Behar Knocks Davis for Hurting Media Credibility With False Claims
September 6th, 2018 5:18 PM
Michael Cohen’s attorney Lanny Davis appeared on Thursday’s edition of ABC’s The View where he fielded questions about his time as Harvey Weinstein’s legal counsel and his false claims to CNN. In the midst of being peppered with questions about what his client actually knew about Trump’s understanding of the Trump Tower meeting, co-host Joy Behar demanded to know what was being done to “fix” the…
‘Happens All the Time’: ‘Reliable Sources’ Downplays Lanny Davis Snafu
September 2nd, 2018 6:35 PM
CNN’s already shaky credibility took a pretty big hit last week after Michael Cohen’s attorney, Lanny Davis came out and admitted he was the key source behind their erroneous reporting that suggested President Trump knew about the Trump Tower meeting in advance. Despite host Brian Stelter being on vacation, nothing was different during Sunday’s Reliable Sources with John Avlon at the helm, as he…
Ari Fleischer: CNN ‘Too Embarrassed’ to Fix Its Faulty Reporting
August 31st, 2018 5:33 PM
On Thursday's Fox & Friends, former White House press secretary and current Fox News contributor Ari Fleischer bashed CNN over a questionable July 26 report that attorney Michael Cohen was prepared to say President Donald Trump knew in advance about the controversial Trump Tower meeting in 2016.
Carlson, Steyn Mock CNN's ‘Dishonesty’ Led by ‘Fraudulent’ Bernstein
August 30th, 2018 10:32 PM
As CNN’s embarrassing denial continues concerning the very dubious July 26 Trump Tower story, Fox News Channel host Tucker Carlson and conservative author Mark Steyn had some fun Thursday night mocking the “meta-lying” surrounding the CNN story led in part by “fraudulent character” Carl Bernstein.
Even Politico Is Critical of CNN on Davis/Trump Tower Story Coverup
August 30th, 2018 2:29 PM
Even liberal Politico finds untenable CNN's refusal to correct their July 26 "scoop" fed to them by Michael Cohen's lawyer Lanny Davis that President Donald Trump knew in advance about the Trump Tower meeting that included his son and a Russian lawyer, which was subsequently denied by Davis' August 22 admission that he did not know if this was true.
Bozell on CNN’s Cohen Story: ‘CNN Is Nationally Lying’ to Americans
August 30th, 2018 7:30 AM
Making his second Fox Business Network appearance on Wednesday, Media Research Center president Brent Bozell eviscerated CNN on The Evening Edit for “nationally lying to the American people” concerning their Trump Tower story. The CNN reporting has taken a huge hit since Monday’s revelation that Michael Cohen attorney Lanny Davis was CNN’s source and the August 22 bombshell that his client didn’t…
Greenwald: CNN Has ‘Zero Credibility’ After Botched Reporting
August 29th, 2018 8:37 PM
One of the best ways to tell when an alleged ”scandal” is running out of steam is when liberal Democrats appear on cable news television programs and join conservative Republicans in slamming the credibility of “anonymous” sources. That’s what happened when liberal Glenn Greenwald appeared on Tuesday evening during Tucker Carlson’s eponymous prime-time show on the Fox News Channel.
Nets Cry Uncle Over Dubious Trump Tower Story; Won’t Fess Up on Air
August 29th, 2018 4:13 PM
In contrast to CNN's weasel attempt on Tuesday to absolve themselves of their increasingly-dubious Trump Tower story, CBS updated their own CBSNews.com post and NBC’s Hallie Jackson wrote a piece explaining the change at NBCNews.com. For ABCNews.com, they did next to nothing by instead relying on an Associated Press wire story about Davis’s flip-flopping. However, none acknowledged on-air the…
Nets Spent 39 Minutes Hyping Dubious CNN Story, Ignore Its Downfall
August 28th, 2018 9:10 PM
It was a major news story for days. According to CNN’s anonymous sources back in July, Michael Cohen was ready to tell the Special Counsel that President Trump had known about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting before it took place. The broadcast networks frantically sought to confirm the allegation (using CNN’s own source) but when that source retreated from his claims and the story crumbled before…
CNN Tries to Weasel Out of Responsibility for Trump Tower Story
August 28th, 2018 5:52 PM
A week after Michael Cohen’s attorney Lanny Davis blew a massive hole in their reporting and nearly a day after he admitted he was their anonymous source, CNN’s Jim Sciutto and Carl Bernstein finally got around to answering the mounting questions surrounding their increasingly dubious about claims the President knew the Trump Tower meeting in advance. Despite their key source’s public retreat,…
CNN Silent on Lanny Davis’s Embarrassing About-Face
August 28th, 2018 1:22 PM
As of 1:00 p.m. Tuesday, CNN has not spent a second of airtime on Monday night’s revelation that Michael Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis now admits to lying on-air to Anderson Cooper when he denied being a key source for a massively-hyped news item CNN broke last month.
Lanny Davis Admits He Was Source Behind CNN’s Erroneous Reporting
August 28th, 2018 12:13 AM
In a BuzzFeed News bombshell published Monday night, Michael Cohen’s lawyer, Lanny Davis, admitted he was the source of fake news aggressively pushed by CNN and eagerly spread by the rest of their liberal media ilk. According to BuzzFeed News reporter Steven Perlberg, “Attorney Lanny Davis says he was an anonymous source in a July CNN story that reported his client, Michael Cohen, had privately…
FNC’s Baier Stunned That Media Didn’t Correct False Cohen ‘Bombshell’
August 24th, 2018 1:38 PM
During a panel discussion on Thursday’s Special Report, Fox News anchor Bret Baier was amazed that the same network news organizations that hyped anonymous claims Donald Trump knew in advance about the 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign aides and a Russian lawyer refused to correct the record when it was revealed on Wednesday that such claims were completely false.
Nets Punt on Davis Blowing Huge Hole in CNN’s Trump Tower Bombshell
August 23rd, 2018 11:55 PM
On Thursday, the “big three” morning and evening network newscasts of ABC, CBS, and NBC failed to inform their viewers that Michael Cohen did not actually know whether then-candidate Donald Trump had a heads-up on the infamous Trump Tower when media reports starting on July 26 originally claimed otherwise. This massive correction by Cohen lawyer Lanny Davis was ignored on the networks despite the…