Talk:The Hill (newspaper)

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Weekly Newspaper?[edit]

From the Hill site:

The Hill – the newspaper for and about the US Congress, is published Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday when Congress is in session and Wednesday only when Congress is out of session.

So is it fair to call The Hill a "weekly newspaper"?--Jersey Devil 14:51, 1 March 2006 (UTC)

Fair use rationale for File:The Hill Frontpage.jpg[edit]

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BetacommandBot (talk) 08:15, 21 January 2008 (UTC)

Conservative Bias[edit]

Okay, so some of the articles may lean right, but the paper officially says it is non-partisan and the son of the founder was a Democrat. So where is the "source" for the statement that it is a conservative newspaper? This needs to be sourced or removed. Alphachimera (talk) 17:14, 31 March 2011 (UTC)

Actually I just undid the revision by 98.108.220.96 . . . so, problem solved. Alphachimera (talk) 17:17, 31 March 2011 (UTC)
Okay, but it is worth noting if there are other reliable sources that consider The Hill to be conservative, or non-partisan, or whatever. Mathew5000 (talk) 22:02, 15 November 2012 (UTC)

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The conservative bias is actually borderline censorship. I have personally had polite and subject-related comments removed because they merely corrected misstatements. Finally, I noticed Disqus is able to show removed comments, and I took screenshots and posted them here.

https://i.gyazo.com/b19cae62da1173b29eab38b119370357.png

https://i.gyazo.com/ce8c8fd79524093b4ec115372d48a38c.png

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The comments removed challenge other comments stating Germany is not committed to renewable energy. This occurs in the face of "The Hill stands alone in delivering solid, nonpartisan reporting on the inner workings of Congress and the nexus of politics and business” from the Contact Us link on their site.

I'd like to move the screenshots to the Article page, citing them as examples of censorship and conservative bias.

Furthermore, The Hill appears in numerous self-identified conservative websites, including

http://thenewrevere.com/2015/09/the-top-100-conservative-websites-in-september-2015-2/ where is listed #10 as the most conservative website.

and

http://www.conservapedia.com/Conservative_links where it is listed first under the Media section

and

http://www.conservapedia.com/Conservative_links where it has a summary page of the days top articles

and

http://www.conservativeusa.org/updates where along with Breitbart is the source of conservative news

Hi! Including these screenshots in the article would constitute Original Research and therefore wouldn't be allowed. If you have a Reliable Source that discusses The Hill's commenting enforcement, that could be considered for inclusion. Also, please remember to sign your posts on talk pages by typing four tildes ("~~~~") at the end of your comment. Best, meamemg (talk) 04:35, 30 May 2016 (UTC)

Ownership[edit]

Following the link, Jerry Finkelstein died in 2012.

The Hill lists James Finkelstein as the Chairman [1]

Presumably that is the son of Jerry... — Preceding unsigned comment added by 74.235.109.144 (talk) 22:01, 14 March 2016 (UTC)

Conservative Popularity[edit]

Thanks @BeenAroundAWhile: for the updates/cleaning. The only remaining source for the conservative popularity section seems to only indicate that it is a popular website. It makes no claim that it is popular among conservatives. Therefore, I'm not seeing what meaningful statement can be made in the article based on the source. I believe the section should be removed. meamemg (talk) 20:55, 11 August 2016 (UTC)

  1. ^ http://thehill.com/contact/about-us