Van Jones

Daily Beast Hammers CNN’s Jones from Left: Working With Trump?

June 30th, 2020 10:42 AM

One of the people with the lengthiest records as an anchor and an analyst for the CNN cable channel is Van Jones, who has hosted several programs focused on politics and environmental issues over the past several years. However, that reputation may soon change as the liberal black commentator has been developing connections with conservative officials in the Trump Administration and working…

Liberal Nets Debate Dropping Trump's Corona Briefing: 'Misinformation'

March 31st, 2020 10:00 AM
While the national coronavirus outbreak continues to receive wall-to-wall coverage, executives at CNN and MSNBC -- both liberal cable “news” channels -- are wrestling over whether to continue airing live press conferences being conducted by President Trump. The clash pits Democratic critics, who claim the Republican official is using the briefings to spread “misinformation,” versus those who have…

Columnist: ‘Fake News’ Now Trump’s ‘Rightwing-Populist Bludgeon’

January 12th, 2017 9:01 PM
Logic and proportion may be non-factors in media coverage of Donald Trump’s presidency, fears Lloyd Grove. In a Wednesday column, Grove opined that journalism “is in danger of passing through the looking glass, only to land in a menacing, topsy-turvy world, namely the White House Press Room…It’s likely to be [a] place where language will occasionally signify its opposite, and government…

Newsweek's Destroyers Mock Slow Launch of Sarah Palin Channel?

November 8th, 2014 2:42 PM
On Friday, Lloyd Grove at The Daily Beast made fun of the rather slow launch of the Sarah Palin pay-TV venue. The headline is “Stuck in the Lamestream: Sarah Palin TV Barely Registers on the Web.” This is instantly mockable since The Daily Beast is the Tina Brown-run outfit that drove the print edition of the formerly hallowed Newsweek straight into the hard cement.

Daily Beast Pans MSNBC's 'Up Late': 'Is Alec Baldwin Really That Borin

October 12th, 2013 6:17 PM
A few hours ago Daily Beast editor-at-large Lloyd Grove published a deliciously scathing review of MSNBC's new Up Late that premiered Friday. From the very first sentence, readers could tell he wasn't impressed: "This is a terrible and surprising question, but is Alec Baldwin really that boring?"

CNN's Bossy Soledad O'Brien: I Treat Rudy Giuliani Like One of My Kids

October 30th, 2012 3:26 PM
Lloyd Grove of the Daily Beast offers a positive profile of CNN's Soledad O'Brien -- she's "Cable TV's New Morning Thunder" -- but the morning host appeared quite arrogant in her trashing of Rudy Giuliani. Grove loved her smack talk at Rudy as she tried to deny a Libya coverup on October 22: "It was the sort of thrashing that very few TV hosts would have the nerve to administer to the hero of…

'Daily Show' Writers Helped Obama With Correspondents' Dinner Jokes

May 3rd, 2010 9:21 AM
It now makes total sense why so many liberal media members thought President Obama killed at Saturday's White House Correspondents' Dinner. Writers from the "Daily Show" helped craft the jokes.Such was reported Sunday by the Daily Beast's Lloyd Grove.Not surprisingly, Grove was amongst the fawning, gushing, swooning crowd attending the event given the superlatives present in his love letter to…

Daily Beast Editor: Lou Dobbs Is An 'Angry-Populist Cockroach

August 6th, 2009 2:31 PM
It today's "Who's Using Vitriol To Defend President Obama" segment, Lloyd Grove, the editor at large of the Daily Beast, is quite displeased with CNN's Lou Dobbs.After the teaser to his article published Wednesday called Dobbs an "immigrant-hating, birther-supporting zealot," the former New York Daily News columnist claimed the CNN host has made a "Kafka-like metamorphosis from WASPy…