95 Percent of Time Networks Ignore Job Losses, Bankruptcies in Coal

June 14th, 2016 11:07 AM
President Obama threatened to bankrupt the coal industry before he was elected. Presumptive Democratic nominee Hillary Clinton recently told coal miners she would put a lot of them “out of business.” Both statements were clear as crystal. The left wants to eliminate the coal industry. But the network news media have done their best to conceal the issue by ignoring the Obama administration’s role…

NBC Asks Al Gore About GOP ‘Threat’ to Climate Change ‘Progress’

May 23rd, 2016 11:18 AM
During a fawning interview with former Vice President Al Gore aired on Monday’s NBC Today, correspondent Anne Thompson teed up the global warming activist to bash Republicans: “Do you see a Trump presidency undoing all the progress that the U.S. has made in the last ten years in the fight against climate change?” Thompson fretted: “This is a man who’s called climate change a ‘hoax’ and other…

NBC Nightly News Admits Media Bias (But It’s Not What You Think)

November 20th, 2014 11:17 AM
On Wednesday’s NBC Nightly News — a broadcast that has yet to mention the infamous comments of ObamaCare architect Jonathan Gruber — anchor Brian Williams conceded his profession “might be guilty” of bias in its coverage, but his admission had nothing to do with liberals and conservatives. Instead, Nightly News devoted nearly two minutes (1 minute, 56 seconds) to a study showing media bias in…

NBC's Mitchell Hails 'Landmark' Climate Deal; Slams Anti-Science GOP

November 13th, 2014 12:10 PM
At the top of her 12 p.m. ET hour MSNBC show on Wednesday, host Andrea Mitchell cheered President Obama "achieving a landmark climate agreement" with China to restrict carbon emissions: "I know this is going to take place over a long time, but – there are a lot of obstacles ahead, but this still marks a very big change from the stalemate between the U.S. and China..."

NBC’s Thompson Hypes U.S.-China Climate Deal; Frets GOP ‘Roadblocks'

November 12th, 2014 10:44 PM
During Wednesday’s NBC Nightly News, NBC’s chief environmental affairs correspondent Anne Thompson enthusiastically promoted the global warming agreement between the United States and China that was announced earlier in the day, but fretted that Republicans were “already putting up roadblocks if congressional action is needed.” Anchor Brian Williams hyped that it was “[a] surprise announcement” …

MSNBC Points Finger at NRA For 'Making the Ebola Crisis Worse'

October 3rd, 2014 3:15 PM

MSNBC anchor Krystal Ball and NBC correspondent Anne Thompson shamelessly politicized the Ebola crisis in a Thursday op-ed on MSNBC.com. Ball and Thompson bewailed how due to "Senate dysfunction and NRA opposition, we don't have a surgeon general right now....during a time when, we not only have Ebola arriving on our shores, but are also dealing with the mysterious Enterovirus, which is…

CBS Spotlights China's Underground Catholics as Pope Visits S. Korea

August 14th, 2014 4:28 PM
Thursday's CBS This Morning stood out for zeroing in on the plight of Catholics in China, as it covered Pope Francis's trip to South Korea. Seth Doane noted the Pope's overflight of the communist country, and pointed out how "that's significant, because the last time a pope wanted to fly through Chinese airspace was in 1989, and Beijing refused the request." The Pope at that time, St. John Paul…

NBC Freaks Out Over New Climate Change Report: ‘Threat To Lady Liber

May 20th, 2014 8:20 PM
NBC Nightly News is at it again, trying to scare its audience about the impending dangers of climate change. Following two reports in early May, the Tuesday, May 20 Nightly News hyped how there’s “a new warning about some iconic American treasures including the threat to Lady Liberty herself.” Fill-in host Lester Host introduced the segment by declaring that our “American treasures... might…

Hours Before John Paul II's Canonization, Networks Hype Priest Sex Abu

April 28th, 2014 7:57 PM
ABC, CBS, and NBC spotlighted the issue of child sex abuse by priests on their Saturday morning and evening newscasts – twenty-four hours or less before the Catholic Church canonized Popes John XXIII and John Paul II. CBS and NBC both uncritically turned to the president of Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests (SNAP), but didn't mention her controversial affiliations with prominent anti…

Just Before Canonization, NBC Hypes John Paul II Critic Saying Many Fe

April 25th, 2014 2:38 PM
The Friday before the Catholic church would celebrate the canonization of two popes, NBC's Today hyped the "controversy" of the jubilant fans of Blessed John Paul II "drowning out dissent" from those who felt "stomped on" during his papacy. Raining on the canonization parade, NBC's Anne Thompson said the crowds who chanted "sainthood now" at John Paul II's funeral were "drowning out dissent…

Panicked NBC: 'World Must Act Now' to 'Avert Disaster' of Climate Chan

April 14th, 2014 5:01 PM
Hyping the latest alarmist global warming study on Sunday's NBC Nightly News, fill-in anchor Carl Quintanilla proclaimed: "A new U.N. report out today warns the world must act now to address climate change to avert disaster." In the report that followed, correspondent Anne Thompson fretted: "The report says time is running out to avoid the worst impacts of climate change. Melting ice sheets…

NBC: Ignore Arctic Temperatures Nationwide, Global Warming is Happenin

January 10th, 2014 10:10 AM
On Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, chief environmental affairs correspondent Anne Thompson dismissed global warming skeptics pointing to record-low temperatures across the country: "As America the frozen thaws out, some want to reignite the debate over global warming....the Mercury feels like it's been on a bungee jump. Take New York, fifty-five degrees on Monday, down to a daily record low of…

NBC: Polar Bears Like 'Passengers on the Titanic' Because of Global Wa

November 15th, 2013 9:49 AM
Teasing an upcoming story on Wednesday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams warned of "the habitat of the polar bears melting earlier and faster than ever" and promised "a jaw-dropping look at a way of life quickly disappearing." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump] In the report that followed minutes later, chief environmental correspondent Anne Thompson kept up the…

NBC Hype: Pope's 'Revolutionary' Gay Comments 'Stunned the Catholic Wo

July 30th, 2013 1:49 PM
At the top of Monday's NBC Nightly News, anchor Brian Williams seized on Pope Francis expressing compassion toward gay people of faith and framed the comments as a major shift for the Catholic Church: "Making history. We're on the Pope's plane as he makes some stunning comments that sure sounded revolutionary..." [Listen to the audio or watch the video after the jump] Later introducing a…