Linda Vester and Tom Brokaw’s First Nightly News Segment Together

April 27th, 2018 10:38 AM
After news broke of former correspondent Linda Vester’s sexual harassment complaint against former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw, I rummaged through the MRC’s archive and found footage of her first appearance with Brokaw on the Nightly News, a June 30, 1993 report that basically amounted to a press release from the Natural Resources Defense Council (NRDC), demanding more government…

Former NBC News Anchor Tom Brokaw Accused of Sexual Misconduct

April 26th, 2018 11:30 PM
On Thursday night, former NBC anchor Tom Brokaw was the latest journalist to find themselves under fire for accusations of sexual misconduct. In a very detailed and eerie report, entertainment magazine Variety published the accusations from former NBC correspondent Linda Vester, who was 28 at the time and “[nearly] 30 years younger than him.” She accused the former NBC Nightly News anchor of…

Tom Brokaw Fondly Recalls Barbara Bush ‘Really Didn’t Like’ Rick Perry

April 18th, 2018 10:20 AM
Appearing on Wednesday’s Today show to reflect on the life of Barbara Bush, NBC Senior Correspondent Tom Brokaw bizarrely noted how much she supposedly “really didn’t like” current Energy Secretary and former Texas Governor Rick Perry, while recalling a private conversation with the former First Lady years earlier.

Where’s Brian? Holt, Brokaw Toast NBC Nightly News 70th Anniversary

March 8th, 2018 10:22 AM
After Wednesday’s NBC Nightly News, anchor Lester Holt and the entire staff marked the broadcast’s 70th anniversary and were even joined by former anchor Tom Brokaw. As TVNewser described it: “Producers, editors, and anchors, past and present, gathered in the NBC newsroom following Wednesday’s show to toast 70 years of NBC’s evening newscast, which began as the NBC Television Newsreel, a 10-…

Meet the Press Panel Laments the Lack of Progress on Gun Control

March 4th, 2018 3:33 PM
Towards the end of Sunday’s Meet the Press, moderator Chuck Todd led the largely liberal panel on a sorrowful whine session to bemoan how no hastily-crafted-poorly-understood-and-ultimately-useless gun control measures had been enacted nationally yet.

The Media’s Most Outrageous Olympic Outbursts

February 9th, 2018 9:00 AM
Sports fans checking in on coverage of Team USA at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang South Korea might want to brace themselves for unexpected outbursts of liberal preaching from reporters covering the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Over the years the MRC has documented lefty reporters and writers using the games to celebrate socialist policies of the host countries, bash…

NBC: Don’t Forget, Trump’s ‘Under Criminal Investigation’

January 31st, 2018 3:38 PM
As President Trump stepped up to podium to deliver his State of the Union address Tuesday night, the NBC News team wanted viewers to focus on one thing as they watched the speech – that Trump was “under criminal investigation” and Special Counsel Robert Mueller “hovers over the chamber.”

NBC Trashes ‘Subdued,’ ‘Tired’ SOTU Speech Filled with ‘Hyperbole’

January 31st, 2018 1:52 AM
On Tuesday night, NBC threw what could be described as a hissy fit following President Trump’s first State of the Union address by attacking it as a “subdued,” “tired” President and speech that will keep “the fact checkers...busy” but didn’t address Russia or gun control.

Mind Meld: CNN, MSNBC Push Trump as Nixon in ‘74 Talking Point

January 30th, 2018 7:16 PM
CNN and MSNBC previewed the State of the Union on Tuesday with amazingly similar talking points: Donald Trump is Richard Nixon in January of 1974, just waiting for the tidal wave of scandal to bring him down. CNN’s Anderson Cooper singled out a clip of Nixon’s ‘74 State of the Union, comparing: “But I gotta say, looking at President Nixon during one of his State of the Union’s when he’s talking…

Tom Brokaw Compares Nunes Memo To Watergate

January 30th, 2018 2:33 PM
On Tuesday, Tom Brokaw appeared on MSNBC’s Morning Joe to participate in the media-wide offensive against Congressman Devin Nunes’s classified memo. Mr. Brokaw declared that he had been loath to compare “what’s going on here" to the Watergate scandal, before proceeding to do exactly that.

Tom Brokaw: Conservative Media on a ‘Jihad’ Against FBI, Mueller

December 21st, 2017 4:38 PM
On Thursday’s Morning Joe, the show’s liberal pundits continued their smear campaign targeting congressional lawmakers and journalists who have been trying to reveal the full extent of political bias within the FBI that may have adversely affected its investigations of Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign. Working with the knowledge that there is now an official…

Tom Brokaw Laments ‘Rush’ to Judgment on Al Franken

December 7th, 2017 1:17 PM
Veteran liberal journalists Tom Brokaw and Andrea Mitchell on Thursday lamented the “rush to judgment” that forced Al Franken from the Senate. Despite the fact that eight women have now accused the Democrat of inappropriate or unwanted touching, Tom Brokaw mourned, “... There was on the part of the Democratic Party a determination and kind of a rush, if you will, to have the Senator resign so…

Brokaw Slams Brazile for ‘Beyond Counter-Productive’ Clinton Exposure

November 5th, 2017 2:03 PM
The portion of former interim Democratic National Committee Chair Donna Brazile’s book exposing ethically questionable behavior by the Clinton campaign surprisingly got a lot of play on the network Sunday morning shows. But during NBC’s Meet the Press, former anchor Tom Brokaw was not pleased with Brazile for shedding light on how the Clinton campaign bought the DNC and added it to their campaign…

Brokaw Frets to McCain: Trump ‘Turned the Country Against’ Media

November 2nd, 2017 12:43 PM
In an interview with Arizona Senator John McCain for Thursday’s NBC Today, Senior Correspondent Tom Brokaw invited the Republican lawmaker to attack President Trump and painted the liberal media as the victim: “In the course of your political career, especially as a presidential candidate – as I learned first hand – you had some mixed relations with the press. The President has no use for the…