Nets Thrilled by Obama ‘Historic' Cuba Trip: He’s Bigger Than Beyonce!
February 18th, 2016 3:43 PM
The network morning shows on Thursday were beside themselves with glee over the White House announcing President Obama would travel to Cuba in March. While all three broadcasts hailed the upcoming “historic trip,” it was ABC’s Good Morning America that went the extra mile by proclaiming the President was more popular than singer Beyonce on the island nation.
Nets Cheer ‘Historic Moment’ in Cuba, Barely Note Dissidents Kept Out
August 14th, 2015 4:38 PM
While all three broadcast networks on Friday morning celebrated the American flag being raised at the newly-reopened U.S. embassy in Havana, CBS ignored Cuban dissidents not being invited to the ceremony, while NBC and ABC gave mere seconds to the controversy.
One Year Later: How the Media Spun Ferguson Falsehood
August 5th, 2015 2:32 PM
One year ago this Sunday, 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot during a struggle with then police officer Darren Wilson in Ferguson, Missouri. Immediately after Brown was killed, protests and misinformation spread throughout Ferguson and across America, but not without the media’s help. Brown’s friend claimed Brown had his hands up and was facing away from Wilson when Wilson shot and…
Nets Celebrate ‘Historic New Era’ in U.S.-Cuba Relations
July 20th, 2015 11:42 AM
On Monday, hosts and reporters on the NBC, ABC, and CBS morning shows could hardly contain their excitement as they cheered an “historic new era” in relations between the United States and Cuba. On NBC’s Today, co-host Matt Lauer touted: “Overnight, for the first time in five decades, full diplomatic ties were officially restored. That paves the way for the reopening of…
ABC, NBC Cheer Imminent Opening of U.S/Cuban Embassies
July 1st, 2015 9:54 PM
On the heels of President Barack Obama’s announcement on Wednesday that the United States and Cuba will soon open respective embassies in Havana and Washington, the “big three” of ABC, CBS, and NBC covered the story on their evening newscasts with ABC and NBC expressing particular enthusiasm at the move and little to no criticism of the President’s Cuba policy. In…
NBC, ABC Gush Over ‘Celebrity-Packed Secret Soiree’ at White House
June 16th, 2015 3:19 PM
While NBC’s Today and ABC’s Good Morning America ignored longtime Clinton aide Sidney Blumenthal testifying before the House Benghazi Committee on Tuesday, both morning shows eagerly touted a “celebrity-packed secret soiree” at the White House “with 500 guests, including a couple of music legends.”
Pummeling Perry: The Media’s Worst Attacks on the Fmr Texas Governor
June 4th, 2015 10:00 AM
If his 2012 presidential run is any indicator, Rick Perry’s jump into the 2016 presidential race will bring about a flurry of the liberal media’s favorite pejoratives to hit Republicans with. Racist? Anti-science? Religious bigot? Gun nut? Heartless cutter of programs for the poor? You name it, the former Texas governor was called it by his haters in the leftist press.
Obamacare Penalty Hits Taxpayers, Nets Ignore in 91% of Stories
April 9th, 2015 10:09 AM
Surprise! Millions of uninsured Americans could owe Uncle Sam extra this tax season because of Obamacare. The IRS began penalizing tax filers this year if they failed to purchase insurance in 2014. Obamacare, formally known as the Affordable Care Act (ACA), included an insurance mandate.
Americans must buy qualified health insurance or face the larger of two tax penalty options when they…
ABC, NBC Use Covert Liberals to Fret Court Case Could ‘Kill ObamaCare'
March 4th, 2015 10:30 PM
Continuing the standard set by NBC’s Today, on Wednesday night the major broadcast networks played up the fears that “health care coverage for millions” might be lost and “could doom ObamaCare” if the U.S. Supreme Court, in a case heard on Wednesday, rules against the federal government and its federal subsidies. ABC and NBC used covert liberal activists,…
ABC’s WNT, NBC NN Stage Full-Fledged Cuban Tourism Infomercials
January 21st, 2015 11:00 PM
In conjunction with the U.S. diplomatic delegation arriving in Cuba on Wednesday for talks with the Communist regime, ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir and NBC Nightly News went out of their way to all but again ignore the brutal past of the Castro government and instead stage unapologetic promotions of the country that lies 93 miles to…
ABC’s Jim Avila Promotes Obama’s New Cuba Policy Ahead of SOTU
January 20th, 2015 10:59 AM
On Tuesday, ABC’s Good Morning America previewed President Obama’s 7th State of the Union address and the network did its best to play up President Obama’s recent unilateral actions aimed at normalizing American relations with Cuba. During a brief report that sounded more like a White House press release, ABC’s Jim Avila insisted that “tonight at the State of…
ABC Offers Little Criticism for Cuba Move: It 'Helped Thaw a Cold War'
December 18th, 2014 11:38 AM
The journalists of Good Morning America on Thursday cheered Barack Obama's efforts to "help thaw a Cold War" and offered little in the way of criticism for the President's actions to normalize relations with Cuba. Reporter Jim Avila hyped, "Well soon many more Americans will be able to hop a plane to Havana, take a tour, even legally buy one of those famous cigars."
ABC Cheers Dem. Julian Castro: ‘What’s Next For The Rising Star?’
October 12th, 2014 12:06 PM
On Sunday’s This Week, ABC’s Jim Avila gave Democrat Julian Castro, newly appointed Secretary of Housing and Urban Development, nearly 5 minutes of promotional airtime to play up his political ambitions. The ABC reporter began the Castro advertisement by declaring “he's just 77 days into his new job, but ever since his swearing in, so many Democrats have skipped ahead…
ABC Hits Obama From Left on Immigration
September 7th, 2014 9:38 AM
Following President Obama’s decision to delay any executive action on immigration reform, ABC’s Good Morning America did its best to hit the president from the left for failing to offer legal status to potentially millions of illegal immigrants currently living in this country.
On Sunday, September 7, co-host Dan Harris played up how “there is anger this morning in the…