CBS Rues Unfairness of Rich Not Paying Enough Without Noting More Than

April 18th, 2011 9:06 AM
CBS News on Sunday morning managed to examine incongruities in the U.S. tax system, highlighting those – including a former New York Times reporter – who think the wealthy aren’t paying enough, but without bothering to point out the disproportionate share of the income tax paid by those at the top nor how more than a third of those who file an income tax return pay nothing or…

CBS Uses American Muslim Family to Frame Hearings on Radical Islam as

March 11th, 2011 3:51 PM
On Thursday's CBS Evening News, following a report that portrayed congressional hearings on radical Islam as bigoted political theater, correspondent Seth Doane profiled a Muslim family in Tennessee and suggested they were indirect victims of the testimony on Capitol Hill: "The Sbenaty family is getting tired of defending their religion." Anchor Katie Couric introduced Doane…

CBS: U.S. Muslims 'Feel Like Strangers in Their Own Country

September 10th, 2010 5:14 PM
Filling in for anchor Katie Couric on Thursday's CBS Evening News, Early Show co-host Harry Smith introduced a report on opposition to building mosques in some areas of the country: "...they feel like strangers in their own country, Muslims shocked by the growing opposition to new mosques....building a mosque has suddenly become a hot-button issue in many communities."Smith expounded on…

CBS: Gulf Oil Spill An 'Opportunity' to Push Green Energy on 'Power-Hu

August 17th, 2010 3:48 PM
At the top of CBS's Sunday Morning, host Charles Osgood proclaimed: "From sky-high air-conditioning bills to gasoline-fueled vacations in the car, there's nothing like summer to remind us that we Americans are power hungry." In the story that followed later, correspondent Seth Doane declared: "In the wake of the Gulf oil disaster, calls for cleaner, greener energy, are growing…

CNN Catches Up On Baucus Scandal & Labels as Dem More Than Other Nets

December 7th, 2009 1:41 PM
While it has been documented that CNN's Howard Kurtz chided his own news network for ignoring the recently-revealed scandal involving Montana Democratic Senator Max Baucus nominating his girlfriend for a U.S. attorney position -- after the CNN anchor had monitored CNN on Saturday -- it turns out that on Sunday morning, even before Kurtz's Reliable Sources show had begun, CNN had already started…

CBS: Immigration Raid Left Iowa Town’s Economy ‘In Tatters

June 15th, 2009 12:26 PM
On Saturday, CBS’s Anthony Mason blamed tough economic times in a small Iowa town on immigration enforcement: "...the small town of Postville, Iowa, is still struggling to recover from an immigration raid last year that left its economy in tatters."Reporting for Saturday’s Evening News, correspondent Seth Doane followed Mason’s introduction by similarly arguing: "...last May when…

CBS: More Food Stamps Allotments Needed to Match Food Inflation

July 3rd, 2008 2:18 PM
Food inflation is hitting everyone - even if don't have to pay for food. According to the July 2 "CBS Evening News," part of its "The Other America" series - a title strangely similar to former Democratic presidential candidate John Edwards' liberal anti-poverty mantra of "Two Americas" - food stamp recipients are being hit by the rising the cost of food. "…

CBS Uses Fires to Remind Viewers Bush 'Never Stopped' to See Katrina V

October 29th, 2007 4:32 AM

‘Evening News’ Distressed Over Plight of Employers of Illegal Immi

October 11th, 2007 2:21 PM