Media Bias Debate
Fake News: Liberals Say a 'True Liberal Media' Is Nearly 'Nonexistent'
If you think the "traditional media" like CNN and NPR and MSNBC is hopelessly centrist in pursuit of "artificial balance," we'd like to propose a Breathalyzer test.
The Importance of Rupert Murdoch
The announcement that the News Corporation’s founding father Rupert Murdoch was transitioning to “chairman emeritus” status has opened the flood gates for both admirers and critics.
With Complete Lack of Self-Awareness, CNN Trashes Fox 'Outrage Porn'
CNN Primetime host Abby Phillip wasted no time on Thursday in attacking Rupert Murdoch as he steps down as CEO of Fox News, blaming him and his “outrage porn” for the state of political discourse and the “perilous” state of democracy.
Stelter Urges Media To Be 'Louder Than The Liars' That Criticize Them
Former chief media correspondent for CNN, Brian Stelter, joined MSNBC’s Ari Melber on Friday’s edition of The Beat to talk about his old employer, the media as a whole, and to proclaim that the industry’s job is to be “louder than the liars” who attack them.
Mueller 'Pit Bull' Prosecutor Becomes Lap Dog Over Hunter Indictment
As Robert Mueller's top aide during the investigation of Donald Trump on Russian collusion in the 2016 election, Andrew Weissman earned the moniker, "the pit bull." But Weissman subsequently became an MSNBC legal analyst. And on Morning Joe, he turned into a lap dog regarding the indictment of Hunter Biden on gun charges, saying, "This really strikes me as an abuse of the enormous…
CNN Backs Team Biden's Letter Telling Media To Get Tougher On GOP!
In a CNN article, senior CNN media reporter Oliver Darcy sympathizes with the Biden administration's sending of a letter to top US media executives urging them to get tougher on House Republicans in light of the possible opening of an impeachment inquiry into Biden.
Nice Try, Morning Joe! Show Argues Trump, Not Biden, Not 'All There'
Morning Joe, trying to cover for Biden's latest senior moment at his press conference in Vietnam that got so bad that his spox Karine Jean-Pierre had to step in to loudly end things, claims that it is fact Trump, and not Biden, who is not "all there."
CNN Host Phil Mattingly's Pauline Kael Moment
Similar to Pauline Kael's reputed famous line in 1968 that she couldn't understand how Nixon won, since nobody she knew voted for him, on CNN This Morning co-host Phil Mattingly says the people he talks to can't understand how Donald Trump can remain tied with Joe Biden in the polls.
IRONY: 'Morning Joe' Co-Host Whines Trump Lawyers 'Crave' Attention
On Morning Joe, Willie Geist says that Trump lawyers John Eastman, Sidney Powell, and Rudy Giuliani make frequent TV appearances because they "crave" attention. Meanwhile, Geist himself is omnipresent on NBC and MSNBC, with eight different gigs.
LOL: NBC Guest Claims Media Has Been Tougher on Biden Than He Deserves
On Sunday, NBC's Meet the Press anchor Chuck Todd interviewed author Franklin Foer who had recently written a book on the Biden presidency titled "The Last Politician." The interview was pretty standard and included questions about Foer's findings and insight on the interworkings of the Biden White House. When Todd read a quote from the book on Biden's complaints about the coverage of…
Scarborough: 'We Don't Need To Hear' What Conservative Media Is Saying
On Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough says, "we don't need to hear what they [conservative media] say. It doesn't matter what they say...We all know where this is going."
Dem Propagandist: Morning Joe Is Part of the 'Fact-Based' Community'
On Morning Joe, Jennifer Palmieri, who served as White House communications director for Obama and campaign communications director for Hillary Clinton, praised Morning Joe as "part of the fact-based community in America."
CNN Host Fights With GOP Rep. On Burisma: 'I Don't Have A Base'
Tennessee Rep. Tim Burchett returned to CNN for Wednesday’s CNN Tonight to once again go head-to-head with an anchor who denied the network has a liberal bias. This time the anchor was Sara Sidner who, while playing defense for Joe and Hunter Biden, insisted “I don’t have a base. I’m a journalist.”
Column: Pretending the Media 'Works Almost Entirely' for the Right
In the Trump era -- and in the media, it's still the Trump era -- there is no need to strain a mental muscle to prove journalists have a liberal bias. We find it everywhere. But there are still leftists who channel the spirit of Eric “What Liberal Media?” Alterman and claim our media culture has been "shaped and defined by the political right, and it works almost entirely to their advantage…