NPR Shovels Dirt on Megyn Kelly: Too Much Racial 'Fox News Baggage'
October 27th, 2018 11:04 PM
NPR media reporter David Folkenflik shoveled his network's usual loads of disgust for Fox News in his coverage of Megyn Kelly's show getting canceled, allegedly over a discussion of racially insensitive Halloween costumes. "She really took on a lot of fire as a figure who brought on ideological baggage, who brought Fox News baggage." But Folkenflik didn't take this approach…
NYT Slimes Megyn Kelly, Fox News as Racist, Brings Up 'Tiki Torches'
October 27th, 2018 2:05 PM
NBC morning host (and former Fox News host) Megyn Kelly controversy is seemingly out at the network, after a politically incorrect discussion of Halloween costumes and so-called cultural appropriation caused outcry -- not at the puzzling phenomenon of liberals demanding Halloween costumes be policed, but at a clumsy comment Kelly made that was quickly spun as racist. The most hostility toward…
Bozell & Graham Column: What's Halloween Without Racism Charges?
October 27th, 2018 7:57 AM
Once upon a time parents, most of them anyway, were concerned with oversexualized costumes for little children, but how unenlightened was that? Today we're focusing our energies on what's really important. It's now all about “cultural appropriation.” White children need to “own their privilege” and not dress up and pretend to belong to a non-oppressive race.…
Kelly Appears Likely to Be Fired by NBC; Reid, Williams Still Employed
October 25th, 2018 4:27 PM
On both Wednesday and Thursday, reports and rumors swirled that Megyn Kelly would either depart or be fired by NBC News following controversial remarks about wearing blackface (even though she apologized). Throw in the fact that Kelly changed agents and it’s been a less-than-stellar week for the former Fox News Channel host, who’s stood out from her liberal colleagues and even called…
NBC Reporter Defends Warren: ‘She Understood She Was Native American’
October 16th, 2018 3:54 PM
Appearing on Tuesday’s Megyn Kelly Today, NBC News reporter Morgan Radford attempted to defend Massachusetts Democratic Senator Elizabeth Warren’s dubious claim of Native American heritage by arguing that the liberal lawmaker “understood” it to be true. Meanwhile, anchor Megyn Kelly blasted Warren for using the claims of minority status to advance her academic career.
Megyn Kelly and Panel Slam Hillary’s Hypocrisy on #MeToo
October 15th, 2018 1:11 PM
Reacting to Hillary Clinton’s Sunday interview with CBS News in which she defended her husband Bill Clinton’s mistreatment of women, on Monday, NBC anchor Megyn Kelly and her panel of guests slammed the former First Lady for her hypocrisy and “many lies” in the #MeToo era. Kelly also blasted liberal feminist groups that rushed to former President Clinton’s defense in…
NBC’s Gosk: Collins’ Kavanaugh Speech ‘Drummed Up by Some PR Expert’
October 9th, 2018 11:39 AM
Appearing on Megyn Kelly Today, NBC News Correspondent Stephanie Gosk accused Republican Senator Susan Collins of trying to have it “both ways” on the confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court and dismissed her speech on the Senate floor announcing her support of the Judge as something “drummed up by some PR expert in a back room.”
Megyn Kelly: Anti-Kavanaugh Media Fueling ‘Backlash’ Against Dems
October 4th, 2018 3:53 PM
While the rest of Thursday’s network morning shows ignored new polling data showing an enthusiasm surge among Republican voters ahead of the midterm elections, NBC anchor Megyn Kelly not only reported the bad news for Democrats, but pointed to biased and irresponsible media coverage as one reason for the public “backlash” against liberal lawmakers.
Megyn Kelly Literally Throws NYT Kavanaugh Story in the Trash
October 3rd, 2018 4:13 PM
On her show Wednesday morning, NBC anchor Megyn Kelly literally treated a New York Times story detailing a 1983 letter written by Brett Kavanaugh like a piece of garbage, crumpling up a copy of the letter and throwing it away. Even as all three broadcast networks, including her own, hyped the story, Kelly told viewers how “ridiculous” it was.
What Memo? NBC Ignores Prosecutor Memo Questioning Ford’s Claims
October 1st, 2018 9:07 PM
Broadcast news networks ABC, CBS, and NBC continue to hammer away at the sexual assault allegations against Judge Brett Kavanaugh on Monday, using the seventh FBI inquiry into Kavanaugh’s past as the latest news hook to keep the Supreme Court nominee’s name in the headlines.
Kelly Calls Out Absurd Demands on FBI's Kavanaugh Investigation
October 1st, 2018 5:03 PM
During her Monday morning show, NBC anchor Megyn Kelly scolded NBC News Legal Analyst Daniel Goldman for suggesting that FBI agents investigating sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh should wander around the Maryland suburbs of Washington D.C. to try to find a house that matched Christine Blasey Ford’s extremely vague description in her testimony before…
NBC’s Soboroff Declares Ford ‘An American Hero’ After Hearing
September 28th, 2018 3:30 PM
Appearing on NBC’s Megyn Kelly Today Friday morning, correspondent Jacob Soboroff made it clear where he stood on Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing with Christine Blasey Ford and Brett Kavanaugh, declaring Ford to be “an American hero.” Thankfully, host Megyn Kelly was quick to rein in his enthusiastic support for Kavanaugh’s accuser.
Kelly to NBC Panel: ‘The Media is Not Exactly in Kavanaugh’s Corner'
September 27th, 2018 4:19 PM
During a break in live coverage of Thursday’s Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, NBC anchor Megyn Kelly called out Democrats and the media for their obvious bias against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. In the midst of listening to testimony from accuser Christine Blasey Ford, she warned her colleagues against convicting Kavanaugh before hearing his defense.
Kelly Blasts Avenatti: ‘You Don’t Tease Allegations of Rape'
September 25th, 2018 12:55 PM
On her 9:00 a.m. ET hour show on Tuesday, NBC anchor Megyn Kelly slammed Stormy Daniels attorney and prospective 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Michael Avenatti for making unsubstantiated “outrageous allegations” against Brett Kavanaugh. The morning show host thought the claims were so irresponsible that she told viewers “they will not be repeated here.”