Colbert & Dickerson Slam Trump’s ‘Barbarism,’ Hail Biden’s ‘Honesty’
June 16th, 2020 1:45 PM
On Monday night’s Late Show, host Stephen Colbert and 60 Minutes correspondent John Dickerson hoped that Joe Biden’s “honesty” would turn America away from the “demagoguery” and “barbarism” of President Trump. They both seemed to forget how Biden’s first presidential campaign self-destructed in the midst of a plagiarism scandal.
CBS: Climate and Corona Show Earth ‘Hissing’ ‘I Will Not Be Ignored'
May 18th, 2020 12:17 PM
Once again, journalists are taking a pandemic that has killed 315,000 people worldwide and are using it as an example of how humans destroy Earth. In a 13 minute segment on Sunday’s 60 Minutes, journalist Jon Wertheim linked global warming to “mother nature “hissing” at us: “I will not be ignored!” He also promoted the ideas of an environmentalist professor who…
CBS Sides with China Commies, Peddles Piles of Coronavirus Fake News
May 11th, 2020 4:37 PM
From the newscast that brought you the infamous Bill and Hillary Clinton interview, Dan Rather’s fake news on George W. Bush, and one Obama love letter after another, CBS’s 60 Minutes added a new chapter Sunday to its embarrassing history by peddling Chinese coronavirus propaganda.Throughout the lengthy report, Scott Pelley dutifully touted one piece of fake news after the next,…
NY Times Hypocrites Worry About Bernie's Praise of Cuban Literacy
February 25th, 2020 4:01 PM
After Sen. Bernie Sanders doubled down on his past praise for aspects of the Communist regime of Cuba, Patricia Mazzei reported “Florida Democrats Try to Limit Harm From Sanders’s Castro Comments” in Tuesday’s New York Times. But the paper’s sudden concern about Sanders noting the high literacy rates under Fidel Castro’s dictatorship look hypocritical,…
CONVENIENT: As Sanders Surges, Panicked CBS Grills Socialist on Castro
February 24th, 2020 1:07 PM
As Bernie Sanders surges in the polls, journalists and media outlets are panicking at a possible general election loss. Now, conveniently, reporters see praising Fidel Castro and cheering socialism as a problem. On Sunday, 60 Minutes correspondent Anderson Cooper called out Sanders for cheering on dictators: “Back in the 1980s, Sanders had some positive things to say about the former Soviet…
Nets: 74 Seconds to Bernie’s Castro Love, 34 Minutes to Trump/Putin
February 24th, 2020 12:37 PM
On Monday, all three network morning shows combined could only manage a little over a minute (74 seconds) of air time to mention 2020 Democratic frontrunner Bernie Sanders defending deceased Cuban dictator Fidel Castro on Sunday’s 60 Minutes. However, after President Trump held a summit with Russian leader Vladimir Putin in July of 2018, the same broadcasts devoted 34 minutes to excoriating…
CBS Touts Australian Climate Alarmists Trashing 'Criminal' 'Deniers'
February 18th, 2020 5:38 PM
On Sunday's 60 Minutes on CBS, the show devoted a segment to highlighting the views of Australian environmental alarmists and their attacks on "right-wing climate deniers" over the issue of whether global warming is to blame for the recent wildfires. Former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull -- who was ousted by his own conservative political party over his alarmist views -- was…
NBC, CBS: Trump ‘Shattered Tradition,' ‘Stark Contrast’ to Clinton
February 6th, 2020 8:40 PM
The CBS and NBC evening newscasts on Thursday complained about Donald Trump’s reaction to his impeachment acquittal. CBS called it a “stark contrast” to the dignified response by Bill Clinton. NBC fretted that the President “shattered the bipartisan tradition” of the National Prayer Breakfast. (Forgetting that Obama mixed politics too.)
'60 Minutes' Producer, CBS Clash Over Lawsuit on Gender Discrimination
December 20th, 2019 12:26 PM
It’s been several months since the #MeToo movement faded from public view, but that doesn’t mean the problem of sexual harassment has gone away completely. The latest example of “he said, she said” came when a website reported that a female producer with CBS’s 60 Minutes program accused a male former boss of unlawful “discriminatory” and “…
Bozell & Graham Column: Censoring Social Media for 'Promoting Crime'
December 3rd, 2019 11:04 PM
The other day, YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki subjected herself to a hard-hitting interview with Lesley Stahl on CBS's 60 Minutes. Stahl lectured her for allowing “harmful” or “hurtful” speech to be posted on her platform, without any fact-checking. Welcome to the latest demonstration of the traditional “news” media mercilessly pounding away at social media for…
After ‘60 Minutes’ Pressure, Will YouTube Allow Free Speech?
December 2nd, 2019 1:43 PM
“60 Minutes” correspondent Lesley Stahl visited YouTube headquarters in San Bruno, California to have a scorching interview with YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki over free speech controversies online. Stahl opened the episode by saying that the internet’s biggest video platform has “come under increasing scrutiny, accused of propagating white supremacy, peddling conspiracy…
CBS's Hunter Helper: Biden's Malarkey Meets '60 Minutes' Softballs
October 27th, 2019 11:21 PM
Joe Biden has finally granted a TV interview -- to Norah O'Donnell on 60 Minutes. But O'Donnell granted a fairly typical CBS interview offering typical anti-Trump softballs that didn't clarify President Trump's charges against Biden and his son Hunter, but confused them further.
Pelley Worships at the Feet of Pelosi, Schiff, But Badgers McCarthy
September 30th, 2019 4:26 PM
For a network that started Sunday with Jane Pauley’s pillow-fluffing interview of Hillary and Chelsea Clinton then Margaret Brennan blasting Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC), CBS ended Sunday with a 60 Minutes piece by Scott Pelley that worshipped at the feet of the pro-impeachment crowd. While Pelley allowed his liberal guests to speak ad nauseam, he was abrasive and frequently…
Bozell & Graham Column: CBS Flatters Itself for '60 Minutes'
September 10th, 2019 10:59 PM
Think of the media’s daily disgust with President Trump patting himself on the back. Then watch something like 60 Minutes aerobically praising their own genius in an hour-long episode, celebrating the career of its retiring correspondent Steve Kroft. Not only did Lesley Stahl toast Kroft for an hour for his allegedly fascinating interviews and brilliant writing style, she remembered that…