CBS Goes to Bat for Planned Parenthood With This Abortion Spin

June 20th, 2019 4:08 PM
With Planned Parenthood back in court trying to prevent the state of Missouri from revoking its abortion license, the crew of CBS This Morning went to bat for the abortion provider on Thursday, highlighting their defiance of a state regulation requiring a second pelvic exam 72 hours before an abortion and uncritically repeating President Leana Wen's talking points.

CBS Fears for Future of Abortion Clinic that Did Illegal Operation

June 19th, 2019 10:48 PM
During her Wednesday report on CBS Evening News, correspondent Meg Oliver admitted a state investigation found that the Planned Parenthood facility in St. Louis, Missouri performed an abortion that violated state law. The clinic also vowed to break even more of the state’s laws. But she and the network still feared for the future of the facility, which could be shut down on Friday.

CBS: Sarah Palin ‘Under Fire’ For Spending on Clothes, Hair

October 22nd, 2008 11:52 AM
At the top of Wednesday’s CBS Early Show, co-host Maggie Rodriguez declared: "The McCain campaign under fire for spending $150,000 on clothes and accessories for Sarah Palin and her family." Correspondent Jeff Glor later introduced the story: "Meanwhile, there's another story this morning that's getting a lot of attention and it's about Sarah Palin, who's gotten a lot of attention herself. It…

CBS Rips Rush: ‘Sexism Hits the Campaign Trail

December 18th, 2007 10:45 AM
Tuesday’s CBS "Early Show" led with co-host Julie Chen exclaiming: "Sexism hits the campaign trail as Rush Limbaugh asks if voters want to stare at an aging woman as president." This harsh accusation was in reference to comments made by Limbaugh during his radio show on Monday, in which he said: "Will Americans want to watch a woman get older before their eyes on a daily basis? And that woman, by…