Chuck Todd: ‘Stunned’ ‘How Easily’ Iowa Dems Criticize Hillary
August 16th, 2015 12:59 PM
On Sunday’s Meet the Press, NBC’s Chuck Todd reacted to his trip to the Iowa State Fair by admitting that he “was stunned at how many -- how easily it was to find these Democrats willing” to criticize Hillary Clinton over her e-mail scandal among other issues.
O’Donnell Hails Obama Presser: ‘More Confidence...Than Any President'
July 16th, 2015 11:18 AM
On Wednesday night, MSNBC’s Lawrence O’Donnell began his show by cheering President Obama’s news conference performance and declared he “demonstrated more confidence at the podium than any president in the history of televised presidential press conferences, more even than Kennedy.”
Chuck Todd 'Proud' of How NBC Handled Brian Williams Scandal
March 16th, 2015 5:58 PM
Talking to former CBS political analyst Jeff Greenfield at an event for 92Y in New York, NBC's Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd praised his network's handling of the Brian Williams scandal: "Look, I am proud of my news organization, that it proved that nobody's bigger, nobody is above integrity and credibility. Period." That declaration was prompted by Greenfield taking a…
CNN Media Show Leaps on Brian Williams Defense from Moyers, Joe Klein
February 8th, 2015 7:32 PM
CNN’s Reliable Sources devoted most of its show Sunday to the Brian Williams scandal, but host Brian Stelter made sure that Williams defenders in the liberal elite, from Joe Klein to Bill Moyers, were quoted and discussed. Stelter didn’t have interview or quote any conservative critics of Williams.
Stelter quoted Bill Moyers the PBS omnipresence to former network reporter and analyst…
CNN’s Stelter: CBS Was 'Overcompensating' on Benghazi, ‘Appeal to
May 12th, 2014 4:08 PM
CBS News has come under fire for a supposed conflict of interest between its president David Rhodes and his Brother Ben Rhodes, President Obama’s Deputy National Security Advisor and CNN’s Reliable Sources did its best to dismiss the issue.
Appearing on Sunday, May 11, CNN host Brian Stelter argued that “CBS has at times been so aggressive covering Benghazi that I've had…
Joe Klein Now Watches Bret Baier at Fox News Since CNN Has 'Gone in th
April 28th, 2014 11:05 PM
While a guest on the 92Y American Conversation program on Sunday, TIME magazine political analyst Joe Klein vented to host Jeff Greenfield of the Public Broadcasting System: “I miss being able to turn on a straight newscast” after returning home at 6 o'clock on weekdays.
He added that the only place he can find such a program in that format and at that time is the Fox News…
PBS Host Calls MSNBC Anchor and MSNBC Contributors 'Advocates' - To Th
October 23rd, 2013 4:54 PM
Talk about calling a spade a spade.
On MSNBC's NOW Wednesday, PBS's Jeff Greenfield called host Alex Wagner as well as the MSNBC contributors on the panel - David Corn, Joy Reid, and Katrina vanden Heuvel - "advocates" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
MSNBC's Roberts: 2012 Was GOP's 'Last Real Viable Chance' at Presidenc
July 2nd, 2013 1:39 PM
In September 2012, MSNBC host Joe Scarborough took a shot at frequent Morning Joe panelist and guest host Mike Barnicle, griping that the liberal made his morning show a “Marxist variety hour.” That observation was justified again Tuesday, as guest host Barnicle’s all-liberal panel bashed House Republicans for the second day in a row – this time on immigration reform…
David Brooks: Ted Cruz 'Has a Face That Looks a Little Like Joe McCart
April 23rd, 2013 5:45 PM
NewsBusters reported Sunday the media's chorus to silence Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Tx.) is growing louder.
As fate would have it, at roughly the same time, David Brooks was sitting down for a chat with PBS’s Jeff Greenfield at the 92nd Street Y during which the New York Times columnist said, “It doesn’t help that [Cruz] has a face that looks a little like Joe McCarthy” (…