Media Reality Check
LOSING THEIR MINDS: Journos and Celebs Rage Against ‘Fascist’ DeSantis
New York Times columnist Margaret Sullivan laughably proclaimed on March 10 that Florida Governor Ron DeSantis “is just getting started with his rightwing agenda. That should worry us all, yet the media mostly fawns over him.” Sullivan added: “DeSantis enjoys glowing treatment from the mainstream press.” The claim is ridiculous on its face. The following are just some of the most…
10 Lies the Nets Are Letting Biden Get Away With
It’s not just the gaffes. President Joe Biden has a serious and well-documented problem when it comes to repeatedly telling outright lies. We at NewsBusters wanted to look at some of the most egregious fibs Biden has made just during his administration and how much time (if any) the broadcast networks devoted to knocking them down.
STOP THE LIE! Conservatives Like DeSantis Aren’t Erasing Black History
Liberal journalists and some celebrities have spent the last month depicting conservatives (who are merely paring back leftist indoctrination to K-12 kids) as racist bigots whose pushback against the woke agenda in public schools will bring harm to Black Americans. The following are some of the worst examples of leftists in the media attacking conservatives for their pushback against wokeness…
President’s Day Parade (of Quotes): Using History to Spin the News
Journalists love to use past presidents to measure today’s politicians, either to build up those who exemplify their historical liberal heroes, or to belittle conservatives with whom they disagree. Here’s a deep dive into the MRC’s archives showing how the media have used presidents from George Washington to Abraham Lincoln to JFK as talking points in today’s political battles.
ABC Again Ditches East Palestine, Gives Half the Time of CBS, NBC
On Tuesday, NewsBusters released a study on the broadcast network coverage of the East Palestine, Ohio train derailment that showed, since officials lifted an evacuation order on the evening of February 8 through the morning of February 14, ABC had ignored it on their flagship morning and evening newscasts while CBS and NBC had spent only one minute and 42 seconds on what’s become an…
The Worst of Yamiche! Alcindor Brings Her Venom to NBC Full-Time
The following are just some of the worst outbursts from Yamiche Alcindor via the NewsBusters archive.
Networks Abandoned Ohio Train Disaster Despite Continued Fallout
The data of network coverage from the East Palestine, Ohio trail derailment tells the story of an incurious media who were too eager to declare the issue resolved.
STUDY: TV News Shields Biden From Blame Over His Inflation Disaster
A new study from the Media Research Center finds the overwhelming majority (84%) of TV news coverage of the ongoing inflation disaster failed to mention President Biden or his administration — and when reporters did discuss the President, they mostly depicted him as working to solve the problem, rather than blaming him for causing it.
SOTU Round-Up: ‘Mr. Smooth’ Biden Beats Back ‘Bitter and Rude’ GOP
The following are just some of the most absurd (post-SOTU) outbursts from liberal journos, as caught by the NewsBusters staff.
10 Brand NEW Hunter Biden Breaking Stories the Nets Are Burying
On Wednesday, Congress begins their first public hearings on President Joe Biden’s family, including his son Hunter and his ties (revealed in his infamous laptop) to foreign companies. These hearings give the broadcast networks a new opportunity to actually cover these new developments. The following are 10 brand new Hunter stories the networks have censored.
Looking Back at Last 10 Marches for Life & the Media's Collective Yawn
Friday marked the 2023 March for Life on the National Mall on Washington D.C. with hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers to coincide with Sunday’s 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade being argued before the Supreme Court. And, with zero preview coverage Friday morning on the broadcast network news shows, it appears as though this will mark the eighth March for Life in the past 10 years with…
CENSORED! Nets Hide Elon’s Explosive Twitter Files On Hunter Scandal
MRC analysts reviewed ABC, CBS, NBC morning, evening and Sunday roundtable shows from December 2 (when the Twitter files story broke) through the morning of January 18 and found only CBS (barely) covered the Twitter files story on Hunter.
FLASHBACK: The Many Liberal Heroes of Barbara Walters
Longtime ABC News personality Barbara Walters died Friday at the age of 93. While she shouldn’t be confused with one of those classless left-wing hacks you see too much of in today’s media landscape (including on her daytime creation The View), Walters nonetheless exhibited a typical Manhattan liberalism that celebrated even the most flawed Democratic partisans.