Fireworks: White House Reporters Squabble Over Press Access

March 7th, 2022 7:51 PM

On Monday afternoon after the White House press briefing, the Briefing Room became the site of a contentious and, at times, heated debate about who gets to ask questions and how many as, thanks to longstanding power bestowed on the AP reporter slot, the Q&A portion of the briefing only lasted about 39 minutes.


Eye Roll: CNN Brings on Karem to Defend, Trumpet His Crazy Outburst

June 14th, 2018 10:50 PM
These people can be so predictable. Hours after his angry outburst during Thursday’s White House Press Briefing, Playboy writer, Sentinel Newspapers editor, and CNN political analyst Brian Karem was given a hero’s welcome on Erin Burnett OutFront to expand on his squabble with Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders over the detention of illegal immigrant children.

Rotting ‘Onion’: Bloodthirsty Israel Loves ‘Slaughtering’ Women, Kids

May 15th, 2018 5:15 PM
What’s happened to The Onion? The satirical news site on Monday and Tuesday descended into the muck of anti-Israel hatred. The Onion published three vile articles sliming the country as blood-thirsty killers of women and babies. 

Year-End Awards: Damn Those Conservatives

December 24th, 2013 9:08 AM
Today’s installment of the Media Research Center’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2013,” as selected by our 42 expert judges: The “Damn Those Conservatives Award,” recounting journalists’ nastiest attacks on conservatives. Past winners of this venerable award include: Nina Totenberg in 1991, for verbally accosting then-Senator Alan Simpson after a Nightline appearance on October 9 of that year…

NBC's Mitchell Glosses Over Anti-Israel Rant From Liberal 'Legend' Hel

July 22nd, 2013 5:51 PM
While eulogizing left-wing White House correspondent Helen Thomas on Saturday's NBC Nightly News, correspondent Andrea Mitchell conveniently minimized the controversial end to Thomas's journalistic career: "No longer in daily journalism, she drew criticism for taking sides on the Israeli/Palestinian conflict. But by then she was already a legend." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after…

George Stephanopoulos: 'Passionate,' 'Tenacious' Helen Thomas Got a 'B

July 22nd, 2013 12:26 PM
 According to George Stephanopoulos, the late Helen Thomas, who passed away on Saturday, was a "passionate," "tenacious journalist who only got a "bit" "biased" at the end of her career. The former Democratic operative turned journalist reminisced over his interactions with her when he was White House Press secretary for Bill Clinton. Appearing on Sunday's Good Morning America, Stephanopoulos…

The MRC@25: The Worst Media Bias of

September 7th, 2012 8:03 AM
Once a day for 25 days, NewsBusters is showcasing the most egregious bias the Media Research Center has uncovered over the years — four quotes for each of the 25 years of the MRC, 100 quotes total — all leading up to our big 25th Anniversary Gala on September 27. (Click here for ticket information) So far, we’ve published the worst quotes from 1988 through 1992 (you can check those out here…