Conservative Think Tank Challenges Comcast CEO on 'Potentially Libelou

June 1st, 2012 7:31 PM
An attorney for the National Center for Public Policy Research, speaking yesterday at Comcast's annual shareholder meeting, demanded an on-air correction and apology for defamatory claims by MSNBC's Rachel Maddow. National Center general counsel Justin Danhof directed his statement to Brian Roberts, CEO of Comcast, majority owner of NBCUniversal, which in turn owns MSNBC. In his…

ABC's 'Name That Party' December 'Scandal' Montage Updated to Include

February 20th, 2009 3:09 PM
Well, isn't THIS interesting. In a December post (at NewsBusters; at BizzyBlog), I reviewed ABC's online "The Faces of Political Scandal" slideshow, which featured mini-profiles of 14 politicians in recent years who have been tainted by scandal and/or crime. At the time, I noted that: Of the 14 politicians identified, seven are Democrats and seven are Republicans. Five of the seven GOP…

Name That Party Parade: ABC's 'Faces of Political Scandal' Labels Most

December 11th, 2008 9:04 AM
A collection of "The Faces of Political Scandal," assembled by ABC News yesterday (HT to an e-mailer), once again demonstrates the media's relative reluctance to identify the membership of Democrats involved in scandal.Of the 14 politicians identified, seven are Democrats and seven are Republicans. Five of the seven GOP members are identified as such, while only two of the seven…