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NBC Very Worried About Media Bias...Against Harry and Meghan

January 14th, 2020 11:27 AM
On Tuesday, NBC’s Today show finally began taking the subject of media bias seriously – at least when it comes to British tabloid coverage of their favorite royal couple, Prince Harry and Meghan Markle. Lacking the slightest amount of self-awareness, hosts complained that the royals “weren’t covered fairly in the press” and subjected to a negative media “…
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Nets Hail Celebs Rushing to Excuse Royal Climate Hypocrisy

August 20th, 2019 4:47 PM
On Tuesday, journalists on all three network morning shows joined liberal celebrities in rushing to defend Prince Harry and Meghan Markle against accusations of hypocrisy after the supposedly environmentally-conscious royal couple took two different trips on private jets within a week. Reporters on CBS, NBC, and ABC touted other wealthy elites like Elton John and Ellen DeGeneres scolding critics…
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ABC Hails 'Prince's Pledge' to Have Only 2 Kids, to Save Earth

July 31st, 2019 2:25 PM
On ABC’s Good Morning America Wednesday, the news team fawned over the UK’s Prince Harry vow to only have one more child to save the planet. Anchor Amy Robach teased the upcoming report with gushy enthusiasm, calling the weird reveal, “The Prince’s pledge,” out of concern for “his greatest cause.”
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CNN Panel Repeatedly Suggests President Trump Sees Himself as a King

June 4th, 2019 9:09 PM
During the 3:00 p.m. hour of Monday's CNN Newsroom, the panel repeatedly compared President Trump to a king as they covered his state visit with Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II. In addition to indulging her guests’ suggestions that the President would like to be a king, host Brooke Baldwin teed up British journalist Harry Mount to trash the President.

Daily Beast Scribe Likens Royal Wedding 'Rituals' to School Shootings

May 22nd, 2018 3:43 PM
On Friday, the Daily Beast's Michael Daly posted: "The All-American Ritual of a School Shooting, This Time in Santa Fe." In it, he failed to follow through on a promise to draw a comparison between the then-imminent "rituals" involved in British royal weddings" and Friday's school shooting in Texas.
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Priorities: ABC, CBS Hype 'Royal Mic Drop;' Ignore Russian Aggression

April 29th, 2016 11:29 PM
ABC and CBS's evening newscasts on Friday spotlighted the friendly transatlantic trash-talking between the British and American heads of state. However, the programs failed to cover the latest too-close intercept of American military assets by Russian aircraft. On World News Tonight, ABC's David Muir touted "the royal mic drop — the Queen and Prince Harry responding to the…

NBC Panel Scolds Prince Harry: 'Why Do You Need to Antagonize the Tali

January 23rd, 2013 5:01 PM
During a panel discussion on Wednesday's NBC Today, attorney Star Jones and the network's chief medical editor Nancy Snyderman hyperventilated over Britain's Prince Harry revealing in interviews that he killed Taliban fighters during combat in Afghanistan. Jones fretted: "Why do you need to antagonize the Taliban?" [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump]

NBC's Today Discovers It's 'Arctic,' Not 'Artic

April 8th, 2011 4:52 PM
On Friday's NBC Today, as co-host Meredith Vieira spoke with correspondent Ben Fogle about Britain's Prince Harry being temporarily stuck at the North Pole, the headline on screen read: "Cooling His Heels; Prince Harry Stuck in the Artic." Halfway through the segment, the show's graphics department apparently noticed the spelling error, changing it to "Arctic.…

Poynter's Steele Scolds Media Silence, Belittles Prince Harry's Value

March 6th, 2008 12:06 PM
Poynter Institute's Scholar for Journalistic Values Bob Steele must not plan on bending an elbow at a British pub anytime soon. Not only did Steele scold the journalists who agreed to keep Prince Harry's Afghanistan deployment secret, he condescendingly dismissed Harry's honorable service to his country (emphasis mine): But even if one accepts that news reports might heighten a danger, there are…

ABC's Chris Cuomo: Prince Harry 'Expendable

March 3rd, 2008 5:34 PM
"Good Morning America" co-host Chris Cuomo joked on Monday's show that Britain's Prince Harry "has been over in Afghanistan fighting because he's expendable." Fellow host Robin Roberts appeared somewhat shocked by the comment and sputtered, "What did you say?" Cuomo, who was previewing an ABC special on the royals, didn't back off his assertion and reiterated, "…