NBC, CBS Promote NY Daily News's 'Terrorist' Smear of the NRA's CEO
December 5th, 2015 12:35 AM
Friday's NBC Nightly News and CBS Evening News both spotlighted the New York Daily News's latest anti-conservative front page, which denigrated Wayne LaPierre of the NRA as a "terrorist." CBS's Nancy Cordes touted how "the always-heated gun debate has gotten personal. The New York Daily News...called the head of the National Rifle Association a 'terrorist.'…
CBS: Jailed Clerk 'Last Front in a Losing Battle Against Gay Marriage'
September 4th, 2015 12:16 AM
At the top of Thursday’s CBS Evening News, anchor Scott Pelley proclaimed that the jailing of Rowan County, Kentucky Democratic Clerk Kim Davis “could be the last front in a losing battle against same-sex marriage” as she had been refusing to issue marriage licenses to gay couples since the U.S. Supreme Court’s ruling legalizing gay marriage on June 26.
Walloping Walker: The Media’s Worst Attacks on the Wisconsin Governor
July 14th, 2015 10:17 AM
Scott Walker’s official entry into the 2016 presidential race has already been met with questions about his sophistication and readiness to be president by the liberal media. The day of Walker’s announcement The New York Times’ Patrick Healy portrayed the GOP governor as someone who isn’t ready for the world stage: “Two words these [Walker] voters do not use about…
Nets Bash Walker on Immigration, Having 'No Foreign Policy Experience'
July 13th, 2015 10:24 PM
On Monday night, the major broadcast networks were out in full force to go after Republican Governor Scott Walker (Wisc.) during 2016 presidential announcement for his stance on illegal immigration, “no foreign policy experience,” and comments about union protesters along with an urging by ABC’s David Muir to criticize fellow presidential candidate Donald Trump. Muir scored an…
CBS: ‘Questions’ About Scott Walker’s ‘Readiness for Prime Time’
July 13th, 2015 10:38 AM
During it’s preview of Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker’s presidential announcement on Monday, CBS This Morning made sure to cast doubt on whether or not the Republican was “ready” to assume the White House in 2016. The CBS reporter insisted that “awkward exchanges” like one with a British reporter “have raised questions about his readiness for prime…
Networks Blame Guns for Violent Fourth of July Weekend in Chicago
July 7th, 2015 12:36 AM
While it may have been surprising that all three broadcast networks covered on Monday evening the deadly violence in Chicago over the Fourth of July weekend, what wasn’t surprising was that they looked to blame guns for the violence and advanced the cause of more gun control (as opposed to gang violence or the need for better policing).
‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ Never Happened, But Networks Keep Using It
June 1st, 2015 10:25 AM
Friday night's The Kelly File on Fox News Channel shared a new Media Research Center report on how the media has perpetuated the false narrative of "hands up, don't shoot" since the fatal shooting of Michael Brown this past August.
CBS: Will Walker Loss 'Send a Message' About His 'Policies & Politics'
October 28th, 2014 10:03 PM
With the midterm elections one week away from Tuesday, the CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley profiled the race in Wisconsin for governor as incumbent Governor and Republican Scott Walker faces off against Democratic candidate Mary Burke.
While it’s certainly worth covering governor’s races across the country, CBS News correspondent Dean Reynolds chose to…
CBS Bizarrely Wonders if Pope Francis is 'Breaking With The Vatican
July 30th, 2013 5:28 PM
Monday's CBS Evening News offered the usual biased coverage of religion, and specifically, the Catholic Church, as it reported on Pope Francis' widely misrepresented remarks on homosexuals. Dean Reynolds' only talking head was a former priest who apparently "quit the priesthood...after he felt the Church intended to purge gays", and even wondered if the Pope was throwing…
CBS Highlights Ex-IRS Staffer Who Declares There Were No Politics at C
May 21st, 2013 8:47 AM
Monday’s CBS Evening News took one break from Oklahoma tornado coverage – to run a piece on how an IRS manager who recently retired from the Cincinnati office, where 501 (c)(4) applications were processed, declared “politics and religion were things that people generally didn’t talk about at work.”
Reporter Dean Reynolds focused on the assurances by Bonnie Esrig…
Media Crusade Against Chick-Fil-A Continues
July 31st, 2012 4:39 PM
The manufactured controversy over Chick-Fil-A won’t be dying down anytime soon, if media figures get their way.
Chick-Fil-A President Dan Cathy stated that he was “guilty as charged” when it came to supporting the traditional family, and commented on a radio show that “I think we are inviting God’s judgment on our nation when we shake our fist…
ABC, CBS & NBC Wait Five Days to Report Obama's 'You Didn't Build That
July 18th, 2012 4:35 PM
When Barack Obama insulted job creators everywhere, last Friday, by charging: "If you've got a business, you didn't build that, somebody else made that happen," the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks didn’t pounce on the politically damaging remark. It took five days and Romney making it the centerpiece of his speech on Tuesday before the first network mention - by…
NBC's Brian Williams Decries 'People Who Had Never Been to Wisconsin
June 7th, 2012 5:17 PM
Remarking that Wisconsin voters had "decided to leave their governor in office" on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams contemptuously declared that "money flowed into that state from all over the country, from people who had never been to Wisconsin, had no connection to Wisconsin. Part of the new and unlimited spending that is changing politics in a hurry.…
Miley Cyrus, Miss USA Get More Time Than Wisconsin Recall on Big Three
June 6th, 2012 2:11 PM
The Big Three networks certainly have their priorities straight. ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning shows on Wednesday dedicated more time to entertainment news than the results of the Wisconsin recall election. On CBS This Morning, Disney's new ban on junk food ads from its kids programming received a minute and a half more than the political story. The same gap occurred on ABC's Good…