Double Standard: Lefty Ramos Can Moderate Debate But FNC 'Too Biased'
September 17th, 2019 6:29 PM
During Sunday’s MediaBuzz, host Howard Kurtz and the panel discussed the biased performance of Univision activist anchor Jorge Ramos and his role co-moderating the most recent Democratic debate. After playing some clips showcasing Ramos’s left-wing bias, Kurtz asked: “How is Jorge Ramos able to sit on that ABC panel and crusade and is that kind of an embarrassment to…
Bartiromo on FNC: ‘Yes,’ the Media Could Talk Us Into ‘Recession’
August 26th, 2019 12:51 PM
As recession headlines and stories proliferate, Fox News MediaBuzz anchor Howard Kurtz had an important question for anchor Maria Bartiromo: could negative media talk damage the U.S. economy? “Do the media have the power, even if they were so inclined for dastardly political reasons, to crash the economy?” Kurtz asked Bartiromo on Aug. 25.
Mollie Hemingway: Last Week Was ‘Turning Point’ for ‘Worst of Media'
August 12th, 2019 9:54 PM
After two mass shootings took place within hours of each other last week, the Sunday panelists on the Fox News Channel’s MediaBuzz discussed the concept that people in the media accused President Trump of being responsible for the shootings in El Paso, Texas, and Dayton, Ohio. Our friend Mollie Hemingway of The Federalist went so far as to state that people in the media blamed Trump…
Kurtz Scolds Media Treating Trump Racist Label as Fact
July 16th, 2019 1:17 PM
Appearing on America’s Newsroom Tuesday morning, Fox News media analyst Howard Kurtz took the liberal media to task for matter-of-factly declaring President Trump to be a racist following his controversial tweets attacking left-wing members of Congress. Kurtz cautioned his press colleagues against claiming to know the motivations of the President.
Sharyl Attkisson, Kurtz Slam 'Hostile' Coverage of Trump
July 1st, 2019 6:33 PM
On Sunday’s MediaBuzz, Fox News Channel host Howard Kurtz interviewed Sinclair’s Full Measure host Sharyl Attkisson on a variety of topics, including the media’s overreaction to “joking exchanges” between President Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G-20, but the pair primarily focused on the collapse of “neutrality and fairness…
FNC's Kurtz Schools Todd on Claim Network 'Enabled' Trump's Biden Jab
June 3rd, 2019 8:41 PM
On Sunday’s edition of MediaBuzz, Fox News host Howard Kurtz covered MSNBC host Chuck Todd’s “pretty obvious swipe at this network that is based on his conception of how Fox covers Trump.” Todd had claimed that the network had “enabled” President Trump’s tweet agreeing with the analysis of North Korean dictator Kim Jong-un that his possible 2020…
Howard Kurtz: 'The Media Were Avenatti's Enabler'
May 23rd, 2019 7:09 PM
Another day, another lawsuit for the creepy porn lawyer. It seems as though it was only yesterday when Michael Avenatti was touted as being a potential Democratic 2020 presidential candidate and the golden boy of the mainstream media as a whole. The incessant fawning over Avenatti by his friends at CNN and MSNBC is difficult to forget, however, the networks are failing to acknowledge the enabling…
Alan Dershowitz: CNN Chose Avenatti Over Me for Russia Probe Analysis
April 22nd, 2019 8:15 AM
Alan Dershowitz told Howard Kurtz on Sunday's MediaBuzz that, despite his long and distinguished legal career, CNN chose Michael Avenatti over him to be their go-to guy for legal analysis about the Trump-Russia collusion probe.
Bret Baier: The Left Suffers From 'Fox Derangement Syndrome'
March 12th, 2019 6:23 AM
Howie Kurtz, host of Fox News’s Media Buzz, sat down for an interview with Special Report anchor Bret Baier, which aired on Sunday. The two discussed the Democratic National Committee’s decision not to allow Fox News to moderate a Democratic primary debate and the New Yorker article that they used as a justification for making that decision. Baier concluded that “there is a…
Kurtz Hits Media Hypocrisy on Liberal TV Stars Wearing Blackface
February 24th, 2019 3:10 PM
On Sunday's MediaBuzz show on Fox News Channel, host Howard Kurtz gave a commentary in which he highlighted recent media double standards on the issue of whites wearing blackface, including the firing of Megyn Kelly from NBC's Today show simply for mildly defending the practice, when several prominent liberals affiliated with NBC and in other places have openly done routines in blackface…
FNC Highlights Media Double Standard in Ignoring Northam on Abortion
February 6th, 2019 11:04 AM
On Monday evening, FNC's Special Report with Bret Baier ran a full report by Howard Kurtz in which the Fox News media analyst recounted for viewers the blatant imbalance in time devoted to controversial comments made about abortion by Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam, in contrast with revelations that he appeared in blackface more than 30 years ago.
Ex-NY Times Editor Rips Her Own Paper As 'Raw Opinion' Against Trump
January 2nd, 2019 2:03 PM
Fox News media analyst Howard Kurtz reported Wednesday that former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson offers an "extraordinary rebuke" of her former newspaper in a new book. Abramson, who led the Times from 2011 to 2014, called out current executive editor Dean Baquet: "His news pages were unmistakably anti-Trump...the more anti-Trump the Times was perceived to be, the…
Fox's Howard Kurtz Rips Shoddy NY Times Story on Trump's Draft Doc
December 27th, 2018 8:12 PM
On Thursday morning on America's Newsroom, Fox News Mediabuzz host Howard Kurtz ripped into The New York Times for a sketchy front page story by reporter Steve Eder on Wednesday claiming a foot doctor named Dr. Larry Braunstein "may" have faked a bone-spurs diagnosis for young Donald Trump to avoid the draft as a favor for the president's father Fred Trump, who owned the doctor…
Fox Calls Out Media for 'Fueling that Fire' for Trump Impeachment
December 19th, 2018 9:08 PM
As NewsBusters executive editor Tim Graham recalled Wednesday morning, December 19 marked 20 years since President Bill Clinton was impeached by the House of Representatives. The date largely went unnoticed by the liberal media but it was noted by Fox News Channel’s Special Report. Immediately following that notation, anchor Bret Baier called out the media for wishing “to see…