FLASHBACK: The Media Lovefest That Kicked Off Hillary’s 2016 Campaign
Ten years ago this week, CBS’s 60 Minutes eagerly assisted in producing what could be regarded as the first infomercial of Hillary Clinton’s 2016 presidential campaign.
The Scaremongers Are Wrong (Yet Again)
Have you heard? The world is about to end! 60 Minutes recently featured Paul Ehrlich, author of the bestseller, “The Population Bomb.” “Humanity is not sustainable,” he said. Why would 60 Minutes interview Ehrlich? For years, Ehrlich said, “We are very close to a famine” and, “In the next 15 years, the end will come.” He’s been wrong again and again.
FLASHBACK: Paul Ehrlich, The Media’s Favorite “Doomsday Celebrity”
When you’re seeking to panic viewers with talk of an impending environmental apocalypse, there’s no one with a more established track record than Stanford University’s Paul Ehrlich.
Brit Hume Rips CBS for Propping Up Debunked Eco Fanatic Paul Ehrlich
Fox News chief political analyst Brit Hume lambasted CBS News’ 60 Minutes for propping up the debunked babblings of overpopulation-obsessed climate fanatic Paul Ehrlich.
ICYMI: '60 Minutes' Reported on Potential Medical Miracles in France
"I look to CBS News for good news about the Catholic faith" is a sentence you'll never, ever hear. So we thought it was important to go back and throw some kudos at Bill Whitaker and 60 Minutes for a December 18 report on reported miracles from the pilgrimage site of Lourdes, France.
‘60 Minutes’ Gave Airtime to ‘Population Bomb’ Fanatic Paul Ehrlich
CBS took a page out of the movie script from Ron Howard’s Inferno (2016) and gave airtime to the widely-debunked, overpopulation-obsessed Paul Ehrlich to stoke new conniptions over extinction.
Big 3 Ignore Biden Admitting He ‘Can’t Guarantee’ We’ll End Inflation
The ABC, CBS and NBC evening news shows ignored President Joe Biden admitting that he can’t promise to stop inflation, after telling Americans in September that “we’re going to get control of inflation.”
CBS Pushes Soros-Funded Org’s Social Media Political Speech Rant
One of the most watched news shows in the country aired the rantings of a George Soros-funded organization that vilified free speech on social media just two days before Election Day.
'60 Minutes' Helps Dems With Hit Piece on Arizona 'Election Deniers'
As the midterm elections get closer, it’s obvious that the 60 Minutes crew is going to end with an aggressively partisan spin. We call this “Bias by Story Selection.” On Sunday night, Scott Pelley – the former CBS Evening News anchor who often trashed Trump for “tweeting tantrums and falsehoods” – spent the first 19 minutes of the show trashing the pro-Trump “election deniers…
Having It Both Ways on the Pandemic
WASHINGTON -- I have always thought that there was something very odd about this COVID pandemic. From start to finish, it has been entoiled in claims of politics. The Democrats murmured against what dark doings President Donald Trump was up to at the pandemic's outset. Then, when the Democrats took power in Washington, the Republicans began to murmur against what dark doings the Democrats were…
Column: CBS Is Not 'Going Rogue' on January 6
The partisans running the House January 6 Committee would like you to believe there’s a controversy over an ex-Republican coming out with his own “unauthorized” January 6 book the day before their last scheduled committee hearing. Would your average cynical reporter buy this “going rogue” story line? Or does it look conveniently designed to put the Pelosi-picked panel back in the headlines?…
NEW NewsBusters Podcast: '60 Minutes' Acts as News Butler for Biden
CBS journalist Scott Pelley was as firm as jelly in his 60 Minutes interview with President Biden. His "questions" were often like "what did you think?" and "I wonder why you think that is." Kevin Tober joins the show to analyze all of the sappy passages that sound like the White House wrote them.
'60 Minutes' Is Kinder to Murderous Iran Regime than Republicans
Playing second fiddle to Scott Pelley’s gag-inducing interview with President Biden on Sunday’s 60 Minutes, CBS journalist Lesley Stahl sat down with Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi and treated him with more respect and reverence than the show usually affords to American Republicans. Stahl willingly subjected herself to Iran’s oppressive customs for women and had the gall to suggest…
State-Run TV: 60 Minutes Drools Over Biden in Syrupy Interview
On Sunday night, President Joe Biden sat down for an interview with CBS’s 60 Minutes anchor Scott Pelley. From the very start, it was clear why Biden chose Pelley to conduct his first sit-down interview in months. Right out of the gate and until the last minute, Pelley gushed and sucked up to Biden in embarrassing fashion.