Telemundo Finds Itself Out of Balance
January 31st, 2018 11:18 PM
Once upon a time, Telemundo sought to answer a need in the marketplace by taking a "Just the News" approach, to critical and ratings acclaim. But it appears that the network is eschewing that approach in favor of more one-sided coverage, especially when it comes to immigration.
NYT Freaks: Says EPA Cuts Will Harm Defenseless States
April 12th, 2017 9:03 AM
Hiboko Tabuchi of the New York Times wrote a supposed news story lamenting the Trump administration’s proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency. It was presented both in headline and tone as an editorial: “What’s at Stake in the Cuts Proposed for the E.P.A.” The photo selection really rubbed in the emotional aspect of the administration’s brutal (proposed…
Eco-Rioters Burn, Shoot and Throw Bombs; CBS Sees Only 'Activists'
October 28th, 2016 12:28 PM
Violent rioters on Thursday burned a bridge, shot at police and threw bombs in order to stop the building of a pipeline in North Dakota. Yet, the journalists at CBS This Morning saw only “activists” and kept the focus on their plight. Reporter Barry Petersen interviewed four of the radical protesters, but just one representative attempting to stop the chaos. He also ignored the…
Environmentalists Escalate Protest to ‘Dangerous’ Pipeline Tampering
October 12th, 2016 3:45 PM
While many activists fighting the Dakota Access oil pipeline have been exposed and even arrested for trespassing on the property, Climate Direct Action turned to criminal eco-terrorism in “solidarity” on Oct. 11.
Climate change activists disrupted crude oil flowing through multiple pipelines by tampering with pipelines in four states simultaneously, according to Reuters. Enbridge Inc…
'Supergirl' Finally Reveals What the 'S' Means (It's Not 'Super')
November 3rd, 2015 1:06 AM
Despite succumbing to the liberal mindset that crude oil is the enemy of the planet at the beginning of episode 2 “Stronger Together,” CBS’ Supergirl offers an important lesson in teamwork.
Maddow Won't Ask if Pipelines Safer Than Rail for Transporting Oil
April 19th, 2015 9:08 PM
Sometimes the obvious eludes us. And all too often on MSNBC, the obvious appears deliberately avoided.
Case in point -- Rachel Maddow devoted a significant portion of her show on Thursday, two full segments, to railway accidents involving crude oil. In the last year alone, Maddow pointed out, trains carrying oil have derailed in Galena, Ill., Mount Carbon, W.V., and Lynchburg, Va., igniting…
AP, NYT AWOL on FCC's Newsroom Snooping Proposal
February 21st, 2014 11:59 PM
On Thursday, Kyle Drennen at NewsBusters noted that none of the three broadcast networks had covered the intent of the Federal Communications Commission, in the words of Byron York at the Washington Examiner, to "send government contractors into the nation's newsrooms to determine whether journalists are producing articles, television reports, Internet content, and commentary that…
Exxon Mobil-Hater Rachel Maddow Now Sponsored By...Exxon Mobil
December 21st, 2013 4:56 PM
It is quite possible that no American company has received more criticism from MSNBC's Rachel Maddow than Exxon Mobil.
Despite this, at the beginning of a commercial break of her program Wednesday, an unidentified announcer said, "The Rachel Maddow Show is brought to you by Exxon Mobil" (video follows with commentary):
CBS Report Mirrors Left-Wing Group’s Pipeline Press Release
November 19th, 2013 3:24 PM
Since TransCanada proposed building the Keystone XL Pipeline in 2009, liberal actors, environmentalists, and the media have attacked the plan. Four years later, the media continue to work against the company that proposed building it, TransCanada and this time they had help.
On Nov.12, CBS “Evening News” did a segment on repairs being made by TransCanada to the recently built…
NBC's Curry: U.S. to Blame for 'Toxic Legacy' of Oil Drilling in the A
May 3rd, 2013 2:54 PM
Previewing an upcoming story for NBC's Rock Center on Friday's Today, correspondent Ann Curry warned that tribes of the Amazon rain forest "are sharpening their spears and preparing their blow guns to fight Ecuador's new plan to auction as much as 8 million acres of the rain forest for oil drilling." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]
She then cited…
Actress Rosario Dawson Argues Keystone Pipeline's for China, Not for t
February 18th, 2013 7:50 AM
MRCTV's Joe Schoffstall caught up with liberal actress Rosario Dawson yesterday at the Washington rally against the Keystone XL pipeline. Dawson insisted President Obama "could and should do more" for green energy, and the old "brown" kind somehow doesn't create jobs.
"This pipeline is not for the benefit of the American people," she said. "This…
Fact Checking the Fact-Challenged Obama Auto Bailout Czar
October 18th, 2012 8:37 AM
Ex-Barack Obama Administration $82 Billion Auto Bailout Czar Steve Rattner has a bit of a problem telling the truth.
What Rattner does not have is a problem with the Jurassic Press Media calling him on his serial flights of factual fancy.
Alec Baldwin: 'Oil Whore' James Inhofe Should 'Retire to a Solar-Power
March 18th, 2012 9:50 AM
Actor Alec Baldwin went on another Twitter tirade Saturday evening.
This time his target was Sen. James Inhofe (R-Ok.) whom he called an "oil whore" and said should "retire to a solar-powered gay bar":
CBS Reruns Slam at Bush Over Katrina; Touted Nagin as 'Expert
August 29th, 2011 12:53 PM
CBS's Bill Plante inserted the oft-repeated media spin about the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina into his report on Monday's Early Show. Plante ignored the poor handling of Katrina at the state and local levels, spotlighting instead how "the stranded and homeless wandered the streets of New Orleans" as Bush flew overhead. But three days earlier, CBS…