Hypocrites: Stelter Justifies DNC Banning Fox from Hosting 2020 Debate
March 6th, 2019 3:19 PM
The Washington Post’s Paul Farhi broke news Wednesday afternoon that the Democratic National Committee would be banning the Fox News Channel from hosting a 2020 presidential primary debate in light of the rabidly anti-Fox hit job by The New Yorker’s Jane Mayer. Of course, the DNC has a fan of the move in CNN’s Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter because Democrats are “…
Former NYT Editor Jill Abramson Accused of Plagiarism
February 7th, 2019 4:02 PM
Former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson has been hit with plagiarism accusations in the wake of her just-released book. Michael Moynihan of Vice on Wednesday tweeted several passages from Merchants of Truth: The Business of News and the Fight for Facts, finding passages that were very similar to previously published articles.
The Caravan Finds Champion, Cheerleader in Univision’s Jorge Ramos
October 23rd, 2018 7:36 PM
The thousands of Central Americans currently making their way through Mexico on their way to the U.S. border have found a champion and cheerleader in veteran Univision news anchor Jorge Ramos. The dual Mexican and U.S. citizen is hosting Univision’s evening newscasts from Mexico this week as he accompanies the caravan, which on his network he calls a “caravan of refugees.”
FNC Hosts Highlight Politicization of Aretha Franklin's Funeral
September 1st, 2018 2:17 PM
Newsbusters has previously reported on the media and the left’s politicization of John McCain’s funeral; not surprisingly, the funeral of “The Queen of Soul” Aretha Franklin also got political; with guests taking shots at President Trump and controversial figures such as Nation of Islam Founder Louis Farrakhan taking center stage. Throughout Friday evening’s…
WH Bans CNN’s Kaitlan Collins from Event in ‘Unprecedented’ ‘Attack’
July 25th, 2018 8:25 PM
On Wednesday afternoon, the White House took the step of banning CNN White House reporter Kaitlan Collins from a Rose Garden announcement about tariffs following what the Trump administration believed were inappropriate questions shouted by Collins hours earlier about Michael Cohen and Vladimir Putin to the President. In reacting to this move, however, CNN’s Situation Room host Wolf Blitzer…
Ben Shapiro: Nice Guy to Racist, Sexist, Bigot, Homophobe in 24 Hours
July 24th, 2018 5:00 AM
A conservative activist who has taken on such wildly liberal institutions as colleges and universities while producing his own weekday radio program that “takes a licking and keeps on ticking” is Ben Shapiro. However, the noted conservative found something unexpected to discuss when he served as a guest for ABC, where he was invited on the Fox News Channel to talk about liberal actor…
Byron York: Key Claims in Dec. NY Times Trump-Russia Story Are False
June 2nd, 2018 1:33 PM
Friday evening, Fox News's Martha MacCallum interviewed Washington Examiner chief political correspondent Byron York. In that interview's second half, the pair discussed new information which contradicts key contentions about "How the (Trump)-Russia inquiry began" made in a December New York Times story. That story claimed that the investigation began as a result…
FNC Gives More Time to Murdered Florida Cops Than Other Nets Combined
April 22nd, 2018 1:57 PM
In the aftermath of two police officers being ambushed and murdered while eating lunch at a restaurant in Trenton, Florida, last week, Fox News Channel has given substantially more attention to the tragic event than other national news outlets. In fact, various FNC shows have spent almost twice as much time on the story as ABC, CBS, NBC, CNN, MSNBC, and PBS combined.
Maher Wrongly Claims 'Pravda' FNC Ignored Flake's Anti-Trump Speech
October 27th, 2017 11:57 PM
On Friday's Real Time on HBO, far-left host Bill Maher lashed out at Fox News and wrongly claimed that it had ignored Republican Senator Jeff Flake's speech attacking President Donald Trump. Although panel member Betsy Woodruff of the Daily Beast did jump in to inform Maher that Flake's speech was covered live, both she and liberal CNN commentator Van Jones claimed that "they…
CNN, MSNBC Obsess Over Trump Before Being Dragged into Manchester
May 23rd, 2017 3:22 PM
As the news was unfolding out of Manchester, England on Monday night with what we now know was an act of radical Islamic terrorism, the 7:00 p.m. Eastern hours of CNN and MSNBC felt that it was more important to spoon-feed viewers the latest bombshell reports about President Trump and the intelligence community.
Defense Attorney for Rockville Rape Blames Trump for Public Outrage
March 27th, 2017 3:16 PM
Friday night on Fox News’ The First 100 Days, host Martha MacCallum interviewed the attorneys defending one of the illegal immigrants accused of raping a 14-year-old girl at Rockville High School, just over a week ago. The two lawyers defending 17-year-old Jose Montano blasted what they called the “sensationalized” coverage of the story, (despite the media blackout of its…
Rude Michael Brown Filmmaker Goes Ballistic on FNC’s Martha MacCallum
March 14th, 2017 9:07 PM
In what could only be described as one of the most cringe-worthy and disrespectful interview to date, Fox News Channel host Martha MacCallum took on a petulant filmmaker in Jason Pollock and his “documentary” on the murder of Michael Brown during Monday night’s First 100 Days.
Writer Slams New Ferguson Video: 'Very Definition of Fake News'
March 14th, 2017 4:17 PM
The outcome of the Michael Brown saga in Ferguson, Missouri, which began in August 2014, reached a climax in November 2014 when a grand jury did not indict police officer Darren Wilson, and ended with a whimper in March 2015 when the Justice Department saw no basis for bringing civil rights charges, infuriated the left. So it seemed inevitable that a conspiracy…
AP's Lee Fails to Cite Kerry's Plea For Less Media Terrorism Coverage
August 31st, 2016 2:06 PM
In Bangladesh on Monday, Secretary of State John Kerry had a concern about media coverage of terrorism he felt he needed to communicate, namely that "the media would do us all a service if they didn’t cover it quite as much." That would be a great thing, apparently, because then "People wouldn’t know what’s going on." You can't make this stuff up.