NewsBusters Podcast: Journos Claim They Only Make ‘Innocent’ Mistakes

December 27th, 2021 6:44 PM

Filling in for boss Tim Graham, NewsBusters deputy managing editor Nick “Night Train” Fondacaro and I were back in our saddles for Monday’s post-Christmas edition of the NewsBusters Podcast and, while it’s often a slower time of the year in the news business, we still had plenty to talk about.

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CBS Edits Out Own Reporter SLAMMING School Closures for Harming Kids

December 27th, 2021 3:21 PM

Longtime CBS reporter and chief legal correspondent Jan Crawford went viral on Sunday and Monday on social media following comments meant to air on Sunday’s Face the Nation that slammed our elected officials and public health experts for “the crushing impact that our COVID policies have had on young kids and children” and the subsequent mental health crisis. However, CBS News kept her…

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CBS Asks if ‘Grown-Up’ Kamala Feels ‘Betrayed’ by Manchin

December 21st, 2021 2:32 PM

On Tuesday, CBS Mornings previewed Face the Nation moderator Margaret Brennan’s exclusive softball sit-down with Vice President Kamala Harris set to air on Sunday. Brennan was shown fretting to the VP about whether West Virginia Senator Joe Manchin was “playing fair” or if Harris felt “betrayed” by his opposition to trillions in wasteful spending. Later, co-host Gayle King…

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CBS Still Peddling LIE Rittenhouse Crossed State Lines With Rifle

November 21st, 2021 1:29 PM

On Sunday’s edition of CBS Face The Nation, it seemed as though their goal when covering the not guilty verdict in the Kyle Rittenhouse self-defense trial was to cram as many lies as they could into the segment. Moderator Margaret Brennan allowed lies about him bringing the gun across state lines, allowed lies about him buying it illegally, allowed lies about him being a white…

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CBS Presses Secretary Yellen to Fix Inflation Before the 2022 Midterms

November 14th, 2021 3:07 PM

The rich liberal elites of CBS News made it clear that their concerns about inflation didn’t have to do with the painful cost it was inflicting upon average Americans, but that it could cost Democrats the midterm elections in 2022. This fact was evident during Sunday’s Face the Nation when moderator Margaret Brennan pressed Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to get inflation under…

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CBS Deflated By Dem Prospects in Virginia Race, Avoid Loudoun Rapes

October 31st, 2021 2:44 PM

On Sunday, CBS’s Face the Nation waited until the very end of the program to address at the Virginia gubernatorial race where Republican nominee Glenn Youngkin looked as though he could pull off an upset against Democrat Terry McAuliffe. And while they ignored the many education-linked controversies that were occurring simultaneously in the commonwealth, and blamed Youngkin’s rise on…

The 2021 Debt War: Brace for Nasty Media Name-Calling

September 22nd, 2021 1:45 PM

There’s a new battle brewing over the federal debt ceiling. Ten years ago, after the Obama administration instigated massive federal spending to deal with the Great Recession, Republicans insisted on long-term deficit reduction, and the liberal media slammed them as nihilists, hostage-takers, terrorists, suicide bombers and zombie vampires.

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CBS Tees Up Former FDA Boss to TEAR DOWN Biden’s Vaccine Mandate

September 12th, 2021 1:41 PM

In her first interview after returning from maternity leave on Sunday’s Face the Nation, moderator Margaret Brennan spoke with former FDA commissioner and Pfizer board member, Dr. Scott Gottlieb about President Biden’s constitutionally dubious vaccine mandate on private businesses and surprisingly teed him up to tear it down. And he didn’t mince words about how it actually harmed the…

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CBS Gets Blinken to Admit Biden Asking 'Permission' to Save Americans

August 22nd, 2021 12:58 PM

The Biden administration was having an extremely rough time spinning their Afghanistan failure as they made the rounds on the Sunday shows. Secretary of State Antony Blinken made things exponentially worse on CBS’s Face the Nation after fill-in moderator Major Garrett got him to admit the administration was asking the Taliban for “permission” to get Americans out of the country.

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CBS Warns GOP Voting Reforms Are Threat to ‘National Security'

July 20th, 2021 11:41 AM

On Sunday, CBS’s Face the Nation featured a wildly partisan so-called election “expert” to declare Republican-backed voting reform legislation in states across the country to be a “national security issue” that must be stopped. The leftist pundit fearmongered and repeatedly warned of utter “chaos” if the GOP laws were enacted.

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Netanyahu Calls Out AP Lies About Hamas Facility Getting Bombed

May 16th, 2021 1:37 PM

In a Sunday appearance on CBS’s Face the Nation, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu called out The Associated Press for lying about the Saturday bombing of the building they willing shared with Hamas terrorists. He also schooled CBS fill-in moderator John Dickerson by noting the extra measures Israel took to reduce the number of civilian casualties in the areas they were…

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Former FDA Boss Tells CBS It’s Time to End Mask Mandates 'Wholesale'

May 9th, 2021 1:35 PM

In a welcomed Mother’s Day gift on Sunday’s Face the Nation, former FDA commissioner and Pfizer board member Dr. Scott Gottlieb called for the end of outdoor and INDOOR mask mandates in a “wholesale fashion” since the country was well on its way to getting over the COVID pandemic. He argued that “the public has to trust that public health officials are going to lift these restrictions…

More Than 100 Businesses Coordinate Efforts to Block Voter ID Laws

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April 12th, 2021 12:30 PM

CBS News senior White House and political correspondent Ed O’Keefe swooned how more than 100 of “the nation’s top corporate leaders met virtually on Saturday to discuss ways for companies” to fight “restrictive” voting laws across the country. The “corporate leaders” involved included the CEO of the parent company that oversees O’Keefe’s own news organization.

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Republicans Step Up to SCHOOL Liberal Media on Infrastructure Lies

April 11th, 2021 4:09 PM

With the liberal media helping to shepherd President Biden’s $2 trillion infrastructure slush fund for Democratic pet projects, and their help with the Orwellian redefining of infrastructure, the left needed to be taken to task and called out for lying to the American people. Well, during Sunday’s This Week on ABC and CBS’s Face The Nation, former New Jersey Governor Chris…