Nets Seize on Obama Trashing Trump’s COVID Response
May 11th, 2020 3:17 PM
On Friday, audio of former President Barack Obama blasting the Trump administration’s coronavirus response during a phone call trying to drum up support for the Biden campaign was leaked to Yahoo News. Over the weekend and through Monday morning, the three broadcast networks repeatedly hyped the nasty, partisan attack without one word of criticism for Obama’s unseemly rhetoric.
Nets Misleadingly Claim U.S. Leads World in COVID-19 Deaths
April 12th, 2020 11:11 PM
After the officially confirmed number of deaths caused by coronavirus in the United States passed the official number for Italy on Saturday, the evening networks rushed to questionably portray the U.S. as having the highest number of deaths without mentioning that the number of fatalities in China is believed to be higher. The networks also failed to put into context that most countries in…
Latino Nets Sound Alarm Over Loss of Remittances to Mexico
April 6th, 2020 3:37 PM
At MRC Latino we have observed, and reported on the way the nation´s liberal Hispanic news outlets have covered Trump's economic relief bill and its exclusion of illegal immigrants: panic-stricken. However, far from being for “humanitarian” reasons, their bottom-line is just what they claim to be against. The economy, particularly Mexico´s economy, seems to have…
Telemundo Slips Chinese Propaganda Into Coronavirus Coverage
March 19th, 2020 6:56 PM
Our nation’s leading Spanish-language networks are not exempt from being susceptible to Chinese propaganda, as Telemundo has recently displayed. Read the full post and watch the embedded video as Telemundo’s news programming pushed three separate instances of Communist Chinese propaganda.
Spanish Nets Go Nuts Over Their Impeachment ‘Evidence”
January 16th, 2020 5:17 PM
Every few days, the nation’s Spanish-speaking news outlets seem to obsess about one word, or term, and repeat it constantly in order to hammer on their audiences on their chosen points of view as the last- pun intended- word.
Univision, Telemundo Still Salty Over Trump's Hispanic Jobs Numbers
December 7th, 2019 2:14 PM
What was once anomalous bias by omission is now a familiar monthly ritual. The nation’s leading Spanish-language networks can’t seem to wrap their heads around the idea of having to report on the Trump administration’s jobs numbers within the Hispanic community, and if they do so, the report must end on some kind of sour note. The November report was no exception.
Spanish Nets Covered Schiff Impeachment Report Nearly Twice as Much
December 5th, 2019 2:06 PM
Every story is supposed to have two sides. But when it came to reporting the impeachment findings of the House Republicans on the Intelligence Committee vs. the Democrats’s report, the nation’s Spanish-speaking news networks tipped the balance in favor of the Democrats, by a margin of nearly 2 to 1.
Telemundo’s Exclusive Latino Voter Poll: Anything but Breaking News
November 12th, 2019 7:01 PM
Telemundo News conducted, as did rival Univision, an “exclusive” poll of Latino voters with the 2020 general election less than a year away. The network engaged in advocating for their favorite Democrat 2020 presidential hopefuls and concluding that “most Hispanics will vote to drive Trump out of the White House”, per Telemundo.com’s report on the poll which also…
Telemundo Reports, Univision Omit Record Hispanic Employment Numbers
October 7th, 2019 1:15 PM
The nation’s leading Spanish-language network newscasts offered differing versions of the latest jobs report: one positive, the other negative. One network covers the jobs report fairly and objectively. The other, blinded by its anti-Trump animus, tells only half the story and finds a way to spin the report negatively.
Telemundo Anchor: 'There Are Two Americas'
September 30th, 2019 7:00 PM
Telemundo aired its much-ballyhooed documentary by Spanish journalist Jordi Évola, titled “Pardon the Interruption, Mr. Trump”, which is supposed to break new ground for Telemundo. Unfortunately, Telemundo breaks nothing new and now finds itself occupying well-trodden ground.
Predictable: Telemundo Fawns Over Greta Thunberg
September 25th, 2019 3:44 PM
Telemundo continues to embarrass itself with its over-the-top climate advocacy, and with its fawning coverage of activist Greta Thunberg’s visit to the United Nations earlier this week. Check out the full poset as anchor José Díaz-Balart takes a full minute to introduce a report on the goings-on at the U.N., and on the streets of Washington, D.C., where activists disrupted traffic.…
Piling On: Telemundo Smears The NRA With Fake News
August 17th, 2019 11:51 AM
Telemundo continues its aggressive push for gun control, this time by putting out a story that suggests the National Rifle Association is under duress because of calls for increased gun control as a result of horrific shootings in El Paso, Texas and Dayton, Ohio.
Telemundo Bemoans Border ‘Blockade’
July 29th, 2019 1:48 PM
Telemundo just happened to have a camera crew at the ready as Mexican National Guards detained a Guatemalan national at the border with the United States. Convenient coincidence, or an escalation of the network’s advocacy for open borders? Watch as anchor José Díaz-Balart frames the report, which prominently featured a crying mother at the border so as to elicit sympathy from the…
Rare Good News at Telemundo: More Hispanics Buying Homes in the U.S.
July 19th, 2019 4:31 PM
Near the end of its evening newscast Telemundo, NBC’s Spanish-language affiliate network, recently had the temerity to treat its viewership to two and a half minutes of good news. Three cheers for a buoyant economy in which Latinos make up 63% of new homeowners in the United States.