Just a week after conservative outlet One America News was kicked out of the press room for “violating social-distancing” rules, Phoenix TV, a Hong Kong-based Chinese language news network, somehow had a reporter there. She got to knock out some ChiCom talking points in a “question” for President Trump.
CNN’s Reliable Sources demonstrated the usual partisan tilt on Sunday. Host Brian Stelter came out of the latest briefing from Gov. Andrew Cuomo of New York championing his “glass half-full” approach. Then he turned to CNN medical contributor Dr. James Phillips, and they both gushed over Cuomo’s briefings as so much better than President Trump’s.
CNN’s Brian Stelter on Sunday spent a full interview with AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson lobbing softballs, even as Congressional talks over a coronavirus stimulus package were faltering due to, among other things, concerns about whether corporations would use the aid responsibly. However, the Reliable Sources host’s decision to genuflect rather than ask anything meaningful isn’t much of a shock when one considers that AT&T owns CNN — which technically makes Randall Stelter’s boss.
Two of Brian Stelter’s routine arguments against Donald Trump crumbled yesterday on his show Reliable Sources. "Mental fitness" for office is only a serious issue when it's used against Trump, apparently, and saying "don't believe the media" isn't a horrendous attack on reporters -- and begging for anti-media violence -- when Bernie Sanders says it.
Washington Free Beacon writer Alex Griswold reported American news consumers have been "inundated by interviews" with former congresswoman Katie Hill, who was pressed to resign last year in the midst of scandal over having sex with a female subordinate. Griswold noted that overall, "the media frequently and uncritically parroted Hill's talking points that she was the victim of 'revenge porn'" from her ex-husband.
CNN host Brian Stelter and his network go after Fox News, just about every week, claiming their hosts and analysts are cronies working for President Trump. But Stelter has been caught in his own conflict of interest dilemma. The Reliable Sources host, along with two of his reporter colleagues, was seen socializing with disgraced Democrat congresswoman, Katie Hill in New York over the weekend, according to Page Six. Even after Stelter has had Hill on his show and his network has worked overtime to try to rehabilitate the Democrat’s tarnished reputation.
For days now, the CNN Media Unit has been flailing away at the bizarre notion that the liberal media is NOT trying to use the coronavirus problem to damage President Trump’s standing in an election year….even as CNN and other media outlets are trying to do exactly that. On Sunday, CNN Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter opened with a lecture about how coronavirus is a “nonpartisan illness,” by golly.
It’s easy to predict how Brian Stelter, host of the Sunday Reliable Sources program on CNN, will respond to any disagreements with President Trump and the anchors on the Fox News Channel. He simply dismisses anything they say as simply being wrong. That was obviously the case on Friday, when the network’s chief media correspondent was a guest during a segment of the At This Hour program as hosted by Kate Bolduan, when he dismissed the coverage of the coronavirus crisis as “reprehensible” and an attempt “to make this all about Trump and politics when that’s really not the arena this is being fought in.”
Though the segment blew up on Twitter because The Atlantic’s David Frum described President Trump as so “physically capable” that he couldn’t “pick up a ball,” the arguably more ridiculous part of that Sunday’s so-called “Reliable Sources” segment was when fill-in host John Avlon led the panel in a mini-freak-out about memes. Together, they claimed memes were responsible for voter suppression and were all part of a Russia election interference scheme.
On Sunday's so-called Reliable Sources, CNN host Brian Stelter uncorked a six-minute lecture on one of his favorite topics: How Trump is dragging America into authoritarianism. Stelter led off his show Sunday with another six-minute lecture about how Trump represents something called "democratic backsliding," as he read from the book How Democracies Die and an article titled "10 Ways to Tell If Your President's a Dictator."
Well, it may have taken a while, but CNN host Brian Stelter finally admitted that praising lawyer Michael Avenatti (A.K.A creepy porn lawyer) as a “serious” contender for 2020 wasn’t a smart move. The admission came during the latest Reliable Sources as he was speaking with writers form the left-wing Daily Beast, Lachlan Markey and Asawin Suebsaeng about their new book about how the DC swamp infested President Trump’s administration.
In exercising projection, CNN’s so-called “Reliable Sources” sought to decry President Trump’s “imperial presidency” on Sunday by emphasizing how there was no such thing as “right-wing media” vs. “liberal-media,” but, in fact, it was a “propaganda apparatus” vs. a “media apparatus.” Yes, it was the same show that said Trump had killed more people than Hitler, Stalin, and Mao combined, claimed the “future of the Earth” hung on Trump’s removal from office, and insisted Trump was a “destructive cult” leader.