NewsBusters Podcast: Racial Hustlers Get Worse & Lemon Feels Squeezed
With Executive Editor Tim Graham off celebrating his birthday, Deputy Managing Editor Nick Fondacaro and I returned to hold down the fort and, even leaving aside the State of the Union, the world was our oyster with content. Of course, The View was a major topic with their cockamamie and erroneous claims that conservatives such as Governor Ron DeSantis (R-FL) want to ban the teaching…
CNN in Disarray: Lemon’s Sour Ratings, Licht Wants Barkley to Save CNN
Chris Licht’s CNN tenure has been nothing short of a disappointment. Having promised to tone down the laser focus on only a few stories a day, partisan sensationalism, and snark that dominated Jeffrey Zucker’s reign of terror, Licht implied wholesale changes were in order. Not only has he failed thus far, but the inmates remain in charge of the asylum (despite layoffs and the ushering out of…
Flashback: Saluting Teenage Radical as “Person of the Year”
Three years ago, Time magazine’s editors made the ridiculous choice of making the radical activist Greta Thunberg their “Person of the Year” for 2019, when she was just 16 years old. The idea seemed frivolous then and seems even more preposterous now, as Thunberg has become even more extreme in her views.
CNN Poll Maven: Biden Looks Like A Loser For Congressional Dems
On New Day, CNN polling maven Harry Enten, analyzing the relationship between a president's approval rating and the results of his party in midterm House elections, says that Biden "looks like the losers."
CNN Condemns Republicans For Trying To Win The Senate, Again
CNN’s Wednesday edition of New Day lamented that the GOP midterm strategy for winning the Senate involves trying to win elections even if that means putting “party over country” by supporting “dumpster fires.”
What If CNN Reported On Abortion Laws From Babies' Perspective?
On New Day, CNN reports on the impact of state laws restricting abortions, and does so solely from the pro-abortion perspective, lamenting the absence of abortion clinics in some states, and the numbers of abortions in those states in previous years that now cannot take place.
Avlon: Pro-Lifers Are Using 'Muscle of Religion' To Be Anti-Freedom
CNN senior political analyst John Avlon wrapped up Wednesday’s New Day with one of his characteristically reality-free reality checks where he proclaimed that being pro-life is anti-freedom, anti-individualism, and just another way to push religion. Avlon tried to justify this partisan diatribe by citing conservative icon Barry Goldwater.
October Surprise: Media Devotes 24 Minutes to Walker Claim in 8 Hours
Less than 12 hours after being posted on a liberal website, the ABC, CBS, MSNBC and CNN morning shows on Tuesday devoted 24 minutes and three seconds to Daily Beast claims that Republican Georgia Senate candidate Herschel Walker paid for an…
'A Huge Drop': CNN Reports on Black Voters Running Away From Democrats
Electoral conditions are getting so bad for the Democrat Party that on Monday morning, CNN’s New Day was forced to report on a new poll that shows African American voters are souring on the Democrat Party. While the party still wins a majority of black voters, the percentage that Republicans are projected to win is enough to make a difference in key states like Georgia, North Carolina…
CNN Doesn't Reveal Teen Killed After Political Argument Was Republican
In a New Day segment on a teenager in North Dakota run down and killed by a driver after what the driver admitted was a political argument in which he called the teenager an extremist Republican, CNN doesn't mention the Republican affiliation of the victim.
CNN Talks Past Abortion at Bottom of 'Most Important' Issues List
In a discussion on CNN's New Day, John Berman and Harry Enten ignore the fact that as per Gallup polling of the problems facing America, abortion comes in at the bottom of the list displayed at only 5%. Instead, Berman and Enten tout the fact that although the economy is the number one issue at 37%, that percentage is lower than it's been in other years.
CNN Nukes Morning Show, Don Lemon Demoted to Sunrise Duty
CNN announced Thursday morning that, after a nine-year run, New Day would be cancelled this fall as new CNN boss Chris Licht and new parent company Discovery continue to remake the far-left, low-rated network and replaced with a yet-to-be-named newscast starring longtime CNNers Don Lemon and Poppy Harlow and chief White House correspondent Kaitlan Collins.
CNN Declares Court Has 'A Real Stain' After Roe's Demise
CNN legal analyst and John Roberts biographer Joan Biskupic joined Tuesday’s New Day to discuss the state of the Supreme Court, which Biskupic alleged has “a real stain” on its image after the Dobbs ruling and that Roberts is “in denial” when he tells me that simply disagreeing with the Court does not mean it is illegitimate.
Saving Face? CNN Offers Shocking Mea Culpa Over BYU Race Hoax
CNN offered another clue Monday morning into how a properly-run CNN under Discovery and boss Chris Licht might look as New Day introduced a new segment called “Upon Further Review” to reexamine stories that, once facts emerged, showed something was different than the initial narrative. With the ever-pompous John Avlon at the helm, the first installment touched on the debunked claims…