CNN, MSNBC Push Debunked Poll 97% Support 'Universal Background Check'

February 23rd, 2018 1:49 AM
Over the past few days, CNN and MSNBC have again been peddling a discredited poll finding that about 90 percent of Americans -- this time from Quinnipiac with a tally of 97 percent -- supporting the adoption of laws to require background checks for all gun purchases. But, as previously documented by NewsBusters, other polling has found that support from respondents plummets if the questioner…

AP Downplays Maine Democrat State Rep's Death Threat Against Trump

July 13th, 2017 6:53 PM
The Associated Press has both given short shrift to and significantly whitewashed a frightening, violent threat made against President Donald Trump by a Democratic state representative from South Portland, Maine. On Tuesday, Scott Hamann, in a long Facebook rant, wrote, among other things, that "Trump is a half term president, at most, especially if I ever get within 10 feet of that p***y.”

Lib Professor: Kristof Is Enabling Right’s ‘Anti-Intellectualism’

December 26th, 2016 1:30 PM
Aaron Hanlon thinks anti-conservative bias at colleges and universities is a molehill that a lot of people try to make into a mountain. To the dismay of Hanlon, a professor of English at Colby College, some of his fellow liberals are among those who, in his opinion, exaggerate the problem and thereby bolster the right’s case. Last Thursday in The New Republic, Hanlon went after New York Times…

Maine Stations Cover Few Dozen Participants in 'Million Student March'

April 14th, 2016 8:38 PM
Yesterday was supposed to be a glorious day for the people involved in organizing something they called the "Million Student March." On Monday, they had priceless free publicity provided by leftist luminaries at the Huffington Post. They had a new source of support and participation from the "Black Liberation Collective." They had four platforms students could supposedly believe in and get…

NPR Sells 'Extraordinary' Journey of Transgender Identical Twin

October 19th, 2015 11:07 PM
NPR Fresh Air host Terry Gross is a very passionate advocate of the “LGBT” agenda, and it came through again with a 37-minute interview promoting Washington Post reporter Amy Ellis Nutt and her book on  transgender female “Nicole” Maines. The title is Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family. Nutt strongly pushed that the Maines family were wonderfully warm and thoughtful people…

Maine Food Stamp Enrollment Declines; AP Ignores Work Requirement

October 16th, 2015 10:03 PM
A week ago (late on a Friday afternoon, naturally), the Obama administration released food stamp enrollment figures for July. Despite millions of Americans finding work during the past several years, the data continued a national trend of little to no meaningful decline in enrollment. Seasonally adjusted Household Survey employment is now 148.8 million, slightly above its prerecession November…

Daily Beast: Maine Gov. 'Traps' Ebola Nurse Kaci Hickox

October 29th, 2014 6:32 PM
"Maine's governor traps Kaci Hickox," insists editors of the Daily Beast.

NPR Hides Host's Speech for Pay

November 5th, 2011 7:21 AM
Guest hosts of the NPR-distributed Diane Rehm Show announced on Thursday and Friday that "Diane is in Maine on a station visit." But that description to the public was incomplete. In fact, Rehm went to Portland, Maine as a keynote speaker on Friday to the fall conference of the local environmental group Maine Businesses for Sustainability. "Diane Rehm will discuss the ways in which…

Wash Post Devotes a Staggering 6,228 Words to 'Nuanced' Maine Senators

May 6th, 2011 4:35 PM
According to the Washington Post, examining every detail of the relationship between moderate Republican Senators Olympia Snowe and Susan Collins is worth devoting an exhausting 6228 words to. Writer Martha Sherrill offered a fawning analysis of the two senators who often frustrate conservatives. The near book-length profile investigated the apparent dislike the senators have for each other…

Sawyer Champions ‘Super-Cop’ Regulator as ‘Gladiator’ Against

April 3rd, 2010 7:14 PM
ABC anchor Diane Sawyer, who in February demanded to know who will “keep insurance companies from jacking up premiums while making huge profits?”, on Friday found her champion in the Superintendent of Maine’s Bureau of Insurance, hailing Mila Kofman as a “super-cop” and a “gladiator” for rejecting a rate hike requested by Anthem Blue Cross. Kofman proclaimed “we are the super-cops on the street.…

Gay-Left Lobby Gets Maine Reporter Fired Over a Personal E-mail (Updat

December 9th, 2009 12:18 PM

Oops! AP Suggests There's 'No Evidence' That Students Will Take Field

November 9th, 2009 11:06 AM

Broadcast TV Morning Shows Offered 64 Words on Maine Gay Vote; NBC Tot

November 4th, 2009 5:33 PM

AP Laments Maine Marriage Victory

November 4th, 2009 3:10 PM
On Nov. 3, 53 percent of Maine voters rejected a six-month-old law redefining the state's definition of marriage to include same-sex couples. The next day, an AP article about the vote read more like a direct mail appeal for the Human Rights Campaign than a news piece. Headlined "Maine Voters Repeal Law Allowing Gay Marriage," the article called the repeal of the legislation that granted…