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Kirby Embarrasses KJP by Not Ducking Questions on Biden Docs Scandal

January 25th, 2023 7:14 PM

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre brought in National Security Council Coordinator for Strategic Communications John Kirby Wednesday afternoon to serve as a crutch amid weeks of hardballs on the Biden classified documents scandal and, sure enough, Kirby ended up exposing Jean-Pierre’s repetitive, tiresome answers by actually providing general explanations for why handling…

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ABC Skips Historic March for Life as CBS, NBC Offer Nearly 7 Minutes

January 23rd, 2023 1:24 PM

On Friday, NewsBusters looked at the past decade of broadcast network coverage of the March for Life and found 25 minutes and 50 seconds from 2013 to 2022 (with over half coming from 2017). For 2023, the total clocked out at six minutes and 52 seconds on their flagship Friday night and Saturday morning news programs, but it all came from CBS and NBC. ABC’s World News Tonight and

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Looking Back at Last 10 Marches for Life & the Media's Collective Yawn

January 20th, 2023 3:37 PM

Friday marked the 2023 March for Life on the National Mall on Washington D.C. with hundreds of thousands of pro-lifers to coincide with Sunday’s 50th anniversary of Roe v. Wade being argued before the Supreme Court. And, with zero preview coverage Friday morning on the broadcast network news shows, it appears as though this will mark the eighth March for Life in the past 10 years with…

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CBS Waves Goodbye to Biden Docs to Screech About MTG Being on Panels

January 18th, 2023 2:44 PM

Wednesday’s CBS Mornings was the first broadcast network flagship morning or evening show to bid farewell to President Biden’s classified documents scandal with zero formal coverage (aside from a tag in the show’s Eye Opener from two late-night comedy shows). Instead, their political segment huffed about House Speaker Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) restoring two House Republicans to committees…

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ABC Touts Biden WH ‘Firing Back’ at Republicans on Biden Docs Scandal

January 17th, 2023 1:36 PM

ABC’s Good Morning America fought a surprisingly lonely battle Tuesday in carrying water for President Biden and the White House amid their classified documents scandal, repeatedly touting the administration as “firing back” at Republicans wanting to learn more and making requests of the regime because...Donald Trump.

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Behold Friday's Smartest & Dumbest Briefing Biden Docs Questions

January 13th, 2023 7:53 PM

White House Press Secretary Karine Jean-Pierre faced the press corps Friday to close out a week almost no one saw coming with the revelation that the Biden administration had kept hidden for two months that classified documents were found at a (faux) think tank and his Wilmington, Delaware home. Like we saw on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday, some reporters brought the heat on what’s now a…

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Nets Use Garland Presser to BRUTALLY TORCH Biden Over Classified Docs

January 12th, 2023 6:01 PM

After days of occasionally mealy-mouthed defenses of President Biden over news that classified documents were found at the Penn Biden Center, the damn broke Thursday afternoon following Attorney General Merrick Garland’s appointment of Special Counsel Robert Hur to investigate that and at least two other discoveries of classified documents at Biden’s Wilmington, Delaware residence. ABC, CBS,…

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‘He Is on Top of This’; Nets Portray Biden as Statesman at the Border

January 9th, 2023 3:53 PM

Despite what the White House has argued, Sunday marked President Biden’s first visit to the U.S.-Mexico border in his entire life and, sure enough, Monday morning’s broadcast network flagship news shows put a positive spin on the trip with Biden “project[ing] that he is on top of this” and “setting the tone” on a crisis while facing “critics from both…

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Networks Hide $1.7 Trillion Spending Bill Being Flown to St. Croix

December 30th, 2022 1:03 PM

On Friday, broadcast networks ABC and CBS completely ignored President Biden signing the massive $1.7 trillion spending bill for 2023. NBC covered the event in a 29-second news brief which included no mention that the bill had been flown to the President for him to sign while he was vacationing in the U.S. Virgin Islands.

Column: 'Controversial' to Put Brakes on the Border?

December 30th, 2022 6:10 AM

The word "controversial" can be wielded very deliberately to define what liberal journalists don't like. This week, it was Title 42, the "controversial Trump-era border restriction."

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NBC Gushes Over PBS 'Legend' Ken Burns and His New $75 Photo Book

December 29th, 2022 4:40 PM

The PBS-branded "American icon" Ken Burns appeared on Wednesday’s Today on NBC to plug his latest book of photographs, Our America: A Photographic History. This 5.75-pound coffee-table book will set you back $75 ($65 at Amazon). At Amazon, you can find the PBS logo hawking several Ken Burns products -- pretty slick for "non-commercial" TV. 

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Nets Play Biden Puppet on Border, Fret Illegals Must ‘Wait’ to Flood

December 28th, 2022 4:06 PM

On the top Wednesday morning news shows, the broadcast networks kept up their fiendish attempt to serve as a puppet for both the Biden administration and illegal immigrants as the border crisis waged on with the Supreme Court putting a hold on the end of Title 42 while they hear arguments on the role of states in keeping their borders secure versus an ideology hellbent on flooding the country…

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NBC Is SAD the House Banned TikTok on Government Phones, Could Expand

December 28th, 2022 1:02 PM

TikTok is owned by a Chinese business beholden to China’s communist government and is understood to be a national security concern. But on Wednesday’s Today, NBC journalists were sad that the House had banned the app from the government-issued phones they handout to members of Congress and their staffers. The network was also concerned about bipartisan legislation that would ban the…

‘French Toast’; CBS, NBC Celebrate ‘Glitz and Glamor’ at Biden Dinner

December 2nd, 2022 4:52 PM

On Friday morning following President Biden’s first state dinner the night prior, CBS Mornings and NBC’s Today were load for bear to gush over the event starring French President Emmanuel Macron as filled with “glitz and glamor,” “lots of big names,” and even scandal-plagued Hunter Biden. Moments after touting her friend and former President Barack Obama’s campaign stop in…