Politico Wonders: Is Fox’s Peter Doocy ‘Trolling the White House?’

May 7th, 2021 4:52 PM

Politico Magazine’s Friday “cover story” profiled Fox News White House correspondent Peter Doocy and, topping out at nearly 5,000 words, featured plenty of interesting biographical information about his upbringing (with his father being Fox & Friends co-host Steve Doocy), his approach to covering the White House, and his views on journalism.


CNN Veteran Sesno Slams Media’s Lack of Vetting for Kavanaugh Accusers

October 7th, 2018 4:32 PM
After defending the liberal media’s anti-Brett Kavanaugh crusade Saturday night, CNN’s Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter got rebuked by former CNN bureau chief Frank Sesno on Sunday. According to Sesno, the media’s coverage of President Trump was “unrelentingly negative”. He then ripped into the utter lack of standards the media employed before running with uncorroborated allegations against…

Who's More 'Authoritarian'? Trump or Media That Want Him to Shut Up?

December 6th, 2016 5:30 PM
After Trump's thank-you rally in Cincinnati, CNN's Dana Bash complained. “There were lots of divisive comments, especially and unfortunately about the press, which I wish he would stop doing." CNN's Brian Stelter said his anti-media remarks make him an "authoritarian." But which is more authoritarian? A president that criticizes the press? Or a press that insists that the president must shut up…

Stelter: Media 'Need' to Start Calling Trump an 'Authoritarian'

December 4th, 2016 5:17 PM
CNN’s Brian Stelter took his anti-Donald Trump bias to new heights Sunday during his show Reliable Sources, where he argued that the media had to start referring to the president-elect as an authoritarian. “I talk to international correspondents who say to you, ‘This is exactly what authoritarians do. This is what strongmen do. This is what happens in authoritarian regimes,’” he claimed, “I think…

Soledad O’Brien on Baltimore Riots: ‘Thug is a Proxy’ for ‘N-Word’

May 3rd, 2015 3:12 PM
Former CNN anchor Soledad O’Brien appeared on Sunday’s Reliable Sources to add her name to the list of liberals who argue that calling the rioters in Baltimore “thugs” is just “a proxy, is a word we use instead of the N-word.” O’Brien asserted she “can't think of a situation where there's ever been a headline or someone has called a white young person who is in the middle of a violent protest…

Sesno: O'Reilly Allegation Nowhere 'Near on That Scale' of Williams

February 20th, 2015 3:48 PM
On Thursday's CNN Tonight, former CNN correspondent Frank Sesno brushed aside David Corn's supposed expose of Bill O'Reilly's claims about his reporting of the Falkland War: "It's not a Brian Williams problem. I don't think it's anywhere near on that scale." Sesno later added, "I just don't think that this is on a par...[with] the issues, the exaggerations, and the trouble that Brian Williams is…

Eleanor Clift: 'I Say to Myself Every Day Eleanor, Think Less Tweet Mo

October 13th, 2013 3:52 PM
Just in time for Halloween, the Daily Beast's Eleanor Clift said something that should scare the heck out of people on both sides of the aisle. Appearing on CNN's Reliable Sources, Clift actually said, "I say to myself every day Eleanor, think less tweet more" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

CNN: Journalism Students Get News From CBS, MSNBC, NBC, NPR, NYT and J

October 6th, 2013 7:22 PM
You want to know why most members of the press are liberal? Well, as CNN's Reliable Sources showed Sunday during an interview with a group of journalism students at the George Washington University School of Media and Public Affairs, these folks apart from Facebook and Twitter get their "news" from liberal sources such as the Associated Press, CBS, CNN, MSNBC, NBC, NPR, the New York Times,…

Bozell Column: Al Gore, Super Rich Sellout

January 8th, 2013 10:27 PM
The liberal media have spent 12 years feeling sorry for Al Gore.The Man Who Should Have Won in 2000 has had megatons of positive publicity dumped on him, hailing him as the “Goracle.” They cheered as leftists honored him with the Nobel Peace Prize and gave an Oscar to his filmed eco-sermon “An Inconvenient Truth.” So when Gore sold his left-wing cable channel Current TV to al-Jazeera for $…

Kurtz, Panelists Worry About Fate of CNN, ‘Last Bastion of Televisio

December 3rd, 2012 3:58 PM
Now that former NBC News president Jeff Zucker is set to take over as president of CNN, the fate of the cable news network is an open question. In a Sunday discussion about the transition, CNN media critic Howard Kurtz and his guests passed over the network's left-of-center reporting, implying instead that CNN is somehow devoid of bias compared to its primary competitors, MSNBC and Fox News.…

David Zurawik Makes Fools Out Of Chip Reid and Frank Sesno on Reliable

August 1st, 2010 6:55 PM
The Baltimore Sun's David Zurawik on Sunday made fools out of CBS White House Correspondent Chip Reid and former CNNer Frank Sesno.Ironically, this happened during a "Reliable Sources" segment on CNN dealing with today's "Poisonous Press."With host Howard Kurtz leading a discussion about how news outlets today are spending a great deal of time bashing each other, the conversation predictably led…

Sesno Bashes Fox's Tea Party Coverage, Defends Olbermann and Roesgen

April 19th, 2009 5:23 PM
In today's You've Got To Be Kidding Me moment, former CNN personality Frank Sesno scolded Fox News for its coverage of last week's Tea Parties while defending the disgraceful behavior of Keith Olbermann and Susan Roesgen.This from a man who is now a professor of media and public affairs at George Washington University.Appearing on CNN's "Reliable Sources," this was Sesno's opinion of the Tea…

Lou Dobbs Tweaks CNN Brass by Hosting and Praising Ann Coulter

January 14th, 2009 7:00 AM

How Will Media Report Tenth Anniversary of Clinton Impeachment

December 19th, 2008 10:53 AM
Ten years ago, the House of Representatives voted to impeach President William Jefferson Clinton.Ten years later, how will the very media that helped sway public opinion in order to prevent a guilty verdict in the Senate report this anniversary?As a preview of what we should expect, here's how CNN's Frank Sesno recounted the tawdry details during Thursday's "American Morning" (video embedded…