Friday, February 20, 2015

Tea Party News Network Writers Resign In Protest

The majority of Tea Party News Network's (TPNN) writing staff resigned in protest on Thursday after the left-wing Daily Beast published a hit piece on TPNN. Coincidence? ...

(Washington Examiner) More than half of the Tea Party News Network's authors resigned Thursday afternoon after the Daily Beast published an unflattering profile detailing the group's "clickbait" content and questionable business practices.

In an article titled "The Tea Party's Own World Star Hip-Hop," the Daily Beast’s David Freedlander reported the conservative group’s Facebook page regularly curates content from separate "viral" websites, including and, which are owned by Tea Party News Network owner and editor Todd Cefaratti.

Cefaratti is also the founder of the nonprofit, which took in approximately $6 million in donations during the 2014 election cycle.

Hours after the Daily Beast published its exposé, five of TPNN’s authors tendered their resignations in a written note to Cefaratti.

"It is both an honor and a privilege to represent the grassroots activists that make up the audience of your organizations," the letter read. "Unfortunately the 'coalition' of companies and groups you collectively run has not been operating with the honor that people should be able to expect."

Read The Full Story

No comments:

Post a Comment

Posted By: Chris Carmouche