Column: Earth Day Dunking on Humans

April 24th, 2020 6:53 AM
On the fiftieth anniversary of “Earth Day” -- something of an ecological feast day -- journalistic, philanthropic, and religious leaders echoed the spirit of the original celebration: The human race is a cancer on the planet. In the sternly reinforced quiet of stay-at-home orders, this Team Earth reveled in how the world was such a better, cleaner, calmer place when most humans couldn…
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How Did CBS Celebrate Earth Day? Declaring Humans Aren’t Needed

April 23rd, 2020 12:04 AM
How did CBS Evening News celebrate Earth Day? By sharing the ugly sentiment that humans were not needed. That’s exactly what reporter John Blackstone suggested in his Wednesday report touting how the deadly Chinese coronavirus, which had killed more than 47,000 Americans and left 22 million unemployed, was keeping the country stuck inside.
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ABC/NBC Ignore Caravan's 'First Wave' Arriving at Border, Jumping Wall

November 14th, 2018 11:39 PM
The first wave of 800 migrants from the much larger caravan arrived that the U.S./Mexico border crossing in Tijuana, Mexico Wednesday. According to reports, some of the migrants have been climbing the fortified border wall there to taunt Border Patrol agents, with some evening jumping into America illegally. Despite these facts, ABC and NBC ignored the caravan’s arrival with the latter…
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CBS, NBC Tout Fears Global Warming Making Hurricanes Worse

September 16th, 2018 11:06 PM
On Saturday morning, CBS and NBC both ran predictable reports arguing that human activity is causing global warming, which is causing hurricanes like Florence to be worse, while those who are skeptical are derided as "climate change deniers." By contrast, global warming skeptic Joe Bastardi appeared on both Friday's Fox News at Night and Thursday's Hannity show on FNC. He…
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ABC, NBC Refuse to Cover Illegal Immigrant in Steinle Case Suing Feds

March 16th, 2018 8:49 PM
On Friday night, ABC’s World News Tonight and NBC Nightly News showed zero interest in informing viewers about a new but sad twist involving the death of Kate Steinle as the illegal immigrant who was acquitted last year of her murder filed a lawsuit against the federal government. In contrast, the CBS Evening News gave this lawsuit by illegal immigrant Jose Inez Garcia Zarate its due…
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Nets Ignored Obama's Silence, But Blast Trump 'Politicizing' Steinle

December 1st, 2017 11:15 AM
After giving President Obama’s silence on Kate Steinle a pass in 2015, the networks are suddenly interested in what the current President has to say about her murderer’s recently released verdict, two years later. As a reminder, in July of 2015 President Obama ignored the shocking death of 32-year-old Kate Steinle, a woman who was shot and killed by a five-time-deported illegal…

September TV Coverage: Bashing Trump on NFL, DACA and Cabinet Flights

October 5th, 2017 1:15 PM
With September’s news coverage now in the record books, the latest Media Research Center analysis finds TV’s hostility to the Trump presidency continues unabated. According to our analysts, the President received 92% bad press, vs. just 8% good press on the ABC, CBS and NBC evening news shows last month.
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Nets Ignore Opponents With 99 Percent Pro-DACA Coverage

September 5th, 2017 11:38 PM
The liberal media was out in force on Tuesday in the wake of President Trump’s decision to rescind Obama-era executive action on immigration known as the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). In fact, after decrying Trump’s decision to put Congress in charge of codifying Obama’s order during their morning broadcasts, the Big Three Networks (ABC, CBS, and NBC) spent 99…
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CBS Bemoans Google Memo as ‘Major Setback’ to Diversity

August 7th, 2017 11:16 PM
Come Monday, technology company Google was still reeling after an internal and controversial memo circulated by an employee went viral. The 10-page memo, which questioned the company’s diversity efforts, was the work of one person, but for CBS it meant a setback for all. “Tech-giant Google’s efforts to improve its image as a company that promotes diversity have been dealt a…
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Nets: Only ‘Small Pockets of Violence' on 'Mostly Peaceful' May Day

May 2nd, 2017 12:16 PM
On Tuesday, ABC’s Good Morning America and CBS This Morning covered the violence at left-wing May Day protests on Monday, but then absurdly tried to claim the demonstrations were “mostly peaceful” efforts to oppose “the Trump administration’s immigration and labor policies.” All three networks also avoided labeling the rioters as liberal.
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CBS Spotlights California Church’s ‘Racists Anonymous’ Program

October 26th, 2016 10:19 PM
CBS Evening News rounded out their broadcast Wednesday by highlighting a ultra-leftist Unitarian Universalist church’s efforts to weed out racism. “We end tonight with a new treatment for a disease that has afflicted this country since its birth,” touted CBS Anchor Scott Pelley, “John Blackstone now on curing racism. One step at a time.” That’s right, a racism…
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CBS Spotlights Debate Watch Party with No Trump Supporters

September 28th, 2016 2:02 AM
The Tuesday evening following the first 2016 presidential debate, CBS Evening News was eager to share the opinions of people at debate watch parties from all across the country, including Los Angles, Philadelphia, and Dallas. Of the three watch parties they covered, CBS chose to lead with Los Angles where the makeup of the room was highly biased. “This group of Latino debate watchers…
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ABC, NBC Ignore Conservative Summit at Facebook to Discuss Suppression

May 18th, 2016 10:37 PM
Major conservative leaders convened at Facebook headquarters Wednesday to discuss the recent scandal of suppressing conservative trending topics. But you would never know it if you were watching ABC’s World News Tonight or NBC Nightly News. Kudos to CBS’s Evening News for not only mentioning the highly anticipated meeting, but giving it a full segment to boot! “Facebook held a…
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CBS Evening News Blames Thursday’s Severe Weather on Global Warming

November 5th, 2015 9:23 PM
Thursday’s CBS Evening News led with the severe weather threatening those in the Midwest, but in addition to looking at the storm track and damage thus far, the storms were hyped as a consequence of global warming. Anchor Scott Pelley ruled in an opening tease that “[t]ornadoes in Texas” struck “on the same day that a new study blames climate change for a surge in…