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Nets Warn SCOTUS Case ‘Striking Fear Among Abortion Advocates’

May 18th, 2021 1:51 PM

The network morning shows spent Tuesday morning sounding the alarm about “one of the most conservative lineups of justices in decades” on the Supreme Court preparing to hear a major abortion case. Two of the broadcasts even began their coverage by announcing a “Supreme Court Showdown,” as if they were promoting a boxing match rather than reporting on a sober legal topic with life and death…

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Nets Push Left-Wing Demands Biden Abandon Israel, Back Palestinians

May 17th, 2021 3:51 PM

On Monday, the network morning shows all hyped left-wing demands that Biden administration stop supporting steadfast U.S. ally Israel and back Palestinians in the ongoing Middle East conflict instead. The coverage tarred Israel as the villain before the describing the “pressure” President Biden was under from the leftist base of the Democratic Party to cut off aid to the Jewish state.

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Todd Suggests Israel 'Targeted' Press, Not Hamas With Tower Airstrike

May 16th, 2021 4:41 PM

NBC political director Chuck Todd kicked off Sunday’s Meet the Press with a truly disgusting display of dishonesty and gaslighting. When it came to reporting on how Israel bombed a building on Saturday that housed a Hamas intelligence center along with multiple media outlets that were using as human shields, Todd completely ignored the Hamas element and suggested Israel was targeting…

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Despite Hailing Liz, NBC Doubted Dick Cheney Deserved a Heart

May 14th, 2021 3:56 PM

While NBC’s Today show was eager to hail Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney for bashing fellow Republicans during an exclusive interview on Thursday, back in 2012, the broadcast questioned whether her father, former Vice President Dick Cheney, deserved a life-saving heart transplant. That was just one of a number of instances where the network morning show trashed him as “one of the…

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NBC's 'Law and Order: Organized Crime' Portrays Cops as Sadists

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May 13th, 2021 11:54 PM

NBC's Law and Order: Organized Crime opened this week's episode with an over-the-top scene of New York City police officers crushing the bones in an innocent, unarmed black man's hand.

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Mask Addiction: NBC Can’t Quit, Presses Fauci to Rip New Guidelines

May 13th, 2021 8:57 PM

Like they were fighting a nicotine addiction, NBC Nightly News just didn’t want to give up wearing the masks. Last year, NewsBusters documented NBC’s “despair porn” cycle where the network would cheer on crippling lockdowns then mourn for the devastation they wrought. Well, it was a new version of that concept on Thursday as the network tried to spread fear of the CDC’s new no masks…

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NBC Paints Toxic Ellen DeGeneres as Victim Getting ‘Cancelled’

May 13th, 2021 5:41 PM

During an exclusive interview with liberal daytime talk show host Ellen DeGeneres, aired on NBC Thursday morning, Today show co-host Savannah Guthrie fretted the comedian was being “cancelled” following accusations of running a toxic workplace. Guthrie mourned DeGeneres announcing that the next season of Ellen would be the last and allowed her to spin conspiracy theories about the…

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FLASHBACK: When the Media Used a Gas Crisis to Bash a President

May 13th, 2021 3:24 PM

To remind NewsBusters readers just how tough the current media climate COULD BE on Biden we offer the following look at the most absurd outbursts of gas price hype from 2005-2006.

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NBC: 10-Minute Cheney Interview, Only 29 Seconds of Biden Criticism

May 13th, 2021 11:51 AM

Despite Thursday’s Today show featuring an over 10-minute long interview with a sitting Republican member of Congress, only a paltry 29 seconds of the coverage focused on Wyoming Congresswoman Liz Cheney’s criticism of current President Joe Biden. Instead, nearly all of the exchange was centered on co-host Savannah Guthrie urging the newly-ousted House GOP leader to attack her fellow…

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Seth Meyers Lauds Abrams for Fighting GOP 'Voter Suppression Laws'

May 13th, 2021 8:42 AM

NBC Late Night host Seth Meyers welcomed election delegitimizer Stacey Abrams onto his show early Wednesday morning to promote her new novel While Justice Sleeps, but in-between talk about the book the two naturally accused Republicans of voter suppression.

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Woke Med Drama: ‘Global Warming Is a Healthcare Emergency’

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May 12th, 2021 10:30 PM

Another week, another social justice crusade on the NBC medical drama New Amsterdam. This time it’s global warming, which, according to the show, “means human suffering on a scale that we can't even imagine.”

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CBS Skips Israeli Boy Killed by Hamas Rocket, Blames Violence on Jews

May 12th, 2021 8:42 PM

This week, a five-year-old boy in Sderot, Israel was killed after a Hamas rocket broke through the Iron Dome defense system and blew up his family’s house. His death went unreported on the CBS Evening News that night, even after NewsBusters called them out on Tuesday for underreporting Israeli casualties. On top of that, none of the broadcast networks (ABC, CBS, or NBC) retracted…

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CBS Underreports Israeli Casualties from Hamas Rockets, Rip Airstrikes

May 11th, 2021 8:40 PM

In her Tuesday report for the CBS Evening News, foreign correspondent Elizabeth Palmer doubled down on her support for Hamas terrorists by under-reporting Israeli casualties from their rocket attacks and decrying Israeli retaliatory strikes on terrorist installations. In stark contrast, ABC’s Matt Gutman noted the lengths Israel went to prevent civilian casualties in Gaza…

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Doocy Destroys Psaki on COVID, Gas Lines; NBC Brings Heat on Bailouts

May 11th, 2021 7:47 PM

Tuesday brought us a packed White House press briefing amid an East Coast gas shortage, fears of inflation, and ongoing crises on the border and with the coronavirus, so it was only natural that Fox News’s Peter Doocy brought the heat with questions about the Biden administration denying there being a border crisis, energy regulations, and peddling fear about outdoor transmission.