Victim of 'I Hate White People' Attack Dies, Will Media Finally Report
September 9th, 2013 6:26 PM
As NewsBusters reported Sunday, the national news media outside of local New York outlets has totally ignored a New York man becoming brain dead as the result of an unprovoked attack by a man that shouted "I hate white people."
The victim, 62-year-old Jeffrey Babbitt, died Monday.
Will media report it now?
Sarah Silverman Introduces 'Black NRA': Giving Guns to 'Those That Nee
September 9th, 2013 5:07 PM
The folks at Funny or Die have decided to take on the Trayvon Martin/George Zimmerman/Stand Your Ground issue with a video introducing the Black NRA.
In it, Sarah Silverman says, "Our fund will put guns into the hands of those that need them most: young black males" (video follows with transcript and commentary):
National Media Completely Ignore NY Man Left Brain Dead By Attacker Sh
September 8th, 2013 11:07 AM
NewsBusters asked Saturday if the media will report a New York man becoming brain dead as a result of an unprovoked attacked by a man saying "I hate white people."
So far with the exception of local New York coverage, the answer is a resounding "No."
Marching Band Spells 'Trayvon' During Halftime of College Football Gam
September 8th, 2013 10:06 AM
NewsBusters reported Saturday that the trustee of the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, is trying to get an asteroid named after Trayvon Martin.
At roughly the same time Saturday, the Alabama State University marching band paid tribute to Martin during halftime festivities of a football game in Jackson, Mississippi, which included actually spelling "Trayvon":
NY Man Left Brain Dead By Attacker Shouting 'I Hate White People' - Wi
September 7th, 2013 3:27 PM
The race-baiting media are going to be put to a serious challenge in the coming days following a tragic hate crime committed in New York City's Union Square Wednesday.
As CBS's New York affiliate reported late Friday evening, a retired train conductor was left brain dead when an African-American man unknown to him attacked him after shouting "I hate white people" (video…
Lowell Observatory Wants Asteroid Named After Trayvon Martin
September 7th, 2013 2:21 PM
How would you like to look into the evening sky and see an asteroid named Trayvon Martin?
If the trustee of the Lowell Observatory in Flagstaff, Arizona, has his way, such will be the case.
NBC Nightly News Has Worst Two Ratings Weeks in Over Six Years
August 27th, 2013 4:02 PM
Based on a review of the archive at Media Bistro's Evening News Category, NBC's Nightly News has just turned in its lowest consecutive two weeks of ratings in over six years. You'd never know that from reading Chris Ariens's narrative at today's ratings post there.
The Big 3 networks combined also failed to break 20 million during both the week of August 12 (19,859,000)…
CNN Host: 'Media Profit By Playing Off Prejudice and Encouraging Peopl
August 25th, 2013 4:32 PM
Eric Deggans, the TV and media critic for the Tampa Bay Times, made a bold statement Sunday guaranteed to anger liberals and their minions in the press.
Hosting CNN's Reliable Sources, Deggans finished with a message about the media's role in stoking racial tensions in America saying, "I'm convinced one aggravating factor is media outlets that profit by playing off prejudice…
MSNBC Still in Freefall, Loses 22 Percent of Viewers From Last Summer
August 22nd, 2013 9:20 PM
The all-liberal all-the-time cable “news” channel continues to lose its audience as MSNBC's ratings were down by nearly one-fourth during the past three months from the same period in 2012, according to preliminary data from the Nielsen Company that was compiled from the start of summer through last Sunday.
Making things even worse for the “Lean Forward” channel…
Liberal Blogger Tries (and Fails) to Explain Differences Between Trayv
August 22nd, 2013 7:17 PM
I must admit: I learned something from reading Alex Seitz-Wald’s post at Salon titled “No, Chris Lane is not Trayvon Martin!” I didn’t know until I read it there that Rush Limbaugh had called the crime the “Trayvon Martin [case] in reverse.”
I agree with Seitz-Wald that the two crimes are very dissimilar, though his and my reasons for so…
Jesse Jackson's Tepid Tweet: Murder of White Australian by Three 'Bore
August 22nd, 2013 2:09 AM
Corrected from earlier | People who were wondering whether Jesse Jackson would ever respond to the killing of an Australian collegiate baseball player by three "bored" teens in Oklahoma, one of whom allegedly posted racist tweets, got their answer today. Jackson's early Wednesday morning tweet read as follows: "Praying for the family of Chris Lane. This senseless violence is…
Stacey Dash: 'Shame On You Oprah
August 17th, 2013 1:51 PM
NewsBusters readers might recall Stacey Dash, the black actress who was racially attacked on Twitter last year for having the nerve to come out in support of Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney.
Dash took to Twitter again Friday this time responding to Oprah Winfrey's comparison of Trayvon Martin and Emmett Till writing, "Shame on you Oprah":
Oprah: 'It's Ridiculous to Look at Zimmerman Case and Not Think Race W
August 16th, 2013 10:07 AM
Ten days after claiming the premeditated lynching of Emmett Till almost 60 years ago was the same thing as George Zimmerman shooting Trayvon Martin in what jurors determined was self-defense, Oprah Winfrey Thursday continued to inject racism into this issue.
Appearing on CNN's Anderson Cooper 360, Winfrey said, "It's ridiculous to look at that case and not to think that race was…
Scarborough: I Don't Need To Apologize For Branding Zimmerman 'Murdere
August 16th, 2013 8:07 AM
Talk about a hypocritical, mealy-mouthed non-apology apology . . . On today's Morning Joe, Joe Scarborough condemned Republicans who "support[ed] George Zimmerman before they even knew the facts of the case." Scarborough then added: "you know, I got out early, said some things about George Zimmerman myself, I shouldn't have said, perhaps. I got overly emotional. But…