ABC's eight hour gay propaganda event We Will Rise isn't afraid to go low. Monday night's episode immediately gets into the leftist activism with a montage bashing Republicans and comparing gay rights to the fight against Nazism and the Civil Rights movement - and it all goes down hill from there.
By Clay Waters | | February 28, 2017 | 12:24 AM EST
Another result of the Trump administration: It has made die-hard anti-Communists out of the New York Times. After Trump accused fake news purveyors of being an “enemy of the people," the Times talked about the depredations of international communism on its front page Monday, if only to compare Trump to Josef Stalin and Mao Tse-tung. Andrew Higgins' dispatch was headlined “Phrase With a Venomous Past Now Rattles American Politics" and came complete with a photo of Soviet dictator Nikita Khrushchev.
By Nicholas Fondacaro | | February 28, 2017 | 12:20 AM EST
Things got bizarre during NBC Nightly News on Monday when reporter Hallie Jackson seemed to suggest that President’s Donald Trump wealth somehow precluded him from increasing military spending. “The President who's talked plenty about his money now spending the taxpayers',” she chided while a clip of Trump talking about his money played, “In a new budget blueprint that's as much a political document as a financial one.”
By Justin Ashford | | February 27, 2017 | 11:47 PM EST
President Barack Obama ruined so many things in America and CBS’s Man With a Plan hysterically takes this to the extreme by blaming him for every bad thing that happens, from potholes to bankrupt businesses to running out of juice.
By Jorge Bonilla | | February 27, 2017 | 11:09 PM EST
Jorge Ramos' controversial speech at Univision's Premio Lo Nuestro awards show raised more questions than it answered. And the time has come for the opinionated Univision/Fusion anchor to answer these questions.
By Nicholas Fondacaro | | February 27, 2017 | 10:11 PM EST
Both ABC and NBC were desperately backing calls from partisan Democrats, Monday night, to have a special prosecutor investigate the Donald Trump’s campaign for evidence of collusion with Russia. But, took a liking to call from one particular Republican. “In Washington tonight, pressure is intensifying for an independent investigation on Russia, including a call from a leading Republican,” announced anchor Lester Holt during NBC Nightly News, “There's also new resistance to those calls by the White House.”
By Randy Hall | | February 27, 2017 | 6:57 PM EST
Some people sure can hold a grudge. One of those is Rosie O'Donnell, a former co-host on ABC's The View weekday program who's been in a feud with Donald Trump ever since they began sparring more than a decade ago.
In the latest clash between the liberal comedian and the current occupant of the White House, O'Donnell will take part in a “Resistance Address” slated to take place in Washington's Lafayette Park on Tuesday just hours before Trump gives his first address to the members of Congress.
By James Powers | | February 27, 2017 | 6:06 PM EST
It is getting harder to downplay the recent stock market rally, but The New York Times tried to keep it quiet. Fox Business Network anchor Stuart Varney blasted the Times’s lack of coverage of what he called the “Trump stock market rally.” Varney pointed out on Feb. 27, that the Business section of the Times from the day before ignored the market’s historic gains since Trump’s election. His media criticism came just hours before a 12th straight record day for the Dow Jones Industrial Average.
By NB Staff | | February 27, 2017 | 5:27 PM EST
Media Research Center President Brent Bozell on Monday knocked the New York Times for a smug ad that aired during the Oscars. Bozell appeared on the Fox Business Channel and responded to the Times’s commercial declaring the paper the arbiter of truth: “The New York Times runs this really underhanded, snide attack on the President, during the Academy Awards no less. Talk about speaking to the choir when you're doing something like that.”
By Jorge Bonilla | | February 27, 2017 | 4:40 PM EST
Univision never wastes an opportunity to remind us that it has an agenda beyond immigration. The network's coverage of a recent court ruling proves that abortion is also high on Univision's list of pet issues.
By Kyle Drennen | | February 27, 2017 | 4:10 PM EST
A newly released NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll found that 51% of Americans think the media have been “too critical” in their coverage of President Trump. That number was eight times larger than the 6% of the public who thought the press hadn’t been critical enough of the new administration. 41% said the news coverage has been objective.
By Katie Yoder | | February 27, 2017 | 3:41 PM EST
It happened at the Golden Globes, New York Fashion Week and, now, the Oscars: America’s largest abortion provider is becoming a “fashion statement.” And, in addition to entertainment news and women’s magazines, the broadcast networks are beginning to notice the trend. Following Sunday evening’s 89th Academy Awards ceremony, NBC anchor Natalie Morales reported on the red carpet “glitz and the glamour” that “was also mixed with politics.”
By Clay Waters | | February 27, 2017 | 3:00 PM EST
Emphasizing its newly discovered commitment to aggressive journalism now that Donald Trump is president, the New York Times has hired a fact-checker from PolitiFact to bolster its case for lying Trump. Twice in two days Linda Qiu has slammed President Trump’s alleged falsehoods. On Saturday she went after Trump's speech to the Conservative Political Action Conference: “After Denouncing ‘Fake News,’ a Catalog of Falsehoods.”
By Kristine Marsh | | February 27, 2017 | 1:17 PM EST
Economist and former speechwriter for Richard Nixon, Ben Stein, appeared on CNN Newsroom last Saturday, where he slammed the media for making Trump a “punching bag” and “looking for a scandal” from the president on a daily basis. Stein told CNN’s Brianna Keilar, “I don't blame him for being furious at [the media].” Stein noted, “I think he's got a lot of company."
By Kyle Drennen | | February 27, 2017 | 1:10 PM EST
In an exclusive interview with George W. Bush on Monday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer repeatedly urged the former president to criticize current President Trump’s first month in office. Lauer began the exchange by demanding: “You took office in 2001 after an extremely contentious election, controversial end to that, the Supreme Court decided it, the nation was incredibly divided. How would you compare the divisions we faced then to what we’re living through right now?”