Media Bull: 31 Dow Records Since Inauguration; All 3 Nets Censor 80%

August 2nd, 2017 1:52 PM
The stock markets rose dramatically since President Donald Trump was elected. Just since his inauguration, the Dow Jones Industrial Average climbed more than 10 percent and set 31 new closing record highs. The 30th record was set on July 31, 2017, when the Dow closed at 21,891, prompting speculations about the prospect of Dow 22,000. But none of the three broadcast news programs said anything…

Film Critic: 'Tech-Savvy' Obama ‘Wielded’ Media While Trump's Reckless

April 14th, 2017 6:45 PM
Washington Post film critic Ann Hornaday penned a column for Friday’s paper reviewing President Trump’s first 100 days as if it were a movie, blasting him as dangerous for using friendly outlets to distract from his administration lacking any “core, coherent polic[ies]” that could end in “a train wreck.”

Emanuel: Obamacare Beats Bush 43, Contrary Anecdotes 'Are No Good!'

February 11th, 2017 10:09 PM
On Friday's Mornings with Maria, Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo interviewed Ezekiel Emanuel, considered one of Obamacare's architects. It was quite contentious, and ended with Bartiromo stopping inches short of laughing sarcastically at her guest's comments and conduct. Her reaction was completely defensible, given Emanuel's ridiculous economic claims, his sophomoric…

MRC’s Gainor Scolds Media’s Executive Order ‘Chaos’ Claim

February 2nd, 2017 11:35 AM
In a recent interview, MRC Vice President of Business and Culture Dan Gainor condemned The New York Times for false reports about a recent executive order. The Times claimed the Trump administration did not inform Department of Homeland Security about the new executive order regarding refugees from certain nations.Gainor appeared on Fox Business Network’s Intelligence Report with Trish…

Fox's Juan Williams Questions How Conway Can Do Her Job with Four Kids

December 23rd, 2016 2:26 PM
Fox News's Juan Williams apparently had a very bad Thursday morning on Twitter (readers will see why shortly), but out of respect for Kellyanne Conway's wishes seen in the video which follows the jump, I have resisted inspecting the carnage. Williams reacted to the news that President-Elect Trump has appointed Conway as Counselor to the President by, in Fox Business host Maria Bartiromo…

Maria Bartiromo Brutally Schools Jonathan Gruber on Obamacare Job Loss

November 15th, 2016 4:02 PM
OUCH! Remind me to never get on the bad side of Maria Bartiromo. After watching Obamacare architect Jonathan Gruber wither during her incisive interview Tuesday on Fox News' Mornings With Maria one could almost feel sorry for the guy. Almost. What riled up Bartiromo was Gruber's smug assertion of no job losses due to Obamacare despite Bartiromo citing business executives…

CNN's Blitzer Lets Burwell's Obamacare Excuses and Half-Truths Slide

October 25th, 2016 10:15 PM
Obama administration officials, their designated flacks, and even President Barack Obama himself have spent the past several days defending the Affordable Care Act, aka Obamacare. Tuesday afternoon, Health & Human Services Secretary Sylvia Burwell visited CNN's Wolf Blitzer, who simply let his guest say what she wanted to without answering his questions, spouting half-truths and…

Bartiromo Zaps Zeke Emanuel on Obamacare, Weak Economic Growth

October 23rd, 2016 4:11 PM
Friday morning, Fox Business's Maria Bartiromo had a tense one-on-one interview with Ezekiel Emanuel, one the two major architects of Obamacare (the other one is the infamous Jonathan "Lack of transparency is a huge political advantage because of the stupidity of voters" Gruber).

MRC's Bozell Hits ‘Incredible’ Disparity in Hillary vs. Trump Stumbles

August 10th, 2016 6:02 PM
Speaking with Maria Bartiromo on the Fox News Channel (FNC) late Wednesday afternoon, Media Research Center President Brent Bozell blasted the media for their “incredible” double standard in spending far more time fussing over Donald Trump’s controversies while ignoring the latest Hillary Clinton gaffe with the father of the Orlando terrorist attending one of her rallies.

DNC Chair Dodges Clinton FBI Question In Bartiromo Interview on FBN

April 6th, 2016 3:47 PM
If Reince Priebus, the chairman of the Republican National Committee, told the media that he wasn’t sure if the leading presidential candidate for the Republican Party would be willing to speak with the Federal Bureau of Investigation if the agency sought an interview of huim regarding a pending criminal investigation, the media would howl in protest. So why aren't they when the DNC…

Cruz Blasts NYT for Goldman Sachs Piece, Brooks for ‘Satanic' Attack

January 14th, 2016 10:04 PM
Republican presidential candidate and Senator Ted Cruz (Tex.) slammed The New York Times in Thursday night’s debate over an article about loans he took out from Goldman Sachs as well as Times columnist David Brooks for his repeated attacks on Cruz with one referring to him as “satanic.”

Bartiromo: What Does Socialist Sanders' Surge Say About Our Country?

January 14th, 2016 9:59 PM
Yeah, the headline is a bit of a tongue-twister, but I couldn't resist. Here's a great question from Fox Business Network's Maria Bartiromo about what self-avowed socialist Bernie Sanders' surging campaign in the Democratic primary says about the state of the Democratic Party.

Maria Bartiromo Premieres on FBN

February 24th, 2014 4:49 PM
“Opening Bell with Maria Bartiromo,” hosted by the former CNBC host, premiered Feb. 24, on Fox Business Network. According to Business Insider, part of the appeal for Fox News to hire Bartiromo was her ability to “book big-name guests,” which would increase the amount of exclusive content on the cable network. Bartiromo’s guests on first FBN show included bank…

Dubious Honor: Ronan Farrow MSNBC Debut a 'TV Highlight'... Like Histo

February 24th, 2014 12:40 PM
Today is quite the busy day on the cable news networks for new debuts. Maria Bartiromo, late of CNBC, made her maiden voyage on her new Opening Bell program on Fox Business Network, and both Ronan Farrow and Joy-Ann Reid launch their eponymous MSNBC programs at 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. Eastern respectively. Big friggin deal, you say. I agree, but oddly enough, Washington Post TV columnist Rachel…