news stories from a strictly neutral position is seen as a fairy tale, and the term "lamestream media" is a common phrase on the right whenever a story perceived as negative is presented.
You, as a gun owner, can build on this theme, help overcome the virtual blackout in the lamestream media, and make it happen.
Out of the ashes of what critics have started calling the lamestream media" or the dinosaur press" however, the alternative media are rising, growing by leaps and hounds even as the deceitful establishment "news" outlets continue their death spiral into irrelevance.