Evil: MSNBC’s Reid, Guests Gleefully Spit on Rush Limbaugh’s Grave
February 17th, 2021 11:30 PM
With Wednesday’s passing of conservative icon Rush Limbaugh, venom coarsened through the left and their media pals as many openly celebrated his death. MSNBC’s The ReidOut was no exception with host Joy Reid, conservative-turned-ardent liberal Charlie Sykes, and Washington Post columnist Dana Milbank rhetorically spitting on his grave as having made Americans dumber and…
Appalling NYT Favors Press Restrictions for Murdoch-Led News in UK
February 17th, 2021 10:29 PM
New York Times’ London bureau chief Mark Landler’s obsessive hostility toward mogul Rupert Murdoch’s right-leaning media empire was on display Wednesday. His coverage of two fledgling right-of-center news outlets also documented the resulting panic of liberals like Landler: “Murdoch to Challenge U.K.’s Fairness Statute With Fox News Playbook.” He fretted: "While Britain has long…
Amanpour Lauds Shep Smith Not Watching Right-Wing Media
January 21st, 2021 10:10 PM
On Tuesday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour lauded Shepard Smith's negativity toward right-wing voices on Fox News Channel as the former Fox News host discussed his decision to leave the network.
Amanpour and Guest Blame Fox News for 'Monstrous' Climate 'Denial'
November 22nd, 2020 7:36 AM
Journalists despise government efforts to "investigate media power" -- unless it's Rupert Murdoch. On Friday's Amanpour & Co. on PBS and CNN International, host Christiane Amanpour provided an unchallenged forum to former Australian prime minister Kevin Rudd to complain about Rupert Murdoch's influence on issues like global warming, and to talk up an effort he is pushing to…
Brainwashing Future Reporters: Journalism Professors Lash Out at Fox
April 3rd, 2020 10:14 AM
Despite many calls for people across the country to work together in reversing the coronavirus outbreak, several journalism professors have decided to go “against the flow” and criticize the most popular network on cable television. An open letter sent to the heads of the Fox News Channel was signed by 74 teachers and released by Oliver Darcy, a senior media reporter for the liberal…
Joy Reid Guest: Fox News Has Been 'Getting People Killed for Years'
March 15th, 2020 7:16 PM
On Joy Reid's MSNBC show, leftist guest Eric Boehlert called Fox News a "cancer on this country" that has been "getting people killed for years." Reid quoted to Boehlert from a Washington Post column that suggested that Rupert Murdoch should force Fox News to "tell the truth" about coronavirus, and also use his influence with President Trump on the matter.
NY Times Delivers Page One Climate Lectures For Australia
February 16th, 2020 2:30 PM
The front of Sunday’s New York Times featured yet another climate lecture from Australia bureau chief Damien Cave. The alarmism was labeled a “Reporter’s Notebook,” but was not so much reporting as pleading with his unfortunate subjects to radically reorganize their lives in the name of “climate change.” The online headline deck: “The End of Australia as…
PBS Science Reporter Blames Global Warming for Australian Wildfires
January 20th, 2020 7:37 PM
On Friday's PBS NewsHour, science correspondent Miles O'Brien blamed manmade global warming for the severity of the recent Australian wildfires, and talked up the possibility that Prime Minister Scott Morrison as well as the Rupert Murdoch-dominated media may be changing their climate "denier" views.
Top Tech Journo Swisher Calls Rupert Murdoch ‘Uncle Satan’
January 14th, 2020 4:39 PM
One of the internet’s foremost tech journalists blasted the owner of Fox News and The Wall Street Journal as the “largest menace to the modern world.” Recode co-founder and New York Times contributor Kara Swisher wrote in a tweet on Jan. 8, 2020, “If you had to pick one person who has been the largest menace in the modern world, spreading hate and disinformation that has…
NY Times Blames Australia Fire Inaction on Warming, Rupert Murdoch
January 10th, 2020 1:01 PM
Sydney-based New York Times reporter Damien Cave found yet another thing to blame on the conservative press and in particular Australian-born newspaper mogul Rupert Murdoch: “Murdoch Manipulates Debate on Australia’s Fires.” The front of the Business Day section on Thursday featured the Sydney-based reporter committing his standard Murdoch-demonizing opinions to the Times…
Netflix Show: Why Does the President Lie? 'Because He's a Sociopath'
October 28th, 2019 5:00 PM
Aging acting coach Sandy Kominsky, once a successful actor, and his best friend, his longtime agent Norman Newlander, are back in Season Two of Netflix’s The Kominsky Method. Airing on October 25, the eight episodes, each one-half hour long, are an easy and enjoyable binge. The only problem is that Chuck Lorre, the Executive Producer, is an openly anti-Trump member of the Hollywood…
CNN's New Day Pushes Trump, McConnell for More Gun Control
August 5th, 2019 6:54 PM
On Monday's New Day, the three-hour CNN show treated viewers to a parade of one guest after another who pushed for more gun laws in reaction to the weekend's mass shootings. Even Republican-leaning guests like CNN contributor John Kasich and former Donald Trump advisor Anthony Scaramucci came down on the liberal side of the issue. No one noted the argument that the killers in both El…
Fox-Obsessed NY Times Revels in Trashy TV Shows and Play
June 20th, 2019 10:40 PM
James Poniewozik, the New York Times’ chief TV critic, ran a fevered attack on three recent works -- two television shows and a play -- that render media mogul Rupert Murdoch and his outlets, including the Roger Ailes-led Fox News, in unflattering terms. The headline hid the inflammatory nature of the text: “Rupert Murdoch and Roger Ailes Gave Us Fox. These Shows Try to Make Sense of…
Maher Calls Trump and Fox News 'The Axis of Evil in the World Now'
May 11th, 2019 7:04 PM
On Real Time Friday, host Bill Maher closed his satirical segment “New Rules” by urging First Lady Melania Trump to dump the President, arguing that her doing so would enable President Trump to “implode on his own.” Maher also encouraged Rupert Murdoch’s wife, Jerry Hall, to do the same before describing Fox News as an “axis of evil” and comparing the…