Amateur Hour at CNN: Error-Filled Chyron During Beck Rally

August 28th, 2010 8:11 PM

Ted Turner: If We Don't Prepare For Global Warming We'll Be Extinct

May 30th, 2010 6:09 PM
CNN founder Ted Turner said Saturday that if we don't prepare for global warming, we'll be extinct.In a multi-part interview with CNN Newsroom anchor Fredricka Whitfield, Turner spoke about his own devotion and dedication to environmental causes. "Have you altered all your life, all your living so you are what one would call energy responsible?" asked Whitfield. "What we really…

CNN Lowballs Nevada Tea Party Event: 'Hundreds of People, at Least Doz

March 27th, 2010 8:42 PM
If the media outlets are going to report on tea party events, they're not likely to get any benefit of the doubt much of the time. Case in point - at the Tea Party Express event on March 27 in Searchlight, Nev., which former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin spoke, CNN's Fredricka Whitfield wasn't quite prepared to give the rally credit it was due as far as participation. She estimated that hundreds, but…

Tea Party Protesters Chant 'Tell the Truth' to CNN Reporter

September 12th, 2009 4:07 PM
Taxpayer tea party activists got their chance earlier to today to speak against CNN during a live television discussion between CNN reporter Lisa Desjardins and anchor Fredricka Whitfield.With chants of "tell the truth," and "Glenn Beck," protesters made known their great displeasure with the former #1 cable network. The Beck taunt, of course, is a reference to the former CNN…

CNN's Whitfield on Notre Dame Scandal: Have Catholics 'Evolved' on the

May 18th, 2009 6:17 PM
Minutes after she praised President Obama for his “courageous” decision to accept the invitation to speak at Notre Dame, CNN anchor Fredricka Whitfield played the role of liberal advocate for the president’s commencement address, grilling one Catholic guest who questioned the university’s decision, while going easy on her other guest who was happy to see Obama speak there. Just as MSNBC’s Norah O…

CNN's Whitfield Hails as 'Courageous' Obama's Notre Dame Speech

May 17th, 2009 4:40 PM

MSM Ignore Obama DOJ Urging Court to Drop Iran Hostage Lawsuit That Im

April 24th, 2009 11:47 AM
While President Obama was extoling the virtues of wind power in an Earth Day speech, his Justice Department lawyers were attempting to scuttle a lawsuit filed in federal court against Iran by former U.S. embassy hostages. The lawsuit alleges that Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was one of the hostage-takers who interrogated the captives. Two days after the story broke on the Associated…

CNN: Palin Family Issues Like Soap Opera; Downplays Obama Relatives' T

April 17th, 2009 6:29 PM
CNN has displayed a double standard in its coverage of the difficulties involving the extended family of Sarah Palin versus that of President Barack Obama. Two programs on the network on Thursday evening used multiple soap opera references to describe recent occurrences in the “Palin family saga.” This contrasts with two incidents involving the aunt and half-brother of the president, which have…

CNN Anchors Fawn: Ted Kennedy Is 'American Royalty

May 19th, 2008 2:54 PM
During Saturday’s “Breaking News” coverage of Senator Edward Kennedy’s hospitalization for a seizure, CNN anchors Fredericka Whitfield and T. J. Holmes sycophantically referred to the Kennedy family and the Senator himself as “political royalty” and “American royalty,” as if all Americans — or even all in Massachusetts — bend their knee before the throne of Camelot.While the Bush family, for…