NBC to Cuomo: ‘Mistake’ to Force COVID Patients Into Nursing Homes?
June 23rd, 2020 12:54 PM
During an interview with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Tuesday, NBC’s Today show co-host Savannah Guthrie gently wondered if it was a “mistake” for the Democrat to force nursing homes to admit coronavirus patients, a policy responsible for thousands of deaths across the hard-hit state. Predictably, Cuomo refused to accept responsibility.
Heckler Calls NJ Gov ‘Dictator,’ ‘Hypocrite’ During NBC Interview
June 15th, 2020 3:44 PM
During a live interview with New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy, on NBC’s Today show Monday morning, a heckler could be heard screaming at the Democratic politician, calling him a “dictator” and “hypocrite” for his coronavirus shutdown policies. It got so bad, co-host Savannah Guthrie was forced to acknowledge “this rage that people feel about businesses not being opened fast enough.”…
Nets Tout Radical Push to Defund & Dismantle Police Across the Country
June 8th, 2020 1:13 PM
On Monday, all three network morning shows seized on the radical push to defund and even dismantle police departments across the country. The extremism of the effort was downplayed, if mentioned at all. Instead, the Minneapolis mayor objecting to his city council voting to dismantle the entire local police force was treated as the real controversy.
Nets More ‘Outraged’ by Trump Church Visit Than Rioters Burning It
June 2nd, 2020 12:45 PM
On Monday, the network morning shows offered a combined 69 seconds of coverage on historic St. John’s Church in Washington, D.C. being set on fire and vandalized by violent protesters Sunday night. On Tuesday, those same broadcasts devoted a combined 30 minutes of coverage to hyping the “outrage” over President Trump visiting the church Monday evening.
NBC & ABC Tout Laughable Lauer ‘Fact-Check’ of Rape Claims
May 20th, 2020 12:19 PM
It’s funny how liberal journalists suddenly warn of media bias when they are the ones facing press scrutiny. That hypocrisy was on full display Tuesday, when Mediaite decided to publish an op/ed from disgraced former Today show host Matt Lauer, who portrayed himself as a victim of “shoddy journalism.” On Wednesday, both NBC’s Today and ABC’s Good Morning America…
NBC’s Guthrie Asks Federal Reserve Chair: ‘Do You Just Ignore’ Trump?
March 26th, 2020 10:36 AM
During a rare, exclusive interview with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday, NBC’s Today show co-host Savannah Guthrie couldn’t help taking a jab at President Trump, wondering if Powell had to “just ignore” Trump’s frequent criticism of the U.S. central bank’s monetary policy.
NBC Actually Calls Out Dems for Playing Politics With Virus Relief
March 23rd, 2020 11:48 AM
On Monday, NBC’s Today show was surprisingly direct in blaming Democrats for the failure of a massive coronavirus relief package in Congress. The network morning show repeatedly made it clear that the “aid package was blocked by Senate Democrats” and even wondered if “this the time to have these kinds of arguments,” while Americans are “desperate” for…
NBC Allows de Blasio to Push New Deal-Style Spending, Bash Border Wall
March 18th, 2020 11:25 AM
Appearing on Wednesday’s 3rd Hour Today show, Democratic New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio was treated to a softball interview from co-host Savannah Guthrie, even as he pushed for massive New Deal-era spending and slammed continued construction of the southern border wall during the coronavirus pandemic.
NBC Demands Pence Predict ‘Millions’ Will Be Infected
March 12th, 2020 1:50 PM
During an interview with Mike Pence on Thursday, Today show co-host Savannah Guthrie repeatedly demanded that the Vice President predict that coronavirus would infect “millions” of Americans. Ironically, she also dismissed President Trump’s criticism of “media hype” regarding the disease.
As ‘Clearly Confident’ Biden Strengthens, NBC’s Questions Soften
March 5th, 2020 3:26 PM
What a difference a month makes. Just four weeks ago, Today show co-host Savannah Guthrie was grilling Joe Biden over his son Hunter’s “sleazy” business dealings in Ukraine. However, during an exclusive interview with the now-Democratic frontrunner on Thursday, the NBC anchor was sympathizing with the former Vice President over Republicans “coming after” him on the…
GMA Gives 12 Times More Coverage to Wallenda Walk Than Schumer Threat
March 5th, 2020 12:07 PM
If a viewer took a few moments to pour a cup of coffee or make a bowl of cereal Thursday morning, they easily could have missed the scant coverage on ABC’s Good Morning America of Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer threatening Supreme Court justices – news that received just 27 seconds of air time. Meanwhile, acrobat Nik Wallenda’s high-wire walk across a volcano got 5…
Nets: 74 Seconds to Bernie’s Castro Love, 34 Minutes to Trump/Putin
February 24th, 2020 12:37 PM
On Monday, all three network morning shows combined could only manage a little over a minute (74 seconds) of air time to mention 2020 Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders defending deceased Cuban dictator Fidel Castro on Sunday’s 60 Minutes. However, after President Trump held a summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in July of 2018, the same broadcasts devoted 34 minutes to excoriating…
Guthrie Frets Over ‘Circular Firing Squad’ at Dem Debate
February 20th, 2020 11:34 AM
While discussing Wednesday night’s contentious Democratic debate, on Thursday morning, NBC’s Today show co-host Savannah Guthrie worried that the “non-Sanders” candidates were in a “circular firing squad” and wondered if the “moderate lane” would start to consolidate in the coming weeks.
NBC Channels Dem Fears of Trump and Barr ‘In Cahoots’
February 14th, 2020 12:07 PM
On Friday, NBC’s Today show couldn’t decide if Attorney General William Barr should be celebrated for his criticism of President Trump in an ABC News interview or suspected of being “in cahoots” with the President. As the broadcast hyped Barr lamenting Trump’s penchant for tweeting about ongoing Justice Department cases, the coverage repeatedly noted Democrats…