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.
Networks Yawn at AP Scoop on Dozens of Mass Graves in ISIS Territory
August 30th, 2016 5:41 PM
The Big Three networks' morning newscasts on Tuesday all failed to cover the Associated Press's early Tuesday report that revealed the 72 mass graves inside current or former ISIS territory. Instead of spotlighting ISIS's mass murder, ABC's GMA aired a 50-second news brief on a unicyclist's stunt on top of a 840-foot tower in Romania. CBS This Morning set aside 43 seconds of…
O'Reilly, Mattera Clash Over 'Ambush Journalism' on Hillary Clinton's
June 27th, 2014 11:28 PM
During the Wednesday evening episode of The O'Reilly Factor, Fox News Channel host Bill O'Reilly slammed conservative activist Jason Mattera's “ambush journalism” of former secretary of state Hillary Clinton, calling it “unacceptable” to use “a horrendous act of terror to make a political point.”
After Martha MacCallum, another Fox anchor,…
MRC President Brent Bozell on 'The Kelly File': Networks Spiked Explos
May 19th, 2014 1:52 PM
MRC president Brent Bozell appeared on Fox's The Kelly File on Friday night to discuss the ongoing network blackout of the IRS-targeting scandal, despite the explosive new revelations about Sen. Carl Levin ordering the IRS exempt-organizations branch to explore his suspicions about right-wing groups.
Appearing with guest host Martha MacCallum, Bozell made the point that the networks could…
Howard Kurtz on Martin Bashir: ‘Sad, Pathetic and Disgusting
November 19th, 2013 5:03 PM
Criticism continues to pour in for MSNBC’s Martin Bashir over his disgraceful comments about former Alaska governor Sarah Palin last Friday.
Appearing on Fox News’s America’s Newsroom Tuesday, media analyst Howard Kurtz called them “sad, pathetic, and disgusting” saying that Bashir is a “practitioner” of “the politics of vitriol and destruction…
Kirsten Powers on Obama-Clinton 60 Minutes Interview: 'Something You'd
January 28th, 2013 5:49 PM
As NewsBusters has been reporting all day, CBS's 60 Minutes on Sunday gave a gushing and fawning interview to President Obama and Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that should be an embarrassment to the network.
On Fox News's America's Newsroom Monday, left-leaning contributor Kirsten Powers said of this fiasco, "It really was something you would expect from like the state-…
Jim Gray Sides with Costas & Whitlock on Gun Control, Then Backtracks
December 3rd, 2012 3:50 PM
In an appearance on Monday's America's Newsroom program on Fox News, veteran sportscaster Jim Gray at first expressed what seemed like absolute agreement with NBC's Bob Costas regarding the need for more gun control in light of the horrific Jovan Belcher murder-suicide on Saturday.
In what turned into a sanctimonious lecture during halftime programming on Sunday Night Football,…
Fox News's Chris Wallace: Media Needs to 'Stop All This Nonsense' Abou
August 28th, 2012 4:47 PM
Noting that President Obama is not taking a break from campaigning, despite Hurricane Isaac's imminent landfall, Fox News Sunday host Chris Wallace noted this morning that the media should "stop all this nonsense about whether or not the Republicans should hold their convention tonight."
President Obama "isn't canceling his campaign. He's continuing to politick,…