Bozell and Graham Column on 2017: The Year of Media Freakouts
December 26th, 2017 10:42 PM
The year 2017 unfolded into a massive surprise to liberals, who fully expected that before Christmas we would (a) all die in a nuclear war over Donald Trump’s tweets, or (b) be swearing in President Pence after Trump was impeached or petulantly quit because the news media were full of meanies. More than ever, the media see themselves as valiant tellers of truth. More than ever, most…
Time for a Trump Makeover of Liberal NPR and PBS
December 20th, 2017 10:24 AM
At the close of 2017, no less than seven prominent male hosts and editors of influential government-sponsored radio and television shows are out of work amid claims of sexual harassment. According to their accusers, the alleged Malevolent Seven are powerful pervs and creeps who've been running wild at NPR and PBS for decades, sponsored and subsidized by taxpayers and corporate donors.
Bee: Did Media’s ‘Misogynistic’ ‘Creeps’ Cost Hillary the Election?
December 7th, 2017 2:36 PM
Liberals in the media will say anything to justify why they turned a blind eye to sexual predators in their midst. Take TBS comedian Samantha Bee, who tried to pretend on her show, Full Frontal, last night, that these men’s “misogyny” was well evidenced by their bias against Hillary Clinton.
Lefty Writer Links Alleged Media Sexual Misconduct, Hillary’s E-Mails
November 30th, 2017 3:17 PM
Matt Lauer. Charlie Rose. Bill O’Reilly. Mark Halperin. Any one of those guys is just like the others in two important and intertwined ways, suggested Salon’s Marcotte on Wednesday: each is an alleged sexual harasser who has lost at least one high-profile media gig as a result, and each had a sexist fixation on Hillary Clinton’s “nothing-burger” e-mails.
Twitter Reveals Some Funny Charlie Rose Jokes
November 24th, 2017 7:17 AM
As reported by Mediaite, CBS late-night host Stephen Colbert addressed sexual harassment charges against CBS morning news host Charlie Rose on Tuesday night. He called it an "abuse of power, and noted Rose gave unwanted shoulder rubs, something his employees referred to as “the crusty paw.” He quipped “And you may make three wishes upon the accursed paw, all of which are…
Bozell & Graham Column: The Abrupt Shaming of Charlie Rose
November 23rd, 2017 10:59 PM
The privileged and prestigious professional life of Charlie Rose came to a shocking end this week. In the latest lurid front-page testimony on powerful men, The Washington Post reported eight women accused Rose of brutish and exhibitionist behavior. New employees were warned of being grabbed by his “crusty paw,” and female staffers testified that he liked walking out naked in front of…
Remember When Rose Lectured on Importance of ‘Respect for Women?’
November 21st, 2017 1:22 PM
CBS on Tuesday fired Charlie Rose in the wake of revelations that he sexually harassed multiple women for decades. In retrospect, his repeated claims of “respecting” and “appreciating” strong women ring particularly hollow. On September 10, 2017, the journalist grilled former ex-Donald Trump aide Steve Bannon about the infamous Billy Bush tape.
Flashback: Rose Talks ‘Extraordinary’ Sexual Assault Allegations
November 21st, 2017 1:01 PM
Sexual assault is a topic Charlie Rose has questioned others on multiple times – including one interview with comedian Amy Schumer. On Monday, CBS and PBS suspended host Charlie Rose after a Washington Post story reported on eight women accusing him of “unwanted sexual advances.” CBS has since fired him.
Flashback: Sam Bee Made Fun of Creepy, Pawing 'Charlie Rose Clones'
November 21st, 2017 12:46 PM
The NewsBusters staff was passing around an old YouTube video from Samantha Bee that she taped with Charlie Rose in his Bloomberg studios last year. It was titled "What Are You Hiding, Charlie Rose?" She asked to turn up the lights in the typically black backdrop, and was frightened to discover a crowd of "Charlie Rose clones." One clone even paws her on the shoulder: "Hi…
Megyn Kelly Faced Charlie Rose ‘Cross-Examine’ on Sexual Harassment
November 21st, 2017 11:19 AM
Opening her 9 a.m. ET hour show on Tuesday, NBC’s Megyn Kelly shared a story about being interviewed by now-disgraced PBS and CBS anchor Charlie Rose: "I wanted to share a story with you, not about harassment, but of an underlying dynamic between men and women that contributes to this culture in which inappropriate conduct goes unaddressed."
[Update] Nets Omit Alleged Harassment from Glenn Thrush, CBS Omits Al
November 20th, 2017 9:57 PM
Monday brought a deluge of new sexual harassment allegations implicating high profile men across the worlds of politics and journalism. Among the accused was CBS’s Charlie Rose, which was adequately reported by the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC). But in stark contrast, they completely omitted the emerging allegations against New York Times White House Correspondent Glenn Thrush…
Flashback: Charlie Rose Offered to Spank CBS Co-Host
November 20th, 2017 5:34 PM
CBS and PBS host Charlie Rose has been accused by eight women of sexual harassment, including groping and walking around naked in front of female colleagues. This is the same CBS This Morning journalist who offered to spank his co-host, Norah O’Donnell. On April 21, 2016, after showing video of lemurs playing, Rose blurted, “It’s either that or [the lemur’s] spanking…
Nets Tar Conservatives With Fall of ‘Hard-Line,’ ‘Far-Right’ Moore
November 10th, 2017 12:16 PM
After the shocking and serious allegations against Alabama Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore broke on Thursday, the networks on Friday jumped to tar all conservatives, reminding audiences that Moore is a “far-right,” “hard-line,” “devout Christian conservative” “Republican.” This is not how controversial Democrats get treated when they run…
Networks Censor Death Threats Against EPA Head as Left Blasts Costs
November 9th, 2017 10:04 AM
Threats against Trump administration officials have become deadly serious. EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt requested 24/7 security protection back in April and had to beef up his security detail again in October, because of the high number of threats against him and his family.