Crowning Christie as Corrupt: The Media's Rush to Judge NJ Governor
June 30th, 2015 9:28 AM
Despite the liberal media's disinterest in pursuing investigations into Barack Obama's scandals, the case of Republican Chris Christie proves the existence of a blatant double standard. The New Jersey Governor, who will announce his presidential bid on Tuesday, endured a media frenzy when the Bridgegate scandal erupted 17 months ago. And, when they're not impugning him as a Nixonian crook,…
Dr. Nancy Snyderman Leaving NBC News After Ebola Scandal
March 12th, 2015 5:55 PM
NBC News chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman announced her abrupt departure from the network on Thursday afternoon, stating that her violation of Ebola protocol in October 2014 has “contributed to my decision that now is the time to return to academic medicine.” After “becoming part of the story upon my return to the U.S.” from covering the Ebola epidemic in Liberia, Snyderman revealed that…
The Incredibles: NBC's Growing List of Irresponsible Journalists
February 5th, 2015 4:02 PM
As NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams became embroiled in a major controversy on Thursday over his false story of being shot at in Iraq, he joined a growing list of NBC journalists whose credibility has been shredded in recent months in the wake of various scandals.
NBC Turns to Quarantine Violator to Preach About 'Public Health'
February 4th, 2015 1:02 PM
Brian Williams brought on infamous Ebola quarantine violator Dr. Nancy Snyderman on Tuesday's NBC Nightly News for her take on the resurgence of measles. Dr. Snyderman underlined that "it's inherently important that those of us who are healthy vaccinate ourselves to protect those who are less vulnerable in society. That's why it's called public health." Of course, the NBC chief medical editor…
NBC's Nancy Snyderman Finally Admits She Violated Ebola Quarantine
December 3rd, 2014 3:24 PM
After a two-month leave of absence following her violation of an Ebola quarantine, NBC's chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman returned to the network with an appearance on Wednesday's Today and finally took personal responsibility for her actions: "I'm very sorry for not only scaring my community and the country, but adding to the confusion....I stepped outside the boundaries of what I…
AP: 'Troubles Clearly Aren't Over' For NBC's Snyderman Over Ebola Move
October 20th, 2014 12:43 PM
On Monday, the AP's David Bauder spotlighted the ongoing controversy over NBC's Dr. Nancy Snyderman breaking her own quarantine, after she returned from West Africa to cover the Ebola outbreak. Bauder underlined that Synderman's "the troubles clearly aren't over for NBC News' chief medical editor," and added that "NBC must now decide whether Snyderman's credibility is too damaged for her to…
NBC Medical Editor Violates Ebola Quarantine, Dodges Responsibility
October 14th, 2014 11:43 AM
After their cameraman Ashoka Mukpo contracted ebola while covering the epidemic in Africa, NBC chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman and her team of reporters were supposed to be under a voluntary 21-day quarantine. Instead, Snyderman herself was recently spotted in public in her New Jersey neighborhood, reportedly getting take-out.
In response to the growing controversy over the clear…
Ebola Crisis: Nets Ignore CDC Failures in 98 Percent of Reports
October 2nd, 2014 3:51 PM
In spite of revelations in recent months the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) mishandled strains of deadly bird flu, anthrax and botulism, the broadcast networks remained confident the government’s “disease detectives” could handle the Ebola outbreak.
On Sept. 30, the CDC announced that a patient in Texas was the first instance of Ebola in the U.S. But from the very beginning of the Ebola…
NBC Insists Gun Violence a ‘Public Health’ Issue, Doesn’t Explai
December 13th, 2013 3:00 PM
Managing Editor's Note: Due to a Media Research Center Christmas party held this afternoon, this post was pre-written Friday morning -- well before the school shooting today in Centennial, Colorado -- and was scheduled to automatically post at 3 p.m. Eastern. We regret the unfortunate but accidental timing and our thoughts and prayers are with the citizens of Centennial.
Two days ahead of the…
What They Said Before the Train Wreck: The Top 10 Worst Quotes Pushing
November 18th, 2013 9:20 AM
While the liberal media may finally be admitting the obvious -- that the ObamaCare rollout has been an “embarrassing,” “botched” failure that has thrown millions off their insurance -- that’s not what they were predicting about the Affordable Care Act when it was first introduced.
Not long ago, they assured their viewers that they could keep their health plans if they liked them; predicted…
NBC Set to Launch Week of Programming to 'Help' ObamaCare 'Succeed
September 27th, 2013 5:49 PM
It's not enough that MSNBC regularly touts the liberal line on every issue from climate change to raising the debt limit -- and has the poor ratings to prove it.
But now, a press release sent out on Friday declares that NBC -- the parent company of the cable channel -- will begin on Monday a week-long series entitled “Ready or Not, the New Health Care” and described as “a multi-screen…
NBC Reports ObamaCare May Force People to Change Doctors, Skips Presid
August 14th, 2013 5:18 PM
Leading off Saturday's NBC Nightly News, fill-in anchor Kate Snow declared: "Healthy choices? Big challenges ahead for when the new health care law takes effect. Will you have to change your doctor?" However, in the report that followed, not one word was mentioned of President Obama's repeated promise that people would be able to keep their own doctor under the new law. [Listen to the audio or…
'Today' Panel Proclaims 'Watershed Moment' for Gay Catholics, Demands
August 1st, 2013 4:05 PM
During a panel discussion on Thursday's NBC Today about comments from Pope Francis on homosexuality, co-host Matt Lauer asked the group of usual liberal pundits if the Pontiff's remarks were a "watershed moment for gays in the Church" or "just a very minor shift." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]
Advertising executive Donny Deutsch cheered: "I think it was a watershed…
NBC News Caught in Yet Another Deceptive Edit
June 30th, 2013 10:59 PM
What is it about the folks at NBC News who seem to think that they can routinely selectively and deceptively edit what people say in order to misconstrue their words and meaning?
A few weeks ago, a web-only Rock Center video was published at NBCNews.com that deceptively edited an Hasidic Rabbi to give the appearance that he was trying to cover up or hide sexual abuse within his community (…