Go Figure: 'Morning Joe' Hosts Blame Facebook for Vaccine Failures
July 19th, 2021 8:54 PM
On Friday, desperate to deflect blame from his administration's failure to increase vaccination rates across the country, President Biden recklessly accused Facebook of “killing people” due to the spread of misinformation about COVID-19 vaccines on various social media platforms. On Monday, MSNBC's Morning Joe co-host Mika Brzezinski rushed to agree with the President's…
MSNBC’s Ruhle: Unmasking Scandal ‘Completely Made Up,’ ‘Nonsense’
May 15th, 2020 12:43 PM
On her Friday morning show, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle kept up her network’s insistence that there was “nothing” to see regarding the controversy swirling around top Obama administration officials – including Joe Biden – urging the unmasking of Michael Flynn. Following days of her fellow liberal hosts pushing the same claim, Ruhle assured viewers the scandal was…
MSNBC Keeps Trying to Blame Fox News for Spread of COVID-19
April 3rd, 2020 4:58 PM
On her 9:00 a.m. ET hour show on Friday, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle kept up her network’s effort to actually blame competitor Fox News for the spread of coronavirus across the country. She and her guests repeatedly suggested that Fox was providing “misinformation” that would “put people’s lives in danger.”
MSNBC Accuses Fox News of Coronavirus ‘Misinformation’
March 13th, 2020 2:55 PM
On Friday, MSNBC was eager to exploit the coronavirus to bash cable competitor Fox News, accusing the rival network of spreading “misinformation” about the disease and even endangering the lives of its viewers. The discussion took place on the same show that labeled the virus President Trump’s “Chernobyl” on Thursday.
MSNBC Slams ‘Conservative Media’ Trying to ‘Politicize’ Coronavirus
February 28th, 2020 12:57 PM
Leading off a discussion on media coverage of the coronavirus, on Friday, MSNBC anchor Stephanie Ruhle quickly went to work attacking Fox News. Why? Because the competing cable channel was calling out attempts in the press to blame the Trump administration for the spread of the disease.
Democrats Pressure Google, Facebook to Change Ad Policy
November 8th, 2019 2:31 PM
The left has been pressuring Big Tech companies to change their ad policies in preparation for the 2020 election. The Wall Street Journal reports that Google is considering following the footsteps of Twitter when it comes to changing its political ad policies.
MSNBC: Only Liberal Media Watchers Understand ‘Sins of the President’
October 4th, 2019 4:48 PM
Appearing on MSNBC Live With Stephanie Ruhle on Friday morning, NBC News senior media reporter Dylan Byers warned that President Trump’s reaction to the Democrats’ impeachment push was a “very strategic effort” and argued that only those getting their news from liberal media outlets would truly understand the “sins of the President.”
You Think?! MSNBC Wonders If Media Too ‘Fixated’ on ‘Sharpiegate’
September 6th, 2019 1:12 PM
During a brief moment of self-awareness on Friday, MSNBC actually entertained the possibility that the media played a role in exaggerating the minor controversy over a White House weather map being altered with a Sharpie. The discussion in the 9:00 a.m. ET hour worried that the press was too “fixated” on the topic and just creating a “feedback loop” of excessive coverage.
Byers Scoffs at Conservatives Targeted by Twitter: 'Does Not Exist!'
March 20th, 2019 2:13 PM
Wednesday on MSNBC, NBC senior media reporter Dylan Byers scoffed at the notion that some conservatives were being targeted on social media platforms, calling it a “comical” conspiracy theory that in reality, “does not exist.” These comments came in response to President Trump attacking Twitter and Facebook for anti-conservative “discrimination” Tuesday and…
MSNBC Frets Over Media Providing ‘Platform for President’s Propaganda'
January 8th, 2019 2:52 PM
Touting Democrats demanding equal air time from the media to respond to President Trump’s upcoming White House address on immigration, on Tuesday, MSNBC anchor Craig Melvin noted that the call came “after networks were criticized for airing the President’s address in the first place.” In the discussion that followed, pundits worried that the press was providing a “…
Bob Woodward Slams CNN’s White House Lawsuit as ‘Taking Trump’s Bait’
November 13th, 2018 10:35 PM
Best known for his coverage of the Watergate scandal more than 45 years ago, Bob Woodward is still considered an “elder statesman” by many in today’s mainstream press. However, Woodward’s star is apparently fading since the Washington Post associate editor’s recent book -- Fear: Trump in the White House -- failed to draw enough critical acclaim or high enough sales,…
Boo Hoo! NBC’s Byers Complains Twitter’s ‘A Minefield for Journalists’
October 22nd, 2018 3:57 PM
Late Monday morning on NBCNews.com, former CNNer and current NBC senior media reporter Dylan Byers bemoaned how social media sites have become “a minefield for journalists” where they face “perils” such as “stray[ing] from reporting” and thus “opening news organizations to accusations of partisan bias.”
CNN’s Byers Laments ‘Drain of Talent’ With Harassers Leaving Media
November 21st, 2017 11:41 PM
On Tuesday night, Twitter’s new 280-character limit appeared to have claimed its first victim. In an unbelievable and now deleted tweet, CNN media reporter Dylan Byers openly lamented how much “talent” the media and the entertainment industries was losing because of the flood of sexual harassment allegations. As expected, the reaction was swift and fierce and garnered literally…
Hillary Aides Slam CNN's Bourdain, Boyfriend of Weinstein Accuser
October 12th, 2017 10:06 PM
Just when it seemed that the scandal surrounding Harvey Weinstein couldn't get more sordid, current and former aides and advisors of Hillary Clinton have rushed to her defense after Anthony Bourdain, a famous chef and host of his own program on the Cable News Network, defended girlfriend Asia Argento, one of several women accusing the Hollywood mogul of sexual harassment, assault and even…