Fox News Show ‘Media Buzz’ Discusses Sharyl Attkisson’s Resignat

March 16th, 2014 2:32 PM
Veteran investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson resigned from CBS News after 20 years with the network, expressing frustration at being unable to get her stories on air. Following Attkisson’s resignation, the folks at Fox News’ “Media Buzz” expressed dissatisfaction at the state of journalism in America’s newsrooms and the culture of liberal bias that exists. Appearing on the program on…

Alan Colmes Attacks NewsBusters For Critiquing New York Times Coverage

March 10th, 2014 4:11 PM
Liberal Fox News contributor and former TV host Alan Colmes took a swipe at NewsBusters on Monday’s "Happening Now" over our coverage of "The New York Times" coverage of the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Appearing alongside conservative writer Jim Pinkerton on Monday's "Happening Now", Colmes claimed that "Conservatives are always complaining they're not getting fair …

Video: NB's Hadro Mentioned on FNC's Fox News Watch

July 1st, 2013 5:32 PM
During a discussion on the June 29 Fox News Watch about the liberal media's biased coverage of the close of the Supreme Court's term, panelist Jim Pinkerton cited research by NewsBusters writer and Media Research Center news analyst Matt Hadro. as to the sheer imbalance in how the media presented the sides of the gay marriage and Votings Rights Act cases. The relevant transcript and video…

Cal Thomas: 'Media Treated Obama as a Messiah, They’re Going to Trea

January 26th, 2013 3:46 PM
As NewsBusters reported last week, America's media were in total swoon mode over Hillary Clinton following her testimony before Congress. On Saturday, syndicated columnist Cal Thomas said of their behavior on Fox News Watch, "They're going to part the waters like Moses did the Red Sea to give her a clear path to be the first woman president...They treated [Barack Obama] as a Messiah, they’re…

Video: Alan Colmes Slams NewsBusters for Legitimate Criticism of Hilla

November 26th, 2012 6:04 PM
Libertarian media critic Jim Pinkerton and liberal Alan Colmes sparred earlier this afternoon on the Fox News program Happening Now over the question of the media's generally positive treatment of outgoing Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, despite unresolved questions about her role in the Benghazi debacle. One item discussed in the segment was NewsBusters senior editor Tim Graham's…

Pinkerton’s Amusing Take on How Media Would Have Reacted If GOP Had

September 9th, 2012 12:11 AM
How would the media – which barely noticed the platform dispute at the Democratic convention in which the chair clearly didn’t get the required two-thirds majority from the floor to revise embarrassing platform gaps by adding a reference to God and identifying Jerusalem as the capital of Israel – react if such an incident occurred at the Republican convention? On FNC’s Fox NewsWatch, Jim…

Jim Pinkerton On MSM's Problem: Groups Like NewsBusters Are 'Nailing T

August 29th, 2012 4:58 PM
Jim Pinkerton of Fox News Watch says the MSM has a problem: groups like NewsBusters are paying attention and "nailing them" when they let their liberal bias show. Pinkerton made his comment in an interview with NewsBusters at the RNC today.  The subject was a story NewsBusters broke this morning regarding Yahoo's Washington bureau chief David Chalian, who was caught on a hot mike saying that…

FNC Cites MRC Study on Media Hitting Akin More Than Biden

August 27th, 2012 7:10 AM
On Saturday's Fox News Watch, as the panel discussed the substantial attention the media devoted to Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin's claim that forcible rape victims rarely become pregnant as opposed to Vice President Joe Biden's "chains" gaffe, two recent studies by the Media Research Center -- parent organization to NewsBusters -- were cited. Host Jon Scott cited MRC analyst Scott…

FNC's Powers Sees 'Glaring' Media 'Double Standard' on Biden Gaffes

August 19th, 2012 5:32 AM
On Saturday's Fox News Watch, as the group discussed the media's tepid attention to Vice President Joe Biden's "chains" gaffe, panel member and left-leaning FNC analyst Kirsten Powers asserted that "There is a glaring media standard, no question about it." After noting that there was a similar double standard in Biden and Sarah Palin's treatment during the 2008 campaign, Powers complained:

Fox News Watch: White House Leaked Friday's Immigration Announcement t

June 17th, 2012 9:18 AM
Days before President Obama proclaimed a new Justice Department edict concerning the deportation of young illegal immigrants, both the New York Times and Time magazine ran huge stories on Hispanics in America. According to Fox News Watch panelists Saturday, this was no coincidence (video follows with transcript and commentary):