ABC, CBS Spotlight Assaults on Trump Supporters; NBC Censors
November 12th, 2016 1:31 AM
ABC, CBS, and NBC's evening newscasts all devoted air time to racially-charged incidents in schools in the wake of the election. However, NBC Nightly News stood out from its competitors for failing to mention the violence against Donald Trump supporters in recent days. ABC's World News Tonight featured cell phone video of a California high school student being punched for supporting Trump…
Only CBS Notices Report That U.S. Manipulated ISIS Success Claims
August 11th, 2016 4:02 PM
According to a congressional report, data on ISIS was manipulated in order to make the progress appear more impressive. Yet, only CBS This Morning on Thursday bothered to cover this development. Despite five hours of combined air time, ABC’s Good Morning America and NBC’s Today skipped it.
Obsessed CBS Hypes These Liberal Musicians Angry at Trump
July 19th, 2016 8:00 PM
The journalists at CBS are obsessing over musicians who are angry at Donald Trump’s use of their music. Evening News anchor Scott Pelley combined this with the alleged plagiarism of Melania Trump, chiding, “Borrowed words are controversial and borrowed music, too.”
CBS Hypes Muslim Scouts 'Helping Others Erase Their Prejudices'
May 2nd, 2016 1:25 PM
Jim Axelrod touted a Muslim Cub Scout den "dedicated to the idea of helping others erase their prejudices" on Saturday's CBS Evening News. Axelrod spotlighted the unit's adult leader, who contended that "there is a natural overlap between Scouting and Islam." The journalist also featured two clips from President Obama's February 2016 visit to a mosque in Baltimore…
CBS Hails Obama Meeting Trans Person; Touts UK Travel Warning to NC
April 23rd, 2016 9:27 PM
In lieu of a story on the 2016 election, Saturday's CBS Evening News featured a full report promoting the United Kingdom's travel advisory for Mississippi and North Carolina in light of religious liberty laws and gushing over President Barack Obama's town hall in London that featured "an emotional statement of personal identity" from a transgender person.
CBS EN Hypes Scalia’s ‘Controversial’ Texas Affirmative Action Remarks
February 13th, 2016 9:27 PM
As part of its coverage on Saturday following the sudden death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia, CBS Evening News Saturday anchor Jim Axelrod made sure to invoke Scalia’s “controversial comments” from December regarding affirmative action. Axelrod cited a statement from Chief Justice John Roberts and then went pivoted to hyping Scalia as “a fiery conservative…
Stephanopoulos Praises Obama’s ‘Forceful Rhetoric’ on ISIS, Paris
November 25th, 2015 1:43 PM
While awaiting President Barack Obama’s remarks on Wednesday concerning national security as the Thanksgiving holiday approaches, ABC News chief anchor, former Clinton staffer, and Clinton Foundation donor George Stephanopoulos couldn’t help but repeatedly gush over the President’s supposedly “forceful rhetoric” on ISIS following the Paris terror attacks.
CBS: CMP Videos, Defunding PP ‘Could...Lead to More Crimes' at Clinics
September 20th, 2015 1:39 AM
With college football games airing Saturday on ABC, CBS, and NBC, none of the three aired their evening newscasts for viewers in the eastern or central time zones, but the CBS Evening News was shown in the western U.S. and featured another segment hinting at a link between the Planned Parenthood baby parts video scandal and a string of recent fires at their facilities.
Nets Minimize Coverage of Perry's Departure; Hype 'Buzz' Over Biden
September 11th, 2015 9:59 PM
ABC, CBS, and NBC's Friday evening newscasts all barely mentioned former Texas Governor Rick Perry suspending his second bid for the Republican presidential nomination. Altogether, ABC's World News Tonight, CBS Evening News, and NBC Nightly News set aside 54 seconds to Perry's announcement. By contrast, the Big Three news programs devoted 6 minutes and 11 seconds to Vice President Joe…
CBS Touts Assisted Suicide Legislation Nearing Passage in California
September 11th, 2015 12:34 AM
On Thursday, the CBS Evening News pushed a heavily slanted report on assisted suicide a day before the California State Senate will vote on whether or not to legalize the matter in the Golden State that would be modeled after Oregon’s law allowing doctors to provide lethal medication to extremely ill patients. In the three-minute-and-three-second segment, only 32 seconds were devoted…
CBS Allows Hillary to Claim She’s ‘Kind of Moderate and Center’
September 10th, 2015 9:44 PM
In the only Thursday evening network newscast story on the 2016 Democratic field, the CBS Evening News chose to make no mention of Hillary Clinton’s numerous scandals as she’s losing ground in polls to Bernie Sanders but provided her a soundbite to self-servingly claim she’s merely “moderate and center” in her political ideology.
CBS Sneers: U.S. Worse Than Micronesia on Maternity Leave
August 6th, 2015 4:14 PM
On Wednesday, the CBS Evening News complained about the U.S. maternity polices and unfavorably compared America to Micronesia and Tonga. Anchor Scott Pelley noted Netflix's decision allow a year of leave. Reporter Jim Axelrod then chided: "The U.S. is the only western developed country not requiring companies to offer paid maternity leave, joining countries like Papua New Guinea,…
Nets Hail Amy Schumer’s ‘Emotional Plea’ for ‘Gun Control’
August 4th, 2015 10:36 AM
On Tuesday, the “Big Three” network morning shows all went to bat for comedian Amy Schumer and helped promote her call for greater gun control in the wake of a shooting at a Louisiana movie theater during a showing of her movie Trainwreck. Today co-host Savannah Guthrie praised Schumer’s “emotional plea in the wake of that deadly theater shooting in Louisiana...This is a…
CBS Evening News Warns ‘Dire Forecast About the Climate’
July 22nd, 2015 10:45 AM
On Tuesday, CBS Evening News promoted a new study by global warming alarmist and NASA’s former climate chief James Hansen that predicts a “dire forecast about the climate in the years ahead.” Fill-in host Charlie Rose introduced the broadcast by fretting “[a]n ominous forecast for more scenes likes this, surging floodwaters and rising sea levels.”