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Associated Press Corrects ‘Dishonest Piece’ on Fox ‘MediaBuzz’ Graphic

One day after the Associated Press posted an online article claiming Howard Kurtz -- host of the Sunday MediaBuzz program on the Fox News Channel -- panicked when the wrong graphic came up on the screen, the news service issued a correction acknowledging the mistake. The Monday morning post came after Kurtz slammed the AP report on Facebook and demanded an immediate correction to the item.
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Mika Brzezinski Defends Dems Not Clapping for 'Great Dictator' Trump

On Wednesday, MSNBC’s Morning Joe hosted a number of guests to evaluate President Trump’s performance during the previous night’s State of the Union address. Notably present was political consultant and pollster Frank Luntz, whose defense of the President’s speech earned him considerable flak from anchors Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski.
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Luntz Slams CBS: You ‘Focus' Where Congress Disagrees for 'Soundbites'

Republican pollster Frank Luntz scolded the media for its coverage of the GOP health care bill,and Congress in general, during a segment on CBS This Morning Friday. Luntz sat down with a group of Republican and Democratic Congressmen and women to discuss the bill, and many other issues which they agreed on or disagreed on, and how they felt about how the media covered them. CBS then played a…
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Nets Hype ‘Contentious’ Trump Cabinet Fights, Racism Claim

All three networks on Tuesday rang in the new year by hyping “contentious” confirmation battles for Donald Trump’s cabinet and touted Democrats as “ready to battle.” On CBS This Morning, analyst Frank Luntz suggested liberals target just a few of Trump’s nominees. On NBC’s Today, Hallie Jackson warned of “a possibly contentious fight for the…
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Gayle King Baffled at Being Told Hillary Was a Bad Candidate

After Donald Trump’s major upset victory in the presidential race, on Wednesday’s CBS This Morning, co-host Gayle King was perplexed by political analyst Frank Luntz explaining that Hillary Clinton “was actually not a good candidate.” She replied: “Did we hear that she was not a good candidate before last night?”

CBS Edited Out Harsh Obama Critique by Muslim Focus Group

The leftist website The Intercept is taking apart Friday’s CBS panel discussion on Muslims in America: “two Muslim Americans who took part in the group complained that CBS edited out parts of the discussion where they raised their own concerns — including critiques of U.S. militarism, surveillance and entrapment.” They also said that Frank Luntz, “the right-wing…
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CBS Muslim Focus Group: Don’t Let Children Watch ‘Hateful’ GOP Debates

In a focus group with American Muslims on CBS This Morning, participants told political strategist Frank Luntz that Republicans discussing terrorism was so offensive that their children could not be exposed to GOP debates. One woman warned: “I actually did a call out to Muslim parents across the country to not watch the Republican debate in front of their children because I knew that, that…

Spinning for Dems, NYT's Healy Accuses GOP of Sounding 'Dark Notes'

Reporter Patrick Healy made the front of Friday's New York Times marveling at how differently Republicans and Democrats see America, in "One Nation, Under Debate. Or Are There 2?" Healy, who is hypersensitive to the political strengths of Hillary Clinton, portrayed the Republican presidential field as dour and negative, while his strange choice of cultural commentators for a…
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Networks Analysts Trash 'Pathetic' GOP; 'Poison' No One Can 'Control'

The morning after House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy shocked Congress by announcing he was dropping out of the race to become the next Speaker of the House, CBS This Morning and NBC’s Today sprinted over to their analysts to tear into the “really pathetic” conservatives for creating a “chaotic” situation for the House that shows they’re “impossible to…
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CBS Spends 10 Minutes Discussing Trump’s Supposed ‘Damage’ to the GOP

On Monday, CBS This Morning devoted more than 10 minuted to the fallout surrounding Donald Trump’s repeated attacks on Fox News’ Megyn Kelly and what supposed damage it could have on the entire Republican Party. 
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Frank Luntz: Israelis Resist Obama Aides 'Telling Them How to Vote'

Appearing on Wednesday's CBS This Morning, pollster Frank Luntz reacted to the Tuesday re-election of Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu by scolding efforts by former Obama campaign aides to defeat the foreign leader: "I think the Obama administration today has got to be very disappointed because they had their people over there trying to make a difference and Netanyahu pointed…
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Frank Luntz Skips Asking Clinton Focus Group About Email Scandal

CBS News contributor and Republican pollster Frank Luntz convened a focus group on Hillary Clinton that aired on Friday’s CBS This Morning and while many expressed their frustration with the possible 2016 Democratic presidential candidate, Luntz failed to mention both Clinton’s email scandal and questions surrounding the Clinton Foundation. As opposed to asking about…
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CBS Insists Midterms Are Indictment Of Both Political Parties

On Tuesday, the folks on CBS This Morning did their best to downplay the significance of a potential GOP-controlled Senate in this year’s midterm elections. Unlike ABC and NBC who provided mostly straightforward coverage of today’s elections, CBS made sure to push the line that regardless of the outcomes, the election was an indictment of both political parties. Throughout…
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Frank Luntz on CBS: 'Collapse in Confidence' of Government, Media

Appearing on Friday's CBS This Morning, Republican pollster Frank Luntz reacted to the latest CBS News poll showing Americans having a "crisis of confidence" in government institutions: "The problem is that the institutions that have the greatest impact on us, the CDC, the FDA, the EPA, those that are responsible for our health and safety, are the ones that have had the biggest…