Daily Beast Columnist Apologizes for Tweeting Conservatives 'Love Seei
July 30th, 2014 9:02 PM
Dean Obeidallah, a liberal columnist for the Daily Beast, ignited a firestorm last Friday, when he asked on Twitter: “Do conservatives defend [Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin] Netanyahu because they share the same values or because they love seeing Arabs get killed?” His answer? “Trick question: It's both.”
Five tumultuous days later, the Arab-American comedian…
Fired NY Times Editor to Greta: It's 'Easy to Demonstrate' that Team O
July 18th, 2014 8:04 AM
Barbara Boland at our sister site CNSNews.com reported that fired New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson appeared on Fox News on Wednesday night. On The Record host Greta van Susteren asked about President Obama's record on transparency. Abramson has repeatedly said Obama is the most secretive president she's covered, all the way back to Jimmy Carter.
Fox began the segment with…
Fox News Asked Hillary Clinton Three Important Questions The Liberal M
June 18th, 2014 3:22 PM
It took six television interviews but Hillary Clinton was finally asked questions that have remained absent during her book tour to promote “Hard Choices.”
On Tuesday, June 17 Clinton sat down with Fox News anchors Bret Baier and Greta Van Susteren and for the first time on television was asked about the IRS’ targeting of conservatives, the NSA spying on Americans, and…
Fox News Anchors Hammer Jon Stewart for Calling Them Hypocrites on Ira
May 7th, 2014 9:01 PM
During the Monday evening edition of Comedy Central's The Daily Show, host Jon Stewart accused the reporters at the Fox News Channel of having “hypocritical outrage and sanctimony” regarding the war in Iraq a decade ago compared to the situation in which four Americans were killed in Benghazi, Libya, on Sept. 11, 2012.
It didn't take long for Greta van Susteren -- host of…
Greta Hammers Jay Carney as 'Delusional' for Claiming Fox News Runs 'R
April 17th, 2014 11:09 PM
Thursday was a busy time for White House press secretary Jay Carney. First, he claimed that the toughest interview president Barack Obama had in 2012 was moderated by Comedy Central's Jon Stewart. As if that wasn't bizarre enough, he later stated that “there has never been a more transparent administration,” a situation that “creates headaches for us and ridiculous…
Ron Fournier Thinks Harry Reid's 'Lying' Ads Will Cause Dems to 'Pay a
April 10th, 2014 1:03 AM
The National Journal's Ron Fournier appeared on Greta Van Susteren's Fox News show on Tuesday and blasted Democratic Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid for "making facts up" and "lying" in his non-stop campaign against the eeeeevil Koch Brothers.
Bless his naive little heart, Fournier even actually said: "Shame on us if we in the media let him get away with…
Diligent Drudge Includes Obamacare Penalty in First Federal Tax Estima
March 25th, 2014 12:56 AM
On Friday afternoon, Matt Drudge announced in a tweet that "(I) Just paid the Obamacare penalty for not 'getting covered'... I'M CALLING IT A LIBERTY TAX!"
A White House spokesman and the "progressive" press proceeded to thoroughly embarrass itself in its rebuttal attempts. How do I know? Because, four days later, despite the substantial and widely-known uproar…
Pleasant Surprise: NPR’s Cokie Roberts Challenges Obama Claim About
January 27th, 2014 1:30 PM
NPR reporter Cokie Roberts had some harsh words for President Obama when she appeared as a guest on This Week w/ George Stephanopoulos on Sunday, January 26th. With President Obama scheduled to give his sixth State of the Union speech on Tuesday January 28, the ABC panel had some tough advice for the embattled president.
Roberts, who in the past has made incendiary comments…
Greta: 'Obama Administration Tried Very Hard to Discourage Fox News Fr
January 17th, 2014 10:21 AM
For well over a year, NewsBusters has been reporting how the Obama-loving media have done everything in their power to not only avoid covering the details surrounding the September 11, 2012, attack on our consulate in Benghazi, Libya, but also assist the Administration in promoting its version of events.
On Thursday, Greta Van Susteren wrote at her blog, "After Benghazi on 9/11/2012, the…
Fox News Ends Year With Higher Ratings Than MSNBC, CNN and HLN Combine
December 19th, 2013 5:30 AM
As 2013 draws to a close, Fox News Channel continues to dominate cable television news programming, according to Nielsen data through Dec. 8.
In an article for Variety, Rick Kissell stated that Fox has averaged 1.774 million viewers in prime time -- down 13 percent from last year's presidential election-driven numbers -- while the Cable News Channel fell 15 percent, and MSNBC lost 29…
Variety: Megyn Kelly Mopping the Floor With Her Time-Slot 'Competition
December 3rd, 2013 6:09 PM
Anyone doubting Roger Ailes' eye for talent needs to go somewhere else besides his shuffling of Fox News's weekday evening lineup, especially but not exclusively his decision to move Megyn Kelly into the 9 p.m. time slot.
Variety's Brian Steinberg reports that Kelly has put even more distance between Fox and its so-called competitors at CNN, MSNBC, and HLN, while Greta Van…
Fox News Clobbers CNN and MSNBC on 50th Anniversary of JFK Assassinati
November 26th, 2013 11:28 AM
On the 50th anniversary of the assassination of John F. Kennedy, you would have thought people would have been clamoring for the liberal views espoused by CNN and MSNBC.
Such wasn't the case, for last Friday, Fox News clobbered its competition from the moment the sun rose till the time most people went to bed.
Fox Nearly Doubles CNN and MSNBC's Combined Prime Time Viewers Last We
November 12th, 2013 3:12 PM
The new prime time lineup at Fox News continues to demolish its competition.
Last week, FNC almost doubled the combined viewers of CNN and MSNBC from 8PM to 11PM.
Greta Van Susteren on Obama 'Misspoke': 'New York Times Makes Itself L
November 3rd, 2013 6:27 PM
As NewsBusters reported earlier, the New York Times embarrassed itself Sunday with an editorial astonishingly claiming President Obama "misspoke" when he told Americans they could keep their health insurance plans if they liked them.
Fox News host Greta Van Susteren couldn't wait until Monday's On the Record to comment and instead took to her blog to rip the Times as only…