NBC’s Today Accuses GOP of Minority Voter Suppression
November 4th, 2016 11:18 AM
On Thursday’s NBC Today, correspondent Ronan Farrow devoted a five-minute report to promoting liberal claims of Republicans trying to suppress Democratic voter turnout on election day by targeting minority groups with voter ID laws. Farrow warned: “According to one recent survey, one in five voters lives in a state that requires photo ID to vote but don’t know it....a wave of new laws making it…
Helping Hillary Overcome Her Many Scandals
July 11th, 2016 9:26 AM
Today, Part Six of the eight-part NewsBusters’ special report, “Hillary Clinton’s Media Fan Club,” documenting how the media have helped fuel Clinton’s political campaign by showering her with fawning news coverage, even as they discredit her critics. This installment provides examples of journalists trying to wave away her many scandals — from Whitewater in the 1990s to current Benghazi and the…
'Undercovered'? NBC Lectures College Students on ‘Transgender Rights’
June 1st, 2016 5:37 PM
Wednesday on NBC’s Today, viewers watched a special series titled Undercovered, a segment where NBC News Investigative Correspondent Ronan Farrow shares stories that apparently “aren’t necessarily in the headlines every day.” Apparently, these stories don’t present both sides of the issue, either.
NBC: Gun Ownership ‘Shaped by Headlines About Mass Shootings’
June 30th, 2015 2:44 PM
Introducing a segment on Tuesday’s NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer proclaimed: “The tragic mass shooting in Charleston has renewed questions about gun control and the gun culture in this country.” He then led into a report by left-wing MSNBC correspondent Ronan Farrow, who the network “sent out to meet the new face of gun ownership.”
Mika: Jennifer Lawrence Should Demand Back Pay for 'American Hustle'
February 23rd, 2015 3:44 PM
On the Monday after the Oscars, MSNBC Morning Joe co-host Mika Brezinski appeared on her colleague Ronan Farrow's canceled-but-still-broadcasting to promote her "Know Your Value" campaign to teach women how to be more effective negotiators in the marketplace for better pay and benefits. During her chat with Farrow, the issue of "pay inequality" in Hollywood was discussed, including the allegation…
MSNBC Dumps Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid
February 19th, 2015 7:59 PM
It hasn't exactly been unexpected. In fact the probability it would happen has been reported on for weeks but today it's official. MSNBC has dumped the shows of Ronan Farrow and Joy Reid due to horrible ratings.
Ronan Farrow Hits the Road in Desperate Bid to Save Failing MSNBC Show
January 23rd, 2015 1:34 PM
Ronan Farrow's ratings at MSNBC remain horribly low. So what to do? Why, take his terrible interviewing skills out of the studio and put them on the road.
Ronan: 'Everyone' I Spoke With Understands US Paris March Snub
January 12th, 2015 2:52 PM
Shades of Pauline Kael! Tuning to Ronan Farrow's MSNBC show today, I was surprised to find him in Paris, and asked myself: what is he doing there? One thing shortly became clear, he wasn't talking to a wide range of people.
Because in discussing the absence of any top US officials from President Obama on down from the Paris march yesterday, Farrow claimed that "everyone here that I spoke to…
Ex-NAACP Head: Black Youth Afraid Of Cops Like Colonists With Redcoats
December 5th, 2014 2:42 PM
You say you want a revolution? Former NAACP president Benjamin Jealous just analogized the fear for their lives that black youth feel about police to the fear the colonists felt toward the "Redcoats"—British soldiers during the time of the American Revolution.
Jealous, now with the leftist Center for American Progress, made his inflammatory remark to Ronan Farrow on the latter's MSNBC show…
Ronan Farrow: Ferguson Grand Jury Made ‘Incendiary Announcement’
November 25th, 2014 4:13 PM
On Tuesday afternoon, MSNBC host Al Sharpton conducted a news conference with attorneys for the family of Michael Brown. Immediately following the news conference, MSNBC host Ronan Farrow expressed his outrage at the lack of charges brought against Ferguson police officer Darren Wilson for the shooting death of Michael Brown. Speaking during his Ronan Farrow Daily program, the MSNBC host…
MSNBC Brings on 9/11, JFK Conspiracy Theorist to Slam Keystone
November 19th, 2014 4:19 PM
According to MSNBC, as long as you tout left-wing talking points, it doesn't matter what kind of conspiracy theories you subscribe to. Ronan Farrow on Wednesday hyped the "fascinating" views of Jesse Ventura on Wednesday, including his opposition to building the Keystone pipeline and to call Republicans "hypocrites."
MSNBC Goofs: 'Right-Wing Radicals' Assault U.S. 'Soldiers' in Turkey
November 13th, 2014 12:56 PM
On Thursday's Daily Rundown on MSNBC, Jim Miklaszewski misidentified the political ideology of the protesters that attacked three American sailors in Istanbul, Turkey. Miklaszewski reported that "these radicals – these right-wing radicals, who are pro-communist and anti-U.S. – were more intent on propaganda than causing these individual sailors harm." The perpetrators are members of the Turkish…
Jonathan Gruber Delivers Obamacare Deception Excuses to Ronan Farrow
November 11th, 2014 6:08 PM
Jonathan Gruber declined to be interviewed on Fox News by Megyn Kelly yesterday. Instead he appeared on a complete pushover today in the form of Ronan Farrow. Gruber actually made less of an attempt to defend his video remarks about deceiving the public about Obamacare than Ronan Farrow who claimed that Gruber was being "nuanced." After that Ronan delivered convincing proof that he is a horrible…
MSNBC Pre-Spins Midterm Disaster: Dems Didn't Tout Obama's Successes
November 3rd, 2014 5:42 PM
The liberals on MSNBC have already begun to pre-spin the reasons behind a possible Democratic disaster in Tuesday's midterms: It's because the party didn't tout Barack Obama's "accomplishments." Host Ronan Farrow complained: "But, if these Democratic candidates are just flouting the President and at a time when he faces a tough environment on the hill already, sort of adding to his woes, do they…