05/02/2018 05:12 CDT


LIBERAL FACEBOOK TO DECIDE WHICH NEWS CONTENT IS CREDIBLE; WOULD MUELLER DARE SUBPOENA TRUMP; NYT CAGEY ABOUT DEPARTURE OF TOP EDITOR; ILLINOIS SHEDDING JOBS


FACEBOOK PUTS THUMB ON NEWS SCALE

FACEBOOK HAS BEGUN TO RANK news organizations by trust, Zuckerberg declares. BuzzFeed.

  • Facebook a national security threat because society values free services over privacy, tech experts say. Washington Times.
  • Conservative leaders coalesce to cry foul over social media censorship. Daily Caller.

WOULD MUELLER DARE subpoena President Trump? Washington Post.

WHY DID THE NY TIMES METRO EDITOR resign yesterday? The paper won’t say. Hot Air.

ILLINOIS METRO AREAS shed 3,600 jobs in March. Illinois Policy Institute.

ANCIENT LOST CITY OF KING DAVID is uncovered near Jerusalem. The Sun.

FEDERAL GOVERNMENT INVESTIGATING State of Hawaii for forcing pro-life doctors and pregnancy centers to promote abortions. Independent Journal Review.

NBC STAFFERS FELT PRESSURED to sign letter defending Brokaw. Emily Smith.

THE HILL PULLS OUT OF FUTURE WH Correspondents’ dinners: “Casts our profession in a poor light.” Free Beacon.

ESPN LOST HALF A MILLION subscribers — just last month. Jena Greene.

GERMANS, FRENCH VALUE “SOCIAL JUSTICE” over individual freedom. Breitbart.


Thank you First Right subscribers from across America! The news here is what the liberal press is trying to hide from you.


COMMENTARY WORTH READING

  • Genesis of the Illinois exodus. Chicago Tribune.
  • The short and ugly history of the disastrous Iran deal. David Harsanyi.
  • Starbucks is a political action committee that sells overpriced coffee. Ron Hart.

VIDEO WORTH WATCHING

  • Condi Rice: Not the end of the world if Trump leaves Iran deal. Free Beacon.
  • Jill Stein says she never talked to Putin. NTK Network.
  • Trump praises heroes of Southwest Flight 1380. Fox News.

OFFBEAT BEAT


TWEETS OF NOTE

  • (@MelissaTweets) I think it’s safe to say that Obama wasn’t too good at the whole foreign or domestic policy thing. Tweet.
  • (@RyanAFournier) James Comey said he was able to read Donald Trump’s mind to find “intent.” But couldn’t find Hillary’s “intent” when she deleted 33,000 emails and smashed her phone with a hammer.. Tweet.

DRUDGE LEAD AT TIME OF EMAIL

  • MUELLER WARNS: MAY SUBPOENA TRUMP; OBSTRUCTION KEY FOCUS Drudge.