Spike Lee: DC is ‘Chocolate City

January 16th, 2009 5:55 PM
Discussing “post-racial” inauguration, CNN doesn’t call Lee on outdated racial term.We’ve heard ad nauseam from a hopeful media -- Daniel Schorr of NPR, commentator Juan Williams and The New Republic among them -- that Obama will be a “post-racial” president. At least some of his supporters haven’t gotten the message.Popular filmmaker and Obama supporter Spike Lee used a passé racial term for…

CNN's Blitzer: 'I Don't Remember' Biden's Law School Plagiarism

September 18th, 2008 10:55 PM

CNN's Henry: Republicans Hoping for Hillary as Obama VP

August 21st, 2008 10:04 AM
Is it "wishful thinking" for Republicans to imagine that Obama will take Hillary as his running mate?  CNN's Ed Henry thinks so.  He made the comment to anchor Heidi Collins in a report on the veepstakes during CNN's 9 AM EDT hour today.HEIDI COLLINS: Another name keeps bubbling up: Hillary Clinton.  Ed Henry is on the VP watch yet again today. Alright, so what do you think today, Ed? …

Instead of Fainting, Now They're Falling Asleep

August 20th, 2008 1:11 PM
Remember the good old days?  Back during the Dem primaries? When Barack Obama was such an electrifying orator that women were regularly fainting at his rallies?  Ah, how times have changed.  Instead of knocking them out with his other-worldly aura, Obama's now . . . putting them to sleep.Check out the woman in the lower-right hand corner of the video to your right, from CNN today during a live…

CNN's Velshi Says Fed is 'Late to the Party' on Economy

December 12th, 2007 5:39 PM

CNN: Beware Lying Military Recruiters

January 6th, 2007 1:24 PM

MRC Study: On Day Zarqawi Died, CNN And MSNBC Focused on The Negative

December 20th, 2006 5:01 PM
Now that times are difficult in Iraq, it’s easy for the media to claim they are simply reporting the bad news that is obvious to everyone. But how did networks such as CNN and MSNBC report more positive events? According to a new study by the MRC, overall, Fox News generated the most balanced coverage of news on the ground, while the other two cable networks consistently emphasized negative…

Oops! CNN Airs Anchor's Girl Talk Over Bush Speech

August 29th, 2006 2:38 PM
Looking for a "passionate, compassionate, great, great" man? Well, according to CNN’s Kyra Phillips, they do indeed exist. During CNN’s live coverage of President Bush’s remarks from New Orleans, Phillips was unaware that her microphone was on and picked up portions of a conversation she was having with another woman, apparently in a CNN restroom. At 12:49pm EDT, those listening…

Surprising Bright Spot In MSM Zarqawi Coverage: CNN's Lin Grills Murth

June 8th, 2006 12:36 PM

Media Downplay Extremely Strong November Jobs Report

December 7th, 2005 10:08 AM
A recent report  published by the Gallup Organization stated: “a majority of U.S. investors continue to describe the current economy as being ‘in a slowdown’ or ‘recession’ as opposed to being ‘in a recovery’ or ‘sustained expansion.’” Regardless of continuously strong economic reports, such bearish assessments have been regularly portrayed by public opinion polls for several years. During this…

Media Myths: The Housing Bubble is Bursting

November 30th, 2005 9:03 PM
Don't miss my latest writing for the Free Market Project: Media claims about a “housing bubble” are nothing new. Since before the 9/11 terror attacks, the media have been calling the housing market a “bubble” while predicting an imminent, devastating decline. Not only have they been wrong in forecasting such a top, they have thoroughly mischaracterized what an investment bubble is. Now that the…

CNN Brings Rev. Sharpton on to Discuss Bill Bennett’s Remarks

September 30th, 2005 3:13 PM
As NewsBuster Dave Pierre reported here, the media are in a bit of a tizzy over remarks that former Education secretary Bill Bennett recently said on his radio talkshow about abortion and crime.  On CNN’s “Live Today,” commentator Daryn Kagan invited Rev. Al Sharpton to offer his views of Bennett’s comments:SHARPTON: I think they're blatantly racist. I think that even after he had said to kill…