Attkisson Reports Latest on Fast & Furious; Nets Omit Holder's Role

September 26th, 2014 2:58 PM
Mere hours before President Obama announced Attorney General Eric Holder's resignation, Sharyl Attkisson reported on Thursday that U.S. District Court Judge John Bates ordered the Justice Department to "turn over a list of withheld Fast and Furious documents by Oct. 22 [2014]." CBS Evening News mentioned Fast and Furious in their coverage of the Holder announcement that evening, but NBC Nightly…

Eric Holder's Fast and Furious Fiasco Was Media Scandal, Too

September 25th, 2014 4:08 PM
Thanks to his stonewalling of the House of Representatives investigation into the Fast and Furious scandal, in 2012  Eric Holder became the first Attorney General held in contempt by Congress. Maybe his resignation on Thursday will revive the story for the three broadcast network evening newscasts, but don't count on it. With Sharyl Attkisson no longer working at CBS News, there is no broadcast…

STUDY: Victims' Families Speak Out Against Obama, Networks Don't Care

September 18th, 2014 10:03 AM
The mother of ISIS beheading victim James Foley told CNN’s Anderson Cooper, on September 11, that she was “embarrassed and appalled” by the White House’s handling of her son’s kidnapping. On September 8 a spokesman for the family of ISIS victim Steven Sotloff claimed that both families were “bullied and hectored” by the administration. So how many Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) network stories have…

Networks Black Out Coverage of Benghazi Hearing

September 17th, 2014 10:56 PM
The major broadcast networks on Wednesday refused to cover the first hearing held by the House Select Committee on Benghazi to begin assessing what happened in the 2012 attack that left U.S. Ambassador Chris Stevens, foreign service officer Sean Smith, and CIA contractors Tyrone Woods and Glen Doherty dead. Between their morning and evening newscasts, the “big three” networks of ABC, CBS, and…

CBS, NBC Fawn Over Hillary In Iowa; Refuse to Cover Benghazi Bombshell

September 15th, 2014 9:57 PM

CBS and NBC continued to provide positive coverage of Hillary Clinton’s visit to Democratic Senator Tom Harkin’s steak fry event in Iowa on Monday night after both networks gushed over her appearance in their morning shows and NBC’s Meet the Press wondered on Sunday if she might not be liberal enough for Iowa Democrats in 2016. The nearly three minutes of coverage between the two networks was…

Attkisson Amazed: 'We Still Have No Idea' What Obama Did on 9/11/12

September 12th, 2014 3:43 PM
Former CBS News investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson took the opportunity of the second anniversary of the Benghazi fiasco to tweet away about the amazing fact that we still do not know what President Obama was doing in real time as four American public servants were killed in Benghazi.

Sharyl Attkisson Schools ABC, CBS, NBC on How to Cover the IRS Scandal

August 27th, 2014 1:50 PM
Unlike her colleagues at the Big Three (ABC, CBS, NBC) networks, investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson, on Tuesday night, actually dug into the finer points behind the big bombshells revealed in the IRS scandal this week. Invited on Fox Business Network’s Lou Dobbs Tonight to discuss the revelations of a Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyer confirming the existence of Lois Lerner’s “missing…

Sharyl Attkisson Files FOIA Lawsuit Seeking ObamaCare Website Document

August 12th, 2014 5:01 PM
Former CBS correspondent Sharyl Attkisson, with the assistance of the conservative organization Judicial Watch, filed a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit against the Department of Health and Human Servies on Friday, seeking records related to the ObamaCare website, Attkisson announced the lawsuit on Twitter on Tuesday afternoon: "I'm suing the federal govt for http://healthcare…

On NPR, Ex-NBC Reporter Lisa Myers Agrees With Sharyl Attkisson: Media

July 9th, 2014 10:52 PM
NPR media correspondent David Folkenflik arrived late to the story of former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson on Monday’s Morning Edition. He found former NBC reporter Lisa Myers to agree with Attkisson’s point about TV news in the Obama years: “Overall, the mainstream media has been less eager to hold this administration accountable than it was to hold the Bush administration accountable.” But…

Sharyl Attkisson on C-SPAN: Team Obama 'Has Perfected The Stall, The D

June 23rd, 2014 4:44 PM
Emmy Award-winning investigative reporter Sharyl Attkisson -- who recently left CBS News and accused the outlet of a reticence to criticize the Obama administration -- appeared on C-SPAN's Q&A Sunday evening to discuss her forthcoming book Stonewalled: One Reporter's Fight for Truth in Obama's Washington. Attkisson, who recently joined the Heritage Foundation's Daily Signal website as a…

Sharyl Attkisson To Lou Dobbs: Reporters Skip Scandals to Avoid Lookin

June 20th, 2014 11:54 AM
Thursday evening on the Fox Business Network, host Lou Dobbs of Lou Dobbs Tonight was joined by Emmy award winning reporter Sharyl Attkisson, who recently signed on with the Heritage Foundation's Daily Signal website as a senior independent contributor. The two discussed the recent news surrounding the ongoing IRS scandal and the liberal media’s apparent uninterest in the story. Dobbs asked…

Salon: Attkisson's Not Much, But She's the Best Thing About Heritage's

June 5th, 2014 11:10 PM
On Wednesday, Salon's Simon Maloy suggested that the Attkisson-Heritage relationship is a match made in conservative heaven given that Attkisson's Benghazi-related resignation from CBS was an "act of career martyrdom" which made her "a candidate for canonization by right-wing pundits and activists." "Conservatives," Maloy snarked, "love [Attkisson] for her willingness to flog Obama scandals…

Sharyl Attkisson: Media Execs 'Censor or Block Stories That Don't Fall

June 3rd, 2014 12:31 PM
Former CBS correspondent Sharyl Attkisson blasted the media's manipulation of news coverage in the first part of an interview that was posted on The Daily Signal, a new project of the conservative Heritage Foundation. Attkisson singled out a "tendency in the news media...on the part of some managers, to censor or block stories that don't fall in line with the message that they want sent to the…

Attkisson Charges ‘Well-Orchestrated Strategy' Underway to Diminish

May 5th, 2014 10:53 PM
Former CBS investigative journalist Sharyl Attkisson had some harsh words to share about the Obama administration and its supporters while she was a guest on Monday morning's Fox & Friends program. After viewing some clips from Sunday's edition of ABC's This Week With George Stephanopoulos in which conservative pundit Laura Ingraham and Democratic analyst David Plouffe clashed over the…