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CNN, MSNBC Spend Over 1,600 Minutes Flaunting January 6 Anniversary

January 7th, 2022 4:47 PM

It was bound to be a nauseating day for anyone who turned on CNN or MSNBC Thursday during their voluminous coverage for the first anniversary of the January 6 riot at the U.S. Capitol and, according to a NewsBusters tallying of their live programming (20 hours on CNN and 19 hours on MSNBC), they didn’t disappoint. All told, the two far-left channels spent 1,653 minutes marking the occasion and…

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Did Gallup End 74-Year Polling Tradition to Avoid Trump Placing First?

January 2nd, 2022 6:51 AM

Frequent consumers of political news may be aware of Gallup's annual poll measuring the "most admired man" in America which is typically announced a few days before New Year's. The poll was done yearly from 1946 through 2020, with 1976 the only year that was skipped. This year, a Google search shows no sign that Gallup did a poll for 2021.

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Hateful CNN: Smerconish Argues for Religious Discrimination from Gov.

December 9th, 2021 11:46 PM

It was the fourth night of Michael Smerconish’s run as the temporary replacement of Chris Cuomo and he was already showing boss Jeff Zucker just how awful he could be. In a segment about a fresh religious liberty case before the Supreme Court for oral argument Thursday, Smerconish advocated for discrimination against religious schools when it came to a school choice program in Maine that…

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Bob Costas UNLOADS on Olympics, Woke Athletes in Bed With China

December 8th, 2021 11:14 PM

During an appearance on Tuesday’s CNN Tonight with Chris Cuomo’s temporary replacement, Michael Smerconish, veteran Olympics broadcaster and sports commentator Bob Costas called out the International Olympic Committee for their “affinity for authoritarian nations” and their snubs against the U.S. He also surprised viewers by calling out “the likes of Colin Kaepernick and LeBron…

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CNN Uses Pearl Harbor Anniversary To Warn of Second Civil War

December 8th, 2021 1:19 PM

CNN's John Avlon joined CNN Tonight host Michael Smerconish on Tuesday for another of of his pretentious "reality check" segments. This particular instance involved using the 80th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor to hype the possibility of a second civil war.

Smollett Testifies Don Lemon Tipped Him Off to Police Skepticism

December 7th, 2021 1:44 AM

Days after CNN suspended and ultimately fired host Chris Cuomo for journalistic misconduct, former Empire actor and accused hate crime hoaxer Jussie Smollett took the stand in his own defense on Monday, where he’s accused of lying to police, and testified that CNN race-baiter and late-night host Don Lemon tipped him off to skepticism from Chicago police.

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Normal Day: Fredo’s Replacement Uses Bob Dole’s Death to Bash GOP

December 6th, 2021 11:34 PM

The Monday after CNN fired Chris Cuomo for a combination of journalistic malpractice regarding his brother, disgraced former Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) and new sexual misconduct allegations, CNN installed weekend host and route Cuomo-fill-in Michael Smerconish as the official temp. And in his first outing in that role, Smerconish channeled Cuomo’s attitude and hatred towards Republicans as he…

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CNN Gives Cuomo’s Suspension One On-Air Mention, Under One Minute

November 30th, 2021 10:51 PM

The news that CNN had indefinitely suspended Chris Cuomo broke shortly before the broadcast evening newscasts went live at 6:30 p.m. Eastern early Tuesday night. And the only on-air mention of the move that day came in a less-than-one-minute notation from host Anderson Cooper moments before Cuomo Prime Time would normally air and announcing a second hour of his show, AC360,…

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Chris Silent on Journalistic Malpractice Helping Bro, Spews Hypocrisy

November 29th, 2021 11:12 PM

CNN went ahead and allowed Prime Time host Chris Cuomo to do his show Monday night under a darkening cloud of mistrust and scandal. The cause? New evidence released by the New York attorney general’s office exposed how intertwined Chris was with the executive office of his brother, former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo as he faced multiple accusations of sexual misconduct. And while…

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Don Lemon Accuser Rejected Settlements, 'Money Is Not What I'm After'

November 8th, 2021 8:53 PM

Don Lemon accuser Dustin Hice made an appearance on Megyn Kelly’s SiriusXM radio show on Monday to detail the alleged sexual assault he experienced at the hands of the CNN anchor in 2019, which is the subject of an ongoing lawsuit. Hice also disclosed that Lemon has made three settlement offers through his legal team, which were rejected because “money is not what I’m after."

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Lemon DEMANDS Social Media Regulate Opinions, Show Where Critics Live

October 6th, 2021 12:10 AM

CNN’s Don Lemon was completely incapable of airing truth and facts on his own program; but during Tuesday’s handoff with Prime Time host Chris “Fredo” Cuomo, he was demanding that social media companies like Facebook regulate peoples’ opinions because they might not “based in fact” according to him. He also wanted them to regulate what’s “true” and to show him where his critics lived…

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Cuomo, Lemon Lash Out at Moderate Dems: Giving 'Enema' to Libs

September 30th, 2021 12:18 AM

The night after they ranted about how CNN supposedly had high journalistic standards, and repeated suggestions that they were against the two-party system and didn’t belong to any party, hosts Chris “Fredo” Cuomo and Don Lemon spent a lot of time Wednesday night batting for progressive Democrats as they tried to take swings at the knees of moderate Democratic Senators Joe Manchin (WV) and…

Sexual Assault Case Against CNN's Don Lemon Finally Moving Forward

September 29th, 2021 12:52 AM

According to a Fox News Digital report Tuesday, the sexual assault accusations against CNN’s Don Lemon is expected to land in court sometime in January 2022. This development came just as allegations of sexual harassment were raised against Lemon's close friend and fellow CNN prime time host Chris Cuomo last week.

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Cuomo, Lemon Claim CNN Has ‘News Accountability’ Unlike Fox News

September 28th, 2021 11:43 PM

In one of the least self-aware or most disingenuous segments on CNN in a long while, the Tuesday night handoff between Prime Time host Chris “Fredo” Cuomo and late-night host Don Lemon featured the pair suggesting their network had high standards for journalistic ethics that far surpassed those at Fox News. They also suggested that they would never put out lies about people because…