Bozell Calls for Independent Review of Sexual Misconduct at NBC
December 18th, 2017 3:28 PM
RESTON, VA -- Media Research Center (MRC) President Brent Bozell released the following statement today calling on NBC to hire an independent investigator to review its culture of sexual misconduct following new claims against MSNBC’s Chris Matthews. According to a report by the Daily Caller, NBC paid one of Matthew’s former producers $40,000 after she filed a sexual harassment…
2008 Media Roast, With Profane Jokes, Proves Everyone Knew About Lauer
December 5th, 2017 11:59 PM
The shocked faces at NBC and in the media last week claiming "nobody knew" about Matt Lauer's harassment and abuse of women became impossible to believe Tuesday evening. That's when Brian Flood at Fox News, partly cribbing from a still-available October 2008 story at the Village Voice, revealed that a celebrity roast that month in Lauer's honor "left little doubt that…
FLASHBACK: Media Mourned When ObamaCare Was in Trouble
March 27th, 2017 3:56 PM
While the liberal media has portrayed the tabling of the ObamaCare replacement bill as a “hugely embarrassing” political failure for President Donald Trump, there is one thing they aren’t doing – calling it a missed opportunity to rescue Americans who have been hurt or burdened by ObamaCare. However, there was a time back in 2010, when liberal reporters were saying…
5 Ways the Liberal Media Devoted a Decade to Gore’s Climate Apocalypse
January 25th, 2016 9:42 AM
2016 was supposedly the “point of no return” for taking action on global warming, according to former Vice President Al Gore. His tipping point received widespread scorn on the right, resulting in an “Armageddon” clock posted on Rush Limbaugh’s site -- that turns zero Jan. 27.
But don’t expect the liberal news media to remind anyone of Gore’s…
Mauling Mike: The Media’s Worst Attacks on the Fmr Arkansas Governor
May 5th, 2015 9:38 AM
Former Arkansas Governor and Fox News host Mike Huckabee’s entry into the GOP 2016 presidential field is sure to bring attacks on his social conservatism by liberal elites if recent history is any guide. Despite his background as a former pastor, liberal journalists seem confounded by his sticking to religious tradition when it comes to issues like same-sex marriage, federally-funded birth…
Meredith Vieira Gushes Over Shirtless Dreamboat Vladimir Putin
February 27th, 2014 8:32 PM
Is this how Stalin charmed New York Times reporter/Soviet apologist Walter Duranty?
Former "Today" show co-host Meredith Vieira has become the latest example of a prominent figure in American media with a weak spot for an autocrat ruling Russia. Vieira appeared last night on "Late Show with David Letterman" and described covering the Winter Olympics in Sochi for NBC. (…
NBC’s Meredith Vieira Uses Olympics To Lobby Hillary For President
February 16th, 2014 9:42 AM
Meredith Vieira needs to understand that Americans don’t want to mix their sports with their politics. Following the United States’ thrilling shootout victory over the Russians in hockey on Saturday, NBC’s Meredith Vieira used the opportunity to lobby Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential ambitions.
Speaking to NBC’s Al Michaels, Vieira commented that she overheard…
Awww! NBC's Meredith Vieira Laments Demise of Soviet Union as 'a Bitte
February 10th, 2014 1:16 PM
(Update: a video initially included in this post was blocked immediately by the International Olympic Committee on "copyright grounds." An audio clip has been added.)
Gee, where would anyone ever get the impression that high-profile liberals working in American media have a deathless soft spot for Soviet Russia?
True, one does come away with that impression in only a specific,…
While NBC Frets Over Gates's 'Dishonorable' Criticism of Obama, It Hyp
January 13th, 2014 11:33 AM
While Matt Lauer worried that Robert Gates's criticism of President Obama was "dangerous or dishonorable" on Monday's NBC Today, when disgruntled ex-Bush administration officials wrote memoirs bashing the former president in 2004 and 2008, the network morning show happily cheered them on.
On January 13, 2004 – exactly ten years prior to Lauer's Monday interview…
Flashback: In 2009, Media Cringed That Fort Hood Killer Was Muslim Sin
August 6th, 2013 4:25 PM
The military trial of Fort Hood shooter Nidal Hasan began Tuesday, with the government arguing that the onetime Army psychiatrist was motivated by “a jihad duty to kill as many soldiers as possible,” while Hasan — representing himself — seemed to agree, arguing: “Evidence will clearly show that I am the shooter and the dead bodies will show the war is…
Meredith Vieira: ‘If My Husband Was Sexting I’d Cut It Off
August 3rd, 2013 2:22 PM
Former NBC Today show host Meredith Vieira channeled her inner Lorena Bobbitt Friday night.
Appearing on NBC’s Tonight Show, in a discussion about embattled New York mayoral candidate Anthony Weiner, Vieira said, “If my husband was sexting, I’d cut it off” (video follows with commentary):
Meredith Vieira Sings ‘Call Me Maybe’ To Jay Leno
February 23rd, 2013 12:05 PM
Former NBC Today show host Meredith Vieira actually sang “Call Me Maybe” to Jay Leno Friday evening.
As the head of her elementary school glee club told her when she was nine, she really should have mouthed the lyrics.
Networks Rediscover Security Gaffes at Olympics, But Don't Acknowledge
July 30th, 2012 12:19 PM
The same networks that piled on Mitt Romney for highlighting questions about security for the Olympics have now rediscovered serious problems at the London games. Last Friday, CBS and NBC played up tabloid coverage of Romney as "Mitt the Twit." On Monday, however, Good Morning America's Amy Robach briefly noted, "Well another embarrassment for security at the Olympics. Someone…
NBC's Lauer and Vieira Gush Over Olympic Tribute to Britain's Governme
July 30th, 2012 11:06 AM
Managing to squeeze politics into the opening ceremony of the Olympics on Friday, NBC hosts Matt Lauer and Meredith Vieira cheered a tribute to Britain's government-run National Health Service, with Lauer declaring: "Back in the states...we're locked in this kind of partisan debate over the future of health care in our own country. Here, they feel so strongly about their health…