Network Media Usually Love Political Dramas – But Not 'Chappaquiddick'

April 6th, 2018 11:18 AM
Traditionally, the news media have demonstrated great interest in movies with social or political themes, but so far Chappaquiddick has been completely ignored by CBS This Morning, while NBC’s Today and ABC’s Good Morning America have each featured only a single segment about the film.

NBC Uses 'The Lorax' to Push Environmentalism, Mocks Idea of Movie Hav

February 29th, 2012 4:52 PM
While interviewing actor Ed Helms about his role in 'Dr. Seuss' The Lorax' On Monday's NBC Today, co-host Matt Lauer seemed puzzled that anyone would question the environmentalist message of the book or movie: "...believe it or not, Dr. Seuss has sparked controversy with this movie because Lou Dobbs weighed in on this..." Lauer quoted criticism from Dobbs: "The…