NBC Finds God as Al Roker Decries ‘Sin’ of Not Fighting Climate Change
December 20th, 2018 12:55 PM
NBC’s Today on Thursday decried “sin” in America. Of course, it’s the sin of not doing enough to fight climate change. The morning show profiled an evangelical church in Washington D.C. that is lobbying Christians to take a stand on global warming. After Dr. Katharine Hayhoe talked about the responsibility to save the Earth, Al Roker marveled, “Amen to that. We are…
Jenna Bush Hager Scolds Newsweek ‘Wimp’ Cover: ‘He Was Our Hero’
December 5th, 2018 12:03 PM
During an interview with President George H.W. Bush’s granddaughters, Jenna Bush Hager and Barbara Bush, on Wednesday’s Today show, co-host Savannah Guthrie observed: “Even as little kids, Jenna and Barbara were painfully aware of the criticism their grandfather faced, but still, they knew the man behind the presidency.”
NBC Hails ‘Rock Star’ Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Touts ‘Hit’ Documentary
May 30th, 2018 3:40 PM
On Wednesday, NBC’s Today show offered a fawning love letter to Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, hailing the liberal member of the high court as a “rock star” and “box office powerhouse” due to the success of a new documentary about her life. The glowing segment never once mentioned her left-wing ideology or any of her critics.
Matt Lauer In Boxers Tells ‘Today’ Women To ‘Drink It In, Ladies’
December 30th, 2014 10:49 AM
It appears as though NBC has gone all in by creating yet another musical for the network. Following primetime productions of The Sound of Music and Peter Pan, NBC decided to create a Today musical featuring the cast and crew of the network's morning show. The 30-minute special aired on Monday, December 29 and while it included numerous scenes, one featuring Matt Lauer and his female…
Amid Scandals and Crises, NBC Does Fawning Interview With 'Father-in-C
June 12th, 2014 12:00 PM
Despite Al Qaeda being on the rise in Syria and Iraq, numerous unanswered questions remaining about the Bowe Bergdahl prisoner exchange, and the ongoing VA scandal, NBC News decided to send former first daughter and Today show correspondent Jenna Bush Hager to the White House to conduct a softball interview with President Obama on fatherhood.
Today co-host Savannah Guthrie teased the pro-…
Not All Presidential Offspring Equal: Newscasts Which Ignored Bush Pre
April 17th, 2014 8:27 PM
On Wednesday morning, December 12, 2012, Jenna Bush Hager, the daughter of former President George W. Bush and First Lady Laura Bush, announced on NBC’s Today show that she was expecting. That evening, the NBC Nightly News allocated 33 seconds to the revelation while neither ABC’s World News nor the CBS Evening News bothered to mention it.
Today (Thursday, April 17), Chelsea…
NBC Fawns Over 'White House Christmas,' But Ignores Cost of Obama Vaca
December 19th, 2012 4:23 PM
Missing from NBC's rosy Wednesday interview of Michelle Obama is her family vacation's cost to taxpayers. Reports are that the taxpayer bill for the Hawaii vacation will top $4 million.
"Come Christmas the First Family, Bo included, will head some 5,000 miles away from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue," Today contributing correspondent Jenna Bush Hager said during NBC's "A…
NBC Highlights Bush Efforts to Fight AIDS in Africa
December 22nd, 2011 11:45 AM
Thursday's Today show gave NBC contributing correspondent Jenna Bush Hager - daughter of former President George W. Bush - the opportunity to devote a report to her father's efforts to fight AIDS.
As he introduced the piece, substitute co-anchor Carl Quintanilla gave President Bush credit for the federally funded program that he pushed for when he was in office. Quintanilla: