Liberal Author: Trump’s Election Began Our ‘Cultural Civil War’

January 19th, 2017 5:20 PM
Some liberals were disappointed by the result of the presidential election. Others were devastated. Former Fox News Watch panelist Gabler is in the latter group. “The anguish of Nov. 8 has not subsided,” wrote Gabler in a piece that appeared last Thursday on Salon and originally ran at BillMoyers.com. “We think of the election almost as a kind of death -- the death of the…

Liberal Expert? Media, GOP ‘Have Been Collaborators’ For 30 Years!

June 24th, 2016 11:20 PM
Osama bin Laden routinely referred to his main Western enemies as “crusaders.” Conservative-bashing author Neal Gabler, the longtime Fox News Watch panelist, adapted OBL’s analogy in a Thursday Salon piece that originally ran at BillMoyers.com. Gabler also griped that if most Americans don’t understand just how fanatical Republicans are, blame the media. “For three…

Liberal Writer Blasts MSM For Their Pro-Conservative Bias

March 12th, 2016 1:39 PM
Neal Gabler is an author and cultural critic who may be best known to NewsBusters readers as a longtime panelist on Fox News Watch. On Friday, lefty sites such as BillMoyers.com and Salon ran an article by Gabler in which he argued that for several decades, the mainstream media have greased the skids for movement conservatism and the Republican party. For example, Gabler asserted that after…
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Cardinal: Rush Doesn't Understand Pope on Environment

June 21st, 2015 10:50 AM
The Cardinal couldn't have been more polite, but it didn't take much reading between the lines to get what he was asserting: that when it comes to the encyclical on the environment, Rush Limbaugh doesn't understand what the Pope was saying. On today's Fox News Sunday, Chris Wallace played a clip of Rush saying that the encyclical "is suggesting is that everyone should…

Video: NB's Hadro Mentioned on FNC's Fox News Watch

July 1st, 2013 5:32 PM
During a discussion on the June 29 Fox News Watch about the liberal media's biased coverage of the close of the Supreme Court's term, panelist Jim Pinkerton cited research by NewsBusters writer and Media Research Center news analyst Matt Hadro. as to the sheer imbalance in how the media presented the sides of the gay marriage and Votings Rights Act cases. The relevant transcript and…

Obama Official Married to NBC News Senior Political Editor

June 1st, 2013 5:18 PM
Last month, media commentator Richard Grenell broke the story about ABC and CBS News directors having siblings in the White House. On Saturday's Fox News Watch, Grenell revealed that NBC News senior political editor Mark Murray is married to an Obama official (video follows with transcript and commentary):

Kirsten Powers on Benghazi: 'Bill Clinton Would Not Have Gotten Away W

May 11th, 2013 5:47 PM
Kirsten Powers said something Saturday that should deeply embarrass so-called journalists across the fruited plain. Appearing on Fox News Watch, Powers - who was Deputy Assistant U.S. Trade Representative for Public Affairs in the Clinton administration - said of the job the current White House is doing with the Benghazi cover up, "Bill Clinton would not have gotten away with this…

Liberal News Analyst: 'George W. Bush, Not Barack Obama, Is the Real A

April 27th, 2013 3:50 PM
NewsBusters readers know Ellen Ratner as the perilously liberal news analyst typically offering the left-wing views on Fox News Watch. On Thursday, Ratner published an article titled "George W. Bush Has Saved More Lives Than Any American President" that is guaranteed to shock the heck out of you as it angers folks on her side of the aisle:

Cal Thomas: 'It’s Not About Rubio Drinking Water, It’s About the M

February 16th, 2013 6:23 PM
"It’s not so much about Marco Rubio drinking water, it’s about the media drinking the Kool-Aid for Obama." So marvelously said syndicated columnist and dear friend of the Media Research Center's Cal Thomas on Fox News Watch Saturday (video follows with transcribed highlights and commentary):

Cal Thomas: 'Media Treated Obama as a Messiah, They’re Going to Trea

January 26th, 2013 3:46 PM
As NewsBusters reported last week, America's media were in total swoon mode over Hillary Clinton following her testimony before Congress. On Saturday, syndicated columnist Cal Thomas said of their behavior on Fox News Watch, "They're going to part the waters like Moses did the Red Sea to give her a clear path to be the first woman president...They treated [Barack Obama] as a…

Kirsten Powers: Obama Ignores Fox at News Conferences 'Because He Does

January 19th, 2013 4:01 PM
Fox News Watch host Jon Scott on Saturday asked his guests why President Obama typically ignores Fox News at his rare press conferences. Kirsten Powers smartly answered, "Because he doesn't want to be embarrassed" (video follows with transcript and commentary):

FNC’s Fox NewsWatch Showcases MRC’s Awards for the Year’s Worst

December 29th, 2012 8:58 PM
“Every year a conservative watchdog organization, the Media Research Center, names the worst reporters of the year,” Fox NewsWatch host Jon Scott announced, ending Saturday afternoon’s show with clips from the MRC’s “Best Notable Quotables of 2012: The Twenty-Fifth Annual Awards for the Year’s Worst Reporting.” He explained “votes were cast by…

FNC's Powers Calls Out Pro-Obama Media Bias on Libya Attack and Prez R

September 29th, 2012 7:13 PM
On Saturday's Fox News Watch, as the panel discussed the media's lack of attention to revelations that the Obama administration knew that the attack on the U.S. consulate in Libya was a pre-planned terrorist attack in spite of dismissing the event as a protest that got out of hand, left-leaning FNC analyst Kirsten Powers declared that the media have had a "really disturbing lack of…

Pinkerton’s Amusing Take on How Media Would Have Reacted If GOP Had

September 9th, 2012 12:11 AM
How would the media – which barely noticed the platform dispute at the Democratic convention in which the chair clearly didn’t get the required two-thirds majority from the floor to revise embarrassing platform gaps by adding a reference to God and identifying Jerusalem as the capital of Israel – react if such an incident occurred at the Republican convention? On FNC’…