Bill O'Reilly Praises CNN's Don Lemon as Courageous, Says Sharpton's
July 31st, 2013 12:13 PM
Fox News Channel's Bill O'Reilly began his Monday evening edition of The O'Reilly Factor by pointing out what anchors on two of his cable network rivals said about his statement that people in “the grievance industry” don't discuss complicated racial problems.
O'Reilly then went on to contrast the actions of Don Lemon -- an anchor on CNN-- who the Fox News host called “honest” and courageous…
Sherri Shepherd Doesn't Want Bill O'Reilly to Have 'License' to Critic
July 30th, 2013 12:17 PM
How's this for a conversation on race? After CNN's Don Lemon cited Bill O'Reilly's critique of problems in the black community, ABC's The View co-host Sherri Shepherd wouldn't listen to O'Reilly.
"I don't want to give Bill O'Reilly a license to say anything, because he's never been a young black man growing up in the situations that a lot of them grow up in," Sherri Shepherd told Lemon on…
Barbara Walters Defends Maher Calling Trig Palin Retarded: 'Don't Thin
June 17th, 2013 4:59 PM
As NewsBusters reported last week, former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin called out vulgarian comedian Bill Maher for referring to her Down Syndrome son Trig as "retarded."
On ABC's The View Monday, co-host Barbara Walters astonishingly defended Maher saying, "I don't think he intended it to be mean-spirited" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
Joy Behar Claims ‘You Can't Really Stay On TV Unless You're Likable
March 11th, 2013 3:00 PM
Following her announcement that she will be departing the cast of ‘The View’, co-host Joy Behar has taken it upon herself to reach into the depths of absurdity in her final few months on the daytime talk show. On March 11, the five co-hosts were discussing Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg’s recent book Lean In, and the role women have in the workplace.
Following Whoopi Goldberg quoting Sandberg’…
Barbara Walters Denies Elisabeth Hasselbeck Leaving 'The View
March 11th, 2013 11:57 AM
After intense media speculation over the weekend surrounding Elisabeth Hasselbeck’s future on ‘The View,’ on the March 11 edition of the talk show, host and creator Barbara Walters shot down any speculation that Hasselbeck had been fired. Speaking on Monday morning, Walters denied the rumors and stated that:
“The truth is we love Elisabeth. I like her personally, and she's just a wonderful…
The View Co-Hosts Freak Out Over New NRA Ad
January 16th, 2013 3:06 PM
What a surprise that the ladies of The View are outraged over a new NRA commercial that addresses President Obama’s hypocrisy over having armed guards in schools across America. Discussing the ad on Wednesday, January 16, the women of The View had some harsh words for the "sick" NRA spot.
After playing the ad, the entire cast expressed outrage, furiously talking over one another in a rush to…
Media Bias Year-in-Review: The Biggest Obamagasms of
December 30th, 2012 9:34 AM
As 2012 winds down, we're reliving some of the worst media bias of the year with our Best Notable Quotables of 2012. Yesterday, I recounted some of the nastiest barbs journalists threw at the GOP ticket; today, a look at some of the most egregious favors committed on behalf of Barack Obama's campaign.
While conservatives like Rick Santorum were often cast as radical or weird, journalists…
Serena Williams Rebuts Claims That Wozniacki's Impression of Her Was R
December 23rd, 2012 9:35 AM
A few weeks ago, tennis player Caroline Wozniacki during an exhibition match did a comical impersonation of Serena Williams that some in the media immediately called racist.
On Wednesday, Williams told USA Today that she considers Wozniacki a friend and didn't agree with those that were offended by the gag:
The View Welcomes Guest Host Stacey Dash, Challenges Her Conservative
November 15th, 2012 5:49 PM
In what was a transparent attempt to scrutinize how conservative a black actress can really be, the ladies of The View invited Stacey Dash on the program to substitute for Elisabeth Hasselbeck. Immediately following her summary of what was to come, Whoopi Goldberg inquired how Dash was doing after the vicious attacks she had endured on Twitter for simply endorsing Mitt Romney.
‘The View’ Co-Hosts Freak Out When Hasselbeck Suggests Hollywood I
October 17th, 2012 2:58 PM
The View has a long reputation for its liberal slant, but when one of its own calls out the liberal bias among celebrities, hysteria ensues.
Such was the case on Wednesday when the lone conservative Elizabeth Hasselbeck spoke out against the overwhelming liberal presence that dominates Hollywood. [See video below break. MP3 audio here.]
Whoopi Goldberg Falsely Claims Koch Warned Employees They'd Lose Jobs
October 15th, 2012 5:45 PM
As NewsBusters reported last week, Westgate Resorts CEO David Siegel recently warned his employees that he will likely have to lay people off if Barack Obama is re-elected.
With total disregard for the truth, ABC's Whoopi Goldberg on Monday's The View said it was "the president of Koch Industries" that did this (video follows with transcript and commentary):
The View's Shepherd Challenges Romney: 'How Can You Handle a Country I
September 29th, 2012 10:17 AM
Sherri Shepherd, one of the co-hosts of ABC's The View, issued a strong challenge to Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney Friday.
Appearing on NBC's Tonight Show, Shepherd asked, "How can you handle a country if you can't handle five women on The View?" (video follows with transcript):
In Bizarre Fashion, The View Keeps Blaming Movie for Violence and Deat
September 27th, 2012 10:42 AM
The ridiculous media narrative continues, in spite of the mounting evidence that has proven otherwise. A movie clip posted on YouTube months ago is still being blamed for the unspeakable acts of violence that occurred over two weeks ago. The media has effectively demonized an amateur filmmaker for allegedly inciting more rage and violence in the Middle East. It's almost as if they are equating…
ABC's The View Hosts Decry Threats Against Brad Pitt's Conservative Mo
July 14th, 2012 11:32 AM
On Tuesday's The View on ABC, the group criticized death threats made against actor Brad Pitt's conservative mother after she wrote a letter to the editor of the Springfield News-Leader in Missouri defending Mitt Romney and asking people not to vote for President Obama, citing her religious objections to abortion and same-sex marriage.
Co-host Whoopi Goldberg introduced the topic: