CNN Covers for Pro-Abortion Northam, Suggests Critics Misunderstood
January 31st, 2019 1:42 PM
After initially ignoring the controversy surrounding Virginia Democratic Governor Ralph Northam suggesting it would be both legal and acceptable under a proposed new abortion law if a baby were delivered and then allowed to die outside the mother's body, CNN finally ran a few briefs on Thursday morning, and MSNBC ran one. But the reports provided cover for Northam, with CNN host Dave…
CNN's Briggs: MAGA Hat 'Caused an Overreaction' by D.C. Protesters
January 21st, 2019 6:25 PM
On Monday's Early Start, as CNN caught up on informing viewers about how the infamous exchange between MAGA hat-wearing Kentucky high school students and Native American protester Nathan Phillips began, host Dave Briggs seemed unconvinced with Covington Catholic High School student Nick Sandmann denying that he had taunted the Native American activist and war veteran as Briggs also blamed the…
CNN Reporter Admits U.S. Law Entices Illegals to Bring Kids
December 29th, 2018 7:44 PM
On Friday morning, CNN correspondent Dan Simon surprisingly admitted that U.S. law has sent the message to Central Americans that it is a good idea to bring childen with them to the country because it increases their chances of being able to stay, citing the mother of eight-year-old Felipe Alonzo, who recently died of the flu in Border Patrol custody.
MSNBC Ignores Cop Allegedly Murdered by Illegal Immigrant
December 28th, 2018 11:02 AM
Since news broke on Wednesday that a manhunt was under way for a man who murdered a California police officer, MSNBC has completely ignored it while CNN banished it to Thursday morning's Early Start show before picking up seven mentions on Friday while the broadcast networks and Fox News Channel have given it substantial attention. The story became even more significant on Thursday…
Media Ignore Anti-Semitic Hate Crime in L.A. by Somali Immigrant
November 27th, 2018 2:31 PM
All three networks have failed to report on an alleged attempted hate crime against two men leaving a Jewish synagogue last Friday in Los Angeles. While another anti-semitic hate crime in Pittsburgh October 27 received mass coverage, the alleged suspect’s identity in this recent attack may be one reason why it hasn’t received any coverage on the major networks thus far.
CNN Gives Virtually No Air Time to Pro-Kavanaugh Evidence
September 19th, 2018 3:41 PM
On Tuesday, two of Brett Kavanaugh’s high school classmates, each named by accuser Christine Blasey Ford as witnesses to the 1982 assault she alleges, issued public statements flatly denying that they saw anything even resembling Ford’s story. Yet on Wednesday, CNN viewers barely heard a peep about these denials, even as the Kavanaugh story dominated their on-air coverage. From 4:00 a…
Whoopi Defends Aretha's Funeral Having Farrakhan, CBS Hits Pastor
September 4th, 2018 10:01 PM
On Tuesday's CBS This Morning, as the regular team of hosts returned from the Labor Day holiday, the group caught up with NBC's Today show in fretting over a pastor at Aretha Franklin's funeral who delivered a conservative message, but they still did not mention the controversy around Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan being allowed to share a stage with former President Bill…
CNN, MSNBC Fearmonger That Trump Denying Passports to Hispanics
August 31st, 2018 8:12 PM
Over the past couple of days, CNN and MSNBC have been freaking out over another Trump administration activity that was also done by the Obama administration which the liberal media only just noticed because they're so fixated on trying to find examples of President Donald Trump mistreating immigrants. Even though both the George W. Bush and Barack Obama administrations sometimes denied…
Morning Shows Spend 16x More on Cohen Claim Than N.K. Remains Transfer
July 27th, 2018 5:20 PM
If you were watching one of the Friday morning cable or broadcast networks, chances were you didn’t hear about news late Thursday into Friday that the North Koreans handed over what purported to be remains of U.S. soldiers who went Missing In Action (MIA) during the Korean War. A NewsBusters analysis found that 16 times more coverage was dedicated to former Trump lawyer Michael Cohen…
CNN, MSNBC Conflate Legal Asylum Seekers With Illegal Immigrants
June 22nd, 2018 8:30 AM
As the dominant media have been fixated for the past week on the Trump administration stepping up prosecutions against non-citizens who cross illegally into the U.S., resulting in parents being separated from children during detention as required by law, CNN and MSNBC both repeatedly conflated asylum seekers who legally got through the proper procedure with those who cross the border illegally…
Lemon Almost Calls GOP Guest 'Dumb' on Racism, Slams As 'Uneducated'
June 7th, 2018 10:21 PM
Since last week, CNN has again demonstrated its double standard in spending substantially more time on stories that suggest police officers are being racist against black suspects while ignoring other instances of police violence that do not support the narrative. Between Wednesday night and Thursday morning, CNN Tonight and New Day both pounced on video of a black man being beaten by police in…
CNN, MSNBC Ignore Manhunt for Cop Killer As Other Nets Report
May 31st, 2018 8:15 PM
On Thursday morning, CNN and MSNBC pounced on their latest opportunity to ignore police violence-related stories that do not fit the narrative that cops mostly target black suspects for shootings and excessive force. In fact, there were two significant stories highlighted by ABC, CBS, and NBC morning shows which stand out as being ignored by the two liberal cable news networks.
Media Repeat Claims Palestinian Baby Died from Israeli Tear Gas
May 19th, 2018 10:53 PM
In the past week, several networks have repeated questionable claims that an eight-month-old Palestinian baby was killed by Israeli tear gas in the Gaza Strip. And MSNBC's Ayman Mohyeldin even went so far as to twice repeat a discredited story that a paraplegic in a wheel chair was killed by Israeli snipers without noting that the IDF already disputed the story in March.
CNN Ignores Attack on Fed Agent After Promising Updates; FNC Covers
May 4th, 2018 10:14 PM
On Friday, after its early morning anchors promised "details throughout the day here on CNN" regarding a federal agent being attacked in Chicago, CNN dropped all interest in the story after spending only 21 seconds on the tragic event. By contrast, FNC repeatedly updated viewers on the ATF agent who was shot in the face while trying to help local police fight against gang activity.