NewsMaxTV Fires Journalist For Outing Network Agenda On-Air
(Last Updated On: October 12, 2016)

As if things need to get any worse than they already are, former NewsMaxTV host Dennis Michael Lynch was given the boot from his own TV show, Dennis Michael Lynch: Unfiltered, after he outed the network’s agenda to push an anti-Fox News package in light of the increasing anti-Trump sentiment within news media.

Kotaku In Action was quick to spot the news that went up over on Mediaite, where they shared a 13 minute unfiltered clip of Dennis Michael Lynch’s final broadcast on the network. A 10 minute, truncated version was partially shown on NewsMaxTV before they pulled the broadcast off the air when Lynch exposed what was happening in the industry. You can watch both clips below.

The Facebook post has already garnered more than 200,000 views as of the writing of this article. A short gist of why Lynch decided to out the network is stuffed in the middle of the diatribe against the powers that be, where he states…

“This morning, to top it all off, I was told I would no longer have editorial discretion on my own on what happens with the show. I will no longer have full reign over the topics chosen. [The topics] will be chosen for me like the other shows, and we’re all going to be in unity.


“Furthermore, I’ve been told I’m going to be handed pre-made packages, and those packages will have pre-made news items in them from our Florida office.”

Lynch goes on to say that one of those packages ran without his say-so, and he was not pleased with it at all. He makes it clear where he stands with his politics and that while he disagrees on various things with Donald Trump, he’s certainly not in Hillary Clinton’s camp.

NewsMaxTV essentially wanted Lynch to run smear against Fox News with one of those pre-made packages, which were little more than hit-pieces against the network.

As we move closer toward election season, more and more networks are forcibly trying to get people to steer clear of Donald Trump. Even in the face of the Democratic National Committee e-mail dump that WikiLeaks exposed showing that partisan committees helped back stab Bernie Sanders so Clinton could get the Democratic nomination, the news still ran with their anti-Trump, pro-Clinton agenda.

Some journalists even decided to lambast WikiLeaks for dumping the information, conflating the leaks with #GamerGate and attempting to call people viewing the information “hateful”, “misogynistic” and “bigots”.

In this particular case, for not kowtowing to the agenda Lynch lost his job and was pulled off air by NewsMaxTV.

Even before the plug was pulled, Lynch rhetorically asked…

“Has everyone lost their integrity in the media?”

It’s almost identical to a situation that happened in the 1976 masterpiece by Sidney Lumet, Network. For those of you unfamiliar, YouTube user deepshitrulez has the iconic clip containing the scene from Peter Finch’s character that echoes sensibilities that still apply to today’s society.

For Lynch, he’s mad enough that he doesn’t need NewsMaxTV anymore. Over on his own website he replied to the company after they e-mailed him to let him know that his contract was terminated, stating that he was starting his own network with a team of like-minded conservatives…

“As an award-winning entrepreneur with an eager team of conservatives, I’m prepared to put my money where my mouth is by building a TV network of our own — the sort of network that offers programming Americans can trust. And they trust it because DML is at the helm…. so get ready, because it’s all unfiltered!“

There’s no word yet if NewsMaxTV will put someone more filtered in the role of Dennis Michael Lynch who is more filtered for the “Unfiltered” show, but this turn of event was followed recently by attempts from officers to silence an anonymous blogger for exposing a string of corruption within the district. The details of that latter event are laid out over on The Intercept.

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  • Alistair

    Im late to comment here but Daaaammmmm that vid took down quite quick.

    Quicker then me posting here, only means damage control i want to see more shit like this.

    It shows SJWs their true colours to the world. So yeah SJWs do what you good at keep messing fucktards.

  • durka durka

    “to push an anti-Fox News package”

    Nothing wrong with that.

    “the increasing anti-Trump sentiment within news media.”

    That does nothing the vast majority of people have a natural reaction to stick it to the establishment. So when economists, experts and journalists tell them not to do something they fucking do it. This is the world we inherited from the 2008 crash, no one trusts anyone with money anymore because they are suspected to have made their wealth and acquired the position of power by collusion and big money interests

    So when some expert tells you “dont shoot yourself in the face” you will do it to stick it to him for not protecting you from 2008, sadly this makes things worse.

    So long story short, collusion, no collusion, hidden agenda or not, money interests behind the scenes. The vast majority of the population is not gonna listen to the media even if they telling the truth.

    Self destructive but it is driven by anger not logic.

    • Mr.Towel

      It’s much more than spite.

      Trust in the mainstream media has been falling over since the 90s:

      My guess is that this phenomenon is much related to the rise of the internet. The internet, as crazy and fake it can be, gives you the possibility to judge a much wider source of information, and that is slowly showing the faults from the big media and how biased it is.

      • Ryan Freire

        more likely its from the blatant partisanship of various news outlets, coupled with an attitude of not even having to hide it anymore. “the media” to people nowadays tends to represent any outlet that does not report with a slant that supports their personal biases

        When you dont even TRY for objectivity and accuracy in exchange for being first with a story during a 24 hour news cycle, people aren’t going to trust you to be truthful and accurate.

  • C G Saturation

    On a related note, I’ve heard that an ex-CNN journalist exposed CNN for taking bribes from various governments. I’ve also heard that the DNC Wikileaks proves collusion between the DNC and the news networks.

    Not surprising, if true. Corruption is everywhere. Corrupting the billion dollar game industry is chump change to those assholes.

  • Hawk Hopper

    …but this turn of events was followed recently by attempts from officers to silence an anonymous blogger for exposing corruption. The details of that latter event are laid out over on The Intercept.

    I was reading about that earlier and it’s absolutely insane. I guess Louisiana has it’s defamation laws made to be some sort of criminal law. But the cop didn’t do anything wrong, unless you’re looking at it from the perspective of a sketchy sheriff that doesn’t want any of your corruption aired.

    I’ve read about a lot of stuff like this happening all around America, and then I think of how the 1st Amendment is supposed to protect us and this is always brought to mind:

  • Hawk Hopper

    Dennis went fully unfiltered, so they lynched his show.

    • Bwahaha…. how do they even justify the show’s name now when it’s been blatantly exposed that it’s just a propaganda machine now? It’s a shame we don’t have more journos with the balls to call out network BS.

      • Alistair

        I like to see more speak out in live shows, because SJWs does that well too.

        They go to work and should leave their personal views at home but dont that why constant criticism views to push their aganda.

        So david took the same stand and outspoken what mainstream media is what it really is.

        See it goes both ways, it not 1 sided views GO FOR IT, if you lose your job appeal to get it back.

        You get a hat off from me and others david.