ABC, CBS Brush Over Huma, NBC Chats with Alleged Clinton Server Hacker
May 5th, 2016 9:53 PM
A new development in Hillary Clinton’s e-mail server scandal broke Thursday. Clinton’s longtime aide Huma Abedin was finally questioned by the FBI. Throughout the day most news outlets praised it as a sign that the investigation was coming to a close. ABC's World News Tonight dedicated a quick news brief to the topic, while CBS Evening News only allowed it two sentences. While its…
Network Evening Shows Spend 15 Mins Hyping Climate Change Agenda
November 30th, 2015 9:56 PM
Seeking to boost President Barack Obama and backers of the Paris climate change summit, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and NBC devoted on Monday night over 15 minutes of airtime across six segments touting the summit, a Discovery Channel documentary on climate change, a hashtag campaign, and climate scientists in the Arctic Circle -- to name a few examples. CBS anchor Scott…
NBC Treks to Alaska to Find ‘America’s First Climate Change Refugees'
September 1st, 2015 9:53 PM
As part of President Barack Obama’s visit to Alaska this week to promote climate change, Tuesday’s NBC Nightly News showcased investigative correspondent Cynthia McFadden’s trek to Arctic Alaska ahead of Obama to meet “some of America’s first climate change refugees” due to rising seas near their villages.
NBC Clinton Interview Moves Past Scandals With 'Heartwarming Stories'
May 4th, 2015 12:00 PM
In an interview with Bill Clinton aired on Monday's NBC Today, correspondent Cynthia McFadden pressed him on the scandal swirling around the Clinton Foundation, but she quickly moved on to gush over the "heartwarming stories" of the charity's work in Africa. McFadden, traveling with former president in Africa, began the segment by declaring: "Bill Clinton is making no…
Kevin Spacey Slams GOP: They 'Block Every Single Thing' Obama Wants
February 23rd, 2015 10:11 AM
During an interview with House of Cards actor Kevin Spacey for NBC's Meet the Press on Sunday, correspondent Cynthia McFadden noted: "A life-long Democrat, Spacey says he, like many Americans, is frustrated with Washington." Spacey proclaimed: "I think that what is truly unfortunate is when an entire party makes a decision that they're going to block every single thing that…
NBC Offers Sunday Amen to 80-Year-Old Radical 'Dynamo' 'Woman Priest'
January 18th, 2015 8:51 PM
Is there anything less newsworthy than the mostly American “womenpriest” movement protesting the Roman Catholic Church? Is there anything that’s more of a stale rerun?
On Sunday's Today, feminist NBC correspondent celebrated 80-year-old "dynamo" doing "something radical" and "sticking a well-manicured finger in the eye of the established Catholic…
NBC Asks America for Meaning of Christmas: 'Jesus' Didn't Make the Cut
December 26th, 2014 1:01 PM
NBC Nightly News offered two stories on Christmas in their December 25 newscast, including a show-ender about “what Christmas means to me.”
Somehow, this perfectly pleasant three-minute segment included lot of talk about family time and presents, and even someone saying “Happy Hanukkah,” but included no one uttering the name “Jesus.” No one defined Christmas…
NBC Hypes 'Thought-Provoking' Piece on Teachers With Guns
September 22nd, 2014 9:57 PM
On Monday night’s NBC Nightly News, the program took a look at how Utah is now allowing teachers to obtain concealed carry permits to have firearms in their schools after training and continually passing background checks. As the media has done countless times, they found a way to turn it into coming across as a bad thing.
NBC News senior legal and investigative correspondent Cynthia…
NBC’s McFadden Lobbies Valerie Jarrett to Support Hillary: ‘Poised
June 29th, 2014 1:21 PM
NBC’s Cynthia McFadden did what she does best during an interview with Valerie Jarrett, senior advisor to President Obama, lobby for Hillary Clinton to run for president.
Appearing during a taped interview that aired on NBC’s Meet the Press on Sunday, June 29, McFadden hyped how “There's no question that the person who is poised at this moment to break that…
MSNBC's Matthews: 'Dead Broke' Was a Mere 'Half Gaffe' by Hillary
June 11th, 2014 10:10 PM
Comparing Hillary Clinton's book tour to an "out of town play getting ready in New Haven," MSNBC's Chris Matthews tonight dismissed the former secretary of state's tone-deaf "dead broke" line from her interview with ABC's Diane Sawyer as a "small kind of gaffe, or even a half gaffe." [MP3 audio here; video embed follows page break]
NBC’s McFadden Reads Hillary Her Own Book: ‘Evidence...Why I Think
June 10th, 2014 8:11 PM
Hillary Clinton sat down with NBC’s Cynthia McFadden for an interview which aired on NBC Nightly News on Tuesday, June 10 to promote her new book “Hard Choices.” While the NBC reporter brought up sensitive issues such as Benghazi, when the subject turned to Clinton’s potential presidential bid, McFadden proved to be nothing more than a Hillary sycophant.
Hillary Fan Cynthia McFadden Is Leaving ABC for NBC: See Her Top 5 Cli
March 31st, 2014 5:37 PM
After 20 years of activist journalism at ABC, it was announced on Thursday that Cynthia McFadden is leaving the network for NBC. The Nightline co-anchor has fawned over many Democratic politicians, but shows a particular affinity for Hillary Clinton.
Over the decades, McFadden has compared Clinton to Thomas Jefferson and praised her as a "rock star." On another occasion, she…
ABC Gushes Over Meeting Between 'Philomena' and Pope, But Still Vilifi
February 5th, 2014 3:23 PM
Wednesday's Good Morning America on ABC ballyhooed the "breaking news" that Pope Francis shook hands with the real-life inspiration for the anti-Catholic movie "Philiomena" at the Vatican. George Stephanopoulos trumpeted the "moving journey for the woman portrayed by Judi Dench in the Oscar-nominated film" and her "remarkable story."
Bozell Column: Unaccountable Hillary Clinton
January 23rd, 2014 11:22 PM
CNN anchor Jake Tapper blandly admitted the obvious in a radio interview with conservative host Hugh Hewitt. The same reporters that insist their former GOP favorite Chris Christie is ruined for 2016 by traffic jams on a bridge are letting Hillary Clinton skate for embassy-security neglect that led to four dead government employees at Benghazi.
Why would so-called watchdogs of government…