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Disney WHORES: ABC Hawks Lion King Prequel, Ignores 28,000 Layoffs

September 30th, 2020 3:25 PM

NewsBusters has long documented how ABC “News” has whored itself out to parent company Disney to promote its corporate products, everything from their streaming service Disney+ to films like Mulan. But this week, ABC showed what their priorities were when they gushed about Disney announcing a Lion King prequel was in the works, while at the same ignoring the announcement that…

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ABC Fawns Over Jarrett As She Slams 'Diabolical' Republicans, Trump

April 2nd, 2019 10:43 AM
We’ve come to expect former Obama officials getting off easy when they appear on the morning shows. However, sometimes the complete lack of any sort of impartial standard really is shocking. That was the case Tuesday when former Obama advisor Valerie Jarrett came on ABC’s Good Morning America to promote her new memoir called "Finding My Voice." The Democrat operative…
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ABC Celebrates First Transgender Miss Universe Contestant

December 17th, 2018 11:22 PM
On Monday morning, ABC's Good Morning America took the time to celebrate the first time that a transgender contestant has gotten to participate in the Miss Universe pagent even though he ended up losing. It was celebrated as "groundbreaking" and "history-making." 
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Media Thrilled ‘Very Talented’ Obamas ‘Got Paid!’ With Netflix Deal

May 22nd, 2018 12:23 PM
On Tuesday, all three network morning shows were gleeful over the news that Barack and Michelle Obama had signed a deal with Netflix to create original content for the online streaming service. Hosts happily touted “a lot of people very excited” about the announcement and cheered that the former president and first lady “got paid,” with the agreement rumored to be worth…
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Only Oprah: Nets Infatuated With Winfrey 2020 Run

January 8th, 2018 2:22 PM
On Monday, the three network morning shows were in ecstasy over Oprah Winfrey’s Golden Globes acceptance speech and already predicting a 2020 presidential run for the former daytime talk show host. Anchors and correspondents seemed to be trying to outdo one another in who could heap more sycophantic praise on the liberal entertainer.

ABC Pushes 'Really Wonderful,' Empowering Contraceptives for New Teens

June 22nd, 2016 10:01 PM
ABC’s Good Morning America spent four minutes on Tuesday morning promoting a new birth-control app where doctors can dispense contraceptives without a face-to-face visit. ABC even promoted it for what’s controversial about it. Co-host Lara Spencer began:  But right now –  the way girls as young as 13 may be getting the pill. The New York Times reporting it is…
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ABC Tees Up Oprah to Praise Hillary: A ‘Monumental Time for Women’

June 16th, 2016 11:21 AM
The journalists at Good Morning America on Thursday prompted Oprah Winfrey to praise Hillary Clinton and talk about supporting her in 2016. The talk show host lauded Clinton: “I'm with her. I have to say I'm with her and I would also say that regardless of your politics, you cannot be a woman in the world and not see that this is a monumental time for women breaking the ceiling.…
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GMA Laughs Over 'Brilliant' Broadway Play That Mocks God, Republicans

May 23rd, 2016 11:00 AM
On Monday’s Good Morning America, Lara Spencer interviewed actor Sean Hayes, for his new role playing God in the Broadway play, An Act of God. The play certainly has an agenda to set, being written by the former head writer for The Daily Show, to it’s opening day (Ash Wednesday), to its caricature of God as petty and self-righteous. None of that stopped GMA from celebrating the play…
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ABC, CBS Hail ‘Awesome’ ‘Comedian-in-Chief's’ ‘Drop the Mic’ Dinner

May 2nd, 2016 1:01 PM
The network morning shows on Monday took another day to gush over Barack Obama’s “awesome” performance at Saturday’s White House Correspondence Dinner. The “comedian-in chief” “dropped the mic” and the journalists at ABC, CBS and NBC loved it. Good Morning America’s co-hosts provided the most effusive praise. Former Clinton operative George…
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Nets Catch ‘Justin Fever,’ Infatuated With Obama-Trudeau ‘Bromance’

March 11th, 2016 11:52 AM
Continuing their unhealthy obsession with the “bromance” between newly elected Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and President Obama on Friday, all three network morning shows were thrilled by the pair exchanging pleasantries at a White House state dinner Thursday evening.
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NBC, ABC Skip Hillary's Benghazi Lies; Bernie's Suit 'Biggest Debate'

March 10th, 2016 2:59 PM
On Thursday, while covering the latest Democratic debate, NBC’s Today and ABC’s Good Morning America avoided any mention of Hillary Clinton being grilled by Univision anchor Jorge Ramos about accusations that she lied to the families of the Benghazi victims. Instead, both morning shows focused on the “biggest debate” of the night being over the color of Bernie Sanders…
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Nets Slam ‘Vulgar’ and ‘Childish’ GOP Debate Reaching ‘New Lows’

March 4th, 2016 1:01 PM
On Friday, the NBC, CBS, and ABC morning shows all blasted Thursday’s Republican presidential debate as “vulgar” “silly” and “childish.” The same networks that have routinely provided ample airtime to Donald Trump’s personal attacks on his rivals, lectured the GOP contenders on civility.
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ABC: Benghazi Film Is a ‘Political Hot Potato’ ‘Sparking Controversy’

January 18th, 2016 4:24 PM
The journalists at Good Morning America on Monday worried that 13 Hours, the new Benghazi movie, is a “political hot potato.” Reporter Juju Chang trumpeted that the “untold version of events in Benghazi [is] also sparking fresh controversy.” Talking to Michael Bay, who she introduced as “known for killer Transformers,” the journalist fretted that it…
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Worried About Climate Change, ABC Touts Child Fretting Over Polar Bear

January 7th, 2016 3:13 PM
The journalists at Good Morning America once again touted the dire consequences of climate change. On Thursday, co-host Lara Spencer featured an emotional child worried that global warming would keep polar bears from eating. Spencer talked to Bernadette Woods Placky of the website climate central and hyperventilated: “Is this the kind of thing that people who live on the coastline should be…