FLASHBACK: Todd Whined About Trump Humiliating Clinton With Accusers
October 10th, 2020 12:15 PM
Another week has passed and journalists are again upset with the Trump/Pence 2020 team for how they handled a debate. This time, Chuck Todd hammered Mike Pence for being “evasive” and “deflecting.” Four years ago today, on October 10, 2016, things were exactly the same. NBC’s Todd was horrified when Donald Trump brought Bill Clinton’s sexual accusers to a debate.
The Root: We Need a New National Anthem
September 13th, 2016 4:00 PM
The self-righteous hindsight of the left exposes itself again as progressive writer Lawrence Ware suggests, “Put simply, we need a new national anthem…” In an article published by The Root on September 12, Ware urged for the rewriting of the national anthem due to the “vicious legacy of who wrote this song and what it represents.” He referenced a Counterpunch article which argues that Francis…
Chelsea Clinton Reported to Have Acted as Prima Donna at NBC News
May 18th, 2015 8:11 PM
Know your place, peon! You may not approach Chelsea Clinton. If you need to contact her, you can only do so indirectly through a producer. Never face to face which is for ordinary people.
Those were the instructions for Chelsea's co-workers at not only NBC News but also at the management consulting firm at McKinsey where she briefly worked. Apparently Chelsea's attitude is so toxic that even…
New York Mag: NBC Has a 'Dossier of Williams' Apparent Lies'
February 11th, 2015 12:00 AM
In his story on Brian Williams at 10:55 p.m. ET Tuesday, Gabriel Sherman at New York Magazine reported that the now-suspended anchor and his agent "were presented with a dossier of Williams' apparent lies," and that "Williams himself was only slowly grasping the depths of the mess he'd created."
That begs the obvious question of whether the public will ever get to know what's in that "dossier,"…
Chelsea Clinton Finally Pulls Curtain On Her Journalistic Charade at N
August 29th, 2014 11:12 AM
Chelsea Clinton has announced the obvious: she’s leaving NBC News, telling People magazine in a statement she will “continue focusing on my work at the Clinton Foundation and as [her husband] Marc [Mezvinsky] and I look forward to welcoming our first child." New York magazine tweaked the news that Chelsea was "Leaving Her Unbelievably Cushy Fake Job at NBC."
As NBC nepotism goes, she made…
Chelsea Clinton's $600,000-Per-Year Salary at NBC For a Story a Month
June 14th, 2014 11:17 PM
Dylan Byers and Maggie Haberman of Politico reported Chelsea Clinton earned an annual salary of $600,000 at NBC News before switching to a month-to-month contract earlier this year.
This might not be a shocking number if the former president’s daughter was an experienced journalist with tons of charisma...and if she was churning out a pile of stories. So how many stories do you think Chelsea…
NBC News Caught in Yet Another Deceptive Edit
June 30th, 2013 10:59 PM
What is it about the folks at NBC News who seem to think that they can routinely selectively and deceptively edit what people say in order to misconstrue their words and meaning?
A few weeks ago, a web-only Rock Center video was published at NBCNews.com that deceptively edited an Hasidic Rabbi to give the appearance that he was trying to cover up or hide sexual abuse within his community (…
NBC Cancels 'Rock Center
May 10th, 2013 6:17 PM
In a serious blow to NBC News and Brian Williams, it was announced Friday that NBC is canceling Rock Center.
TVNewser moments ago published a note from NBC News Group chief Pat Fili-Krushel sent to staff Friday afternoon:
NBC's Curry: U.S. to Blame for 'Toxic Legacy' of Oil Drilling in the A
May 3rd, 2013 2:54 PM
Previewing an upcoming story for NBC's Rock Center on Friday's Today, correspondent Ann Curry warned that tribes of the Amazon rain forest "are sharpening their spears and preparing their blow guns to fight Ecuador's new plan to auction as much as 8 million acres of the rain forest for oil drilling." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]
She then cited Boston University…
Chelsea Clinton Interviews...The GEICO Gecko
April 27th, 2013 1:39 PM
As NewsBusters readers know, TV critics have not been impressed with Chelsea Clinton’s reporting skills at NBC.
This certainly won’t change after Friday’s Rock Center wherein the former presidential daughter actually interviewed – wait for it! – the GEICO gecko (video follows with transcript and commentary):
NBC's Williams Fawns: Emanuel Brothers 'May Be America's Jewish Kenned
March 26th, 2013 11:09 AM
In an interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his two brothers, Hollywood agent Ari and bioethicist Zeke, on Friday's NBC Rock Center, anchor Brian Williams sounded like an adoring fan as he described the prominent family: "Theirs is, after all, a unique American story....It was an unusual family, intellectually rigorous, boisterous, physical, hyper-successful, they may be America's…
'American Success Story Times Three': NBC Gushes Over Rahm Emanuel and
March 22nd, 2013 3:16 PM
Previewing a fawning Brian Williams interview with Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel and his brothers, Ari and Zeke, set to air on Friday's NBC Rock Center, Today co-host Savannah Guthrie proclaimed the siblings to be "an American success story times three." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]
In the clip that followed, Williams enthused: "The Emanuel brothers, three super…
NBC Touts 'Controversial Theories' About Pope's Resignation That Claim
March 8th, 2013 1:01 PM
On Friday's NBC Today, fill-in co-host Lester Holt hyped unfounded speculation surrounding the abdication of Pope Benedict XVI: "More than a week after his resignation became official, there are still a lot of controversial theories about why Pope Benedict XVI stepped down. NBC's chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel is looking into them at the Vatican." [Listen to the audio or watch the…
Media Bias Year-in-Review: The Biggest Obamagasms of
December 30th, 2012 9:34 AM
As 2012 winds down, we're reliving some of the worst media bias of the year with our Best Notable Quotables of 2012. Yesterday, I recounted some of the nastiest barbs journalists threw at the GOP ticket; today, a look at some of the most egregious favors committed on behalf of Barack Obama's campaign.
While conservatives like Rick Santorum were often cast as radical or weird, journalists…