CBS Touts Syrian Refugees 'Feeling Misjudged;' Hypes Armed Protest

November 23rd, 2015 1:03 PM
Manuel Bojorquez zeroed in on the plight of a Syrian refugee family in Texas on Monday's CBS This Morning, and played up how they "feel misjudged after the Paris attacks, and after Texas recently ordered volunteer organizations that help resettle refuges from Syria to discontinue those plans immediately." Bojorquez later spotlighted how "about dozen people — some armed…

CBS Quickly Labels Marco Rubio ‘Conservative’ After Campaign Launch

April 14th, 2015 1:30 PM
While the media have so far refused to label Hillary Clinton as a liberal since she announced her White House bid, on Tuesday CBS This Morning was quick to ID her potential Republican opponent, Florida Senator Marco Rubio as “conservative.” In fact, the “Big Three” (ABC, CBS, and NBC) networks took a similar route following Senator Cruz’s presidential…

Nets Bash Rubio Over Age, Not Having the 'Fame’ & ‘Fortune' of Clinton

April 14th, 2015 12:00 AM
Minutes after Republican Senator Marco Rubio (Fla.) declared his candidacy for president, the major broadcast networks went to work in their Monday evening newscasts attacking Rubio over his age, policy positions, and touting the “experience,” “fame,” and “fortune” possessed by Democratic candidate Hillary Clinton and possible Republican candidate Jeb Bush. NBC…

Nets Again Target RFRAs; CBS, NBC Skip Threats Against Pizza Shop

April 2nd, 2015 12:20 AM
Following five straight days where the network evening newscasts slammed Indiana for passing its Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA), Arkansas joined the barrage of criticism on Wednesday after Republican Governor Asa Hutchinson requested the legislature make changes to its own version. The CBS Evening News failed to mention how a small Indiana pizza parlor has been forced to at…

ABC’s WNT, NBC NN Stage Full-Fledged Cuban Tourism Infomercials

January 21st, 2015 11:00 PM
In conjunction with the U.S. diplomatic delegation arriving in Cuba on Wednesday for talks with the Communist regime, ABC’s World News Tonight with David Muir and NBC Nightly News went out of their way to all but again ignore the brutal past of the Castro government  and instead stage unapologetic promotions of the country that lies 93 miles to…

CBS Wishes Viewers a 'Merry Marijuana' and a 'Happy Cannabis!'

November 26th, 2014 11:41 AM
Someone at CBS News is obsessed with pot. This Morning on Wednesday again touted the wonder of legalized marijuana in Colorado. Co-host Jeff Glor enthused, "...Shoppers are already hearing about Green Friday bargains. The green is for marijuana." 

ABC, CBS Hype Perry Indictment, Promote ‘Political Embarrassment Of

August 17th, 2014 10:38 AM
Following the indictment of Governor Rick Perry (R-TX) for threatening to veto funding for the state’s public integrity unit after a Democratic District Attorney refused to resign for a drunk driving incident, ABC and CBS did their best to play up the charges against the Texas Republican.  CBS reporter Manuel Bojorquez provided the most hyperbolic commentary by proclaiming “…

Skeptical CBS Interrogates: Is Rick Perry 'Using' Border Crisis for

August 14th, 2014 12:15 PM
The journalists at the CBS Evening News on Wednesday investigated whether Rick Perry is "using" the immigration crisis to increase his profile for a 2016 White House bid. Talking to the mayor of Rio Grande City, Manuel Bojorquez said of the move to send Texas National Guard to the border: "A lot of people have criticized his decision by saying that it's pure politics, that he…

CBS’s Bojorquez to Volunteer Police Officer in South Texas Helping t

August 6th, 2014 11:15 PM
On Wednesday night’s CBS Evening News with Scott Pelley, CBS News correspondent Manuel Borjorquez reported along the U.S. and Mexico border in Texas where one county’s police force includes help from officers in neighboring counties as volunteers to assist in stopping smugglers of illegal immigrants. When it came to interviewing one of the volunteers in Brooks County, Texas,…

CBS Fails to Cite Immigration Expert's Favoritism in Liberal Media, Pa

July 25th, 2014 12:45 PM
The CBS Evening News reported Thursday night on the issue of children fleeing from Central America and crossing into the United States illegally and included an interview with an Fulbright scholar who conducts research on why these children are leaving in large numbers for the U.S. However, an important detail left out by CBS News correspondent Manuel Borjorquez was that the scholar has scores…

CBS Hypes NRA Battle With Fellow Gun Rights Groups

June 3rd, 2014 1:13 PM
If there's one thing liberal media outlets enjoy, it's conservatives fighting with each other. On Tuesday, CBS This Morning journalists highlighted a dispute between the National Rifle Association and Open Carry Texas, another firearms organization. Co-host Norah O'Donnell related, "...The National Rifle Association is criticizing some of its usual supporters. NRA lobbyists say…

CBS Again Aims 'National Spotlight' at Wendy Davis; Hypes Pro-Abortion

October 5th, 2013 12:49 PM
CBS rekindled its love for pro-abortion politician Wendy Davis on Thursday's CBS Evening News, after the Democrat announced her candidacy in the Texas gubernatorial race. Norah O'Donnell trumpeted how "Davis was a little-known Democratic state senator in Texas. But her marathon defense of abortion rights drew national attention." Manuel Bojorquez heralded how state…

Networks Still Boosting Wendy Davis' 'Epic' Pro-Abortion Filibuster Al

July 1st, 2013 5:40 PM
The Big Three networks still can't get enough of Texas State Senator Wendy Davis, nearly a week after her extended filibuster against pro-life legislation on June 25, 2013. All three brought on Davis during their Sunday morning talk programs, and continued hyping the supportive response on social media that Davis received in response to her "epic eleven-hour filibuster", as NBC…

Big Three Hype Social Media Sending Pro-Abortion Filibuster Into 'Stra

June 28th, 2013 6:02 PM
Since Wednesday, ABC, CBS, and NBC's morning and evening newscasts have all played up the social media frenzy over Texas State Senator Wendy Davis' multi-hour filibuster on Tuesday against a pro-life bill. On Friday's Today, NBC's Tamron Hall claimed that the Davis story is "another example of how social media can turn a story into a whole other stratosphere. I think…