ABC Suspends Gutman Over False Claim About Kobe Bryant Crash
January 29th, 2020 6:27 PM
Early Wednesday evening, ABC News announced that chief national correspondent Matt Gutman would be suspended an undisclosed amount of time for falsely stating during a Sunday afternoon ABC News Special Report that all four of the late Kobe Bryant’s daughters were on the helicopter that crashed in Calabasas, California, killing all nine passengers.
Oscars Ratings Take Huge Tumble, Fall 19 Percent from '17 [UPDATED]
March 5th, 2018 12:09 PM
Heading into the 2018 Oscars on Sunday night, it was already a given that the awards show would be dominated by left-wing politics. With the liberal media over the moon over the Oscars, the ratings were bound to take a tumble and, boy, did they ever. All told, the 18.9 preliminary Nielsen rating marked an embarrassing 15.6 percent fall from the Kimmel-hosted 2017 edition.
ESPN Host: It Makes No Sense Black Conservatives Are 'Pariahs' in 'Our
December 16th, 2013 10:22 PM
During most segments of First Take, a weekday program aired on the ESPN sports network, the discussion focuses on a wide variety of topics ranging from football to basketball and even golf. However, on Friday morning, co-host Stephen Smith addressed the subject of race-related politics.
Responding to a feud between Cleveland Browns running back Jim Brown and Los Angeles Laker Kobe Bryant…
N.Y. Times Opposes Fines for F-Bombs -- Unless the Gay F-Bomb Is Invol
April 15th, 2011 7:20 PM
Back in 2007, The New York Times was delighted when the Second Circuit Court of Appeals ruled in favor of the TV networks and against FCC fines for fleeting profanities on broadcast TV. "If Bush Can Blurt Curse, So Can Network TV," the Times wrote in its Page One headline.
But in 2011, when gays are outraged that NBA star Kobe Bryant was caught on television during a game mouthing…
NBC Questions Kobe Bryant's Pride of Being on Team USA
August 17th, 2008 4:53 AM
**Video Below the Fold**
In a recent interview with USA Olympics basketball team member Kobe Bryant, NBC Sports reporter Chris Collinsworth seemed to question Kobe's patriotism when the player said that he was proud to wear the team USA uniform. Wondering if it was "cool" to be proud of being on Team USA, Collinsworth seemed to surprise even Bryant with the temerity of the question. Why…
CNN Anchor Suggests Killing Dogs Worse Than Rape, Where’s the Outrag
July 29th, 2007 3:36 PM
In the wake of the Don Imus, Opie and Anthony scandals, one would think a press figure suggesting that killing a dog was worse than raping a woman would draw a lot of media attention. However, a CNN sports anchor named Larry Smith made such a comment on Thursday, and I would venture to guess that few readers had even heard about it. Think there'd be such media silence if a well-known…