Majority of New Facebook-Funded Shows Are Liberal
June 8th, 2018 4:51 PM
This summer, Facebook is debuting its own slate of original programming, funded by the tech giant. Out of the seven original shows announced, five have clear left-wing agendas.
Ad on MSNBC: Don’t Just Watch Us, Follow Other Liberal News, Too
May 9th, 2018 6:37 PM
While observing World Press Freedom Day on May 3, MSNBC aired an advertisement encouraging viewers to watch not just that liberal channel, but also follow more than 25 other left-leaning sources and newspapers while not mentioning Fox, the most-watched news network on cable TV. The spot, which was created by the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO),…
Shep Smith Finds Vast Fox Conspiracy to Keep Trump Away from Mueller
May 3rd, 2018 11:20 AM
Fox News afternoon anchor Shepard Smith told Time magazine a few weeks ago “I think we have to make the wall between news and opinion as high and as thick and as impenetrable as possible. And I try to do that.” Then he goes on television and makes a mockery of his own pledge not to spew opinions. On Wednesday, the Internet lit up when Smith accused his own network of a conspiracy to…
Time Pretends Shepard Smith Isn't Opinionated on Fox News
March 27th, 2018 9:02 PM
When Shepard Smith's arrogant dismissal of his other Fox News colleagues broke in Time magazine, we (and others) focused on his declaration that they "don't really have rules on the opinion side." But taking another look in the print edition, what stands out is how Time TV critic Daniel D'Addario routinely -- like many media liberals -- portrays Smith as on the "fact…
CNN's Cuomo Gloats Over Sessions Hesitance to Investigate Clinton
November 15th, 2017 4:41 PM
On Wednesday's New Day, CNN's Chris Cuomo gloated over congressional Republicans apparently suffering a setback in their push for an investigation into former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton in a way that it is unlikely that the CNN host would ever do if Democrats experienced a similar setback.
CNN, MSNBC Obsess Over Trump Before Being Dragged into Manchester
May 23rd, 2017 3:22 PM
As the news was unfolding out of Manchester, England on Monday night with what we now know was an act of radical Islamic terrorism, the 7:00 p.m. Eastern hours of CNN and MSNBC felt that it was more important to spoon-feed viewers the latest bombshell reports about President Trump and the intelligence community.
Shep Unhinged, Claims Trump Staff Was Calling Russia During Hackings
February 16th, 2017 9:33 PM
The media were at DEFCON three Thursday following a lengthy and heated press conference with President Donald Trump where he went toe-to-toe with the biased press. Trump’s tongue lashing of the media had Fox News’ Shepard Smith frothing at the mouth with anger as he accused the President with a dubious smear during his show. “Your opposition was hacked and the Russians were…
CNN Lectures Trump, Decries 'Far From Normal' Situation With Press
January 12th, 2017 5:13 PM
CNN's Jim Acosta and Brian Stelter blasted Donald Trump on Thursday's New Day over the President-Elect's treatment of the media at his Wednesday press conference. Acosta, who got in a face-off with Trump, expressed his "hope...that Donald Trump can get past this...'Clinton News Network, CNN sucks' mentality that we saw out on the campaign trail." Stelter bewailed how…
Shep Smith Knocks Voter ID as ‘Designed to Keep Some Minorities' Away
August 31st, 2016 5:53 PM
As he’s been known to do from time-to-time, Fox News Channel (FNC) anchor Shepard Smith flashed his liberal tilt on Wednesday afternoon in reading a simple news brief about the Supreme Court putting a stay on North Carolina’s voter I.D. law by lamenting that, in his book, such laws are intended to discourage minorities from voting. The 33-second news brief started off fairly…
Shepard Smith on Trump: 'He Trades in Racism'
August 25th, 2016 6:34 PM
Fox News' Shepard Smith went way over the line today while interviewing Wall Street Journal reporter James Grimaldi. Actually that's putting it mildly. Smith crashed through the barrier of at least putting up the appearance of neutrality and broke into the realm of flat out bias of the worse sort by charging Donald Trump with racism. If you think I am exaggerating, watch the…
Fox's Shepard Smith Slams Gov. Jindal for Saying 'All Lives Matter'
July 18th, 2016 7:41 AM
On Sunday, Fox News Channel’s Shepard Smith spoke to former Governor of Louisiana Bobby Jindal about the Baton Rouge ambush on law enforcement that took the lives of three officers and left another three wounded. Right off the bat, Smith attacked Jindal for using the “divisive” phrase All Lives Matter. "Governor, you know that phrase you just used, is one that is seen…
Year End Awards: The Ruining the Revolution Award
December 26th, 2015 9:59 AM
Since Monday, NewsBusters has been presenting each category from the Media Research Center’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2015,” our annual awards for the year’s worst journalism. Today, the “Ruining the Revolution Award,” for journalists wailing about how awful it will be for communist Cuba to become more like the capitalist U.S. Winning this award, Fox News…
Heilemann: For Trashing Trump, I Like Shep Smith More Than Ever
December 10th, 2015 6:01 AM
What does it take to get a member of the MSM to praise a Fox News host? Simple: trash Donald Trump. On yesterday's With All Due Respect, co-host John Heilemann declared "I have always like Shep Smith, and I like him more today than I've ever liked him before."
So what had Shep done to enhance Heilemann's fondness for him? On his show on Tuesday, during…
Notable Quotables: Blasting 'Ugly' 'Fear Talk' on Syria
November 23rd, 2015 8:57 AM
This week, journalists echo the Obama line on Syrian refugees, blasting Republicans for their "ugly" "fear talk," even as FNC anchor Shepard Smith scolds the "collective freak-out....We cannot resort to the tactics of the barbarians." Meanwhile, ABC's Jon Karl confronts GOP candidate Ted Cruz: "You don't think it's un-American to say, only Christians…